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UPDATE: UGA football player Trenton Thompson withdraws from classes

ATHENS, Ga. — University of Georgia defensive tackle Trenton Thompson is withdrawing from classes this semester at UGA after being released from Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A police report filed today indicated Thompson was found by police officials late Wednesday night wandering in the street on River Road on UGA campus. After determining that Thompson was “behaving incoherently”, the officer contacted Emergency Medical Services. Police asked Thompson what medication he had taken. He claimed he had taken “two oxies.” Thompson returned home after being rushed to the hospital Wednesday evening. A…

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First-Year Coaches Quiz

Kirby Smart’s first season as UGA’s head coach is one bowl game away from completion. Smart’s first year had some striking similarities to Nick Saban’s first season at Alabama, where Smart was his defensive coordinator from 2008 to 2015. The first-year head coach finished the regular season with a 7-5 record, but how does that stack up against some of UGA’s former coaches in their first seasons? We made a quick quiz to see how much you know about some of college football’s greats in their first years as head…

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Quiz: How well do YOU know Georgia Sports?

The University of Georgia’s University Union is hosting a Sports Trivia contest tonight at 8:00 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall. To help you study up on Georgia sports, Grady Newsource reporter Cam Gaskins made a quick quiz that covers the Bulldogs, the Falcons, and everything in between. Take the quiz here to see how much you really know about the history of sports in the state of Georgia!  

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A Voice From Homecoming Past

Steve Lewis was a student at the University of Georgia in the early 1980s. Today he owns Lightninrv in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Ligqhtninrv allows customers to rent motorhomes, travel-trailers, and pop-up campers   for every event including those Bulldogs’ game days. One of his favorite game days was the homecoming game. He remembers homecoming week as a time to get to know others on Milledge Avenue and take part in the week’s festivities. “Watching the floats come down Milledge with all the other students… everybody put their furniture down by the sidewalk for a…

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Bulldogs Fall to the LSU Tigers

The UGA volleyball team is on road this week as they head on over to Auburn Wednesday for yet another Tiger brawl after getting mawled by the LSU tigers yesterday afternoon. From the very start, it just wasn’t looking good for the Bulldogs, after losing the first set by 12 points. In the second set, the Bulldogs seemed to be more aggressive, keeping up with the Tigers throughout the enitre set, but the Tigers continued their aggressive approach kill after kill, which finally resulted in a score of 25 to 21. University of Georgia’s…

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UGA Softball Recap

  Athens, GA- The UGA softball team got the better of an in-state rival Wednesday night, as they defeated the Georgia State Lady Panthers by a score of 8-0 in 5 innings. Pitcher Kylie Bass went the distance for the Lady Dawgs tossing a two-hit shutout. The Dawgs were also active at the plate, tallying 13 hits on the night. Tina Iosefa notched her third grand slam of the year. The Lady Dawgs are now 9-6 in SEC play, and 37-10 overall. They will play the 42-5  Auburn Tigers on Friday. The Tigers are currently ranked second…

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UGA Target Demetris Robertson to Announce Decision Early May

Multiple sources report that five-star recruit Demetris Robertson will announce his college decision on May 2nd. The number one receiver in the nation has been recruited by high-end programs such as Alabama, Georgia, Notre Dame, and Cal. As of today, 247sports predicts Robertson is committing to Georgia. Since Robertson did not sign a letter of intent on signing day, he will not be obligated to any program until he enrolls and shows up on campus. Check out highlights of one of the nation’s most coveted recruits.

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How much do college students really pay each semester?

ATHENS, GA — The Board of Regents announced yesterday that tuition will not increase in the 2016-2017 school year. Many parents and students believe this announcement is long overdue, as tuition rates increased last year between 2.5 and nine percent, per the University of System of Georgia. These semester breakdowns from students who attend colleges all over Georgia demonstrate that extracurricular expenses for a college student are much more detailed and costly than just tuition alone. We talked to some of the students to see exactly what needs and interests are…

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Will Kirby Smart fill Sanford for G-Day?

ATHENS, GA — Georgia’s annual spring football game, G-Day, is going to be a special game this year. For the first time in 15 years, Georgia is led by a new head coach, Kirby Smart. Kirby Smart has big plans for the football program. At Tuesday’s Athletic Association Board Meeting, he said one of his top priorities is to sell out G-Day, a feat that has never been done at Georgia. A stadium filled to maximum capacity for spring games are very rare. Last year, Georgia reported having a crowd of 46,815,…

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Grady Newsource daily UGA sports roundup: Nov. 9

Sophomore Zach Healy picked up his first career win and Georgia golf placed second in the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic. The tournament took place in Hawaii and was the Bulldogs final tournament of the fall season. Georgia finished behind Oklahoma, who led for the entire tournament. The men’s golf team does not tee it up again until February, when the team heads to Puerto Rico for the Puerto Rico Classic. Georgia volleyball lost again on Sunday, this time falling to Texas A&M 3-0. The Bulldogs remain winless in SEC play and have…

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