Stories by Matt Winkeljohn

Monday, March 28, 2016

Georgia Tech hopes to return to form this season

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech plans to use dismal 2015 season motivation this season.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Georgia Tech coach wants his team focused on Notre Dame

ATLANTA - Now that all the fun and games are over, Georgia Tech is about to begin its real season with a matchup at No. 8 Notre Dame.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Expectations are high for Georgia Tech's football team

ATLANTA - There are high hopes for Georgia Tech, which held its first practice on Saturday.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Falcons' Jones says it would be 'selfish' to hold out

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Julio Jones is learning there are more ways to go about his job in the Atlanta Falcons' new offense. He believes the way to do that is to show up for work every day, even ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

USC Upstate dumps Georgia Tech in basketball

ATLANTA - Senior guard Ty Greene scored 13 of his game-high 16 points in the second half and South Carolina Upstate stretched its winning streak against ACC schools to two with a 59-54 win ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Jackets 'anxious' for another shot at Hokies

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has struggled to put two solid halves together and Saturday's ACC opener doesn't look like a great place for the Jackets to get it done.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Tar Heels knock off Yellow Jackets

ATLANTA - Marcus Paige scored all but two of his 19 points in the second half Wednesday, and James Michael McAdoo battled foul trouble to add 17 to lead North Carolina to a 78-65 win over Georgia ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson says fans should have patience with QB Vad Lee

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson said Tuesday that quarterback Vad Lee hasn't received enough help from teammates, and that he's suffering against the expectations of Georgia Tech fans who began ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Falcons' defense has unfamiliar faces

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons fans might have an especially hard time figuring out who's playing linebacker Monday night when Atlanta hosts the New York Jets.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

Braves hot after loss to Phillies

ATLANTA - Chris Johnson made a headfirst dive into first base but was thrown out to end the game, then argued in the dugout with Atlanta coach Terry Pendleton after the Braves lost to Philadelphia ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013

Yellow Jackets thump FCS foe

ATLANTA - Vad Lee threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more in Georgia Tech's 70-0 rout of Elon in their season opener on Saturday.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Friday, Aug 30, 2013

Georgia Tech defense needs to improve

The Georgia Tech defense has a new coach, Ted Roof, and it's a unit which desperately needs to improve if the team is going to challenge in the ACC.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

Georgia Tech to run simpler defense

With spring practices and the first three days of fall work behind them, Georgia Tech's defenders sound as if they're embracing Ted Roof's simpler system.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Questions abound as Georgia Tech opens practice

ATLANTA - After Georgia Tech's first "fall" practice on Thursday, head coach Paul Johnson said two things with certainty: He saw a lot of familiar faces, and the Yellow Jackets appear to be in ...
By Matt Winkeljohn

Friday, July 26, 2013

Isner back in Atlanta Open semifinals

ATLANTA - Top-seeded John Isner advanced to his fourth consecutive Atlanta Open semifinal berth Friday, beating James Blake 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5).
By Matt Winkeljohn

Friday, April 19, 2013

Jackets' 'D' shows positive signs in spring game

Ted Roof's defense made good impressions during a chilly spring game at Georgia Tech.
By Matt Winkeljohn

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Johnson leads Atlanta Hawks to victory

ATLANTA - Ivan Johnson scored a season-high 21 points off the bench, and Devin Harris had 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter Saturday as the Atlanta Hawks pulled away to beat the Orlando ...
By Matt Winkeljohn
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