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Daniel at the Helm of the Valley Football Team

BUSTER DANIEL RETURNS TO VALLEY FOR THE HEAD FOOTBALL COACHING POSITION

Buster Daniel has had a lifelong dream to be a head football coach. Not only has that dream come true, he’s getting to live it out back where his love of the game all started. “Well it means everything. I’ve always wanted to be a head coach. I wanted to try it. I wasn’t sure if I could do it,…

Opelika High School Football Welcomes Ross

CALEB ROSS TAKES OVER AS THE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT OPELIKA

The Opelika high school football team welcomes just its third head coach in the last two decades. Caleb Ross takes over this fall, replacing 8-year head coach, Brian Blackmon. Despite being the team’s new head coach, Ross is no stranger to the school, growing up in Prattville, Alabama. “We played Opelika in youth sports and played them when I was…

Georgia Kings Place Third at AAU Division II National Championships

KINGS OVERCOME ADVERSITY TO RECORD HIGHEST FINISH AT NATIONAL LEVEL

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Four New Faces in the Columbus Area

PACELLI, BROOKSTONE, CARVER, AND SHAW NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACHES

For head coaches Mark Legree at St. Anne Pacelli High School and Blair Harrison at Brookstone, it’s been a warm welcome back. LeGree graduated from Pacelli in 2007 and takes his first head coaching position back at his alma mater. “It’s a crazy feeling, you know I never thought it would happen, I never thought I would come back here…

Northside Aiming to Not Just Make it to Playoffs, but Advance

NORTHSIDE HASN'T ADVANCED PAST FIRST ROUND OF PLAYOFFS SINCE 2005

One local football team is trying to “keep moving forward”. The Northside Patriots have consistently made the playoffs over the last few years but haven’t seen progression. It’s something they’re aiming to change. “The last three years, we just haven’t played well,” said head coach Morgan Ingram. “I don’t know what the reason is and that’s something we’ve been looking…

Former Professional Skateboarder to Lead Skate Park Design Meeting in LaGrange

KANTEN RUSSELL WILL HELP DESIGN PROPOSED SKATE PARK

Former professional skateboarder Kanten Russell is helping the City of LaGrange. LaGrange is planning to build a public plaza-style skate park at the south end of downtown, on a portion of city-owned property near the Bull and Main Street intersection. Russell will lead the city’s second design workshop for a proposed skate park and will present design concepts for community…

Georgia Track & Field Named National Scholar Team Of The Year

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Honors continue for the Georgia women’s track and field team as it was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Scholar Team of the Year for the outdoor season. It’s the first time in program history that the Lady Bulldogs have been awarded this honor outdoors and makes the Georgia women only the fourth team…

Shaw Experiencing Smooth Transition with Al Pellegrino

PELLEGRINO REPLACES CHUCK STAMEY AS HEAD FOOTBALL COACH OF THE RAIDERS

Four football teams in Columbus are welcoming a new face to the sidelines this Fall. What better scenario than to actually know your coach and he know you? That’s what Shaw High School is experiencing after the school gave the whistle to Al Pellegrino. “He was always a leader on the team, he had a big position and he had…

Georgia Tech To Kick Off Fall Camp August 4th

YELLOW JACKETS TO PRACTICE ALL SUMMER BEFORE CLASSES BEGIN

Georgia Tech football is in fall camp mode… almost. The Yellow Jackets will report to fall camp on Thursday, August 3rd with practices to begin the next day. Practices begin on Friday, August 4th and will run through Saturday, August 19th. Their schedule will then change slightly when the Fall semester officially gets going on Monday, August 21st. Georgia Tech…