Jenkins runs past Johnson for 2-0 region start

  SSU football player dedicating season to home country devastated by Dorian

  Man Utd player helps dream trip come true for Ga. cancer survivor

Raiders in center of state volleyball title conversation

Savannah State football doesn’t have a victory hangover, preparing for conference play

  Sonny Seiler, friend swim the Savannah in the summer of ’55

Continued Coverage

Adrian Peterson elected to GA Sports Hall of Fame

  Tigers take court with heavy hearts

  Sharks stay unbeaten after second half surge

  Savannah State football coach Shawn Quinn notches first career win

  End Zone: High school football scores for Friday, Sept. 13

Thursday’s high school football scores

Eagles, Dawgs to meet three times in 2020 baseball season

The Georgia and Georgia Southern baseball teams will meet three times in 2020, once in a neutral site contest.

Season 2 Ep 9: Clemson on cruise control, a tune-up game for UGA

The UGA game could be over by halftime, is Clemson their own worst enemy and what are the chances South Carolina can topple mighty Alabama?

SSU volleyball postpones season opener after player’s death

After the death of junior Karissa Tatum in a car accident while evacuating for Dorian last week, Savannah State will take a few more days before opening the 2019 season.

Season 2 Ep 8: Goodbye Dorian, Hello Football

Sports Director Jake Wallace and Digital Executive Producer Clinton Hinely discuss the Hurricane Dorian impacted high school football schedule, week 2 of the college season and briefly mention the Atlanta Falcons rough start to the 2019 NFL season.

Savannah State football falls in season opener

Former GS Eagle part of history-making Walker Cup team

Georgia Southern notches first 2019 win against Maine

  End Zone: High school football scores for Friday, Sept. 6

Savannah State’s season opener moved to Sunday at 2 p.m.

  Savannah Christian holds premier prep volleyball tournament

Georgia Southern Eagles announce two suspensions prior to Saturday’s game

Georgia Southern announced the suspension of two junior players just minutes before a game against Louisiana State University on Saturday.

  End Zone: High school football scores for Friday, Aug. 30

High school football games in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry on Friday, Aug. 30

  Beaufort, Battery Creek high school football game postponed due to potential threat of violence

An athletic director sent an email to WTOC that states the game is postponed “due to ongoing friction in the community and a potential threat of violence.”

  New security protocol rolling out for SCCPSS sporting events

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools announced this week that the security upgrades will include screening areas outside stadium gates, and bag searches.

  Jeff Davis holds off Windsor Forest, improves to 2-0

Yellow Jackets stay unbeaten on the young season with 22-14 win.

Mustangs, Warriors set for Game of the Week clash

It will be explosive offense against tenacious defense when South Effingham hosts Jenkins.

  Arresting deputy in Werts’ case is under internal investigation

The arrest of Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts last month and the deputy who conducted the traffic stop and field test of the white substance on Werts' car hood are the subject of an internal investigation by the Saluda County Sheriff's Office.

Atlanta Falcons preseason game to air Thursday, Big Brother episode moved

The Atlanta Falcons will face the Jacksonville Jaguars in a preseason game on Thursday evening.

Windsor Forest-Jeff Davis rescheduled for Thursday

Hurricane Dorian has already made its presence felt on the sports calendar, forcing Windsor Forest and Jeff Davis to move their game up to Thursday evening.

Jeff Davis star Kirby commits to Murray State

Jeff Davis star basketball star Ja'Queze Kirby has committed to Murray State.

  Legendary Vidalia coach Chunk Reid dies

No coach in Georgia high school girls basketball history has as many victories as Chunk Reid's 881. Reid retired in 2017 after 50 years coaching the Indians.

Uncle identifies victims in triple-homicide of Montgomery Biscuits player’s family

New details have emerged after the wife and child of a Montgomery Biscuits player were murdered in a triple-homicide.

