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Q&A with Locust Grove’s Cortez McDowell

Few athletes have come through Locust Grove High School to make the kind of impact Cortez McDowell has made in his four years there.

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Woodland’s T.J. Riles wants to walk in his father’s footsteps

For T.J. Riles, his father, Ernest, isn’t just a role model.

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STOVALL: The latest high school football drama out of Griffin is yet another warning sign

Here comes your semi-regular reminder that high school sports — especially football — can sometimes get out of hand in the pursuit of winning.

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Atlanta Braves have several unanswered questions entering the season

Atlanta has several unanswered questions entering season

There was plenty of reasons to be excited for the Atlanta Braves entering spring training as they were coming a 96-win season and National League East championship.

MOORE: What the experts say

This is one of the hardest Braves teams in years to predict their future.

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MAHONE: Braves shouldn’t be counted out just yet

Coming off a 96-win season and a surprising National League East championship, there were some high expectation for the Atlanta Braves this season.

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Atlanta awarded new MLS soccer franchise

Falcons owner Arthur Blank’s top-level soccer club to start league play in Atlanta 2017.

Autopsy reveals cause of death of Ultimate Warrior

The 54-year-old wrestler, James Hellwig, collapsed on April 8 outside a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Swimmer Michael Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement.

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MASTERS: Spieth denied history at Augusta

Jordan Spieth took charge early in Sunday’s final round at Augusta National in his pursuit to become the youngest Masters champion, but the 20-year-old saw his two-shot lead evaporate in an instant.

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MASTERS: McIlroy bounces back with Top 10 finish at Augusta

Rory McIlroy ended a frustrating Masters on a high with his best round of the tournament on Sunday to record his first top 10 finish at Augusta National.

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MASTERS: Langer, golden oldies have good Masters showings

The performances of the golden oldies at this week’s Masters have proved the 50-plus brigade can mix it with the young powerhouses of world golf, Bernhard Langer said after finishing in the top 10.

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New QB and former Southern Crescent area defensive leaders highlight spring for Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia’s annual G-Day game at Stanford Stadium usually offers Bulldog fans a glimpse of its upcoming team and shake off a long offseason until August.

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MAHONE: Former Luella standout Aaron Davis and North Clayton alum Amarlo Herrera living up to expectations at UGA

Four years ago when Amarlo Herrera signed with Georgia, he was part of the 2010 recruiting class that was being touted as the “Dream Team” by coach Mark Richt.

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McDonough area trainer Chris Strayhand has made a lasting impact on Southern Crescent athletes

Chris Strayhand realizes that he’s not the most widely known personal trainer in the Southern Crescent area.

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Locust Grove shuts out Upson-Lee and prepares for a tough stretch run

On paper, it shouldn’t have been as easy as it looked on the scoreboard.

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Joey Logano is a contender on NASCAR circuit

Just a few short years ago, Joey Logano was polishing his driving skills on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Thursday Thunder grassroots summer racing series.