Model High School principal Glenn White has been elected as president of the Georgia High School Association. White was chosen to serve in that capacity at the semiannual meeting of the State Executive Committee of the GHSA on April 14th in Macon; he was elected by a unanimous vote of the 58 member committee, according to a Floyd County Schools media release.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 last night in Philadelphia, thanks largely to a dominant performance from starting pitcher Julio Teheran.
The Rome Braves finished their first home stand of the 2014 season with an exciting 4-3 win over the Lexington Legends in 11 innings yesterday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves were lifted to victory courtesy of a walk off run scoring single from Dan The Braves are on the road again; they’ll be in Charleston, South Carolina tonight thru Saturday night for a three game series against the Riverdogs. First pitch of tonight’s series opener is slated for 7:05 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Air time for the pre-game show is 6:50 pm.
The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up their regular season with a 111-103 win over the Milwaukee Bucks last night in Milwaukee, allowing the Hawks to sweep the three-game season series between the teams. Mike Scott led Atlanta in scoring with 17 points.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 last night in a rather wild game one of a four game set at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park.
The Rome Braves were obliterated by the Lexington Legends 17-0 last night in the opener of a three game series at State Mutual Stadium, marking their fifth straight loss at home.
The Atlanta Hawks were edged by the Charlotte Bobcats 95-93 in NBA action last night at the Philips Arena. A buzzer beater from Chris Douglas-Roberts gave the Bobcats the victory.
Of course, the big story in sports today is that Bubba Watson has won the 2014 Masters golf tournament! The former UGA standout took a three-shot victory to win it all at the Augusta National Golf Club yesterday; it was his second Masters win in the past three years. He was congratulated at the 18th hole by his two-year old son, Caleb.