High school basketball tournament match-ups For Feb. 25-27

High school basketball playoffs are underway in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.

UPDATE: SSU to continue seasons after SIAC cancels championships

  High school basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 23

PGA to limit number of fans at 2021 championship on Kiawah Island

High school basketball playoff first-round match-ups

  Georgia Southern’s women’s golf team is fundraising for invitational in Arizona

  Savannah Bananas hold Premier Team tryouts

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  Basketball brawl leaves Beach and Savannah girls out of the post-season

Dawgs announce date, attendance policy for G-Day Game

Georgia Southern spring game date set

University of Georgia planning for full stadiums in the fall

  Submit a name for Savannah’s new hockey team

Eagles picked 3rd in East in Sun Belt baseball poll

Local wrestlers bring home GHSA state titles

The GHSA state wrestling tournament was held at the Macon Centreplex February 9 through the 13, and several local wrestlers brought home state titles.

  Savannah Country Day sweeps region basketball titles

For the first time in school history, the Hornets basketball teams have won the girls and boys region titles in the same season.

Georgia Southern football hires Joe Graves as running backs coach

The Georgia Southern football team has made it official, announcing Joe Graves as their next running backs coach.

Georgia Southern basketball game against Georgia State postponed due to COVID-19

he Georgia Southern men’s basketball game versus Georgia State has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Atlanta Motor Speedway welcoming fans for the 2021 NASCAR season

  Savannah native dances in Super Bowl halftime show

UPDATE: SSU women’s basketball season opener PPD; Tigers make several schedule changes

  Beach High won Georgia’s first integrated state basketball championship

Longtime ESPN baseball correspondent Pedro Gomez dies at 58

  Savannah celebrates a socially distanced Super Bowl

The Georgia roots of Super Bowl LV

Something cool about the Super Bowl – the turf it was played on is quite literally rooted here in Georgia.

Braves bring back Ozuna on $65 million, 4-year deal

Led the NL in HR's and RBI last season

  Super Bowl more than just a game for local businesses

"This is the biggest weekend of our year. For some it’s St. Patrick’s Day for us it’s the Super Bowl,” said Coach’s Corner Managing Partner John Henderson. He's one of many business owners hoping the big game will bring in big bucks.

  National Signing Day: Being recruited during a pandemic

Wednesday was National Signing Day, where high school students sign their National Letters of Intent to play college sports.

Region 3-AAA basketball shutting down until region tourney

The teams of Region 3-AAA are shutting down for the remainder of the regular season. The teams will return to play for the region tournament later this month.

  Signing Day in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry

Happy National Signing Day 2021! WTOC salutes our local athletes for signing their national letters of intent and taking the next steps to playing sports at the college level.

Basketball, baseball programs postponed at Windsor Forest High

The Windsor Forest High School basketball and baseball programs have been postponed due to COVID-19 safety protocols, according to the school system.

EA Sports confirms return of college football game

It will be the first installment of the series since NCAA Football 2014, which was released in 2013.

  Koo becomes Georgia Southern’s second Pro Bowler in program history

For the first time since 1949, the Pro Bowl won’t physically be played due to the pandemic.

  Eagles associate head coach departs, Georgia Southern football with another coaching vacancy

Georgia Southern football’s associate head coach and running backs coach, Chris Foster, is leaving the program after five years to join the staff at East Carolina.

Long County hires new football coach

Long County has announced their next head football coach: Mike Pfiester.

Savannah State baseball to play in inaugural JAX Diamond Classic, 2021 schedule released

Savannah State baseball released it’s 2021 schedule on Thursday.

  Georgia Southern baseball coach visits with Savannah alumni

Wednesday Georgia Southern alumni gathered in Savannah for the annual baseball luncheon with Head Coach Rodney Hennon.

2021 RBC Heritage will be played with limited spectators

The Heritage Classic Foundation announced Thursday that the RBC Heritage will take place this year with limited spectators.

  Savannah’s new ECHL hockey team to start play in 2022

A few more details were provided Wednesday about the City of Savannah’s new hockey franchise.

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

Aaron’s death prompts call to change name: Braves to Hammers

As his adopted hometown mourned Hank Aaron’s death, some fans called on the Atlanta Braves to change their name to the Hammers in his honor.

  Eagles honor healthcare heroes

Friday night was a tough loss at home for the Georgia Southern Eagles women’s basketball team, but they were able to honor some people that are fighting a much more critical fight - healthcare heroes working through this pandemic.

  Hank Aaron took the field at Historic Grayson Stadium

Baseball and the nation lost a legend Friday. Hall of Famer Hank Aaron died at the age of 86.

  Benedictine football rakes in post-season accolades

Football season may be over, but Benedictine continues to bring in more hardware.

Ford hired as new Effingham Co. head football coach

Former Roswell and Buford head coach John Ford has been hired as the new Effingham County head football coach.

Don Sutton, longtime Atlanta Braves broadcaster, dies at 75

Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton has died. He was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela.

Jenkins High football coach will not return next season

The head football coach at Jenkins High School announced he would not be returning next year.

  Savannah Spirit SC kicking off 2021 campaign early

The Savannah Spirit Soccer Club is already kicking off it’s 2021 campaign, as they continue to try to grow the program with new players.

SSU athletes compete in first event in nearly a year

Savannah State University participated in an athletic contest Saturday for the first time in nearly a year.

