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Prep football season opens in North Fulton
This week, each prep football program in the north Fulton County territory will play its first or second contests of the 2015 campaign with many intriguing matchups taking place Friday. Alpharetta ...
August 26, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial volleyball off to fast start
Last season, the Centennial volleyball team won 30 contests and had a winning record but missed the postseason. This season, the Knights are back on the court ready to make another push towards a p...
August 26, 2015 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Topgolf Alpharetta hosts Championship Cup
Golf enthusiasts and professionals alike are teeing up for Topgolf Alpharetta’s upcoming championship series. The Topgolf Championship Cup is a two-person team competition that will be held August ...
August 12, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hockey team moves to Fulton County
It has been a few years since local hockey fans have had an opportunity to enjoy a hometown team play. That will soon change as a junior hockey team with players ranging in age from 17 to 20, has r...
July 17, 2015 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Jewish Community Center partners with Atlanta Hawks
The Atlanta Hawks enjoyed a historic year this season and created quite a bit of buzz, not only in the NBA, but around metro Atlanta. The team and its players and staff have a wide reach in the com...
July 17, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta-based A5 Volleyball helping year-round athletes
No matter the sport, it has become increasingly clear that in order to be a world-class athlete, one must train and compete as one. And the earlier the start, the better. From baseball, to track an...
June 19, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Paladins look to build from "exciting" year
This was an extremely exciting year for soccer at Fellowship Christian. Both soccer teams made it to the semifinals of the Georgia High School Association Class A-private semifinals. The boys’ team...
June 12, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Titans Elite Track Club is developing athletes
At the Georgia High School Association’s boys’ track meet this season, Tyson Spears medaled in four events. The rising Roswell senior won second place in the Class AAAAAA long jump, third place in ...
June 12, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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King's Ridge wins second title in a row
All season long King’s Ridge’s varsity baseball team found a way to adjust to the demands of a grueling season. And in the end, it all paid off. The Tigers were crowned state champions in the Georg...
June 05, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blessed Trinity nabs back-to-back titles
The Blessed Trinity baseball team had a pretty routine regimen this school year. When the last school bell of the day rang at 2:45 p.m., players had until 3:30 p.m. to make it to the field for the ...
June 05, 2015 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Hornets enjoy season full of 'great moments
At the beginning of the season, Roswell’s first-year varsity soccer coach Will Roney’s expectations were simple, in a complex sort of way—play good, consistent soccer, make it out of the Region 5-A...
June 05, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cambridge boys' golf team wins Class AAAAA state title
Several factors come into play when a team is fortunate enough to win a state title. For the Cambridge boys’ golf team, long hours of practicing and a dedication to win earned them a Georgia High S...
June 02, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Omar Lewis
Mo Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com Omar Lewis is calm, cool and collected on the soccer field.His experience of playing high level soccer for many years gives the coaches the ability to not str...
June 02, 2015 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell boys' lacrosse win back-to-back titles
While it’s hard enough to win one state championship in the very competitive high school lacrosse circuit, Roswell has done it twice, winning its second consecutive title May 16. The Hornets, who w...
June 02, 2015 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton girl's lacrosse team captures 10th title
The Milton girl’s lacrosse team capped a “very exciting” season with a state title in class AAAAAA May 16. “We played seven teams ranked in the top 25 nationally and three were ranked in the top fi...
May 28, 2015 01:38 PM | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton tennis teams move into Elite Eight
The state tournament for prep tennis is well under way and several north Fulton teams are making a push to be the last team standing in the final round at the finals May 9 at Clayton County Interna...
May 01, 2015 09:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Postseason baseball begins for North Fulton teams
The baseball state championship games are next month and with region champions crowned and the playoffs beginning Friday, it is only a matter of time before the tourney crowns its winners. Three no...
May 01, 2015 09:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton soccer teams in hunt for state title
The prep soccer season has narrowed the field of teams in contention for a state championship and the road to Mercer, and a title begins this week. The Cambridge boys’ soccer team is in the hunt fo...
May 01, 2015 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: David Ashcom
It has been a great year for the Cambridge boys’ tennis team. In the midst of a run at a state title, the Bears have worked hard to find success on the tennis courts this year. Among the team’s lea...
May 01, 2015 09:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton golf teams make postseason push
he region/area golf tournament wrapped recently, with several north Fulton teams having a chance to bring home a state title. Sectionals begin May 4 and the state tournament will be held May 18. Mo...
May 01, 2015 09:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial athletics looks to make sports safer
In the fall of 2014, Centennial athletic director Billy Kirk was looking for a way to improve concussion protocol measures for athletes. He was approached by local dentist Dr. Gary Nelson, who was ...
April 17, 2015 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Nicole Haigwood
Nicole Haigwood is a tenacious tennis player who can go toe-to-toe with any player she will face this season. Armed with a strong serve and volley, her strong play on the tennis court belies her ha...
April 17, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton golf teams prep for region tourneys
The Masters just concluded in Augusta this weekend and while professional golf may or may not be in the future for north Fulton prep golfers, it is a new day and a new season. As region golf tourna...
April 17, 2015 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton teams take a swing at state title
Although it is played in singles and doubles, tennis is indeed a team sport and teams are jockeying for position as the state playoffs loom near. Region tournaments end April 18, with the first rou...
April 10, 2015 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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