sports
Columbia minor league baseball team to be named Fireflies
Columbia's new Class A minor league baseball team will be the Fireflies.
August 04, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Garcia, Braves walk off in 12th
ATLANTA — Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
August 03, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Teams start adjustment to limited contact
Teams started practicing in full pads Saturday and were allowed to make full contact. But they won’t be able to hit each other as often as in years past because of the Georgia High School Associati...
August 03, 2015 11:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive.
August 03, 2015 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ryan feeling as young as ever in new scheme
FLOWERY BRANCH — Now in his eighth training camp with the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan says he has never felt better physically before the start of the season.
August 02, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Teheran, Braves avoid sweep
PHILADELPHIA — The trip ride home will feel a little better for the Atlanta Braves. Jace Peterson had three hits, including a three-run home run, and Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings to l...
August 02, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Georgia Tech relishing program’s growing recognition
Defensive tackle Adam Gotsis is pleased Georgia Tech is drawing some respect in preseason polls and rankings.
August 01, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Isner reaches fifth Atlanta final in last six years
Two-time defending champion John Isner rallied to reach his 19th ATP Tour final and fifth in the Atlanta Open, beating friend Denis Kudla 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Saturday.
August 01, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tamme moves on after Manning
Atlanta tight end Jacob Tamme was worried about playing with another quarterback after catching passes from Peyton Manning most of his career with Indianapolis and Denver.
August 01, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DH Hoops complete summer camps
DH Hoops, a youth basketball training organization founded by coach Darrell Hairston 15 years ago, recently hosted a skills camp at Jessie Davis Park Recreation Center in Douglasville last month. T...
August 04, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators
Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.
August 03, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sailing sisters qualify for U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association 2016 Team Trials
Sisters Carlyn and Evie Blauvelt know what it takes to win in sailing. Combined, they’ve each won more than 50 races in their careers, dating back to when they first started racing competitively at...
August 02, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Some teams get headstart on preseason practice
After weeks of 7-on-7 tournaments and practices with players in only shells and helmets, preseason practice began in earnest Saturday with the first permitted day of practices with pads for high sc...
August 02, 2015 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Owls tackle the heat to begin preseason practice period, leading to inaugural game
Kennesaw State took the field for the first time Saturday, in preparation for its inaugural season of football.
August 02, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Commentary: Conference’s coaches bullish on KSU success
The countdown clock on Kennesaw State’s website reads 32 days until the Owls’ inaugural football game at East Tennessee State, and fans are going to start wondering how good the team is going to be.
August 02, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Merritt takes charge with Bohn, Schniederjans near
Troy Merritt couldn’t miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn’t make anything.
August 01, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Former South Cobb star Masha in for growing role at Liberty
Liberty’s Stephon Masha was put in a tough spot late in the 2014 season. Starting quarterback Josh Woodrum was injured, and Masha was thrust into the starting role.
August 01, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Coaches for other fall sports easing into the preseason
While football teams were permitted last Saturday to hit the fields for conditioning, softball, volleyball and cross country coaches had to wait for the opportunity to be with their teams.
August 01, 2015 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jennings, others reinstated at LSU with no charges filed
No formal charges will be filed against three LSU football players, including quarterback and Marietta native Anthony Jennings, for allegedly going into a house without permission in June.
August 01, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
  • Big South hits Atlanta area
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    07.31.15 - 12:52 am
  • McEachern adds three more players to its college commitments
    by A.F. Resnak
    aresnak@mdjonline.com
    07.31.15 - 12:49 am
  • Croyder clinches USTA crown in doubles
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    07.31.15 - 12:41 am
  • Allatoona alum Schmidt anxious to get back in action at Clemson
    by Brad Senkiw
    Anderson Independent-Mail
    07.29.15 - 11:36 pm
  • rss feed
    Sports feed