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Get Fit Clayton highlights handful of Clayton County Department of Parks and Recreation initiatives

The Clayton County Department of Parks and Recreation are offering various initiatives to those hoping to get active and fit.

Former Clayton State basketball player finished second in Nathan’s Atlanta qualifer

Former Clayton State basketball player Gideon Oji finished second in the Atlanta regional for the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest this past weekend.

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Clayton State tennis betters postseason chances with continued hot streak

Clayton State defeated No. 29 Lander and USC Aiken to move into seventh place in the Peach Belt Conference

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Lessons to be learned in the Thabo Sefolosha situation

Young athletes should pay attention to the lessons they can learn from Thabo Sefolosha’s injury.

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Mount Zion’s Battles using track and field program to set the tone for other sports

Jason Battles is the head track and field coach and athletic director at Mount Zion High School

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Mount Zion boys, Forest Park girls win county track championships

Mount Zion topped the competition in male events, while Forest Park led the way in girls action

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Mount Zion’s Varnado, Forest Park’s Matthews take home March Player of the Month honors

Due to their impressive track and field exploits, Mount Zion’s Kirklin Varnado and Forest Park’s Bria Matthews have been named March Players of the Month by the Clayton News.

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Drew’s Brodie signs with Johnson & Wales University

Amanda Brodie of Drew High School will play basketball at the next level after signing with Johnson & Wales University

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North Clayton’s Stackhouse setting golf records at Stanford

Mariah Stackhouse has tied Tiger Woods’ course record at Stanford University

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Culture Shock

Changing football’s dangerous perception starts at the youth level

The Clayton County Department of Parks and Recreation are trailblazers in terms of player safety at the youth level

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Georgia High School Association announces limits for full contact in football practices

Many programs already adopted policies on their own

Monday, the Georgia High School Association announced changes to football practice rules.

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Jonebsoro’s Walker, Maehlman headline Georgia Sports Writers Association’s All-State basketball team

Jonesboro leads the county with four total selections, while Drew, Forest Park and North Clayton each have one.

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North Clayton’s Scurry signs with Northern Oklahoma College

Scurry will play for Northern Oklahoma College next season

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Jonesboro basketball named on final national high school rankings

Jonesboro High School finished on two different national rankings lists

Jonesboro soccer headlines weekend action

Jonesboro remained undefeated with a 3-2 victory over Spalding High School over the weekend

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Masters week chalk full of compelling stories to follow

Tiger Woods, Rory Mcllroy and Bubba Watson are must-see competitors this week at the Masters