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Coverage of Rockdale high school sports, including Heritage High School, Salem High School and Rockdale County High School

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Atlanta awarded Major League Soccer franchise

Atlanta has become the latest city to benefit from Major League Soccer’s rapid expansion plans after being awarded a franchise on Wednesday that will begin play in 2017.

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Errors too much for Tigers to overcome in 6-1 loss to Newton

Five errors in the fifth inning caused the Tigers to implode as Newton took advantage of the situation scoring four runs in their 6-1 win in a crucial Region 2-AAAAAA matchup on Tuesday.

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Nadal recovers from shaky start to go through

Claycourt machine Rafael Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.

Seniors make time on field memorable with 4-0 win over Henry County

The three Lady Eagles senior soccer players finished their final game at home with a big win as they defeated Henry County 4-0 on Tuesday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

Five win titles at Region 2 track and field meet

Five local athletes took home individual championships during day one of the Region 2-AAAAAA track and field meet Tuesday at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Heritage falls 1-0 at John’s Creek

The Heritage girls soccer team had its seven-game winning streak snapped Tuesday, dropping a 1-0 contest to John’s Creek.

Bobcats win on Douglas-Roberts’ shot

Chris Douglas-Roberts may not have been the primary option when the Charlotte Bobcats set up the final play with 2.6 seconds left. But the guard felt comfortable when he got the ball with the game on the line.

Olympic sprint gives way to Stanley Cup marathon

With the sprint for Olympic gold over, the marathon run for the Stanley Cup begins this week with the opening round of the National Hockey League playoffs.

Farmer picks up first victory of season

Austin back in the groove with Trenton

Buck Farmer bounced back nicely from an up down first start of the season with a victory in start No. 2.

Autopsy reveals cause of death of Ultimate Warrior

The 54-year-old wrestler, James Hellwig, collapsed on April 8 outside a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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First 50-plus winner of a major could be around the corner

The outstanding displays by veteran trio Miguel Angel Jimenez, Bernhard Langer and Fred Couples at the 78th Masters suggest that a 50-something major champion could be just around the corner.

Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Phelps will swim three events in first competition

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week, the clearest signal yet that he is getting ready to make an Olympic comeback at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

Error gives Rams lead in back and forth battle with Druid Hills

Neither team was willing to give up as the lead changed hands several time before Newton ended up on top taking advantage of a Red Devils error to get the 8-5 win on Friday.

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Swimmer Michael Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement.

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Hawks beat Heat to get seventh straight playoff berth

The longest streak of consecutive playoff appearances in the Eastern Conference belongs to the Atlanta Hawks.

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