Alex Warren took first place out of two hundred and one runners in the JV Boys Blue Race.
The practices are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 4:15-6:00 PM. Practices, meets and team gatherings are required. Excused absences must be approved ahead of time by the coach.
Team Meet Schedule
Ultimate Disc Season
The Ben Franklin Academy Ultimate Frisbee season begins in November and ends in May. Practices, team matches, tournaments and team gatherings are important parts of a successful team season. The season has been designed to give the student Ultimate player a complete team experience that includes competitive and social events that build team and leadership skills. Practices, team matches, tournaments and team gatherings are required. Excused absences must be approved ahead of time by the coach. Ben Franklin Academy Ultimate Frisbee participates in a season of approved United States Ultimate Association (USAU) practices, team matches, and tournaments that lead to the High School State Championship at the end of the spring.
BFA Golf Program
The golf team plays and practices at area public courses including Charlie Yates GC and Candler park Golf Course. For more information about playing golf at BFA, contact coach Riley Baxter.
BFA offers regular coaching and course outings for more advanced players. Coaching includes regular range practices, on-course instruction, video and computer based swing analysis, and playing opportunities at various courses in the Atlanta area. Head Coach Riley Baxter played NCAA Division 1 College Golf while at Savannah State. He has also competed in numerous GSGA championships. Prior to coming to BFA Coach Riley worked in the golf industry for six years passing the PGA Playing Ability Test, which certified him to teach golf professionally.
Students at BFA can choose the wonderful practice of Yoga as an offering for PE credit.
Hatha Yoga is the physical practice of Yoga. Students work on alignment and learn relaxation techniques while building strength and flexibility.
Yoga Instructor Corey Sperry started practicing Hatha Yoga and Tai-Chi at a very young age. Her first and best teacher is her mother Amy Ng who is a well-respected Yoga instructor in Hong Kong. Corey has studied various Yoga disciplines such as Iyengar Yoga, Yin Yoga and Bikram Yoga with various wonderful teachers. She is certified by The Society for Hong Kong Yoga Instructors. Corey has taught Yoga at the recreation center of Cathay Pacific Airline, Austin Peay State University, L.A. Fitness, Corebody Decatur and Body Vision Yoga Studio.