Officials said Monday a 16-year-old wrestler at Carver High School in Columbus died during practice and classes have been suspended until Thursday. The unidentified teen collapsed while he was jogging during practice Monday morning and was later pronounced dead.
A 12-year-old basketball player from Buford who collapsed at a game and died Saturday night is being remembered by coaches as a great kid. Coach Byron Larrieu said the 6-foot player was "a phenomenal kid with a great sense of humor."
The Georgia Bulldogs are playing in a Florida bowl game Tuesday – just not the one they wanted. It’s the Capital One Bowl in Orlando rather than the national championship in Miami.
It’s a return trip to El Paso and the Sun Bowl for the Georgia Tech football team Monday afternoon after an uneven season. The Yellow Jackets have lost their last two games: the conference championship and the annual in-state rivalry match against Georgia. Now they turn their attention to the University of Southern California.
The Chick-fil-A Bowl is a sellout for the 16th consecutive year. The bowl said Monday it has sold all its tickets for the Dec. 31 game between No. 9 Louisiana State and No. 14 Clemson at the Georgia Dome.
In a game that featured two of the state’s best senior running backs, one was able to make the crucial plays down the stretch while the other could not overcome a blistering defense determined to stop the run at all costs.
Sandy Creek left no doubt this time. After close, low-scoring affairs in their first two state championship game wins in 2009 and 2010, the Patriots closed out the Class AAAA final today at the Georgia Dome in the first half in a 45-10 whitewashing of Ridgeland.
Jefferson quarterback Bryant Shirreffs stole the show as he led the Dragons to a 31-14 win and their first state title in school history.
After a 47-43 loss in the first round of the 2011 playoffs, the ECI Bulldogs were able to go the distance this season and hoist the 2012 Class A-Public championship trophy after rolling over the Dooly County Bobcats 47-7.
Gainesville has been known as a team that has a lot of success in the regular season, but can’t win the big game. That all changed Friday night as the Red Elephants took apart Ware County 49-13 in the Class AAAA Championship game at the Georgia Dome.