Friday night lights will shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for week four of the 2014 season.
The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56-14 in Thursday Night Football at the Georgia Dome last night.
The Atlanta Braves were off last night and will welcome the New York Mets to town for a three game series over the weekend. Julio Teheran is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Georgia native Zack Wheeler will get the start for New York in tonight’s series opener. First pitch is set for 7:35 pm at Turner Field. The game will not be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 as we will be airing high school football tonight. WLAQ will, however, have the remainder of the weekend series.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will open play within the Atlantic Coast Conference tomorrow at Virginia Tech. The game is set to get underway at noon in Blacksburg, Virginia. It will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge. Pre-game programming will begin two hours prior to kick off.
The Atlanta Braves ended a five-game losing skid with a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals in the finale of a three game series last night at Turner Field, one night after the Nationals clinched the National League East.
The Atlanta Falcons will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Thursday Night Football tonight at the Georgia Dome. Kick off is set for 8:25 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Northwest Georgia’s radio home for Atlanta Falcons football. Pre-game programming will begin two hours prior to kick off.
The Washington Nationals clinched the National League East with a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves last night at Turner Field.
The Atlanta Braves’ new ballpark being constructed in Cobb County now has a name – SunTrust Park. Ground was broken on the facility during a special ceremony held yesterday that was attended by Major League Baseball Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred and Braves legend Hank Aaron. The 41,500-seat stadium will be surrounded by a mixed-use development. It is slated to open in 2017.