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Bower, Taylor Named NCBWA Preseason All-Region

1/28/20 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia baseball players Steven Bower and Crews Taylor were each named to the NCBWA Preseason All-Southeast Region second team, the association announced Wednesday. Bower, a senior out of Lawrenceville, Georgia, went 8-3 in 15 appearances for the Nighthawks a year ago. He struck out 85 batters while walking just 24 with a 3.34 ERA and 89 innings of work. …

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TMU Baseball season begins Today

1/28/20 (CLEVELAND)– The Truett McConnell University baseball team is set to begin its 2020 season today  ( Tuesday ) at Toccoa Falls College. The Bears are coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history. TMU posted an overall record of 30-19 and claimed national rankings as high as No. 18 in the NAIA national top 25 polls. …

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No. 14 UNG Women’s Basketball Comes From Behind to Down Clayton State

(DAHLONEGA) – A 10-0 run over the final 3:12 pushed the No. 14 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team past Clayton State in come-from-behind fashion, 68-60, Saturday afternoon inside the UNG Convocation Center. Clayton State jumped out to a quick 14-4 lead before North Georgia answered with a 15-4 run of their own to take their first lead at 20-18 …

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TMU Track & field kicks off season Saturday

 1/26/20 (CLEVELAND) — The Truett McConnell University men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to kick off the 2020 season on Saturday at the Embry-Riddle Indoor-Outdoor Challenge in Daytona Beach, Florida. “This offseason training has been the best off season we have had since the track & field program began in 2016,” Head Coach Joe Imhoff said. “Each athlete has …

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Baseball Tabbed as Preseason Favorite in Peach Belt Conference

1/24/20 AUGUSTA, Ga. – After winning the regular-season championship for the third time in five years in 2019, the University of North Georgia baseball team was picked to win the league in the preseason coaches poll, the conference office announced Friday morning. The Nighthawks captured eight of a possible 11 first-place votes and 117 total points to come in ahead …

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No. 16 UNG Softball Picked Top Spot in Preseason PBC Coaches Poll

1/23/20 AUGUSTA, Ga. – After winning six straight Peach Belt Conference regular season and tournament championships, the No. 16 University of North Georgia softball team has been picked to win the league’s regular season championship by the head coaches, the conference announced Thursday morning. UNG takes the top spot in the preseason poll for the fifth year in a row and …

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UNG Men’s Basketball Falls at Augusta

1/23/20 AUGUSTA, Ga. – Four University of North Georgia men’s basketball players finished with double figures, but Augusta’s Rafael Monteiro finished with 24 points and 10 boards as the Jaguars took down UNG, 83-58, Wednesday night. Augusta jumped out to an 11-0 run in the first four minutes of the game, but North Georgia answered by tying the game at 26 …

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No. 14 UNG Women’s Basketball Holds Off Late Rally to Beat Augusta

1/23/20 AUGUSTA, Ga. – A furious fourth quarter comeback was held off by the No. 14 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team as the Nighthawks downed Augusta, 61-56, Wednesday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Nighthawks used a big second quarter to earn an 11 point lead at the break and stretched that lead to 17 points headed into the fourth …

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UNG Baseball Puts Three on Preseason All-Conference Team

1/22/20 AUGUSTA, Ga. – Three University of North Georgia baseball players were named to the Peach Belt Conference’s Preseason All-Conference team, the conference office announced Wednesday morning. Bill LeRoy was named the second baseman, Nick Clarno the third baseman and Crews Taylor as one of the outfielders. A senior from Dublin, Georgia, LeRoy hit .319 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 42 RBI in 2019. He …

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