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ELCA, Stockbridge to host high school football playoff games Friday

Kevin Whitley wasn’t trying to get too far ahead of himself last Friday after his Stockbridge Tigers disposed of Brunswick in the Class AAAAA playoffs’ first round.

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Several Henry County athletes take advantage of the NCAA’s early signing period

Wrapping up the brunt of the fall sports season will be the recognition of several area athletes signing college scholarships during the early signing period over the next several weeks.

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STOVALL: The prediction column’s last go-round

Excuse me while I wipe a tear from eye so that I can clearly see through my smudged high school football crystal ball one last time.

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Atlanta Braves trade Henry County High grad Jason Heyward to St. Louis Cardinals

Reliever Jordan Walden included in trade that nets the Braves pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer

The Atlanta Braves dealt former Henry County High School standout Jason Heyward to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.

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Saints fan steals football intended for female Bengals fan | VIDEO

After Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham scored a touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints, he casually tossed the ball to the only Bengals fan he saw. It was a woman wearing an A.J. Green jersey.

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Georgia loses Todd Gurley to season-ending knee injury

Georgia tailback Todd Gurley's season has ended with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

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Florida Gators' Will Muschamp out as head football coach

Will Muschamp is stepping down as Florida's coach after the regular season, forced out after a four-year tenure that will be remembered for inept offense, conservative play-calling and nearly as many losses as wins in the Southeastern Conference.

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Union Grove, Eagle's Landing, Locust Grove XCOUNTRY competing for state title in Carrollton

State meet currently in progress

Union Grove cross country coach Eric Daugherty and his runners can’t easily hide their anxiety about being at the state cross country meet in Carrollton today.

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ELCA softball seniors complete program turnaround

Chargers win second straight Class A title

It wasn’t as easy as the first time around, but the Eagle’s Landing Christian softball team will tell you that it was just as sweet — maybe even sweeter.

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D.J. White’s defensive heroics grab headlines for Georgia Tech

Tech faces Virginia Saturday in ACC Coastal Division clash

After back to back losses against Duke and North Carolina, which featured more than a few defensive busts, the last thing Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson wanted to see was his defense being burned on another big play.

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Woodland survives defensive battle with Luella

Wolfpack secure third place in subregion

Tough defense and the crafty use of a timeout helped Woodland secure a 14-12 win over Region 4-AAAAA, Div. B foe Luella on a rainy, windy Friday night.

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Eagle’s Landing girls cross country wins second straight region title

Betty Jackson, Devin Dixon finish tops at Region 4-AAAA meet

Eagle’s Landing continued its Region 4-AAAA cross country dominance after sweeping the individual region crowns and seeing its girls team repeat as team region champions.

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Community Christian dominates in fall sports tournaments

Community Christian School came away from this past weekend in sports with a few extra pieces of hardware to add to its trophy case.