Kyle Scales rushed for four touchdowns and 251 yards on 29 carries Friday in Greater Atlanta Christian's 31-21 win at Apalachee.. Scales, a senior running back, was consistent throughout the game with big runs when the Spartans (3-0) needed them. He busted off a 63-yard TD run
After falling behind by a touchdown in the third quarter on Friday, Duluth stormed back in the fourth with a pair of touchdowns to beat Berkmar 22-15.
Georgia Gwinnett College's soccer teams put on offensive showcases, won first sporting events in program history.
Men's and women's teams play college's first-ever intercollegiate games this weekend.
Mill Creek's Mruk among GGC players making debuts Saturday
North Gwinnett kicked off its athletic calendar with the 14th annual Bulldog Dash 5K on Saturday morning, but it was a couple of Norcross runners who made their marks with the fastest paces
ATLANTA -- Central grad Borfor Carr came to the Silverbacks early this year and has seen all of the almost wins and losing streaks up close. With a team full of newcomers under interim coach Eric Wynalda, he is one player who has stayed on the field despite the influx
Former athletes will have a chance this weekend to get together and discuss the transition between their old and new lives at a roundtable Saturday.. Joccupation.com, Prime Restaurant and S.C.O.R.E. are teaming up for the roundtable discussion, called "The Transition," at 3 p.m. Saturday at Prime Restaurant at Lenox
Sixty three minutes into Saturday's game, Atlanta had been winning most of the good chances on goal, including a shot off the post. But in the next two minutes, the game completely changed.
Again the Silverbacks were up a pair of goals late in a game and conceded a late goal that kept their opponent in the game. But this time, Atlanta held strong and didn't give up an equalizer.
Most athletes in the United States will get into a sport because it's the most enjoyable, a great way to have fun outside or maybe because their parents played it. For Atlanta Silverbacks midfielder Borfor "Buff" Carr, it was mainly to keep his mind off the horrors of civil war
With the team mired in a one-win season at the bottom of the NASL standings, Eric Wynalda looks for turnaround as Silverbacks' interim coach.
Tied 1-1 at halftime, the Silverbacks came out in the second half against an Islanders team that arrived in town very early Saturday morning.
ATLANTA -- Thanks in part to a free ticket giveaway, Atlanta Silverbacks Park was over capacity Saturday with more than 6,000 fans in attendance. But the increased cheering wasn't enough to propel the team to a win.. Zach Schlawski and Brian Ackley scored late goals in the first and second
Ciaran O'Brien and Shane Moroney scored first-half goals, and the defense held off Edmonton enough for the Silverbacks to clinch a 2-1 victory, the team's first of the season.
After the Atlanta Silverbacks won their second-round U.S. Open Cup match Tuesday against the Georgia Revolution in Conyers, most fans expected the Seattle Sounders of MLS to come to town for the May 30 third-round matchup as the tournament schedule had indicated.. But apparently the Sounders made the
CONYERS -- With a chance to make a name for themselves U.S. Open Cup, the Georgia Revolution came out playing hard Tuesday night. But when the game was over, the more-experienced Silverbacks came out on top.. Raphael Cox scored in the 61st minute to put Atlanta up, and the
ATLANTA -- Just call Daniel Antoniuk a gorilla killer.. The former Silverback scored his second and third goals against his former team this year, Mike Ambersley added an important late goal for the Rowdies, and Tampa Bay got past Atlanta 3-2 on Saturday.. "Every time I'm here I seem to
An early goal by Edmonton and a red card on Atlanta early in the second half helped send the Silverbacks to their second straight defeat 2-0 on Saturday.
ATLANTA -- After dropping four contests to the Stars last year by a combined 9-1 margin, the Silverbacks were up two goals late in position to knock off the defending champions Saturday.. But Devin Del Do scored for Minnesota in the 88th minute, and Justin Davis ripped a 40-yard
ATLANTA -- Former Silverbacks forward Daniel Antoniuk looked like he was going to be the hero against Atlanta on Saturday. Reinaldo Navia had other plans.. The Chilean headed home a pass from Lucas Paulini in the 87th minute, sending the crowd of 3,261 into a frenzy and tying the game
Borfor "Buff" Carr, a 24-year-old attacking midfielder who played for Central Gwinnett, has joined the Atlanta Silverbacks, the club announced Friday.
Atlanta plays expansion squad San Antonio to 0-0 tie in opening game of NASL season.