Fan sues Cincinnati Reds for foul ball injury

The lawsuit claims the team failed to warn fans about the dangers of foul balls

“It’s Georgia Southern vs. The World:” Eagles not shying away from Tiger task

Georgia Southern doesn't expect many to pick them against #6 LSU, but they don't seem to mind.

Season 2 Ep 5: First game rust for Florida/Miami, Andrew Luck retiring

Jake Wallace and Clinton Hinely wrap up the opening week of high school football, first college game of the year and shocking NFL news.

  Savannah State football takes a page from Georgia Southern’s playbook

59 miles separate Georgia Southern University and Savannah State University. There are some obvious differences between the two, but taking a look at the two football programs, they share a lot more than just a 912 area code.

  End Zone: High school football scores on Friday, Aug. 23

High school football games in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry on Friday, Aug. 23:

Georgia Southern Fan Fest held at Memorial Stadium

Some of the university’s fall Olympic sports teams are holding free clinics for youth.

Season 2 Ep 4: Friday Night Lights are back

Jake Wallace and Lyndsey Gough look forward to the first Friday night of high school football in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.

Warriors’ defense shines in win over Phoenix

Jenkins' defense shows out on the high school football season's opening night.

Former Eagle star Shaw excited for coaching debut in Statesboro

Eight years after leading Georgia Southern as the Eagles' QB, Jaybo Shaw returns to Statesboro Saturday as the head coach of Rabun County.

  Georgia Southern football player pleads not guilty, 911 call released of incident in Fla.

Audio obtained by WTOC from the Bradford County, Fla. Sheriff's Office sheds some light on the disturbing details that led to Georgia Southern University football player Quan Griffin and his two family members being arrested and charged with multiple felonies.

  CPR, AED training now required for Georgia high school football coaches

Thursday marks the first night of high school football in the Coastal Empire, and head coaches in Georgia are implementing some rule changes.

Season 2 Ep 3: Clemson tops the preseason AP Poll

Join Jake Wallace and Lyndsey Gough for Episode 3 of the End Zone podcast.

  Georgia Southern OL Brian Miller out for 2019 season

In what comes as a tough blow for the Georgia Southern Eagles just 10 days out from their season opener against LSU - Georgia Southern has confirmed offensive lineman Brian Miller will miss the 2019 season.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweets that he still plans to drive at Darlington Raceway

The tweet comes almost a week after he and his family survived a plane crash in Tennessee on Aug. 15.

Southeast Georgia well repped in preseason poll

The first Georgia Sportswriters Association high school polls are out, and southeast Georgia teams are well represented.

King ruled immediately eligible for GA Southern

Running back J.D. King will be able to suit up for the Eagles immediately after the NCAA has granted his transfer waiver appeal. King transferred to Southern from Oklahoma State in January.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. releases statement after family survives plane crash

Earnhardt Jr. released the statement on social media Monday afternoon.

  Bethesda track and field team wins 13 state championship rings

Thirteen state championship rings were presented to the track and field team at Bethesda Academy on Sunday.

Tigers, Tide, Dawgs top AP Preseason Poll

The Clemson Tigers are the top team in Preseason AP Poll, while Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Ohio State round out the top five.

Season 2 Ep 2: High expectations again for the Bulldogs

Season 2 Episode 2 of the End Zone Podcast previews another high-expectation year for the University of Georgia Bulldogs.

Former Longhorns, NFL RB Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.

  Georgia Southern hosts second fall scrimmage, fan fest

As classes and football season grow closer in Statesboro, the excitement grows as well.

Eagles, new university president take part in traditional baptisms

Georgia Southern's seniors and new university president Dr. Kyle Marrero took their spots in the traditional Eagle Creek Baptism.

Season 2 Ep 1: Will 2019 be good to great for the Georgia Southern Eagles?

Season 2 of the End Zone Podcast begins with a preview of the 2019 Georgia Southern Eagles.

Latimore, Groves having to work quick

James Latimore started as the Groves head football coach just a few weeks ago. Now he and the Rebels are forced to move quickly as they prepare for 2019.

