Regional Sports

Snow can’t stop United Scoring Avalanche

Snow can’t stop United Scoring Avalanche

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

MINNEAPOLIS—Atlanta United earned its first win in club history by defeating Minnesota United, 6-1, in a battle of expansion teams at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. On a cold, blustery day with a steady snowfall throughout the match, Designated Players Josef Martinez and Miguel Almiron combined to score five goals with Martinez’s hat-trick leading the […]

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Atlanta United looks for First Points away to Minnesota United

Atlanta United looks for First Points away to Minnesota United

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA  – Atlanta United will look for the club’s first points of the season this weekend when they leave the friendly confines of Bobby Dodd Stadium to head to a cold Minneapolis to square off against fellow MLS newcomer, Minnesota United. Sunday night, Atlanta United will meet fellow 2017 MLS expansion team Minnesota United FC for […]

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Despite early goal, Atlanta United fall to Red Bulls in Opener

Despite early goal, Atlanta United fall to Red Bulls in Opener

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA —Atlanta United fell in its inaugural match 2-1 to New York Red Bulls in front of a sold-out crowd at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Yamil Asad scored the first goal in club history in the 25th minute to give Atlanta a one-goal lead. After Atlanta carried a 1-0 advantage into the half, the Red Bulls […]

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Atlanta United FC kicks off MLS Season Sunday

Atlanta United FC kicks off MLS Season Sunday

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — In what many believe has been a long time coming, Major League Soccer is about to have a new home in Georgia.  And, in a very big way. Thanks to the ownership and support of Atlanta Falcons’ owner and former Home Depot founder Arthur Blank, Georgia soccer fans will finally have their own […]

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Braves partner with Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Childrens Healthcare

Braves partner with Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Childrens Healthcare

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have announced a new partnership with The Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF) that will create an ongoing collaboration between both organizations to support the Foundation’s work with children’s hospitals throughout the country, including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Braves plan to integrate the foundation’s good works and programs into various elements […]

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Georgia-based Panoz looks to return to GT Racing

Georgia-based Panoz looks to return to GT Racing

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

MILNER NAMED PANOZ MANAGER; LOOKS TO GT4 EFFORT WITH NEW AVEZZANO BRASELTON – Tom Milner, motorsports veteran and team owner with more than 40 years of top-level auto racing experience, has been named manager, Panoz Racing. Milner oversees all motorsports efforts for the Georgia-based Panoz sports car brand. Milner is spearheading Panoz Racing’s development of […]

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Road Atlanta hosts Sports Car Racing Finale; Nielson makes History

Road Atlanta hosts Sports Car Racing Finale; Nielson makes History

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer BRASELTON – The Road Atlanta course near Braselton hosted the finale of the IMSA Weather Tech Sports Car series Saturday.  Under clear skies and moderate temperatures, America’s premier sports car series crowned its class champions at the historic Georgia track. In the final race as a prototype team, […]

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A Conversation with Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen

A Conversation with Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer I was recently given the opportunity to have an exclusive interview with Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen.  The native of Denmark has had a long and successful career in racing, spanning everything from Formula One to Sports Cars.  His son, Kevin, currently drives in Formula One for the factory […]

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HSR hosts Packed Racing Weekend at Road Atlanta

HSR hosts Packed Racing Weekend at Road Atlanta

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer BRASELTON, GEORGIA – The Road Atlanta circuit near Braselton hosted the Atlanta Fall Historics over the weekend, an event that saw a wide variety of racing cars and action. The event is organized and sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing, who manages events across the country to allow owners […]

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TPC Sawgrass features New Hole Design

TPC Sawgrass features New Hole Design

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer PONTE VEDRA, FLORIDA – As golf prepares for the season finale at East Lake in Atlanta, big changes are under way at the TPC Sawgrass course in Ponte Vedra. The home of golf’s “fifth major”, the PLAYERS Championship, will feature redesigned holes, including holes 6 and 7. The […]

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