The Pac-12 has become the second major conference to shift to a conference-only fall schedule amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some seasons to the spring if the coronavirus pandemic is better controlled by then.
TIFTON — The Georgia High School Association opened conditioning practice back up in June, the resumption of sports for the first time since stopping it three months ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASCAR’s layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump blasted the series for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only full-time Black driver of perpetrating “a hoax” when a crew member found a noose in the tea…
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Cy Young winner Félix Hernández has opted out of the 2020 season, at least temporarily ending his bid to revive his career with the Atlanta Braves.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus, a jarring hit to the NL East champions less than three weeks before the start of the pandemic-delayed season.
THOMASTON — Georgia high school sporting practices will look much the same at the conclusion of dead week, but coaches and players will have one notable change when they return: competition among themselves.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball's minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.
THOMASTON — Next week is “dead week” for Georgia High School Association athletic teams. The league currently has no changes from its current COVID-19 guidelines, but Executive Director Robin Hines said that could change.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic following months of acrimony.
THOMASTON — Big changes will be coming to Georgia high school basketball. The Georgia High School Association passed a proposal Tuesday at its spring meeting to introduce the shot clock across the state.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.
EVANS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia high school athletic director is under investigation, his district said, after he posted a racially insensitive photo on Facebook that trivializes violence perpetrated by the Ku Klux Klan against African Americans.
Federal authorities on Monday confirmed they are investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's only Black full-time driver who successfully pushed the stock car series to ban the Confederate flag at its venues earlier this month.
This week’s Friday Flashback was its own bit of nostalgia when it happened. Today’s featured game is the Jan. 8, 2016, basketball game between the Tift County Lady Devils and Worth County.
TIFTON — Lady Devils basketball star Nicky Jones is taking her talents to the next level. The Tift County senior recently signed with Cleveland State (Tenn.).
Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says there might be no major league games this year after a breakdown in talks between teams and the players' union on how to split up money in a season delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s amateur draft began Wednesday night with the first of a pandemic-shortened five rounds. Here's a capsule look at the first 10 players selected:
TIFTON — The athletic fields of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are quiet now. Athletic director Alan Kramer said to expect them to remain that way at least a few weeks longer.
This Week's Circulars
- School registration for 2020-2021 school year open
- Food scores: Northside Café, Longhorn Steakhouse, Dairy Queen
- EMA gives out free masks to Tift County residents
- Smith Elected Second Vice President of GMA
- Lightning strike kills 9-year-old Colquitt County girl
- Most Dalton City Council members against mask mandate
- Bench trial guilty verdict in SWGA meth distribution case
- A World of Pure Imagination: Summer theatre camp to put on Willy Wonka production
- Blue Devils return to practice field
- State launches broadband availability map