Monday, May 13, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues, and teams on their way to the playoffs to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action this spring and summer!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field, on the links, in the pool, or on the tennis courts, spring and summer sports are in full swing and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Midtown Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Interested? E-mail email@example.com today and learn more about Patch Local Voices.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The BB&T Atlanta Open is scheduled for July 20-28, 2013; Qualifying: July 20-21, 2013
at Atlantic Station. Ball Boy tryouts are next week.
The BB&T Atlanta Open will host tryouts for ball persons Monday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 22, at the Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA at Buckhead. The YMCA of Metro Atlanta is the primary charitable beneficiary of this year’s tournament. The BB&T Atlanta Open Tournament is scheduled for July 20-28, 2013 Ball persons must be 13 years old by July 20, 2013, in order to try out and proof of age is required. All applicants must be able to attend either tryout to be considered for this position. If selected, ball persons must be available for the entire tournament and qualifying, July 20-28, at Atlantic Station. All applicants must register via the tournament website http://www.bbtatlantaopen.com; ball persons who worked the tournament in 2012 …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Sports fans are invited to sign up for coveted ball persons positions.
If you love tennis and you're quick, you might earn a chance at courtside seats at the upcoming BB&T Atlanta Open -- by being a ball person. Most likely, you won't be actually sitting a lot, but you'll still be in the thick of the tennis action. The BB&T Atlanta Open will host tryouts for ball persons Monday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 22, at Buckhead's Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA. Ball persons must be at least 13 years old by July 20, 2013, in order to try out. Proof of age is required. All applicants must be able to attend one of the tryouts to be considered. If selected, ball persons must be available for the entire tournament and qualifying, July 20-28, at Atlantic Station. The ball persons primary job will be retrieving balls, but …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The team had an 11-0 season.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
It's roller derby with ARG hosting two home bouts (5 & 7:30 p.m.) at the Yaarab Shriner Center on Ponce de Leon Ave.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The event is a way to remember and support those who were killed or injured in The Boston Marathon explosions on Monday.
A locally owned chain of retail stores serving Atlanta's runners and walkers is holding a Mile of Silence event to remember the victims of Monday's Boston Marathon bomb explosions that left at least three people dead and dozens of others injured. The event, a mile-long moment of silence, will be held at 7 a.m. each of the seven Big Peach Running Co.'s locations, including the Midtown location at 800 Peachtree St. NE. "Runners, walkers, people who just want to feel the love, but don't want to run or walk, are all welcome," said Karen Kaye, BGPC's communications director, told Patch. The moment of silence run was going to be a small gathering of runners at the Midtown store as a way to bring Atlanta's running community together in light of …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The citywide track meet brings together the best track athletes from across Atlanta Public Schools.
The finals of the 2013 Atlanta Track Classic were held last week and Grady High School had another impressive showing this year. According to the TalkUp APS blog, "the Atlanta Track Classic is a citywide track meet bringing together the best track athletes throughout Atlanta Public Schools." The Boys Team Trophy went to Mays High School, which was followed by Carver High with Grady High in third place. The Girls Team Trophy was claimed by Grady High School, followed by Jackson High and Douglass High. Additional standout performances by Grady High athletes at the on April 1 event included: To see the full results of the preliminary and final events, visit the Atlanta Track Classic website.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Enjoy Final Four fun in and around Midtown this weekend.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Javaris Crittenton was named in a 12-count grand jury indictment on Tuesday that included charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and participation in criminal street gang activity.
Update: Javaris Crittenton turned himself into Fulton County Jail officials on Thursday afternoon on murder charges. His attorney told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that his client has filed motions for a speedy trial. If released, the former Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy and Georgia Tech basketball star will remain under the same $230,000 bond he posted upon his release two years ago when was originally arrested. Original story: Javaris Crittenton, who was a basketball standout at both Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy and Georgia Tech, was indicted by a Fulton County grand jury on Tuesday on murder charges stemming from the 2011 drive-by shooting of a 22-year-old Atlanta mother of four. Crittenton, 25, and his cousin, Douglas …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Check out these great hotspots for March Madness specials and deals!
Ready to get in on the (March) Madness? Don't have seats to the Final Four game here in Atlanta? There are plenty of places in Midtown and throughout Atlanta with great specials for March Madness and Final Four. Hudson Grille at 942 Peachtree St. in Midtown is also thought to be the spot in Atlanta to catch the games. Throughout the tournamen, HG is offering $12.95 Sam Adams (any variety) and Angry Orchard Cider pitchers— and $3.50 pints, showing all the games on their many many HD TVs, $2 beers and shorties. Take an “extended lunch” and watch the day games while enjoying their $5.95 lunch Monday-Friday. Head to any Taco Mac in the Atlanta area, like the one in Midtown at 933 Peachtree St. NE, and catch the games on their many TVs while …