Auburn University assistant coach is recovering after car crash

This morning, an Auburn University assistant basketball coach is recovering in the hospital after a car accident that happened over the weekend in Auburn.

Week 13: Sports Overtime

Albany State receives athletic punishment from NCAA

Bo Nix said Tigers ready to “get after” Bulldogs

Week 12: Sports Overtime

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

Famed Auburn University golden eagle possibly in early stages of heart failure

Continued Coverage

The Voice of the Auburn Tigers would have been 54

  Five area athletes accept scholarships for baseball and softball programs

Week 11: Sports Overtime

Auburn backup quarterback leaves football team

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

“War Eagle!” Have you heard Auburn’s new musical road?

  Two families held together by 4-year-old with heart transplant attend LSU and Auburn football game

LSU and Auburn took the football field yesterday for a big game. Two families tied together through a tragic yet heartfelt life story were joining the many sitting in the stands.

Week 10: Sports Overtime

t’s week 10 of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

War Eagle! Auburn will start the 2019-20 basketball season in the Top 25

Auburn’s men’s basketball program will start the new season at No. 24 to follow up the program’s first-ever Final Four appearance.

Week 9: Sports Overtime

Sports Overtime is back for another week of scores, highlights and more!

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

24 point underdog Gamecocks shock #3 ranked Bulldogs in Athens

Week 8: Sports Overtime

  The Back the Badge event is lending a hand to law enforcement and their families

Fake Nikes worth $2.2 million seized at California port

Saints linebacker won’t have to pay fine; school shows support with ‘Child of God’ headbands

Sports Overtime: Week 7

It’s week seven of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

  CSU tennis coach named USPTA College Coach of the Year

Columbus State University now has a nationally recognized coach in its tennis program.

Sports Overtime: Week 6

It’s week six of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

All-Access: Manchester

Manchester opens region play with a tough task… the defending 4-1A champs Marion County.

NAL and CIF merge to form new indoor football league

The indoor football world is getting a makeover, and the Columbus Lions are right in the middle of it. The National Arena League and Champions Indoor Football are forming a partnership beginning with the upcoming 2020 season that will in effect create a 12-team league under a name to be announced.

In the Huddle: Marion County

There’s a new face in the backfield for Marion County this year, but he’s also an old face to the Eagles. We go In the Huddle with their senior running back who’s also the new kid in town.

Sports Overtime: Week 5

It’s Week Five of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley and Sports Overtime is back for another week of scores, highlights and more!

All-Access: Central High School

Central has eyes on a repeat state championship. They’ll get a playoff level opponent this week when they face Opelika.

Clutch play from Davis helps Opelika to 4-0 start

Opelika’s off to a hot start. 4-and-0 with wins against two teams that made the state semifinals and another that made the quarterfinals last season. One of the reasons for winning: clutch plays from key players like Brody Davis.

Sports Overtime: Week 4

Another week of high school football is in the books and Sports Leader 9 has all the highlights, scores and more you need to get caught up.

Auburn Tigers to get new football performance center

The Auburn Board of Trustees has given its blessing to a new football performance center for the Auburn Tigers.

Sports Overtime: Week 3

Sports Leader 9 brings you highlights, scores and more from area high school football games every Friday night.

  ‘The Tailgate Guys’ set up hundreds of tents ahead of AU home opener

What’s a game day without a tailgate? Have you ever wanted to tailgate, but despised setting everything up under the sizzling heat? If so, you may want to look into ‘The Tailgate Guys.’

All-Access: Smiths Station

Smiths Station prepares for a tough region game against Central.

Central QB adds new threat to offense

Central's offense has another threat taking snaps.

Jordan-Hare Stadium to use walk-through metal detectors

Auburn Athletics will begin using walk-through metal detectors at all gates of Jordan-Hare Stadium this season.

Sports Overtime: Week 2

Sports Overtime is back for another week of scores, highlights and more from high schools across the Chattahoochee Valley.

All-Access: Spencer Greenwave

WTVM goes All-Access with Spencer high school and coach Robert Sanders.

Auburn will wear Rod Bramblett helmet sticker to start 2019 season

The Tigers will wear the stickers for the first two games of the season to honor Bramblett and his wife, Paula, who were killed in a car accident in late May.

In the Huddle: Carver Tigers

Any team’s goal is a state championship. Carver has a trio of players that have already experienced that, just not in football.

Prather Hudson enters junior season at UGA

Former Brookstone Cougar Prather Hudson is back with the Dawgs for another year.

Central WR E.J. Williams commits to Clemson

One of the top players in the state of Alabama officially committed to the Clemson Tigers.

All-Access: Marion County Eagles

Marion County made it to the state semifinals last year, and they had to beat Schley County to get there.

In the Huddle: Schley County Wildcats

Schley County is led in part by a trio of players with something in common.

Sports Overtime: Week 1

Sports Overtime is back for its 30th season of high school football coverage in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Ex Alabama QB Jalen Hurts named Oklahoma starter for opener

No. 4 Oklahoma names former Alabama QB Hurts starter for season opener vs. Houston

  Sports Overtime celebrates 30 years of high school football coverage

For the past 30 years, WTVM’s Sports Overtime has been the home of high school football in the Chattahoochee Valley.

