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North DeKalb 2014 Football Preview: TUCKER
After falling short of the Class AAAAA championship last season, the Tucker Tigers will have to settle for redeeming themselves in the state’s highest classification...
August 20, 2014 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Selmon, Zoller reach semis at World Juniors
Former Pace star Kenny Selmon and Holy Innocents’ standout Chelsea Zoller had high hopes as they entered the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., July 22 through 27. Sel...
August 07, 2014 07:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local lacrosse player wins three golds at tourney
Paul Thomas has established himself locally as a youth lacrosse organizer and coach. The 50-year-old Buckhead resident has shown he has some skills as a player as well. Thomas displayed his playing...
August 07, 2014 07:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident ready for another U.S Amateur shot
Chris Waters played in his first U.S. Amateur Championship golf tournament two years ago, failing to make the cut in his initial attempt on the Cherry Hills course in Denver. Now, the 27-year-old B...
July 31, 2014 09:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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75-year-old Gough wins squash world title
Most athletes’ careers are long finished by the time they reach their 70s. However, Michael Gough is just getting started. The 75-year-old Buckhead resident, a native of England, has established hi...
July 31, 2014 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead youths can receive free golf tourney tickets
State Bank and Trust Co., the title sponsor for the U.S. Amateur Golf Championships at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, plans to give away 5,000 free Aug. 17 event vouchers to youth organi...
July 30, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb County holds Football Media Day
Last Wednesday, most of the football teams in DeKalb County made their way to Tucker High for the 14th annual...
July 22, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory hosts intense soccer camp
Last week, 90 soccer players got a better idea of how soccer will be in college during Emory’s seventh annual Elite Residential Camp...
July 15, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area runners finish strong at Peachtree
A number of current and former local high school standouts came away with top 100 finishes among the 60,000 runners who participated in the Peachtree Road Race Friday. Leading the way among the loc...
July 10, 2014 09:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young tennis trainer Offutt loaded with experience
Because of his well-traveled past, which included a lot of tennis, Connor Offutt already has enough experience to train others at a relatively young age...
July 02, 2014 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Track Club leader preparing for Peachtree
The Atlanta Track Club is not a one-trick pony. Though the Buckhead-based nonprofit runs the world’s largest 10-kilometer run, the Peachtree Road Race, it organizes dozens of other competitions. “W...
June 26, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Pius grad trains younger tennis players
While preparing for the next level of tennis, recent St. Pius graduate Blaine Boaz is already preparing for a career away from the court...
June 18, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Briarcliff Community sports legends reunite Saturday
    This Saturday, former football, softball and baseball players and coaches from the Briarcliff Community Sports youth program will reunite...
    June 18, 2014 11:29 AM | 3 3 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb Aquatics swimmers push to get stronger
    At the moment, the DeKalb Aquatics swim team is a young bunch so the center of coach Melissa Wilborn’s focus is strength...
    June 11, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stokan confident Peach Bowl can get national title game bid
    Gary Stokan is hoping the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl will secure the bid to college football’s 2018 national title game. Stokan, the bowl’s president and CEO, talked about it and related subjects Thurs...
    June 05, 2014 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week
    Jack Larkin--MARIST

    Marist senior Jack Larkin became a three-time state champion when the War Eagles secured the lowest score of 296 in the Class AAAA Golf Championship...
    May 28, 2014 05:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    St. Pius tennis coach retires as champion
    After 35 years, Chuck Byrd felt it was time to let someone else coach the St. Pius boys’ tennis team. But at least he got another state title on his way out...
    May 22, 2014 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Male Athlete of the Week
    David McNabb--ST. PIUS X

    St. Pius senior David McNabb was very close to being able to only cheer for his teammates in the Class AAA boys’ soccer championship game...
    May 22, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week
    Alex Cameron--DUNWOODY

    For the past two years, the final results of the Class AAAAA GHSA Girls’ State Track Championships listed Dunwoody senior...
    May 22, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marist girls’ soccer repeat in coach’s final game
    Last Saturday, the Marist girls’ soccer team punctuated the 2014 season with not only a perfect record but a second consecutive...
    May 22, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marist loses to Alexander in extra innings
    Last Thursday in the second round of the Class AAAA playoffs, the Marist baseball team lost the series finale to Alexander 6-5 at home...
    May 14, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Female Athlete of the Week
    Carlin Zaprowski--MARIST

    Recently, Marist junior goalkeeper Carlin Zaprowski was named DiVarsity.com Class AAAA player of the year.
    May 14, 2014 01:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teams advance in state soccer playoffs first round
    Several local teams advanced to the second round as the state soccer playoffs got underway last week. In the Class AAAAA girls’ soccer playoffs, North Atlanta (16-2) — the top-seeded team from Regi...
    May 08, 2014 08:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    GHSA boys' state track and field finals begin Thursday
    DeKalb County will have plenty of representation at the GHSA Boys’ Track and Field Championships which begin Thursday in Jefferson...
    May 07, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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