Nazir Berry scored on a 2-yard run and and 10-yard pass to lead co-No. 7 state ranked Spalding in a 27-14 loss to No. 10-ranked Baldwin in a battle for the top spot in Region 4-AAAA on Friday night at Memorial Stadium in Griffin.

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HOUSTON — Dusty Baker, then manager of the San Francisco Giants, had just left the stadium after a crushing loss to the Anaheim Angels in Game 7 of the 2002 World Series when he met up with his father.

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Freddie Freeman swinging onto baseball’s biggest stage for the first time, Jose Altuve & Co. back for more. Luis Garcia, Framber Valdez and a fresh set of Houston arms facing Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and these eager, young Atlanta bats.

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ATLANTA — Eddie Rosario talked the other day about his lucky lumber, a 331/2-inch, 31-ounce Louisville Slugger that started to heat up with a four-hit night in mid-September.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Matt Ryan fell asleep during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, and wasn't even aware until waking up Sunday morning that the Atlanta Braves are heading to the World Series.

KERRVILLE, Texas — A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

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Recently, the Rock Springs volleyball team became the state runner-up in the GAPPS 1-AA Volleyball State Championship game. The team finished the season with a 19-3 record. “This is the furthest RSCA has gone within their volleyball wins and we are so proud of all of the hard work and dedica…

OAKWOOD  — Two days after his second birthday, Daniel Standridge’s parents brought him to the doctor’s office for a routine checkup. Moments later, they would be on their way to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston Hospital.

ATLANTA  — Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending the Atlanta Braves to the World Series for the first time since 1999 with a 4-2 victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.

Sophomore running back Jakarri Ponder scored a career-high three rushing touchdowns, including two in overtime as Griffin High beat Northgate, 27-21, in double overtime Thursday night at Henry Seldon Field in Newnan to clinch their 21st consecutive state playoff berth.

I continue to be amazed at what my Garmin Panoptix shows while I am fishing. The Panoptix Livescope has a transducer that sends out sonar pulses and receives them back from three different angles at the same time. It then combines and interprets the resulting “pings” from objects the pulse h…

Three high school football teams across the area are scheduled to play at home tonight — Class AAAA co-No. 7-ranked Spalding at home against No. 10-ranked Baldwin, Mary Persons against Upson-Lee and Lamar County against Jasper County.

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Sophomore running back Jakarri Ponder scored a career-high three rushing touchdowns, including two in overtime as Griffin High beat Northgate 27-21 in double overtime Thursday night at Henry Seldon Field in Newnan to clinch their 21st consecutive state playoff berth.

With a win Friday, co-No. 7 state ranked Spalding can take a big step toward clinching its first region championship since 2003 when it hosts No. 10-state ranked and Region 4-AAAA first-place Baldwin at Memorial Stadium in Griffin.

The St. George’s Episcopal School middle school girls and boys cross-country teams competed in the GISA AA Middle School Invitational hosted by Middle Georgia State on Oct. 9 at the Georgia Premier Cross Country Course in Macon. Led by meet winner Pressley Burson (16:07.42), the SGES Middle …

The Griffin Daily News incorrectly reported the game time for tonight’s Griffin High football game at Northgate in Newnan on Page A9 in Wednesday’s edition of The Griffin Daily News. Originally scheduled to be played on Friday, it is being played at 7:30 p.m. today. The GDN regrets the error…

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The Griffin High Bears football team can lock up its 21st consecutive state playoff berth with a win Thursday night at the Region 2-AAAAA last-place Northgate Vikings in Newnan.

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ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks agreed Monday to a four-year, $65 million contract extension with guard Kevin Huerter, locking up another important player from the team that made a surprising run to the Eastern Conference final.

Khalfani Harps scored on runs of 1 and 65 yards and tossed a 22-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Kelsey to lead Griffin High in a 28-20 loss to visiting Starr’s Mill on Friday night at Memorial Stadium in Griffin as the Bears chances for winning the Region 2-AAAAA championship came to an end.

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FLOWERY BRANCH — The Atlanta Falcons placed right tackle Kaleb McGary on the COVID-19 reserve list Monday, while top receiver Calvin Ridley returned to practice after skipping the team's last game for personal reasons.

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Cincinnati moved up to No. 2 behind Georgia in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, the first time a team from outside the traditional power conferences has been ranked that high since 2010.