The participants in this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game had a noticeably different look.The uniforms were the same, the hats were the same, and although they looked cleaner, the cleats were the same too. But as some players stepped to the plate, a much larger helmet caught the viewer's eye just as much as the player's ability to hit an 0-2 curveball.
Mike Minor delivered a solid outing from the mound to keep the Gwinnett Braves in the game, but a lack of run support allowed the Louisville Bats to sneak out of Coolray Field with a 3-2 win on Saturday in Lawrenceville.
The DPG played matches Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Monday, Ken Lightfoot took first place with a score of +5, while Steve Knowles placed second with a +4.
LAWRENCEVILLE - It may be a surprise to many the Cincinnati Reds were in first place of the National League's Central division heading into the All-Star break, but Micah Owings expected them to be where they are now - just a game behind division leaders St. Louis.
Lacrosse is emerging as a popular sport among teens and adults in Georgia. To answer this rising trend, the Georgia Southern Shootout lacrosse tournament will be held this weekend, beginning at 8 a.m. today at the Allen Creek Soccer Complex and continuing into the Sunday championship face-offs, which begin at 10:30 a.m.
The Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees got the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night before Gwinnett Braves closer Craig Kimbrell slammed the door on a 5-2 win with back-to-back strike outs.
Drew Adams, an East Hall graduate, was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Player of the Week after leading Lipscomb University to a 5-0 record last week.
Bob Arendt, father of Chicopee Woods head golf professional Jim Arendt, scored a hole-on-one Saturday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Tommy Calhoun, Dan Arthurs, Ken Dooley and Scott Thompson finished at 19-under par to take first place in last week's Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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