PITTSBURGH - Andruw Jones and Jeff Francoeur homered on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning to help the Atlanta Braves end their longest streak without a homer in 24 years, and manager Bobby Cox tied Sparky Anderson for fourth place in career victories with a 4-1 decision over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
ATLANTA - Kelly Johnson is sure glad he didn't take the day off.
METTER - The Metter Tigers have had a rollercoaster season. The streaky team has been fortunate, however, because the winning streaks have been a whole lot longer than the losing streaks, and they are currently riding a hot streak into the first round of the Class AA State Playoffs.
The Screven County Gamecocks have a pretty tall order ahead of them this weekend. Not only does SCHS have to travel to Blackshear, Ga. to face the Region 2-AA champion Pierce County Bears, they'll also be looking to replace their catcher.
ATLANTA — Greg Maddux couldn’t stop grinning after he lined a single right up the middle off an old friend. John Smoltz got the last laugh, however. Chipper Jones and Andruw Jones came up with two-out, run-scoring hits in the seventh inning, giving Smoltz and the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 win over Maddux’s San Diego Padres on Wednesday night — the first matchup between the longtime teammates since 1992. Smoltz (5-1) gave up homers to ...
Bulloch Academy sophomore David Poole had a big smile on his face after emerging from the Gators’ field house Thursday night. “It felt great,” the 16-year old fullback said after Bulloch battled Mount de Sales Academy in the team’s spring football game at Gator Alley. “Football is my favorite sport and I have been so ready to strap on the pads.” The Gators ended their seven days of spring drills with a 48-minute, controlled scrimmage ...
ATLANTA - Andruw Jones snapped an 0-for-21 slump with two hits, including an eighth-inning single that drove in the go-ahead run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - Unlike last year, Chris Young solved the Atlanta Braves. Young struck out eight in six innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Braves 4-2 Monday for their fifth win in six games. Last year, Young went 0-1 against the Braves in two starts - both at San Diego - giving up 13 runs and 15 hits in six innings, a 19.50 ERA. Young (4-2) allowed two runs and two ...
Appalachian State scored three runs in the second inning and held off several Georgia Southern rallies late in the game to win 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Eagle Field.
ATLANTA - Jarrod Saltalamacchia found a way to cap his charmed first week in the major leagues.
Sprint South Track and Field is more than just a local track club. Head coach Samose Mays founded the nonprofit AAU program in 2002 to give area kids a positive outlet in life and an opportunity to showcase and improve their talent. Sprint South also aims to increase their exposure and give the athletes a chance to face the best competition in the state and nation. Open to boys and girls ages 6-18, ...
ATLANTA - Derek Lowe outpitched Tim Hudson, giving up three hits and an unearned run in seven innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night in a matchup of first-place teams.
ATLANTA - John Smoltz beat the Dodgers for the first time in more than eight years, pitching seven shutout innings to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 victory over Los Angeles on Friday night in a matchup of first-place teams.
CONYERS - On the brink of elimination, the Trinity Christian softball team exploded for 12 runs and beat Appling County 12-2 in the second game of Friday's GCAA Class A state championship in Conyers, Ga.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks were too much for the visiting Josey Eagles as SCHS (14-10, 8-6 Region 3-AA) pitcher Cameron Haydon went the distance and struck out 13 allowing one earned run in the 11-2 Gamecock win.