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Offensive effort backs strong pitching
Atlanta’s rallies came so often and went so long that manager Fredi Gonzalez worried his starter would lose his touch while sitting on the bench. That’s a good problem to have.
August 22, 2014 01:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cooper balances cancer with coaching Dream
Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn’t too stifling. The sky was a brilliant blue, speckled with only a few puffy white clouds.
August 22, 2014 01:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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McIlroy falls behind following first round of playoff opener
Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. He could afford a day off.
August 22, 2014 12:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clemson lineman spurred by wreck
Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins is determined not to forget that fatal car wreck that cost him a childhood friend — and forever changed his perspective on life and football.
August 22, 2014 12:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panthers have target on backs
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season. It won’t be easy.
August 22, 2014 12:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 16 Clemson backup OL Anthony transferring
Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson.
August 21, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Things to know about the WNBA playoffs
With the WNBA playoffs set to begin Thursday night, here are five things to know:
August 21, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah takes cautious start
Etowah is expecting a physical game Friday at Marietta, and the Eagles just might be built for that. Averaging 6-foot-3 and 278 pounds across the offensive line, Etowah’s plan is to give quarterbac...
August 21, 2014 02:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta feasts on Liriano
Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen’s return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.
August 20, 2014 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights, Wolverines face off
River Ridge and Woodstock, two schools separated by just 5½ miles, will face one another in football for the first time tonight.
August 22, 2014 01:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tickets remain at Reinhardt
A limited number of reserved seats for the 2014 season are still available for purchase at Reinhardt. According to athletic director, Bill Popp ticket sales have been strong.
August 22, 2014 01:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherokee coach still sees room for improvement
If last week’s scrimmage with Creekview was the first test of Cherokee’s 2014 season, consider it passed.
August 21, 2014 02:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Etowah golfer Talbott commits to becoming an Auburn Tiger
Etowah golfer Melanie Talbott had a banner junior year in 2013, finishing fourth in the Class AAAAAA state tournament and being named the Cherokee Tribune Girls Golfer of the Year.
August 20, 2014 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Warriors hold on to beat Sequoyah
Cherokee and Sequoyah were both winless entering Tuesday’s game, so something had to give.
August 20, 2014 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reinhardt in search for kickoff specialist
The Reinhardt football team will kick off the season in just over a week, but the coaching staff is still looking for an athlete who would play an important role when it calls for.
August 20, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sequoyah volleyball team sets benefit for MUST Ministries
After learning the need of MUST Ministries’ food bank, the Sequoyah volleyball team decided to become part of the solution.
August 20, 2014 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Agner’s hard-working ascent comes to final season
A member of Woodstock’s freshman team in 2011, Justin Agner was called up to the varsity team midway through the season as the Wolverines went through five quarterbacks during an injury-plagued cam...
August 17, 2014 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reinhardt-Mercer to get ESPN3 broadcast
A year after making its debut against Mercer, the Reinhardt football team will mark another first when it returns to Macon on Aug. 28 to once again open the season against the Bears.
August 17, 2014 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rakestraw looks to use height to help as receiver
It would be safe to say that, for someone who can leap 6 feet, 2 inches into the air, or clear a distance of 22 feet, 6 inches with a running start, Derrion Rakestraw has been flying under the radar.
August 16, 2014 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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