NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus.

  Masks required at Savannah Bananas game tonight

Georgia Southern student athlete resigns from advisory committee after controversial tweets surface

  Savannah Bananas preparing for first game of the season

  Vidalia recreational sports to resume in July

GSGA Junior, Girls champions crowned in Savannah

GHSA approves basketball shot clock

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Several athletic activities suspended in Effingham Co. after positive COVID-19 test for student athlete

Blaney wins at Talladega after NASCAR unites behind Wallace

Simpson sets Heritage scoring record, claims 2020 title

  PGA Tour golfers criticize Hilton Head for loose COVID-19 restrictions after player tests positive

  No fans on the course, but spectators still present at Sea Pines

  Bluffton’s mayor among RBC Heritage volunteers

  Security still tight for 52nd RBC Heritage

The RBC Heritage tournament may look different without fans, but keeping the players and everyone involved safe is still a top priority for Sea Pines.

RBC Heritage volunteers sport tartan pandemic-style during tournament

The tartan fashion is a mainstay of the RBC Heritage week.

Bananas confirm several cases of COVID-19 among staff

Savannah Bananas president Jared Orton confirms several cases of COVID-19 in staff who work in their front office.

  UGA senior playing in the RBC Heritage

With one swing of the club, Georgia's Spencer Ralston accomplished a goal he's been working toward for years; playing a PGA Tour event.

  Golfer withdraws from RBC Heritage after testing positive for COVID-19

Atlanta United player tests positive for COVID-19

Savannah Bananas announce COVID-19 safety procedures at games

  2020 RBC Heritage underway on Hilton Head Island

Pan tees off at modified Heritage opening ceremony

  PGA Tour players, staff test negative for COVID-19 at RBC Heritage

Podcast: Rescheduled RBC Heritage a welcome sight for sports fans

Jake Wallace, Lyndsey Gough and Tim Guidera discuss the upcoming RBC Heritage. Some big names are partaking in this year's tournament as the golf world begins returning.

  First day of practice for the Savannah Bananas

The Savannah Bananas are practicing again for the first time as they prepare for the new season.

Players arrive for RBC Heritage

The RBC Heritage isn’t happening at its usual time, but it is happening this week at Harbour Town.

Long County School System suspending athletic activities after positive COVID-19 test

The Long County School System is suspending athletic activities after a positive COVID-19 test.

  Savannah Bananas staff and players gearing up for season

Just two-and-a-half weeks until the Savannah Bananas kick off their 2020 campaign.

  Jenkins stand-out receives 2020 Hollis Stacy Award

BryAnn Pound from Jenkins High School is the 28th annual Hollis Stacy award winner.

Top golfers in finalized RBC Heritage field

The field is set for the RBC Heritage next week on Hilton Head Island.

NCAA proposal for extended college football preseason set

The proposed model goes to the Division I Council, which the NCAA said will act on it Wednesday. The proposal is expected to pass.

Indians, Cameron getting to know each other

The Vidalia football team is under the direction of Jason Cameron for the first time in 2020. The Indians are using their conditioning time to get to know their coach as well.

  Bananas set for regional schedule in 2020

The Bananas will play a regional schedule this summer, playing only Macon and Lexington County in league games for the Southern Summer Ball Series championship.

NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag from all events, properties

NASCAR is prohibiting the display of the Confederate flag at all events and properties.

RBC Heritage will host top 5 players in the world

McIlroy, Johnson headline group

SEC Football Media Days to be Conducted in Virtual Format

Was set to be held in Atlanta

MLS to resume season with Fla. tournament starting July 8

The league's 26 teams will be divided into six groups for the opening round of the tournament played without fans at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World.

MLB Draft changes could impact area hopeful

A south Georgia baseball prospect hopes to hear his name called during this week's MLB Draft. But some COVID-19 changes could impact his hopes.

  Savannah Junior Golf Association Tournament Series continuing with safety measures in place

Young athletes first lost the opportunity to compete in school sports. Then a lot of summer activities went away too.

Tormenta FC academy coach tests positive for COVID-19

Tormenta FC confirmed Tuesday that an academy coach has tested positive for COVID-19.

Area GHSA teams return to field for workouts

GHSA teams in southeast Georgia were able to hit the field as a team for the first time since mid-March.

DeMasi back on bench for Islands boys hoops

After a two year hiatus, longtime Chatham County coach Karl DeMasi is back as the head boys basketball coach at Islands.

  Georgia Southern coaches, athletes use their platform and attend peaceful protest

A peaceful protest on Saturday in Statesboro, with demonstrators marching from the Bulloch County Courthouse, to the Statesboro Police Department, carrying a cross with the names of black men and women killed.

  Savannah finalist to host The Basketball Tournament

Savannah is one of two finalists to host The Basketball Tournament later this month, which the Savannah Sports Council estimates could mean a $2 million economic impact.

  Tormenta FC, USL League One aim for mid-July restart

Tormenta FC is aiming for a mid-July return to the pitch after USL League One's board of governors approved a return to play framework.

Effingham Navigators return to field, normalcy

After a few months off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Effingham County Navigator Team took the field Thursday for the first official game of the year.

Savannahians celebrate Global Running Day 2020

Savannahians hit the pavement Wednesday to celebrate Global Running Day 2020.

