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Morrow seniors Jada Wadley and Angelica Rivera sign soccer scholarhsips

History was made Wednesday afternoon at Morrow High School.

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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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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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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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Dan Maehlman, Jonesboro

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


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


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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Clayton State receives NCAA Tournament berth

Clayton State will make its 10th straight NCAA Div. II appearance this Friday when the Lakers take on Limestone College in the Southeast Regional in North Carolina.

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MAHONE: Jonesboro shows poise in winning Class AAAA title

There was one other state championship trophy in Jonesboro High’s trophy case.

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Clayton State to face Columbus State in Peach Belt Conference semifinals

It wasn’t the start to the Peach Belt Conference tournament that Clayton State was hoping for, but they will take the end result.

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Jonesboro defeats Columbia for Class AAAA title

Junior Tracy Hector scored a game-high 19 points to lead Jonesboro to the Class AAAA title on Thursday with a 56-51 win against Columbia at the Macon Coliseum.

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Clayton State players received Peach Belt Conference honors

It has been a week of receiving accolades for Clayton State forward Shacamra Jackson.

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Clayton State takes on Lander in Peach Belt Conference tournament

The March Madness for Clayton State will begin over Thursday in the Peach Belt Conference tournament.

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Jonesboro, Columbia to meet for Class AAAA title

Columbia has been in this spot before — playing for a state championship.

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MAHONE: Hard not to have emotional ties to the communities

As sports journalist we are supposed to be objective.

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Montrell Custis recently got an offer from Alabama

When Montrell Custis looked at his caller ID on his cellphone, he saw Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart number pop up.

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Cameron Solomon finds home at Southern Wesleyan University

It seems that Cameron Solomon has found the right fit.

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Drew makes historic Class AAAAA semifinals appearance

Drew coach Candence Jackson wasn’t quite sure how her team would react in their first road playoff game in program history.

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Forest Park, SWD to meet in semifinals, again

There are expected to be some jitters considering this is the Class AAAAA semifinals, but there will definitely be a comfort level for both Southwest DeKalb and Forest Park in Saturday’s contest.

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Jonesboro meets top-ranked Alexander in state semifinals

Reaching the Class AAAA semifinals is special, but for this season’s version of the Jonesboro Cardinals, it has some extra meaning.

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Lavelle Westbrooks pleased with his NFL Combine performance

Players are never really satisfied, and Lavelle Westbrooks is no exception.

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Clayton County players named to the All-Reigon 2-AAAAAA team

Two boy’s players from Clayton County made the first team All-Region 2-AAAAAA team, which was chosen by the region’s seven coaches.