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GHSA sets new rules for volleyball tryouts, area tournaments
Prep volleyball in the state of Georgia will have options starting in 2016. In a Georgia High School Association executive committee meeting that took place earlier this month, the option of having...
April 26, 2015 11:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach accused of physical harassment: Department of Athletics will conduct a comprehensive review into the claims
Kennesaw State University women’s basketball coach Nitra Perry was accused of verbal and physical harassment toward her players, according to a video published Friday by KSU Owl Radio, the universi...
April 26, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Generations of Marietta High alumni come together for inaugural basketball game
More than 30 former players joined four former coaches from as far back as the 1960s in the event at what’s now Marietta Middle School.
April 26, 2015 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn finally dodges past Atlanta
On their seventh try this season, the Nets finally got a victory over Atlanta. Get another one Monday, and they will be all even with the No. 1 seed in this Eastern Conference series.
April 26, 2015 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Curry’s 39 help Warriors wrap series sweep
Stephen Curry had 39 points, eight rebounds and nine assists and Golden State cruised to 109-98 victory over New Orleans on Saturday night, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series.
April 26, 2015 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simmons’ homer sparks Atlanta’s surge to victory
Andrelton Simmons ended Atlanta’s scoreless drought with one big swing. With new life late in the game, the Braves’ losing streak was soon behind them, too.
April 26, 2015 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compton, Day lead rain-logged Zurich Classic
Erik Compton birdied three of five holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of t...
April 26, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons' Dimitroff has good medical reports on Ray, Gurley
Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff says he believes Missouri defensive end Shane Ray, whose toe injury kept him from participating in the NFL combine, will be ready for the start of t...
April 24, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft
The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody.
April 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB
Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.
April 27, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Violations run the gamut for KSU programs
Mishandling of nearly $5,000 for international student housing and suspensions for impermissible workouts highlight 26 secondary violations the Kennesaw State athletic department reported from Jan....
April 26, 2015 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep roundup: Hoyas, Mustangs in top 10 after first round of Billy Peek invite
Harrison and Kennesaw Mountain have a lot of work to do if they expect to challenge for the title of the inaugural Billy Peek Invitational.
April 26, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Favored Marietta, McEachern win region track titles
The threat of inclement weather pushed the Region 4AAAAAA track and field championships up a day, but that didn’t prevent the prohibitive favorites from running away with the titles Friday at McEac...
April 25, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope girls clinch region championship in first season as Class AAAAAA program
The Pope girls won the Region 5AAAAAA track and field championships quite convincingly Friday night at Woodstock.
April 25, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: McEachern stuns KMHS; Harrison wins region title
Trailing by three runs going to the bottom of the seventh inning, McEachern scored four runs to stun Kennesaw Mountain 9-8 in a regular season-ending Region 4AAAAAA victory.
April 25, 2015 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campbell walks off for first playoff berth in 23 years
The last time Campbell’s baseball team made the state playoffs, none of its players had been born, making Thursday’s victory over South Cobb that much sweeter.
April 24, 2015 01:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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100-mile relay run to raise funds for charity
The girls lacrosse program at Pope High School will hold its first “Heavenly Hounds” 100-mile relay Saturday, benefiting the Curing Kids Cancer charity.
April 24, 2015 01:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Allatoona boys clinch region track title
Allatoona’s boys track and field program scored 109 points to capture its first region championship, beating defending champion and meet host New Manchester (94) for the Region 5AAAAA title.
April 24, 2015 01:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Harrison girls roll to 18th straight region title
The Harrison girls golf team’s region championship streak reached an 18th straight year as it won the Region 4AAAAAA title by 73 shots Wednesday at Governors Towne Club.
April 23, 2015 12:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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