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Winder sweeps rivalry series with Apalachee

Winder sweeps rivalry series with Apalachee

A throwing error on Cameron Whaley’s bunt in the bottom of the fifth inning allowed two runs to score, breaking a 3-3 tie and propelling Winder-Barrow to a 6-3 victory over Apalachee in a Region 8-AAAAA game Friday at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex.

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Big Barrow rivalry ready for renewal

Rivalries make sports fun. Or they make sports awful, mostly depending on which side of the rivalry a preferred team falls. 

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Doggs, Lady Cats excel at local meet

Doggs, Lady Cats excel at local meet

Four schools made the trip to W. Clair Harris Stadium for Tuesday’s local track meet, but the Barrow schools made sure that they kept the bulk of the scoring in-county.

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CAMPUS REPORT: High School Golf

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Winder-Barrow ROTC finds wins with riflery and drill competition

The Winder-Barrow ROTC program hosted their first drill competition of the season on Saturday, Feb. 28, and they kept the top prize trophy at home.

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Apalachee



Wildcat tennis finishes region strong

Apalachee men’s tennis swept Cedar Shoals 5-0 on Thursday to finish off their Region 8-AAAAA season with a bang. In the region, Apalachee finished 6-3 having won 60 sets and lost just 33.

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Chee track wins home meet, hits some big marks

Analee Bradach and Julia Graham won two events apiece Thursday afternoon at the Apalachee track, while Destany McDaniel, Brooke Hardigree, Logan Leverette and Destany Gibbs won one apiece to lead the Lady Wildcats to an easy victory over Social Circle, Clarke Central and Walnut Grove in a quadrangular meet.

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Wildcat track faces stiff competition at Parkview

Wildcat track faces stiff competition at Parkview

Destany McDaniel broke her own school record in the long jump for the Apalachee High School girls’ track team and Tyler Fragapane won his event for the boys’ team, but the Wildcats had a difficult time scoring in the Parkview Invitational meet Saturday at the Panther’s track.

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One goal the margin of Cats' loss

One goal the margin of Cats' loss

Despite a hat trick from Apalachee senior Kate Winegarner, Apalachee lost Tuesday’s non-region contest to Morgan County 4-3. 

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Late surge gives Chee the win

Late surge gives Chee the win

Tuesday evening’s soccer game between the men of Apalachee High School and Morgan County High School featured an astounding comeback in the final 15 minutes of play to see the Wildcats take the non-region game 4-1. 

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Bethlehem Christian Academy

Too many missed chances doom BCA

Too many missed chances doom BCA

LOGANVILLE — It looked like baseball would be Bethlehem Christian Academy’s best chance to beat local rival Loganville Christian this season after taking lumps in football and basketball, but the Lions used a fifth inning home run to come out on top 2-1 in the GISA region contest. 

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Stills' slide lifts Knights to win

Stills' slide lifts Knights to win

Bethlehem trailed late in Tuesday’s pitcher’s duel, but one fateful slide into home with one away in the sixth inning gave the Knights a 4-2 region win over Dominion Christian Academy. 

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Hoops season over for BCA Knights

Hoops season over for BCA Knights

hed up their basketball season with an unfortunate 79-55 loss to Griffin Christian, one of the region’s best, Thursday night in a game that was originally scheduled for Tuesday. 

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BCA's Klein signs with LaGrange

BCA's Klein signs with LaGrange

Bethlehem Christian Academy’s PJ Klein already has two baseball state championship rings to his name, but Friday afternoon he acquired one more honor when he signed a letter of intent to play baseball for LaGrange College.

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Weber School gets revenge against Knights during OT thriller

Weber School gets revenge against Knights during OT thriller

The Weber School avenged an earlier buzzer-beater loss by defeating Bethlehem Christian's men in a 67-64 overtime game Tuesday evening.

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Winder-Barrow



Winder Net Doggs end with Athens

Winder-Barrow’s men lost the top two singles matches in Thursday’s Region 8-AAAAA tennis contest at Clarke Central, but they rallied on the other three matches to pull off a big program win in Athens.

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Lady Doggs' golf hitting their stride

Lady Doggs' golf hitting their stride

Winder-Barrow women’s golf is still in position to make a return trip to the postseason, and they should have all the pieces back in place to make that happen this coming week.

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Winder track preps for big week ahead

Winder track preps for big week ahead

Jay Branch won two events, Ethan Womack won one and Andre Jackson scored in three events Saturday as the Winder-Barrow High School boys’ track and field team placed third in the Greater Atlanta Christian School (GACS) Invitational meet at the GACS track.

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Doggs blast Horns for three-game winning streak

Doggs blast Horns for three-game winning streak

Will Hardigree’s bases-loaded walk in the sixth inning chased home Winder-Barrow’s 10th run of the game Monday evening at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex and completed the Bulldoggs’ Region 8-AAAAA 10-0 victory over Lanier.

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Local athlete to be featured by HBO

Local athlete to be featured by HBO

Many high school athletes dream of continuing their sport in college, and even more dream of getting to participate at a prestigious Division I school.

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Other Schools

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Sports Columnists

A treatise against change artists

A treatise against change artists

I have often said that one of the hardest things for a coach or for anyone to do is to know when something should be changed and when "if it ain't broke..." applies. 

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Balancing discipline and punishment

Balancing discipline and punishment

Starting this August, several college football teams will fight for the Crystal Football, one of the most prestigious and most beautiful awards in all of sports.

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Let's just stop lying to ourselves

Let's just stop lying to ourselves

I have to confess that I am hurting this week. 

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Who is the greatest, iciest character ever?

If I ask most of you to tell me who your favorite fictional character associated with winter is, I'm sure I'll get more than enough bad Sean Bean impressions saying, "Winter is coming."

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Things to do on your Roman holiday

Things to do on your Roman holiday

With the Apalachee Wildcats taking their first-round state basketball playoffs trip to Rome this week, I thought it would be a great idea to give our readers a list of great things to do while in Rome.

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Colleges

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Parks & Recreation



Barrow youth track opens new season

Barrow’s youth track team hosted the first meet of the 2015 season, and they featured some quality scoring performances right out of the gate.

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Shooting Stars come in second

Shooting Stars come in second

The Bethlehem Shooting Stars archery team, competing under the National Archery in the Schools Program, earned second place at the NASP Region Tournament Saturday Jan. 31 at Loganville High School.

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Alumni

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Outdoors

Jug Tavern tourney crowns five victors

Jug Tavern tourney crowns five victors

Winder’s Jug Tavern Senior Men’s Golf Association held their quarterly medal play tournament on Thursday and crowned five winners in three class groups.

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