"Tips for Running in the Heat" are printed on the back of every Peachtree Road Race bib, but this year, runners enjoyed mild temperatures. “The weather was perfect this year," said Brian Davis of Atlanta, who completed his fourth Peachtree. "It was not too hot. It did not rain. Perfect weather was the difference for me this year.” Runners were especially appreciative of the clear skies after storms made last year's race (and Piedmont Park) a little soggy. The improved conditions meant runners ditched their ponchos this July 4th for more festive attire.
 
It was a popular week for a bye throughout the state and, consequently, there are not as many changes in the rankings as we have seen in previous weeks. Class A saw no changes at all while Class 4A had just one change and Classes 5A and 2A saw just...
North Clayton 20, Banneker 6: North Clayton (4-1) held on for a 20-6 win after leading 20-0 at the half against host Banneker (3-3). Adalius Matthews ran for 106 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries for the Eagles. Michael Ross added 28 yards...
The Kell Longhorns were reclassified down to the Class AAAA-level before the start of this season and that could be just the edge the Longhorns need to go the farthest the team has ever reached come November and playoff time. T
The Atlanta Braves honored the managerial career of Bobby Cox before the team's game Saturday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. Cox is retiring at the end of the Braves' season, which could include the playoffs.
There’s nothing like a good backyard brawl. And that’s exactly what will be going on Friday night in Snellville when the Broncos travel down the road to face the neighboring Comets.
GPB will broadcast two games this week, one on Friday and a second on Saturday. The Friday matchup will feature the No. 5 team in Class 4A the Kell Longhorns as they welcome the Pope Greyhounds. Saturday's webcast involves a rare game between...
The defending Class 5A champions will take their show on the road to tonight as they take on of the best teams in the state of Florida. Camden will come into the game with their Wing-T offense, which is something St. Thomas Aquinas doesn’t see much...
In this week's newest edition of the 44, our staff has again made two changes: Justin Watts of Peachtree Ridge and Xavier Walker of Duluth are both out and have been replaced by Carver's Riyahd Jones and Westlake's Ronnie Harris. See...
People always say that without the sour, the sweet is never as sweet. Well, the folks at Cross Keys High School have had enough sour in their time that these last two weeks have been as sweet as it can get. In a football program where losing is...
Another Friday night has come and gone and the top 10 football rankings have seen more changes. Class AAAA saw the most alterations after Kell defeated Hiram to knock the Hornets out of the top 10. The Longhorns moved up a spot to No. 4 as a...