Austin Rhodes is the corporate partnerships manager for the Gwinnett Braves. A graduate of Marist High School and native of Dunwoody, Rhodes joined the G-Braves in November 2013 after working as the senior account executive in sports marketing at the University of Mississippi.Recently married, Rhodes talks with staff writer Ben Beitzel about what he learned working in college football, his plans for the top of his wedding cake and the two Ole Miss alumni chat too much about their former school in this installment of “Getting to Know…”
New menu items, Friday night fireworks and bobbleheads all part of experience
The Gwinnett Braves will have their sixth home opener on Friday and will have Friday night fireworks throughout the season, along with new concession stand menu items and three bobblehead giveaway promotions.
Fireworks honoring the legendary Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron on Tuesday night brought sparks way too close to the American Flag at Turner Field.
Another lackluster start and the Gwinnett Gladiators were in a hole too big to climb out of against the free-falling Elmira Jackals.
Detroit guard Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points and center Andre Drummond dominated inside with 19 points and 17 rebounds, lifting the Detroit Pistons to a 102-95 win over the Hawks on Tuesday at Philips Arena.
Bartolo Colon, who turns 41 in May, didn’t allow a runner past second bases over seven innings as the New York Mets spoiled the Atlanta Braves’ home opener and the Aaron festivities with a 4-0 victory Tuesday night before an announced sellout crowd of 47,144 at Turner Field.
The Atlanta Falcons signed safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson, the team announced Tuesday.
It’s a shame the Gwinnett Gladiators don’t play in the Western Conference, because they’re finally a team that could make some noise in the postseason.
Braves honor slugger on 40th anniversary of breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record
Stalwart defenseman headed overseas to play in World Championships
Gwinnett will play doubleheader July 11 to make it up
Slugger hit .308 with four homers in season’s first week
On the strength of homeruns by Mark Hamilton and Ernesto Mejia, the Gwinnett Braves beat the Durham Bulls 4-1 on Saturday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The Gwinnett Gladiators and Greenville Road Warriors traded blow after blow Saturday night, but the Warriors escaped with a 4-3 win Saturday night at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
Atlanta starter Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and also had two hits while the Braves used a four-run fifth inning to beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday in the second of a three-game series.
- G-Braves keep rolling with 1-0 win
- G-Braves bats heat up on cold night in 15-0 win over Norfolk
- Gwinnett Braves snap skid, earn first home victory of 2014
- Durham spoils opening Gwinnett Braves home series with sweep
- Bulls take first two games of opening home series
- Third triple too much for G-Braves in home opener
- Groundbreaking held for The Views development at Coolray Field
- Fans enjoy G-Braves home opener
- G-Braves lose early lead vs. Norfolk
- Getting to Know ... Austin Rhodes
- HAMMOCK: Things don't look good again for Georgia Force 1 comment
- Time running out for Force in search for new owner
- Force season ends on Jacksonville field goal
- Getting to Know ... James Clark
- Playoff hopes teeter with Force loss 1 comment
- Pittsburgh overpowers Force 58-41
- Rookies help Force hold on for much-needed win 1 comment
- Force face critical test against Orlando
- Rough outing for Force in trip to Utah
- Continuity, new QB remain challenges as Force visit Utah
- Gladiators rout Jackals in finale 7-0
- Gladiators offer up poor showing in penultimate game
- Resurgent Gladiators focused on positives in final week of season
- Gladiators' Spivak leaves early to play for Israel
- Gladiators edged on road in Greenville
- Gladiators power past potent Greenville for 7-3 victory
- Gladiators stun Greenville with miraculous comeback
- Greenville squeaks by Gladiators after wild third period
- Gladiators bring in two forwards
- Gladiators take down Walleye in shootout
- A change in the number
- G-Braves take down Mud Hens, Turner in Game 1
- HOOPING OVERSEAS: Army Parties and Missle Text Messages
- G-BRAVES BLOG: Rehab with less hoopla
- G-BRAVES BLOG: On rain delays and pitching and Julio Teheran
- G-BRAVES BLOG: Uniform on, Cox enjoys time managing Future Stars
- HOOPING OVERSEAS: Taking the leap
- 'Behind the Scenes' ... with the Gwinnett Gladiators' equipment manager
- Gwinnett Gladiators kick off hockey season
- 'Behind the Scenes' ... with WNBA champ Maya Moore