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Honduras youth soccer field to bear Vince Dooley's name
Vince Dooley's name finally is being placed on a field — far away from Georgia's Sanford Stadium.
February 26, 2015 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tracks work to install SAFER barriers
International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.
February 25, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coaches suspended for purposely tanking game
Two Tennessee girls basketball high school coaches have been suspended for trying to get their teams to lose a game in an attempt to avoid the top-ranked squad.
February 25, 2015 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulls hit hard by Rose’s latest injury
The news that Derrick Rose will have knee surgery again hit the Chicago Bulls and their fans hard and left them in a familiar spot — trying to get by without their star point guard.
February 25, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Osborne falls to Parkview in overtime
LILBURN – Nikira Goings never let up. She hit the game’s final shot – a desperation 3-point heave from well beyond the arc – but it wasn’t enough, as Osborne fell 73-69 in a heartbreaking overtime ...
February 24, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cold first quarter costly to Harrison
LAWRENCEVILLE — Harrison would love to have a do-over in the first quarter. Poor shooting in the first 8 minutes by the Lady Hoyas in their Class AAAAAA state quarterfinal game against No. 4 Archer...
February 24, 2015 11:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons sign DiMarco, Matthews to contract extensions
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions.
February 24, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Waller, Lott have strong combine
The NFL Combine is a place where players see their draft potential rise and fall based on a good interview or a poor 40-yard dash time.
February 24, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep roundup: Big inning helps Hawks to season-opening win
Channing Painton had a two-run double and an RBI double to help lift Hillgrove to a 12-2 season-opening victory over Brookwood on Monday.
February 24, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local teams look to survive and advance to state semifinals
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    02.24.15 - 12:18 am
  • Hutson Mason hosting UGA Stars camp
    by Chris Raimondi
    MDJ Sports Writer
    02.22.15 - 11:28 pm
  • McEachern falls to Alpharetta in overtime
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    02.21.15 - 11:32 pm
  • Long-distance shooting propels Wheeler into elite eight
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    02.21.15 - 10:49 pm
  • Wilson’s 21 lead Owls over Stetson
    by MDJ staff and wire reports
    02.21.15 - 10:38 pm
  • NASCAR back on track for extra day of testing in Atlanta
    After the glitz of Daytona, now it's time for the NASCAR grind. The Sprint Cup drivers returned to the track Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, getting an extra day to test out the new rules packa...
    February 26, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Braves shortstop Simmons slowed by oblique strain
    Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.
    February 26, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb well-represented on Atlanta Sports Awards list
    Cobb County coaches and athletes will be well-represented at the 2015 Atlanta Sports Awards as they hauled in six nominations.
    February 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ten-run seventh lifts South Cobb to first victory
    South Cobb used a huge seventh-inning rally, scoring 10 runs, to earn its first win of the season with a 15-13 victory over Wheeler on Monday. The Wildcats led 11-5 after the sixth, but the seeming...
    February 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McEachern rolls into Class AAAAAA state semifinals for third time in four years
    POWDER SPRINGS — McEachern needed all the help it could get. The defending Class AAAAAA champion Lady Indians counted on their go-to-player, Tennessee commitment Te’a Cooper, to close out a thrilli...
    February 24, 2015 11:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week - Caroline Ethridge
    Caroline Ethridge - Mount Paran Christian - Basketball Mount Paran Christian junior center Caroline Ethridge saved the Lady Eagles’ season against Paideia on Saturday when she hit a jump shot at th...
    February 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week - Collin Sexton
    Collin Sexton - Hillgrove Basketball  Hillgrove sophomore guard Collin Sexton jump-started Hillgrove on the road Saturday by hitting two first-quarter 3-pointers in the Hawks’ 73-59 win over Lamber...
    February 24, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alex Rodriguez reports to Yankees following drug suspension
    Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees following a season-long suspension, arriving three days ahead of schedule.
    February 23, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pebblebrook pulls away from Pope in all-Cobb playoff matchup
    MABLETON — Ty Hudson scored 20 points in the second half to lead Pebblebrook to a 78-59 victory over Pope in the second round of the Class AAAAAA state tournament Saturday. The Greyhounds (24-6) le...
    February 21, 2015 10:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Whitefield rolls into rematch with NCC
    Whitefield Academy was victorious in its first-round game of the Class A private-school state tournament, setting up an anticipated rematch with a county rival.
    February 21, 2015 10:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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