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Barrow riflery brings out the big guns

Barrow riflery brings out the big guns

Most people know that basketball is in season and that baseball and soccer are coming around the bend, but both Barrow County public high schools have just kicked off their riflery seasons with home matches against quality opponents.

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Statham Elementary goes to the pros

Statham Elementary goes to the pros

Basketball graced the gymnasium at Statham Elementary Friday morning, and the competition was fierce. Among the athletes taking the court were several professional competitors and a host of heavily excited children.

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Chee blurs past Doggs

Chee blurs past Doggs

Apalachee’s boys’ basketball team scored the first 13 points of the game, led 33-8 at the end of the first quarter and was up 55-24 at the half as the Wildcats cruised to an 82-63 victory over cross-county rival Winder-Barrow in a subregion 8-AAAAA North game Friday night at the Apalachee gym.

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Winder win comes down to the buzzer

Winder win comes down to the buzzer

Tiera Mayweather and Hannah Easterling hit a couple of 3-point baskets in the last 43.6 seconds of the third quarter Friday night at the Apalachee gym that propelled the Winder-Barrow girls’ basketball team to a 35-32 victory over the Lady Wildcats in a subregion 8-AAAAA North game.

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Lady Doggs hope to win fourth in a row in rivalry

The Lady Doggs of Winder-Barrow High School faced their rival Lady Cats of Apalachee an unprecedented three times last season due to a Christmas tournament pairing, and they managed to capture wins in all three meetings. 

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Doggs best in Barrow once more

The Winder-Barrow wrestling team recorded four pins on Senior Night and defeated Apalachee 44-22 in the Battle of Barrow match Tuesday night at the Harrison Activities Building (the Dogghouse).

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Chee enjoying positive swing in Barrow hoops rivalry

Chee enjoying positive swing in Barrow hoops rivalry

By the time Apalachee and Winder-Barrow meet on the hardwood Friday night, it will have been 126 days since the Doggs beat the Cats on the turf at W. Clair Harris Stadium. 

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All-Region football team features locals

The Region 8-AAAAA All-Region team was announced late last week with Barrow County featuring rather heavily in the top honors.

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Region 8 still struggles in post-season play

The top four teams from each region get a shot at the state championship at the end of football season. It can be considered a successful postseason if a region gets two or three teams out of the first round, but Region 8-AAAAA has been unable to do that for the last three seasons now.

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Region 8-AAAAA football season brought several surprises

Region 8-AAAAA football season brought several surprises

The 2014 football season is wrapping up with two more weeks of playoff action to go before seven new state champions are crowned. 

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FCA names area All-Stars

Despite the football season ending for Barrow County in mid-November, several local athletes will get the opportunity to hit the field one last time in the second annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Area All-Star Game on Dec. 19.

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