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All six local teams win to advance to second round
All six local postseason teams -- Lovett, Westminster, Pace, Marist, St. Pius X and Woodward -- are still standing as the state football playoffs enter the second round Friday. Lovett (8-3) began t...
November 19, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organization enters partnership with Mizuno
The Atlanta Track Club has come a long way in its first 50 years of existence, establishing itself as one of the premier running clubs in the nation. The Buckhead-based organization took a big step...
November 19, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Serena Tripodi
After falling just short a year ago, Serena Tripodi is now a state cross country champion. The Lovett sophomore, who was the Class AA runner-up as a freshman in 2013, won that classification’s titl...
November 19, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Reilly Friedman
Reilly Friedman couldn’t ask for a better finish to his high school cross country career. The Galloway senior claimed his third consecutive state championship in dominating fashion as he won the Cl...
November 19, 2014 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams begins quests for state titles as playoffs begin
Several local teams are among the 192 teams who have qualified for postseason play in seven classifications as the state football playoffs get underway Friday. Defending champion Lovett will be joi...
November 13, 2014 09:42 AM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams, runners win titles in Carrollton
Westminster and Lovett won the Class AAA and AA girls’ team championships respectively, while Galloway’s Reilly Friedman (Class A private school boys) and Lovett’s Serena Tripodi (AA girls) clinche...
November 13, 2014 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Owen McDaniel
Riverwood’s Owen McDaniel was beginning to peak at the right time, to say the least, with an outstanding performance at the Region 7AAAAA cross country championships in Canton Nov. 1. The senior ra...
November 13, 2014 09:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Delaney Graham
It hasn’t taken long for Delaney Graham to establish herself among the state girls’ cross country elite. The Westminster freshman won the girls’ title at the Region 4AAA meet at Westminster Oct. 29...
November 13, 2014 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teams look ahead to playoffs as regular season ends
Lovett has secured a return trip to the state playoffs and a chance to defend its Class AA championship as the 2014 football regular season comes to an end this week. After a 14-7 regular-season en...
November 06, 2014 09:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents' defeats Lovett to win AA title
One year after Holy Innocents’ won the Class A state volleyball championship, it did the same thing in AA. The Golden Bears (34-14) defeated Lovett in three straight sets (25-22, 25-20, 30-28) in t...
November 06, 2014 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Emily Bassett
Emily Bassett went above and beyond the call of duty in helping Westminster earn its first trip to the state softball elite eight in Columbus in the program’s history. The junior pitcher started al...
November 06, 2014 09:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Ben Davies
Ben Davies has emerged as the top runner for the Holy Innocents’ boys’ cross country team as well as a strong region and state contender. The sophomore continued his progress at the Asics Invitatio...
November 06, 2014 09:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lions aim for region title repeat in game against GAC
Lovett has secured a spot among the elite teams in Class AA the last couple of years, winning the state championship last year and advancing to the quarterfinals the season before. The Lions appear...
October 30, 2014 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster earns trip to Columbus for state finals
Westminster is the lone local team standing as it gets ready to travel to Columbus for the Class AAA state softball finals Thursday through Saturday. The Wildcats (24-8) defeated Appling County in ...
October 30, 2014 09:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Jackson Pearce
Jackson Pearce kept North Atlanta’s hold on the boys’ individual title at the Atlanta Public Schools cross country championships at Grant Park Oct.15. The sophomore won the boys’ title with a time ...
October 30, 2014 09:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Harley Sebastian
Harley Sebastian has enjoyed another outstanding season as she finishes up her high school volleyball career at Lovett. The senior outside hitter has already begun to reap the rewards of her succes...
October 30, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartans look to build on big win over Riverwood
As it did last year, North Springs experienced its share of growing pains through its first five games of the 2014 season. However, everything fell into place for the Spartans in their game against...
October 23, 2014 08:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster wins as state tournament begins
Westminster advanced one step closer to a possible third consecutive state finals appearance with a first-round victory in the Class AAA volleyball tournament last week. The Wildcats, the second-se...
October 23, 2014 08:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Ciara Sadaka
Pace’s Ciara Sadaka has established herself as one of the best girls’ water polo players in the state since taking up the sport as a seventh-grader. The junior central defender has recently wrapped...
October 23, 2014 08:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Willie Candler
Willie Candler played a big role last year in Lovett’s march to the Class AA state football championship. The senior quarterback continues to be a potent presence offensively this season with both ...
October 23, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Mount Vernon continues to make strides
With a team dominated by sophomores, Mount Vernon Presbyterian is still experiencing its share of growing pains in year two of coach Ryan Zimmerman ’s tenure. The young Mustangs are 2-4 overall and...
October 16, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams qualify to play in state softball playoffs
Class AAA team Westminster, along with AA squads Lovett, Pace and Holy Innocents’, have earned spots in the state softball playoffs with top-four finishes in region tournaments last week. Each team...
October 16, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Ahmir Lee
Mount Vernon Presbyterian has enjoyed a little bit of resurgence in recent games and Ahmir Lee has been a big reason for that. The 6-foot, 220-pound sophomore running back has emerged as a player t...
October 16, 2014 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Serena Tripodi
Serena Tripodi came close to winning a state cross country championship as a freshman last year with a runner-up finish in the Class AA girls’ race at the state meet in Carrollton. She ran the 5-ki...
October 16, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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