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Gladiators tie game late, but fall in shootout

Alpharetta native Brad Miller tied the game late in the third, but the Gladiators fell 5-4 in a shootout to the Toledo Walleye on Saturday night in front of 7,474 fans at the Huntington Center

Super Six Swimming and Diving Profiles

A look at the Daily Post's selections for the county's top preseason swimmers and divers

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Prep football notes: Crews shows faith in defense in first-round win

When Brookwood scored the game-tying TD with 47 seconds left Friday night in an eventual 30-27 win over Peachtree Ridge, a few people wondered if the visitors would go for a two-point conversion and the lead.

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Georgia in driver's seat with 45-7 win over Auburn

ATHENS -- Needing a win to stay in the driver's seat for the SEC East Division championship, Georgia came up with easily its best and most complete performance of the season in the South's oldest rivalry.

Homecoming bittersweet for North grad Uzomah

ATHENS -- To those who don't know C.J. Uzomah, it might seem a bit strange that the first time Auburn receiver contributed to a touchdown in his college career would be by throwing a pass.

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Norcross showcase to feature state-title rematch

The opening night of the Lady Blue Tip-Off will feature a rematch of last season's Class AAAAA state championship game. But that is hardly the only intriguing contest during the three-day event at Norcross that will get the girls high school basketball season off to a fast start.

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Mill Creek's Dudley has high hopes

The few weeks leading up to the high school swimming and diving season were pretty tense for Rachael Dudley.

Bulldogs Classic at North to feature intriguing games

One Georgia Tech signee will play his first game with a new team on Tuesday. Another will do the same on Saturday.

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Kyle Maynard's next adventure: Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the world's tallest free-standing mountain. Comfortably nestled among three of the largest lakes on the planet, it rises to a daunting 19.340 feet near Tanzania's northwest border with Kenya.

Collins Hill loses opener in overtime

SUWANEE -- With Conner Iverson leading the way, the Collins Hill boys almost had an attention-grabbing victory in Eric Nathan's coaching debut.

Lillian Forrest

Mrs. Lillian Forrest, age 97 of Loganville, died Friday, November 11, 2011. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Ken Stokes, Loganville; sons and daughter ...

Deborah Foote

Mrs. Deborah Lynn Foote, age 53, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Virginia Shuster; and father ...

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Shirley Force

Shirley Jean Cantrell Force was born on April 15, 1950 in Buford, GA to the late Warren Cantrell Sr. and Viola Cantrell. She departed this life on Tuesday, November 8 ...

Beverly Hendricks

Beverly A. Hendricks, age 70 of Snellville, GA passed away November 11, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.

Jack Rice

Jack D. Rice, age 56 of Monroe, GA passed away November 12, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Monroe Chapel, 770-267-2594.

Roberta Azevedo

Mrs. Roberta Neyens Azevedo, age 64, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011. She is survived by her husband of forty-four years, Frank Azevedo, Lawrenceville, GA ...

James Lee

James E. "Bud" Lee, age 90, of Washington, GA passed away November 11, 2011. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com

Ramon Platas

Ramon Platas, age 91 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on November 11, 2011. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.

Juanita Vanover

Juanita Stewart Vanover, age 86, of Snellville, GA, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A Family Company," Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200, has been entrusted ...

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Bonnie Black

Bonnie Lee Schultz Black, of Harrisonburg, VA, died August 21. She was predeceased by her mother, Lee Schaaf Schultz, and her husband, Harry G. Black, Jr. She was survived by ...

Gladiators tie game late, but fall in shootouT

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Alpharetta native Brad Miller tied the game late in the third, but the Gladiators fell 5-4 in a shootout to the Toledo Walleye on Saturday night in front of 7,474 fans at the Huntington Center.

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