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Snitker Promoted to Hitting Coach for Houston Astros

11-21-18 HOUSTON – Former University of North Georgia baseball player and coach Troy Snitker was promoted Wednesday to be one of the hitting coaches for the Houston Astros Major League Baseball team. Snitker had previously been the hitting coach for the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks in the Astros organization. “I am very proud of the success that Troy has had,” said …

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UNG Men’s Basketball Trounces West Georgia, 104-80

11-21-18 DAHLONEGA – Ephraim Tshimanga and Shawn Hopkins each scored 23 points as the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team surpassed the century mark on the way to a 104-80 win over West Georgia Tuesday night in the UNG Convocation Center. The Wolves led for just 55 total seconds in the game before North Georgia pulled away for good midway …

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Kendall records double-double, Lady Bears fall at Brenau

11-16-18 GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Sophomore Sierra Kendall recorded her second double-double of the season with 16 points and 16 rebounds on Wednesday night in an Appalachian Athletic Conference showdown against Brenau University. The Lady Bears dropped their second AAC road game of the season to the Golden Tigers, 60-48. PLAY BY PLAY TMU went on a strong 6-0 run …

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UNG Men’s Basketball Holds Off Flames’ Rally to Win, 77-74

11-15-18 CLEVELAND, Tenn. – Jack Howard hit a three pointer while being fouled and converted the four point play to spark a late run for the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team that pushed the Nighthawks past Lee, 77-74, Wednesday night. After a back-and-forth first half saw UNG lead by one, Lee took as big as a six point lead …

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TMU Women’s soccer to face Southeastern in NAIA Opening Round

11-13-18 CLEVELAND, Ga. (Nov. 13, 2018) – After the Truett McConnell University women’s soccer team, who is receiving votes in the latest NAIA national top 25, won the Appalachian Athletic Conference regular season perfect (12-0 AAC), the Lady Bears earned an automatic bid to the NAIA National Tournament for the first time in TMU history. On Monday the league announced …

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TMU’s Monroe, White guide Bears to AAC victory

11-11-18 CLEVELAND, Ga. (Nov. 10, 2018) – Sophomores Myles Monroe and Calvin White combined for a total of 45 points to lead the Truett McConnell University men’s basketball team to their first Appalachian Athletic Conference win against Columbia International University inside the Benjamin F. Brady Arena on Saturday evening (87-76). PLAY BY PLAY The Bears came out slow in the first 20 minutes trailing …

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Tshimanga Sets Career Steals Mark as Men’s Basketball Coasts Past Erskine

11-10-18 DAHLONEGA – With a steal just one minute into the second half, Ephraim Tshimanga broke the UNG career steals mark as the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season over Erskine, 89-64. Tshimanga had six steals on the night, breaking the record held by former UNG point guard Travis Core with his fifth …

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Sutton Posts Career High as No. 14 Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Bobcats

11-10–18 YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Sophomore Julianne Sutton notched a career-high 30 points and Tamera Thorpe had her first double-double in a Nighthawk uniform as the No. 14 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team swept through the PBC / Conference Carolinas Challenge with a 78-47 win over Lees-McRae Saturday afternoon. For the second day in a row, UNG trailed after …

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UNG Men’s Basketball Falls in Season Opener By Four to Crusaders

11-10-19 DAHLONEGA – A strong second half was not enough as the University of North Georgia men’s basketball team fell to North Greenville, 62-58, Friday night in the home opener. The game was part of the Peach Belt Conference / Conference Carolinas Challenge. The Crusaders led by eight at halftime, taking advantage of a cold start shooting the ball by the …

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No. 14 UNG Women’s Basketball Blows Past Emmanuel, 74-42

11-10-18 YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Despite trailing after the first quarter, the No. 14 University of North Georgia women’s basketball team dominated Emmanuel, 74-42, Friday night in the opening game of the Peach Belt Conference / Conference Carolinas Challenge at Young Harris. The Lions held UNG quiet in the first quarter and led 14-13 after the first horn, but the Nighthawks …

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