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Jordan leads Knights to perfect region mark
Seeking its third state championship in four seasons, the St. Francis girls’ basketball team has been led by the emergence of sophomore Jala Jordan. The guard/forward leads the team averaging more ...
February 03, 2016 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton athletes celebrrate Signing Day
Local prep athletes throughout the North Fulton area signed their letters of intent and accepted athletic scholarships to attend various colleges and universities on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Milton hoste...
February 02, 2016 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Programs preparing for region tournaments
With the start of region tournaments taking place next week, local basketball programs are rounding into form and ready for compete for a spot in the state playoffs. One program that has found cont...
February 01, 2016 04:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former NFL quarterback finds business home in Atlanta
Former National Football League quarterback, Stanford University graduate and state of Washington-native Steve Dils currently resides in Atlanta as the Principle and Managing Director of commercial...
February 01, 2016 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merriweather leads Knights’ turnaround
Last season, the King’s Ridge boys’ basketball team won only nine contests but has already earned 12 victories this season through Jan. 21 and in contention for a region championship. Junior small ...
January 27, 2016 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball enters final week of region play
The prep basketball season heads towards the conclusion of region play this week before the region tournament takes place to determine spots in the state playoffs. One team that has exceeded expect...
January 26, 2016 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep programs perform at state duals
Several local programs participated at the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Team Dual Wrestling Championship at the Macon Centreplex from Jan. 14 through 16. St. Francis participated in the C...
January 26, 2016 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teams enters second half of region play
The prep basketball season has reached the halfway point of region play with several programs finding its strong form. Last season, the St. Francis girls’ basketball team won its second state title...
January 18, 2016 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guthrie leads Knights’ turnaround on court
The Centennial girls’ basketball team lost 10 of its first 13 games this season with the prospects of a winning record and spot in the state playoffs low for the program. However, the Knights’ have...
January 18, 2016 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Programs enter wrestling state dual championships
The prep wrestling season has entered its next phase as the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) hosted its Team Dual Wrestling State Championships at the Macon Centreplex from Jan. 14 through 16...
January 18, 2016 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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King’s Ridge grad named Freshman All-American
Georgia State receiver and King’s Ridge alumnus Penny Hart has capped his spectacular rookie season with selection to the Freshman All-America team announced on Jan. 11 by the Football Writers Asso...
January 18, 2016 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Region play resumes for local program
The second full week of the 2016 calendar year finds the basketball season firmly entrenched in region play. One program that has been in strong form has been the Milton boys’ team which has won 10...
January 11, 2016 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local programs advance
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    11.26.15 - 12:28 am
  • McCoy helps lead BT to cross country title
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    11.26.15 - 12:21 am
  • Reclassification announced
    by Marcel Pourtout and E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.26.15 - 12:09 am
  • Area programs advance
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.18.15 - 04:08 pm
  • Solomon leads Titans to second at state meet
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.18.15 - 04:02 pm
  • Athletes named to track club All-Metro team
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.18.15 - 03:27 pm
  • North Fulton football enters postseason play
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.12.15 - 12:01 pm
  • Bluth earns All-State honors for Eagles
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.12.15 - 11:58 am
  • O’Connell shines for Eagles in increased role
    Milton junior Alex O’Connell has increased his production for the boys’ basketball team this season, averaging over 22 points and seven rebounds for an Eagles’ team that has started its season unde...
    January 11, 2016 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local athletes selected to top teams
    The prep football season has ended in 2015 with many athletes from local teams named to their respective All-Region teams. Blessed Trinity experienced its best season in program history, winning 13...
    January 06, 2016 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Swartz’s return improves Paladins’ basketball form
    Fellowship Christian has begun its girls’ basketball season undefeated in region play with victories over Pinecrest Academy and Mount Pisgah. The Paladins, who made the state playoffs last season, ...
    January 06, 2016 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta alumna shines for Belmont basketball
    Belmont University, an NCAA Division I located in Nashville, Tennessee, received a boost to its women’s basketball team when Alpharetta High School alumna Kylee Smith transferred into the program l...
    January 05, 2016 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton Sports Year in Review
    The calendar year of 2015 was a successful win for local prep programs which brought home multiple state championships along with appearances in the postseason. Two football programs made it to the...
    January 04, 2016 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell, Blessed Trinity fall in state finals
    The prep football season concluded for two local programs at the state finals held in the Georgia Dome last weekend. Roswell (14-1) was defeated in the Class 6A title game by Colquitt County (15-0)...
    December 16, 2015 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dodson delivers for Knights’ basketball
    The St. Francis girls’ basketball program won the Class A Private state championship last season and have continued its strong form this season with an undefeated mark through eight contests. Junio...
    December 16, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    GHSA announces new regions for next two school years
    The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) announced its next phase of the reclassification process for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years with its region alignments on Dec. 1. With increased...
    December 16, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Blessed Trinity, Roswell prepare for title games
    The Blessed Trinity and Roswell football teams have advanced to the state title games in their respective classifications which will be hosted at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12....
    December 09, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neely leads Hornets to title game
    The Roswell football team is undefeated throughout 14 games this season and will face Colquitt County for the Class 6A state championship this Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Hornets’ seni...
    December 09, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Billings, Hurley qualify for national cross country meet
    Two local cross country prep athletes, Lindsay Billings of Northview HIgh School and Emma Grace Hurley of Fellowship Christian School, have qualified for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship ...
    December 09, 2015 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell resident named volleyball All-American
    Emory University junior middle hitter and Roswell native Jessica Holler was named a first-team member of the Division III All-America Team as selected by the American Volleyball Coaches Association...
    December 09, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local programs shine at cross country state championships
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.12.15 - 11:56 am
  • Regular season enters final week of play
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.05.15 - 01:47 pm
  • Titans bring home fifth volleyball state title
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.05.15 - 01:40 pm
  • Stalcup helps lead Titans to fifth volleyball title
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    11.05.15 - 01:34 pm
  • Regular season heading toward its conclusion
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.29.15 - 02:56 pm
  • Blessed Trinity, Cambridge advance in state playoffs
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.29.15 - 02:54 pm
  • All-America Lamar leading Hornets to perfect season
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.29.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Football season heads toward conclusion
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.21.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Softball continues postseason play in N. Fulton
    by E. Marcel Pourtout
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    10.21.15 - 02:13 pm