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Hot bats help Ola's early charge
Around this time last season, the Ola Mustangs were barely over the .500 mark but the same can’t be said this year due to improved production at the plate...
March 25, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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ECLA girls’ track team focused on repeating
With five more track and field meets before sectionals, ELCA coach Scott Queen said he is feeling optimistic about the final meets of the season...
March 25, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Carter Perkins--OLA

Durable is a good way to describe Ola senior catcher Carter Perkins...
March 25, 2015 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grace Smoak--STRONG ROCK CHRISTIAN

Strong Rock Christian senior forward Grace Smoak leads the team in goals and hopes to lead the Lady Patriots back to the Class A playoffs...
March 25, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union Grove baseball excels early
Even though the Union Grove baseball team made the Class AAAAA playoffs last year and finished with a 16-12 record, the beginning of the 2014 season wasn’t something the Wolverines could be proud o...
March 18, 2015 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wolfpack join lacrosse scene
The Woodland girls’ lacrosse team is the next of its kind in Henry County and head coach Heather McCormick has the Lady Wolfpack doing things a little differently...
March 18, 2015 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Matthew Moody--CREEKSIDE CHRISTIAN

For the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association Division I-AA state championship in Milledgeville on Feb. 28, Creekside Christian senior Matthew Moody...
March 18, 2015 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hayley Hall--LOCUST GROVE

Locust Grove senior Hayley Hall heard from fellow athletes that she would like Andrews College, in Cuthbert, and a vote of confidence from the women’s soccer coach didn’t hurt either...
March 18, 2015 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County reservoirs open for fishing
The Henry County Water Authority and its Cubihatcha Outdoor Education Center opened the regular public fishing season the first full weekend in March. The opening day of the regular fishing season ...
March 11, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson wins Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Kevin Harvick blew an engine in practice and went to the back of the field for the start of Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1. He said it was just a chance to put on ...
March 11, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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ECLA’s lacrosse team competes at varsity level
Last year, Henry County had just one lacrosse team, the Union Grove Lady Wolverines. Now there are two more teams representing the area and the ELCA Chargers...
March 11, 2015 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Ronald Blain--UNION GROVE

Even though a hand injury cut Ronald Blain’s senior season short, it’s not going to prevent him from playing college basketball...
March 11, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeAndra Greer--WOODLAND

The Girls’ GHSA Track and Field State finals begin on May 7 this year and Woodland senior sprinter DeAndra Greer said she hopes to leave there as one of the top performers...
March 11, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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ELCA girls fall to SACA in playoffs
The SACA Lady Warriors were determined to return to Macon and possibly defend their Class A title and the ELCA Lady Chargers couldn’t prevent it...
March 05, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Kalen Roberts--DUTCHTOWN

For the past two years, Kalen Roberts has been a full-time soccer player at Dutchtown and a part-time student at Clayton State. But next year when...
March 05, 2015 01:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Griffin Alexander--ELCA

After all the grappling and recording of pins and takedowns at the 2015 GHSA Wrestling Championships in Macon last month, ELCA junior Griffin Alexander...
March 05, 2015 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle's Landing's Horton named Coach of the Year
Sometimes when region end-of-the-year awards are on the verge of being announced, the statistics have to be thrown out and exceptions are necessary...
March 05, 2015 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodland girls fall to Mays
Just before halftime, Woodland was right there with Mays, but in a matter of seconds the Lady Wolfpack were trailing by double digits and never recovered en route to a...
February 26, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Justin Ruffin--UNION GROVE

In Macon on Feb. 14, Union Grove wrestler Justin Ruffin capped a 45-2 record by winning the 132-pound Class AAAAA championship...
February 26, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodland girls cruise into second round of Class AAAAA playoffs
It took Woodland almost the entire first quarter to figure out South Effingham but once the Lady Wolfpack did, they essentially coasted to the second round of the Class AAAAA playoffs...
February 17, 2015 09:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Taylor Delasbour--LOCUST GROVE

After scoring more than 1,200 points for the Locust Grove girls’ basketball team, senior Taylor Delasbour is the program’s all-time leading scorer...
February 17, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dazmon Cameron--ELCA

Even though Dazmon Cameron has the chance to be the first overall pick in this June’s MLB Draft, the centerfielder has steered majority..
February 10, 2015 05:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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ECLA football players ink scholarships
On Feb. 4, ELCA senior offensive lineman Ryan Meneely became the latest Charger football player to sign with Auburn...
February 10, 2015 05:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luella celebrates three football signings
Not only did the Luella football program add to its legacy of signings on Feb. 4, but there was a little history mixed in as well...
February 10, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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