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Aggies ride first-time starter to rout of Gamecocks
Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job.
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Minor helps his own cause in Atlanta win
Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.
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Venters’ ligament torn for third time
The Atlanta Braves shut down left-hander Jonny Venters for the rest of the season after the reliever tore an elbow ligament while trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery.
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Stewart set to return at Atlanta
Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.
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NFL increases domestic violence bans
Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence.
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Kell, Lassiter take to the field for supremacy of their east Cobb area
Lassiter will host Kell tonight in the ninth meeting between the two teams, but if the Trojans want to even their record and take advantage of the all-time series, they’ll have to do a better job o...
August 28, 2014 07:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Blue Devils organized for life success
All around Cobb County, football coaches are invested in their players. They want to see them flourish on the field, in the classroom and in the community. But before the coaches can provide any as...
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Walton, Marietta have issues that need fixing heading into season’s second week
Walton and Marietta have gotten accustomed to posting winning records and advancing to the playoffs. And both teams have the potential to return to postseason this season.
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Warriors spend a lot of practice time to ‘fix us’
One thing is perfectly clear to North Cobb coach Shane Queen after his Warriors dropped a 38-20 decision to Northside-Warner Robins last week.
August 28, 2014 07:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • South Cobb, Pope search for first win
    by Marcel Pourtout
    MDJ Sports Writer
    08.28.14 - 06:48 pm
  • Harrison travels to Wheeler with both teams looking for 2-0 start to season
    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    08.28.14 - 06:43 pm
  • Jackets try to build on opening-week performance
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.28.14 - 06:24 pm
  • Yates states his case for backup QB job
    Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is waiting to select a backup quarterback. Watching a replay of the preseason finale at Jacksonville might make his decision an easy one.
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    Walk-off puts Lady Warriors into region lead
    North Cobb is now in the driver’s seat. The Lady Warriors rallied from a 3-0 deficit to post a 4-3 nine-inning victory over Harrison on Thursday in a Region 4AAAAAA home game.
    August 29, 2014 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Barnhill no-hits Cherokee with 13 strikeouts
    Pope ace Kelly Barnhill added to her highlight-reel season, no-hitting Cherokee for an 8-0 win in a five-inning game Thursday.
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    South Cobb’s Kylil Carter turns heads with opener
    Though the Eagles ultimately lost 55-41 to reigning Class AAAAA champion Creekside, the quarterback rushed for 252 yards with two touchdowns, and threw for 127 yards and two more scores.
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    Connors comes to NIU finale
    Ricky Connors received an unexpected phone call this past offseason. The Northern Illinois senior fullback and Harrison High School graduate heard from Huskies coach Rod Carey, and it was a very re...
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    Firnbach to take place as Life AD
    Life University will be keeping a familiar face in charge of its athletic department, as John Barrett will be succeeded by longtime lieutenant Bill Firnbach as athletic director.
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    Prep Roundup: Kell stops Sequoyah
    Lanie Angel pitched a complete game, helping Kell to a 9-4 win over Sequoyah on Wednesday.
    August 28, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Harris, Marietta's Jennings still battling to be LSU’s top QB
    Unless LSU coach Les Miles is being coy, he’s having a hard time settling on a No. 1 quarterback.
    August 27, 2014 01:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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.
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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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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