Macon's Stephen Pierog and Eric Shand celebrate after Pierog's goal tied Friday's game at two goals apiece. The goal came with less than two minutes left in the first period.
3 days ago
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Mayhem advance to SPHL finals with 3-2 win over Pensacola

Fans poured into the Macon Coliseum Friday to see the Macon Mayhem beat the Pensacola Ice Flyers 3-2 in Game 2 of the Southern Professional Hockey League semifinals. Macon clinched the series two games to none with the win.
5 days ago
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B.S. Report: Easy time at SunTrust

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – SunTrust Park is not as close to Middle Georgia as Turner Field is, but forget about worrying if the extra 14 miles will dissuade you from going to see the Braves. Now, let me preface this by saying that driving in Atlanta can always be an adventure. A trip to the […]
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1 week ago
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Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium

Ender Inciarte hit the first home run in baseball's newest stadium, local product Nick Markakis drove in the first two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Friday night in the regular-season debut for SunTrust Park.
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2 weeks ago
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Mayhem beat Columbus 6-3, advance to SPHL semifinals

After two games with a total of two goals, the Macon Mayhem opened the floodgates, defeating the Columbus Cottonmouths 6-3 to advance to the second round of the SPHL Playoffs.
2 weeks ago
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Rant N’ Rave: Which Hawks team will show up in NBA playoffs?

Macon, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – In this week’s episode of Rant N’ Rave, Bill and Tuck start off with a preview of the Atlanta Hawks post-season hopes. Which team will show up versus the Wizards? The dominant club that beat the Cavs and Celtics in the span of a week? Or just something else. Plus, Bill […]
2 weeks ago
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The B.S. Report: No need to panic after Braves’ slow start

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Look, the Braves are off to a bad start. It’s not what we were expecting. But it’s mid-April. There is still plenty of baseball left to go. We must be patient with this team. So far, there have been issues with the defense, the offense, the bullpen and even Tuesday when […]
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2 weeks ago
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Final two men sentenced in 2013 Macon Bass Pro Shops robbery

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The final two defendants in the 2013 robbery of Macon’s Bass Pro Shops were sentenced today, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Kenneth Atwater, 35, of McDonough was sentenced to 45 months in prison, while Jabari Walters, 24, of East Point was sentenced to 48 months. […]
2 weeks ago
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Rant N’ Rave: Where will the Atlanta Braves finish?

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bill Shanks and Tucker Sargent are back this week for another edition of Rant N’ Rave. This time around, it’s all about baseball as the Boys of Summer kick off the 2017 regular season. Where will the Atlanta Braves finish? Flashes of 1991 with a worst to first? Middle of the […]
2 weeks ago
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B.S. Report: Golfer from Macon plays on the biggest stage

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Russell Henley is playing in Augusta at the Masters. He’s a local kid, someone a lot of us know. Russell had one of the most clutch performances an athlete can have last week. He had to win the tournament to play this week in the Masters. Henley won it and did […]
3 weeks ago
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B.S. Report: The Braves are no longer a mess

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A little over two years ago, the Braves were a mess. They had just finished a disappointing 2014 season. The farm system was in the worst shape it had been in for decades. The future did not look bright. Then Frank Wren, the general manager, got fired. The new guys in […]