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Lady War Eagles win third straight track and field title
Distance played a huge role in the Marist Lady War Eagles capturing another Class AAAA track and field title in Albany on May 9...
May 20, 2015 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Patrick Sullivan--MARIST

Marist senior Patrick Sullivan is set to go from one Strickland to almost another...
May 20, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity Combine to raise funds for homeless people
The inaugural Trinity Combine will take place Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgia Tech’s George C. Griffin track and field complex in Midtown. It is a one-day decathlon event in which 126 parti...
May 16, 2015 10:51 AM | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius boys clinch third straight soccer title
Despite being shorthanded, the St. Pius boys’ soccer team still had enough to slide by Cross Keys...
May 15, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Emory Wegener--ST. PIUS X

With a good amount of help from senior Rachel Heard, St. Pius freshman goalkeeper Emory Wegener was able to keep Marist...
May 15, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Brandon Gita--DUNWOODY

This past season, Dunwoody junior Brandon Gita won 100 percent of his tennis matches...
May 12, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Amani Bright--DECATUR

On the soccer field, there is nothing more important to Decatur senior outside defender Amani Bright than shutting down the Lady Bulldogs’ opponents...
May 12, 2015 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody golf teams compete for Class AAAAA crown
On Monday, the Dunwoody boys’ and girls’ golf teams will be competing in the Class AAAAA finals in Columbus...
May 12, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowden speaks in Buckhead
To Bobby Bowden, all human beings were born incomplete. “The void we have in our lives, God made us with a void in our lives,” the former Florida State head football coach said during the Guys Nigh...
May 11, 2015 09:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius cruises into Class AAAA baseball quarterfinals
In St. Pius’ second round series against Griffin on Wednesday, the second inning was a productive place for the Golden Lions...
May 07, 2015 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius hosts Spalding in Sweet 16
Today, the second round of the GHSA boys’ soccer playoffs continue, and as expected, the St. Pius Golden Lions...
May 06, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Louie Aponte--ST. PIUS X

Every high school athlete wants to contribute to his or her new team right away and St. Pius center midfielder Louie Aponte believes...
May 06, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Brittanie Evans--LAKESIDE

A visit from Armstrong State University women’s soccer coach Eric Faulconer sealed the deal for Lakeside senior Brittanie Evans...
May 06, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Brookhaven, Pure Tennis to host Try Tennis Free days
Professionals from the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department and its partner, Pure Tennis, will host Try Tennis Free days at Lynwood Park, 3360 Osborne Road,  May 19 and 21. The clinics will b...
May 05, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Megan Gordon--DUNWOODY

Alongside No. 1 doubles partner and best friend Allie Puckett, Dunwoody senior Megan Gordon has helped the Lady Wildcats earn the right...
April 29, 2015 12:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grayling Chestnut Jr.--DRUID HILLS

The Druid Hills boys’ lacrosse team has not had much to celebrate on the field this season, but earlier this month senior Grayling Chestnut Jr...
April 29, 2015 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius boys' soccer begin journey towards three-peat
With 17 wins in 17 regular season games, the St. Pius boys’ soccer team has made history this season, becoming the program’s first team to finish perfect before the playoffs...
April 29, 2015 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius girls' lacrosse falls to Blessed Trinity
With the postseason approaching, the St. Pius girls’ lacrosse team had another good test this week...
April 24, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs' Rigsby runs Boston Marathon for charity
While the weather may not have been ideal, the experience of running in the Boston Marathon Monday was thrilling enough for Sandy Springs resident Scott Rigsby. Rigsby, who in 2007 became the first...
April 23, 2015 10:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius girls' lacrosse hosts Blessed Trinity today
After seven senior starters helped the St. Pius girls’ lacrosse team reach the Final Four last season, coach Kate Leavell was unsure about how the Lady Lions...
April 22, 2015 01:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tucker native Sieg teams with FLASR
Tucker resident and stock car driver Ryan Sieg will be sponsored by FLASR for two NASCAR Xfinity Series races this season...
April 14, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Gabrielle Robinson--CHAMBLEE

Since 2012, Chamblee tennis coach Chris Smith has seen No. 1 singles player Gabrielle Robinson make some of her opponents look out of character on the court...
April 14, 2015 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist Boys Varsity Lacrosse--A Family Affair
When the Marist varsity boys’ lacrosse team takes the field for a game, four sets of brothers take the field and a set of brothers coach from the sidelines...
April 10, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Darius Sewell--LAKESIDE

Through Lakeside’s first 15 games this season, senior Darius Sewell has in one way proven why deserves to be a member of the Georgia State roster next year...
April 01, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Whitefield coach out after eight seasons
    by Carlton D. White
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.14.15 - 06:33 pm