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."
Mitch Jones had a two-run home run in the sixth inning for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves in a 4-3 loss to the Buffalo Bisons on Saturday night in Buffalo, N.Y. Freddie Freeman (2-for-4) had a solo home run for Gwinnett in the first inning.
The numbers were somewhat down, but the meet was deemed a success by all other counts according to the participants and officials at the 20th Annual Georgia Games Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships on Saturday at Iron Beast in Gainesville.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame freshman wide receiver Tai-ler Jones, a Gainesville High graduate, was one of 11 student-athletes arrested for misdemeanor charges of underage drinking at a party Friday night.
Georgia State rising senior Alan Fowler, a North Hall graduate, has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar as announced by the Golf Coaches Associate of America. Joining Fowler is recent Georgia State graduate Tom Sherreard.
With equal time spent dodging rain and fighting the heat, North Hall's Matt McCormack carded an 82 on Monday to win the Club Boys 15-18 year-old division in the Atlanta Junior Golf Association Summer Series event at Chattahoochee Golf Club.
The Atlanta Braves surprisingly head into the All-Star break with an four-game lead in the National League's East division after an 3-0 loss to New York on Sunday, which capped a three-game road series against the Mets.