• Braves drop Opener in LA posted 4 hours ago

    The Atlanta Braves started their eight game road trip to the West Coast with a loss, as they were beaten by the NL West leading Los Angeles  Dodgers 8-4.  Matt Kemp belted two home runs and Yasiel Puig had one homerun short of the cycle.  Anthony Valvarro took the loss in relief of starter, Aaron […]

  • Gaston and Shelby play for the State American Legion Championship posted 20 hours ago

    The Area IV teams, Shelby and the Gaston Braves meet for the North Carolina State Championship of American Legion Baseball in Lexington Tuesday.  Gaston is now 3-0 and is in the top position after their 8-1 win in the early game Monday.  Shelby is officially 42-2 overall, although they lost to High Point earlier in […]

  • Braves have a Getaway win posted 21 hours ago

    The Atlanta Braves used the pitching of Ervin Santana and the hitting of Evan Gattis to take a 2-0 win over San Diego at Turner Field Monday afternoon.  Santana allowed just five hits in eight innings and struck out 11, matching his career high, with Craig Kimbrel striking out the side in the ninth for […]

  • Nascar Racing: Gordon wins at the Brickyard posted 2 days ago

    Veteran Jeff Gordon came up the winner at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, passing Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne with 17 laps remaining.  Gordon was able to record his NASCAR record fifth victory at the Historic track.  The win also came on the twentieth anniversary of Gordon’s win at the inaugural Brickyard 400 and […]

  • High Point Disqualified from State Legion Tournament posted 2 days ago

    Area III Champion, High Point, after winning two games on the field, was booted from the North Carolina American Legion Baseball Tournament Sunday after a protest filed by Area Four Champion was ruled valid by the National Headquarters in Indianapolis.  High Point was ruled to have used an ineligible player, catcher Cesar Trejo in the […]

  • Maddux, Glavine, and Cox all inducted into the Hall of Fame posted 2 days ago

    It was a great day at Cooperstown, New York for ex-Atlanta Braves Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Manager Bobby Cox, who were all inducted into the Baseball Hall of fame Sunday afternoon.  Also inducted in with those three were ex Chicago White Sox slugger, Frank Thomas and Managers, Tony Larussa and Joe Torre.  All had […]

  • Braves use big inning for Win against the Padres posted 2 days ago

    The Atlanta Braves put together a six run third inning to take the Sunday game against the San Diego Padres 8-3 at Turner Field.  Along with that, Mike Minor had his best pitching outing for awhile in picking up the win, allowing eight hits in 6 2/3 innings and the three runs.  Chris Johnson and […]

  • Racing: Sprint Cup at Indy this Weekend posted 5 days ago

    Nascar runs its 21st Sprint Cup race Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Ryan Newman is the defending Champion for the event.

  • Alumni Basketball Tournament at North Rowan posted 5 days ago

    The Run It Down Alumni Tournament is being held at North Rowan High School Friday and Saturday.  The event was due to kick off at 9:30AM with a free basketball clinic for ages 5-15, being held with the Nightcrawlers organization up to 12:30PM on Friday.  First round alumni games Friday are: Carson vs. Salisbury at […]

  • Braves edged by Marlins posted 5 days ago

    Wild pitches by Braves closer Craig Kimbrel proved costly and the Braves fell to Division rival Miami 3-2 Thursday nigth at Turner Field.  After taking a 2-0 lead early with Chris Johnson’s two run homer in the second inning, the Marlins tied the game with two runs in the fifth, and the game stayed tied […]