Category Archives: Local Sports

BRAVES BEAT NATIONALS, TAKE NL EAST SERIES IN DC

The Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 8-4 on Sunday afternoon in the finale of a four-game set at Nationals Park in Washington DC, allowing the Braves to take the NL East series 3-1. Atlanta was down by a pair of runs as the game headed into the sixth. Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

Friday night lights will shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for week two of the 2020 season. WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM is once again your radio home for Darlington football this year. The Tigers will open up their season at home this evening with a match against Lakeview…read more »

BRAVES TOP NATIONALS IN NL EAST BOUT AT DC

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Thursday night in the opener of a four game series at Nationals Park in Washington DC. That was the second straight win for the NL East-leading Braves. Atlanta rallied back from a 5-0 deficit to nab the victory. Freddie Freeman led the charge with a pair…read more »

BRAVES CRUISE TO HISTORIC WIN OVER MARLINS

The Atlanta Braves crushed the Miami Marlins 29-9 on Wednesday evening in the finale of a three-game set at Truist Park. It allowed the Braves to make history by setting a National League record for runs in a game in the modern era dating back to 1900 (and avoid being swept by the Marlins). Adam…read more »

BRAVES HANDED SHUT OUT LOSS BY MARLINS AT TRUIST PARK

The Atlanta Braves were shut out by the Miami Marlins 8-0 on Tuesday night in the middle outing of a three-game NL East set at Truist Park. That allowed the Marlins to take a 2-0 lead in the series. Atlanta’s starting pitcher Kyle Wright fell to 0-4 on the season after giving up five earned…read more »

IT IS (FINALLY) TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

Local high school football teams will take the field tonight for week one of the 2020 season. Here’s the schedule of games involving area teams: Armuchee at Towns County Model at Sonoraville Pepperell at Haralson County Rome vs. Rockmart at Barron Stadium Calhoun at Dalton Morrow at Cartersville Dawson County at Cass Woodland at Gordon…read more »

BRAVES TO HOST NATIONALS IN DOUBLE HEADER TODAY

The Atlanta Braves were off on Thursday and will return to action today with a double header versus the Washington Nationals at Truist Park. Listen to the NL East twin bill on WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM. First pitch of game one is scheduled for 4:10 pm, with air time set for 2:55 pm…read more »

DUVALL HAS THREE-HOMER NIGHT IN BRAVES’ VICTORY OVER RED SOX

The Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 on Wednesday night in the finale of a three-game interleague set at Fenway Park in Boston, allowing the Braves to sweep the series. One night after Marcell Ozuna became the first National League player to hit three home runs in one game at Fenway, Duvall notched…read more »