The Southern Conference announced that Mercer University wide receiver Chandler Curtis has been selected as the league’s Freshman of the Week after his performance in the Bears’ 27-24 victory over VMI last Saturday.
Georgia State begins the heart of its Sun Belt Conference schedule with a key personnel change as Marcus Caffey moves from cornerback to running back and is expected to see action on offense as the Panthers play at UL Lafayette Saturday at 7 p.m. ET at Cajun Field.
The Atlanta Braves’ Advanced-A team, the Lynchburg Hillcats, will move from Lynchburg, Va., to Zebulon, N.C., beginning in 2015.
Charles “Lefty” Driesell, a man whose name is on the court of the Georgia State Sports Arena and who finished with 786 victories, is the subject of a new book available for sale on Wednesday.
Georgia State returns to Sun Belt Conference play as the Panthers travel to UL Lafayette for a 7 p.m. ET game Saturday at Cajun Field. The game will be televised on ESPN3.
Matt Puracchio booted a 25-yard field goal with five seconds remaining in regulation to lift Denison to a 34-31 victory over rival Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday.
Rhodes’ high-scoring offense failed to find its rhythm on Saturday, but the visiting Lynx managed to grind out a 12-0 victory over Berry.
The Mercer University football team claimed its first Southern Conference victory, holding off VMI, 27-24, on Saturday afternoon at Foster Stadium.
Atlanta Police Chief George N. Turner was nominated for a 2014 Leadership Character Award by the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership and Atlanta-based Turknett Leadership Group.