The Columbus Rapids as an organization is very aptly named. Just three weeks after announcing that profession indoor soccer is returning to the Civic Center this winter, the team took the next step.Thursday morning the Rapids announced head coaches as well as an addition to the ownership group.
The Little League Southeastern Regional is the next stop for the Northern All-Stars as they look to earn a trip to Williamsport and the World Series.The Georgia state champs have been working hard since bringing home the banner. They had to do it the hard way, of course, recovering from getting run-ruled in the opener by running the table thru the losers bracket. That taught them a lot about themselves.
The Columbus Lions have a few things in their pocket right now. They have that National Arena League playoff spot locked up and they know they’re hosting an National Arena League semifinal game.Now they’re getting ready for a Flight test, hoping to get take to the air before the postseason.
Ben Carr began his day with four straight birdies en route to a round of 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a four-shot lead after two rounds of the 92nd Southeastern Amateur at the Country Club of Columbus.
All eyes at SEC Media Days were on new Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin on Thursday. The Tigers have already adopted his 4th-and-1 mentality. All signs say it’s been a smooth transition on the Plains for Harsin.
The Alabama Crimson Tide is in a familiar spot. The Tide has won six national titles since 2000. Another one this year would give them a second back-to-back repeat under the leadership of Nick Saban. But going back-to-back means forgetting all about last season.
Last year, JT Daniels was coming back from a torn ACL. Now, he’s got a shot to lead Georgia to its first national championship in over 40 years, thanks in part to the lessons learned from his misfortune.
The Phenix City 12U All-Stars are back at it for the third time in four years they look for another trip to the Cal Ripken World Series.They went unbeaten to win the district title, then ran the table in Florence, going 5-0 to claim the Alabama Cal Ripken state title. Next stop is Grand Bay for the Southwest regional.
The Columbus Lions have been clicking to say the least -- and not just on the field. There’s been a great outpouring of support from the fan base in Columbus and Lions coach Jason Gibson is loving what he’s seeing.
The Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots extended their Sunbelt Baseball League winning streak to three games with a doubleheader sweep of the Gwinnett Astros on Saturday at Golden Park, winning a game that had been suspended 8-6 and following it up with a 3-2 victory in the regularly scheduled game.
It was a crazy Friday night at Golden Park, one that saw a rain delay of over an hour and a half, some “interesting” calls from umpires, three ejections, and less than two innings of play, as the Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots and Gwinnett Astros met in the opening game of a two-game series on a night honoring the FPHL champion Columbus River Dragons.
This is preparation season for high school football season. You know the deal -- lifting and conditioning. But that gets boring after a while. That’s where the magic of 7-on-7 scrimmages puts the fun back into it.
The Columbus Lions are literally in the middle of their big midseason break, a 21-day stretch in between games in a season that’s seen them establish themselves as a power in the National Arena League and a frontrunner to bring another league championship to Columbus.
The Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots had to roll with the punches on Thursday afternoon when heavy rains came through and soaked Golden Park. Instead of holding their first practice, the first-year Sunbelt League team went with Plan B, and distributed hats and practice gear to the players.
The Columbus State Cougars stayed alive in the NCAA Division Two Southeast Regional with an 8-2 win over the UNC Pembroke Braves on Friday afternoon in a game played at Dillard Field in Tigerville, S.C.