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Norcross basketball falls to Tift County in state semis

Tift County defeated Norcross 78-70 on Saturday in the state semifinals to earn its first trip to the championship game since a runner-up finish in 2004.

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Archer girls grow up fast to reach state title game

Archer, in just its fifth year, is only one victory away from the Class AAAAAA state championship.

Parkview can’t get breakthrough win

South Forsyth edges Panthers at foul line

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Norcross survives Dacula's upset bid

Dacula vs. Norcross in second round of state playoffs.

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Norcross' Hembree picked as head coach in McDonald's game

Norcross girls basketball coach Angie Hembree, who also had a great tenure at Collins Hill, has been selected as one of the head coaches for the prestigious McDonald's All-American game

South Forsyth ends defending champion Norcross' girls season in OT

Untimely technical foul helps South Forsyth force overtime, eliminate Norcross in Class AAAAAA second round

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Norcross boys finish strong, advance

Blue Devils dominate final quarter to beat Milton

The Norcross boys wilted in the second half of the Region 7-AAAAAA title game, and anything close Saturday night would have meant the end of their hopes of a repeat state championship.

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Norcross girls foil upset bid, beat Walton

The Norcross girls survived a cold-shooting effort in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state tournament, but they’ll need more than just their defense in the next game.

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Powell leads Duluth girls basketball to breakthrough state tournament victory

After first-round losses the past three seasons, Duluth used a big game from Katie Powell to defeat Lassiter in the Class AAAAAA state playoffs

Braves lock up shortstop Simmons with long-term contract

Defensive standout rewarded with deal that keeps him through 2020

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Archer girls edge Parkview for first region title

Madison Newby makes key plays in final seconds

Wesleyan girls overcome GAC, win region basketball title in OT

The Wesleyan girls have won four of their 10 state championships without being a region winner and Greater Atlanta Christian was determined to make them have to try again.

Berkmar tops Parkview, reach 8-AAAAAA boys basketball semifinals

Patriots now 5-for-5 in state playoff appearances under head coach Greg Phillips

Grayson boys basketball earns first trip to state playoffs in largest class

Grayson defeated South Gwinnett in Tuesday's Region 8-AAAAAA Tournament opener

Shiloh routs shorthanded Brookwood in 8-AAAAAA tournament

Shiloh rolls into semifinals over Brookwood, which played without leading scorer Kendall Joseph

Dacula boys basketball gets payback, beats Central in region tournament

Kevon Tucker's big game helps Dacula defeat Central Gwinnett to clinch state playoff berth

GAC boys roll into Region 6-AA title game

Wilkins scores 22 points in rout of Lovett

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BRAVES NOTES: Braves counting on Teheran as future ace

Young right-hander given six-year contract

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Brogdon keys Virginia’s late charge against Tech

Homecoming capped with seventh straight win for Cavs

Braves hope to beat out Nationals again in 2014

A look at the Atlanta Braves as they prepare to begin spring training

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Carter leads Norcross boys basketball team to rout of Collins Hill

Blue Devil girls start sweep with victory to lock up No. 1 seed for the Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament

GAC girls close strong to upset Wesleyan

Cummings, Means lead way for Spartans

Brianna Cummings and Syndi Means will go on to play basketball in college, but they didn’t want their high school careers to end without at least one victory over rival Wesleyan.

Duluth girls beat Norcross again

Freshman leads way with 18 points

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Braves give Freeman multi-year contract

Heyward gets two-year deal

Hawks hold off Love, ‘Wolves

Guard Kyle Korver, who stretched his NBA record to 115 consecutive games with a 3-pointer, had 17 points in the second half and the Hawks won for the 11th straight time over Minnesota at Philips Arena with a 121-113 victory Saturday night.

Parkview boys stop region losing streak with win over Archer

Panthers claim first 8-AAAAAA victory since mid-December upset of Central Gwinnett

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Harris a hero as Parkview girls edge Archer in basketball showdown

Second meeting between Class AAAAAA girls basketball powers goes to Panthers

Wesleyan girls snap Buford's win streak

The Buford girls came in ranked No. 1 in Class AAA and on a 19-game winning streak. But they had no answer Saturday night for the Wesleyan press or Nikki McDonald.

