Archive of: Sports Desk

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Sports Desk: Valuable Lessons

Sports Desk: Valuable Lessons

Former Sen. Sam Nunn learned a lot about leadership as part of a winning high-school basketball team in Perry.

February 2019
Sports Desk: Broadcast Dynasty

Sports Desk: Broadcast Dynasty

A member of the Caray family – Harry, Skip and Chip – has been in the Major League Baseball broadcast booth for more than 70 years.

December 2018
Sports Desk: Grad Made Good

Sports Desk: Grad Made Good

Dr. Leah Brown-Acker was a showcase student athlete and is now a showcase alumnus.

October 2018
Sports Desk: Tennis Titan

Sports Desk: Tennis Titan

Gordon Smith came from a small Georgia town to run the biggest and most impactful tennis tournament in the world.

June 2018
Sports Desk: A Lifetime of Achievement

Sports Desk: A Lifetime of Achievement

From the 1996 Olympics to Augusta National, Billy Payne has spent his life boosting Georgia.

February 2018
Sports Desk: King of Hearts

Sports Desk: King of Hearts

The late UGA and Georgia Southern football coach Erk Russell was a person of goodwill and humor.

November 2017
Sports Desk: Fly Fishing Fulfillment

Sports Desk: Fly Fishing Fulfillment

Fishing in Georgia is one of the simplest pleasures.

September 2017
Sports Desk: An Exceptional Leader

Sports Desk: An Exceptional Leader

It takes a lot of commas to organize the highlights of Atlanta Braves Vice Chair and former President John Schuerholz’s career.

June 2017
Sports Desk: The Thrill of the Hunt

Sports Desk: The Thrill of the Hunt

There is nothing like quail hunting in South Georgia in the late fall and early winter months.

March 2017
Sports Desk: Whoa, Nellie!

Sports Desk: Whoa, Nellie!

Roopville’s Keith Jackson traveled the world as a sportscaster and is a gentleman and friend to all those he meets.

November 2016
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