GREENSBORO, N.C. - Jimbo Fisher walked into the ballroom at the Atlantic Coast Conference media days Monday and immediately reminded everyone of his predecessor.
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.
Zach Bennett, a 2008 Gainesville High graduate, signed a baseball scholarship earlier this week with Reinhardt College in Waleska.
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.
Spencer Ralston won the 18-hole boys 12 and under match at Olde Atlanta Golf Club on Tuesday with a 5-under 66 to win in dominating fashion by 12 strokes.
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
Josh Wright, a North Hall High graduate, signed a baseball scholarship on Tuesday with Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
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.
Starter Mike Minor continued his solid work on the mound, leading the Gwinnett Braves to a 6-2 win over the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees on Monday night.
The Buffalo Bisons beat the Gwinnett Braves 2-1 on Sunday at Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, NY in the final game of the four-game series.
Two teams entered, and exited, the All-Star break as the unlikely leaders of their respective divisions, and those two clubs meet up this week at Turner Field.
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."