Category Archives: Local Sports

BRAVES DROP FIRST SPRING TRAINING GAME OF 2021 TO TAMPA BAY RAYS

The Atlanta Braves lost their first Spring Training game of ’21 to the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 on Sunday afternoon in Port Charlotte, FL. The Braves will be in Fort Myers today to face the Boston Red Sox; first pitch is set for 1:05 pm. Tune in for select weekend Spring Training games on WLAQ…read more »

HAWKS FALL TO HEAT IN MIAMI

The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Miami Heat 109-99 in NBA action on Sunday evening in Miami, FL. John Collins led all players in scoring with 34 points for Atlanta; he also had 10 rebounds. Kendrick Nunn scored a team-high 24 points for Miami, which has won their last six straight games. The Hawks have…read more »

HAWKS AT OKC TO FACE THUNDER

The Atlanta Hawks will be in Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder tonight. Tip off is set for 8 pm at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Television coverage will be provided by Fox Sports Southeast. This will be the first of two meetings between the Hawks and the Thunder for the 2020-21 regular season. Atlanta’s record…read more »

MODEL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM HEADED FOR SWEET SIXTEEN IN STATE PLAYOFFS!

The Model High School boys basketball team is headed to the Sweet Sixteen round of the GHSA’s Class AA tournament! The Blue Devils advanced with an opening round victory at home over KIPP Atlanta Collegiate by a final of 45-40 on Wednesday evening. They will go on to face Rabun County at home this Saturday…read more »

HAWKS TOP CELTICS, TAKE SEASON SERIES

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics 127-112 on Wednesday night at State Farm Arena, which allowed the Hawks to take the three-game season series between the teams 2-1. Danilo Gallinari led the charge for Atlanta with 38 points off the bench. Trae Young had 33 points. The Hawks improved to 14-18 with their win.…read more »

HAWKS EDGED BY CAVS (WHO END A 10-GAME LOSING STREAK)

The Atlanta Hawks were edged by the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-111 in NBA action on Tuesday night in Cleveland. That allowed Cleveland to sweep the two-game season series between the teams. Collin Sexton led all players in scoring with 29 points for the Cavs, who also snapped a 10-game losing skid (the longest in the NBA…read more »