Category Archives: Local Sports

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – PLAYOFF EDITION!

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams hit the field for week two of the GHSA playoffs! WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM are your radio homes for Darlington football. The Tigers will hit the road tonight take on Prince Avenue Christian in round two of the Class A Private…read more »

FALCONS CRUSH RAIDERS AT ‘THE BENZ’

The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Las Vegas Raiders 43-6 at Mercedez-Benz Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It marked the biggest win in six years for the Falcons, who improved to 4-7 on the 2020 season. They will remain at home to face the New Orleans Saints in an NFC South bout next Sunday afternoon; kick off…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – PLAYOFF EDITION!

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams hit the field for the first round of the GHSA state playoffs! WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM are your radio homes for Darlington football. The Tigers will hit the road to take on Mt. Pisgah Christian in the first round of the…read more »

FALCONS FALL TO SAINTS IN NEW ORLEANS

The Atlanta Falcons fell to the New Orleans Saints 24-9 on Sunday afternoon down in New Orleans in a match among rivals of the NFC South. The Saints now lead the division with an 8-2 record, and the Falcons are bringing up the rear at 3-7. The Falcons will be back at Mercedes Benz Stadium…read more »

MODEL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFF BOUND AFTER WIN OVER CHATTOOGA

The Model High School football team clinched a playoff berth with a win at home over Chattooga by a final score of 49-7 on Tuesday evening. The Blue Devils will conclude the regular season with a road match at Gordon Central this Saturday afternoon. WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM are your radio homes for…read more »

JOHNSON WINS PANDEMIC-DELAYED MASTERS GOLF TOURNEY

The 2020 Masters golf tournament is on the books! It wrapped up on Sunday at the Augusta National Golf Club. Dustin Johnson emerged as the winner of this year’s tourney; it marked his first-ever green jacket and his second career win at a major championship. He set a record for the lowest score in Masters…read more »

IT’S TIME AGAIN FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams hit the field for Week 11 of the 2020 regular season! Listen to WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM tonight for coverage of the Darlington Tigers as they conclude their regular season on the road against Walker. Kick off is slated for 7:30…read more »

COOSA HIGH SCHOOL’S LAST TWO FOOTBALL GAMES OF THE ’20 REGULAR SEASON CANCELLED; TUNE INTO WLAQ 1410 AM AND 96.9 FM FOR DARLINGTON FOOTBALL THIS FRIDAY

The Coosa High School football team’s final two games of the 2020 regular season have been cancelled due to members of the CHS football team being quarantined because of COVID-19 exposure, according to an announcement by the Floyd County Schools. The Eagles were scheduled to play at Fannin County this Friday night and at home…read more »