Soccer club brought in new coach, players this offseason
Taking an optimistic look at the upcoming season, it can only get better for the Atlanta Silverbacks.
ATHENS -- The game was as ugly as Lee Corso's mouth when he dropped an F-bomb at the end of ESPN's "College GameDay" earlier in the day. But all that matters for Georgia is it can now book a trip to the SEC Championship Game in December.
Georgia beat Kentucky to clinch the SEC East division title and a berth in the SEC championship game in Atlanta.
ATLANTA -- Mexican soccer star Cuauthemoc Blanco and his Irapuato FC team brought some soccer talent to Georgia on Wednesday, but the Silverbacks showed they can play the game, too.
Silverbacks drop exhibition game to Irapuato FC 1-0
Steve Jobs' impact on the world, and me. Such a statement about any given person is usually hard to back up. But as I have thought about this the past few days since Jobs' death, it's not that hard to defend his place in history.. I was born two years
The world will not be the same without Steve Jobs.
Minnesota came out like a team fighting for a playoff spot. Atlanta came out like a team already eliminated from the NASL postseason race. Ryan Pore scored three goals Saturday night to lead the Impact (9-11-8) past the Silverbacks (4-20-4) 4-0 in the regular season finale for both sides.
FC Edmonton had been outscored 7-0 in league games, 11-0 overall, since a 1-0 win over the Silverbacks on April 16. But in the 69th minute Saturday, its dry spell was over.
Another game that looked like at least a draw and a point for the Silverbacks, another game that ended in a 2-1 loss on a late goal.
Jimmy Maurer got the start in goal for the Atlanta Silverbacks on Saturday, but a free kick in second half stoppage time went through his hands and into the net, resulting in a 2-1 heartbreaking loss against the NSC Minnesota Stars in front of 3,543 fans.
It's been nearly two and a half years, but men's pro soccer is back in town. Much about the Atlanta Silverbacks, who open their season Saturday, has changed since the franchise last played a game here in 2008.
It’s been nearly two and a half years, but men’s pro soccer is back in town.
"Little" is a term used to define Bethlehem, both in the Christmas carol about Jesus Christ's birthplace and the small community between Lawrenceville and Athens. But come Christmastime, it's hard to describe the local post office's business that way.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two games into his college career, Marcus Lattimore is for real.
For nearly two months, we have been treated to an ongoing tragedy of historic proportions a few hundred miles south of us. Spurred by an explosion on April 20, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill at first saddened us with the loss of 11 men working on the rig. Since then, we have moved from fear of a replay of the Exxon Valdez disaster all the way to our current situation of the largest oil spill in American history.
Georgia came into G-Day with a muddy quarterback picture, and it's not much clearer after the game. Redshirt freshman Zach Mettenberger stood out a little bit Saturday, completing 6 of 10 passes for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the black team's 17-7 win over the red in Georgia's spring game.
ATHENS -- Greater Atlanta Christian finished a forgettable 1-9 season Friday night, but a pair of former Spartans gave the school some pride between the hedges Saturday.Former GAC and Parkview standout Caleb King made the first start of his career against Tennessee Tech. The sophomore tailback fueled the offense on its opening drive, gaining 23 yards on five carries and catching a 2 yard pass from quarterback Joe Cox.
Even the jaded fan can say, "Thank goodness for baseball."
CONYERS - With a playoff berth on the line, Apalachee grinded out 256 rushing yards on 44 carries for a 23-7 win over Salem on Friday.
Arthur Blank wants Major League Soccer in Atlanta, and Gwinnett could be the home for a team.
Editor's note: Dick Yarbrough is taking time off from writing his column to be with his family after the death of his grandson.
ATLANTA - Losing Ansu Toure to a trade and Macoumba Kandji to an injury hurt the Silverbacks' offense on Saturday, but they managed to keep the Charleston Battery from scoring and came away with a point in a 0-0 tie.
In Atlanta's third roster move of the past week, the Silverbacks traded forward Ansu Toure to the Miami FC Blues on Wednesday in exchange for Sean Cameron.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Silverbacks outlasted the Charleston Battery 2-1 on Friday in a game filled with rough play.
ATLANTA - Brian McCann and Jeff Francoeur are getting most of the attention on the hometown sports star beat, but they're not the only guys who are making a living playing pro sports a few miles from where they grew up.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Silverbacks used a dominating, three-goal first half to pull away from Minnesota and earn a 3-2 victory Thursday night at Silverbacks Park.