Thursday’s state basketball playoff scores

Area high school basketball teams aimed to keep their seasons alive Thursday night as the state playoffs rolled on in Georgia and South Carolina.

UGA, Clemson to meet in 2021 season opener in Charlotte

HHI’s Driessen named to SC Athletic Hall of Fame

Legendary NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt died 19 years ago today at Daytona 500

  Savannah Golf Championship holds media day

Beach High School’s Coach Hawthorne retiring after 21 seasons

GHSA state tournament first-round results, Sweet 16 match-ups

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Local wrestlers shine at state tournament

Podcast: GHSA state basketball tournament tips off Valentine’s Day

Eagles keep pace in Sun Belt with win over Coastal

Area wrestlers advance to GHSA state semis

  BC’s Farthing hopes to go out a winner

Cameron excited for opportunity at Vidalia

Stewart hoping to bring stability to Windsor Forest

New Windsor Forest head football coach Jeb Stewart plans to bring some much needed consistency to the Knights.

Knights to name Jenkins’ Stewart as new head coach

Stewart served as Warriors’ offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.

Cameron leaving Jenkins for Vidalia

Jason Cameron is leaving Jenkins after three seasons to take over as the head coach at Vidalia.

Tigers sweep rival Golden Rams at home

Savannah State cruises past Albany State in men's and women's basketball Monday night at home.

GHSA state basketball playoff matchups set

  GHSA region basketball tournament championship scores

Podcast: Savannah State inks homegrown class, another top class for UGA

“Thankful” Moore excited for another opportunity at Savannah High

Thursday’s region basketball tournament games postponed for weather

National Signing Day 2020 Central

  Savannah State football inks homegrown class

Two colors made their way to signing day ceremonies across the Coastal Empire: orange and blue.

Pennington getting back in the game with Bulloch Academy

Long time head coach Steve Pennington is coming out of retirement to take over at Bulloch Academy. The coaching veteran last led a team in 2017.

  “Top Flight” soars for Atom Smashers

Johnson's team manager showed everyone why he's called "Top Flight" Friday night in the Smashers' senior night win.

GHSA region basketball tournament schedules, scores

The GHSA region tournaments will determine what seed teams will represent in the 2020.

Georgia Southern basketball’s all-time leading scorer dies at 85

Chester Webb, Georgia Southern basketball’s all-time leading scorer, passed away at the age of 85-years-old on Wednesday.

Friday’s area high school basketball scores

High school basketball teams are beginning to close out the regular season, with Friday being one of the last days to prove their merit before region tournaments.

  Nationally touring Late Model Series returns to Georgia this weekend

One of the nation’s biggest dirt racing series is hitting the track in Glynn County this weekend.

  Super Bowl party snack ideas

Everyone loves a good Super Bowl party, so WTOC put together a few easy snacks that will help make your party a hit.

Eagles bounce back, throttle Trojans

After a gutwrenching loss Saturday to Georgia State, the Eagles bounced back in a big way Thursday, blowing out Troy at home.

  Blue Devils streaking toward state title goal

Statesboro has won 18 games in a row, and now find themselves in the state title hunt.

John Andretti, longtime NASCAR, IndyCar driver, dies at 56 after battle with cancer

John Andretti, a longtime NASCAR and IndyCar driver, has passed away at age 56 after a long battle with colon cancer.

Sources: Moore tabbed as Savannah High head football coach

Savannah High is hiring former New Hampstead head coach Michael Moore as the new leader of the Blue Jacket football program.

  Windsor downs Johnson to take region lead; Tuesday’s high school basketball scoreboard

Windsor Forest took a key step towards back to back region titles with a home win over Johnson

  Tigers earn pair of blowout wins, honor Kobe

The Savannah State men's and women's pick up blowout victories over region for Paine College.

  Kobe Bryant’s sudden death in helicopter crash shocks fans, athletes around the world

While flying in foggy conditions, the helicopter plunged into a rugged hillside killing all nine people aboard, including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.

  Coastal Empire basketball community remembers Kobe Bryant

When many people think of Kobe Bryant, they think of championships and accolades. But Bryant’s impact went way beyond basketball, creating an everlasting impression on those who admired him.

Sacrifices and aggressive play paved path for Chiefs DB, ex-Clemson standout Breeland to Super Bowl

Former Clemson Tiger Bashaud Breeland still cannot believe what awaits him next Sunday.

LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant to become 3rd top scorer in NBA history

Despite scoring 29 points, LeBron James couldn’t lead the Los Angeles Lakers to victory on the milestone night, losing 108-91 to the Philadelphia 76ers.

  Cavs, Hornets split; Friday’s high school hoops scoreboard

High school basketball scores from Friday, January 25, 2020

Country Day’s Miller circles back, signs with Army

Savannah Country Day's Andre Miller picked and signed with Army Thursday

Hennon looking forward to Eagles’ 2020 season

Georgia Southern head baseball coach Rodney Hennon says there is a lot to like about the Eagles in 2020.

  Buzzer beater sends Matadors past Lions; Tuesday’s high school basketball scores

High school basketball scores from Tuesday, January 21, 2020

  Two former Eagles on Super Bowl 54 rosters

The stage for Super Bowl 54 is officially set, with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs facing off at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.

Nick Fitzgerald signs XFL contract

Former Richmond Hill stand-out Nick Fitzgerald has signed with the St. Louis Battlehawks in the XFL.

Amanze Ngumezi leaves Georgia, announces transfer to Jacksonville State

Former Johnson Atom Smasher Amanze Ngumezi announced on Twitter he is leaving Georgia for Jacksonville State.

