Category: Sports

Clarke Central Swimming and Diving prepares for Area Championships

The Clarke Central Gladiators Swimming and Diving team will compete in the Area Championships on Friday. “We’re still working on technique stuff, so this week really really concentrating on trying to finish a lot of that stuff, get their strokes working properly, working on starts and turn,” says Assistant head Coach Sean Gillan. The coed…

No. 6 Georgia runs away with 2017 SEC Championship

In their second meeting in three weeks, No. 6 Georgia (12-1) exacted revenge against its “feudin’ cousin”, No. 2 Auburn (10-3), in a 28-7 win in the 2017 SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium while almost certainly punching a ticket to the school’s first ever College Football Playoff appearance.

SEC Championship Game Watching Events

  ATHENS, GA — Tickets to the SEC Football Championship game have become a coveted item over the last few weeks. The football game will be played between the University of Georgia and Auburn University. UGA fans want revenge against Auburn after losing badly on November 11th, 2017. Auburn obviously has other plans, with the winner of…

College football recruits respond to Twitter controversy

The University of Georgia’s 2018 football recruitment class includes athletes like five-star quarterback Justin Fields and the nation’s number one running back Zamir White. Georgia’s 2018 football recruiting class is ranked fifth in nation according to 247-sports. However, earlier this week, UGA lost four-star defender Caleb Tannor from its 2018 class. High school athletes frequently…

New CTE findings, local mission earns grant for athletic gear

A living patient has been diagnosed with CTE brain disease. That’s the disease some professional football players have been struggling with as a result of head trauma. The Downtown Ministry Football Program in Athens is looking into this using the 100 thousand dollar grant it just received. The Downtown Ministry football program suggests programs invest…

Athens Academy football in state playoffs

ATHENS, Ga– The Athens Academy Spartans are hosting their first playoff game of the season tomorrow night after coming off of a bye last week. They finished the season with a perfect 10-0 undefeated record in the Single A Private class. Athens Academy plays First Presbyterian Day tomorrow night at Slaughter Field in Athens. Kick…