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Opening-day starter Teheran debuts
Julio Teheran allowed one run in a two-inning spring debut, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
March 06, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilkins’ statue ‘stands for so much’
Dominique Wilkins said his statue unveiled by the Atlanta Hawks means “we have history here now.”
March 06, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sager back to work after 11-month layoff
Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia.
March 06, 2015 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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East hopefuls match wits
The Atlanta Hawks are blowing away everyone in the Eastern Conference. Yet, there’s always a sense that LeBron James will be standing in the way when they get to the playoffs.
March 06, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bulldogs win SEC opener
Tiaria Griffin scored 21 points, Krista Donald added 13 points and 15 rebounds, and Georgia beat No. 7 Missouri 75-64 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
March 06, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cagle brothers united as teammates for the first time at Reinhardt
Zach and Jacob Cagle have been brothers for more than 18 years, but they’ve been teammates for just one season.
March 04, 2015 12:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta rallies to overcome large deficit
Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth straight game, 104-96 over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
March 04, 2015 12:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bulldogs squander shot at upsetting No. 1 team
No. 1 Kentucky overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half to keep its perfect season intact, beating Georgia 72-64 on Tuesday night.
March 04, 2015 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackets no match for Tar Heels
Just in time for a rematch with Duke, No. 19 North Carolina established some late-season momentum by beating Georgia Tech 81-49 on Tuesday night, completing a sweep of the struggling Yellow Jackets.
March 04, 2015 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights look for consistency: Woodland series has seen River Ridge pitch no-hitter, then get routed
WOODSTOCK — The baseball season has been hit or miss for River Ridge thus far. Not only were a couple of non-region games canceled due to weather, there’s been a lack of consistency when the Knight...
March 05, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Pickerill fans team-record 16 in Creekview win
Jordan Pickerill set a team record with 16 strikeouts — including 12 in a row at one point — as Creekview beat Cass 4-0 on Wednesday at the LakePoint Sports complex in Emerson. Pickerill (1-0) scat...
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Etowah boys, girls programs both have their sights set on additional success
Tennis season is underway, and Etowah expects to be the team to beat in the county for both genders, but those won’t be the only programs expected to make the playoffs. On the boys side, Etowah wil...
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Markakis taking it slowly in early going of spring training
Nick Markakis is looking forward to opening day in Atlanta. Crabcakes down south, that’s another story.
March 04, 2015 12:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rivals split region matchups
Bundled-up soccer fans at Skip Pope Stadium enjoyed a pair of games Tuesday night as Sequoyah hosted Creekview for a pair of Region 7AAAAA matchups.
March 04, 2015 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Furtah Prep suffers tumultuous end to title reign
The Furtah Prep boys basketball team saw its season come to an end Saturday in heartbreaking fashion.
March 04, 2015 12:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Around the County: Cagle earns AAC pitching award
Two days after setting the program record for wins in a career, Reinhardt’s Zach Cagle was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.
March 04, 2015 12:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Creekview pulls away from Cass
Creekview kept Cass scoreless after the first inning and went on to win 5-1 in its Region 7AAAAA opener Tuesday.
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College Basketball Roundup: Clemson prevails after blowing lead
Rod Hall scored five of his 15 points in overtime as Clemson recovered from blowing a 23-point lead to defeat Georgia Tech 70-63 in overtime on Saturday. The Tigers (16-12, 8-8 Atlantic Coast Confe...
March 01, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local athletes have standout showings
The Milton Invitational concluded Saturday with a handful of Cherokee County athletes winning titles and many more placing.
March 01, 2015 12:35 AM | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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