August 25, 2012
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Football season goes by fast, doesn’t it?
For as long as I’ve been following football, I’ve heard coaches say that the biggest improvement their teams make is between their first and second games.
The first full week of the high school football season is in the books.
Anything worth doing is worth doing right.
I don’t have to consult a history book to revisit the world Dr. Martin Luther King was speaking to just a few days past 50 years ago.
For some it will be the best of times, for others, the worst of times. Do we know for sure what will happen? No. Is it still fun to predict? Absolutely.
People are starting to find out about the athletic abilities that lie in the Southern Crescent.
I don't see the world in black and white when it comes to how we should treat each other.
With each story and event I cover and each player, coach, racer, parent or fan I encounter, I’m further reminded of how much high school sports means to this community.
Sometimes the summer months can be challenging for sports writers, but there's still plenty to keep one occupied before the fall sports blitz.
As a kid in school, I couldn't wait for the summer.
Basketball is alive and well this summer in the Southern Crescent side of football country.
Attention Southern Crescent, your athletic talent stock is rising, and investors — aka college recruiters — are starting to take notice.
The first time I stepped foot onto a NASCAR-level racetrack was about this time last summer.
Can new Dutchtown football coach Kevin Jones duplicate his success at back-to-back state runners up Lovejoy, where he spent several seasons as defensive coordinator?
If we have as much power in the Holy Spirit as we Christians say we do, then chronic complaining should be among the last things on our to-do list.
Longing for the days where coaches stayed around long enough to develop dynasties? Forget about it.
Dennis Cox and his Clayton State team have grown to dislike Monday games.
Live your life for an audience of One.
It would take rapper 2 Chainz to tell you about the last time a Clayton County school won a Georgia High School Association team championship in any sport.
Jonesboro boys still find a way to impact state tournament.
Satan is the master of making the good look bad and the bad look good.
Salvation is more than just a "get out of hell free" card.
We know that there is no “I” in the word team.
Watering down the Gospel doesn't do anyone any favors.
Is prayer becoming a tool of excuse for you?
So if you were the referee what would you do?
It’s a midseason test with postseason flavor.
A little personal transparency for you today.
Let it be our aim to speak life and blessings in 2013.
Recent life events have been Christmas reminders.
Alright, I said one more game and we’d talk.
So what's your reason to not be used by God?
As the sounds of celebration emanated from Tucker players, coaches and fans alike after its 22-7 victory over Lovejoy during last year’s Class AAAA championship game, a completely opposite scene was taking place on the other side of the field.
Georgia Dome, welcome back the Wildcats.
Sports are microcosms of life.
This time comes but once a year. But Thanksgiving shouldn’t just be a holiday.
Contrary to what some may believe, I didn't always pay a whole lot of attention in Church when I was a kid.
Welcome to football’s second season, a.k.a., the playoffs.
How good are you at forgiveness?
Whatever you think you need, God already has a well thought out provision plan for it. Yours is to trust Him.
Readers who disagree with points you make in an opinion column comes with the territory as a journalist. I don’t mind.
I overheard a conversation of several seventh and eighth graders discussing where they wanted to go to high school.
It’s Clayton County’s turn once again to take another crack at Griffin.
I feel like I need to tell somebody (including myself) to hold on. Don’t give up. The struggle is meant to strengthen you. Regardless of the pain, the hurt, the misunderstandings, the mistakes, the tension and the turmoil, know that God is on your side.
Christians can singlehandedly put false preachers out of business if they’d just learn how to study God’s word for themselves.
A state title would make it official