News for Sunday, October 16, 2011

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THE BLITZ: County's talent continues to grow

Brandon Brigman is amazed by the number of early college commitments and takes a look at some of the big games this week.

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Thousands honor MLK at memorial dedication

President Obama is one of the featured speakers during the four-hour ceremony.

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Falcons rally to beat Newton's Panthers 31-17

The Atlanta Falcons spoiled Cam Newton's homecoming by taking advantage of a rookie mistake.

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Whitworth, Brickell claim Coach Wood individual titles

OAKWOOD -- It was another strong showing for Gwinnett County cross county as the Brookwood boys claimed the team title and Collins Hill's Chloe Whitworth took home the girls' individual title at the ninth annual Coach Wood Invitational.

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BISHER: Sea Island deserving of attention

ST. SIMONS ISLAND -- First, let's get these names deconfused.

Gladiators win in marathon shootout

ESTERO, Fla. -- Florida Everblades goaltender John Muse played like a winning goaltender Saturday night.

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PARKER: Celebrating the "f" word: Failure

WASHINGTON — By the time Steve Jobs' Wikipedia page had been adjusted to past tense, eulogists had added a footnote to his biography of success. Failure.Jobs, though wildly successful, also failed often and badly. Therein, we note posthumously, lies perhaps the larger lesson of his life: Sometimes you have to fail to succeed.

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High school football notes: "Choo-choo train" leads Grayson's battering Rams

Grayson can make a pretty good claim as one of the best defenses in the state. A lot of the Rams' success starts up from with the defensive line.

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Stone Mountain Highland Games an ode to roots, revelry

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Bohannon meshes with talented Spartans

A three-time All-County and All-Area 2-AAAAA selection while at Newnan, the 5-foot-10 senior outside hitter would seem to be a gift from heaven.

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Colorful Korean culture flourishes in Suwanee

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Newton returns home as a burgeoning NFL star

ATLANTA -- Cam Newton cheered on the Atlanta Falcons during their only Super Bowl season. He always joined right in for the team's trademark dance.

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Run game leads Virginia past No. 12 Tech

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia coach Mike London paused for a minute, as if he was trying to measure his words, and then smiled like he was throwing caution to the wind.

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UGA hangs on to beat Vandy

Aaron Murray threw for a career-high 326 yards and three touchdowns, and Blair Walsh kicked four field goals as the Georgia Bulldogs held off Vanderbilt 33-28 for their fifth straight victory Saturday night.

Roslyn Carlyle

Roslyn Bowman Ayers Carlyle, age 84 of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral ...

Heather Gee

Heather Anne Gee, age 31 of Snellville, GA passed away October 14, 2011. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com *

Darryl Mcleroy

Darryl Benjamin McLeroy, age 48 of Dunwoody, GA passed away October 15, 2011. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757. *

Jackie Sims

Jackie Rogers Sims, age 66 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away suddenly on Friday, October 14, 2011. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan ...