Category Archives: Local Sports

ATLANTA HAWKS PICK UP FIRST PRE-SEASON WIN OF THE YEAR

The Atlanta Hawks nabbed their first win of the NBA pre-season 100-96 over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Trae Young led the charge for Atlanta with 23 points.  Vince Carter chimed in 17 points off the bench.  De’Andre Hunter scored 15 points, and John Collins…read more »

MLB POSTSEASON UPDATE

In an MLB postseason update, rain led to the postponement of Game Four in the American League Championship Series from Wednesday night to tonight.  The New York Yankees will host the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium; first pitch is set for 8:08 pm.  Houston leads the best-of-seven series 2-1. The winner of the ALCS will…read more »

WASHINGTON NATIONALS ARE WORLD SERIES-BOUND

The Washington Nationals are bound for the World Series.  The Nats secured their spot in the 2019 Fall Classic with a 7-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night in Washington DC.  It is the first pennant in franchise history. Washington, which entered the postseason as the…read more »

HAWKS TO FACE KNICKS AT NEW YORK IN AN NBA PRE-SEASON OUTING TONIGHT

The Atlanta Hawks will face the New York Knicks in NBA pre-season action tonight at New York.  Tip off is slated for 8 pm. The Hawks are currently 0-3 on the pre-season, which they will conclude on Thursday evening in Chicago with an outing against the Bulls.  Their regular season opener is set for Thursday,…read more »

FALCONS EDGED AT ARIZONA BY CARDINALS

The Atlanta Falcons were edged by the Arizona Cardinals 34-33 on Sunday in NFL action at Glendale, Arizona. Atlanta rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half of the game and had an opportunity to tie it up on an extra point by Matt Bryant with 1:53 left, but Bryant missed the mark. Matt…read more »

HAWKS TO FACE HEAT IN NBA PRE-SEASON MATCH AT MIAMI

The Atlanta Hawks will be in Miami to take on the Heat in NBA pre-season action this evening.  Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 pm.  The Hawks are 0-2 so far during this pre-season.  They will open up the regular season on Thursday, October 24th in Detroit against the Pistons.read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS! 

Area high school football teams will take the field tonight for an eighth week of regular season play. WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM are your radio homes for Darlington football in 2019.  The Tigers are off this week. Here’s the slate of tonight’s prep football matches: Rome at East Paulding Cartersville at LaGrange Cedartown…read more »