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Falcons dig big hole, fall to Newnan
NEWNAN — Pebblebrook’s Region 3AAAAAA woes continued in Newnan. J.K. Britt ran for three touchdowns in the first half as Newnan jumped out to a 28-point lead at the break, resulting in a 35-6 setba...
October 25, 2014 02:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christian Heritage spoils Walker’s homecoming
MARIETTA — After holding their first halftime lead of the season, Walker’s defense surrendered 23 second-half points in a 26-7 loss to Christian Heritage on Friday.
October 25, 2014 02:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfpack end Devils’ playoff hopes
DALLAS — An unsuccessful 2-point conversion attempt with 39 seconds left in the game thwarted Marietta’s comeback as the Blue Devils fell to North Paulding, 42-41 on Friday. Trailing by seven point...
October 25, 2014 02:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osborne posts largest victory since 2008
MARRIETA — Osborne made their first meeting with Cross Keys in 49 years one the Indians would likely prefer to forget.
October 25, 2014 02:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitefield Academy falls to St. Francis in fourth quarter
MABLETON — Despite a strong defensive effort, Whitefield Academy could not muster enough offense as it was defeated by St. Francis 14-7 on Friday.
October 25, 2014 02:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagles fly past Wildcats
MARIETTA — Wheeler’s defense kept Etowah’s high-powered offense in check for three quarters, but the Eagles exploded for 21 fourth-quarter points, en route to a 31-13 win at Corky Kell Stadium. Eto...
October 25, 2014 02:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henley's putting gets him lead at Sea Island
Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at noon to tell him he’s the best putter in the world. He didn’t need one Friday in the McGladrey Classic.
October 24, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banged-up Falcons face tough Lions test in London
UPDATE: They're on a four-game losing streak and banged-up on both sides of the line. Frankly, the Falcons as a team are looking questionable for Sunday's London showpiece game against the Detroit ...
October 24, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chubb’s play keeps Bulldogs rolling
Thanks to Nick Chubb, concerns about Georgia’s running game have subsided even as Todd Gurley’s status remains uncertain.
October 24, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Allatoona set to claim second region championship
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 07:44 pm
  • Lemon Street could really score points
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 07:38 pm
  • South Cobb, Campbell have Region 3AAAAAA playoff hopes on line
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 07:35 pm
  • Pebblebrook still looking for first region victory
    by Maurice Dixon
    MDJ Sports Writer
    10.23.14 - 07:32 pm
  • Hillgrove riding wave of offensive momentum into game against Harrison
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 07:27 pm
  • Wattley giving McEachern D a lift
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 07:24 pm
  • Osborne entertains Cross Keys for first time in nearly 50 years
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 07:15 pm
  • After brief post-homecoming lapse, Owls look for strong finish to fall practice period
    Kennesaw State’s football team began practice Wednesday with a position-vs.-position tug-of-war, drawing cheers and high fives from players and coaches that would be expected in a conference champi...
    October 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Cobb has second largest scoring day in program history to remain in Region 3AAAAAA playoff race
    AUSTELL — Behind the arm of quarterback Kylil Carter and his receiving corps, South Cobb lit up the scoreboard with 42 first-half points, on their way to a 62-39 win over the Campbell Spartans. “We...
    October 25, 2014 02:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mount Paran Christian continues offensive onslaught with shutout of Trion
    KENNESAW — Third-ranked Mount Paran Christian scored touchdowns on offense, defense, and special teams to leap over the latest hurdle in its still-undefeated season with a 42-0 victory over Trion.
    October 25, 2014 02:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kell set for title shot
    MARIETTA — Kell overcame a slow start with a strong second half as the Longhorns defeated North Atlanta 35-7 in a Region 7AAAAA (B) game at Cobb Energy/Corky Kell Stadium Friday. After leading only...
    October 25, 2014 02:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hoyas win with Nunez’s charge
    Quarterback takes over in final minute, leads Harrison to pivotal win
    October 25, 2014 02:28 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Day runs ’Hounds to final touchdown, delivers Trojans another late setback
    Carson Day would not be denied as he carried a host of tacklers into the end zone to give Pope a 39-35 comeback victory over Lassiter on Friday.
    October 25, 2014 02:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jackson runs Indians to a lopsided win
    Behind Sam Jackson’s 206-yard rushing on 11 carries, McEachern remained unbeaten in Region 4AAAAAA with a 40-14 win over Kennesaw Mountain on Friday.
    October 25, 2014 02:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week - Benaiah Franklin - Wheeler Football Wide Receiver
    Wheeler junior Benaiah Franklin wore many hats in Wheeler’s 48-29 win over Pope on Friday. Franklin shined at receiver, where he had four catches for 176 yards­ the first being a 90-yard touchdown....
    October 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week - Jada Armstrong - Allatoona Volleyball Outside Hitter
    Allatoona junior outside hitter Jada Armstrong was consistent up front, helping the Lady Buccaneers win a lengthy five-set battle 25-17, 30-28, 18-25, 26-28, 18-16 over Northgate in the first round...
    October 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Allatoona gets off to quick start, clinches return to Columbus
    Allatoona unleashed its offensive firepower Thursday, beating River Ridge 8-3 in the decisive third game of their second-round Class AAAAA state playoff series.
    October 24, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hoyas to honor their greats
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    10.23.14 - 12:30 am
  • Prep Roundup: Four bound for Columbus
    by MDJ staff reports
    10.23.14 - 12:28 am
  • North Cobb stuns Walton, ends Lady Raiders' four-year reign
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    10.22.14 - 12:56 am
  • McEachern seventh in Class AAAAAA poll
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    10.22.14 - 12:55 am
  • Owls dominate Pinetree tourney
    by MDJ staff reports
    10.22.14 - 12:53 am
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