Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for week six of the 2016 season.
College football will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 on Saturday.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Thursday night in the finale of a three-game set at Turner Field, allowing the Braves to sweep the Phillies. It marked Atlanta’s 10th win in their last 11 games.
The Atlanta Braves trounced the Philadelphia Phillies 12-2 in the middle outing of a three-game set at Turner Field on Wednesday night. Atlanta has won nine of their last ten games.
The Atlanta Braves opened their final homestand at Turner Field with a 7-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The Braves overcame a rain delay and an early deficit to claim the victory.
In other news from the Atlanta Braves, the team traded infielder Gordon Beckham to the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. In exchange, the Braves received minor leaguer Rich Rodriguez.
The Atlanta Falcons beat the New Orleans Saints 45-32 in Monday Night Football at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Matt Ryan passed for 240 yards and two touchdowns, while Tevin Coleman rushed for three touchdowns. Deion Jones returned an interception 90 yards to add a few more points on the board for the Dirty Birds.
The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday and will open their final homestand at Turner Field with a match against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight. Julio Teheran will serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Jerad Eickhoff will head to the mound for Philadelphia. First pitch is set for 7:10 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.