College Sports

Title IX: Then and now

Albany, Ga. - 1972 was a year to remember in sports. The Los Angeles Lakers won their sixth NBA Finals, their first in almost 20 years. The Miami Dolphins were on their…

Bae becomes a 2x All American

    ATHENS — Jenny Bae, who led the Georgia women’s golf team in almost every statistic during the 2021-22 season, has been selected as an All-American by Golfweek Magazine for the second consecutive year. A senior from Suwanee, Bae…

ASU's Lachlan Ross named inaugural SIAC Man of the Year

  Albany - Albany State baseball's Lachlan Ross was named the inaugural SIAC Man of the Year on Tuesday afternoon. At the beginning of June, the conference announced it would recognize the top male and female student-athletes for their athletic,…

UGA earns bid to NCAA tournament

ATHENS– The University of Georgia announced Monday it received an at-large bid to the 2022 NCAA Baseball Championships, and will be a No. 2 seed in the Chapel Hill, N.C., Regional from June 3-6. Georgia will be making its 13th…

Bulldogs to take part in Mental Health Week

ATHENS — The Georgia Bulldogs will take part in college football’s "mental health week" during the 2022 season, which is scheduled for October 1-8 this fall. Plans include the Bulldogs wearing a helmet decal for their home game against Auburn on…

$162 million budget approved for UGA Athletics

LAKE OCONEE - A fiscal year 2023 budget of $162 million was unanimously approved by the University of Georgia Athletic Association Board of Directors on Friday during its annual two-day spring meeting. The budget projection for 2023 represents nearly an…

SIAC Commissioner Gregory Moore announces departure

ATLANTA, GA – After serving nearly 14 years as commissioner of the SIAC, Gregory Moore announced Thursday that he will be departing the league at the end of June 2022. As the longest-tenured full-time Commissioner in the 108-year history of the…

Time and network announced for CFA Kickoff Game

ATLANTA, GA – Officials today announced the 2022 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game featuring Oregon and Georgia will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “I can’t think of a better way to kick off the 2022…

Albany State baseball, softball playing for first place

ALBANY, GA - It is a battle for first place this weekend between the Golden Rams and Tigers. As the regular season comes to a conclusion with three series left, Albany State baseball (24-8, 23-3 SIAC) will travel to Savannah…

Albany State baseball, softball prepare for new series

ALBANY, GA – Albany State baseball will begin their weekend series against Benedict College on Friday, while the Lady Rams will begin their softball series against Georgia Southwestern on Wednesday. The Golden Rams (21-8, 20-3 SIAC) are coming off a…

Albany State football hires offensive, defensive coaches

ALBANY, GA – Albany State football will have a couple new assistant coaches heading into the fall season, as the Rams announced the hires of Charlie Skalaski and Jeremy Atwell on Friday afternoon. Skalaski will be the new quarterbacks coach,…

Boosters celebrate SGTC basketball

AMERICUS, GA - “A very special year” was the way South Georgia Technical College Jets Booster Club President Martha Arrington summed up the 2021 – 2022 basketball season for the Jets and Lady Jets at the Booster Club Awards/Recognition banquet held…

Albany State's Jordan Simpson earns All-American honors

ALBANY, GA - BOXTOROW released its 13th annual Division II HBCU All-America teams Friday morning, and it has one familiar name on the list earning second-team honors. Albany State's Jordan Simpson joins conference opponent Yasim Hooker (Miles College) as Second-Team…

Dizeko, Gassama named to 2021-22 All-American team

AMERICUS, GA – South Georgia Technical College had two freshmen from its Lady Jets women’s basketball team selected into the 2021-22 NJCAA and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-American teams. Forward Alexia Dizeko from Sion, Switzerland and center Fanta Gassama from…

Albany State baseball, softball continue successful 2022 campaign

ALBANY, GA – It was a conference showdown for Albany State’s baseball and softball teams over the weekend, but the Golden Rams prevailed with series wins against Tuskegee and Clark Atlanta, respectively. The second-place Golden Rams (15-7, 14-3 in SIAC)…

Golden Rams lose series over weekend to Spring Hill

ALBANY, GA – It was not the best weekend for Albany State’s baseball after the Golden Rams lost two out of three to conference opponent Spring Hill on Saturday and Sunday. The Golden Rams (12-7, 11-3 SIAC) took the first…

ASU's successful SIAC Crossover series

JASPER, AL – Albany State’s softball team has been on a tear this season and continued that success with a 5-1 record at the SIAC Crossover. The Lady Rams (19-3, 5-1 SIAC) lost their third straight game of the season…

Georgia Southwestern advances in NCAA Tournament

DAHLONEGA, GA – Georgia Southwestern’s Lady Hurricanes handed Barton College its second loss of the season after a 59-55 comeback win to advance in the Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament. Southwestern was down by as much as 18 points, with…

