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Clayton State athletes shine at Peach Belt Conference meet

Clayton State didn’t bring home a team championship, but the Lakers had plenty of individual champions at the second annual Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championship in Rome.

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MAHONE: Craig Chatman should do well at new Lithia Springs gig

Craig Chatman has been in training for his new gig for the last 15 years.

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Motorama offers variety at Atlanta Motor Speedway

There will be monster trucks, old racing cars, lawnmower racing, and even a car valued at one million dollars at this weekend’s Atlanta Motorama at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Job Kemboi is one of top runners in the Peach Belt Conference

To prepare for the Peach Belt Conference track and field championships, Clayton State distance runner Job Kemboi took on some stiff competition last weekend.

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Bryce Rauhof looking for Peach Belt Conference repeat

Bryce Rauhof admits that it wasn’t a pretty sight.

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Montrell Custis switches pledge to Alabama

The Lovejoy High junior safety calls Alabama a better ‘fit’ than Kentucky

For the past six months, Montrell Custis had been committed to Kentucky after making the pledge in early November.

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Clayton County players, coaches make GSWA all-state teams

Anybody associated with the Jonesboro Cardinals boy’s basketball team will tell you that James Walker is a special caliber player.

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Marquett Simmons has eye on state title

After three top-six finishes at last year’s Class AAAAA state meet, Mount Zion’s Marquett Simmons is back and gaining confidence daily in his senior year.

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Forest Park girls, Mount Zion boys win Clayton County track titles

Forest Park, Zion win titles

While Forest Park girl’s dominated in all phases of the Clayton County Track and Field Championship, the Mount Zion boy’s did most of its damage mainly on the track.

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MAHONE: Never any downtime in the sports world

We have entered into the one of the most exciting times of the year for basketball junkies.

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Job Kemboi is one of top runners in the Peach Belt Conference

To prepare for the Peach Belt Conference track and field championships, Clayton State distance runner Job Kemboi took on some stiff competition last weekend.

Autopsy reveals cause of death of Ultimate Warrior

The 54-year-old wrestler, James Hellwig, collapsed on April 8 outside a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Mount Zion one of favorites at Region 4-AAAAA Track and Field Championships

Mount Zion coach Jason Battles is not willing to make any predictions about this week’s Region 4-AAAAA Tracka nd Field Championships, but he is confident that his team can do well.

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Montrell Custis commits to Alabama

After taking another visit to Alabama over the weekend, Lovejoy defensive back Montrell Custis decided that the SEC powerhouse would be a good fit.

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Swimmer Michael Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement.

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MASTERS: Spieth denied history at Augusta

Jordan Spieth took charge early in Sunday’s final round at Augusta National in his pursuit to become the youngest Masters champion, but the 20-year-old saw his two-shot lead evaporate in an instant.

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MASTERS: McIlroy bounces back with Top 10 finish at Augusta

Rory McIlroy ended a frustrating Masters on a high with his best round of the tournament on Sunday to record his first top 10 finish at Augusta National.

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MASTERS: Langer, golden oldies have good Masters showings

The performances of the golden oldies at this week’s Masters have proved the 50-plus brigade can mix it with the young powerhouses of world golf, Bernhard Langer said after finishing in the top 10.

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Joey Logano matures into contender on NASCAR circuit

Just a few short years ago, Joey Logano was polishing his driving skills on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Thursday Thunder grassroots summer racing series.

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New QB and former Southern Crescent area defensive leaders highlight spring for Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia’s annual G-Day game at Stanford Stadium usually offers Bulldog fans a glimpse of its upcoming team and shake off a long offseason until August.

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MAHONE: Former Luella standout Aaron Davis and North Clayton alum Amarlo Herrera living up to expectations at UGA

Four years ago when Amarlo Herrera signed with Georgia, he was part of the 2010 recruiting class that was being touted as the “Dream Team” by coach Mark Richt.

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McDonough area trainer Chris Strayhand has made a lasting impact on Southern Crescent athletes

Chris Strayhand realizes that he’s not the most widely known personal trainer in the Southern Crescent area.

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Chase Elliott ready for Darlington challenge

Seven years ago when Chase Elliott was competing at the Thursday Thunder grassroots racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Ed Clark decided to get his autograph following his last season.