Cody Martin wasn’t added to Atlanta’s 40-man roster last fall, meaning any team could claim him for just $50,000 in the Rule V draft.
Christian Bethancourt has done nothing this spring to indicate that he isn’t ready to take over the full load behind the plate for the Atlanta Braves.
Friday the 13th was definitely a frightful day for two top Atlanta prospects bidding for the open spots in the Braves’ starting rotation.
The hype machine about top Braves prospect Jose Peraza has quieted. Not the long-term one, though. Just all the short-term speculation about the 20-year-old being ready to open the season as Atlanta’s second baseman.
Brian Snitker is keeping an eye on his future Gwinnett Braves in Atlanta’s major league spring training
First baseman Freddie Freeman continued his fast spring start with a first-inning double Wednesday, but it was one of the few offensive highlights in the Atlanta Braves’ 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Atlanta Braves now have to fill two spots in their starting rotation rather than just one.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Lucas Sims’ debut for the Atlanta Braves in a Grapefruit League game was certainly a memorable one.
Expect for starter Shelby Miller, the retooling Atlanta Braves mainly received prospects back in their winter flurry of trades.
It took a while, but the Atlanta Hawks finally made the Houston Rockets pay for the absence of guard James Harden.
ATLANTA — Shiloh has never had a boys basketball season like this one, but a player or two from the past would have made a big difference Saturday.
ATLANTA — Gwinnett County won’t have a boys state basketball champion for just the second time in 10 years.
NORCROSS – The Norcross girls showed their youth in the first quarter while falling behind by 10 points
B.J. Upton hit a combined .198 with 324 strikeouts in his first two seasons with the Atlanta Braves, doing nothing except getting former general manager Frank Wren fired for the blunder of giving the center fielder a five-year, $75.25 million contract as a free agent.
The Wesleyan girls reached the state championship game in each of the past 11 seasons in an unprecedented run of Georgia high school basketball success.
Going by opponents’ records, the Norcross boys had the easiest path to the Elite Eight of any Class AAAAAA team.
Norcross got past Valdosta in the second round of the Class AAAAAA girls basketball state playoffs
The Atlanta Braves spent a whirlwind offseason trying to make sure that they would be a contender when their new suburban ballpark in Cobb County opens for 2017.
Norcross (26-3) won its 17th straight Wednesday night, defeating Berkmar 62-49 in the first round of the state playoffs before a large and loud home crowd at the House of Blue.
The Norcross girls won the Region 7-AAAAAA championship without Ty Gillespie, but they’ll need her to make a long run in the state tournament.
Gwinnett product Chris Bolden has been suspended by the Georgia Tech men’s basketball program
DULUTH – Angie Hembree gave Vash Perry a big hug and the junior guard certainly deserved it.
SUWANEE — Things didn’t start well for the Lanier girls when Kalen Surles was ordered to change out of her orange undershirt at the opening tip because it didn’t match her white jersey.
DULUTH – Down 20-2 after the first quarter, the North Gwinnett could have quit in the Region 7-AAAA third-place game. They didn’t. Behind by 20 again in the third quarter, a comeback seemed impossible. It wasn’t.
SUWANEE – The celebration at midcourt by the Osborne boys was a wild one and with good reason.
Duluth’s boys basketball team defeated Mill Creek in the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament finals Friday night
Mountain View held off Duluth in the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament semifinals Friday night
SANDY SPRINGS — The Greater Atlanta Christian boys let a game slip away at Holy Innocents’ during the regular season, but there was no repeat Friday night with a trip to the Region 6-AA championship game at stake.
The Mill Creek will face Norcross in Friday’s semifinals of the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament hopefully having learned a valuable lesson.
The North Gwinnett boys finally have a winning record thanks to their late-season turnaround, but that is hardly what is important now.
Charlie Parker went to the state tournament in each of his five years as a boys assistant at Berkmar. Now he’s going in his first season as a girls coach and keeping a Duluth streak alive in the process.
DULUTH — The Duluth boys had the momentum of two key victories and were hosting Norcross with the added emotional lift of playing on Senior Night.
Yellow Jackets lose to N.C. State at buzzer in overtime
Jackets fall at buzzer in overtime
Allison johnson made the most of her final regular-season home game for the Norcross girls basketball team in a win over Mill Creek
Norcross pulled away late for a victory over Mill Creek in Region 7-AAAAAA boys basketball on Friday night
ATLANTA — The streaking Atlanta Hawks may not have a superstar, but they’re not lacking in all-stars. In fact they have three – more than any other NBA team.
When Norcross took a 25-point lead at halftime, it looked like the Blue Devils’ 10th straight victory was going to be an easy one. Peachtree Ridge, though, made sure that wasn’t the case.
NORCROSS – Few of Greater Atlanta Christian’s victories in recent seasons could have been classified as upsets. The Spartans were too dominant for that.
NORCROSS – North Gwinnett, hoping for a late-season turnaround, were trying to build off a big Region 7-AAAAAA victory at Duluth on Friday night with impressive showing in the ninth-annual Hilton Invitational. Despite a quick turnaround, the Bulldogs were able to do just that.
NORCROSS – All eyes were on Madison Academy’s (Ala.) Josh Langford and the highly touted college prospect certainly didn’t disappoint.
Paul Milsap scored 22 to help Hawks past Thunder
The Hawks won for the 29th time in the past 31 games with a victory over the Thunder before a sellout crowd of 19,203 on Friday night at Philips Arena.
The Hawks, who never trailed, led by as many as 27 points and hit 12 of 27 attempts from behind the 3-point arc en route to a 110-91 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
Norcross grad Jodie Meeks’ return from injury coincided with the Detroit Pistons’ surge from an early-season slump
Peachtree Ridge lost a tough one to Lithonia in the Blue Collar Basketball showcase
North Gwinnett fought Greenforest in a close matchup, but the Bulldogs fell in the Blue Collar Basketball MLK Showcase at Peachtree Ridge
Laney defeated Buford in boys basketball Monday in the Blue Collar Basketball MLK Showcase at Peachtree Ridge
LAWRENCEVILLE – Taylor Mason was already on the recruiting radar, going into the season ranked by ESPN.com as one of the Top 25 sophomores in the country.
The offseason wheeling and dealing has left the Atlanta Braves reeling
Bears defeat Norcross for first time in 12 tries
PEACHTREE CORNERS — It’s been a long time since the Wesleyan girls — winners of 10 state basketball championships — haven’t been favored to win their own region.