Albany State softball loses third straight game of season

JASPER, AL – After winning 14 straight games, Albany State’s softball has lost its last three after conference opponent, Tuskegee, defeated the Lady Rams 11-10 Thursday. The scoring barrage began in the sixth inning when the Lady Tigers (4-6) had…

SGTC Lady Jets departing for Texas

AMERICUS, GA - The South Georgia Technical Lady Jets are on their way to a sixth straight NJCAA women's basketball tournament that begins next week in Lubbock, Texas. Under head coach James Frey, it will be the Jets' (26-6) eighth…

Lady Jets off to Rome

AMERICUS, GA  – The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets will travel to Rome, GA to take on Cuthbert's Andrew College in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XVII Tournament at Georgia Highlands College on Friday, February 25th.  Game time…

Albany State University NCAA Probation Lifted

ALBANY, GA -- After a successful fall 2021 athletic season, Albany State University (ASU) is proud to announce the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has lifted the ASU Athletics Department's probation status. This honor comes after an accomplished season for…

SGTC’s Battle; Gassama both named GCAA Players of Week

AMERICUS, GA - South Georgia Technical College Jets sophomore guard Malik Battle from Douglasville, GA, and freshman center Fanta Gassama of Mataro, Spain, were both selected as the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Division I men’s and women’s basketball players of…

Jets beat top-ranked Georgia Highlands, 102-87

ROME, GA - The second place South Georgia Technical College Jets moved one step closer to upending the top ranked Georgia Highlands Chargers Saturday in Rome when they secured an impressive 102 – 87 Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) victory. …

Lady Jets climb to 9th in NJCAA national rankings, Jets receive votes

AMERICUS, GA - The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets climbed three spots into 9th place in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I women’s intercollegiate basketball polls this week and for the first time since November, the Jets…

SGTC’s McGhee & Hollingshed tabbed GCAA players of the week

AMERICUS, GA - South Georgia Technical College Jets sophomore guard Marvin McGhee, III from Atlanta, GA, and redshirt sophomore shooting guard Kamya Hollingshed from Locust Grove, GA, were both selected as the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Division I men’s and…

Reese Furlow comes to South Georgia sports

ALBANY, GA - South Georgia Television News is proud to announce the hiring of Reese Furlow as our newest Sports MultiMedia Journalist for WSWG-CBS44 & WSST-TV55, effective January 24th, 2022. Furlow, a 2018 graduate of the University of West Florida,…

Hollingshed drops 26 as SGTC cruises past ATC 73-58

ALBANY, GA - The South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets returned to their winning ways with a Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) victory over Albany Tech’s Lady Titans in a come from behind win Wednesday.  The nationally ranked Lady Jets…

Golden Rams advancing to playoffs

  ALBANY, Ga. - The Albany State Golden Rams beat Miles College Saturday, 31-0 during the SIAC Championship game advancing them to the playoffs. Sunday evening the team hosted a watch…

Albany Tech's Nesmith bound for D1 Jacksonville University

ALBANY, GA- Albany Tech point guard Jalen Nesmith is set to sign to play for Division 1 program Jacksonville University. Albany Tech officials point to a Wednesday letter of intent signing this Wednesday at 11am in ATC's Logistics Education Center.…

2021 Peach Bowl tickets now available

ATLANTA, GA - A limited access window is now open for ticket packages to this year’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl that includes access to the 2022 College Football Playoff Semifinal and a pair of 2022 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games. Event organizers for…

ASU to host Fall Fan Fest Saturday

ALBANY, GA – It’s almost time for football, and classes are already rolling along. Sports are a big part of life in the south as well as the college experience. Albany State University will host a Fall Fan Fest Saturday…

ASU ball player’s lifelong dream came true

ALBANY, GA – An Albany State University baseball player has been signed to play for a Major League Baseball team. Malik Barrington signed a contract to play with the Minnesota Twins in late July. "We are so excited for Malik…

5.26.21 - Sports with Nate

As we all know by now, the high school football news across the peach state never stops. Down in Valdosta, it’s now official. The Wildcats know who they’re running with in…

Georgia Tech's Harvin wins 2020 Ray Guy Award

Courtesy: Georgia Tech Athletics ATLANTA - Georgia Tech senior Pressley Harvin III (Alcolu, S.C./Sumter) was named the winner of the 2020 Ray Guy Award as the college football’s top punter during The Home Depot College Football Awards Show on Thursday night.…

Panthers add former Furman starting QB Darren Grainger

Courtesy: Georgia State University Athletics ATLANTA - Former Furman starting quarterback Darren Grainger is enrolling at Georgia State as a transfer, head coach Shawn Elliott announced. Grainger, who will enroll for the spring semester, adds depth to the Panthers' quarterback…

Georgia State University pauses men's basketball due to COVID-19

ATLANTA – The Georgia State men's basketball program has paused all team activities following multiple COVID-19 positive test results impacting Tier 1 individuals which includes student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. All activities will be paused for a minimum of seven…