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Heritage soccer drops a pair at top ranked McIntosh

The soccer teams at McIntosh High School each sit atop the Class AAAAA rankings and Heritage found out why on Friday.

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Proffitt keeps Alcovy quiet in 12-3 loss

Eastside pitcher Brantley Proffitt gave up a few hits but he was able to keep the Tigers from getting back-to-back hits as he led the Eagles to a 12-3 win on Friday.

Salem baseball moves to 3-0 with win over Jonesboro

The Salem baseball team has certainly enjoyed playing in the friendly confines of its home ballpark in 2015.

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Season ends for Newton in quarterfinals loss to Wheeler

Newton’s boys basketball team surprised Wheeler by giving them all they could handle in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals but in the end the Rams could were unable to keep up with the overpowering Wildcats in their 72-54 loss on Thursday.

Newton sweeps Eastside on tennis court

Eastside’s tennis team not only had to battle brutal conditions on Thursday, they also had to battle a tough Newton team as they were swept in both matches.

Falcons release WR Douglas, OG Blalock

The Atlanta Falcons continued to clear unwanted players off new coach Dan Quinn’s roster Friday by releasing wide receiver Harry Douglas and guard Justin Blalock.

Alford leads Georgia State softball to fast start

Updates on former local athletes in college baseball and softball

Davis, Tech women upend Duke to snap long losing spell

The Georgia Tech womens basketball team finally got the best of Duke.

Mitchell POY, Denmark COY in Region 8 hoops

It was another successful season on the basketball court for the Salem girls and Heritage boys and five players were honored as all-Region 8-AAAAA recipients.

Alcovy gets swept by Lakeside in first region game

Alcovy’s soccer team ran into a buzz saw as they got blanked by Lakeside in their first Region 2-AAAAAA match on Tuesday.

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Forest Park girls eliminate Salem in AAAAA hoops quarters

Blessed with a second chance, Forest Park’s Kerry Watson made the most of it. As a result, the Panthers are headed back to the final four.

Quinn to put his imprint on Falcons defense

New head coach Dan Quinn likes the size of a few veterans on the roster, but they haven’t displayed any propensity to rush the passer. The Falcons had 22 sacks last season, which finished tied for third woprst in the league.

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Kansas State apologizes for fans storming court

A day after Kansas State fans stormed the Court at Bramlage Coliseum in the aftermath of the Wildcats’ 70-63 upset win over eighth-ranked Kansas, the university issued an apology to its fierce rival.

FIFA recommends shorter November-December World Cup for Qatar 2022

FIFA has recommended that Qatar hosts a shorter World Cup in 2022 staged over the cooler months of November and December in a move sure to set world soccer’s governing body on a collision course with the major European leagues.

Eastside gets sweep over Newton

The Eastside boys soccer team scored six goals in the first half on their way to a 7-0 win over Newton while the Lady Eagles started the sweep with a 3-1 win at Homer Sharp Stadium on Saturday.

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