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Riley's game-winning single in 9th lifts Braves past Dodgers

Oct. 16, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night. Blake Treinen struck out...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Columbia 28, KIPP Atlanta 21 Oglethorpe County 37, T.W. Josey 22 Pinecrest 42, Notre Dame Academy 12 South Atlanta 28, Washington 27 ___ Some high...

Basilashvili, Norrie reach Indian Wells final without Top 25

Oct. 16, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Nikoloz Basilashvili beat American Taylor Fritz 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final against Cameron Norrie at the BNP Paribas Open, which will crown its first men’s winner ranked outside the Top 25 since 2010. Norrie of Britain beat...

Shepherd leads Kennesaw State over North Carolina A&T 14-0

Oct. 16, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Xavier Shepherd had two touchdowns runs and Kennesaw State beat North Carolina A&T 14-0 on Saturday night. Shepherd ran into the end zone from the 3 to cap a 10-play, 80-yard drive midway through the second quarter. He added a 1-yard TD run...

Bennett, Bowers, D lead No. 1 Georgia past Kentucky, 30-13

Oct. 16, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The final seconds were meaningless. Except to the Georgia defense. For the first time all season, the fearsome Bulldogs gave up two touchdowns in a game Saturday. It didn't really matter as they romped to another victory — their...

Raymond, Rice help VMI rout Mercer 45-7 in key SoCon matchup

Oct. 16, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Freshmen Rashad Raymond and Hunter Rice each ran for more than 100 yards to help VMI rout Mercer 45-7 in a key Southern Conference matchup on Saturday. The win puts VMI (5-2, 3-1) in a three-way tie with Mercer (4-2, 3-1) and East Tennessee State...

No. 1 Georgia's PAT streak ends with miss vs. Kentucky

Oct. 16, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 1 Georgia's record extra-points streak of 363 ended Saturday when Jack Podlesny missed a PAT against Kentucky. After the Bulldogs scored a touchdown to increase their lead to 30-7, Podlesny was wide right with the kick. That...

Dodgers say Knebel, not Scherzer, will start Game 1 of NLCS

Oct. 16, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts wants Max Scherzer at full strength against the Atlanta Braves. Roberts believes an extra day of rest will have Scherzer ready to go. Los Angeles is starting Corey Knebel in Game 1 of the NL Championship...

Firearms deer hunting season opens in Georgia

Oct. 16, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia firearms deer hunting season opened Saturday, and state wildlife officials are optimistic. “With some awesome bucks already taken in archery season, I think we are in for an excellent firearms season," Charlie Killmaster, state...

Braves, Dodgers tweak rosters for NL Championship Series

Oct. 16, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have added right-hander Chris Martin and infielder Johan Camargo to their 26-man roster for the NL Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Martin and Camargo replace left-hander Dylan Lee and outfielder Terrance Gore from...