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What are the odds?: Swimming POYs also boyfriend & girlfriend: Part 2 (INCLUDES: Herald All-Area Girls Swim Team)

Deerfield-Windsor's Taylor Withers wins his third consecutive Player of the Year honor for boys swimming, while girlfriend Haley Kerrey of Lee County wins the award for the first time.

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Cooper grabs first win of AMS season in Limited Sportsman

Pratt Cooper is still enjoying his recent Limited Sportsman victory at Albany Motor Speedway.

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Weekly Fishing Reports

Here is the area fishing forecast for the upcoming week.

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Newman wins Arizona race

Ryan Newman ends a 77-race Cup Series losing streak in winning late Saturday's NASCAR race.

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Augusta set for classic finish

While England's Lee Westwood hangs on to the Masters lead, the Augusta National patrons are stirred by the rallies from marquee players Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

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Ponder shines in FSU spring game

After not finishing last season due to injury, Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder has a solid day during the Seminoles' scrimmage game.

Unifying spirit

Miss ASU says dedicated students are the S.O.U.L. of Albany State University.

LookingBack April 11

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or mary.braswell@albanyherald.com.

Pepaw shows golden side

It was another first in the longtime Nicklaus era at the Masters.The only six-time winner of the championship, Jack Nicklaus has reached the point of honorary starter (with Arnold Palmer) of the tournament.

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Ex-Bainbridge star shines for Dogs

Nick Williams, who excelled for the Bearcats in high school, records seven tackles for the Black team, which wins Georgia's spring game, 17-7, Saturday.

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Rams salvage split against SIAC foe Tigers

After losing the first game, 5-1, against Benedict, Albany State's bats come to life during a 9-3 victory in Saturday's nightcap.

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Rejuvinated Cavaliers sweep Stallions in twinbill

After a slow start to the season, Darton's baseball team sweeps a doubleheader from ABAC, 8-2 and 8-1, extending the Cavs' winning streak to six games.

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Southland wrestler Minor caps state-title year with POY honors (INCLUDES: Herald All-Area Wrestling Team)

Bo Minor did not lose a single match, therefore earning the honor as The Herald's Player of the Year In Wrestling.

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What are the odds?: Swimming POYs also boyfriend & girlfriend: Part 1 (INCLUDES: Herald All-Area Boys Swim Team)

Deerfield-Windsor's Taylor Withers wins his third consecutive Player of the Year honor for boys swimming, while girlfriend Haley Kerrey of Lee County wins the award for the first time.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Best of the best

Here are the highlights from the 2009-10 basketball season.

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2009-10 WILLIE BOSTON AWARD WINNERS: Part 2 (INCLUDES: Herald All-Area, All-Metro Girls Basketball Team)

How do you pick a POY between Bainbridge star Alexis Burke and Randolph-Clay's Destiny Mitchell? The answer is simple: you don't.

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2009-10 WILLIE BOSTON AWARD WINNERS: Three of a kind, Part 1 (INCLUDES: Herald All-Area, All-Metro Boys Basketball Team)

With a stellar basketball pedigree and one heck of an inside-outside game to match, Monroe's Robert Arnold dominated the 2009-10 season from start to finish.

Murfree working on proposed contract

E-mails from the DCSS' named superintendent's ASU account reveal correspondences with board members and disdain for The Herald.Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Unusual climate patterns spike pollen levels

Atypical weather has caused a lot of plant life to pollinate at one time, resulting in headaches for Southwest Georgians.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

Realtors say now is the time to buy

This could be the perfect time to buy or sell a house.

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On the Job with Jimmy Lindsey

Danny Carter interviews AB&T Bank Executive Vice President Jimmy Lindsey.

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House GOP primary candidates meet

The five GOP candidates in the 2nd Congressional District primary race to oppose U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany in November, meet in a Lee County Republican Club forum.

Police/Fire/EMS for April 9-10, 2010

Crime report for April 9-10, 2010

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