Category Archives: Local Sports

HAWKS OPEN ROAD TRIP WITH LOSS TO TRAILBLAZERS

The Atlanta Hawks opened a five-game road trip out west on Sunday with a loss to the Portland Trailblazers 124-113 in overtime at Portland, Oregon.  It marked the third straight loss for the Hawks. Trae Young led all players in scoring with 35 points for Atlanta.  He also had 10 rebounds. Kent Bazemore had two…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!!

It is time for Friday night lights as local high school football teams will take the field tonight for the final week of regular season play. Darlington’s Tigers will hit the road to face Fellowship Christian in a region play-in game.  Kick off is scheduled for 7:30 pm in Roswell.  The outing will be broadcast…read more »

ACUNA, FREEMAN AND ALBIES NAB SILVER SLUGGER AWARDS

A trio of Atlanta Braves have nabbed their first-ever National League Silver Slugger Awards.  Honors went to outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr., first baseman Freddie Freeman and second baseman Ozzie Albies.  Silver Slugger Awards are bestowed annually upon the best offensive player at each position in both the National and American Leagues.  read more »

HAWKS FALL TO BULLS AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Chicago Bulls 113-93 in an NBA outing at the State Farm Arena on Wednesday night. Tomas Satoransky notched a career-high with the game-high of 27 points for the Bulls. Jabari Parker was the Hawks’ top scorer with 18 points.  Vince Carter added 14 points, Kevin Huerter had 12 points,…read more »

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ON AIR THIS FRIDAY NIGHT

Tune in for high school football this Friday evening on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM.  Darlington’s Tigers will hit the road to face Fellowship Christian in a region play-in game.  Kick off is set for 7:30 pm in Roswell. Darlington is currently ranked at No. 4 among Class A Private schools by the Atlanta…read more »

HAWKS TOP SPURS AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-100 on Tuesday evening in NBA action at State Farm Arena, allowing the Hawks to snap a three game losing skid. Trae Young notched a game-high 29 points in his return from an ankle injury; he also had 13 assists.  Jabari Parker contributed 19 points.  DeAndre Hunter…read more »

FIRST CFP RANKINGS FOR THE YEAR HAVE BEEN RELEASED

The first College Football Playoff rankings for this year were announced on Tuesday evening.  Alabama came in at No. 3, while LSU held the No. 2 spot; the teams are scheduled to go head to head in an SEC bout at Tuscaloosa, AL on Saturday.  Ohio State took the top spot in the rankings.  Georgia…read more »

HAWKS TO HOST SPURS TONIGHT

The Atlanta Hawks will host the San Antonio Spurs in NBA action tonight at the State Farm Arena.  Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 pm.  Can’t make it down to Atlanta to watch the game in person?  Check it out on television; coverage will be provided by Fox Sports Southeast. The Hawks have lost their…read more »