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Local teams prepare for state meet at competition
Most of the local swimming teams will be joined by some of the top squads in the state at the 45th annual Metro Atlanta swimming and diving championships at Westminster Friday and Saturday. Host We...
January 21, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans, freshmen help Lady Scots thrive
Galloway took a step forward in its first year under new coach Kiesha Brown last season – improving to 12-11 after going 8-14 in the 2012-13 campaign. The Lady Scots continue to make strides in the...
January 21, 2015 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Niko Stines
With yet another strong season North Atlanta’s Niko Stines has assured himself of another trip to the state swimming meet. The junior standout has qualified for six events in the state meet, which ...
January 21, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Claire Thompson
Claire Thompson has been a key player for Galloway during her entire four-year high school career. The senior guard has played an even more important role this season as one of the team’s three co-...
January 21, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Thursday, Jan. 22 Griffin Christian at Holy Spirit Prep, 7:30 p.m. Weber at Loganville Christian, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 Galloway at Fulton Leadership, 7 p.m. KIPP Atlanta at Pac...
January 21, 2015 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist finishes third at state wrestling duals
Marist came away with a third place finish in the Class AAAA competition at the GHSA state wrestling duals in Macon last weekend. The War Eagles defeated Howard 72-11 in the first round and scored ...
January 21, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Bears ready for region challenges after tourney win
Coming off a title-winning performance at a tournament during the holiday season, Holy Innocents’ is now ready to take on the challenges of its region schedule in its first season in Class AA. With...
January 14, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mustangs back on winning track this season
The 2013-14 season was one to forget for Mount Vernon Presbyterian, which struggled to a 2-20 record. Things are looking much better so far in the 2014-15 campaign for the Mustangs, who are 6-4 ove...
January 14, 2015 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Autumn Burnette
Mount Vernon Presbyterian has bounced back strongly last year’s two-win season and Autumn Burnette has been a big reason for that, to say the least. The 5-foot, 10-inch junior guard has guided the ...
January 14, 2015 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Sam Asbury
Sam Asbury stepped to the forefront for Holy Innocents’ in its march to the Sandestin Beach Blowout championship during the holiday season. The 6-foot, 3-inch senior wing player and team co-captain...
January 14, 2015 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster names Downes athletic director
Westminster has named Tim Downes as its new athletic director to succeed Rusty Hudson , who is retiring at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Downes is currently the athletic director at Emory Uni...
January 14, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams return to league action after holiday tourneys
Things begin to get more serious for the area’s basketball teams as they enter the main part of their region schedules. In Subregion B of the Region 7AAAAA boys’ standings, Riverwood (9-6, 3-1) lea...
January 07, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    12.10.14 - 03:32 pm
  • Local teams battle for spots in state competition
    Local wrestling teams begin their quests for state championships in earnest as they compete in their area duals this weekend The top two finishers in each area will qualify for the state duals meet...
    January 07, 2015 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Braves executives talk about player changes
    By stockpiling young talent, the Atlanta Braves are following through on a plan to make its farm system one of the top five in the majors again. That was the message from Braves President John Schu...
    January 06, 2015 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Year in review: Local teams, athletes shine once again in 2014
    It was another memorable year for local high school sports, with a number of teams and athletes adding to the area’s already impressive number of state championships and other squads having unforge...
    December 31, 2014 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holy Innocents’ hosts some of nation’s best at tournament
    A number of the top high school wrestling teams in the nation will be on hand at the seventh annual Prep Slam tournament at Holy Innocents’ this weekend. Holy Innocents’ will host a 34-team field t...
    December 31, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week-Lila Claire Best
    Lila Claire Best has led the way for Riverwood with strong performances at the state swimming and diving meet the last two years. The senior standout — a U.S. Naval Academy signee — will get one mo...
    December 31, 2014 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week-Matt Lewis
    If the early part of the 2014-15 wrestling season is any indication, Mount Vernon Presbyterian’s Matt Lewis could be a wrestler to watch by the time the postseason comes around. The junior has comp...
    December 31, 2014 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Butker, Georgia Tech to face Mississippi State
    A year ago, Harrison Butker made his college football bowl debut for Georgia Tech as the Yellow Jackets played in the Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn., losing to Ole Miss 25-17. The former Westm...
    December 24, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week-Will Benson
    Will Benson brings a multitude of skills to the court for Westminster. The 6-foot-5 junior forward/guard has provided scoring, rebounding and passing to the team as he has averaged 13 points, nine ...
    December 24, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week-Madison Graham
    Madison Graham has already secured her place in the Class A-AAAAA girls’ competition at the state swimming and diving championships at Georgia Tech in February. The Pace junior standout will certai...
    December 24, 2014 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Raiders returning to winning ways with strong start
    Riverwood took its share of hits last year as a young Raider squad struggled to an 8-16 record. The 2014-15 season appears to be moving in a more positive direction so far for Riverwood, which was ...
    December 17, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lions come back strong from losing season
    Only a year after struggling through a 7-19 season, Lovett appears to be back on track. The Lions, only three years removed from their Class AA state championship in 2012, have begun the 2014-15 se...
    December 17, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week-Quinn Barry
    Lovett’s Quinn Barry has come a long way early in her second season of high school basketball. The 5-foot-9 sophomore power forward has raised her game a notch, averaging 13.6 points, eight rebound...
    December 17, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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