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Bradach and Leverette train for their first college sports seasons

Bradach and Leverette train for their first college sports seasons

Athletes Logan Leverette and Analee Bradach have fulfilled their dream of becoming college athletes.

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Dead Week gives coaches a chance to cut loose

Dead Week gives coaches a chance to cut loose

For Dead Week in Barrow County, several of the local coaches and athletes took the time to leave town with their families and find some ...

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Junius and Baldwin adjust to life on campus

Junius and Baldwin adjust to life on campus

For most student athletes, signing day is a dream come true.

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Barrow coaches honor their fathers for an extraordinary influence

Barrow coaches honor their fathers for an extraordinary influence

One of a young man’s earliest and most powerful relationships is the one he builds with his father.

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Local girls receive training, mentorship from Barrow student athletes

Local girls receive training, mentorship from Barrow student athletes

Between four different sports camps this week, more than 50 girls from Barrow County and the surrounding area had the chance to take part in ...

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Apalachee

Despite the delay, Apalachee cross country has a productive summer

Despite the delay, Apalachee cross country has a productive summer

Apalachee High School’s cross country team had not planned to wait until July to start their summer practices.

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Young Apalachee volleyball players see bigger role

Young Apalachee volleyball players see bigger role

Going into the 2016 season, the Apalachee High School volleyball team is without reigning GHSA Area 8-AAAAA Player of the Year Morgan Vandergriff. 

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Wildcats look to fill the sizable void left by seniors Baldwin, Hill and Wonzon

Wildcats look to fill the sizable void left by seniors Baldwin, Hill and Wonzon

For the last four years, Apalachee has been home to one of the best basketball players in the state of Georgia.

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Harrison steps down as Apalachee baseball coach

Harrison steps down as Apalachee baseball coach

Tuesday afternoon, Apalachee High School head baseball coach Clint Harrison announced that he would step down from coaching the Wildcats next season in order to ...

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Inclement weather shortens Apalachee's day at camp, but the program does yield results

Inclement weather shortens Apalachee's day at camp, but the program does yield results

Tuesday’s 7-on-7 camp ended up a little soggy for Apalachee as their final game of the day, a scheduled contest against Loganville, was rained ...

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Bethlehem Christian Academy

Former Duke and Minnesota Timberwolves player Will Avery hosts local camp

Former Duke and Minnesota Timberwolves player Will Avery hosts local camp

Former Duke University and Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Will Avery hosted a five-day basketball camp at Bethlehem Christian Academy this past week, giving the future ...

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Knights excited to send three college athletes from BCA

Knights excited to send three college athletes from BCA

Bethlehem Christian Academy saw three seniors sign athletic scholarships this past year, with two baseball players and one golfer.

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Bethlehem senior athletes are prepared for life physically, academically and spiritually

Bethlehem senior athletes are prepared for life physically, academically and spiritually

Last Sunday, Bethlehem Christian Academy graduated their largest class to date.

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Three-season Lady Knight prepares for a life without BCA athletics

Three-season Lady Knight prepares for a life without BCA athletics

Kara Maxwell spent most of her time at Bethlehem Christian Academy as a three-sport athlete, dedicating much of her time to athletics and improving in ...

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Bethlehem baseball seniors built a family over the last several season together

Bethlehem baseball seniors built a family over the last several season together

This year’s class of baseball seniors at Bethlehem Christian Academy is special for several reasons.

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Winder-Barrow

Lady Dogg TK Sauls commits to play softball for Piedmont after her senior season

Lady Dogg TK Sauls commits to play softball for Piedmont after her senior season

The varsity softball season is still a few weeks away, but the Winder-Barrow Class of 2017 already has one Lady Dogg headed to higher education ...

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Bulldoggs football wins 7-on-7 competition

The Winder-Barrow High School football team reigned supreme last week during its visit to Tusculum College in Greenville, Tenn. for its annual team camp. 

