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Atlanta Junior Rowing Association athletes creme of the crop
Amidst the heat and humidity of the hot and hazy days of summer, there is a quest to find refuge from the steamy temperatures. Near the water’s edge, whether it be beach or pool, there is a cool br...
June 26, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons' Quinn: Foundation set for success
Dan Quinn has three rules for the Atlanta Falcons as he enters his first season as the team’s head coach. “First is protect the team. Second, no complaining; no excuses. And third, be early,” he sa...
June 23, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Northside teams enjoy stellar spring season
It’s been a great spring sports season for area teams, with many nabbing titles, accolades and historic moments, proving once again that a bevy of talented athletes call Northside home. There is no...
June 16, 2015 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside alum drafted by MLB
Two Northside alum are headed to the Big Leagues to play professional baseball. Jalen Miller, a 2015 graduate of Riverwood was drafted in the third round, 95th overall by the San Francisco Giants. ...
June 16, 2015 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster boys' soccer ready to pounce in 2016
Westminster has a rich tradition of highly competitive athletics and this season the boys’ soccer team did not disappoint. The Region 4-AAA champions had a special year and coach Scott Snyder said ...
June 09, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charlie's Angels: Lovett track coach says goodbye
It was the spring of 2000 and Charlie Finch was just beginning his career as a track and field coach for Lovett. Back then, the squad was relatively small, consisting of four or five distance runne...
June 09, 2015 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett boys' golf team wins title
After winning the Georgia High School Association Class AA championship, Lovett boys’ golf coach Greg Hyde said he received an email from a player’s father. In the email, Hyde said the parent thank...
June 02, 2015 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster girls' soccer caps season with Class AAA title
The season for the Westminster girls’ soccer team has been “nothing short of magical,” their coach said. The team capped its season with a Georgia High School Association Class AAA state title agai...
June 02, 2015 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Chelsea Zoller
a mission. The Holy Innocents’ track member was expected to repeat as champion in the girls’ state track meet May 7 to 9 and regardless of the results, which were not available at press time, the 1...
May 29, 2015 07:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta International boys' soccer clinch state title
From the first tryouts in January to a state championship, this has been an enjoyable season for the Atlanta International boys’ soccer team. “We had a fantastic turnout at try outs and we knew we ...
May 26, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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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  • Whitefield coach out after eight seasons
    by Carlton D. White
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.14.15 - 06:33 pm
  • ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: McKenzie Semrau
    McKenzie Semrau is a playmaker and leader for the Atlanta Girls’ School soccer team. “McKenzie is an asset on this team on the field as a center midfielder due to her skill set and ability to see t...
    May 26, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster tops record season with boys' lacrosse title
    Mo Burge mburge @neighbornewspapers.com This will be a season for the boys’ lacrosse record books at Westminster. The Wildcats ended with a record of 20-2, lost those two games by a total of three ...
    May 26, 2015 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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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    Northside tennis teams in hunt for state title
    The postseason has begun for spring sports and as the school year moves into its final frame, Northside tennis teams are on the hunt for a state championship. In Class AA, both boys’ and girls’ tea...
    May 01, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Alex Ross
    Golf is a sport that requires more than physical ability. Players are asked to be both mentally and physically strong to make a statement on the golf course. In spite of his youth, Alex Ross has do...
    May 01, 2015 09:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Northside track teams in region meets
    Northside track teams are in the midst of region championships and these final meets of the season will determine who moves on to the state championships. At the Region 7-AAAAA championship held Ap...
    May 01, 2015 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 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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    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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