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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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Danyale Brimer has seen improvement in his pitching arsenal

Lovejoy’s Brimer has put more speed on fastball

A big part of Lovejoy’s baseball success has been the continued development of pitcher Danyale (D.J.) Brimer.

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GIRL'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Lakiah Sims, Drew

Lakiah Sims finished her career at Drew as the program’s leading scorer and rebounder.

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GIRL'S BASKETBALL COACH OF THE YEAR

Candence Jackson, Drew

Candence Jackson helped lead Drew to its best season in the school’s short history with a Class AAAAA semifinals appearance.

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BOY'S COACH OF THE YEAR

Dan Maehlman, Jonesboro

Dan Maehlman lead the Jonesboro basketball program to its first state championship.

ALL-CLAYTON COUNTY BASKETBALL TEAM

The 2013-14 season is complete, and now the Clayton News Daily names its all-county basketball teams.

ALL-CLAYTON COUNTY FOOTBALL TEAM

The Clayton News Daily announces its all-county team.

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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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MAHONE: Tiger-less Masters will be OK

With Tiger Woods in the pursuit of history, all eyes and media coverage is mainly focused on him when it come time for one of golf’s major tournament.

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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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Preston Williams, Randy Anyanwu set new Clayton County records

Preston Williams just had that feeling, making his final jump in the Clayton County Track and Field Championships triple jump competition.

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BOY'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Quincy January, Riverdale

After leading Riverdale to Class AAAA playoffs, senior Quincy January was named the county player of the year.

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Buck Riddle embraces link to successful Atlanta Crackers, Ponce de Leon Park

Buck Riddle, who still calls Atlanta home, readily shares his stories of playing for the Atlanta Crackers’ Southern Association championship teams

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Mount Zion eyeing Clayton County track track title

From all indications, this looks like this should Mount Zion boy’s track and field team’s year.

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Emmanuel Dieke has drawn interest from NFL personnel

After missing an all-star game because of a hamstring injury, and not receiving an invite to the NFL Scouting Combine, former Georgia Tech defensive end Emmanuel Dieke felt he had to do some make-up work at last week’s Pro Day.

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Confidence boost has helped Clayton State golfer Fredrik Lindblom

When his college eligibility is over after this school years, Fredrik Lindblom has hopes of launching a professional golf career.

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Lavelle Westbrooks gets another shot in front of scouts

Lavelle Westbrooks has been through this before as he pursuits his dream of playing in the NFL.