Fisk falls in U.S. Amateur Round of 32; Walker Cup likely next

Former Georgia Southern great Steven Fisk won't win the U.S. Amateur Championship, but he's likely heading to represent his country in the Walker Cup.

Atlanta United beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup

Josef Martinez scored on a penalty kick in the 65h minute after being stopped on his first attempt, and Atlanta United gave Major League Soccer rare bragging rights over Liga MX by beating Club América 3-2 for the Campeones Cup

  ‘Uga’ ranked #1 college football mascot by Sports Illustrated

It won’t be long until the Georgia Bulldogs kick off the 2019 football season, and we’ve got something that will really have you saying “Go Dawgs!"

Sports Illustrated: Univ. of Georgia mascot is best ever

Sports Illustrated celebrated the 150th season of college football by ranking the sport's top 10 greatest mascots of all time, with the University of Georgia's bulldog named Uga winning first place

Atlanta United coach facing backlash after equal pay comments

Atlanta United coach Frank de Boer is facing backlash after comments about the equal pay dispute in women’s international soccer.

Cocky ranked in top 10 for greatest mascots in college football history

The University of South Carolina’s Cocky the Gamecock was ranked seventh nationally by Sports Illustrated for greatest mascots in college football history.

  Power of positivity guiding South Effingham in 2019

South Effingham hasn't had much to cheer about on the football field recently, but new head coach Nathan Clark has the Mustangs feeling the positive vibes.

Beaufort’s Anderson earns way back to PGA Tour

Beaufort's Mark Anderson is back on the PGA Tour after a solid year on the Korn Ferry Tour.

  Georgia Southern hosts first fall scrimmage, Little Eagles clinic

Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium, the Eagles played their first scrimmage of fall camp.

  Johnson girls basketball receives state championship rings

It’s been a few months since the Johnson Lady Smashers won the GHSA Class AAA Championship, but the celebration continued Saturday.

  GS quarterback speaks publicly after drug charges dropped

Georgia Southern University (GS) Quarerback Shai Werts spoke to reporters Saturday for the first time since his drug charges were dropped.

  Cadets beat Raiders in 1st meeting between programs

Benedictine took down Savannah Christian Friday night in the first meeting between the two programs.

  Newly-released body cam video shows ‘white substance’ on hood of GSU quarterback’s car

One week after one of the strangest arrests many have ever seen, Georgia Southern University quarterback Shai Werts is back in the huddle for the Eagles.

  Georgia Southern quarterback cleared of drug charge, player suspension lifted

The deputy solicitor has confirmed to WTOC that the substance on the hood of GSU quarterback Shai Werts’ car was not a controlled substance.

  Cocaine or bird poo? Investigation continues after GS quarterback arrested

The Georgia Southern Athletics Department tells WTOC Werts was given a drug test, and passed it.

UGA’s 2020 slate includes visit to Bama, home changes for Auburn, UT

A visit to Alabama in the SEC opener and a different time of year for contests with Auburn and Tennessee highlights Georgia's 2020 football schedule.

  Tae Kwon Do student from Bulloch County becomes world champion

He worked his way from local, regional, and state competition in the Special Abilities division. His instructors encouraged him in his forms, his weapons, and sparring.

Arrest report in Quan Griffin case released

WTOC has obtained the incident report in the arrest of Georgia Southern defensive lineman Quan Griffin.

Werts returns to practice for Eagles

Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts was back at practice Sunday. The athletic department says he passed a drug test, and is allowed to resume activities with the team.

  Bananas dance their way through regular-season finale

The Savannah Bananas hosted their rival- the Macon Bacon at Historic Grayson Stadium for a Saturday night showdown.

  Savannah teen makes a splash at USA swim meet

Gaby Van Brunt, a 13-year-old student at St. Andrew’s, made a splash at the USA Swimming Futures meet over the weekend in Greensboro, N.C.