  Dawgs win the Thrasher Cup, Savannah Hockey Classic

They had to go to a shoot-out in overtime to do it, but the Thrasher Cup is heading back to Athens after the Ice Dawgs defeated Georgia Tech 4-3 in the Savannah Hockey Classic.

  Noles rally, Dawgs cruise to opening night wins at Hockey Classic

Florida State rallied for a victory against Georgia Tech while the Dawgs ran away from Florida.

  Paving completed on Tormenta Way, development continues for new soccer stadium

Developers of a stadium for Statesboro’s pro soccer team say it will bring even more growth with it, including a major grocery store.

  Ice Dawgs visit children at Memorial Health ahead of Savannah Hockey Classic

The Georgia Ice Dawgs are in town for the Savannah Hockey Classic, but before their game they made a special pit stop to visit the kids at Memorial Health

Dawgs name Monken OC, keep Coley on staff

The University of Georgia football program has made coaching changes on the offensive side of the ball.

Puck drops on Savannah Hockey Classic Friday; Dawgs aim to reclaim title

One of Savannah's most popular sporting events returns to the Savannah Civic Center for the annual Savannah Hockey Classic.

  21st annual Enmarket Savannah Hockey Classic starts on Friday

A drop in temperatures just in time for the 21st annual Savannah Hockey Classic this weekend.

Chomskis leaving Vidalia for Lincoln County

Vidalia head football coach Lee Chomskis has stepped down and will be taking over the football program at Lincoln County.

High school hoops scores from Tuesday, Jan. 14

High school basketball scores from around the area for Tuesday, January 14.

LSU wins 4th national championship with 42-25 victory over Clemson

LSU was seeking its first national championship since 2007 and first in the College Football Playoff era.

  Savannah Golf Championship brings new twists in 2020

In addition to bringing golf’s up and coming stars to Savannah, the Savannah Golf Championship plans to enhance entertainment opportunities for fans all around the course.

Report: UGA lands grad transfer QB Newman

ESPN reports Georgia has added Wake Forest grad transfer QB Jamie Newman. Newman started 16 games for the Demon Deacons, and racked up more than 3,000 total yards in 2019.

Eagles return home, get back in win column

The Eagles returned home after 19 days away and stayed unbeaten at Hanner Fieldhouse this season.

Dye, legendary golf course designer, dies at 94

Pete Dye, the legendary golf course designer who built some of America's most famous and challenging courses, died Thursday at 94. He built several courses in the Low Country, including Harbour Town Golf Links.

Tormenta FC adds three academy standouts, Savannah natives

Tormenta FC adds three academy standouts and Savannah natives to the top team roster for the 2020 season.

  Racing returns to Oglethorpe Speedway Park

Racing returns to Oglethorpe Speedway Park this weekend.

Eagles tab Sweany as interim AD, begins national search

Georgia Southern University announced on Wednesday that university President Kyle Marrero has named Lisa Sweany the interim athletic director, while they begin a national search to find Tom Kleinlein’s replacement.

Fromm leaving UGA for NFL Draft

Georgia QB Jake Fromm made his NFL Draft decision Wednesday afternoon on social media.

Johnson girls down Beach; Tuesday’s other scores

The Johnson Atom Smahers earned their 10th win in a row

Kleinlein discusses departure from Georgia Southern

Tom Kleinlein talks about his impending departure as Georgia Southern's athletic director.

SSU women pick up home win

Savannah State rides another solid offensive performance to a victory over Coastal Georgia Monday night.

Eagles close out road trip with loss to Trojans

Georgia Southern couldn't keep up with Little Rock as the Eagles closed out a four-game road trip.

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

  From Islands to Athens: IHS senior signs to walk-on Georgia football team

Thousands watched as the Georgia Bulldogs took down the Baylor Bears in the Sugar Bowl, but one local high school student watched knowing that the next time the Dawgs took the field, he would be part of the team.

UGA’s Richard LeCounte returning for senior year

Former Liberty County stand-out Richard LeCounte told the media at the Sugar Bowl that he would make his NFL decision after the game when he talked with his family.

  Savannah State O-Line Coach accepts position with Florida State

Savannah State offensive line coach Manrey Saint-Amour tweeted out on Saturday that he is heading to Tallahassee to join Florida State’s staff with new head coach Mike Norvell as an offensive line graduate assistant.

  Tom Kleinlein resigns as Georgia Southern athletics director

Georgia Southern Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein has resigned from his position at Georgia Southern University.

UGA fans celebrate Sugar Bowl win

Georgia Bulldog fans are still celebrating the team’s Sugar Bowl victory late Wednesday night in New Orleans.

Pickens leads No. 5 Georgia past No. 8 Baylor in Sugar Bowl

Georgia finishes the season 12-2

Dawgs overcome attrition for Sugar Bowl win over Baylor

The Georgia Bulldogs entered Wednesday night’s Sugar Bowl down 18 players but didn’t skip a beat in a 26-14 win over #7 Baylor.

Beer, wine sales to begin Thursday at Colonial Life Arena

When the South Carolina women’s basketball team takes on No. 13 Kentucky at Colonial Life Arena, fans will have one more option to choose when they make their way to the concession stands.

Pre-game questions focus off-field ahead of Sugar Bowl

As two of the nation’s best college football defenses face-off in one of the biggest bowl games, questions are focusing more on what’s happening off of the field.

  Fans excited on the eve of the Sugar Bowl

Thousands of Georgia Bulldog fans will be bringing in the New Year in New Orleans as the team plays in the Sugar Bowl Wednesday night.