Sports this week

dshirley@macon.comMay 12, 2013 

MONDAY

STAYING OUT WEST

After a four-game series in San Francisco, the Atlanta Braves open a three-game set at Arizona (9:40 p.m., SportSouth).

Others to watch: NBA playoffs (Miami at Chicago, 7 p.m.; Oklahoma City at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.).

 

TUESDAY

PLAYOFF CHASE CONTINUES

The GHSA baseball playoffs resume with several Middle Georgia teams still alive (Troup County at Veterans, Stephens County at Crisp County, Cartersville at Dodge County, Pepperell at Jeff Davis, Westminster at Toombs County, Treutlen at Gordon Lee).

PLAYOFF CHASE CONTINUES, II

The GHSA girls soccer playoffs resume in the semifinal round (Columbus at Veterans, FPD at Paideia).

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks (9:40 p.m., SportSouth); NBA playoffs (New York at Indiana, 7 p.m.; Golden State at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.).

 

WEDNESDAY

BACK ON THE PITCH

The GHSA boys soccer playoffs have reached the semifinals (Starr’s Mill at Houston County, FPD at Hebron Christian).

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks (3:40 p.m., SportSouth); NBA playoffs (Miami at Chicago, 7 p.m.; Oklahoma City at Memphis, 9:30 p.m.).

 

THURSDAY

DOWN THE STRETCH

The Mercer baseball team opens its final-regular season series of the year at Northern Kentucky.

Others to watch: NBA playoffs (New York at Indiana, 8 p.m.).

 

FRIDAY

BACK ON THE DIAMOND

The GISA baseball playoffs resume (Southland at Mount de Sales, Stratford at Brookwood, Tattnall Square at Tiftarea, Frederica at Windsor, Deerfield-Windsor at Westfield).

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers (7:30 p.m., Fox Sports South); Mercer at Northern Kentucky.

 

SATURDAY

POINTS CHASE BREAK

The Sprint Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Sprint Showdown and the Sprint All-Star Race.

Others to watch: Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers (7:10 p.m., Fox Sports South); Mercer at Northern Kentucky.

 

SUNDAY

WRAP UP THE ROAD TRIP

The Atlanta Braves finish off their West Coast trip at the Los Angeles Dodgers (1:35 p.m., Fox Sports South).

 

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