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Prep roundup: Hawks walk off on Blue Devils
Hillgrove’s John Devine hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth to cap a come-from-behind 7-5 victory Saturday over Marietta in Region 4AAAAAA play.
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Toronto slugs its way to walk-off win
Alex Wood and the Atlanta Braves held Toronto’s lineup in check for much of the game. Just not long enough.
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Canada a special place for Freeman
Freddie Freeman planned to look around downtown Toronto before the Atlanta Braves play the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre this afternoon.
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Hawks begin playoffs as top-seeded target
There’s nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
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Merritt maintains edge at Heritage
Troy Merritt shot a 2-under 69 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage, while defending champion Matt Kuchar and Masters winner Jordan Spieth stayed within ...
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Gomes, Freeman cap winning slugfest
TORONTO — Pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes had a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 on Friday night.
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Raindrops wreaking havoc on tourneys
The region tennis tournaments would typically be finished by this time of the spring. Though teams were aware of the weather forecast going into this week, and some were able to complete matches be...
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Commentary: Cobb alums could have bountiful draft
Two weeks before the NFL Draft and it looks as if four, five or maybe even six Cobb County alumni could hear their names called on the podium sometime during the three-day event in Chicago.
April 18, 2015 12:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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49ers fullback Miller at home in Georgia after March arrest
San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is not taking part in the team's offseason program at team headquarters in the aftermath of his March arrest on suspicion of spousal battery.
April 17, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Mount Paran comes away with key late-season win in trip to Turner Field
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    04.17.15 - 12:13 am
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    by Emily Horos
    ehoros@mdjonline.com
    04.17.15 - 12:11 am
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    by MDJ staff reports
    04.16.15 - 12:33 am
  • Raiders secure sweep of region tennis titles
    Walton was shorthanded Saturday in its Region 5AAAAAA tournament final against Etowah on Saturday, but the Raiders had the depth to make up for it.
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    Whitefield to host national goalball tournament
    The Whitefield Academy gymnasium will serve as the host site for the 2015 Goalball National Championships from June 18-20.
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    Postseason berths far from determined as regular season comes to closing days
    With one week remaining in the regular season, several Cobb County baseball teams are trying to position themselves for postseason berths by scrambling to make up games postponed due to inclement w...
    April 18, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Allatoona leads Directors Cup race into spring
    Heading into the championship stretch of spring, Allatoona is clinging to a 33-point lead in the Class AAAAA standings of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association’s Directors Cup.
    April 17, 2015 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Bucs win region golf title
    Allatoona shot 326 as a team and won the Region 5AAAAA championship Thursday at Cobblestone Golf Course in Acworth.
    April 17, 2015 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Whitefield Academy hires Quinn Gray as new football coach
    Whitefield Academy athletic director Lynn Dupree was determined to hire to a new football coach that fit certain criteria.
    April 16, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County golf teams prepare for region championships, state tournament berths
    The Allatoona boys will get an early jump on qualifying for a sectional or state berth when their Region 5AAAAA golf tournament takes place today at Cobblestone Golf Course in Acworth.
    April 16, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brown, Cooper voted state’s top players by sports writers
    Wheeler forward Jaylen Brown, who made the game-winning free throws that beat Pebblebrook with less than a second remaining, earned the Mr. Basketball title as the all-classification player of the ...
    April 15, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb places eight on all-state first teams
    Eight Cobb County basketball players were voted first-team all-state by the Georgia Sports Writers Association, while another four landed on the second team.
    April 15, 2015 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Saunders takes Pebblebrook football reins
    Pebblebrook didn’t have to look far, tapping Cross Keys coach and Marietta resident Kevin Saunders to take over for Tommy Macon.
    April 15, 2015 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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