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

  Effingham Co. youth rec sports return next week

While many professional sports leagues still work to navigate what a return playing will look like. Some of our youngest athletes will be making their return to the diamond for baseball and softball in Effingham County next week.

Former UGA quarterback Fromm apologizes for ‘elite white people’ message

Former University of Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm has issued an apology after a controversial message began circulating online.

Tigers add game against Valdosta State

Savannah State has added a 10th game to their 2020 football schedule: a road game at national power Valdosta State.

PGA Tour returning, top golfers preparing for RBC Heritage

The PGA Tour is set to return to action next weekend and is Hilton Head Island bound in just two weeks for the rescheduled RBC Heritage.

  Wildcat kicker takes advantage of distancing

One of the state's best high school kickers isn't letting the coronavirus pandemic slow down his efforts.

  Cheer gym celebrates reopening

More and more places continue to reopen throughout the state of Georgia, including cheer gyms.

  Construction of Tormenta F.C. stadium continues despite pandemic

Tormenta F.C.'s season is still in limbo, but construction for the new stadium has continued despite the pandemic.

SCCPSS teams won’t begin workouts June 8

SCCPSS teams won't be returning for voluntary workouts on June 8 as allowed by the GHSA.

GS, Lunsford agree to one year contract extension

The Eagles reward coach who has taken team to back-to-back bowl appearances.

SCHSL releases return guidelines for sports

High school athletes in South Carolina can return to workouts when schools get district approval.

May River’s Gleason named Gatorade SC Softball Player of the Year

Gleason is the first May River Shark to win a Gatorade Player of the Year award in any sport.

Eagles unveil phased return plan for football team

Georgia Southern football players will begin returning to Statesboro in phases beginning June 1.

Lunsford excited for Eagles return, whenever that is

Georgia Southern has not set a return plan for Eagle football players, but Chad Lunsford believes it will happen in June.

Appalachian State University eliminating three sports due to financial impact of COVID-19

App State is eliminating the varsity sports of men’s soccer, men’s tennis and men’s indoor track & field.

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

The SEC’s announcement Friday is the latest sign that a college football season will be launched in some form this fall.

Tvrdy steps down as St. Vincent’s soccer coach

After leading the Saints to three consecutive state titles, Tess Tvrdy is stepping down as St. Vincent's head soccer coach.

Eagles’ Benko talks return plan, social distancing, & finances

Georgia Southern athletic director Jared Benko gives an update on Eagle athletes returning to campus, socially distanced football games, and the department's financial standing.

GHSA re-opening sports June 8 with restricted conditioning

GHSA schools will be allowed to re-open restricted athletic conditioning after sports have been cancelled in the state for more than a month.

  City of Lyons cancels recreational baseball, softball seasons

The City of Lyons has announced its decision to cancel the 2020 baseball and softball season. It's one of many summer activities impacted by the pandemic.

GHSA Board of Trustees to rule on return of sports Thursday

The Georgia High School Association (GHSA), the governing body for public school sports teams in the Peach State, will meet virtually on Thursday, May 21.

  Hilton Head Island High School hoping to win virtual “championship”

There will be no South Carolina high school spring sport championships in 2020; the seasons ended abruptly due to COVID-19, but the South Carolina High School League is having a different type of competition: a virtual one.

  Savannah Bananas launch streaming service

The Savannah Bananas baseball team has announced that they are launching their own streaming service: Bananas Insiders.

Gamecocks’ highest paid coaches taking paycut

Will Muschamp, Dawn Staley, and Frank Martin will take a 10% paycut on July 1 to help South Carolina save money in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Track & field athletes reflect on canceled state meet

Southeast Georgia track and field standouts are left asking "What if?" as the scheduled dates for the state championship meets pass by.

U.S. Women’s Mid-Am at Berkeley Hall canceled

One of the top amateur tournaments in the country, scheduled to be played in Bluffton this August, is now off because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kevin Harvick wins The Real Heroes 400 in Cup Series return

The win is the first of the season for Harvick who came into the day as the Cup Series points leader after the first four races.

Records show Georgia Southern spent $50k on Athletic Director search

Jared Benko’s first official day as the Georgia Southern University Athletic Director was April 1, 2020.

Even socially distanced, Raiders grateful for signing ceremony

Even with very few people on hand to see it happen, four SCPS student-athletes are thankful for the chance to celebrate their next steps.

  Savannah Gaelic Athletics Association restarting as the City begins to reopen

As Georgia and the city of Savannah begin to reopen, one athletic club is picking up where they left off, trying to build on to the deep rooted Irish heritage in Savannah.

  Savannah’s Wohn earns PGA of America scholarship

One of the best young golfers to come from Savannah recently is now getting help to pursue her career in the sport from the PGA of America.

Tigers release 2020 football slate, looking to add 10th game

Savannah State releases the Tigers' 2020 football schedule, which includes six home games this fall.

  SSU loses 2020 football opponent

Savannah State was set to play Florida Tech September 5, but that won't happen after FIT announced the school is dropping football immediately.

  Savannah State University awards late volleyball player posthumous degree

LeAnne Tatum received a Mother’s Day gift from her late daughter, Karissa: her degree from Savannah State University.