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Ola running back Tyler Pippens earns walk-on role at South Florida

Running back Tyler Pippens graduated from Ola without a guarantee that he’d have the opportunity to strap up for a college team.

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Football camps at Ola, Community Christian School on tap this month

Youth camps available in early July

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ELCA grad Daz Cameron nears deal with Astros

Outfielder signed contract Tuesday

It’s official. Recent Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy graduate Daz Cameron signed with the Houston Astros on Tuesday.

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Luella grad Alexia Boggess overcomes ACL injury to rejoin college softball team, win World Series

A pile of discarded knee braces sits in the garage of Alexia Boggess’ home. The Auburn University at Montgomery softball player doesn’t go near it.

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Darius Stubbs will trade in Luella blues for Syracuse Orange, commits to football program on spot

It turns out that even though the Orange were the last to offer, Stubbs was most impressed by them. He announced via Twitter on Friday afternoon that he had verbally committed to Syracuse.

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ELCA's Chandler Reeves commits to Clemson, Death Valley not just a safe haven for football

Reeves will have plenty of opportunities to touch his fingers to Howard’s Rock on his descent into Death Valley in the future. But during his visit to a summer camp in Clemson last week, coaches were sure to impart a few words of advice on how to approach the university’s tradition.

Big League Roundup: Jaret Hellinger signs with Braves, Jason Heyward finding stroke

Hellinger signs with Braves

Updates on some Henry Countians in MLB, including Kyle Davies, Alex Glenn and Seth Lucio.

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Stockbridge youth wins USA Gymnastics title in tumbling, will head to Worlds in November

Garrett Wheeler wins USA Gymnastics title in tumbling

For the first time in the local gym’s 13-year history, coaches Frank and Latifa Riley can proudly claim a member of their team is a national champion.

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Rivals ranks Stockbridge defensive end Charles Wiley 223rd in class of 2016

Here’s a look at the locals whose hard work was recognized by Rivals.com when the recruiting site released its most recent rankings on Wednesday

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Plenty of baseball on tap at J.P. Moseley this week

Youth baseball players will overrun the four fields at J.P. Moseley Park from July 4-9 as they participate in the USSSA 6-and-Under AAA World Series. Among them will be Georgia champions, the Locust Grove Bullpen Braves.

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Track coach Hugh Toro set to run in 43rd straight Peachtree Road Race

Longtime Clayton State track coach Hugh Toro set to run in 43rd straight Peachtree Road Race

Longtime Clayton State track coach Hugh Toro set to run in 43rd straight Peachtree Road Race.

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Olympic Day rolls into J.P. Moseley this Saturday

Fourth annual celebration features Pan-American Games silver medalist Glenroy Hodge, former world boxing champion Xavier Toliver

The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Stockbridge as USA Boxing teams with the Henry County Department of Parks and Recreation to host community photos and a “Fun Run” in celebration of Olympic Day.

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Beginner racing not an easy drive at Thursday Thunder

Week Four results are in

You might think from walking into the garages at Atlanta Motor Speedway that the children sitting in driver’s seats have no concept of what to do on the racetrack. But don’t say that to Ryan Younginer.

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Sandy Ridge BMX in McDonough will host state qualifier bike race Saturday

If you think racing in Henry County is limited to Thursday Thunder and Friday Night Drags, you might want to think again.

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Locust Grove 6U Bullpen Braves notch win over Fayette, will head to World Series

The entire season for the Bullpen Braves has been full of tilted box scores and tremendous hitting.