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No. 24 UNG Women’s Tennis Advances Past USC Aiken in PBC Quarterfinals

4/20/18 FLORENCE, S.C. – Adrienne Bofinger earned the fifth point for the No. 24 University of North Georgia women’s tennis team to blow past USC Aiken, 5-1, in the Peach Belt Conference quarterfinals Friday morning at Francis Marion’s Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center. UNG began with victories at both No. 1 and No. 2 doubles as Holly Bennett and Felicia Baratta led the Nighthawk charge with an …

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Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 3 Columbus State in PBC Quarterfinals

4/20/18 FLORENCE, S.C. – In the Peach Belt quarterfinals, the University of North Georgia men’s tennis team fell to top-seeded and No. 3 Columbus State, 5-0, at Francis Marion’s Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center. Columbus State took all three doubles matches, but not without a fight from UNG. At No. 3 doubles, Ryan Gaskin and Mark Laishley battled to a 9-7 score in the …

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Mrs. Virginia Sara Elliott, Age 89 Murrayville

4-20-18 Mrs. Virginia Sara Elliott, age 89, of Murrayville, passed away on Friday April 20, 2018.  Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Wahoo Baptist Church.  Rev. Ricky Stone, Rev. Charles Buice and Rev. Mark McClain will officiate.  Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends onSaturday, April 21, 2018, …

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Johnson Highlights Day One of PBC Track & Field Championships

4-20-18 PEMBROKE, N.C. – Aleah Johnson was the fastest 400 meter runner on day one as the University of North Georgia track & field team began competition in the Peach Belt Conference Championships Thursday at UNCP’s Dick and Lenore Taylor Track. Johnson ran a 57.26, more than three-tenths faster than the field to qualify as the top runner in the one-lap race. Imani Arnold also ran …

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Three Women’s Tennis Players Named All-Conference

4-20-18 FLORENCE, S.C. – Three University of North Georgia women’s tennis players were named to the Peach Belt All-Conference teams as announced by the conference at the tournament banquet Thursday night at Francis Marion. Holly Bennett and Felicia Baratta were named to the first team in doubles action, marking the second consecutive year the duo has made the first team. The team, ranked No. 19 nationally, …

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Men’s Golf Finishes Runner-Up at AAC Men’s Golf Championship

4/19/18 Acworth, Ga. | On Monday and Tuesday, the Truett McConnell Men’s Golf team traveled to Acworth, GA, to compete in the AAC Men’s Golf Championship at the Governor’s Towne Club. The men’s team had an incredible AAC Championship, and they came within one stroke of forcing a playoff with one of the top programs in the country on Monday and …

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Lady Bears Continue to Tear Through AAC Play

4/18/18   Cleveland, Ga. | On Tuesday, April 17th, Truett McConnell’s Softball team hosted Brenau University in a doubleheader matchup. Coming into the doubleheader, the Lady Bears held a first place spot in the conference and a hot 10-game conference win streak. Game 1 Sophomore Bethany Hyde would start on the mound in the opening game of the doubleheader for the Lady Bears. The …

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UNG Baseball Sweeps No. 20 West Florida With 3-2 Win

4-18-18 DAHLONEGA – Despite an Argonaut homer in the ninth to make it a one-run contest, pitching from Jack Fleming shut the No. 20 West Florida offense down for the University of North Georgia baseball team in a 3-2 defeat, earning the mid-week series sweep Wednesday afternoon at Bob Stein Stadium The UNG and UWF defenses were solid in the contest, allowing no runs until …

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Chandler Holcomb Signs as a Nighthawk for Make-A-Wish Day 2018

4-18-18 DAHLONEGA – The University of North Georgia Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its sixth Make-A-Wish child on Tuesday as Gainesville’s Chandler Holcomb was signed to join the UNG baseball team prior to the Nighthawks’ 9-8 win over No. 20 West Florida. Chandler and his family arrived at Coleman Field House courtesy of a three-car blue light escort compliments of UNG Public Safety. …

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UNG Baseball Holds On For 9-8 Win Over No. 20 West Florida

4-18-18 DAHLONEGA – After a six-run seventh for No. 20 West Florida, the University of North Georgia baseball team responded with the game-winning run in the bottom of the inning to defeat UWF, 9-8, Tuesday night at Bob Stein Stadium. Josh Profit got it started for the Nighthawk offense with a leadoff first pitch double. Chase Sudduth came behind him with a 5-hole blaze to …

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