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Lions aim for region title repeat in game against GAC
Lovett has secured a spot among the elite teams in Class AA the last couple of years, winning the state championship last year and advancing to the quarterfinals the season before. The Lions appear...
October 30, 2014 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster earns trip to Columbus for state finals
Westminster is the lone local team standing as it gets ready to travel to Columbus for the Class AAA state softball finals Thursday through Saturday. The Wildcats (24-8) defeated Appling County in ...
October 30, 2014 09:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Jackson Pearce
Jackson Pearce kept North Atlanta’s hold on the boys’ individual title at the Atlanta Public Schools cross country championships at Grant Park Oct.15. The sophomore won the boys’ title with a time ...
October 30, 2014 09:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Harley Sebastian
Harley Sebastian has enjoyed another outstanding season as she finishes up her high school volleyball career at Lovett. The senior outside hitter has already begun to reap the rewards of her succes...
October 30, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spartans look to build on big win over Riverwood
As it did last year, North Springs experienced its share of growing pains through its first five games of the 2014 season. However, everything fell into place for the Spartans in their game against...
October 23, 2014 08:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster wins as state tournament begins
Westminster advanced one step closer to a possible third consecutive state finals appearance with a first-round victory in the Class AAA volleyball tournament last week. The Wildcats, the second-se...
October 23, 2014 08:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Ciara Sadaka
Pace’s Ciara Sadaka has established herself as one of the best girls’ water polo players in the state since taking up the sport as a seventh-grader. The junior central defender has recently wrapped...
October 23, 2014 08:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Willie Candler
Willie Candler played a big role last year in Lovett’s march to the Class AA state football championship. The senior quarterback continues to be a potent presence offensively this season with both ...
October 23, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Mount Vernon continues to make strides
With a team dominated by sophomores, Mount Vernon Presbyterian is still experiencing its share of growing pains in year two of coach Ryan Zimmerman ’s tenure. The young Mustangs are 2-4 overall and...
October 16, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area teams qualify to play in state softball playoffs
Class AAA team Westminster, along with AA squads Lovett, Pace and Holy Innocents’, have earned spots in the state softball playoffs with top-four finishes in region tournaments last week. Each team...
October 16, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Ahmir Lee
Mount Vernon Presbyterian has enjoyed a little bit of resurgence in recent games and Ahmir Lee has been a big reason for that. The 6-foot, 220-pound sophomore running back has emerged as a player t...
October 16, 2014 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Serena Tripodi
Serena Tripodi came close to winning a state cross country championship as a freshman last year with a runner-up finish in the Class AA girls’ race at the state meet in Carrollton. She ran the 5-ki...
October 16, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Calendar
The Skill Factory volleyball tryouts The Skill Factory will be holding volleyball tryouts in October and November at St. James UMC on 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road. Tryouts for ages 10 through 12 wi...
October 16, 2014 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster undefeated through midway point
If things continue to go in the second half of the season the way it has in the first part, it could be a very special season for Westminster. The Wildcats — who were off last week — find themselve...
October 09, 2014 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams begin play in area volleyball tourneys
With the regular season now behind them, local volleyball teams are competing in their area tournaments this week as they aim for spots in the upcoming state tournament. Last year’s Class A private...
October 09, 2014 08:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Mason Rooney
Mason Rooney is finishing up her outstanding volleyball career at Westminster with yet another big season. The senior setter is leading the team in kills (209), aces (81) and assists (354) as well ...
October 09, 2014 08:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Connor Dolan
Connor Dolan has been a jack-of-all-trades for Holy Innocents’ this season. The 5-foot-9, 166-pound senior has provided plenty of sparks on offense at quarterback, running back and wide receiver fo...
October 09, 2014 08:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverwood off to strong start in 2014 season
A year ago, Riverwood enjoyed a breakthrough season as it earned its first state playoff berth since 2001. The Raiders appear to be continuing to build on the progress they made in 2013 with a 4-1 ...
October 02, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball teams looking ahead to region tourneys
With the regular season winding down, the area’s softball teams are now looking forward to their region tournaments. Holy Innocents’, Pace and Lovett will be contending for Class AA state playoff s...
October 02, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Jay Dukes
It has taken some time for Riverwood’s Jay Dukes to get the knack of playing football in his first season in the sport. It appears the 6-foot-2, 190-pound junior defensive end is finally getting th...
October 02, 2014 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Elizabeth Graves
Riverwood’s Elizabeth Graves has emerged as a runner to watch during the first month of the 2014 cross country season. The sophomore put together another strong performance at the Fulton County Pub...
October 02, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Softball game to pit seniors against 12-year-olds
In 2011, Al Whitton organized a softball game between two teams of the Sandy Springs All-Timers as a way to help older natives of the city relive their glory days of youth sports. This year he is g...
October 02, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Football Forecast
Riverwood and Westminster will each try to remain undefeated in week six of the football season. Last week: 7-0 (22-5 overall) Riverwood Raiders (4-0, 2-0) at Forsyth Central Bulldogs (2-2, 1-1) Wh...
September 25, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams begin to enter region portion of schedule
The area’s football teams are now beginning to get into the main part of their region schedules as they enter the middle part of the 2014 season. Riverwood (4-0, 1-0) will try to maintain its undef...
September 25, 2014 08:51 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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