Guerry Clegg, The Ledger-Enquirer

Guerry Clegg

The Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus, GA, United States

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Past articles by Guerry:

Freddie Freeman was right: Braves are still the class of the division until proven otherwise

Columbus sports columnist Guerry Clegg recalls a time before the season began when Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman boldly declared his team as the one to beat in the NL East until proven otherwise. → Read More

Houser feels at home as CSU’s women’s basketball coach: ‘This is the place’

This week, Matt Houser was formally promoted to the head coaching job for Columbus State University’s women’s basketball team. Columnist Guerry Clegg reports some of his background and successes. → Read More

As franchise leaders go, there’s no one more valuable than Freddie Freeman

Columbus-area columnist Guerry Clegg shares how Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman has changed the organization for the better and could take them to new heights in future seasons. → Read More

Auburn’s schedule is brutal, Justyn Ross is a star and more preseason notes from Guerry Clegg

Columbus sports columnist Guerry Clegg makes some preseason notes about Georgia, Alabama, Auburn and other SEC football teams. → Read More

How a battle with cancer shaped this Columbus-raised golfer into a new man

Golfer Hugh Royer, from Columbus, GA and now living in Myrtle Beach, SC, overcame skin cancer on his face over the last year and competed in the U.S. Senior Open Qualifier at Green Island this week. → Read More

Braves’ Donaldson contract proving to be a $23 million mistake

Signing Josh Donaldson to a $23 million contract for one year was a mistake by the Atlanta Braves, says sports columnist Guerry Clegg. → Read More

Did the Atlanta Falcons draft the right players?

The Atlanta Falcons entered offseason needing immediate help at, in no particular order: right guard, left guard, right tackle, running back, defensive end, outside linebacker and cornerback. → Read More

Georgia fans get sneak peek at Kirby Smart’s impressive line-up of talent at G-Day game

At Georgia’s annual G-Day spring game, fans got a first look at line-ups for the 2019-2020 season. There’s open competition at almost every position except for quarterback, running back and maybe one linebacker spot. → Read More

As Bobby Howard marks 1,000th win, a look back at how he changed high school baseball

High school baseball coach Bobby Howard marked his 1,000th win on April 8. St. Anne Pacelli won over Webster County 8-3. Howard has coached at Kendrick, Columbus, Middle Georgia College and Central-Phenix City. → Read More

No one would be happier about Auburn’s Final Four run than CSU’s Herbert Greene

Herbert Greene, a former Columbus State University basketball coach, was an avid Auburn and college basketball fan. He attended the Final Four every year during his 25 year tenure at CSU. → Read More

Is the Braves’ season opener against the Phillies a sign of things to come?

Sports columnist Guerry Clegg breaks down how the Atlanta Braves’ season opener against the Phillies could be telling of how the rest of the 2019-2020 season will play out. → Read More

Is there such a thing as too much football? Nope. Welcome to spring practice

College football is nearly royalty in the south and once late March rolls around, everyone is excited for spring practice. Spring games at Georgia, Alabama and Auburn will likely bring in over 250,000 spectators. → Read More

Should college athletes be able to make money off their own talent?

Columbus sports columnist Guerry Clegg thinks college athletes should be able to make money off of their own talent, likeness and memorabilia. Clegg cites UGA’s Todd Gurley as an example, who received a suspension. → Read More

Don’t freak out just yet — Bryce Harper’s deal with Phillies doesn’t hurt the Braves

Bryce Harper’s affinity for hitting home runs -- especially against the Braves -- doesn’t mean the Phillies are headed straight for the NL East title. Here’s what sports columnist Guerry Clegg has to say about it. → Read More

Auburn-Georgia game might be moving from usual weekend, but we remember its roots in Columbus

The annual Auburn-Georgia rivalry game has been moved from mid-November to mid-October to help with scheduling and tough opponents. Here is sports columnist Guerry Clegg’s take. → Read More

Is there such a thing as too much football? New league seems just OK so far

Sports columnist Guerry Clegg shares his view on the new spring football league, Alliance of American Football. So far feedback and ratings have been just okay, but will it be enough to keep the league going? → Read More

Finding a seat on the Patriots’ bandwagon

Columnist Guerry Clegg explains that most sports reporters are advised to show no favoritism for teams while doing their jobs. But he’s ignoring that this week and cheering proudly for the New England Patriots. → Read More

Best of luck to the QB who could’ve made demands but instead played with humility

Former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts, who penned a Players Tribune letter recently, is transferring to the University of Oklahoma for his last year of eligibility. → Read More

Signing Markakis a smart, safe move for Braves

The Atlanta Braves re-signing Nick Markakis may not be the splashy move many fans wanted. But there’s no down side, says Georgia sports columnist Guerry Clegg. → Read More

Give Nick Saban Coach of the Year already

Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban is long overdue for the Coach of the Year award. He could have (and should have) won it in last year, but this is why it’s his for the taking now. → Read More