Tag: macon

Here Comes The Bacon…

People that know me, know that I like to read about obscure sports teams, leagues and unique nicknames.  Well, here comes another one.   Yesterday, the city of Macon, Georgia announced the name of their newest baseball team.  Give it up for the Macon Bacon. Yes, I laughed too and...

Macon Wins Hockey Title

Yeah, that’s a weird headline you won’t see often.  Hockey in Macon, Georgia?  Championship Hockey team? In their second year of existence, the current Macon hockey team captured the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) championship on Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Peoria Rivermen (I guess Peoria is...

Friday Flashback:  Middle Georgia Heat Wave

Heat Wave was a fitting name for a football team in Macon, Georgia which began its first season in 1990.  The Heat Wave was one of 12 franchises in the Minor League Football System (MLFS) in its second season of play and attempting to become a developmental league for...