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Smith Could Be Walton's Next Breakout Star

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, June 29, 2012 - 10:17am

The Walton Raiders ran off 14 straight wins one year ago, reaching the Georgia Dome for the Class AAAAA championship game before falling to Grayson. The Raiders' offense was paced by the running of Tyren Jones and star...

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Pope Standout Aims For London

Fabianna Blanco - Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 10:00am

With the 2012 Summer Olympics just weeks away, one of the nation's best swimmers is trying to make her way from Pope High School to London. University of Georgia junior Kelsey Gaid won the 2009 GHSA state championship...

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Georgia Quarterbacks Picking Up Offers

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 9:58am

Collins Hill head coach Kevin Reach helped Taylor Heinicke earn a scholarship to Old Dominion University two years ago. Now Reach has helped Heinicke's successor Brett Sheehan reach the next level as it was reported...

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Svehla Steps In As New Etowah Coach

Craig Sager, Jr. - Monday, June 25, 2012 - 5:46am

Etowah has been on the cusp of becoming an elite team, but despite years of winning seasons, the program’s last playoff victory came in 2006 against Parkview. Enter new Etowah head coach Dave Svehla. Svehla has never...

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Indians Look To Repeat 2012 Success

Patrick Tighe - Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 1:49pm

The McEachern Indians chopped their way through Class AAAAA competition last fall. Victories over juggernauts like North Gwinnett and Lowndes propelled the Indians to a 10-2 overall record. McEachern's two defeats were...

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Gatorade Honors Appling County's Buxton

Fletcher Proctor - Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 7:28am

For 27 years, Gatorade has recognized the nation's top high school athletes, and on Wednesday the company saluted Appling County's Byron Buxton as the 2011-12 Gatorade Georgia Baseball Player of the Year. Buxton, who...

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2012 Finals Have Star Power Theme

Stephen Black - Friday, May 25, 2012 - 7:46am

If your team is still playing, smile. Out of the more than 400 GHSA baseball programs in the state, only 10 remain. All 10 teams have had ups and downs and all 10 have had to fight to get to this point. This weekend is...

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Loganville's Frazier Setting New Records

Stephen Black - Friday, May 25, 2012 - 7:42am

Loganville's Clint Frazier has become a trending topic during this year's GHSA AAAA playoffs. This quiet, humble and hardworking junior has already begun to be compared to Red Devils alumnus and Oakland Athletic Brandon...

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Fellowship Christian Soccer Star Honored

Fabianna Blanco - Friday, May 25, 2012 - 7:39am

Emily Sonnett made history recently, becoming the first student from Fellowship Christian School to earn Gatorade Player of the Year honors as Sonnett won the 2011-12 crown for girls soccer. Each year Gatorade selects...

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Georgia's Top Prospects Prepare For Draft

Fletcher Proctor - Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 9:27am

As the 2012 GHSA baseball season prepares to declare its five champions, many Major League Baseball scouts will be watching the championship series to see just how the standouts fare and whether the cream that rises to...

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