Thompson tabbed to take over Beach football

Former Memorial Day state champion coach Michael Thompson is taking over at Beach after a season serving as the Bulldogs' offensive coordinator.

GHSA cancels remainder of spring sports seasons

Vidalia student on mission to keep kids reading

Eagle senior reacts to extra year of eligibility

Quarantined in Kazakhstan: Richmond Hill native recounts his experience

Georgia Southern tabs Burg as new men’s basketball coach

GHSA extends suspension of athletic activities

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Paralympic athletic trainer must decide on 2021 Games attendance

  SCHSL further suspends sports after McMaster’s order

Eagle AD Benko talks COVID-19 impact, men’s hoops coaching search

  COVID-19 concerns cross borders for Tormenta FC

Eagle baseball superfan reacts to season’s cancellation

GHSA suspends athletic activities through March 31

Sun Belt cancels athletics for remainder of 2019-20 academic year

The Sun Belt has canceled athletic events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, ending the spring sports seasons for the Georgia Southern Eagles.

Area golfers play through COVID-19 concerns

While most of the sports world has been brought to a halt by coronavirus, golfers in Savannah are still taking to the course.

SCHSL suspends sports through April 5

The South Carolina High School League is suspending all sports through April 5, but is not ready to outright cancel the spring sports season just yet.

  Eagles host Pro Day hours before NFL pulls plug

NFL teams came from all over the country to watch kicker Tyler Bass, cornerback Kindle Vildor, and the rest of the Eagles.

Area schools respond to GHSA recommendation to suspend sports

Savannah Golf Championship canceled by PGA Tour

  GHSA recommending schools suspend spring sports activities

Sun Belt cancels basketball tournament, ending Eagles’ season

Blue beats Orange in SSU spring game

Benko introduced as Eagles’ athletic director

  Whale Branch can’t upset Gray in title game

Whale Branch brought the fight to the two-time defending state champion, but couldn't ultimately upset the War Eagles in the Class AA state championship.

  Darius Rucker Intercollegiate boasts another strong field

Ten of the nation's top 20 women's college golf teams are among those competing in the strong field at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate this weekend.

Bulldogs fall in state title game

Beach had a lead entering the fourth quarter, but were unable to hold off a GACS rally in the Class AAA state title game.

  Swainsboro claims 1st state hoops title since 1996

Swainsboro rallied from an early fourth quarter deficit to win the program's first state title in 24 years.

Tigers out to end dominant season with title

Swainsboro believes a state title will only further validate them as the best team in the state of Georgia.

GHSA adding bass fishing as official sport in 2020-21

The Georgia High School Association is making bass fishing an official sport beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, and will hold the first official competition later this month.

First day of Eagles’ spring practice washed out

Georgia Southern's first day of spring practice never happened after heavy rains forced the Eagles to postpone their plans.

Eagles go wire-to-wire for Colleton River win

Georgia Southern picked up their second win of the 2019-2020 season close to home, going wire-to-wire at the Colleton River Collegiate in Bluffton.

  Bulldogs’ title run inspired by Gordon’s fight

The Beach girls are using the hope and fight they see their head coach showing as a motivation for this week's state title game.

  “Basketball is basketball:” Mackey talks legacy as woman coaching boys basketball

After stepping down from New Hampstead after eight seasons, Tonya Mackey spoke with WTOC's Jake Wallace about her legacy as the first woman to coach varsity boys' basketball in Savannah.

Eagles end 28-year drought with win at Georgia State

The Eagles get their first win at Georgia State since 1992, and take over third place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with one regular season game to play.

Eagles release 2020 football schedule

Georgia Southern released their full 2020 schedule on Friday, highlighted by a tough start and changes to the annual rivalry game with Appalachian State.

Tormenta out to find identity for 2020 season

Tormenta FC is out to set their focus for their second professional season.

Johnson boys, Beach girls are Final Four bound

The Johnson Atom Smasher boys and Beach Bulldog girls will make their way to Valdosta for the Class AAA state semis after road victories in the Elite Eight Wednesday night.

Mackey resigns as New Hampstead boys basketball coach

Tonya Mackey was the first woman to coach boys varsity basketball in Savannah. She is stepping down as New Hampstead's head coach due to health concerns.

Tuesday’s state basketball playoff scores

High school basketball teams in the Coastal Empire and Low Country aimed to clinch spots in the Final Four Tuesday night.

Sharks accomplish goal, advance to Lower State Championship; other state playoff scores

May River will face Marion Saturday in the Class AAA Lower State Championship in Florence.

Pan returns to Harbour Town, set on defending title

C.T. Pan returned to the site of his first career PGA Tour victory Monday for RBC Heritage Media Day.

Bananas, Grayson Stadium going ad-free in 2020

The Savannah Bananas believe Grayson Stadium will be the first known sports stadium to go completely advertisement-free.

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.

Eagles out to add to early season confidence

Georgia Southern's confidence is already riding high, and a few good performances this week at their home Round Robin Tournament could only improve it.

Wednesday’s high school basketball playoff scores

Teams in Georgia and South Carolina tried to survive and advance Wednesday as there was GHSA, SCHSL, and GISA state basketball playoff action all across the Coastal Empire and Low Country.

UGA, Clemson to meet in 2021 season opener in Charlotte

Georgia and Clemson will renew their old rivalry in the 2021 season opener, squaring off in Charlotte.

HHI’s Driessen named to SC Athletic Hall of Fame

Hilton Head Island native and former Cincinnati Reds star Dan Driessen will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame this May.

Eagles keep pace in Sun Belt with win over Coastal

Georgia Southern's defense kept the Chanticleers in check and the Eagles improved to 10-5 in Sun Belt play.

Area wrestlers advance to GHSA state semis

More than 20 southeast Georgia wrestlers have advanced to the state semifinals Friday afternoon.

  BC’s Farthing hopes to go out a winner

Benedictine's Jake Farthing is one of dozens of high school wrestlers that will see their careers end at the state meet this weekend. The Cadet senior hopes to end his career as a state champion.

Cameron excited for opportunity at Vidalia

Jason Cameron was introduced as the new Vidalia head coach Wednesday, hoping to help the Indians take the next step in Class AA.

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.

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

The GHSA state basketball playoffs begin Friday around Georgia. Here's the most up-to-date schedule for area teams.

“Thankful” Moore excited for another opportunity at Savannah High

Almost two years after being removed as the New Hampstead head coach, Michael Moore is thankful and grateful for the chance to lead the Savannah High Blue Jackets.

Thursday’s region basketball tournament games postponed for weather

Thursday's region basketball tournament games around southeast Georgia have been postponed due to potential severe weather.

National Signing Day 2020 Central

Dozens of the Coastal Empire and Low Country's best high school athletes signed National Letters on Intent with the college of their choice on National Signing Day.

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.

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.

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.

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.

  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

  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.

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.

High school hoops scores from Tuesday, Jan. 14

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

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.

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.

Ferrell resigns at Windsor, named Tattnall Co. head coach

Isaac Ferrell is leaving Savannah to take over the Battle Creek Warriors of Tattnall County.