Notable NFL players getting cut included WR Terrell Owens (Seattle), QB Vince Young (Buffalo), K Billy Cundiff (Baltimore) and WRs Donte' Stallworth and Jabar Gaffney (New England). The Atlanta Falcons cut backup QB John Parker Wilson, formerly of the University of Alabama.
NFL rosters must be trimmed to the final 53 players by Friday at 9 p.m.
SHS FOOTBALL TICKETS:
Spalding High School season football tickets are on sale at Spalding High. Prices are $30 for adults and $25 for students and adults 62 and over.
The Jaguars have home games this season against: Lamar County on Aug. 31, Rutland on Sept. 7, Dutchtown on Sept. 27, North Clayton on Oct. 26 and Griffin on Nov. 2.
Regular season tickets are $8 at the gate.
GHS FOOTBALL TICKETS:
Griffin High season football tickets will be on sale from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. through Sept. 7 at the Griffin High main office, 1617 West Poplar St.
The Bears have three home games this season: Sept. 14 against Jonesboro, Sept. 28 against Stockbridge and Oct. 19 against North Clayton. Season ticket prices are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Game-day ticket prices at the school — available to Griffin High students only — include $5 for students (only one per student), $6 for seniors and $8 for adults.
All other tickets sales will be sold at the gate on game night and are $6 for seniors and $8 for adults and students. Please note, Griffin will be the visitors for the Griffin-Spalding High game on Nov. 2. Please contact Spalding High for information on ticket sales to that game.
FREE HUNTER SAFETY COURSES:
Quail Forever, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources, Griffin Gun Club and Devotie Baptist Church, is offering free hunter safety courses at Devotie Baptist Church, 1355 Experiment St. in Griffin, as follows:
— Aug. 28 and 30 (two-night class) from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
— Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
— Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
— Dec. 4 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
Other classes will be taught at different locations as follows:
— Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (free lunch), at the Big Red Oak Plantation in Gay, Ga.
Pre-register online for all of these courses at: gohuntgeorgia.com. For more information, call (478) 751-6415, (770) 355-3072 or (770) 468-8004.
BIG LEAGUE FALL BALL:
Fall registration for Big League Baseball players between the ages of 15-18 as of April 30, 2012 is open online through Sept. 2 at www.d4bigleague.com. Games will be played in Peachtree City and surrounding sites.
The season will run Sept. 16-Nov. 11. Traditionally, Big League has offered Sunday doubleheaders but may include Saturday and/or weeknight play this fall.
Big League Baseball is a division of Little League International. Background checks are conducted on all volunteers and safety of the players is regulated through pitch count and bat requirements. For more information, visit the website at www.d4bigleague.com or contact Linda at 404-394-1690.