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Knights ascend to state elite in Class AA
Pace’s first season in Class AA has been successful, to say the least. With a 17-2 overall record and a perfect 9-0 mark in Region 6AA, the Knights have quickly made their mark in their new classif...
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Wildcats step it up a notch in new classification
For Westminster, the 2014-15 has been a big step forward in both its classification — moving up from Class AA to AAA, and its fortunes on the court. It has been a breakthrough season for the Wildca...
January 28, 2015 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Wendell Carter Jr.
It has not taken Pace’s Wendell Carter Jr. long to establish himself among the elite high school players in the nation. The 6-foot-10, 240-pound sophomore center is recognized as one of the top pla...
January 28, 2015 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Hannah Morgan
Hannah Morgan has clearly established herself as Westminster’s go-to player this season. The 5-foot-11 junior guard leads the team in scoring with 18 points a game, has averaged six rebounds per co...
January 28, 2015 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
SCHEDULE Boys Basketball Thursday, Jan. 29 Dominion Christian at Weber, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 Lithonia at St. Pius X, 7 p.m. Redan at Marist, 7 p.m. Wesleyan at Lovett, 7 p.m. Cambridge at Nort...
January 28, 2015 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams prepare for state meet at competition
Most of the local swimming teams will be joined by some of the top squads in the state at the 45th annual Metro Atlanta swimming and diving championships at Westminster Friday and Saturday. Host We...
January 21, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans, freshmen help Lady Scots thrive
Galloway took a step forward in its first year under new coach Kiesha Brown last season – improving to 12-11 after going 8-14 in the 2012-13 campaign. The Lady Scots continue to make strides in the...
January 21, 2015 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Niko Stines
With yet another strong season North Atlanta’s Niko Stines has assured himself of another trip to the state swimming meet. The junior standout has qualified for six events in the state meet, which ...
January 21, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Claire Thompson
Claire Thompson has been a key player for Galloway during her entire four-year high school career. The senior guard has played an even more important role this season as one of the team’s three co-...
January 21, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Thursday, Jan. 22 Griffin Christian at Holy Spirit Prep, 7:30 p.m. Weber at Loganville Christian, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 Galloway at Fulton Leadership, 7 p.m. KIPP Atlanta at Pac...
January 21, 2015 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist finishes third at state wrestling duals
Marist came away with a third place finish in the Class AAAA competition at the GHSA state wrestling duals in Macon last weekend. The War Eagles defeated Howard 72-11 in the first round and scored ...
January 21, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Bears ready for region challenges after tourney win
Coming off a title-winning performance at a tournament during the holiday season, Holy Innocents’ is now ready to take on the challenges of its region schedule in its first season in Class AA. With...
January 14, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by Staff Reports
    12.10.14 - 03:32 pm
  • Mustangs back on winning track this season
    The 2013-14 season was one to forget for Mount Vernon Presbyterian, which struggled to a 2-20 record. Things are looking much better so far in the 2014-15 campaign for the Mustangs, who are 6-4 ove...
    January 14, 2015 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week-Autumn Burnette
    Mount Vernon Presbyterian has bounced back strongly last year’s two-win season and Autumn Burnette has been a big reason for that, to say the least. The 5-foot, 10-inch junior guard has guided the ...
    January 14, 2015 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week-Sam Asbury
    Sam Asbury stepped to the forefront for Holy Innocents’ in its march to the Sandestin Beach Blowout championship during the holiday season. The 6-foot, 3-inch senior wing player and team co-captain...
    January 14, 2015 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster names Downes athletic director
    Westminster has named Tim Downes as its new athletic director to succeed Rusty Hudson , who is retiring at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Downes is currently the athletic director at Emory Uni...
    January 14, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Area teams return to league action after holiday tourneys
    Things begin to get more serious for the area’s basketball teams as they enter the main part of their region schedules. In Subregion B of the Region 7AAAAA boys’ standings, Riverwood (9-6, 3-1) lea...
    January 07, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local teams battle for spots in state competition
    Local wrestling teams begin their quests for state championships in earnest as they compete in their area duals this weekend The top two finishers in each area will qualify for the state duals meet...
    January 07, 2015 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Braves executives talk about player changes
    By stockpiling young talent, the Atlanta Braves are following through on a plan to make its farm system one of the top five in the majors again. That was the message from Braves President John Schu...
    January 06, 2015 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Year in review: Local teams, athletes shine once again in 2014
    It was another memorable year for local high school sports, with a number of teams and athletes adding to the area’s already impressive number of state championships and other squads having unforge...
    December 31, 2014 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holy Innocents’ hosts some of nation’s best at tournament
    A number of the top high school wrestling teams in the nation will be on hand at the seventh annual Prep Slam tournament at Holy Innocents’ this weekend. Holy Innocents’ will host a 34-team field t...
    December 31, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week-Lila Claire Best
    Lila Claire Best has led the way for Riverwood with strong performances at the state swimming and diving meet the last two years. The senior standout — a U.S. Naval Academy signee — will get one mo...
    December 31, 2014 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week-Matt Lewis
    If the early part of the 2014-15 wrestling season is any indication, Mount Vernon Presbyterian’s Matt Lewis could be a wrestler to watch by the time the postseason comes around. The junior has comp...
    December 31, 2014 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Butker, Georgia Tech to face Mississippi State
    A year ago, Harrison Butker made his college football bowl debut for Georgia Tech as the Yellow Jackets played in the Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn., losing to Ole Miss 25-17. The former Westm...
    December 24, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by Staff Reports
    12.04.14 - 09:10 am