The GHC men’s basketball team survived a hot shooting first half from its Chattahoochee Tech to get a 105-85 conference win Wednesday night at home. The game was tied seven times in the second half, and GHC went on a 15-3 run to close out the game and get the home win. Kyvon Davenport paced the Chargers with 24 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks
There was plenty to celebrate Friday night in Armuchee. The Lady Indians not only disposed of their state playoff first round opponent with ease, but one of its best players reached a career milestone at home.
The Lady Hawks stayed perfect at Alto Park on the season, sweeping Miles College in an in-region double header Thursday afternoon. Shorter took the first game 8-1, before winning the second game 9-1 in five innings.
It might be early in the season, but Rome baseball coach Michael Dougherty already knows what kind of team he’s got. The Wolves aren’t afraid of swinging the bat, and they’re not afraid of responding to an opposing rally either.
The word is that New England Patriot assistant coach Brian Daboll will interview with Alabama’s Nick Saban about the offensive coordinator job with the Crimson Tide. Daboll has been an offensive coordinator with the Cleveland Browns and has coached the New England tight ends since 2013. He and Saban have a relationship from when Deboll was a graduate assistant at Michigan State. … And speaking of New England, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was signing autographs at an autograph show with the least expensive being $299 and the most expensive being $1,999. … One of the sports websites ran a story called “Elite college football coaches and their better halves,” which included pictures of a head coach and his wife. The usual suspects were there, including Urban Meyer and mate, Nick Saban and wife, and Dabo Swinney and mate. Kirby Smart and his wife were included, and that was fine, but is Smart considered an “elite coach” just yet? … I saw a story telling exactly why Les Miles was fired at LSU. Of the 18 quarterbacks he recruited in his 12-year tenure, only three completed their LSU career. Seven never completed a pass in a game, and 12 left or changed position. … Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh just hired Michael Johnson, a high school coach in California, as an assistant. Johnson also happens to be the father of four-star 2019 quarterback Michael Johnson Jr. … The top high school basketball prospect for 2018 is 6-foot-7, 220-pound Zion Williamson. His first visit to a college was to Wofford.