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North Atlanta boys’ soccer qualifies for postseason
For the first time in three years, the North Atlanta boys’ soccer team is looking forward to the postseason. Entering the final week of the regular season, the Warriors are ranked 10th in the lates...
April 24, 2014 09:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood returns to state after early struggles
Riverwood is headed for an eighth consecutive state girls’ soccer playoff berth as it enters the final week of the regular season. The road to the postseason has been a little more difficult for th...
April 24, 2014 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Alex Plavin
Alex Plavin made an immediate impact for Riverwood’s girls’ soccer team last year, earning All-Region 7AAAAA honors as a freshman. The sophomore goalkeeper has picked up where she left off, allowin...
April 24, 2014 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Richard Garcia
Richard Garcia has been steady as a rock North Atlanta’s boys’ soccer team. The senior goalkeeper has led the way for a Warrior defense that has recorded eight shutouts this season. With his stella...
April 24, 2014 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glavine to be honored at inaugural Believe Ball
Tom Glavine struck out many hitters during his legendary baseball career. Now, Glavine is focused on striking out childhood cancer. The former Atlanta Braves star and his wife Chris Glavine , both ...
April 24, 2014 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights enjoy resurgence on baseball diamond
After nearly a decade of struggling, Pace’s baseball team is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. With an 11-1 overall record and 6-1 mark in Region 5A, the Knights are on track to ac...
April 17, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weber hopes to make another title run
Weber fell just short of its first state girls’ tennis championship last year when it lost to Westfield in the GISA Class AAA finals. The Rams now begin the final stage of their latest quest for th...
April 17, 2014 08:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Jared Datoc
After being a mainstay in the bullpen the previous three years, Jared Datoc is getting a chance to shine in the starting rotation for Pace this season. The senior pitcher and Georgia Tech signee ha...
April 17, 2014 08:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of Week-Lauren Rein
The Weber girls’ tennis team has achieved much success over the last four years, and Lauren Rein has led them every step of the way. The senior, who led Weber to three consecutive GISA Region 1AAA ...
April 17, 2014 08:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Springs shows improvement on diamond
North Springs had nowhere to go but up coming into the 2014 season after suffering through a 6-20 campaign the year before. While the Spartans haven’t achieved contender status in Region 7AAAAA, th...
April 10, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ girls’ lacrosse battling it out
With a state runner-up finish in 2011 as well as semifinal and quarterfinal placings in ’10 and ’12 respectively, the Holy Innocents’ girls’ lacrosse team has had its share of success in the last f...
April 10, 2014 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Annie Bennett
Annie Bennett has been a steady presence in the midfield for the Holy Innocents’ girls’ lacrosse team this season. The senior has scored 31 goals on 58 shots on goal for a shooting percentage of 53...
April 10, 2014 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Nick Campbell
Nick Campbell has been busy rewriting the Galloway track and field record book this season. The senior sprinter began early when he set a new school mark in the 100-meter dash — finishing with a ti...
April 10, 2014 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Roundup
Pace to build new stadium and track Pace announced last week it will build a state-of-the-art stadium and track at its current athletics complex in Mableton, which will be ready in time for the 201...
April 10, 2014 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Calendar
Bankshot Basketball camp with Atlanta Dream Galloway girls’ basketball coach Keisha Brown ’s Bankshot Basketball will team up with the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream to hold a couple of basketball camps in J...
April 10, 2014 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta International achieves top-ranked status in Class A soccer
Atlanta International School has established itself among the top boys’ soccer programs in Class A the last few years, with a state runner-up finish in 2012 to its credit. The Eagles have maintaine...
April 03, 2014 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett girls’ soccer climbs to top ranking
The Lovett girls’ soccer team entered the 2014 season with high hopes after advancing to the Class AA state semifinals a year ago. The Lions are certainly living up to their promise with a 10-1 rec...
April 03, 2014 09:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Kimberlin Rogers
Whenever the Lovett girls’ soccer team has played a game the last four years, Kimberlin Rogers has been in the lineup. The senior defender has started every game for Lovett since her freshman seaso...
April 03, 2014 09:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Tomas Perez
Tomas Perez has played a big role in the success of the Atlanta International boys’ soccer team the last three years. The 2014 season has been more of the same for the junior center back, who has 1...
April 03, 2014 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett pursues success as defending state champ
After winning the Class AA state title, Lovett reached the pinnacle of Georgia high school baseball last year. Maintaining that lofty perch will be a big challenge in 2014 for the Lions, who lost e...
March 26, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster serving up another title run
After being state runner-up the previous seven years, Westminster finally broke through with its first state girls’ tennis championship in 10 years last season. The Wildcats appear to be ready for ...
March 26, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Carol Elizabeth Kerman
Carol Elizabeth Kerman has made an already strong Westminster girls’ tennis team even better. The freshman has made an immediate impact in her first high school season, recording a 5-1 individual r...
March 26, 2014 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Nick Cancelliere
Last year, Nick Cancelliere was a key part of Lovett’s run to the Class AA state championship at the plate as the team’s designated hitter. The senior has now moved to catcher, where he continues t...
March 26, 2014 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs ad man pushes for second Atlanta MLB team
With the Atlanta Braves moving to Cobb County in 2017, a Sandy Springs resident is crusading to bring another Major League Baseball team to Turner Field when the Braves vacate it. Mike McDonald, an...
March 26, 2014 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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