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Eagle’s Landing track coach excited for college signees Detrich Lodge, Gabby Younginer, Beyunka Foster

The memories Claud Spinks has of Detrich Lodge, Gabby Younginer and Beyunka Foster are more than enough to tide the head track coach over as the seniors embark on their college careers.

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High schoolers recognized at Henry County Athlete of the Year ceremony

Aaron Dore, Tiara Scott earn top honors

Union Grove hosted the annual Henry County Athlete of the Year ceremony, where the top athletes from each school and every sport were recognized in front of their peers.

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Eagle's Landing Christian golf wins third place at state tournament in spite of inclement weather

Inclement weather didn’t derail Eagle’s Landing Christian golf at the state tournament Monday.

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Four Henry runners capture state titles in Saturday’s boys track meet

Daniel Roberts racks up three gold medals, Barnett Bailey and Matt Moore claim their first, Devin Dixon defends last year’s title

Hampton’s Daniel Roberts won both hurdling events, Henry County’s Barnett Bailey took some revenge in the 200-meter dash, Eagle’s Landing’s Devin Dixon defended his 800-meter run title and Union Grove’s Matt Moore succeeded in the 110-meter hurdles in spite of an injury.

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Pair of Lady Warhawk basketball players the first to sign college scholarships since 2010

Camreen White-Horne commits to West Georgia, Raven Boswell to Allen University

Several years have elapsed since a girl from the school signed a college scholarship. The class of 2010 produced that athlete in the form of All-State basketball player Briana Williams, who just wrapped up her final season with the Mercer University Bears.

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Former Henry County star Yetta Bailey lands head girls basketball coaching job at Hampton

Just 11 years ago, Yetta Bailey was roaming the halls of Henry County High School. Then barely 18, Bailey was on her way to playing college basketball. She had dreams of playing professionally and eventually landing a coaching job. She knew it would take some time.

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Girls Athlete of the Month: Detrich Lodge, Eagle’s Landing

GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

The last month of competition didn’t get off to the best start for Eagle’s Landing hurdler Detrich Lodge.

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Boys Athlete of the Month: Steven Fisk, Dutchtown

Senior golfer in the sport for the long haul

On any day and at almost any time, you can find Steven Fisk at Eagle’s Landing Country Club.

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NFL Draft: Winding journey lands Eagle’s Landing alum Mike Lee in Atlanta Falcons camp

Mike Lee might finally get the chance to play in the Georgia Dome. The former Fort Valley State and University of Massachusetts defensive back signed a three-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons after the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Rising Luella senior Darius Stubbs catches nine Division I offers this spring

Syracuse the latest FBS school to offer

Darius Stubbs’ time to shine was last fall. The Luella running back made the most of it.

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TORRES: A rewarding spring for a new high school sports reporter

When I first started working for the Henry Herald in February, I was at once excited and terrified.

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Eagle’s Landing runner Devin Dixon finds State success in spite of injury

800-METER RUN

Before the track season even began in earnest, Eagle’s Landing junior Devin Dixon was discouraged.

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Henry County’s Barnett Bailey takes revenge in 200-meter dash for Class AAAA title, signs with Shorter University for track and football

200-METER DASH

A state title has been three years in the making for Henry County senior Barnett Bailey.

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Triple-crown at State a sweet victory for Hampton’s Daniel Roberts

110/300-METER HURDLES, TRIPLE JUMP

One can only imagine the disappointment that comes from attending two consecutive state track meets and leaving without any prominent hardware — included the revered golden hat embroidered with the words “GHSA Champions.”

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Union Grove junior Matt Moore ignores bad back to win Class AAAAA 110 hurdles title

110-METER HURDLES

Stiff back or not, Union Grove’s Matt Moore wasn’t going to wait one more year to attempt to establish himself as a state champion in the 110-meter hurdles.

Locust Grove baseball honored with four All-Region selections

The high school baseball season is over, which means it’s time for the awards to begin pouring in.

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Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy golf ready to leave lasting impression at state

It’s now or never for the Eagle’s Landing Christian golf team. Monday is the last official day the top quartet of Jacob Grant, Nick Liston, Max Mongrello and Jordan Long will don Chargers apparel as teammates.

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