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Sectionals a common goal for track athletes
The recent inclement weather is expected to cool down just as the tracks start to heat up as Cobb County teams vie for titles in their respective region track and field championships this week.
April 21, 2015 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks hurting as they prepare for Game 2 against Nets
Al Horford was able to return to the court after dislocating his right pinky finger in the first game of the playoffs. The Atlanta Hawks center is not sure about his status for Game 2 against the B...
April 20, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mike Slive: Still SEC boss after cancer battle, feels good
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says he feels "as good as I've felt in a very long time" after cancer treatment and back surgery.
April 20, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race
Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn't have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots' Day, two bombs near the finish li...
April 20, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bullpen takes hit with McKirahan’s 80-game suspension
Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball’s drug program.
April 20, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta able to hold off Brooklyn rallies
Banged up and bruised, the Atlanta Hawks survived their first test as the top seed in the Eastern Conference. They were just good enough against the Brooklyn Nets.
April 19, 2015 10:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Furyk ends long wait for win
Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence.
April 19, 2015 10:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain washes away Gwinnett finale
Relentless rain denied Olin Browne a chance to play the final round with Bernhard Langer. Then again, it gave Browne his first Champions Tour victory in four years.
April 19, 2015 10:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
April 18, 2015 11:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by Adam Carrington
    acarrington@mdjonline.com
    04.18.15 - 12:40 am
  • Commentary: Cobb alums could have bountiful draft
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    04.18.15 - 12:37 am
  • 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
  • After winning first region title, Mustangs ready for long stay in state tournament
    Kennesaw Mountain’s boys tennis team got a free pass in winning a region championship for the first time last week. The players had no say in the matter.
    April 21, 2015 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Hines brothers lead Kell to region runner-up spot
    The Kell boys golf team finished second overall in the Region 7AAAAA tournament Wednesday at Eagle Watch Golf Club in Woodstock, finishing eight strokes behind champion Cambridge.
    April 21, 2015 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: Suzanne Zenoni, Walton
    Walton’s Region 5AAAAAA championship win over Etowah on Saturday came down to Suzanne Zenoni’s match at No. 1 singles.
    April 21, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Athlete of the Week: John Devine, Hillgrove
    Hillgrove junior John Devine hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning Saturday night to beat Marietta 7-5 in Region 4AAAAAA play.
    April 20, 2015 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marietta gymnast gains exclusive spot on U.S. national team
    One Marietta teenager is in good company. Gymnast Megan Skaggs was recently named to U.S. national team.
    April 19, 2015 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Forecast looks more forgiving as playoffs start
    At least tennis coaches won’t have to worry about a serious threat of rain this week. With most first-round state tournament matches set for Tuesday and Wednesday, teams should be able to get their...
    April 19, 2015 10:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New GHSA guidelines limit opportunities for contact in intra-squad practices
    The Georgia High School Association announced new limitations on the amount of contact allowed during football practices in order to address safety concerns.
    April 18, 2015 11:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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.
    April 18, 2015 11:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
    April 18, 2015 11:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prep Roundup: Allatoona soccer team extends its unbeaten run to 14
    Allatoona stretched its unbeaten streak to 14 games after beating county-line rival North Paulding 3-0 on Friday at Cobb Energy/Buccaneer Staidum. The Buccaneers (12-1-2) led 1-0 at halftime after ...
    April 18, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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