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Russell Middle wins league championship

Russell Middle wins league championship

The Russell Middle School girls’ basketball team won their league championship earlier this month when they defeated the Oconee Middle team in a 37-33 victory.

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Bethlehem archery team finishes second at regional tournament

Bethlehem archery team finishes second at regional tournament

Fresh off their World-qualifying season in 2015, the Bethlehem Shooting Stars finished second in the NASP Regional Tournament at Loganville High School on Jan. 30.

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Winder-Barrow riflery wins two matches Thursday; Apalachee splits

Winder-Barrow riflery wins two matches Thursday; Apalachee splits

The Apalachee Wildcats competitive riflery team hosted a tri-meet competition on Thursday, welcoming cross-county rival Winder-Barrow to town along with nearby East Jackson High School.

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Wildcats enjoy four years of straight victories over Winder-Barrow

The Apalachee Wildcats won their 11th game in the last 12 Saturday night at the Apalachee gym when they pounded cross-county rival Winder-Barrow 89-40 in ...

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Lady Doggs win seventh straight over Apalachee

Lady Doggs win seventh straight over Apalachee

Winder-Barrow’s Lady Bulldoggs bounced back from their Friday night loss with a 54-32 victory over cross-county rival Apalachee Saturday night at the Lady Wildcats ...

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Apalachee

Lady Wildcats show heart for Valentine's Day

Lady Wildcats show heart for Valentine's Day

While most people are concerned with who they might receive a Valentine from, the Apalachee Lady Wildcat softball team spent considerable time worrying about who ...

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One strong quarter not enough as Lady Wildcats fall to Lanier

One strong quarter not enough as Lady Wildcats fall to Lanier

Despite the fact that the Lady Wildcats of Apalachee High School opened the game with what was probably their best quarter of play all year ...

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Wildcats take subregion win over Longhorns

Wildcats take subregion win over Longhorns

When senior Apalachee Wildcat Kamar Baldwin started the game with a long 3-point basket to put the Wildcats on top, it looked like the kind ...

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Lady Wildcats snap skid in win over Johnson

Shania Thomas made 11 of her 13 free throws in the fourth quarter Saturday evening at the Apalachee gym as the Lady Wildcats basketball team ...

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Wildcats return to winning ways against Johnson

Wildcats return to winning ways against Johnson

What a difference a year—and a day—makes.

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Bethlehem Christian Academy

Short-handed Knights trounced by Loganville Christian

Short-handed Knights trounced by Loganville Christian

What has already been a rough week for the Bethlehem Christian Academy Knights got even worse Monday evening with a lopsided 79-27 loss at the ...

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Lady Knights unseated by torrential comeback

Lady Knights unseated by torrential comeback

Despite a quick start, and a lead for nearly three full quarters, the BCA Lady Knights were unable to hold off a furious comeback by ...

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Bethlehem squads takes dual losses in Atlanta

After a tough home loss to Dominion on Tuesday, things got worse for Bethlehem Christian Academy on Friday with a 67-30 loss against Holy Spirit ...

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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

Despite Friday's loss, Lady Doggs make state tournament for the first time since 1994

Despite Friday's loss, Lady Doggs make state tournament for the first time since 1994

Winder-Barrow’s Lady Bulldoggs led by two points heading into the fourth quarter Friday night at the Harrison Activities Building, the Dogghouse.

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Bulldoggs officially commit to play football at the next level

Bulldoggs officially commit to play football at the next level

There was a packed house at the Winder-Barrow football field house Wednesday for National Signing Day as two of the most talented players in Bulldogg ...

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Winder-Barrow swimming ramps up for state with one last meet

After rescheduling the meet due to expected dangerous weather conditions, the Winder-Barrow Swimdoggs competed in the 46th Metro Swimming and Diving Championship hosted by Westminster ...

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Winder-Barrow inducts three new members to the Wall of Fame

Winder-Barrow inducts three new members to the Wall of Fame

Every year, Winder-Barrow High School inducts new members into the school’s hallowed Wall of Fame.

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Lady Falcons complete season sweep of Winder-Barrow in dominant performance

Lady Falcons complete season sweep of Winder-Barrow in dominant performance

Missing 17 free throws and committing 32 turnovers were a big part of the problem Friday night at the Harrison Activities Building, the Dogghouse, as ...

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Sports

Winder youth baseball team changes name

Winder youth baseball team changes name

As Winder Dixie Youth Baseball expands into Statham, the state of youth baseball in Barrow County keeps changing. With the way things are going right ...

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Sports Columnists

What makes the heart of a champion

What makes the heart of a champion

Over the last few weeks, our world has been taken over by a menace.

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Snow, winter weather and the return of life's little joys

Snow, winter weather and the return of life's little joys

Snow is messy. Snow is inconvenient. Snow is potentially dangerous and, if you’re from Georgia, potentially embarrassing.

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To Kamar Baldwin: One of the Greats

To Kamar Baldwin: One of the Greats

My oldest sister played high school basketball and, for a short while, had the Dacula High School record for highest 3-point percentage in a single ...

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The Beauty of Star Wars

The Beauty of Star Wars

Have you heard about the new Star Wars movie coming out this year? Have you seen it? I have.

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Is it time for locals to embrace Georgia State football?

Is it time for locals to embrace Georgia State football?

Raise your hand if you remember the first time Georgia beat Georgia Tech in football, and I don’t just mean you remember the date ...

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Colleges

Barrow resident Scott Hosch wins top honors as Harvard quarterback

Barrow resident Scott Hosch wins top honors as Harvard quarterback

Being the starting quarterback for a college football team is certainly a high-pressure job.

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Barrow coaches weigh in on Mark Richt's departure from UGA football

Barrow coaches weigh in on Mark Richt's departure from UGA football

Not even a full day after the University of Georgia football team wrapped up a 9-3 regular season by defeating arch-rival Georgia Tech, the athletic ...

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Winder-Barrow alum participates in Georgia State's first ever bowl game

Winder-Barrow alum participates in Georgia State's first ever bowl game

While late December is traditionally known as the Christmas holiday season, there is one other name that some people refer to this time of year ...

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Parks & Recreation

Local kids get free swim safety tips at YMCA

Local kids get free swim safety tips at YMCA

Swimming is for hot weather, summer’s favorite pastime.

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