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BASEBALL PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Buford's Dylan Lesko

After bursting on the scene by earning second-team all-county honors as a freshman two years ago, Buford pitcher Dylan Lesko skyrocketed to the upper echelon of the Class of 2022 rankings with a strong performance during a surprisingly busy summer travel ball season last year. But it was perhaps the...
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Grayson, GAGwinnett Daily Post

Georgia Tech football lands commitment from Grayson lineman Griffin Scroggs

Georgia Tech’s football program landed a big commitment Monday night from Grayson offensive lineman Griffin Scroggs. The 6-foot-5, 309-pound Scroggs, a rising senior, is a prospect at guard and center who helped Grayson to last season’s Class AAAAAAA state championship. He won a 2019 state title at Buford before transferring to Grayson.
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Georgia State’s new baseball stadium will pay homage to Hank Aaron

Georgia State baseball and softball will have new facilities built, and both will carry heavy significance. Georgia State will construct the new stadiums near old Fulton County Stadium, the site of the late Hank Aaron’s record-breaking 715th career home run. Aaron’s legacy transcends sports and is a symbol of civil...
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College Football Playoff presidents OK expansion evaluation

DALLAS — (AP) — The 11 university presidents and chancellors who oversee the College Football Playoff on Tuesday authorized a continued evaluation of a proposed 12-team playoff that, if adopted, could still be another five years away. The move by the CFP board of managers was a necessary step to...
Atlanta, GAGolf.com

Mariah Stackhouse will add another first to her resume at KPMG Women’s PGA

For Mariah Stackhouse, being the first has become something of a theme over the course of her golf career. In 2011, Stackhouse, then 17, became the youngest Black player to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open. Less than two years later, as a freshman at Stanford, Stackhouse became the first female player to shoot a 61 (10 under) at Stanford Golf Course — a course record that still stands. A year after that, Stackhouse became the first Black player to make a U.S. Curtis Cup team. (She went undefeated in four matches in the Americans’ 13-7 win.)
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Atlanta, GAhotspotatl.com

Everything You Need To Know About Davis vs Barrios Fight Week In Atlanta

*Accredited media only – ID required for entry. *MASK REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. *Event will be streamed live via the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Channel, the SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook Page, and in the SHOWTIME App. Thursday, June 24. 1:00 p.m. FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE. Location: Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center – Grand...
Atlanta, GAWRDW-TV

Lawsuit dropped over MLB pulling All-Star Game out of Atlanta

ATLANTA (WRDW/WAGT) - The plaintiffs are dropping a lawsuit against Major League Baseball for moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta. The Job Creators Network announced Monday it’s withdrawing the lawsuit. The plaintiffs originally sued on behalf of local small businesses, claiming they will lose $100 million if the game...
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Rolling Toomer’s Corner is an Untouchable College Tradition

One of the most famous traditions in college sports is rolling Toomer’s Corner. For those who don’t know, this tradition was born at Auburn University and involves the school’s famous Southern live oak trees. How does a tradition of hanging toilet paper from a couple of trees get its start,...
Johns Creek, GAThe Ledger

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Site: Johns Creek, Georgia. Course: Atlanta Athletic Club. Yardage: 6,831. Par: 72. Prize money: $4.5 million. Winner's share: $675,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-4 p.m. (NBC). Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (NBC). Defending champion: Sei Young Kim. Race to CME Globe leader: Nelly Korda. Last tournament:...
Atlanta, GAgwinnettprepsports.com

BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Wesleyan's Druw Jones

Given his bloodline to a former Major League All-Star, Druw Jones knows all about having to deal with high standards and expectations every time he steps foot on a baseball diamond. If being the son of former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones wasn’t enough pressure, the Wesleyan centerfielder only raised...
Gwinnett County, GAGwinnett Daily Post

Gwinnett grads competing in Cape Cod League this summer

Collegiate baseball players always want to compete against the best competition, and for summer baseball development, historically the most challenging league has been the Cape Cod League. With the best talent from across the country, the Cape Cod League is a wood bat league and professional baseball scouts often attend...
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We Are Barrett Jones Days Away From Alabama Football

There are officially 75 days until Alabama football. In the season opener, the Crimson Tide face the Miami Hurricanes in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. The Tide are very familiar with this stadium - they have won two SEC Championships there. This game will mirror a home game for the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Kennesaw, GAMarietta Daily Journal

Skaters turn out for 'Go Skateboarding Day' in Kennesaw

KENNESAW — Sidewalk surfers rolled over to Swift-Cantrell's skatepark Monday for Go Skateboarding Day, an international celebration of skateboarding on the longest day of the year. Sponsored by the city, the event included hot dogs, Italian ice and electronic music. “When you have a day like Go Skateboarding Day, we...
Georgia Staterockdalenewtoncitizen.com

Georgia NASCAR champions to be honored at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Atlanta Motor Speedway will honor Georgia’s NASCAR Cup Series champions, including Dawsonville native and 2020 Cup Series champion Chase Elliott, starting with the July 10-11 Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart weekend. Championship banners for 1988 Cup Series champion Bill Elliott and two-time Cup title winner Tim Flock will hang...