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TMU Baseball Falls at Young Harris, 14-7

3/29/17 YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. | The Truett McConnell baseball team scored five runs in the top of the first but couldn’t hang on as the Young Harris Mountain Lions defeated the Bears, 14-7, Tuesdaynight. The Bears jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning. After a leadoff walk to Austin Bishop and a single by ... Read More »

UNG Athletics Set To Host Second Annual Operation Nighthawks of Honor Ceremony

3/29/17 DAHLONEGA – The University of North Georgia’s Department of Athletics will complete its second annual Operation Nighthawks of Honor initiative on Saturday, April 1 as it recognizes service members who were former or current UNG students. The ceremony will be held at approximately 12:30 p.m. just prior to the Nighthawks’ Peach Belt Conference doubleheader against USC Aiken beginning at ... Read More »

TMU Softball Sweeps Tuesday Twinbill Against Talladega

3/28/17 CLEVELAND | The Truett McConnell softball team took two games from Talladega Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Tornadoes, 5-2, in game one before a 4-2 win in game two. The Bears are now 20-9 overall. After a Tornado run in the top of the second, the Bears responded with three in the bottom of the second. After loading the bases, ... Read More »

Barber Named AAC Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

3/27/17 ASHEVILLE, N.C. | Fresh off of qualifying for NAIA Nationals this weekend, Truett McConnell track athlete Tyler Barber was named Appalachian Athletic Conference Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week as announced by the conference office Mondayafternoon. Barber finished atop the podium at Emory University against many NCAA Division I and II schools with a time of 1:52.40 in ... Read More »

Lairsey Named AAC Men’s Golfer of the Week

3/27/17 ASHEVILLE, N.C. | Truett McConnell golfer Kyle Lairsey was named Appalachian Athletic Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week as announced by the league office Monday afternoon. Lairsey shot consecutive rounds of 75 at the Golden Tiger Spring Invitational to finish in a tie for 10th place last week at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville, Georgia. He was the low ... Read More »

TMU Women’s Basketball Adds Postell to 2017 Class


3/27/17 CLEVELAND | Head women’s basketball coach Tron Griffin has announced the signing of La’Cheri Postell to the 2017 recruiting class. “It is truly a pleasure to add not only a phenomenal athlete but also a great person to the TMU Lady Bear family,” said Griffin. “La’Cheri brings toughness and a competitive edge coming from a great high school basketball ... Read More »

TMU Golf Teams Complete Community Service Building Project

Golf Team Project

3/27/17 CLEVELAND | The Truett McConnell golf teams took part in a building project as part of the Truett McConnell athletic department’s continued involvement in community service on Saturday  “It is such a blessing to have young men and women on my team who enjoy serving others and show the love of Christ,” said TMU head golf coach Steve Patton. ... Read More »

Baseball Flips Series with Young Harris

3/27/17 CLEVELAND | The Truett McConnell baseball team has flipped its home-and-home series with NCAA Division II opponent Young Harris College. The Bears and Mountain Lions will battle at Young Harris tomorrow at 5 p.m. The two teams will meet again on April 5 in Cleveland. For more information, stay tuned to Read More »

No. 2 UNG Softball Shutouts Jaguars Twice in Doubleheader Sweep

3/26/17 PEMBROKE, N.C. – University of North Georgia freshmen Kylee Smith and Amber Johns both tossed complete game shutouts in Sunday afternoon’s doubleheader sweep of Augusta at Jaguar Field. The Nighthawks improve to 29-9 on the season and are now 9-4 in the Peach Belt Conference. GAME ONEStephanie Hartness scored the first run of the day in the top of ... Read More »

No. 1 UNG Baseball Drops Series Finale at UNC Pembroke

3/26/17 PEMBROKE, N.C. – Sunday afternoon’s rubber match between the top-ranked University of North Georgia baseball team and UNC Pembroke was going quite well for the Nighthawks until the Braves scored five runs in an unlikely two-out rally in the seventh to eventually take down UNG, 6-4. The Nighthawks slip to 22-6 on the year and now stand at 9-3 ... Read More »