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‘Strike Out Cancer’ March 22 at ABAC

March 17, 2016 Students from the Wellness and Human Experience class along with the Fillies softball team at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will help to “Strike Out Cancer” on March 22 at Fillies Field when ABAC takes on Thomas University in a 4 p.m. doubleheader. From 3-5:30 p.m., all spectators…

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Thigpen Returns for ABAC Rodeo April 1-2

March 17, 2016 Rodeo fans are in for a special treat as they fill the stands for the Gee Haw Whoa Back Rodeo on April 1-2 at 7 p.m. each night at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC alumnus Justin Thigpen will return to the campus he once called home to... Read More »

ABAC Named Tree Campus USA

March 15, 2016 TIFTON – Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College was recently recognized for its commitment to caring for and managing the trees on the ABAC campus. ABAC was honored during the 2016 State Arbor Day celebration at Wesleyan College for being one of Georgia’s “Tree Campus USA” communities.  ABAC also... Read More »

ABAC Tennis Coach Selected for Hall of Fame at Armstrong

March 15, 2016 Winning the national championship in the final tennis match of his collegiate career is a moment Dale White will never forget.  His recent selection to the Athletic Hall of Fame at Armstrong State University ranks a very close second. “Becoming a member of the Hall of Fame... Read More »

Ty Wright Selected for Athletics Hall of Fame at ABAC

March 15, 2016 Not many baseball players hit for the cycle in one game in their entire careers.  Ty Wright accomplished that incredible feat in four consecutive innings. “I’ll never forget that game because Sports Illustrated did a ‘Faces in the Crowd’ on me after that game,” Wright said of... Read More »

Columbus Native Selected for ABAC Athletics Hall of Fame

March 14, 2016 Jackie Moore now works for Mercedes Benz.  When she pitched Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to back-to-back conference softball championships in 2001 and 2002, she was the engine that made the Fillies go. “Getting to play right away was very important to me,” Moore, a Columbus native, said. ... Read More »

Kappa Sigma Fraternity Presents Fourth Annual ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ at ABAC

March 14, 2016 The Rho-Rho Chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College recently hosted its Fourth Annual “My Brother’s Keeper” event on the campus of ABAC. This program aims to combat alcohol abuse, including underage drinking and impaired driving. The fraternity also partnered with ABAC, the Tift... Read More »

ABAC 1984 State Basketball Champions Selected for Hall of Fame

March 14, 2016 On the night of March 3, 1984, Keith Barr had to be the happiest man in Tifton.  His Golden Fillies’ basketball team at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College had just beaten Emmanuel College 62-60 in Gressette Gym on the ABAC campus to win the first women’s state basketball... Read More »

Owens Left Canadian Tobacco Field to Return to ABAC

March 14, 2016 David Owens was cropping tobacco in Canada in the late summer of 1962.  Returning to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to play basketball for his sophomore year was not on his mind. New ABAC Coach Benny Dees had other ideas. “I spent the whole summer talking to his... Read More »

ABAC Athletics Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees

March 11, 2016 Six individuals and one team will be inducted on April 1 into the Athletics Hall of Fame at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC Athletics Director Alan Kramer said the 2016 class includes Wayne Cooper, Paul Fitzgerald, Tom Moody, Jackie Moore, David Owens, Ty Wright, and the 1984... Read More »