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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial names new head football coach
Lenny Gregory admits he can be an intense guy. But coupled with high energy, a positive attitude and passion, that intensity bodes well for his coaching style. “I am a motivator and big believer in...
April 10, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton prep for state playoff surge
As the weather heats up and the foliage regains its hue, the fields are ripe for north Fulton’s girls’ lacrosse teams to make a run at a state title. Milton begins the season as defending state cha...
April 10, 2015 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Andrew Thomas
Andrew Thomas plays at a consistently high level for the Roswell boys’ lacrosse team. The senior attackman can always be counted on and has proven to be an asset both on and off the field, said coa...
April 10, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Caroline Beasley
Caroline Beasley is usually the first person on the tennis court and the last to leave. She is playing at No. 2 singles slot for King’s Ridge and coach Brenda Clinton said in addition to stellar pl...
April 10, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Peyton Masters
Peyton Masters is a relentless competitor, whose work ethic on and off the field is exemplary. But it’s her quiet leadership that earns the respect of her teammates said coach Andy Trevers. “She wi...
April 10, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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LAX POWER: North Fulton 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...
April 03, 2015 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sebastian Guzman
It’s the intangibles that make Sebastian Guzman an exceptional athlete. The Centennial striker, midfielder is a go-to weapon who contributes to his team both on and off the field. During a game aga...
April 03, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tiffany Elam
Tiffany Elam’s strong work ethic translates well both on and off the golf course. The Cambridge senior is a great role model both as a player and teammate, said coach Sara Klein. “She has a strong ...
April 03, 2015 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams looking ahead to region tournaments
North Fulton’s high school basketball teams are beginning to look ahead to possible postseason berths as they wrap up their regular-season schedules this week. In the Region 6AAAAAA boys’ standings...
February 04, 2015 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 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 Thursday through Saturday. The meet begins Thursday with ...
February 04, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Patrick Cusick
Patrick Cusick is once again expected to be among the top contenders in his events when the GHSA State Swimming and Diving Championships get underway at Georgia Tech this weekend. The Alpharetta se...
February 04, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Abby Grant
Abby Grant has been a key part of St. Francis’ rise to the elite level of Class A girls’ basketball. The 5-foot-9 senior guard and Syracuse signee has kept her play at a high level this season, ave...
February 04, 2015 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Friday, Feb. 6 Blessed Trinity at Douglass, 7 p.m. Centennial at Habersham Central, 7:30 P.M. Johns Creek at Lambert, 7:30 p.m. Milton at Roswell, 7:30 p.m. Northview at Alpharetta,...
February 04, 2015 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 72 72 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 | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Titans continue winning ways under new coach
Blessed Trinity entered the 2014-15 season with a new coach as Patrick Hughes replaced Brian Marks at the helm. While they have a new coach, the Titans – who went 23-8 and advanced to the second ro...
January 28, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Paladins continue to shine this season
Coming off of a breakthrough season a year ago, Fellowship Christian continues its forward trajectory in the 2014-15 season. The Lady Paladins continue to thrive with an 11-6 overall record and 5-4...
January 28, 2015 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Jackson Svete
Blessed Trinity’s Jackson Svete has stepped up to a key role for the Titans in only his second year on the varsity. The 6-foot-1 junior shooting guard leads the team in scoring with 13 points a gam...
January 28, 2015 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Friday, Jan. 30 Walker at Fellowship, 7 p.m. Cambridge at North Springs, 7:30 p.m. Centennial at North Forsyth, 7:30 p.m. Chattahoochee at South Forsyth, 7:30 p.m. Decatur at Blesse...
January 28, 2015 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bears continue progression in season three
Cambridge continues to make steady progress as it enters the homestretch of its third varsity boys’ basketball season. The Bears are close to surpassing their win total of a year ago, when they wer...
January 21, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local teams compete at Westminster event
A number 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. Alp...
January 21, 2015 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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