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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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NBA All-Star Howard hosts BBQ for all of Swainsboro

National Basketball Association

Posted: 07/03/2011 - If you've seen him in slam dunk contests, you know Dwight Howard doesn't like to be outdone. Maybe that's why, instead of having a barbeque for his family to celebrate the holiday, he had a barbeque for an entire town.

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Four Braves selected for All-Star Game

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/03/2011 - Brian McCann has been named an All-Star starter and will be joined on the NL team by Atlanta Braves teammates Chipper Jones, Jonny Venters and Jair Jurrjens.

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Bats fizzle in GreenJackets loss

Posted: 07/02/2011 - The GreenJackets fell by an 8-0 score at the hands of the Savannah Sand Gnats – the eighth time this season and third time this week that the GreenJackets have been held without a run.

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Ross slam carries Braves over O's, 5-4

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/02/2011 - David Ross hit his second career grand slam and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 5-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.

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Jackets struggles with Savannah continue

Posted: 07/01/2011 - The Savannah Sand Gnats broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning to defeat the Augusta GreenJackets by a 3-2 score on Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

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Ray Whitfield ready to get back into the ring

Posted: 07/01/2011 - For the last year, Ray Whitfield hasn't been fighting for himself. He's been fighting for the Augusta Boxing Club. Stingray took control of the club and is now in charge for good, but where does that leave his career in the ring?

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Josh Gregory named national coach of the year

ASU men's golf team with national championship trophy

Posted: 07/01/2011 - For the second consecutive season, Josh Gregory has been named the National Coach-Of-The-Year and earned the Dave Williams Award, according to a release from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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