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Georgia, Clemson seek big splash
College football’s inaugural playoff is more than four months away. Still, it’s never too early to start impressing the selection committee.
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Thomas ready to take necessary hits at Tech QB
Justin Thomas is ready to take plenty of hits as Georgia Tech’s starting quarterback. It’s all part of the job in coach Paul Johnson’s spread option offense.
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Lagares leads Mets in opener
Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
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Dream stunned by feverish rally in conference semis
Elena Delle Donne scored 17 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter, including the winning jumper with 8.4 seconds left, as the Chicago Sky rallied from 20 points down to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-80.
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15-year-old upstart stuns Cibulkova at Flushing Meadows
While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his...
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Hawks' Scott earns new deal with scoring surge
The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed Mike Scott, who improved his 3-point shot in his second season and almost doubled his scoring average.
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Prep Softball: Krause, Trumbull power North Cobb past McEachern
McKenzie Krause hit a three-run home run and Kayla Trumbull was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to lead North Cobb past McEachern 8-0 in five innings Monday. Olivia Mould pitched a complete game...
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Athlete of the Week: Bryson Armstong - Kell Football
Kell junior linebacker Bryson Armstrong played with a nagging undisclosed injury, but found a way to contribute in all three phases of the game in the Longhorns’ 20-7 win over Carrollton on Saturda...
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Athlete of the Week: Kelly Barnhill - Pope Softball
Pope senior pitcher Kelly Barnhill found a way to break her own record of 21 strikeouts in a single game, and there are 21 outs to play with in a regulation seventh inning game. Barnhill took advan...
August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Commentary: Time to adjust Corky Kell Classic schedule
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 11:33 pm
  • Colby Tilley joins Mount Paran Christian coaching staff
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 11:30 pm
  • Sprayberry’s late rally falls short at South Paulding
    by Marcel Pourtout
    MDJ Sports Writer
    08.23.14 - 02:29 am
  • Dutchtown clamps down on Osborne
    by A.J. Howard
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.23.14 - 02:23 am
  • Devezin’s 274 yards prove too much for Marietta to handle
    by Michael Foster
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.23.14 - 02:14 am
  • Mount Paran up to No. 4
    Mount Paran Christian secured its highest ranking yet, with the Eagles No. 4 in Class A in the Georgia Sports Writers Association poll released Tuesday.
    August 27, 2014 01:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marietta to honor military in pregame
    Marietta’s football team will hold military appreciation night Friday as part of its showdown with county rival Walton.
    August 27, 2014 12:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Rogers helps Pope pull away to topple Etowah
    With two outs in the sixth inning and Pope clinging to a one-run lead, freshman Hannah Rogers hit a two-run double to break the game open and help the Lady Greyhounds to a 7-3 win over Etowah on Tu...
    August 27, 2014 12:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decisions ongoing as Falcons near season's start
    The Atlanta Falcons are looking for starters to emerge at right tackle and nickel back in their final preseason game.
    August 27, 2014 12:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tourney Time - Harrison looks to defend county championship under new tournament format
    In the past, the Cobb County Volleyball Championships has been used as a mid-season evaluation for teams.
    August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No Bulldog better than Dan Magill
    Our ritual of having a beer a couple of times a week became a challenge because of travel. Sometimes, I just couldn’t keep from being out of town on Monday, the day Dan Magill preferred to enjoy a ...
    August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McEachern’s Taj Griffin out for year with torn ACL
    Taj Griffin, McEachern’s 5-star running back and University of Oregon commitment, has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the remainder of his senior season.
    August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Johnson Ferry wins season opener
    Johnson Ferry Christian jumped ahead early in their season opener Friday, taking a three-touchdown lead at the end of the first quarter, on the way to a 34-0 victory over Greenville (S.C.) The Sain...
    August 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No. 1 McEachern falls in final seconds
    POWDER SPRINGS — John Urzua’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Knudsen with 9 seconds to play lifted No. 4 North Gwinnett passed No. 1 McEachern 52-49 in the final game of the 2014 Corky Kell Classic ...
    August 24, 2014 04:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Special teams, defense prove key for Longhorns in Corky Kell win
    A 54-yard punt off the foot of Julien Chang gave Kell all the momentum it needed to beat Carrollton 20-7 Saturday morning in the Corky Kell Classic at Walter Cantrell Stadium.
    August 24, 2014 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Walker’s TDs boost Mount Paran in Class A showdown
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.24.14 - 12:36 am
  • Denver rallies for MLL crown
    by Michael Foster
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.24.14 - 12:35 am
  • Wheeler opens season with big road victory
    by Martin Kester
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.23.14 - 02:25 am
  • Hawks take charge after falling into early deficit
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.23.14 - 02:11 am
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