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Team recently participated in the 8U USSSA World Series in Gulf Shores, Alabama
The South Georgia Beast finished second out of 38 teams, a first for Albany and Southwest Georgia in this age group.
Infielder has batted .305 with five doubles and five home runs since coming to Atlanta
Juan Uribe has started 27 of the Braves’ 35 games since the trade, including 26 starts at third base and one at second base.
Pitcher remains unbeaten at home but struggles on road
Julio Teheran has pitched six innings in seven straight starts, the longest active stretch by an Atlanta pitcher.
Senior hopes to rebound after tough 2014 season
Georgia confirmed that Justin Scott-Wesley had surgery on Thursday and that he should be ready to participate in preseason camp.
Tennis star needs four sets to advance
Sam Groth briefly slowed Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title by holding serve throughout the third set and forcing a tiebreak that he clinched when the second seed misjudged a forehand at set point.
Outdoors: Fishing with friends and family are the best
After catching a nice rainbow trou, my mind began to wander - How many creek banks has this 62-year-old posterior rested upon?
OPINION: Americans forget the true significance of Independence Day
A few years ago, a Marist Poll asked Americans which year the United States declared its independence. Only 58 percent knew that the answer was 1776.
Dale Earnhardt, Amy Reimann engaged on recent trip to Germany
Amy Reimann said the couple hasn’t decided on a date yet, but it’s likely to fall on one of the off-weeks during the 2016 racing season.
Team also sends pitcher Cody Martin to Oakland
Shortstop Derian Cruz ($2 million bonus) and center fielder Christian Pache ($1.4 million), a pair of 16-year-old Dominicans, agreed to deals with the Braves, who’ve stated all along that they would emphasize pitching and up-the-middle defenders.
Social media helps land Maryland defensive player of the year
It long had been considered a foregone conclusion that Juwuan Briscoe would play for his childhood favorite, Clemson.
United States and Japan have benefited from controversial calls
Both the United States and Japan reached the championship match with help from arguable calls in their semifinals that have put into question the overall caliber of officiating.
Williams recovered from being down 3-0 in final set to win
The 33-year-old, who said it was one of her toughest matches, will face her sister Venus in the last 16 — their 26th career meeting — as she continues her bid for a sixth Wimbledon title.
SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River
These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.
Georgia running back Nick Chubb earned his reputation from this tiny community
Learning what the Bulldog running back is like and what makes him what he is was countered by the urge to step back in history to the original Chubbs, who, in the beginning spelled their last name with one “b.”