COLUMBIA, S.C. - One young man's misfortune could mean a big opportunity for one former Hall County football standout.
Two members of the fourth-ranked North Georgia College & State University softball team received honors from the Peach Belt Conference this week.
Charlie Patterson will take over as the coach of Piedmont College men's and women's cross country teams, the school announced Monday.
Ellen Black went 5 for 7 with five RBIs and two home runs on the day as the fifth-ranked Brenau University softball team swept a doubleheader with Emmanuel College, 11-0, 9-2, on Saturday.
North Georgia College & State University swept Columbus State in a doubleheader on Sunday, taking a big step toward the program's third straight Peach Belt Conference title.
The North Georgia College & State University baseball team lost to Columbus State, 1-0, on Friday at Bob Stein Stadium in Dahlonega.
The North Georgia College & State University baseball team scored seven runs in the first inning and cruised to a 12-4 win over Anderson University on Tuesday at Bob Stein Stadium in Dahlonega.
The 4th-ranked North Georgia softball team suffered its first Peach Belt Conference loss in more than two years on Saturday afternoon, dropping both ends of a doubleheader to Augusta State University at Jaguar Field.
The fourth-ranked North Georgia College & State University softball team opened Peach Belt Conference play Thursday by sweeping a doubleheader with Flagler College, 8-1, 6-1, at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium in Dahlonega. North Georgia (26-6, 2-0 PCB) starter Sarah Phillips (11-3) earned the win on the mound, while giving up only one hit in Game 1. Jessica Coan (11-3) allowed two hits and one run, while walking three and striking out nine to earn the win in Game 2.
The North Georgia College & State University baseball team dropped one spot in last week's Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Division II Top 30 Poll, coming in at No. 11 in the country following a weekend sweep in Peach Belt Conference action.
The 10th-ranked North Georgia College & State University baseball team completed a three-game sweep of Georgia Southwestern with a 4-2 win on Sunday in Americus.
DAHLONEGA - The second-ranked North Georgia softball team pulled off their biggest comeback of the year on Saturday, scoring three unanswered runs to sneak by third-ranked Valdosta State at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium in game two of the Captain D's Classic in Dahlonega.
Hannah Boudreaux placed 14th in the 400-meter freestyle relay, and Julia Ferreira placed in the top 20 in the 200-meter breaststroke, as the Brenau University swim team ended its season at the NAIA National Championship on Tuesday in Saint Louis.
The North Georgia College & State University softball team is ranked second in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II Top 25 Poll, released Wednesday.
The tenth-ranked North Georgia College & State University baseball team scored three runs in the ninth inning to earn a 4-2 win over the University of West Georgia on Tuesday at Cole Field in Carrollton.