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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 | 19 19 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 | 18 18 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 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 | 23 23 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 | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 33 33 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 | 35 35 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 | 34 34 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 | 33 33 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 | 34 34 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 | 36 36 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 | 43 43 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 | 43 43 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 | 42 42 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 | 95 95 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 | 95 95 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 | 90 90 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 | 92 92 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 | 94 94 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 | 104 104 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 | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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