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Sprayberry’s late rally falls short at South Paulding
DOUGLASVILLE — In a closely contested battle between two emerging Class AAAAA programs, South Paulding earned a 24-19 victory over Sprayberry on Friday.
August 23, 2014 02:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dutchtown clamps down on Osborne
HAMPTON — Osborne’s non-region season of rebuilding kicked off with a 21-7 loss Friday night at Dutchtown.
August 23, 2014 02:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wesleyan shuts down Walker offense; Casper denied first victory as head coach
MARIETTA — Wesleyan used a balanced ground attack and an efficient passing game to put away an outmanned Walker 45-7 Friday at Don Robertson Field.
August 23, 2014 02:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Devezin’s 274 yards prove too much for Marietta to handle
MARIETTA — Etowah coach Dave Svehla came into Friday’s season opener with the task of keeping Marietta’s backfield duo — quarterback Brenton Martin and tailback KirVonte’ Benson — off the field.
August 23, 2014 02:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors wilt in heat of opener
Attrition was the name of the game as North Cobb visited Northside-Warner Robins, with temperatures at kickoff in the 90s and the heat index soaring toward the triple digits.
August 23, 2014 02:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks re-sign backup guard Shelvin Mack
The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed guard Shelvin Mack, who general manager Danny Ferry says proved to be a good fit for coach Mike Budenholzer's system.
August 22, 2014 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Football Hall of Fame finds high-tech home
Visitors to the new College Football Hall of Fame will find 100-year-old artifacts have found a new home in the digital age.
August 22, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hester looking for Falcons' rebound against Titans
From his vantage point in Chicago, Devin Hester saw the Atlanta Falcons as a consistent playoff contender. As a free agent, Hester, 31, was looking for a new home that could give him a good chance ...
August 22, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 1 starts its journey: McEachern opens with familiar opponent
While there are no high stakes involving McEachern’s meeting with North Gwinnett at Walter Cantrell Stadium on Saturday at the Corky Kell Classic, the No. 1 Indians are looking for a little retribu...
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nunez runs, passes Harrison past Pope in season-opening victory
KENNESAW — Harrison used a big first half to take control of the game early as the Hoyas went on to defeat Pope 40-21 in the season opener for the Cobb teams at Bruce Cobleigh Stadium Friday.
August 23, 2014 02:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheeler opens season with big road victory
DULUTH — Wheeler started the 2014 season with a lucky bounce, breaking open a close game as the Wildcats beat Duluth 24-6 at Cecil Morris Field. “I think it went really well,” said Wheeler quarterb...
August 23, 2014 02:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach Ryan Brady gets first win with 48-6 rout of South Atlanta
SMYRNA — Heading into Friday’s night’s home opener, first-year coach Ryan Brady wasn’t sure what to expect from his Spartans on offense.
August 23, 2014 02:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Cobb nearly pulls off upset
Early on in Friday’s game, South Cobb’s plan to upset the defending Class AAAAA champion was panning out. Then Creekside got its running game going.
August 23, 2014 02:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Allatoona finally able to exact its revenge on rival
Allatoona overcame four lost fumbles, 80 yards in penalties, a missed field goal and a missed extra point to beat Region 5AAAAA rival East Paulding 27-21 on Friday night at Cobb Energy/Buccaneer St...
August 23, 2014 02:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raiders win to open Dixon era
Chris Jensen’s 29-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference as Walton rallied for a 16-13 victory over South Gwinnett.
August 23, 2014 02:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Cobb goes on road to face traditional power
Northside-Warner Robins opened its doors in 1963. North Cobb opened its doors five years prior. While the two schools have history on their side, the Eagles have tradition, as evidenced by their 13...
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillgrove hosts cross-county rival Lassiter
Lassiter and Hillgrove don’t know each other all that well, with the teams playing in different regions since Hillgrove opened its doors in 2006.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Region 6A: Eagles open with stern test in ELCA
Mount Paran Christian wants to be a state championship caliber team, and beating Eagle’s Landing Christian Saturday in Columbus would go a long way toward that goal.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Region 5AAAAAA: Walton opens Mo Dixon era with South Gwinnett
Walton may be heading in a different direction in 2014 under first-year coach Mo Dixon.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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