The University of North Georgia softball team has climbed eight spots from to fourth in the first National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll of the season following an 11-2 start. Valdosta State University, the 2012 NCAA Division II national champion, remained atop the standings 14 first-place votes thanks to a 9-1 record.
The Brenau University swim team placed fourth in the Appalachian Swim Conference Championship over the weekend in Barbourville, Ky.
University of North Georgia softball pitcher Courtney Poole has been named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week, announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Young Harris College began its home schedule with a softball doubleheader sweep over Erskine College on Monday in Young Harris. The Mountain Lions won the opener 4-2.
The No. 12-ranked University of North Georgia softball team recorded its sixth win in a row Saturday afternoon as the Saints claimed a 7-0 win over the University of West Georgia in the UAH Charger Chillout in Decatur, Ala.
The 12th-ranked University of North Georgia softball team began its third early season tournament with a 6-4 victory against the University of West Alabama on Friday in Decatur, Ala.
The University of North Georgia women's basketball team dominated Francis Marion University, winning 82-48 on Thursday in Florence, S.C.
The University of North Georgia baseball team picked up its first win of the season, defeating the King College Tornado 11-9 at Bob Stein Stadium in Dahlonega on Saturday.
The University of North Georgia baseball team opened its home slate Friday evening with a 3-0 loss to King College (Tenn.) at Bob Stein Stadium in Dahlonega.
The University of North Georgia women's basketball team jumped out to an early lead but couldn't hang on and fell 71-64 to Young Harris College on Thursday in Young Harris.
Brenau University won four singles matches en route to a 6-3 win in a nonconference women's tennis match against Young Harris College on Wednesday in Young Harris.
Barrett Elkins was hired as the men's tennis coach at Young Harris College on Tuesday. Elkins spent nearly four years as the head men's and women's tennis and head men's and women's golf coach at Ave Maria University located in Ave Maria, Fla. He started the tennis program from scratch. Elkins graduated from the Southern Catholic College, where he initiated the college's first club tennis program.
The University of North Georgia finished third in a rifle tri-meet with North Carolina State and Memphis on Saturday in Dahlonega.
In the day's first game, the University of North Georgia jumped out to a sizable lead in the top of the first inning, capitalizing on a hit and two errors by Lynn University (2-2), before eventually losing 4-3 on Sunday in Columbus.
The last time the University of North Georgia saw the University of Montevallo, the Falcons were escaping Memorial Hall Gymnasium with a narrow win. The second time around, the Saints (8-11, 6-6 Peach Belt Conference) were able to enact revenge on the Falcons (13-9, 8-5 PBC) with an 82-76 road victory on Saturday inside Bank Trust Arena.