Braves prospect Graham ready to bounce back

J.R. Graham impressed as a non-roster invitee to spring training last year with the Atlanta Braves and was considered on the fast-track to the majors.

BRAVES NOTES: Mejia continues homer binge in Venezuela

Ernesto Mejia looks like he is headed back to Gwinnett for a third straight season, but the first baseman showed again this winter that he is capable of putting up big power numbers outside the majors.

Braves re-sign Garcia for rotation insurance

The Atlanta Braves weren’t able to re-sign left-handed reliever Eric O’Flaherty as they hoped, but they are bringing back potential insurance for their rotation.

Meadows ranked 45th on prospect list

Austin Meadows had an impressive first half season after being taken with the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates and it certainly didn’t go unnoticed.

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Braves' Sims vaults up prospect rankings

Braves’ Sims ranked No. 60 prospect by

On a wintry day hardly appropriate for baseball, Lucas Sims got to play catch for the first time at Turner Field.

Rowe just misses triple-double in Berkmar win

Unfortunately for Dacula, Berkmar’s Tim Rowe stood even taller than usual Tuesday night. The 6-foot-11 senior blocked four shots in the first quarter alone and unofficially finished with a career-best nine while just missing his first triple-double in the Patriots’ 67-56 victory.

Buford hangs on for seventh straight boys hoops win

Gibson's late free throws help Wolves hold off Johnson-Gainesville in Blue Collar Basketball event at Berkmar

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GAC boys basketball team survives, remains unbeaten

Spartans ride huge game from Wilkins to overtime victory over Hillgrove in Blue Collar Basketball showcase at Berkmar

Cummings comes through in GAC win

Cummings leads GAC with 22 points, key block

The George Washington University signee scored 22 points and also turned in the defensive play of the game as the Spartans posted a 37-33 victory over Oneonta (Ala.) on Saturday in the Girls Night Out showcase at Brookwood to help the fight against cancer.

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Wesleyan girls heat up, improve to 16-2

McDonald scores 23 in convincing win for Wesleyan

Wesleyan made six of its first seven 3-pointer attempts, finished 50 percent from behind the arc and defeated Nashville’s Brentwood Academy 66-48 in the opening game of the Girls Night Out showcase at Brookwood.

Braves headed to arbitration with Kimbrel, Freeman

Young stars headed to arbitration hearings

The Atlanta Braves understand the potential damage that can be caused during an arbitration hearing, which is why they struck a deal with former outfielder Jeff Francoeur on the eve of a session in 2009.

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Mill Creek girls hold on this time to top Duluth

The Hawks, their lead down to two points with just less than two minutes remaining, came through in the clutch and defeated host Duluth 43-36

Berkmar boys hold on to defeat Brookwood

Brookwood boys take on Berkmar in boys basketball

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Bolden gives Tech lift in win over Notre Dame

Georgia Tech 74, Notre Dame 69

Hawks hammer league-leading Pacers

The Hawks jumped on Indiana early, led by 25 in the third quarter and handed the team with the NBA’s best record its 12th consecutive regular-season loss in Atlanta, winning 97-87 on Wednesday night.

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Braves aces to join manager in Cooperstown

Maddux, Glavine picked to join Cox in Cooperstown

Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine combined to win 347 games for manager Bobby Cox over 10 memorable seasons from 1993 through 2002.

Will Glavine join Cox and Maddux in Cooperstown?

Hall of Fame voting to be released today

Bobby Cox will be part of the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27 in Cooperstown, N.Y., and there is no doubt that Greg Maddux will as well.

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Francoeur gets spring invite from Indians

Francoeur, who turns 30 on Wednesday, signed a minior league contract with the American League team and will receive an invitation to major league spring training in Goodyear, Ariz.

Parkview girls prepare for Archer with win

Panthers turn up pressure to beat South

Hawks squander late lead in loss to Warriors

The Golden State Warriors waited a long time to get going, but overcame a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to stretch their winning streak to eight games.

Lee's departure leaves Tech with QB hole

Georgia Tech will have to break in a new quarterback again next season and this one doesn’t come nearly as touted as Vlad Lee.

GAC boys win tourney title to stay unbeaten

Spartan girls repeat in two in-state tournaments