College Sports

Georgia Highlands College alumnus Bryson Horne recently received a phone call that resulted in reaching a long-time goal: an offer to sign with the Atlanta Braves as an undrafted free agent.

While the high school basketball season officially came to an end this past weekend, a local group is once again providing a stage for senior players to take the floor one last time in their team’s uniform.

With so many of the Atlantic Coast Conference women’s tennis teams being ranked among the nation’s best this year, it will be interesting to see how many get at-large bids to the NCAA tournament after cannibalizing each other during the regular season.

The latest NCAA men’s tennis rankings have Southern California on top of the heap, followed by the Tar Heels of North Carolina. Four other ACC schools are in the Top 25 poll as of Feb. 27.

The University of North Carolina women’s tennis team brought home their fourth Intercollegiate Tennis Association Indoor championship last week. The Lady Tar Heels dominated previously unbeaten UCLA 4-0 to win the championship match in Chicago.

Back at home after a three-game road trip, the Shorter women’s basketball team was overwhelmed on its home court Thursday against Gulf South Conference foe Auburn University Montgomery.

While Atlantic Coast Conference men’s tennis teams have won five national championships in the last decade, it’s the women who are leading the way in the conference this year.

More Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association honors piled up for Georgia Highlands basketball after the men’s and women’s squads picked up conference wins against East Georgia State College.

You’ve seen Ronald Acuna Jr., Josh Donaldson, Freddie Freeman and hometown favorite Charlie Culberson play for the Atlanta Braves. Now $20 can get you a chance to own an authenticated autographed bat signed by these four players as well as 25 other members of the 2019 Atlanta Braves.

The Georgia Highlands men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up big conference wins this week with the Chargers taking hold of first place in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association and the Lady Chargers hanging strong in the second spot.

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