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Disastrous road trip continues for Atlanta
Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
August 02, 2015 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yellow Jackets relish program's growing recognition
Defensive tackle Adam Gotsis is pleased Georgia Tech is drawing some respect in preseason polls and rankings.
August 02, 2015 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gordon missing victory in final races into retirement
Jeff Gordon’s request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time champion has been feted with a parade, bourbon, an 18-liter bottle of wine, even a track named in h...
August 02, 2015 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merritt takes charge with Bohn, Schniederjans near
Troy Merritt couldn’t miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn’t make anything.
August 02, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isner reaches fifth Atlanta final in last six years
Two-time defending champion John Isner rallied to reach his 19th ATP Tour final and fifth in the Atlanta Open, beating friend Denis Kudla 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 on Saturday.
August 02, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hall bids for comeback after losing ’14 to Achilles injuries
No one around the Washington Redskins harbors doubt about whether DeAngelo Hall has the know-how and competitive spirit necessary to come back from two operations on a torn Achilles tendon.
August 02, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Falcon dabbles as intern coach
Mike Peterson got chills as he walked onto the practice field to start training camp Friday. And that was before fans gave him a warm reception.
August 02, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quinn takes hands-on camp approach
Dan Quinn brought a hands-on coaching style to his first Atlanta Falcons’ training camp Friday. It was most obvious when his hands were in blocking pads.
August 01, 2015 12:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wreck changes Newton’s view on life
Cam Newton glances down at the faded yellow hospital bracelet on his left wrist, twirls it around with his fingers and contemplates how much his view of life has changed since an automobile acciden...
August 01, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owls begin their first preseason push
Kennesaw State took the field for the first time Saturday, in preparation for its inaugural season of football.
August 02, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Sequoyah coach, local teacher Merges returns as school’s athletic director
Mark Merges coached the Chiefs’ cross country and girls track and field programs more than a decade ago when he was a teacher at Arnold Mill Elementary School.
August 01, 2015 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dixie officials prepare for added festivities
Dixie Speedway won’t be hosting as many shows in August, as filming for the movie “Champion” takes over for two weeks, so officials will be providing an extra treat for fans.
August 01, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local swimmers bid for championships in state parks and recreation competition
Local swimmers took to the pool over the weekend in Cumming, representing Cherokee County in the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association’s state championships.
July 31, 2015 01:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After senior season lost to recovery, Cloy finds new home at South Carolina State
As Elijah Cloy began his junior year at Creekview in 2013, he was on track. Solid academically and a member of the cross country and track and field teams, Cloy was beginning to draw interest from ...
July 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local 4-H group qualifies three young athletes for national championship
Three members of the 4-H Cherokee Gold Archery team medaled at the recent Georgia Games and are now eligible for the State Games of America.
July 29, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Football conditioning signals start of fall sports action for local high schools
Saturday marked the official start of the fall athletic season as football programs around the state were allowed to hold conditioning practice for the first time under Georgia High School Associat...
July 25, 2015 11:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Roundup: Hines helps Georgia win in challenge match
Ryan Hines scored a crucial half-point as Georgia held on for an 8½-7½ victory in the Georgia-South Carolina Junior Challenge Match on Saturday.
July 25, 2015 11:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dixie set to take breaks from action to allow filming of ‘Champion’ to take place
Racing fans won’t have many chances to see the drivers in action at Dixie Speedway, as the track will take two weekends off in August while filming for the inspirational feature “Champion” takes over.
July 25, 2015 01:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Roundup: Hines a winner for Georgia team in challenge match
The Peach State led the Palmetto State 5-3 after the opening round of the Georgia-South Carolina Junior Challenge Match in Bluffton, S.C., thanks in part of the performance of Woodstock resident Ry...
July 25, 2015 01:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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