ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons will open the season hosting the Philadelphia Eagles in a Monday night game on Sept. 14.
Weeks after Rick Hurst announced he was leaving his position as Eastside High School's Football coach, the school has named science teacher and Assistant Head Football Coach Troy Hoff as the new head coach.
Georgia weather isn't really known for its consistency or its beauty, at least not in the winter. Spring sports are in full swing, but the spring weather hasn't arrived just yet. Still, track, soccer and baseball athletes are playing as well as they can and as much as they can in the weather they're facing.
The Loganville Christian Academy varsity boys basketball coach, Mark Davis, reached his 200th career win over his 10 year tenure at LCA this past week. The team is currently in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Region 1AAA tournament and has already secured a spot in the GISA state tournament that will be played next weekend at Mercer University.
The region tournaments are over and the state playoffs are beginning. Here is a definitive guide to the upcoming games for the state playoff games for the next couple of days.
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According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 85 to 90 degrees. Bass fishing is fair and the lake is full, clear on the main lake stained up the rivers. Fish the lower lake humps with a large crank bait. A Normans DD22 in a shad pattern or black silver, blue silver pattern has been working over the past week.
Demarco Hamm's first season as Post 77's manager was Rockdale's most accomplished, yet it wasn't what it could have been.
SOCIAL CIRCLE – The 2013-2014 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print.
According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 84 to 90 degrees. Bass fishing is fair and the lake is full, stained up the river and clear on the south end. There is still an early morning top water bite with a white Old Nelly buzz bait.
ATLANTA - A jubilant Brian Banks described his preseason debut with the Atlanta Falcons as "better than any roller-coaster ride you can ever get on."
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recently named John W. Bowers as the new chief of the Game Management Section. He fills the position left vacant by Mark Whitney, who recently was promoted to assistant director of the agency. Bowers previously held the position of assistant chief of game management.
Rockdale Post 77 won its first ever region tournament game, and stayed alive in the Southeast tournament Friday.
Several alumni players from the University of Georgia's baseball team will instruct a one-day baseball camp for ages 7–12 on Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Atlanta. Registration is open, and proceeds will benefit Shepherd Center.
ATLANTA - The organizer of a petition that sought to block public financing for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium said Thursday the effort has failed to gather enough signatures.
ATHENS, Ga. - Keith Marshall had a 75-yard touchdown run but Aaron Murray threw three interceptions in Georgia's scrimmage that left coach Mark Richt unimpressed.
ATLANTA - Atlanta officials have reached a $19.5 million preliminary deal to buy the property of one of two churches needed to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons, Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division has named Mark Whitney of Covington its assistant director. He assumes the position left vacant by Terry West, who was recently promoted to serve as DNR's administrative services director.
One of the year's most impressive meteor showers, the Perseid shower, will peak in brilliance next weekend, and Hard Labor Creek State Park is offering kayak tours of Lake Rutledge to enhance the viewing experience.
According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 82-89 degrees and stained from mid-lake up the rivers.
A strong drive and an accurate putt can do more than improve your golf score when the B.C. Crowell Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament tees off.