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New Falcons head coach to speak in Buckhead
New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn will speak at the Buckhead Business Association’s signature luncheon Tuesday at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. The event is set for 11:30 ...
June 16, 2015 04:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood boys' soccer celebrates season under new coach
From the moment he came to Riverwood to interview for the vacant head soccer coach position, Jeff Welp has left a lasting impression on his players, fellow coaches and school administrators. “I was...
May 26, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity Combine to raise funds for homeless people
The inaugural Trinity Combine will take place Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgia Tech’s George C. Griffin track and field complex in Midtown. It is a one-day decathlon event in which 126 parti...
May 16, 2015 10:51 AM | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowden speaks in Buckhead
To Bobby Bowden, all human beings were born incomplete. “The void we have in our lives, God made us with a void in our lives,” the former Florida State head football coach said during the Guys Nigh...
May 11, 2015 09:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs' Rigsby runs Boston Marathon for charity
While the weather may not have been ideal, the experience of running in the Boston Marathon Monday was thrilling enough for Sandy Springs resident Scott Rigsby. Rigsby, who in 2007 became the first...
April 23, 2015 10:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA team
Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there's an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million. A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler, which also...
April 23, 2015 07:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside teams take a swing at title
Although it is played in singles and doubles, tennis is indeed a team sport and Northside teams are jockeying for position as the state playoffs loom near. Region tournaments end April 18, with the...
April 10, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Trey Blasingame
Westminster’s boys’ soccer team is pumping on all cylinders as the season grinds to a close. As region tournament play draws near, the team has a talented bunch of competitive players who are ready...
April 10, 2015 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside boys' lacrosse teams take play to next level
The boys’ lacrosse season is in full bloom and Northside teams are ready to compete in a league full of talented rosters. While the road to a state title is filled with tough battles and a little b...
March 31, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Thomas
The stellar play of Dylan Thomas has not gone unnoticed on the soccer field for Holy Innocents’ boys’ soccer team. The senor attacker is a very good technical attacker and is normally a good perfor...
March 31, 2015 09:29 AM | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sofia Kurtz
Sofia Kurtz is a phenom as an athlete and a scholar. The North Atlanta senior is a dual athlete in tennis and soccer and has an impressive resume heading into the final stretch of her high school c...
March 31, 2015 09:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County schools cancel classes; Atlanta, Cobb open
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH NEWS THAT THE FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DISTRICT CANCELLED FRIDAY CLASSES) With the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for north Georgia, inclu...
February 20, 2015 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facility propels young players into college
The Sandy Springs Tennis Center has become an arena for social networking where talented players develop their skills in a competitive environment. The center, located on Abernathy Road, has been i...
February 18, 2015 05:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local standout athletes sign with colleges
Getting a college scholarship is the dream of many high school athletes. A number of local prep standouts made that dream a reality last Wednesday when they signed letters of intent with colleges o...
February 14, 2015 07:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster boys, Marist girls win A-AAAAA swim titles
The Westminster boys and Marist girls came away with state titles at the GHSA Swimming and Diving Championship at Georgia Tech in Midtown last Saturday. Westminster clinched the Class A-AAAAA boys’...
February 14, 2015 07:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Nieja Crawford, AIS
Nieja Crawford has come a long way in a short period of time in her three-year high school basketball career at Atlanta International. The 5-foot-10 junior point guard certainly didn’t take very lo...
February 14, 2015 07:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Harrison Moncino, Pace
Harrison Moncino finished his final high school diving season the same way he ended the previous two – with a state championship. The Pace senior standout and Sandy Springs resident won his third c...
February 14, 2015 07:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitefield coach out after eight seasons
Told Whitefield Academy “was going in a different direction with the football program,” longtime Wolfpack coach Jimmy Fields began searching for other opportunities. Fields found one, accepting a h...
February 14, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team, individual titles up for grabs at Georgia Tech
Several local teams and individual swimmers will be competing for state titles at the GHSA Swimming and Diving Championship at Georgia Tech in Midtown Thursday through Saturday. All area squads wil...
February 04, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area football stars ready to ink with Division I schools
A number of local football standouts have committed to NCAA Division I colleges and are ready to sign on the dotted line on National Signing Day today. Westminster’s Russell Ude will join the ranks...
February 04, 2015 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Derek Cox
Derek Cox has certainly been busy rewriting the Westminster swimming record book this season. In the span of 11 days last month, the junior standout has set new school records in three different in...
February 04, 2015 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Khayla Pointer
Khayla Pointer of Holy Innocents’ has picked up where she left off from her outstanding freshman season of a year ago. The 5-foot-9 sophomore point guard is second on the team in scoring with 14 po...
February 04, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Thursday, Feb. 5 Griffin Christian at Weber, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 Hapeville at Lovett, 7 p.m. Holy Innocents’ at KIPP Atlanta, 7 p.m. Pace at Wesleyan, 7 p.m. Westminster at The...
February 04, 2015 09:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone-faced Holyfield has starring role in road rage commercial
Flashing the same stone-faced glare that once was so familiar in the boxing ring, Evander Holyfield appeared headed toward another fight. This time the challenge came from a hot-tempered motorist w...
January 29, 2015 01:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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