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Hamels, Ibanez lead Phillies over Braves

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/10/2011 - Raul Ibanez homered and drove in six runs to back eight strong innings by Cole Hamels in the Philadelphia Phillies' 14-1 rout of the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.

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GreenJackets beat Tourists in 14-8 slugfest

Posted: 07/09/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets scored seven times in the second inning and 12 times in the first five innings, holding on for a 14-8 win over the Asheville Tourists on Saturday night.

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Gonzalez, McCann lead Braves past Phillies in 11

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/09/2011 - Alex Gonzalez hit the go-ahead RBI single and Brian McCann added a two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

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Braves' Jones goes on DL with tear in knee

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/09/2011 - The Atlanta Braves placed third baseman Chipper Jones on the 15-day disabled list with a medial meniscus tear in his right knee prior to Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Lee Knox falls back at midway point of Georgia Amateur

Golf

Posted: 07/08/2011 - Bill Jones III of Albany shot a second-round 68 and, with a 36-hole total of 3-under-par 137, owns a one-shot lead over three players after the second round of the Georgia Amateur Championship

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ASU hoops adds Maryland guard to the roster

Posted: 07/08/2011 - Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced Friday the third addition to the Jaguar program for the 2011-12 season.

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Bulldogs Caleb King academically ineligable for fall semester

Posted: 07/08/2011 - University of Georgia senior tailback Caleb King has been declared academically ineligible for the fall semester and will not be with the Bulldog football team this fall according to an announcement Friday by head coach Mark Richt.

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Finals rematch with RiverHawks to start SPHL season

Augusta Riverhawks

Posted: 07/08/2011 - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced today that it will drop the puck for its eighth season on Thursday, October 20 as the Augusta RiverHawks will host the Mississippi Surge in a rematch of last season’s President’s Cup Finals.

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Duvall with a 9th inning grand slam in GreenJackets win

Posted: 07/07/2011 - Adam Duvall had been hitting everything hard for the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday night but he saved his best for last. Duvall drilled a two-out, two-strike offering over the fence in left-center with the bases full in the ninth inning to give the GreenJackets a 7-4 lead as Augusta held on to defeat the Asheville Tourists on Duvall’s eventual game-winner.

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Young tennis star on the rise

Tennis (racquet and ball on court background)

Posted: 07/07/2011 - The goal of any athlete is to play on the biggest stage the sport has. Football, Super Bowl, baseball, World Series, basketball, NBA Championships. Now imagine you're ten years old and you've kind of accomplished that already. Meet tennis player Falkner Hain.

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Georgia's Butler again on Ray Guy Award list

Football

Posted: 07/07/2011 - For the third consecutive year, Georgia senior place-kicker Blair Walsh has been named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List while senior punter Drew Butler has been included on the Ray Guy Award Watch List, according to announcements on Thursday.

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Late rally comes up short in GreenJacket loss

Posted: 07/06/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets missed out on the chance to sweep the Charleston RiverDogs for the second time this year in a three-game series as the GreenJackets fell 5-4 in the series finale between the two teams on Wednesday night. Augusta still took two of three from the RiverDogs in the series and is 10-4 against Charleston this season.

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New A.D. at Paine College hits the ground running

Posted: 07/06/2011 - If you drive over near and around Paine College you'll see things are starting to happen. The new man in charge of the athletic department, Tim Duncan is looking forward to the changes.

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Sanford shines as GreenJackets down Charleston

Posted: 07/05/2011 - The Charleston RiverDogs know it’s going to be a bad day when they wake up and realize that they’re playing the Augusta GreenJackets and that Shawn Sanford is the starting pitcher for Augusta. Sanford fired his second straight masterpiece against the RiverDogs and is now 3-0 in four starts this year against Charleston, the latest a 4-1 win on Tuesday night.

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GreenJackets Shawn Sanford named pitcher of the week

Updated: 07/05/2011 - Augusta GreenJackets starting pitcher Shawn Sanford was named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 27th-July 3rd in an announcement made late this afternoon by league president Eric Krupa.

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Gary Player to be honorary starter at The Masters

Masters

Updated: 07/05/2011 - Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, announced today that three-time Masters champion Gary Player will join Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus as an Honorary Starter beginning with the 2012 Masters.

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Late home runs provide insurance in Santiago gem

Posted: 07/04/2011 - The GreenJackets got six brilliant innings from Gaspar Santiago and a pair of late home runs to help their lead hold up in a 5-2 win over the RiverDogs on Independence Day

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Freeman hits two home runs, lifts Braves over Rockies

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/04/2011 - Freddie Freeman homered twice to drive in three runs, Tommy Hanson combined with two relievers on a four-hitter and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Monday night.

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Offense sputters again, Savannah sweeps GreenJackets

Posted: 07/03/2011 - The second-half offensive woes continued for the Augusta GreenJackets in a 7-1 loss to the Savannah Sand Gnats in front of 4,325 fans at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday night.

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Reynolds' HR leads O's past Braves, 5-4

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/03/2011 - Mark Reynolds hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, Nick Markakis had a career-high five hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday to end their five-game losing streak.

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