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Two days of storms delay region softball

As so often happens, the weather bug has bitten Barrow athletics once again.

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Apalachee



Apalachee softball drops games to Loganville, Heritage

Apalachee’s girls’ softball team faced two of the best teams in Region 8-AAAAA in recent games, and the results were not favorable for the ...

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Woodland overpowers Apalachee 43-9 in opener

Woodland overpowers Apalachee 43-9 in opener

For the first game of the season, the Apalachee Wildcats and their new head coach, Steve Sims, went out on the field against Woodland-Henry.  

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Lady Wildcats get early lead, but can’t hang on

Lady Wildcats get early lead, but can’t hang on

Apalachee High School’s Lady Wildcats dropped a hard non-region loss Thursday night in what was to be their triumphant home opener after defeating Winder-Barrow ...

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Apalachee looks for positives after scrimmage loss to Monroe

st Friday night’s scrimmage to Monroe 19-3, but head coach Steve Sims feels like there are still plenty of positives to take away.

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Early-season exhibition favors Cats

Early-season exhibition favors Cats

Sophomore Savannah Butler tossed a five-hitter and Apalachee pounded out 10 hits Tuesday at Spratlin Field as the Lady Wildcats defeated cross-county rival Winder-Barrow 7-2 ...

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Bethlehem Christian Academy

BCA hosts first football game; night ends in loss

BCA hosts first football game; night ends in loss

Friday night’s grand opening for the Bethlehem Christian Academy football field was a bittersweet affair as the Piedmont Cougars came in and spoiled the ...

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Knights rally against Monsignor Donovan for first home win

Knights rally against Monsignor Donovan for first home win

Bethlehem Christian Academy’s VolleyKnights had to fight back for every point they earned Tuesday night, making the 3-1 win over Monsignor Donovan, which also ...

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Knights show off progress in split scrimmage

Christian Academy’s football scrimmage Thursday night at John Hancock Academy ended up deviating from the plan significantly, the Knights are excited about the way ...

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New facility a blessing for BCA athletics

New facility a blessing for BCA athletics

After what has surely been a stressful year, the Bethlehem Christian Academy family is finally getting to enjoy the fruits of their labor.

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Winder-Barrow



Surging Lady Doggs turn tide against Gainesville

Jikayla Sullivan’s one-out run-scoring triple in the bottom of the fifth inning Thursday ended the Winder-Barrow girls’ softball team’s Region 8-AAAAA game with ...

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Jefferson RB’s 5 TDs sink Winder-Barrow

In what was a much-anticipated week-two matchup between the Jefferson Dragons and Winder-Barrow Bulldoggs, the Dragons pulled away late in the fourth quarter to win ...

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Dacula overwhelms Lady Doggs

Dacula overwhelms Lady Doggs

Dacula overcame an early 3-0 deficit and went on to pound the Winder-Barrow girls’ softball team 16-4 Thursday evening at Spratlin Field in the Charles ...

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Overconfident Doggs brought down a notch in scrimmage

Overconfident Doggs brought down a notch in scrimmage

On paper, both South Forsyth and Winder-Barrow seemed like well-suited opponents. On the field, South Forsyth told a very different story with their 34-7 win ...

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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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Other Schools

Barrow youth finds mixed results at Junior Olympics

Barrow youth finds mixed results at Junior Olympics

Barrow County’s Tauheed Ferguson recently went to the Junior Olympics in Jacksonville, FL in order to compete in multiple events, but primarily the 80-meter ...

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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

Beloved Jug Tavern president steps down

Beloved Jug Tavern president steps down

With so many retirees moving to be closer to their children, the Jug Tavern Senior Men’s Golf Association has largely benefited from people moving ...

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Jug Tavern’s Tiller sinks a hole-in-one

Jug Tavern’s Tiller sinks a hole-in-one

The winners of each quarterly tournament with the Jug Tavern Men’s Senior Golf Association always win a little money, but the quickest way to ...

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Winder resident honored at national ceremony

Winder resident honored at national ceremony

Winder’s own Vicki Pilgrim was recently honored by the National Senior Games Association with the Harris Frank Distinguished Service Award at this year’s ...

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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

Wynn: More sports, more often

Wynn: More sports, more often

Summer sure was nice, wasn’t it?

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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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Colleges

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Parks & Recreation

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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Alumni

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Outdoors

Winder YMCA to host annual race

Winder YMCA to host annual race

As the calendar flips from July to August, residents of Barrow County get ready for several changes. School will be starting back soon and the ...

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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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