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Cherokee girls outlast Etowah in region semis
One day after its highest-scoring game of the season, Cherokee handled Etowah’s slow tempo to pick up a 41-34 win and clinch a spot in the Region 5AAAAAA championship game Friday.
February 12, 2016 11:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodstock falls in region semifinal
Third-seeded Woodstock fell behind quickly against second-seeded Milton and went on to lose 63-48 in the Region 5AAAAAA semifinals Friday at Etowah High School.
February 12, 2016 11:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teasley teams win pair of crowns
Though the Cherokee boys basketball team missed out on the state playoffs this year, the future of the Warrior program looks bright after the seventh- and eighth-grade teams at Teasley Middle Schoo...
February 12, 2016 11:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wood Brothers scale back operations
It’s been 10 years since the Wood Brothers completed a full NASCAR season, and they stopped trying to make it to the track each week in 2009.
February 12, 2016 11:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Injured Bosh pulls out of All-Star Game; Horford in
Chris Bosh’s All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began.
February 12, 2016 11:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Greyhounds bested in semifinal
Woodstock overcame a weeklong break and a slow start to reach the Region 5AAAAAA championship game with a 45-36 win over Pope on Friday at Etowah.
February 12, 2016 10:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Injured Bosh pulls out of All-Star Game; Horford in
Chris Bosh’s All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began.
February 12, 2016 10:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wood Brothers scale back operations
It’s been 10 years since the Wood Brothers completed a full NASCAR season, and they stopped trying to make it to the track each week in 2009.
February 12, 2016 10:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chipper Jones, Hines Ward in Georgia Hall of Fame class
Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones and four-time Pro Bowler Hines Ward are among eight who will be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame this month.
February 12, 2016 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creekview's Davis, Johnson joins Etowah's Rechsteiner in state finals
Creekview's Bryce Davis and Braden Johnson will each have an opportunity at consecutive championships, while Etowah's Bronson Rechsteiner will get another chance at his first.
February 12, 2016 11:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Alstyne named top AD of Class AAAAAA
Since becoming Etowah’s athletic director five years ago, Bob Van Alstyne has been focused on improving the school’s athletic department.
February 12, 2016 11:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five to wrestle for state championships
DULUTH — In a streak that dates back to the 1973-74 season, at least one Cobb County wrestler has taken home a championship at the state meet. Now five local wrestlers — Wheeler’s Aslan Kilic, Pope...
February 12, 2016 11:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Sequoyah boys reach region final
Sequoyah beat Sprayberry 77-70 in Friday's Region 7AAAAA semifinal at Forsyth Central, clinching a spot in the region championship game.
February 12, 2016 11:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors overcome slow start; will play for region championship
MARIETTA – North Cobb’s resurgent second half lifted the Warriors to a 59-42 win over six-seed Hillgrove in the Region 4AAAAAA semifinal matchup at the Marietta Garden on Friday.
February 12, 2016 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pressure keys Lady Indians' win in semis
McEachern played a constant defense in Friday’s Region 4AAAAAAA semifinal, forcing North Cobb into 29 turnovers.
February 12, 2016 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wildcats romp into 5AAAAAA title game
Al-Wajid Aminu scored a game-high 24 points and top-seeded Wheeler coasted past fifth-seeded Pope for a 71-31 win in Friday’s semifinals of the Region 5AAAAAA tournament at Etowah.
February 12, 2016 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison girls advance to region title game for first time
MARIETTA – A dominant first half from the Lady Hoyas allowed Harrison to cement its place in the Region 4AAAAAA finals with a 59-39 win over Hillgrove Friday at the Marietta Garden.
February 12, 2016 11:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep roundup: North Cobb Christian to play for Region 6A title
Demierre Brown scored 14 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter as North Cobb Christian pulled away for a 70-57 victory over Whitefield Academy in the Region 6A tournament at Christian Heritage on ...
February 12, 2016 10:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Wildcats edged out in region quarters
WOODSTOCK — It was never easy, but Etowah found just enough offense to get back to the state playoffs with a 38-34 win over Wheeler in Thursday’s quarterfinal-round game of the Region 5AAAAAA tourn...
February 12, 2016 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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