News for Sunday, October 23, 2011

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THE BLITZ: Season coming to a close with big games on tap

Brandon Brigman gives his thoughts on the Grayson video directed towards Brookwood.

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GAC advances to AA/A semifinals with another sweep

NORCROSS -- When the Hebron Christian volleyball team made it to the Class AA/A Elite Eight for the first time in 2009, the Lions lost to the eventual state winner.

After false alarm, GSU picks off homecoming win

ATLANTA -- After dodging figurative bullets throughout Saturday's game with South Alabama, Georgia State was finally caught in the visiting Jaguars' crosshairs in the waning seconds of regulation.

ELCA stops Wesleyan comeback

McDONOUGH — When it comes to the state quarterfinals, no game comes easy.

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Buford's Carter won't be ready to start the season

Andraya Carter has been a part of three straight Class AA girls state titles and is a key reason why Buford is the favorite to win a fourth in a row.

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Sugar Hill Fall Festival celebrates with animals, games and cars

SUGAR HILL -- Erin Dyer and her step-daughter Ashleigh Sargent couldn't believe what they had found. A petting zoo. And not just any petting zoo. This one had alpacas, a silky chicken and a yak, plus a few other furry friends to interact with at the Sugar Hill Fall Festival on Saturday.

No. 2 Harrison ends Brookwood's volleyball season

KENNESAW -- Brookwood's run in the 2011 Class AAAAA state volleyball tournament finally came to an end in the Elite Eight as No. 2-ranked Harrison took a 25-15, 25-12, 25-18 win over the Broncos.

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Crowds turn out for Snellville Fall Festival

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Martin, Johnson lead solid Hendrick effort at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- For the first time since Dan Wheldon's fatal accident, the focus was back on the race track.

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Military path leads Morgan to medical career

Most of the physical therapy patients Jeff Morgan works with daily have no idea about his past injuries.

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For trailer park kids, Hope Center's a bastion

LOGANVILLE -- The bullets started biting a few ticks past 11 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2009.

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Gladiators fail to match Warriors' intensity in 4-2 loss

DULUTH -- The Gwinnett Gladiators never led in their second home game and lost 4-2 to Greenville on Saturday, just a day after rolling past the Warriors.

Thomasville transfer will help Shiloh hoops

Greater Atlanta Christian already knows about Robert Carter. The rest of Gwinnett County will find out this basketball season.

PREP FOOTBALL NOTES: Ball finally bounces Brookwood's way in rivalry

In a series of tight football games, both Brookwood and Parkview have their share of nail-biting wins.

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No. 20 Georgia Tech sputters at Miami

MIAMI -- Something about coming to Miami just doesn't sit right with Georgia Tech these days.. And this latest trip knocked the Yellow Jackets out of first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division -- and almost certainly will bump them from the national polls as well.. Held to

David Lenz

Mr. David A. Lenz, age 62, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Alta Lenz; and brother ...

R.w. Holmes

R.W. "Cotton" Holmes, age 73 of Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2011. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924. *

Ollie Higgins

Mrs. Ollie Mae Higgins, age 93, of Winder, Georgia passed away October 22, 2011. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements. (www.carterfhwinder.com)

Angela Fulcher

Angela Burch Fulcher, age 42 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2011. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA 770-932-1133 ...

William Lee

Mr. William Chester Lee, Jr., age 79 of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2011. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford ...

Geneva Anderson

Mrs. Geneva Melva Anderson, age 85 of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 21, 2011. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Olive Powell

Olive Powell, 84, of Buford, GA., died Friday October 21, 2011. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.