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Georgia Tech wants fast start to conference play at Virginia Tech

Lost amid the hoopla, euphoria and downright relief of Georgia Tech’s 42-38 come-from-behind win at Georgia Southern was a timely play by one of the Southern Crescent’s own.

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GAC survives scare from ELCA

Greater Atlanta Christian needed some late-game heroics from its offense to hold-off Eagle’s Landing Christian on Friday in a non-region contest.

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College football playoff selection process to have a Georgia influence

Atlanta area brothers head up stats firm that will provide data to College Football Playoff selection committee

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Devin Hester sets return record as Atlanta Falcons pound Tampa Bay Buccaneers | PHOTOS

Devin Hester danced like Deion Sanders on his way into the NFL record book, and the Atlanta Falcons routed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56-14 Thursday at the Georgia Dome.

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STOVALL: No names are college football’s new names

I’ve never been a betting man, but growing up as a college football fan, I always seemed to have a bead on what the Las Vegas oddmakers were thinking about the outcome of certain games.

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Rest week for some area football teams, region tune up for others

Stockbridge-Rockdale heads up the local slate of games this week

Four county football teams will get a breather this week before heading into their region schedules,

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Woodland football is riding high with best start in school history

Coach Steve Davenport likes heightened standards

When Woodland’s football team came out on the field at North Springs High for the kickoff of its first game under coach Steve Davenport they were met by a familiar temptation.

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Ola football seniors are ‘hungry’ for a winning season

According to Joseph Rushin, the previous three years of playing football for Ola has given him quite the appetite.

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The Atlanta Braves' new stadium will be SunTrust Park | PHOTOS

The new Atlanta Braves' home in Cobb County was officially named Tuesday in an announcement by the club and SunTrust

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STOVALL: Championship contenders abound beyond football

I know it’s football season. I understand it is the sport that most of us are clued into during this type of year.

Henry County softball notebook

Henry County softball teams had a big week with huge wins in key games last week.

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Falcons’ Nolan sees progress despite ugly numbers

While quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons offense was dazzling in the season opener, after the dust settled from the thrilling victory over the New Orleans Saints the team has to figure out what happened to the defense.

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STOVALL: Cross county rivals week brings intriguing matchups

Each year we seem to get one — a particular Friday night filled with matchups that cause schools, and their fans, in the two-county Southern Crescent area to have to cross county lines to see their squads go at it.

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Woodland softball riding high after win against top-ranked Ola

After a 7-4 loss to Carrollton on Aug. 16, Woodland’s softball team has ripped off 11 wins in their last 12 games, and sit atop the Region 4-AAAA standings.

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Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy eager for first football win of 2014 season

Moments after his team’s 23-16 win at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy last week, Greater Atlanta Christian coach Tim Hardy had a hard time believing his opponents are winless.