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Tuesday 01/27/2015
College Basketball: Calhoun alum Wright scores 17 to lead Thomas to victory
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 1:44 pm

THOMASVILLE — Thomas University’s women’s basketball team dominated the Lady Gyrenes of Ave Maria (Fla.) on Saturday at home in their 73-57 victory.

Monday 01/26/2015
College Gymnastics: GymDogs, Box earn win over SEC foe Kentucky
Posted: January 26, 2015

ATHENS — The 10th-ranked Georgia gymnastics team scored season-highs on all four events in a 196.975-194.225 win over No. 14 Kentucky in front of 9,957 fans Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.

Saturday 01/24/2015
Local Highlights: Smith makes jump shot in Sonoraville freshman game
Posted: January 24, 2015

A special moment occurred in the Sonoraville freshman game vs. North Paulding last Saturday as ninth-grade special needs student Matthew Smith entered the contest just before the half and scored with a jump shot.

Calhoun Times Prep Spotlight: Fleming flourishes for Lady Warriors
Posted: January 24, 2015

Gordon Central’s Nina Fleming admits she doesn’t have a lot of free time like some other high school students. But the multi-sport junior student-athlete wouldn’t have it any other way.

Friday 01/23/2015
Editor's Column: Another classic rivalry game; What to make of Patriots
Posted: January 23, 2015

Memorable night of basketball

College Basketball: Sonoraville alum Zachary hits big shot in Reinhart's OT win
Posted: January 23, 2015

WALESKA — Former Sonoraville standout Justin Zachary’s 3-pointer in overtime put Reinhardt ahead for good, and Matt Porter’s steal in the closing seconds sealed the victory as the Eagles defeated Tennessee Wesleyan, 107-102, in Appalachian Athletic Conference play Wednesday night.

Thursday 01/22/2015
COLLEGE TRACK: Fightmaster named Athlete of the Week
Posted: January 22, 2015

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The Southern Conference has announced its SoCon Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week for the first time in 2015.

Wednesday 01/21/2015
College Gymnastics: Gymdogs, Box Beat Missouri in SEC Opener
Posted: January 21, 2015

ATHENS — Sparked by a 9.95 on vault from Brandie Jay, the No. 7 Georgia Gymdogs defeated Missouri 195.800-195.225 on Friday night in their Southeastern Conference opener in Stegeman Coliseum. The Gymdogs improve to 1-1 (1-0 SEC), while the Tigers fall to 2-1 (0-1 SEC).

Monday 01/19/2015
College Basketball: Sonoraville alum Cheeks helps lead Lee over Lady Hawks
Posted: January 19, 2015

ROME — Kayla Beavers calmly drained two free throws with six seconds remaining to help the Lee women’s basketball team defeat rival Shorter University, 53-50 on Thursday evening.

Saturday 01/17/2015
Calhoun Times' Prep Spotlight: Nickname fits bill for Calhoun's Rice
Posted: January 17, 2015

The nickname Big Dawg gets tossed around a good bit in sports, but for Calhoun’s Landon Rice, it fits extremely well.

Friday 01/16/2015
Editor's Column: Warriors show how far they've come; Braves rebuild
Posted: January 16, 2015

Warriors win shows big progress

College Track: Two Calhoun alums compete for Samford
Posted: January 16, 2015

A pair of former Calhoun standouts each competed and made their mark for Samford at the team's indoor season opener at the UAB Invitational at Birmingham Crossplex last Friday and Saturday.

Tuesday 01/13/2015
College Gymnastics: Calhoun alum Box, Gymdogs fall in season opener at home
Posted: January 13, 2015

ATHENS — The No. 7 Georgia Gymdogs fell to No. 8 Michigan in their first meet of the season, 196.600-195.600, on Saturday afternoon in front of a sellout crowd of 10,224 at Stegeman Coliseum.

Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 in national championship game
Updated: January 13, 2015 - 1:31 am

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones.

Saturday 01/10/2015
Calhoun Times Prep Spotlight: Ponder plays big role for Lady Phoenix
Posted: January 10, 2015

Whether it’s spiking a ball over the net on the volleyball court or sending an opposing player’s shot back where it came from with a block on the basketball court, Sonoraville’s Haley Ponder is sure to be going at it all-out or 100 percent.

Friday 01/09/2015
Editor's Column: Hawks looking like best title bet; Falcons' search
Posted: January 09, 2015

Hawks best hope for Atlanta championship

College Basketball: Sonoraville alum Zachary having solid year at Reinhardt
Posted: January 09, 2015

Several former local standouts from Calhoun and Gordon County have taken their game to the college level and are making an impact for their teams this basketball season. Here’s a roundup of how several former locals are doing on the court at their respective schools:

Friday 01/02/2015
Ohio State wins Sugar Bowl to move on to face Oregon in championship
Posted: January 02, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl in his second career start and Ezekiel Elliott ran for 230 yards, leading Ohio State to a 42-35 upset of top-ranked Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal Thursday night.

Mizzou rolls past Minnesota
Posted: January 02, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. — When Missouri played its best this season, the Tigers stopped the run or ran well themselves. Minnesota found out what happens when the Tigers are successful at both.

Oregon crushes Florida State in Rose Bowl
Updated: January 02, 2015 - 12:54 am

PASADENA, Calif. — Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned an avalanche of Florida State mistakes into a mountain of points and the Ducks rolled past the defending national champions 59-20 Thursday to turn the first College Football Playoff semifinal into a Rose Bowl rout.