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Winder-Barrow outfielder DeMarco earns newspaper's top honor

Winder-Barrow High School outfielder Pat DeMarco continued to rack up postseason accolades this week after a solid junior campaign in 2016.

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Lady Dogg Lexi Mattox commits to College of Charleston, but she is still focused on winning

Lady Dogg Lexi Mattox commits to College of Charleston, but she is still focused on winning

Winder-Barrow basketball player Lexi Maddox will start her senior year of high school on August 1. For most students, deciding on a college is perhaps ...

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Winder-Barrow's Maddox commits to College of Charleston

Winder-Barrow's Maddox commits to College of Charleston

For most high school seniors, deciding on a college is perhaps the single most anxiety-producing decision of the year.

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Other Schools

Auburn native finds opportunities in lacrosse

Auburn native finds opportunities in lacrosse

Auburn resident Baillie Brindle excels at her sport.

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Harrison expects Habersham to be greatly improved

Harrison expects Habersham to be greatly improved

Even though Apalachee and Winder-Barrow step into a new region this year, the list of opponents is hardly new. Gainesville and Lanier made the move ...

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2016 Region 8-AAAAAA football preview: Dacula

2016 Region 8-AAAAAA football preview: Dacula

Dacula football is in a bit of a unique place after this past year’s shake-up in the Georgia High School Association. With the addition ...

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Jones, Falcons look forward to new company in Region 8-AAAAAA

Jones, Falcons look forward to new company in Region 8-AAAAAA

Dacula football is in a bit of a unique place after this past year’s shake-up in the Georgia High School Association. With the addition ...

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Shooting Stars finish near top 10 at world competition

Shooting Stars finish near top 10 at world competition

Bethlehem’s Shooting Stars archery team has long been one of the most consistently successful programs in the National Archery in Schools Program.

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Sports

Barrow’s Newton qualifies for U.S. Junior Olympics

Barrow’s Newton qualifies for U.S. Junior Olympics

T’yonn Newton, a 7-year-old athlete from Barrow County, has officially qualified for the 2016 Junior Olympic Games hosted by USA Track & Field.

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A Dawg’s motivation: Pollack joins fight against childhood obesity

A Dawg’s motivation: Pollack joins fight against childhood obesity

David Pollack was once one of the most feared defensive players in all of college football. 

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Sports Columnists



SMITH: Reflections from the Open at Troon

TROON, Scotland – The thing about remembering a place of yore, such as a celebrated golf links, is that there is little about the course from ...

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The combined virtue of first impressions, quick conclusions and wooden nickels

The combined virtue of first impressions, quick conclusions and wooden nickels

First, let us just clear the air.

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What it means to represent something

What it means to represent something

My whole life, I’ve always heard that I should watch my behavior because I “represented” something or other.

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In honor of a good photographer and a great dad

In honor of a good photographer and a great dad

I had someone ask me once why I went by Larry when I took pictures and Adam when I wrote stories.

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Adding a Dash of Positive Perspective for Graduates

Adding a Dash of Positive Perspective for Graduates

Doing these senior specials and talking to graduates is always fun.

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Colleges

The next step: Bradach, Leverette train for first college sports seasons

The next step: Bradach, Leverette train for first college sports seasons

Logan Leverette and Analee Bradach have fulfilled their dream of becoming college athletes. 

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Parks & Recreation

Barrow 10U softball goes 3-2 in World Series

Barrow 10U softball goes 3-2 in World Series

Though the Barrow County Leisure Services 10U softball All-Star team entered last week’s Dizzy Dean World Series an underdog, that didn’t deter the ...

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Barrow softball teams make a stand at Dizzy Dean state tournament

Barrow softball teams make a stand at Dizzy Dean state tournament

Four of Barrow County Leisure Service’s youth softball teams took part in the Dizzy Dean State Championship in Cartersville, Georgia this past weekend.

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Barrow 8U softball advances to state with second-place finish

Barrow 8U softball advances to state with second-place finish

The Barrow County recreation department’s 8U softball team punched their ticket to state with a second-place finish at the District 6 championship this past ...

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