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Wildcats upset nation’s top team
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Wheeler claimed the right to be declared the best high school basketball team in the nation.
December 24, 2014 08:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillgrove’s Engram enjoys strong start to Georgia career
Mackenzie Engram is having such a great time playing basketball at Georgia that she can’t even stand up straight sometimes.
December 24, 2014 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks escape in roller-coaster battle with Clippers
DeMarre Carroll scored a career-high 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-104 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
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Colorado State hires a ‘brilliant’ mind in Bobo
Only once did Mike Bobo accidentally refer to his old place when he meant his new one.
December 24, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackets coach bested in Dayton return
Senior Jordan Sibert had a career-high 24 points and the Flyers defeated Georgia Tech and their former coach, Brian Gregory, 75-61 on Tuesday night.
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Source: Braves sign veteran reliever Grilli
A person with direct knowledge of the deal said the Atlanta Braves and veteran reliever Jason Grilli agreed to a two-year contract.
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Panthers expect to rely on legs of lead back Stewart
In their quest to become the first team to repeat as NFC South champions, the Carolina Panthers will lean heavily on healthy running back Jonathan Stewart.
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Summitt’s son builds own career
Tyler Summitt stares through his wire-rimmed glasses at a recent Louisiana Tech women’s basketball practice, watching with intensity as his players sprint.
December 23, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida-bred Cato leads Marshall to bowl romp
Rakeem Cato capped a record-setting career by tying an NCAA mark for touchdown passes and throwing for three scores to help Marshall beat Northern Illinois 52-23 Tuesday night in the inaugural Boca...
December 23, 2014 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Walton sweeps Cobb Quads
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    12.21.14 - 09:50 pm
  • Former Wheeler standout Chuck Mitchell finding success at Georgia Tech
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    12.21.14 - 09:42 pm
  • 2014 MDJ All-County Team
    2014 MDJ All-County Team Offensive Player of the Year – Dorian Walker, Mount Paran Defensive Player of the Year – Julian Rochester, McEachern Coach of the Year – Mitch Jordan, Mount Paran First Tea...
    December 24, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Elon holds off Kennesaw State
    Elijah Bryant scored a career high 25 points on Monday and made a game-saving block in the final seconds to preserve Elons 67-65 win over Kennesaw State. Elon (7-5) took its first lead of the game ...
    December 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Wiggins paces Harrison rout
    Harrison hit four 3-pointers in the first quarter to take a 16-3 first quarter lead on the way to a 58-29 rout of New Manchester in the Carrollton Christmas Tournament on Monday. Manchester never h...
    December 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tournaments to showcase quality high school basketball squads
    Allatoona High School’s Lake City Classic is no longer just a traditional holiday basketball tournament. Now sponsored by WellStar, the tournament has become a hotbed for basketball powers from Cob...
    December 23, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 7 7 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 | 6 6 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    12.20.14 - 12:19 am
  • County’s departing football players get final game
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    12.20.14 - 12:18 am
  • Football just part of Senior Bowl festivities
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    12.18.14 - 11:59 pm
  • Rising seniors get their shot
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    12.18.14 - 12:19 am
  • Pruitt, Love lead Kennesaw State past Youngstown
    by MDJ staff and wire reports
    12.18.14 - 12:09 am
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