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Albany State baseball stunned in tourney opener

Rams fall to Kentucky State, 7-5

The Rams, who entered Wednesday’s SIAC tournament opener as the No. 1 seed after an undefeated conference season, were stunned by No. 4 Kentucky State, 7-5. (ADDS: Albany State’s Kenyan Conner named Coach of the Year, six Rams honored by conference)

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Deerfield girls win region tennis title

Lady Knights will play for state title next week

The Deerfield-Windsor girls tennis team won its third straight region championship, while the Knights finished third in Tuesday’s GISA Region 3-AAA tournament.

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Series lead up for grabs between Hawks, Pacers

The Hawks were dominated by the Pacers in the second half on Tuesday and will need to win tonight in Atlanta to avoid falling behind in the series for the first time.

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Lopez Hospice Golf Classic kicks off today

Annual golf event hosted by LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez benefits Albany Community Hospice

Tournament proceeds benefit medical, emotional and spiritual programs and services offered through Albany Community Hospice and the Willson Hospice House for patients needing palliative or end-of-life care and their families, officials say.

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Swimmer Michael Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement.

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MASTERS: Spieth denied history at Augusta

Jordan Spieth took charge early in Sunday’s final round at Augusta National in his pursuit to become the youngest Masters champion, but the 20-year-old saw his two-shot lead evaporate in an instant.

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Braves sweep Nationals with 10-2 victory

Freddie Freeman and Justin Upton homered early to spark Atlanta to a 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

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Sunday surge sends Watson to his second Masters title in three years

Watson gets second Masters with Sunday surge

Bubba Watson pulls away for his second Masters championship

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MASTERS: McIlroy bounces back with Top 10 finish at Augusta

Rory McIlroy ended a frustrating Masters on a high with his best round of the tournament on Sunday to record his first top 10 finish at Augusta National.

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Albany State baseball finishes SIAC slate unbeaten

The Rams finished a three-game sweep of Paine with a 6-2 victory on Sunday to close their SIAC regular-season schedule a perfect 20-0.

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MASTERS: Langer, golden oldies have good Masters showings

The performances of the golden oldies at this week’s Masters have proved the 50-plus brigade can mix it with the young powerhouses of world golf, Bernhard Langer said after finishing in the top 10.

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Braves’ bullpen experiencing growing pains

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez acknowledged only 10 games into the season he’s still trying to find a comfort zone with how to use the new pieces in his bullpen.

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Braves believe offense will improve

Atlanta’s offense has been alarmingly unproductive and some of the same problems that plagued the lineup a year ago have carried over.

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Ware will transfer to Georgia State

Kevin Ware was a key member of the 2012-13 Louisville team that won the national championship at the Georgia Dome. However, he sustained a broken right leg during that tournament, a gruesome injury that caused him to miss the final few games.

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MASTERS: McIlroy beaten by marker

Rory McIlroy’s miserable run at the Masters continued on Saturday when he was beaten by a noncompeting amateur in the third round at Augusta National.

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Watson, Spieth tied for Masters lead heading into final round

Bubba Watson is looking for his second Masters championship, while 20-year-old Jordan Spieth is trying to become the youngest winner at Augusta National.

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LORAN SMITH: Zoeller reflects on ‘79 Masters victory

Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Fuzzy Zoeller’s 1979 championship at the Masters.

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MASTER’S NOTEBOOK: Tech’s Kuchar one shot back, eyeing first major

Former Georgia Tech star Matt Kuchar is one shot back of the lead heading into today’s final round after a dazzling performance Saturday.

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LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Albany State baseball sweeps Paine

Darton softball sweeps past Georgia Perimeter

Albany State (27-15, 19-0 SIAC) will go for its 20th conference victory this afternoon when they meet Paine in the SIAC baseball finale at 1 p.m.

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