Before Ken Wise's name was even off the board in the Major League Baseball draft this season, he received a text message from his longtime friend, Josh Wright, wanting to stay up to date with which franchise was going to select the former East Hall High standout pitcher.
Diory Hernandez drove in Joe Thurston on a triple for the go-ahead run in the ninth inning for the Gwinnett Braves in a 3-1 win against the Scranton -Wilkes Barre Yankees on Wednesday at PNC Park in Scranton, Penn. Later in the inning, Brandon Hicks drove in Hernandez.
The American Le Mans Series announced Wednesday that Porsche's innovative 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car will race for the first time in North America at the Petit Le Mans finale event on October 2 at Road Atlanta.
Members of the Hall County 4-H Horse Club recently competed at the State 4-H show in Perry. The state show was a qualifier for the 4-H Southern Regional Horse Show next week in Clemson, S.C., and six Hall County club members qualified for the event.
The Jefferson and Jackson County 13-year-old baseball teams saw their seasons come to an end this week, as both were eliminated from this year's Dizzy Dean World Series, hosted by the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department
The Gwinnett Braves lost to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, 6-1, on Tuesday at PNC Field. Todd Redmond took the loss, dropping his season record to 8-9 after six innings of work. Gwinnett (44-53) remains in last place in the International League South, while Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (57-40) is in first place in the IL North.
Going into a game with the Tulsa Eagles fastpitch softball team in June, the girls of the Georgia Impact - Giles team knew someone would have to step up, take on the pressure, and deliver if they were going to get the win. And someone did.
As recently as 20 to 30 years ago, when an athlete heard the doctor say "torn anterior cruciate ligament," those words were followed with more bad news like, "you'll be rehabbing for the next 12 to 18 months."