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Augusta, Asheville suspended by rain

Posted: 06/18/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets and Asheville Tourists were suspended by rain after four innings on Saturday night with the GreenJackets leading 4-0. The game will be resumed at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon with the teams meeting in the regularly-scheduled seven-inning contest to follow.

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Beltre, Rangers beat Braves in 10 innings

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 06/18/2011 - Adrian Beltre drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Saturday for a rare one-run road win.

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Big crowd goes home happy with GreenJackets win

Posted: 06/17/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets had their biggest single inning of the year and received 11 walks from Asheville Tourists’ pitching in a 15-5 win on Friday night in front of 4,919 at Lake Olmstead Stadium. With the win, the GreenJackets have now won four of their last six games.

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GreenJackets Shawn Sanford added to All Star game roster

Posted: 06/17/2011 - The South Atlantic League announced today that Augusta GreenJackets pitcher Shawn Sanford will join five other GreenJackets at the league’s All-Star Game on Tuesday in Salisbury, Maryland – the home of the host Delmarva Shorebirds.

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GreenJackets take down Asheville

Posted: 06/16/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets scratched out a pair of sixth-inning runs and got four no-hit innings from a quartet of relievers to earn a 6-5 victory over the Asheville Tourists in the opener of a four-game series on Thursday night.

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Kyle Parker back in Augusta to battle the GreenJackets

Kyle Parker of the Asheville Tourists

Updated: 06/16/2011 - While former Clemson quarterback Kyle Parker didn't grow up in Augusta, his family now calls here home. Thursday night, sort of a homecoming for the former Tiger who's traded the pigskin for the rawhide as a member of the Colorado Rockies organization.

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Thomson football getting use to new coach

Thomson High School football bullbog logo

Posted: 06/15/2011 - There are so many benefits to seven on seven passing leagues that they're spreading like wildfire through out the south and country for that matter. Seven on seven camps thought can mean a whole lot more for teams with new head coaches...In this area, Thomson comes immediately to mind.

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Jackets drop series finale to Lexington

Posted: 06/15/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets had chances late but stranded key runners and were held to just four hits in a 2-1 loss to the Lexington Legends on Wednesday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium. With the Augusta loss, Lexington salvages the series split with the GreenJackets.

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GreenJackets fall to Lexington 5-2

Posted: 06/14/2011 - For the first time in their series with the Augusta GreenJackets, the Lexington Legends struck first and never looked back. The Legends picked up runs in three of the first four innings and held on through a couple late Augusta scoring threats to earn a 5-2 win over the GreenJackets on Tuesday night.

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Cubs send Tyler Colvin back to the minors

Baseball

Posted: 06/14/2011 - The Chicago Cubs have activated outfielder Reed Johnson from the 15-day disabled list and promoted right-hander Chris Carpenter from Double-A Tennessee.

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Rogers and Duvall lead GreenJackets to win

Posted: 06/13/2011 - To say that Augusta GreenJackets starting pitcher Taylor Rogers is on a hot streak would do a disservice to the concept of heat. Rogers fired seven strong innings to pitch the GreenJackets to an 8-3 win over the Lexington Legends on Monday night, earning Rogers his fifth win in his last six starts.

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Adrianza plays hero in GreenJackets 10-inning win

Posted: 06/12/2011 - Ehire Adrianza played the role of star at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday evening, driving a tenth-inning RBI single into the right field corner and scoring Carlos Willoughby from second to give the Augusta GreenJackets a 4-3 win over the Lexington Legends in ten innings on Sunday.

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Hanson strikes out 14, Braves beat Astros

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 06/12/2011 - Tommy Hanson struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings, Brian McCann and Dan Uggla hit two-run homers and the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 4-1 Sunday for their sixth straight win.

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Wheelchair tennis comes to Augusta

Tennis (racquet and ball on court background)

Posted: 06/12/2011 - The first annual Walton Foundation Wheelchair Tennis Tournament was this weekend, and these guys redefine what you think can be done on the hard court.

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McCann home run gives Braves 10-inning win, 6-3

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 06/11/2011 - Brian McCann hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to their fifth straight win, 6-3 over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

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Gamecocks take game one from Connecticut, 5-1

University of South Carolina Gamecocks

Posted: 06/11/2011 - Lefthander Michael Roth pitched 8.1 solid innings, and second baseman Scott Wingo drove in two runs as South Carolina defeated Connecticut 5-1 in game one of the NCAA Columbia Super Regional on Saturday night at Carolina Stadium.

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GreenJackets swept in Savannah, 4-2

Posted: 06/11/2011 - In the same week where the Augusta GreenJackets earned their first series sweep of the year, they feel the pain of the other side. The Savannah Sand Gnats rallied late to pull away with a 4-2 win over the GreenJackets, sweeping all three games from Augusta

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AAU district track takes over Augusta

News 12 Sports

Posted: 06/11/2011 - In AAU sports, the goal is for the best of the best athletes to go head to head, helping everyone involved get better through tougher competition.

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Sand Gnats do a number on GreenJackets

Posted: 06/10/2011 - The Savannah Sand Gnats used a pair of multi-run innings to tally eight unanswered runs against the Augusta GreenJackets, sending the Jackets to an 8-1 defeat on Friday night. The win is Savannah’s third in a row and it sets the Sand Gnats with a chance to sweep the GreenJackets in the series finale on Saturday.

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