Georgia Southern football announces newly hired staff members

Georgia Southern head football coach Chad Lunsford officially announced three new coaches that would be joining his staff on Saturday.

  Savannah man fuels passion by preserving auto history

Savannah’s racing roots run deep. From hosting the first grand prix outside of Europe to the annual Savannah Speed Classic.

Bradwell Institute’s football coach steps down

According to a press release from the Liberty County School System, Bradwell Institute’s Head Football Coach, Kyle Adkins, has stepped down.

  Blazing a trail: Hilton Head wrestler making a path for the next generation

On the mat, Hilton Head’s Zao Estrada stands out- both for her skill, and her gender.

Collis steps down as Country Day football coach

Collis led the Hornets to a 13-7 record in two seasons as head coach, including the program's first region title since 1980 last season.

Masters to allow patrons in 2021 — with limits

Fred Ridley, chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, announced Tuesday that the club intends to allow a limited number of patrons at the 85th Masters tournament.

  Pay to Play: Financial impact of COVID-19 testing on college athletics

Most industries across the country have taken financial hits during this pandemic and athletics are no exception.

Georgia’s LeCounte officially NFL-bound

Georgia’s senior captain Richard LeCounte has made it official, announcing on Twitter that he is heading to the NFL.

Portal football coach resigns

Bulloch County Schools announced that Portal’s Head Football Coach, Matt Smith, has resigned after six seasons.

SSU lineman accepts Tropical Bowl bid

SSU offensive lineman Michael Johnson accepted an offer to play in the 2021 SPIRAL Tropical Bowl.

Savannah State football schedules spring game vs. West Alabama

Savannah State announced that they’ve scheduled a football game for March.

Appling Co.’s Tomberlin retiring after 34 years coaching

Rick Tomberlin is retiring after 34 years of coaching high school football in Georgia. The longtime coach led nine different programs to 270 wins, three state titles, and ten region championships during his career.

Mike Bobo leaves South Carolina for Offensive Coordinator job at Auburn

Spent 1 season as Gamecocks offensive coordinator

Chattanooga fires football assistant after ‘appalling’ tweet on Stacey Abrams

Chattanooga athletic director Mark Wharton issued a statement Thursday, saying the post was brought to his attention Wednesday night.

Clemson’s Lawrence, expected #1 pick, declares for 2021 NFL Draft

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence is skipping his senior year to enter the NFL Draft, where he will likely be the #1 overall selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

South Carolina approves salaries for football assistants

Justin Stepp added as receivers coach

UPDATE: Georgia Southern starting quarterback transferring to Louisville

Shai Werts announced he will be transferring to the University of Louisville.

  Shai Werts reflects on his Georgia Southern career, looks forward to next chapter

Shai Werts has made a place for himself in the Georgia Southern football record books, but after four years as the Eagles starting quarterback, he decided it was time to start a new chapter.

Changes continue for Georgia Southern football staff

2021 is bringing a wave of change with it to Statesboro.

Dawgs rally for Peach Bowl victory

Former Glynn Academy standout Jack Podlesny's career-long field goal in the final seconds gave Georgia a comeback win in Atlanta.

Pierce County claims 1st state football title

Pierce County takes down Oconee County in overtime to win the Bears' first ever state football title.

Calvary wins first ever girls flag football state championship

Calvary Day has won the first ever girls flag football championship in Georgia.

Ga. Southern taps Doug Ruse as offensive coordinator

Georgia Southern’s head football coach Chad Lunsford says that Doug Ruse will fill the role of offensive coordinator for the Eagles during 2021.

  Statesboro businesses glad Eagles fans come out to watch bowl game

All of Eagle Nation has their eyes on The Big Easy as Georgia Southern competes in the New Orleans Bowl.

South Ga. flag football teams to face-off in inaugural state championship

The semifinal rounds of the first GHSA flag football state tournament are in the books, and two south Georgia teams will face-off in a rematch for the Class A-5A state title.

  Portal High girls flag football team makes semifinal for first ever championship

High schools across Georgia added girls flag football as a sport this year, including Portal High in Bulloch County.

NFL Hall of Famer, legendary Panthers pass-rusher Kevin Greene dies at age 58

NFL Hall of Famer and legendary Carolina Panthers linebacker Kevin Greene has died at age 58.

  Miller Time: Eagles looking to transfer QB to lead in bowl game

It’s no secret that as the Georgia Southern Eagles football team prepares for their bowl game on December 23, they’re beaten down and banged up from a tough season.

  From Injured to Inspiration: Gales named Region 8 AAAA Coach of the Year

Friday night, Benedictine’s football season came to an end against Jefferson in the state semifinals, but on the Dragons sideline was a triumph much bigger than the final score.

  Georgia Southern locked in ahead of New Orleans Bowl

December 23, the Georgia Southern football team could give Eagle Nation an early Christmas gift: a bowl win against Louisiana Tech.

Georgia Bulldogs facing off with Cincinnati Bearcats in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

The College Football Playoff Selection committee has set the stage for this year’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

Hinesville native Harris setting records at South Carolina

South Carolina sophomore running back Kevin Harris is the 2020 Southeastern Conference regular season rushing leader.

SIAC delays start of winter and spring sports

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced on Friday that they are further delaying the start to winter and spring sports until March 1, 2021.