The North Georgia College & State University baseball team has been picked to finish fifth according to the Peach Belt Conference preseason poll of the league's coaches, released on Friday afternoon.
AUGUSTA – For the third straight season, the North Georgia College & State University softball team has been picked to win the Peach Belt Conference Championship the league announced Wednesday afternoon, unanimously receiving the honor from a poll of the league's head coaches.
The Young Harris women's basketball team scored 32 points in the paint and added 16 fastbreak points in a 71-33 win over Hiawassee College on Wednesday night in Madisonville, Tenn., to earn its fourth straight win.
Jaybo Shaw, a Flowery Branch graduate and current member of the Georgia Southern football team, was honored with the Erk Russell Award at the team's annual postseason banquet Saturday night.
Led by 18 points, six rebounds and eight assists from LaDondra Johnson, the Young Harris College women's basketball team defeated Reinhardt University, 77-55, on Monday in Young Harris.
Piedmont College president Dr. Ray Cleere and the Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that the college will add women's lacrosse as a varsity sport beginning in the 2011-12 school year. The initial year will be used to create the program's recruiting base and scheduling with the goal of beginning competition in the spring of 2013.
DAHLONEGA - The North Georgia College & State University women's basketball team trailed by as many as 17 points in the first half on Saturday, but rallied in the second half before falling 66-63 to Columbus State University in Peach Belt Conference action in Dahlonega.
Freshman Tatiana Khudiakova scored a season-high 18 points on Saturday to help the Brenau University Golden Tigers (9-3, 1-0) pick up their opening conference win against the Brewton-Parker Barons (4-9, 0-1) by a score of 79-54 in Gainesville.
GREENWOOD, S.C. - David Pruett came to Lander with a reputation of being a stellar 3-point shooter. But of his first 32 shots from behind the arc this season, he made only six.
Roderick Bombard score 19 and Gainesville graduate George Manomano had 14 points to lead Truett McConnell to a 73-68 road win over Young Harris on Monday.
David Pruett, a Lakeview Academy graduate and a sophomore at Lander University, has been named the Peach Belt Conference's Player of the Week for the second time this season.
DAHLONEGA - North Georgia College & State University will induct the first four members into the school's newly chartered Athletics Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Jan. 28. The honorees are former basketball players Brenda Hill-Gilmore and Jim Hyder, former basketball coach and athletic director Bill Ensley, and former baseball player and donor Bob Stein.
Justine Clay, a Buford High graduate and a member of the Piedmont College women's soccer team was selected to the Scholar All-South Region Team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Thursday.
To keep from going crazy, Anastasia Minaeva and Tatiana Khudiakova knew they'd have to rely on each other.
Coach Mike Davenport and the staff of the North Georgia College & State University softball team were named the best in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region for 2010 at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association's annual convention last weekend in San Diego, Calif.