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Kevin Whitley, Stockbridge
Stockbridge coach Kevin Whitley led the Tigers into the Class AAAAA semifinals. He was chosen the Henry Daily Herald Coach of the Year.
Artemus Mitchell, Stockbridge Tigers
Stockbridge running back Artemus Mitchell rushed for a team-leading 1307 yards and 20 touchdowns on 155 carries and was named the Henry Daily Herald Offensive Player of the Year.
It is very rare for a team to make wholesale changing in mid-season, and then experience unprecedented success.
Stockbridge has historic season in football
Stockbridge produced one of the best season’s in Henry County history as the Tigers reached the Class AAAAA semifinals.
The Woodland Wolfpack softball team placed a county-best five players on the 2014 Henry Daily Herald all-county squad, including Mercer commitment Danielle Castleberry and Kentucky commit Lexi Duncan.
The best volleyball team in the county in 2014 represented as such with four names on this year’s Henry Daily Herald All-County squad.
It wasn’t the Super Bowl, and Stockbridge Coach Kevin Whitley wasn’t on his way to Disneyland.
Long time coach and high school athletic director Chuck Miller has recently been awarded another feather to stick in his cap full of athletic accolades.
WHS girls say team is ‘better’ this season
Last season, with four starters needing to be replaced from a 2012-13 state tournament team, the expectations for Woodland girls basketball were anything but sky high.
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QuikTrip has partnered with national nonprofit organization Folds of Honor to sponsor the March 1 NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus.
Things started bad fast for Eagle’s Landing Christian, got worse even faster and never really got much better as the Chargers lost 49-7 to Mount Paran on Saturday in the Class A private-school championship game at the Georgia Dome.
OK, how many of you had ELCA making the Class A private-school finals at the beginning of the season.
It was hard for D.J. Hammond to stand on the sidelines at Memoria Stadium in Columbus as Mount Paran defeated Eagle’s Landing Christian in the season-opener for both team.
ELCA was able to crash the Class A private-school championship party.
Players from the Southern Crescent dominated the All-Region 4-AAAA teams that was chosen by the region’s 11 head coaches.
The Atlanta Braves released four new conceptual renderings of the mixed-use development surrounding SunTrust Park.
It is never a good scene to witness.
Hours after winning its second county dual wrestling title in as many years, Forest Park notched its fourth Clayton County Traditional Wrestling Championship in a row as the Panthers won eight of the 14 individual titles.