The rise of the Berry College football program, as well as the talented players who helped it happen, have been recognized by its conference before. But this season has raised the bar.
Shorter University’s volleyball team saw its postseason run come to an end Saturday afternoon as the Lady Hawks fell to West Florida 3-0 in the semifinals of the Gulf South Conference tournament.
TaJuan Johnson scored 17 points and had eight assists to lead Georgia Highlands College’s men to a 120-61 win over ABI Academy at The Corral on Saturday. The Chargers had seven players in double digits.
After a high school career that has helped Coosa establish itself as one of the elite volleyball programs in the state, Taylor Roberts is glad to get to continue playing the sport she loves.
The Lady Hawks are semifinals bound for the fourth time in program history, earning a four-set win over Alabama Huntsville in the opening match of the GSC Tournament Friday afternoon.
Berry College women’s cross country runners Alainna Chretien and Abby Carroll are preparing this week to run at the NCAA DIII National Championship Race in Eslah, Illinois, on Saturday.
The Gulf South Conference announced its annual list of All-Conference football honorees Tuesday with Shorter University’s Lewis Hayes receiving 1st Team All-GSC honors from the league’s head coaches.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its annual AVCA All-America teams Tuesday, with Berry College’s Hannah Kate Thompson becoming the first Viking in program history to earn second team honors.
Berry College head football coach Tony Kunczewski remembers every step the program has made in its five-year history. He remembers the first touchdown, the first win, the first game and the first winning season.
The most successful season in Berry College volleyball’s NCAA Division III era came to a close on Saturday night as the Vikings fell to Emory University 3-0 in the regional finals.
The Berry College volleyball team’s season will continue in the NCAA regional finals for the first time in program history after a five-set victory over the Covenant College Scots on Friday night.
In a showing of the No. 2 and No. 3 blocking teams in the nation, the Berry College volleyball team took home a 3-2 thriller over the Hanover College Panthers on Thursday to advance to the NCAA regional semifinals.
Hitting the road to begin their Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association season, the Georgia Highlands Lady Chargers grabbed a win Wednesday over Central Georgia Tech.
Year after year, the best competition cheerleading teams in the Rome area also represent some of the best in the state. And with undefeated squads and defending champions returning to Columbus, this season is no exception.
The cross-town rivalry of Shorter University and Berry College was renewed on the hardwood Tuesday night as the two schools’ women’s basketball teams got together for an exhibition game. Admission was $1, and all proceeds went to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Shorter won 75-40.
A big weekend for the Berry College volleyball team is leading into another one as the Vikings open the NCAA Division III tournament Thursday at Emory University.
Coaching basketball at a junior college like Georgia Highlands always means preparing for a quick turnover rate. And while both the Chargers and Lady Chargers have said goodbye to a number of special players, they’re always well-equipped to reload.
The Berry College men’s soccer team advanced to the SAA semifinals on Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 win over Rhodes College behind goals from Jack Giles, Jake Williamson and Caleb Ford.
After five years of building the program, forming an identity and learning from tough losses, it’s official: Berry football is going to the postseason.
Some may see another notch in the loss column, but Shorter head football coach Aaron Kelton saw a little bit more than that Saturday. He saw evidence that the Hawks are getting better and a win is coming.
The Berry College volleyball team improved to a perfect 13-0 in Southern Athletic Association play, defeating Centre College 3-0 on Saturday afternoon. With the win the Vikings clinched the regular season conference title outright.
Time and again Saturday, Hendrix quarterback Miles Thompson dropped back to pass and was rushed into a panic. With a Berry player almost constantly in his face, the quarterback often had to choose between a dangerous throw and taking a sack.
The University of North Alabama rolled to a 35-0 halftime lead and went on to down the Shorter Hawks 48-0 in a Gulf South Conference battle at Barron Stadium on Saturday.
After setting a program record with 543 yards of offense during a 48-10 win over Sewanee on Saturday night, the Berry College football team has jumped five spots to No. 19 in the latest D3football.com Top 25.
The No. 24 Berry College football team spoiled Sewanee’s party under the lights in a 48-10 victory on Saturday night, setting a program record with 543 yards of total offense.
The Shorter Hawks took on Division I Gardner-Webb on Saturday and were held to 60 yards on the ground in a 42-14 loss in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.
After a sharp rise in the ranks of Division III football over the last few years, the Berry Vikings are grabbing the attention of pollsters nationwide.
Berry College set a program record with six interceptions in the team’s first trip to Texas on Saturday and rolled to a 44-10 blowout of new conference opponent Austin College.
Shorter College was shut out for the first time this season as West Alabama turned in a dominating performance in a 62-0 win Saturday in Livingston, Alabama.
Mattia Pace netted a pass from Jimmy Cano in the second minute of a road match against North Greenvile and the Shorter Hawks held on for a 2-1 win Tuesday in a non-conference matchup.
In the two-plus seasons Berry College has played its home football games at Valhalla stadium, only the Centre Colonels have ever defeated the Vikings at the venue.
For 11 years, Phil Jones planted his feet firmly on “The Hill” and made it his mission to provide Shorter University with the best football program he could.
Georgia Highlands College welcomed three new coaches over the summer for the men’s basketball team, the women’s basketball team and the softball team.
The momentum swung the way of the Shorter Hawks early in Saturday’s game on Florida’s east coast, but the remainder of the contest slipped from their grasp.
All week long, Berry College football coach Tony Kunczewski told his 2-0 team the “real season” began Saturday with their first Southern Athletic Association matchup.
Berry College Athletics Director, Todd Brooks, has announced the hiring of Ashley Southern to serve as the women's basketball team's assistant coach effective immediately.
From the first snap, LaGrange made it known to the Berry College fans in Valhalla stadium it was going to control the ball. Whether it was a run in the Wing-T formation or a short pass for a first down, the Panthers wanted to keep the Vikings’ offense off the field.
Tusculum took a 23-6 lead at halftime over Shorter University on Saturday as the Hawks were unable to get any traction in a 39-12 loss in Greeneville, Tennessee.
There is nothing quite like being hated and also envied in the sports arena. Some examples are the Yankees in baseball, the Patriots in football, Tiger Woods in golf, the Celtics and the Lakers, once upon a time, in the NBA and Notre Dame in football.