  Knights prepare for season opener

Heavy equipment was on the move at Len McWilliams Field on Wednesday as the new football parking lot at Calvary Christian is under construction. Meanwhile, the Knights football team was getting a little Southern Exposure under the blazing sun for the picture day as they get ready for the opener

  Auburn University names new “Voice of the Auburn Tigers” following Bramblett’s passing

Almost three months after “Voice of the Auburn Tigers” Rod Bramblett and his wife were killed in a car accident, Auburn University has named his replacement.

River Dragons prepare for inaugural season

Hockey is set to return to the Civic Center as the Columbus River Dragons are busy setting up shop.

Callaway’s Tank Bigsby commits to Auburn

Running back Tank Bigsby, a 4-star from Callaway, committed to the Auburn Tigers on Friday.

  Lady Cougars begin preparations for 2019 soccer season

It's time to get things going at Walden Soccer Complex as the Columbus State Lady Cougars opened practice on Wednesday morning.

  Head coach looks back at Lions season

The Columbus Lions reached the end of the line on Tuesday night, seeing their season come to an end in Jacksonville in the National Arena League semifinals.

Auburn holds first pads practice

Auburn's first practice in pads of fall camp included red zone work with the quarterbacks.

War Eagle: Auburn fan day scheduled for Aug. 10

The annual Auburn Fan Day is being held Aug. 10 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Dawgs seeking identity, toughness in preseason camp

Georgia kicked off fall practice Friday afternoon. Head coach Kirby Smart and the Dawgs open the season August 31 at Vanderbilt.

  A whole new ballgame: Columbus Lions rally from 23 down to win at Orlando

The Lions go into the regular season finale against the Carolina Cobras on a hot streak -- and not just a hot streak. They're coming off the comeback of the year.

Bulldogs picked to win SEC East again

Georgia is predicted by the media to win the SEC East for the third straight year, but lose in the SEC Title Game to Alabama.

2019 Preseason predictions have Tide winning SEC Championship again

The predications have the Tide on top and then there's everyone one else.

  Auburn quarterback battle to continue into fall camp

The Auburn Tigers will be led by a a freshman quarterback in 2019.

2019 Auburn defense could be ‘one of the best’

The Auburn Tigers spoke on the final day of SEC Media Days in Hoover and both head Coach Gus Malzahn and the two defensive players he brought with him fielded tons of questions about....the defense.

  Auburn’s experienced offensive line will be the key in 2019

Some might say the Auburn Tigers’ Achilles heel in 2018 was the offensive line, but that isn’t the case heading into the 2019 campaign as the Tigers return all five starters from the previous season.

  Gus Malzahn: ‘I have no time table’ on announcing starting QB

Redshirt freshman Joey Gatewood and true freshman Bo Nix are battling for the starting job.

Trojans tabbed to finish second in Sun Belt’s East Division

Coming off its third straight 10-win season, Troy has been picked to finish second in the Sun Belt East Division in a vote by the league’s head coaches.

Auburn fan travels more than 4,000 miles for SEC Media Days

Not many fans have traveled as far as Erin Leach to see her favorite team at SEC Media Days.

  Dylan Moses wants to lead Tide defense back to championship standard

Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses is embracing his role as the leader of the 2019 defense.

  Muschamp on Bentley: ‘I’ve been very comfortable since day one with Jake’

Jake Bentley made his third consecutive trip to SEC Media Days as he enters his senior season at South Carolina.

  Former Opelika High School Bulldog hoping to lead USC Gamecocks to a winning season

Jake Bentley has had a solid career at the University of South Carolina, but got his start right here in the Chattahoochee Valley as an Opelika High School Bulldog.

  What does Nick Saban want his legacy at Alabama to be?

On Wednesday, with the veteran coach entering his 13th season with the Crimson Tide, Saban discussed what he wants his legacy to be whenever he leaves Tuscaloosa.

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison

Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.

Georgia enters 2019 with ‘Do More’ mentality

The Dawgs have won 32 games in three seasons under Smart but still haven’t figured out a way to topple the Tide on the biggest stages.

Eagles have Tigers’ attention, name SBC Media Day reps

The Georgia Southern Eagle don't go to Sun Belt Media Day until next week, but they were still getting some pub.

Kirby Smart says he knows how to beat Alabama

After two tough losses to Alabama, Georgia head coached Kirby Smart joked Tuesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover how he’s going to finally beat the Crimson Tide.

LSU reshaping offenses with hope of overtaking Alabama in SEC West

LSU is changing it’s offense, more of a no huddle look that might help utilize the talent on that side of the ball.

Florida Gators ready for jump back into the spotlight

Year two has a history of being a step up for a Dan Mullen team, at Mississippi State it was a four game improvement, if the Gators follow suit in year two under Mullen the Gator Chomp could enjoy a season to remember.

#SECMD19: Florida, LSU and Missouri take the stage

The excitement of SEC Media Days has begun in Hoover.

  ALFA donates new truck to Auburn Equestrian Team

There are a lot more 'horses' for the Auburn Equestrian Team to tame thanks to a truck donation!

Georgia Bulldog rising senior wins 2019 Players Amateur

University of Georgia rising senior Spencer Ralston shot a final round 63, finishing at 19-under to win the 20th annual Players Amateur at the Berkeley Hall Club.