GHSA gets a fresh look, new features for new year: As the 2018-19 high school sports year gets under way, the Georgia High School Association introduces a new look for its website. Among the upgrades: Improvements for “easier navigation and better viewing on mobile.”
Next: In Greenville Wednesday-Friday (all 7:05 p.m. starts) and then four with Augusta, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, 5:05 p.m. Sunday, 7:05 p.m. Monday, 12:05 p.m. Tuesday.
Roster moves: The Rome Braves announce the following roster moves: Infielder Riley Delgado has been transferred to the Florida Fire Frogs (Florida State League). Rome receives infielder AJ Graffanino from Danville (Appalachian League). AJ was the Atlanta Braves 8th round selection in 2018 out of the University of Washington. He is the son of former Atlanta Braves and MLB player Tony Graffanino. The roster is at 25 players
Mills Fitzner’s photos from this season and nine earlier ones. Click photo gallery.
An updated, team-by-team look at the 2018 high school football season. For a look at all the schedules — for teams in Floyd, Bartow, Polk, Bartow and Chattooga counties — please click High School 2018.
Niki Allen has been selected as head coach for Shorter University Cheerleading. Allen is a former cheerleader and graduate of Clemson University. She earned her Master of Education from Mercer University, where she worked in creative services and was the assistant cheer coach. She began cheerleading at the age of seven with Pro Cheer All Stars. During her time in college, she won two NCA National Championships and was an All-American. She also coached at All Stars gym in her home state and was an assistant choreographer for Frank Middleton Choreography. In addition to coaching, Allen runs a small business and is always looking for ways to give back to the community. Allen states, “I am so excited and blessed to have the opportunity to coach at the next level! God is so faithful, and I can’t wait to see what all He has in store.”
Berry College’s head men’s soccer coach Richard Vardy has announced seven newcomers to the men’s soccer team for the upcoming 2018 season. Vikings
Shorter Football: The Hawks open the season on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Samford in Birmingham. Schedule
Berry Football: The Vikings open at home on Saturday, Sept. 1, vs. Maryville, 6 p.m. Schedule
Atlanta Falcons Training Camp will take place at the club’s Flowery Branch training facility for the 14th consecutive year and they will have select practices open to the public from July 27-Aug. 4. Dates and times are subject to change. For additional information regarding changes in practice times or weather delays, please call: 770-965-2752. Expanded details
|Thurs. 7/26||– –||Players Report|
|Fri. 7/27||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
|Sat. 7/28||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
|Mon. 7/30||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
|Tues. 7/31||– –||CLOSED|
|Wed. 8/1||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
|Thurs. 8/2||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
|Fri. 8/3||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
|Sat. 8/4||Practice: 9:20AM||OPEN – Gates: 8:20AM|
Aug. 18: Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K & 2 mile Health Walk. Registration is now open. To register, please click Registration Page. This year’s race will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 8 a.m. The start and finish are at Heritage Park at the confluence of the Etowah and Oostanaula rivers. For more