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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 | 17 17 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 | 15 15 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 | 3 3 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 | 5 5 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 | 17 17 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 | 16 16 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 | 29 29 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 | 28 28 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 30 30 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 | 29 29 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 | 3 3 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 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood aims for another state berth under new coach
Riverwood has maintained an impressive string of postseason baseball appearances for over a decade, qualifying for the state playoffs nine years in a row and 11 out of the last 14 seasons. It is no...
March 20, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Atlanta girls’ lacrosse making strides
North Atlanta’s young girls’ lacrosse program continues to make strides in its third season of varsity competition. The Warriors are 4-3 overall and 1-2 in Area 4AAAAA-A, and coach Darren Greenlee ...
March 20, 2014 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Khai Anderson
Newcomer Khai Anderson has brought a spark to the Riverwood lineup early in the 2014 season. The junior, a transfer from Carver of Atlanta, led the team as of last Wednesday with a .640 batting ave...
March 20, 2014 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Erika Cassell
Holy Innocents’ center Erika Cassell got a late start to the 2013-14 season after coming back from a torn ACL. But the 6-foot-2 sophomore more than made up for lost time. She averaged 14.3 points a...
March 20, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ loses to SACA in state finals
What was otherwise a magical season for the Holy Innocents’ girls’ basketball team came to a disappointing end with a 57-52 loss to Southwest Atlanta Christian in the Class A private school champio...
March 13, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood aims to contend again in region
After advancing to the second round of the Class AAAAA boys’ soccer playoffs last season, Riverwood is looking for a return trip to the postseason in 2014. Losing eight seniors from last year’s squ...
March 13, 2014 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Caroline Saltmarsh
Caroline Saltmarsh played a key role for North Atlanta last year as it went 10-8 and qualified for the Class AAAAA state girls’ soccer playoffs after going 2-14 the previous season. The sophomore c...
March 13, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Austen Godwin
Austen Godwin brings a potent overall game to the Riverwood boys’ soccer team’s lineup with his strong defense and scoring. But more than that, the junior defender/midfielder also provides leadersh...
March 13, 2014 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Atlanta girls’ soccer jumps out to stronger start
The 2013 season was a comeback year for the North Atlanta girls’ soccer team, which went 10-8 and qualified for the Class AAAAA state playoffs after going 2-14 in ’12. The Lady Warriors appear to b...
March 13, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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