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Barrow football adapts to searing Georgia heat

Barrow football adapts to searing Georgia heat

Summers in Georgia, which will come as a surprise to no one, are hot.

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Bradach and Leverette train for their first college sports seasons

Bradach and Leverette train for their first college sports seasons

Athletes Logan Leverette and Analee Bradach have fulfilled their dream of becoming college athletes.

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Dead Week gives coaches a chance to cut loose

Dead Week gives coaches a chance to cut loose

For Dead Week in Barrow County, several of the local coaches and athletes took the time to leave town with their families and find some ...

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Junius and Baldwin adjust to life on campus

Junius and Baldwin adjust to life on campus

For most student athletes, signing day is a dream come true.

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Apalachee

Apalachee Wildcats welcome Allan Bailey as their new head baseball coach

Apalachee Wildcats welcome Allan Bailey as their new head baseball coach

For the first time in what could be a promising career, Allan Bailey was introduced as Apalachee’s head baseball coach Thursday night to an ...

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Apalachee names Allan Bailey as the new head baseball coach

After the surprise departure of former baseball coach Clint Harrison earlier this summer, Apalachee High School officially named Allan Bailey as the next varsity baseball ...

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Despite the delay, Apalachee cross country has a productive summer

Despite the delay, Apalachee cross country has a productive summer

Apalachee High School’s cross country team had not planned to wait until July to start their summer practices.

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Young Apalachee volleyball players see bigger role

Young Apalachee volleyball players see bigger role

Going into the 2016 season, the Apalachee High School volleyball team is without reigning GHSA Area 8-AAAAA Player of the Year Morgan Vandergriff. 

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Wildcats look to fill the sizable void left by seniors Baldwin, Hill and Wonzon

Wildcats look to fill the sizable void left by seniors Baldwin, Hill and Wonzon

For the last four years, Apalachee has been home to one of the best basketball players in the state of Georgia.

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Bethlehem Christian Academy

Despite a strong second half, Knights fall to John Milledge Academy hard

Despite a strong second half, Knights fall to John Milledge Academy hard

The Bethlehem Christian Academy Knights (0-3) fell to an early deficit against the John Milledge Academy Trojans (3-0) and never really found their footing, ultimately ...

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Winder-Barrow

Winder-Barrow cross country looks forward to Deigh Martin's tenure

Winder-Barrow cross country looks forward to Deigh Martin's tenure

The Winder-Barrow High School cross country team has long been one of the most consistently successful athletic programs in the county. For both the men ...

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Braves acquire Winder-Barrow alum Travis Demeritte in trade with the Texas Rangers

Braves acquire Winder-Barrow alum Travis Demeritte in trade with the Texas Rangers

Winder-Barrow alum Travis Demeritte has been a hometown hero for as long as he’s held a bat.

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Braves acquire Winder-Barrow graduate

Former Winder-Barrow Diamond Dogg Travis Demeritte has been traded to the Atlanta Braves effective immediately. 

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Lady Dogg TK Sauls commits to play softball for Piedmont after her senior season

Lady Dogg TK Sauls commits to play softball for Piedmont after her senior season

The varsity softball season is still a few weeks away, but the Winder-Barrow Class of 2017 already has one Lady Dogg headed to higher education ...

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Bulldoggs football wins 7-on-7 competition

The Winder-Barrow High School football team reigned supreme last week during its visit to Tusculum College in Greenville, Tenn. for its annual team camp. 

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Other Schools

Auburn native finds opportunities in lacrosse

Auburn native finds opportunities in lacrosse

Auburn resident Baillie Brindle excels at her sport.

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Harrison expects Habersham to be greatly improved

Harrison expects Habersham to be greatly improved

Even though Apalachee and Winder-Barrow step into a new region this year, the list of opponents is hardly new. Gainesville and Lanier made the move ...

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2016 Region 8-AAAAAA football preview: Dacula

2016 Region 8-AAAAAA football preview: Dacula

Dacula football is in a bit of a unique place after this past year’s shake-up in the Georgia High School Association. With the addition ...

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Jones, Falcons look forward to new company in Region 8-AAAAAA

Jones, Falcons look forward to new company in Region 8-AAAAAA

Dacula football is in a bit of a unique place after this past year’s shake-up in the Georgia High School Association. With the addition ...

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Shooting Stars finish near top 10 at world competition

Shooting Stars finish near top 10 at world competition

Bethlehem’s Shooting Stars archery team has long been one of the most consistently successful programs in the National Archery in Schools Program.

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Sports

Barrow’s Newton qualifies for U.S. Junior Olympics

Barrow’s Newton qualifies for U.S. Junior Olympics

T’yonn Newton, a 7-year-old athlete from Barrow County, has officially qualified for the 2016 Junior Olympic Games hosted by USA Track & Field.

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A Dawg’s motivation: Pollack joins fight against childhood obesity

A Dawg’s motivation: Pollack joins fight against childhood obesity

David Pollack was once one of the most feared defensive players in all of college football. 

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Sports Columnists

Thank you all for three great years covering Barrow County sports

Thank you all for three great years covering Barrow County sports

For the last three years, I have started every story I’ve written for this newspaper with the same six words: “By Adam Wynn, Barrow ...

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SMITH: Reflections from the Open at Troon

TROON, Scotland – The thing about remembering a place of yore, such as a celebrated golf links, is that there is little about the course from ...

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The combined virtue of first impressions, quick conclusions and wooden nickels

The combined virtue of first impressions, quick conclusions and wooden nickels

First, let us just clear the air.

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What it means to represent something

What it means to represent something

My whole life, I’ve always heard that I should watch my behavior because I “represented” something or other.

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High school football should not be about free agency

High school football should not be about free agency

Most of my columns start with a fun little anecdote or clever observation that makes life seem interesting and fun.

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Colleges

The next step: Bradach, Leverette train for first college sports seasons

The next step: Bradach, Leverette train for first college sports seasons

Logan Leverette and Analee Bradach have fulfilled their dream of becoming college athletes. 

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Parks & Recreation

Winder shooting team wins national title

Winder shooting team wins national title

When the Winder-based Hardcore4 rifle team brought home the CMP National Team Championship last season, they were excited.

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Barrow 10U softball goes 3-2 in World Series

Barrow 10U softball goes 3-2 in World Series

Though the Barrow County Leisure Services 10U softball All-Star team entered last week’s Dizzy Dean World Series an underdog, that didn’t deter the ...

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Barrow softball teams make a stand at Dizzy Dean state tournament

Barrow softball teams make a stand at Dizzy Dean state tournament

Four of Barrow County Leisure Service’s youth softball teams took part in the Dizzy Dean State Championship in Cartersville, Georgia this past weekend.

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