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Owls enter final week of prep heading into inaugural game
KENNESAW — The Kennesaw State football program has already worked its way through many firsts — first signing class, first fall practice, first fall scrimmage, first spring practice, first spring g...
August 29, 2015 03:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors lose fourth-quarter lead
KENNESAW — With each team searching for its first win of the season after facing difficult competition in last week’s opener, North Gwinnett picked up a dramatic 29-28 non-region victory over North...
August 29, 2015 02:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller Grove spoils opener for Saunders, Pebblebrook
AUSTELL — New Pebblebrook coach Kevin Saunders knew he had some work to do when he took over the Falcons program, now he’s going to have to wait a little longer to post his first win as their head ...
August 29, 2015 02:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lakeside-Dekalb holds off late Osborne rally
ATLANTA — Osborne was unable to recover its own onside kick with 22 seconds remaining and the Cardinals fell 26-20 to Lakeside-DeKalb at Adams Stadium on Friday.
August 29, 2015 02:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Being home team can be blessing and curse for Lewisberry
Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it's like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League...
August 28, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope can’t convert on opportunities against challenging Cherokee defense
Cherokee got just enough run support and some effective pitching from Kindell Reeves to hold off Pope and win 3-1 on Thursday in a Region 5AAAAAA game.
August 28, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bauta appears out of running for starting job
The competition to be Georgia’s starting quarterback appears to be down to Brice Ramsey and Greyson Lambert. Coach Mark Richt still isn’t ready to name a starter.
August 28, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves tread through lost season
This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse.
August 28, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Depth of receivers grows beyond Jones, White
Like all NFL teams, the Atlanta Falcons have some worrisome positions. Receiver isn’t one of them. Julio Jones and Roddy White are the primary targets, of course, but there’s plenty of depth behind...
August 28, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Lassiter keeps fielding issues to a minimum, shuts out Allatoona
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.27.15 - 12:03 am
  • Eagles record shutout to open new stadium
    KENNESAW — A heavy dose of Taylor Trammell and a suffocating defensive effort allowed Mount Paran Christian to open Catherine Steele Sewell Stadium with a resounding 35-0 victory over rival Whitefi...
    August 29, 2015 02:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sermon, Yellow Jackets sting Mustangs’ rally bid
    MARIETTA — Behind a game-high 111 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Trey Sermon, along with a late defensive stand, Sprayberry held off Kennesaw Mountain’s fourth-quarter comeback and emerged w...
    August 29, 2015 02:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hoyas win with defensive tenacity
    KENNESAW — Harrison didn’t have its best offensive showing against Wheeler, but its defensive performance was another story.
    August 29, 2015 02:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Walton uses 30-point second half to rout Marietta
    MARIETTA — Walton built up plenty of momentum for next week’s showdown with east Cobb rival Lassiter as the Raiders cruised to a 40-0 victory over Marietta at Raider Valley on Friday. The Raiders w...
    August 29, 2015 02:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hillgrove finds enough offense to hold off Shiloh
    POWDER SPRINGS — Behind the play of their opportunistic defense and timely offense, Hillgrove hung on for a 27-19 victory Friday over Shiloh.
    August 29, 2015 02:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Cobb gets confidence-booster
    AUSTELL — Despite being outplayed in the second half, South Cobb was able to hold off Pope and earn its first win of the season, a 27-12 victory at Clay Stadium on Friday night.
    August 29, 2015 02:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buccaneers get back on track
    ACWORTH — How long does it take an inexperienced football team to grow up? If it’s Allatoona, it takes about seven days. One week after struggling offensively in a season-opening loss to East Pauld...
    August 29, 2015 02:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Cobb Christian has record-setting performance
    KENNESAW — North Cobb Christian took advantage of a mistake-prone Cross Keys, scoring 46 first-half points as the Eagles cruised to a dominating 53-0 win, the largest margin of victory in program h...
    August 29, 2015 02:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nobles leads Campbell rout of Stone Mountain
    SMYRNA — Senior quarterback Jawan Nobles passed for 138 yards and three touchdowns and two running backs eclipsed 100-yards rushing as Campbell improved to 2-0 with a 38-8 rout of Stone Mountain on...
    August 29, 2015 02:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Annual Buccaneer Bash's field hits 34 teams
    The brainchild of Allatoona softball coach Troy Pirkle, the Bash started in 2011 as a 16-team event hosted by four schools, but it quickly grew to 26 teams at eight sites the following year.
    August 28, 2015 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Without Walton, title up for grabs at county tournament
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    08.28.15 - 12:29 am
  • Prep Roundup: Harrison wins with squeeze
    by MDJ staff reports
    08.28.15 - 12:22 am
  • East Cobb native Ginepri retires from pro tennis
    by MDJ staff and wire reports
    08.27.15 - 11:50 pm
  • Pope’s new staff, systems present challenge for South Cobb
    by Maurice Dixon
    MDJ Sports Writer
    08.27.15 - 11:33 pm
  • Saunders era begins at Pebblebrook
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.27.15 - 11:28 pm
  • Brady wants Campbell to start fast
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.27.15 - 11:24 pm
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