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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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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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McKay reinstated as committee chair
Atlanta Falcons team president Rich McKay was reinstated as chairman of the NFL’s powerful Competition Committee, the league said Thursday, after a nearly five-month suspension.
August 28, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spieth struggles in opening round of Barclays
The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.t
August 28, 2015 12:20 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
Heading into Wednesday’s game against Allatoona, Lassiter coach Jason Campbell had a heart to heart with his team about their play.
August 27, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller’s mark of futility lives on
Brandon Barnes had three hits, including a two-run homer, and the Colorado Rockies extended Atlanta right-hander Shelby Miller’s winless streak to 18 starts with a 6-3 victory over the Braves.
August 27, 2015 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mahan in need of strong finish at The Barclays
Recent history is what gives Hunter Mahan a level of optimism he would not ordinarily have at The Barclays.
August 26, 2015 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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
The Cobb County Tournament will have a new location and a new champion. Fourteen volleyball teams will battle Saturday at Allatoona, one year after Marietta played host to the tournament
August 28, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Harrison wins with squeeze
Brooke Etheridge scored the game-winning run on a squeeze play in the eighth inning, and Harrison withstood Hillgrove for a 3-2 win Thursday.
August 28, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Cobb native Ginepri retires from pro tennis
Robby Ginepri, a semifinalist at the 2005 U.S. Open, retired after 14 years on the ATP World Tour. The Cobb County native’s agency, Octagon, announced his decision Thursday.
August 27, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kell puts 28-game regular-season winning streak on line against Lassiter; both teams look for 2-0 start
Kell will put its 28-game regular-season winning streak on the line tonight against Lassiter. The Trojans were the last team to beat the Longhorns in the regular season, topping them 42-13 on Sept....
August 27, 2015 11:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope’s new staff, systems present challenge for South Cobb
South Cobb and Pope both started the 2015 season with unfavorable results, but one team will avoid an 0-2 start tonight when the Eagles and Greyhounds meet at Clay Stadium.
August 27, 2015 11:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saunders era begins at Pebblebrook
After one season at Cross Keys, Kevin Saunders has taken the reins at Pebblebrook, hoping to change the Falcons’ image into a sustainable winning program.
August 27, 2015 11:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brady wants Campbell to start fast
Campbell won its season opener for the fourth year in a row after downing South Atlanta last week. That’s good news for the Spartans, who, in the past, have been able to channel that momentum into ...
August 27, 2015 11:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jones putting emphasis on Osborne’s line play
Osborne should be at full strength against Lakeside-DeKalb tonight at DeKalb County’s Adams Stadium.
August 27, 2015 11:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison, Wheeler hope to ride running games to 2-0 start
While both Harrison and Wheeler would prefer to start region play with 2-0 records, starting the regular season that way will add confidence for both teams after they missed the state playoffs last...
August 27, 2015 11:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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