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War Eagles looking to soar again
Woodward is primed for another strong season after advancing all the way to the Class AAAA semifinals last year, its best fall since 1980, when the War Eagles won the state title. Woodward, which l...
August 21, 2015 01:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA team
Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there's an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million. A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler, which also...
April 23, 2015 07:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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SACA edged by St. Francis for girls' Class A title
The girls’ private-school Class A state title literary slipped from the grasp of SACA into the hands of St. Francis...
March 08, 2015 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta boxing comes to south Fulton
Union City Boxing Club, 4035 Great West Pkwy., Union City,headed by trainer Gerald Shivers, will host Amateur Boxing Series I with DJ Nabs Saturday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15. The special attraction...
January 30, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 148 148 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 | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Both ELCA teams defeat OLM
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday went well for both Eagle’s Landing Christian basketball teams...
January 20, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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New-look Silverbacks make 2014 home debut Saturday
With eight new players and Eric Wynalda as the new manager, the Atlanta Silverbacks are hoping to repeat...
April 16, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cash aims to stay perfect Sunday night
Thanks to Route 30 Promotions, there will be a full slate of professional and amateur boxing matches taking place at the Mansion Elan this Sunday night...
February 18, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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20 Years Later: A look back at the Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding rivalry
Tonya and Nancy. Mention those names to figure skating fans, or even to those with little interest in the sport, and there’s an immediate response of recognition. “Ah, the whack on the knee.” “Oh, ...
December 31, 2013 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creekside wins Class AAAAA football title
After enduring tragedy at the beginning of the season, the Creekside High School football team alleviated that situation the best way possible...
December 17, 2013 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creekside versus Tucker is bigger than just a championship
Tonight at the Georgia Dome, Creekside and Tucker...
December 13, 2013 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Metro & DeKalb Week 9 Football Scores
Week 9 Football Results...
October 19, 2013 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luella tests progress against Lovejoy on Friday
To start the season, Luella played two of the best teams in Class AAAAAA from last year and the Lions were dominated on the road...
October 16, 2013 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dutchtown seniors place names atop record books
Dutchtown seniors Brandon Robertson and Rodel Shorter played their way to the top of the football program’s record books on the same night...
October 16, 2013 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Lofton Tidwell--LANDMARK CHRISTIAN

Coming into the season, Landmark Christian coach Wayne Brantley knew Nolan Bryant would fill one of the two open spots at safety...
October 15, 2013 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Keyonia Degrate--BANNEKER

Banneker junior Keyonia Degrate is passionate about the game of basketball but plays the game of softball well too...
October 15, 2013 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Langston Hughes defense in shutdown mode
Langston Hughes’ last three opponents have had a tough time scoring. Could Newnan be next in line when the Panthers welcome the Cougars to Fairburn...
October 15, 2013 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creekside caps long trek at Whitewater
It’s a good chance the Creekside Seminoles’ final stop of their four-game road trip will be their toughest when they meet the Whitewater Wildcats on Friday...
October 15, 2013 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Metro Week 8 Scores
Week 8 Football Results in the South Metro Area...
October 12, 2013 12:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
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Therrell's Callaway meets Jon Gruden
After realizing a phone call he received from ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden wasn’t a hoax...
October 09, 2013 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creekside, Landmark both seek 7-0 mark
Creekside and the rest of the South Fulton teams will need to be extremely focused this week since all of their games will be on the road...
October 09, 2013 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dutchtown, Eagle's Landing both eye important region win
Both Dutchtown and Eagle’s Landing suffered close losses last week and only one team is guaranteed to bounce back...
October 09, 2013 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week
Keion Davis--LANGSTON HUGHES

Langston Hughes senior running back Keion Davis has covered a good amount of ground on his road to 2,000 yards...
October 08, 2013 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week
Rachel Ware--WOODWARD ACADEMY

Against Blessed Trinity and St. Pius on Oct. 1, Woodward Academy senior Rachel Ware was very impressive...
October 08, 2013 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Female Athlete of the Week
    Kyah Dumas--THERRELL
    by Maurice Dixon
    mdixon@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.13 - 02:14 pm