Georgia Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart spoke about assistant coach Dell McGee. Smart applauded the approach of McGee, who enters his third season on the Georgia staff after joining the staff from Georgia Southern.
During the 2018 Scholastic Clay Target Program regional championships in Savannah, more than 20 student athletes from the Harris County shotgun team qualified to compete at the SCTP national championships in Marengo, Ohio.
Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown announced he was leaving the Crimson Tide just days after he was part of a sideline skirmish in the College Football Playoff national title game. Brown discussed his time at Alabama and what’s next at Tennessee State.
Central running back A’montae Spivey named his top five schools Wednesday. The rising senior has Arkansas, Missouri, Purdue, UL-Lafayette and LSU as his top options at this point. Spivey is a three-star running back per 247Sports’ composite rankings
High School Football America ranked the Central Red Devils 39th in its preseason poll. Central is coming off a season in which it went 11-1 and played in the Class 7A semifinals. Central is the third of four Alabama high school teams ranked.
It was another productive spring for the girls tennis teams in the Bi-City area, with Columbus and Brookstone playing for state titles in their classifications. Now, it’s time to look back at the standout players as part of the 2018 All-Bi-City Team.
Several boys tennis teams around Columbus impressed this season. A quick look at this year’s All-Bi-City squad illustrates just how much talent so many local squads had to offer. Columbus’ Harrison Brown and coach Will Ginn take home top honors.
In a season of girls golf in which several teams and players around Columbus made their mark, Brookstone’s Sanders Hinds stood out among the rest. Hinds takes home All-Bi-City Girls Golfer of the Year after another strong sophomore season.
Central-Phenix City defensive back Ray Thornton committed to the Clemson Tigers on Friday, announcing the decision on Twitter. The 6-2, 198-pound Thornton chose Clemson over Ole Miss, Auburn, Duke and Georgia Tech. Thornton is a three-star safety.
Central-Phenix City dual-threat quarterback Peter Parrish committed to LSU on Friday morning shortly after being offered a scholarship. Parrish chose LSU over offers from 19 other schools, including Mississippi State, Florida and Cincinnati.
It was a busy spring season for boys soccer teams in the Columbus area, with 7 teams in and around the making the state playoffs. The work of many of these athletes will now be honored with their inclusion on the 2018 All-Bi-City Boys Soccer Team.
The outdoor track season season began with a lot of hype for many female athletes in the Bi-City. It ended with impressive performances and even more attention than before. Three local track athletes won individual events at their state meets.
The Columbus Blue Devils’ third consecutive state championship further cemented their dynasty and has earned two members All-Bi-City honors. Ben Carr has been named the All-Bi-City Boys Golfer of the Year, while Chris Parker is Coach of the Year.
Several track teams around Columbus had the pleasant chore of clearing more room in their trophy cases this spring. Now, it’s time to honor those who stood out during the 2018 season. Three athletes in the Bi-City area won individual events at state.
The spring softball season for teams in the Bi-City area was strong, with two teams playing for state championships in their classifications. The year was another one filled with talented players, whose efforts earned them All-Bi-City honors.
The smaller schools in the Bi-City area made a lot of noise on the baseball diamond this spring. A quick look at the 2018 All-Bi-City team makes it clear these teams’ talent was just as dangerous as their counterparts in Class 4A on up.
The high school baseball scene around Columbus did not disappoint in 2018. Now that the dust has settled after another season, it’s time to look at which players stood out with the latest All-Bi-City Large School Baseball Team.
Former Smiths Station pitcher Blake Rivera was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fourth round of the 2018 MLB Draft. Rivera, who now pitches at Wallace State, was previously selected by the Giants in the 32nd round of last year’s draft.
Former Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell was asked what advice he would give Browns rookie Nick Chubb, the former Georgia running back that Cleveland drafted in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Crowell is now with the New York Jets.