Local coach set to receive recognition at national all-star game
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) -In just a short amount of time, Carver Head Baseball Coach Michael Long, Jr. has made quite a name for himself. Whether it be GameChanger’s GameChanger of the Year, or GHSA Region 1-AAA Area Coach of the Year, the coach has racked up several accolades. He...
Miracle Riders check in from Montana on day 12
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Scott Ressmeyer and Gary McDowell join Ben and Cheryl Friday morning as they continue their cross-country trip. Ressmeyer and McDowell have 9 days left on their 21-day trek to raise money for Columbus State University’s nursing program. This year’s funds will be used for new...
Join the Fun at River City Outlaws Open Tryouts: A Weekend of Football, Food Trucks, and Festivities!
📣 Hey there, my lovely friends! 🎉 I've got some exciting news to share with you all! 🔥. 👉 Are you ready for some adrenaline rush this weekend? 🙌 Then you wouldn't want to miss out on the River City Outlaws Open Tryouts happening this Saturday, Jun 3, at 5:00 PM! 🏈
Raiders blast Owls to win 3rd national championship
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Southern Oregon softball team put its "Natty is Now" mantra in place well before ever winning a national championship. Over the last four years, the Raiders have willed the motivational cry into a near-annual fact. They completed another joyous run through the NAIA World Series...
Cam Greathouse Baseball camp returns for 2023
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - With the summer in full swing, little league camps are taking place all over the Chattahoochee Valley. Currently, there is one camp taking place at the American Little League Fields -- the Cam Greathouse Baseball Camp 2023. Now for the former American Little League 2002 Georgia...
Catching up with the Chattahoochee Monsters
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A brand new team is swinging into Golden Park this summer. The Chattahoochee Monsters, originally from Oxford, Alabama, are joining the Columbus Chatt-A-Hoots in the Sunbelt Baseball League. Field Manager, Johnnie Eaton, was hired in early May. He had just a few weeks to recruit players...
WRBL checks in with the Miracle Riders for week two of their journey across the four corners of the county
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — The Miracle Riders are on the second week of their 26-day journey across the four corners of the country. The WRBL News 3 team checked in with the riders during a Tuesday evening newscast where we found Scott Ressmeyer in Minnesota. You can watch the full interview in the video player […]
Columbus recognized as Bicycle Friendly Community by League of American Bicyclists
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The League of American Bicyclists honored the efforts of Columbus to build better places for people to bike, by renewing the bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award first presented in 2014. Columbus joins 506 communities across the country in the movement for safer streets, and better...
Adonai Fine Arts Center gymnastics team posts impressive finish in Columbus
The Adonai Fine Arts Center in New Philadelphia recently had its Xcel Gold team place fourth at the Greater Columbus Gymnastics Conference Championships. The event featured 17 teams and more than 300 gymnasts. The Xcel Gold team recorded several wins. Gabrielle Schmidt took first in the all-around, bars and vault....
Muscogee Roller Girls bootcamp teaches skating and more for all skill-levels
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Muscogee Roller Girls are ready to share their skills. Locals looking to try something new or improve their roller-skating skills can consider the Roller Girls’ 10-week summer bootcamp. The camp, which will begin on June 11 with an open-to-all information session, about joining the league in skating and non-skating positions. […]
Day 9 check in from Scott’s Miracle Riders
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - It’s day 9 out of 21 for the Miracle Riders on their journey to raise money for Columbus State University’s nursing program. Today, they are in Mackinaw, Michigan. Andrew and Kevin spoke with our Ben and Cheryl Tuesday morning.
SOU-OIT championship rematch set at NAIA World Series
NAIA WORLD SERIES – CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND. 2 p.m. PDT Wednesday – Southern Oregon vs. Oregon Tech. Game 1 Stream | Game 2 Stream | Live Stats | Bracket. COLUMBUS, Ga. – The rivalry rematch is set. Two years after squaring off in the NAIA Softball World Series championship round, No. 4 Southern Oregon and No. 1 Oregon Tech will do it again Wednesday at the South Commons Softball Complex.
Spectacular Season Comes to End at World Series
COLUMBUS, Ga. – No. 10 Midland University, who entered the postseason as unranked and unknown to many in the country, wrapped up its most successful season in program history on Monday afternoon at the NAIA Softball College World Series. The Warriors, who knocked out a pair of teams to reach the final week of the season, fell to No. 1 Oregon Institute of Technology, 6-0. Early on, it was a defensive battle as Aliyah Rincon and the Owls’ Kacie Schmidt went back and forth. Midland sat the first seven batters of OIT down with Rincon picking up a pair of strikeouts. Schmidt allowed a walk in the 1st and struck out two through the first two innings.
Memorial bag policy: What you can and can't bring
Memorial Tournament spectators will have to pack lightly again this year. Patrons may bring only small carrying bags into Muirfield Village Golf Club, per PGA Tour rules. The following are the only types of bags approved: Those smaller than 6 inches by 6 inches by 6 inches; clear bags smaller than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, 1-gallon freezer bags and medically necessary and diaper bags.
2025 WR Daylyn Upshaw will attend and participate in FSU's Elite Camp
2025 wide receiver plans to attend FSU's Elite Camp. Phenix City (Ala.) Central sophomore wide receiver Daylyn Upshaw shared on Wednesday evening that he will be making his way to Florida State on Saturday, June 10th, to participate in the Elite Camp. Upshaw was recently offered by FSU on May...
Which minor league baseball team is most likely to move to Columbus? We have an answer
“It’s all just kind of dreaming right now, but maybe restaurants, sports bars, maybe a hotel.”
McDade and Wylie Tabbed ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Second Team
COLUMBUS - The 2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division II All-Region Teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions and Columbus State University baseball players Matthew McDade and Derek Wylie were named to the Southeast All-Region Second Team. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. II All-America Committee.
Andrew Oropeza & Shannon Jarvis join ‘Georgia Prep Sports: Drive for the GHSA State Title’
The 240th episode of the Georgia Farm Bureau “Georgia Prep Sports: Drive for the GHSA State Title ” video podcast will kickoff with Northside-Columbus head coach Andrew Oropeza. The Patriots are coming off a historic 10-2 campaign in Class 5A and swept Region 3 for the program’s first region title. We will find out what coach Oropeza and the Patriots have been doing this offseason to build off the momentum.
63rd annual Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament kicks off Summer at Callaway Gardens
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The world’s most prestigious watersports tournament is happening again here in the valley, kicking off the Summer series at Callaway Resort and Gardens. Athletes from all across the world competed since Friday, hoping to be crowned one of the 2023 Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard...
Jones Becomes D-III All-American in 400m
Jahari Jones raced one final time in 2023 and etched his name into the Berry record books. In a photo finish, the sophomore finished in fifth place in the 400m at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Pittsford, N.Y., achieving All-American status. In doing so, he becomes Berry's first NCAA D-III Outdoor Track & Field All-American.
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