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ELCA hires new baseball coach and assistant coach
After guiding the ELCA baseball team to a pair of state championships in nine years, baseball coach Doug Campbell officially decided to step down as head coach Monday...
May 20, 2015 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnett Bailey--HENRY COUNTY

Henry County senior Barnett Bailey only had two chances to leave Jefferson with a gold medal and he was not going to let his final opportunity slip away...
May 20, 2015 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton's Roberts wins three gold medals at track finals
The Henry County boys’ track teams did not see a load of overall success at the 2015 GHSA Track and Field State Championships last weekend but there were some athletes who made a statement individu...
May 20, 2015 12:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Week 3 results; Week 4 races today
Week 3 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags took to the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton on May 8. The early-season non-points competition intensified from the get-go as s...
May 15, 2015 09:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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T'aja Cameron--ELCA

For the second straight year, ELCA sophomore T’aja Cameron left Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany with more gold...
May 13, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Matthew Krueger--ELCA

This past September, Limestone College sent ELCA senior Matthew Krueger sent a letter about playing baseball...
May 13, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union Grove girls in hunt for Class AAAAA golf title
After winning the Region 4-AAAAA championship, the Union Grove girls’ golf team earned an automatic bid to the state finals and will compete for the Class AAAAA title...
May 13, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys track & field finals begin Thursday in Jefferson
Eagle’s Landing will be one of eight Henry County schools represented Thursday through Saturday at the 2015 GHSA Boys’ Track and Field Finals in Jefferson...
May 13, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedway salutes Week 2 winners, preview Week 3
Week 2 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drag and Show-N-Shine hit the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton on May 1. Amanda Prince of Griffin claimed her second victory in a ...
May 08, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A.J. Spencer--UNION GROVE

Because of his ability to excel at the plate and on the mound for Union Grove, right-handed pitcher A.J. Spencer is expected to be a two-way player...
May 07, 2015 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Tori Shook--ELCA

At Valdosta State next year, ELCA senior cheerleader Tori Shook will cheer for all the sports teams and competitively...
May 07, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union Grove baseball players sign scholarships
On April 28th, the Union Grove baseball team added another highlight-worthy moment to its 2015 season when eight seniors signed scholarships to play baseball in college...
May 07, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jordan Long--ELCA

ELCA junior Jordan Long shot a team-low 71 to help the Chargers capture the Area 3-A private championship...
April 29, 2015 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Rachael Schultz--OLA

Ola senior Rachael Schultz is not the first soccer player to sign a scholarship, but she is the program’s first player to sign a scholarship on the Division-I level...
April 29, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dynamite Sports hosts recruiting seminar at Ola
This past Monday in the basketball gym at Ola, Dynamite Sports founder and president Rick Wire conducted his hour-long seminar, The Student-Athlete and College Recruiting...
April 29, 2015 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove baseball and three other teams start playoffs Friday
After a rain-filled month of April, the 2015 version of the GHSA baseball playoffs will still begin tomorrow as originally scheduled and four teams...
April 29, 2015 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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George Rodriguez--EAGLE'S LANDING

Eagle’s Landing junior George Rodriguez may be soft spoken and of few words but on the soccer field this season, his impact has been very loud...
April 24, 2015 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ashlee Tolbert--UNION GROVE

Despite having just two years of high school and club-level volleyball experience, Union Grove senior Ashlee Tolbert will continue her volleyball career...
April 24, 2015 10:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area players join forces at Truett-McConnell
Four of Henry County’s best volleyball players will all be on the same college court and side of the net soon...
April 24, 2015 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union Grove meets Luella at Turner Field on Friday
Last year, Union Grove and Luella were scheduled to play at Turner Field but the weather prevented this memorable moment for the players and coaches, not just once, but twice...
April 15, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Creations’ Agan signs with Point University
On April 13, New Creation Christian Academy senior Tyler Agan signed his letter of intent to join the men’s cross country team at Point University in West Point...
April 15, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Josh Fellows--LOCUST GROVE

Locust Grove senior Josh Fellows’ time as a high school catcher may be winding down but on the other hand, that also means he is getting closer to wearing a helmet, chest protector and leg guards f...
April 15, 2015 02:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christian Yancey--ELCA

Due to unfortunate circumstances, ELCA senior Christian Yancey will not graduate as a gold medal-winning hurdler but the good thing...
April 08, 2015 12:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Kelly Aycock--LOCUST GROVE

Locust Grove senior Kelly Aycock said she thought her performances in gymnastics of late weren’t the best but the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater noticed...
April 08, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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