March 29, 2012
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While their classmates are enjoying the benefits of a week off from school because of the Thanksgiving break, the Mundy’s Mill football team is participating in the benefits of their hard work.
HAMPTON — There was some doubt coming into the season about how good Lovejoy would be.
The press pass has been updated. Credentials from Atlanta Motor Speedway have been picked up. Batteries for the remote control have been changed.
The names and years rolled off Craig Chatman’s lip with ease.
Riverdale coach is making sure to keep the emphasis on "student" in student-athletes.
Sports Editor Derrick Mahone thinks that Jermaine Hough has a big future despite his small stature.
There is no getting around it when it comes to sports.
When it comes to summer football workouts — coaches have three options.
Ken Ragan has been a fixture in auto racing for many years.
The names are a little different, but it was evident that there was some talent on the Lovejoy practice field.
Only recently did Terry Herrod interview for the head football coaching job at Riverdale High.
There is always that game within the game.
When it comes to describing their thoughts on new Clayton State men’s basketball coach Paul Harrison, his two former employers use the baseball term home run.
There could be other projects that Harry Douglas could be doing.
The NCAA Final Four has arrived in Atlanta. The Atlanta Braves are back playing games that count.
Late Friday, a new champion will be crowned in NCAA Div. II.
On Sunday morning, the Clayton State women’s basketball team will board a plane heading to San Antonio, Texas.
Just before he began his postgame press conference inside the media room at the Clayton State’s Athletics and Fitness Center, the school’s sports publicist asked Lakers coach Dennis Cox to introduce the two players beside him.
Clayton State has made this journey before, and that’s why Lakers coach Dennis Cox is taking a different approach.
This has been quite a week for former North Clayton High standout Marcus Georges-Hunt.
It has always been said that success is contagious.
He has been a fixture on the Clayton State men’s basketball team sidelines for the last 12 seasons.
Sports Editor Derrick Mahone says this season — and world — wouldn't be the same without Eagle's Landing star senior
Like with any basketball tournament, this week’s region tournaments have seen its share of upsets.
The old coaches cliché of, “There’s no tomorrow,” has been repeated several times this week.
The day started early and ended late.
The ink is not dry yet on the recruiting class for 2013. In fact, no high school seniors have yet to sign their scholarships yet, but college coaches are already combing the landscape looking for that next big recruit.
There was a time when the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star game was the premier postseason game in the state.
Clayton News Daily sports editor Derrick Mahone and Gwinnett Daily Post sports edit Will Hammock share their thoughts on the Class AAAAAA title game.
During the past 11 games, when the fourth quarter came, Eagle’s Landing Christian pretty much had the game secured.
It’s time to come clean. It’s time to admit that I was wrong about last season’s semifinal finals involving Southern Crescent teams Lovejoy and Eagle’s Landing Christian.
Now it gets a little tougher to pick these games.
As we enter the second round of the state playoffs, we still have four teams alive.
For 10 teams in the Southern Crescent, their playoff fate will be decided tonight.
The next to last week of the regular season will see some interesting match-ups that will have playoff implications.
It appears that we learned last week that Locust Grove must be taken serious.
Former NFL coach Dennis Green once went on a 45-second tirade after a loss and uttered the infamous words: “They are who we thought they were!”
Stockbridge is the latest Southern Crescent team to take its shot at longtime nemesis Griffin when the Tigers make the trek to Memorial Stadium this evening.
The very first time that a Henry County and Clayton County team met in football, Clayton County walked away with bragging rights.
After 308 days, the wait is finally over for the Jonesboro Cardinals as they meet No. 3 Griffin.
This is sort of rivalry week for many teams in the Southern Crescent area.
Sometimes when history repeats itself, that can be a good thing, especially in sports.
Everything was going well for South Carolina freshman Rico McWilliams as the former Lovejoy standout was heading into preseason drills.
The image of that fall day in 1992 is still very visible in my mind.
There is one thing that coaches all agree on, and that’s to disagree.
There is no such thing as the offseason anymore in high school athletics.
I’ve never met Cordy Clenn, but I’m definitely excited for him
It was “Career Day” in 1978 at my elementary school.