Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Patch is broadcasting the game live beginning at 8 pm on Wednesday night.
Lovett squares off against Westminster in Wednesday night's Class 2A Boys Soccer Championship Semifinals. The game is being played at Westminster School at 8 pm, and Patch is carrying the broadcast live.
Monday, May 13, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues, and teams on their way to the playoffs to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action this spring and summer!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field, on the links, in the pool, or on the tennis courts, spring and summer sports are in full swing and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Buckhead Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Interested? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org today and learn more about Patch Local Voices.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Sports fans are invited to sign up for coveted ball persons positions.
If you love tennis and you're quick, you might earn a chance at courtside seats at the upcoming BB&T Atlanta Open -- by being a ball person. Most likely, you won't be actually sitting a lot, but you'll still be in the thick of the tennis action. The BB&T Atlanta Open will host tryouts for ball persons Monday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 22, at Buckhead's Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA. Ball persons must be at least 13 years old by July 20, 2013, in order to try out. Proof of age is required. All applicants must be able to attend one of the tryouts to be considered. If selected, ball persons must be available for the entire tournament and qualifying, July 20-28, at Atlantic Station. The ball persons primary job will be retrieving balls, but …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The North Atlanta High baseball team is headed to state playoffs as No. 2 in the region.
As the school year winds down to a close, some North Atlanta High seniors are hoping to celebrate another momentous occasion in addition to their graduation. The North Atlanta High Warriors baseball team, No. 2 in 6-AAAAA region, heads to the Georgia High School Association Championship Playoffs on Friday against Kell High School after finishing the season at 18-5. “It is a wonderful testament to their perseverance and dedication to playing baseball,” said Jeff Johnson, whose son, junior Will Johnson, has been on the varsity team since his freshmen year. The Warriors finished second in the region after Dunwoody High and will host Kell on its home turf, fondly called “The Rock.” Members of the Warriors baseball community say the team’s …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up!
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The event is a way to remember and support those who were killed or injured in The Boston Marathon explosions on Monday.
A locally owned chain of retail stores serving Atlanta's runners and walkers is holding a Mile of Silence event to remember the victims of Monday's Boston Marathon bomb explosions that left at least three people dead and dozens of others injured. The event, a mile-long moment of silence, will be held at 7 a.m. each of the seven Big Peach Running Co.'s locations, including the Midtown location at 800 Peachtree St. NE. and the Brookhaven location in Town Brookhaven at 705 Town Blvd., Suite 340. "Runners, walkers, people who just want to feel the love, but don't want to run or walk, are all welcome," said Karen Kaye, BGPC's communications director, told Patch. The moment of silence run was going to be a small gathering of runners at the …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Lovett's Steve Franks selected by the Executive Committee of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association as the overall State Athletic Director of the Year for 2013.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Nine fillies and mares have been nominated to the $50,000 Georgia Cup, the featured race of the 48th annual Atlanta Steeplechase in Kingston Downs, GA., on Saturday.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The Atlanta Track Classic is a citywide track meet bringing together the best track athletes throughout Atlanta Public Schools.
The finals of the 2013 Atlanta Track Classic were held on April 1, and North Atlanta High impressed everyone by placing well in the Men's 4x400m relay. According to reporting by TalkUp APS, "the Atlanta Track Classic is a citywide track meet bringing together the best track athletes throughout Atlanta Public Schools." The Men's Team Trophy went to Mays High School, who was followed by Carver High and Grady High. The Women's Team Trophy was reserved for Grady High School, who were followed by Jackson High and Douglass High. TalkUp APS reports that North Atlanta "had the crowd on their feet during the last race of the night as North Atlanta battled with two relay teams from Carver and Washington for second place. Other standout …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Check out what's happening this Final Four weekend in and around Buckhead.