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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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Heritage boys tennis season ends in Atlanta

The season came to an end for the Heritage boys tennis team Wednesday.

NFL Draft preview: Falcons want more spine in lines

Over the offseason, the Atlanta Falcons talked about being able to show more grit and toughness in 2013, especially in the trenches.

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Rockdale girls ousted in opening round of state tennis tournament by North Cobb

Being the No. 1 seed did not help the Rockdale girls tennis team as the lost to Region 4-AAAAAA No. 4 seed North Cobb 3-1 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA tournament on Wednesday.

Pacers’ Vogel ‘coaching for his job’

Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel, despite a 56-win season that secured the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, is “coaching for his job,” ESPN.com reported Wednesday.

Murphy gets low medalist in region tournament, boys team advances to state

Eastside girls golf team finish runnerup, qualify for Class AAAA sectional

The Eastside boys golf team achieved another one of their goals by winning the Region 8-AAAA tournament and making it back to the Class AAAA state tournament. The girls have one more step before making it to the state tournament after finishing the region tournament in second place.

Nine third inning runs give Alcovy 11-1, five inning win

The Alcovy baseball team had a big third inning scoring nine runs to give the Tigers the 11-1 run-rule win in five innings on Tuesday.

Eagles win a slugfest at Stephens County

The Eastside baseball team refused to lose in their second game of the series against Stephens County as the Eagles topped the Indians 16-14 in nine innings on Tuesday.

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Shelton, Pats win region soccer title

The brilliance of Faith Shelton on the soccer field was on full display Tuesday, and for the Heritage girls soccer team it couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Spurs’ Popovich named Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich credits his players for rebounding in resilient fashion from what he considers the most devastating defeat in his coaching tenure with the franchise — Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals — to post the best record in the league a year later.

Knicks, Kerr might not be match

Steve Kerr played for Phil Jackson in Chicago, they dine together when TNT basketball assignments put Kerr in the same city and there is no pretending the hypothetical coaching conversation between them would be a new one.

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Wood proves sturdy as starter

Because of Alex Wood’s quirky delivery, the Atlanta Braves thought he might be most effective in short doses coming out of the bullpen.

Tigers run-rule Lovejoy 11-1

Three runs in the first and second inning allowed the Tigers to cruise to an easy 11-1, six-inning win on Monday.

Salem baseball sweeps Cedar

It’d been a nearly-season-long struggle for the Salem baseball team, but Monday was a bright spot.

Eagles keep playoff hopes alive with 5-2 win

The Eastside baseball team ended their five game skid but more importantly kept their playoff hopes alive with their 5-2 win over Stephens County on Monday.

Gainesville pulls away from Heritage on diamond

Gainesville’s baseball team got a contribution from just about everyone in Monday’s win over Heritage.

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