Stories by George Henry

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Ex-GreenJacket posts win as Mets blank Braves

ATLANTA - Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, former Augusta GreenJacket Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings and the New York Mets beat the struggling Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Friday night but ...
By George Henry

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Atlanta Falcons will stick to alternating backs

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Steven Jackson has been the feature running back for most of his 11-year NFL career. He’s still the starter, but Jackson is letting others take multiple turns in the ...
By George Henry

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Johnson: Eagles matchup is 'just another game'

ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson isn't placing special significance on facing Georgia Southern for the first time.
By George Henry

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Phillies combine to no-hit Braves

ATLANTA - Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.
By George Henry

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Braves' Wood carves up Marlins

ATLANTA - Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Marlins 1-0 on Sunday.
By George Henry

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Thomas leads Yellow Jackets over Terriers

ATLANTA - Justin Thomas had 353 yards of total offense and DeAndre Smelter caught two third-quarter touchdown passes in Georgia Tech's 38-19 victory over Wofford in both teams' season openers ...
By George Henry

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Upton, Heyward propel Braves

ATLANTA - Justin Upton homered and had three RBI, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third ...
By George Henry

Georgia Tech opens with Wofford

ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson says he has no problem defending his six-year record at Georgia Tech.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Georgia Tech coach has faith in new QB

ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson believes that Justin Thomas is tough enough to succeed at quarterback for Georgia Tech.
By George Henry

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Double play helps Braves thwart Dodgers' rally

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Soliai, Jackson bring size to Atlanta's D-line

The Atlanta Falcons 3-4 defensive front is now bigger, stronger with the additions of Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson.
By George Henry

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Correia baffles Braves in debut for Dodgers

ATLANTA - Kevin Correia won in his debut with the Dodgers, outpitching All-Star Julio Teheran and leading Los Angeles over the slumping Atlanta Braves 6-2.
By George Henry

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Braves fend off Nationals' rally, end skid

ATLANTA - Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman hit two of Atlanta's four homers off Stephen Strasburg, and the Atlanta Braves snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Washington ...
By George Henry

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Julio Jones says right foot completely healed

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Julio Jones describes his second return from right foot surgery as "a work in progress."
By George Henry

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Falcons' young cornerbacks show confidence

The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly.
By George Henry

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Braves rough up Phillies

Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood, and the Atlanta Braves rolled to an 8-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
By George Henry

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Hamels, Phillies edge past Braves

ATLANTA - Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
By George Henry

Friday, July 18, 2014

Heyward lifts Atlanta over Philadelphia

ATLANTA - Jason Heyward homered and drove in two runs, Andrelton Simmons had two RBI, and the Atlanta Braves won their third consecutive game with a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on ...
By George Henry

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Atlanta Braves win ninth in a row

ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third consecutive start and Atlanta beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 on Saturday for its season-high ninth consecutive victory.
By George Henry

Friday, July 4, 2014

Atlanta Braves win eighth in a row

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman drove in two runs, Ervin Santana won his second consecutive start, and the Braves stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 5-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.
By George Henry

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