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Schools host summer hoops league

Schools host summer hoops league

June was a busy month for Barrow’s high school basketball teams, despite the fact that the regular season is still five months or so ...

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Apalachee

Apalachee teaches future Cats

Apalachee teaches future Cats

It may be his first season of Apalachee football, but first-year head coach Steve Sims is already getting a chance to make an impact on ...

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Apalachee star tries to balance life, recruitment

Apalachee star tries to balance life, recruitment

Apalachee High School’s Kamar Baldwin has been one of the most highly recruited basketball players in the state of Georgia over the last three ...

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Lady Cats working toward title repeat

Lady Cats working toward title repeat

After three straight Area 8-AAAAA titles and a five-year streak of making the state playoffs, the Apalachee High School Volleycats have made quite a name ...

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Wildcats sweep tourney for camp victory

Wildcats sweep tourney for camp victory

Apalachee High School’s Wildcats basketball team recently made their annual trip to Chattanooga for the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga Campus team basketball camp, but ...

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Cats tee up between the hedges

Cats tee up between the hedges

ATHENS – Apalachee’s Wildcats were in the company of Bulldogs all afternoon Thursday as they got the chance to play between the hedges of Sanford ...

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Bethlehem Christian Academy

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Winder-Barrow

Winder volleyball ready to take over

Winder volleyball ready to take over

For the last several years, the best volleyball team in Region 8-AAAAA has been from Barrow County.

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Former Winder-Barrow cheerleader sees a dream come true

Former Winder-Barrow cheerleader sees a dream come true

A former Winder-Barrow Cheer Dogg has finally landed in his dream position, despite a short detour. 

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Pole vault tradition lives on in Hardegree, Bennett

Pole vault tradition lives on in Hardegree, Bennett

A proud duo of Winder-Barrow student athletes signed letters of intent this past Thursday to attend Columbus State University for pole vault. The pair of ...

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Cheer Doggs welcome youth

Cheer Doggs welcome youth

Towards the end of June, Winder-Barrow cheerleading opened up their gym to nearly 60 campers for this summer’s youth cheer leading camp.

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Lady Doggs hungry for state berth

Lady Doggs hungry for state berth

With five seniors and a slew of young talent, the 2014-15 Winder-Barrow High School women’s basketball team found the program’s first winning season ...

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Other Schools

Bethlehem Shooting Stars astonish the world

Bethlehem Shooting Stars astonish the world

After an unbelievable season, Bethlehem Elementary School’s archery team, the Shooting Stars, finished near the top 10 at this past weekend’s world championships ...

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From Westside to the world

From Westside to the world

The 2020 Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan. The location after that is anybody’s guess, but one Barrow youth has already decided ...

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Sports

Barrow's QBs anything but clichéd

Barrow's QBs anything but clichéd

Almost by default, people consider quarterbacks the leader of a football team. They are in a position that directs most of the offensive action in ...

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WJBB brings FM access to Barrow sports

WJBB brings FM access to Barrow sports

Barrow County has an interrupted history of a radio presence with the old WIMO station having peaks and valleys of popularity, culminating in new ownership ...

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Sports Columnists

An ode to the dishonesty of organized sports

An ode to the dishonesty of organized sports

In case you missed it, the US government came down pretty hard on FIFA, the international organization that governs professional soccer, this past week.

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Senior letter to the Class of 2015

Senior letter to the Class of 2015

So I recently underwent a very strange experience. You see, I'm just 26, but I was recently asked to write a senior letter for ...

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How fickle, the cries for sportsmanship

How fickle, the cries for sportsmanship

Let me give all the sports fans reading this column a little advice. 

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The real benefit of having a home field advantage

The real benefit of having a home field advantage

My wife and I recently bought a house. I say recently, it was back in November that we bought it and January when we moved ...

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A Culture of bad sportsmanship

A Culture of bad sportsmanship

So I've learned something about myself that I never would have known were I not working in this position.

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Colleges

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Parks & Recreation

Hiking expert touts North Georgia

Hiking expert touts North Georgia

Although school starts back soon and the unofficial summer season is nearing an end, the thermometer will be telling a different story for several more ...

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Parks & Rec director Cooper headed to Habersham

Parks & Rec director Cooper headed to Habersham

Although he has spent most of the last decade as the director of Parks and Recreation for Barrow County, Kurt Cooper is stepping down and ...

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NBA team helps unveil new court at Ft. Yargo

NBA team helps unveil new court at Ft. Yargo

The Atlanta Hawks are unveiling five new basketball courts across the metro area throughout the summer, but David Lee, Executive Director of the Atlanta Hawks ...

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Fort Yargo excellent option for recreation

Fort Yargo excellent option for recreation

Of the nearly 50 state parks in the state of Georgia, one of the finest is right here in Barrow County.

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Alumni

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Outdoors

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