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Coach Gibson Helps Columbus Youth Football Kick off the Season

September 22, 2019 - Columbus, GA- Its that time of year for youth football in the Bi-City. Columbus Youth Football kicked off their 61st year on Saturday at AJ Clung Stadium. Head Coach Jason Gibson served as the guest speaker for opening ceremonies. His message to the kids stressed having continued enthusiasm for practice, games, and school after the first day excitement wears off. He thanked all of the youth coaches for their sacrifice and time away from their own families. "I was really nervous believe it or not, there was a lot of people in... Full Story

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Lions Drop First Round Playoff Game 67-43

August 8, 2019 - The Columbus Lions couldn't overcome their demons, falling to their rival Jacksonville in the semifinal game 67-43. With the loss, the Lions' hope of reaching a third consecutive NAL Championship comes to a halt. Columbus would strike first after causing a fumble on the opening kickoff and quarterback Bryan Hicks sneaking in for a touchdown. But after the Sharks and Mike Fafaul answered back with a touchdown pass to Durron Neal, Hicks would throw a pick six deep in Jacksonville territory, returned by Markus Smith to put t... Full Story

Lions Finish Season on Three Game Winning Streak

July 28, 2019 - The last game of the season proved to be the biggest win for the Columbus Lions (6-8) as they defeated the defending NAL Champions Carolina Cobras (10-4) 46-34 to extend their winning streak to 3 games on route to Jacksonville for the NAL Playoffs. In front of a packed Columbus Civic Center, the Lions' defense has their best showing of the year forcing multiple turnovers and limiting a Cobras team that scored 70 points last meeting to just seven points in the second half to seal the win. Although Carolina outgained Columb... Full Story

Lions Clinch Playoffs with OT Win in Orlando

July 20, 2019 - The Columbus Lions (5-8) storm back from a 43-20 deficit to beat the Orlando Predators (2-12) in overtime 52-46. In doing so, the Lions clinched a playoff birth for the 3rd straight year and set up a future date with the Jacksonville Sharks. The comeback was manufactured by quarterback Bryan Hicks, shaking off his rough play. Triston Purifoy put together a career game and the defense coming up big with two big turnovers in the final minute to send the game to overtime. The Lions got on the board first when Hicks found ... Full Story


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Tue., Aug 6
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Columbus 43 at Jacksonville 67 (Playoff) Final
Sat., Jul 27
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Carolina 34 at Columbus 46 Final
Fri., Jul 19
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Columbus 52 at Orlando 46 Final (OT)
Sat., Jul 13
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New York 19 at Columbus 55 Final
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Columbus 28 at Carolina 70 Final
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Massachusetts 61 at Columbus 37 Final
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