Brett Krill was 5 for 6 with a homer and seven RBI to lead the Augusta GreenJackets to a 19-7 rout of the Rome Braves on Sunday.
Zack Wheeler struck out seven in five scoreless innings and the Augusta GreenJackets beat the Rome Braves 7-4 on Friday night.
The Augusta Lynx signed defenseman Shaun Fisher for the upcoming season.
MILWAUKEE -- Bela Karolyi was so disheartened when he got back from the Sydney Olympics all he wanted was to go hunting and get as far away from the gym as he could.
Ted Williams' estate withdrew its request for a court to help resolve the dispute over his body, a victory for two children of the baseball great who want to keep it frozen.
Pole-sitter Greg Ray won for the third time in four races, holding off Davey Hamilton and Mark Dismore down the stretch in the Colorado Indy 200 on Sunday. Ray finished .445 seconds ahead of Hamilton and 2.166 seconds in front of Dismore, with Buddy Lazier placing fourth and Sam Schmidt fifth on Pikes Peak International Raceway's one-mile oval. Ray, who moved slightly ahead of Scott Goodyear in the Indy Racing League's season point standings as a result of winning Saturday's pole, added 50 points to his total.
Dick Hatfield, tennis director at Newman Tennis Center since 1990, has been named Georgia tennis professional of the year. There are more than 350 tennis professionals in Georgia. The award, presented at the recent awards breakfast of the U.S. Professional Tennis Association, Southern division, in Alpharetta, Ga., honors Hatfield for his ability in teach and promotion and service to tennis.
Thornton gets bronze medal in gymnastics Jay Thornton of Augusta, a U.S. Senior National Team member, earned a bronze medal in the U.S. Gymnastics championships at Indianapolis last weekend. Thornton scored 107.750 all-around points behind second-place Jason Gatson of Colorado Springs, Col. (109.625), and champion Blaine Wilson of Columbus, Ohio (112.425). Thornton is a graduate of Iowa University where his brother, Andy, is a freshman gymnast. BOXING:
DALLAS --- She has walked the red carpets, worn the gold medals. Yet maybe the best picture of how Olympic champion Nastia Liukin got where she is was a scene at a national training camp earlier this year.
Former Olympic gold medalist Paul Hamm is back doing what he does best.