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Walton sweeps Cobb Quads
A mixture of depth and individual success helped Walton sweep Lassiter, Kennesaw Mountain and Harrison in the Division I meet of the Cobb Quads on Saturday evening at Central Aquatic Center.
December 21, 2014 09:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta in position for playoffs
NEW ORLEANS — A tenacious play by two backup defenders on Jimmy Graham’s catch at the goal line — and a little help from a disputed ruling — helped save Atlanta’s postseason hopes and ultimately sa...
December 21, 2014 09:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gaines, Georgia steamroll Seton Hall
ATHENS — Former Whitefield Academy standout Kenny Gaines scored 15 points, Marcus Thornton added 13 and Georgia easily beat Seton Hall 65-47 on Sunday night.
December 21, 2014 09:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell helps Jackets rally
Georgia Tech forward Charles Mitchell didn’t feel the least bit intimidated by Vanderbilt’s physical front line.
December 21, 2014 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owls can’t keep UMBC in check
Cody Joyce scored 21 points to help Maryland-Baltimore County push past Kennesaw State 66-53 on Saturday.
December 21, 2014 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Korver leads Atlanta’s late push past Houston
Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
December 21, 2014 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plenty at stake as rivals fight for NFC South title
The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons have 17 losses between them and neither will finish the regular season with a winning record.
December 21, 2014 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 18 Miami rocked at home
Corey Walden scored 18 points to help Eastern Kentucky rout No. 18 Miami 72-44 on Friday night.
December 20, 2014 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auburn defenders look to stop Wisconsin, impress Muschamp
The Auburn defensive players have two big tasks heading into the Outback Bowl — preparing to face Melvin Gordon and trying to make a good first impression on their new coordinator.
December 20, 2014 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offensive Player of the Year: Mount Paran’s Walker prospers with pressure
Mount Paran Christian running back Dorian Walker is not one who folds under pressure. He focuses.
December 21, 2014 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defensive Player of the Year: Rochester a force on defensive front line
Julian Rochester’s favorite sack of the season came early in the season against Peachtree Ridge.
December 21, 2014 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach of the Year: Jordan’s Eagles in rarefied air
Mount Paran Christian football coach Mitch Jordan led the Eagles to the Class A private-school state championship, bringing Cobb County its first title in the sport in nearly a half-century.
December 21, 2014 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rally helps Nationals salvage Senior Bowl streak
Walton’s Breyon Thomas returned a blocked field goal 50 yards for a touchdown and helped the Nationals rally from a 17-point second-half deficit to beat the Americans 42-38.
December 21, 2014 12:28 AM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greyhounds ride free throws to Festival win
Chase Hutchins scored 33 points and was a perfect 12-for-12 from the free-throw line in the second half to help Pope secure an 84-69 victory over South Gwinnett.
December 21, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Jones’ double-double leads McEachern as it pulls away
A.J. Jones had 10 points and 10 assists to lead McEachern to a 56-37 win over South Paulding on Saturday in the SEBA Atlanta Hoop Festival at Pope.
December 21, 2014 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCC escapes sluggish start to beat visitor from Orlando
North Cobb Christian hadn’t played a game since Dec. 12, and it showed early in Friday night’s game against Faith Christian.
December 20, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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County’s departing football players get final game
For this year’s seniors, today’s Cobb All-Star Senior Bowl will be their last time they get to suit up as high school football players.
December 20, 2014 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Allatoona rolls to win in Florida tournament
Allatoona came out strong defensively Friday night and beat Miami’s Sports Leadership and Management High School 61-38 in the first round of the Rock Holiday Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
December 20, 2014 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Shiloh Hills rallies to win over Horizon
Trailing 32-23 at halftime, Shiloh Hills Christian’s strong second-half defense tipped the scales, resulting in the Challengers’ rally for a 59-53 win Thursday. Shiloh Hills (8-5) outscored Horizon...
December 19, 2014 04:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    cwhite@mdjonline.com
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