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Northside tennis teams in hunt for state title
The postseason has begun for spring sports and as the school year moves into its final frame, Northside tennis teams are on the hunt for a state championship. In Class AA, both boys’ and girls’ tea...
May 01, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Alex Ross
Golf is a sport that requires more than physical ability. Players are asked to be both mentally and physically strong to make a statement on the golf course. In spite of his youth, Alex Ross has do...
May 01, 2015 09:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside track teams in region meets
Northside track teams are in the midst of region championships and these final meets of the season will determine who moves on to the state championships. At the Region 7-AAAAA championship held Ap...
May 01, 2015 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs' Rigsby runs Boston Marathon for charity
While the weather may not have been ideal, the experience of running in the Boston Marathon Monday was thrilling enough for Sandy Springs resident Scott Rigsby. Rigsby, who in 2007 became the first...
April 23, 2015 10:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside teams take a swing at title
Although it is played in singles and doubles, tennis is indeed a team sport and Northside teams are jockeying for position as the state playoffs loom near. Region tournaments end April 18, with the...
April 10, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Trey Blasingame
Westminster’s boys’ soccer team is pumping on all cylinders as the season grinds to a close. As region tournament play draws near, the team has a talented bunch of competitive players who are ready...
April 10, 2015 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside boys' lacrosse 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...
March 31, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Thomas
The stellar play of Dylan Thomas has not gone unnoticed on the soccer field for Holy Innocents’ boys’ soccer team. The senor attacker is a very good technical attacker and is normally a good perfor...
March 31, 2015 09:29 AM | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sofia Kurtz
Sofia Kurtz is a phenom as an athlete and a scholar. The North Atlanta senior is a dual athlete in tennis and soccer and has an impressive resume heading into the final stretch of her high school c...
March 31, 2015 09:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County schools cancel classes; Atlanta, Cobb open
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH NEWS THAT THE FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DISTRICT CANCELLED FRIDAY CLASSES) With the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for north Georgia, inclu...
February 20, 2015 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local standout athletes sign with colleges
Getting a college scholarship is the dream of many high school athletes. A number of local prep standouts made that dream a reality last Wednesday when they signed letters of intent with colleges o...
February 14, 2015 07:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster boys, Marist girls win A-AAAAA swim titles
The Westminster boys and Marist girls came away with state titles at the GHSA Swimming and Diving Championship at Georgia Tech in Midtown last Saturday. Westminster clinched the Class A-AAAAA boys’...
February 14, 2015 07:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Nieja Crawford, AIS
Nieja Crawford has come a long way in a short period of time in her three-year high school basketball career at Atlanta International. The 5-foot-10 junior point guard certainly didn’t take very lo...
February 14, 2015 07:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Harrison Moncino, Pace
Harrison Moncino finished his final high school diving season the same way he ended the previous two – with a state championship. The Pace senior standout and Sandy Springs resident won his third c...
February 14, 2015 07:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitefield coach out after eight seasons
Told Whitefield Academy “was going in a different direction with the football program,” longtime Wolfpack coach Jimmy Fields began searching for other opportunities. Fields found one, accepting a h...
February 14, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 82 82 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 in Midtown Thursday through Saturday. All area squads wil...
February 04, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area football stars ready to ink with Division I schools
A number of local football standouts have committed to NCAA Division I colleges and are ready to sign on the dotted line on National Signing Day today. Westminster’s Russell Ude will join the ranks...
February 04, 2015 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Derek Cox
Derek Cox has certainly been busy rewriting the Westminster swimming record book this season. In the span of 11 days last month, the junior standout has set new school records in three different in...
February 04, 2015 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Khayla Pointer
Khayla Pointer of Holy Innocents’ has picked up where she left off from her outstanding freshman season of a year ago. The 5-foot-9 sophomore point guard is second on the team in scoring with 14 po...
February 04, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sports Schedule
Boys Basketball Thursday, Feb. 5 Griffin Christian at Weber, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 Hapeville at Lovett, 7 p.m. Holy Innocents’ at KIPP Atlanta, 7 p.m. Pace at Wesleyan, 7 p.m. Westminster at The...
February 04, 2015 09:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights ascend to state elite in Class AA
Pace’s first season in Class AA has been successful, to say the least. With a 17-2 overall record and a perfect 9-0 mark in Region 6AA, the Knights have quickly made their mark in their new classif...
January 28, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats step it up a notch in new classification
For Westminster, the 2014-15 has been a big step forward in both its classification — moving up from Class AA to AAA, and its fortunes on the court. It has been a breakthrough season for the Wildca...
January 28, 2015 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Male Athlete of the Week-Wendell Carter Jr.
It has not taken Pace’s Wendell Carter Jr. long to establish himself among the elite high school players in the nation. The 6-foot-10, 240-pound sophomore center is recognized as one of the top pla...
January 28, 2015 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Female Athlete of the Week-Hannah Morgan
Hannah Morgan has clearly established herself as Westminster’s go-to player this season. The 5-foot-11 junior guard leads the team in scoring with 18 points a game, has averaged six rebounds per co...
January 28, 2015 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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