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STOVALL: It's Southern Crescent football prediction time once again

Friday marks the official kickoff of yet another high school football season in the Southern Crescent. It also signals the arrival of prediction season.

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Woodland's Cam Freeman is ready to rebound from injury plagued 2013

The Woodland Wolfpack football team got its first taste of 2014 action on the gridiron Friday when it scrimmaged Salem High at Conyers.

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STOVALL: A growing Big 10 pipeline runs through Southern Crescent football

Back in the late 1980s and early ’90s when I started becoming a bonafied college football fan, growing up in Nebraska Cornhusker land, I remember when I started wondering about why teams from the plains states seemed to be the powerhouses of the sport.

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Former Dutchtown star Donovahn Jones is turning heads at Minnesota

Jones said he wants Rose Bowl win, NFL career

The odds of high school football players moving on to the Div. I level, and finding success — let alone start — as a freshman is incredibly slim.

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Atlanta Motor Speedway names facility for Parkview grad Marcy Scott

Marcy Scott was the Atlanta Motor Speedway’s director of marketing and promotions until her passing last year after a long battle with cancer

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NASCAR drivers positioning themselves for the Chase

It is getting down to crunch time on the NASCAR circuit as four races remain for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs.

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Eagle’s Landing, Woodland football square off in scrimmage

Woodland, ELHS square off in scrimmage

Eagle’s Landing starting quarterback George “Mack” McDonald led his team to the Golden Eagle’s first scoring drive of the game.

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STOVALL: ‘Tis the season for Friday Football

At last, Friday night lights season has come again, and it’s an understatement to say there’s nothing like it.

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James “Buck” Hunter is back on the coaching sidelines after short-lived retirement

Former ELCA basketball coach will lead New Creation’s program

James “Buck” Hunter was settling into retirement when he was not-so-rudely interrupted with an opportunity he couldn’t refuse.

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STOVALL: Cross country deserves its spot at the fall sports table

As the fall sports season starts to kick into high gear, let’s take this time to provide you with a friendly public service announcement from your local sportswriter.

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Woodland volleyball ready to face new challenges

Woodland volleyball ready to tackle new area

When you walk into a Woodland volleyball practice and you spot coach Gerri Wright, you’ll more than likely see her wearing a focused gaze — almost steely.

MAHONE: Communities have to deal with sports tragedies

We have always believed that these occurrence are not suppose to happen.

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No criminal charges pending in NASCAR champion Tony Stewart crash

Community mourns death of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr.

Veteran NASCAR champion Tony Stewart retreated from competition on Sunday after he struck and killed an aggrieved young driver walking on a dirt track in a low-stakes race, in an incident highlighting the risks and bravado around car racing.

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NASCAR star Tony Stewart hits, kills driver walking on track

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart hit a fellow driver at a race track in western New York state on Saturday, fatally injuring the other man, authorities said.