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Dougherty to name former Harlem Globetrotter Randolph as hoops coach

Former Groves coach will lead Dougherty High pending background check

Ty Randolph, who played two years for the Harlem Globetrotters and recently worked in player development at the NBA level, will be the new Dougherty High boys basketball coach pending a background check.

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Four Lee County standouts sign college scholarships

Baseball standout Hayes signs with Savannah State; Bell, Yarbrough, Kendrick sign with junior colleges

Chris Hayes was one of four Lee County High School signees who inked a college scholarship Friday morning in the school media center.

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Terrell County runs away with Region 1-A track & field titles

It was all Terrell County Thursday in Camilla, where the Greenwave boys and girls track & field teams blew away the competition for Region 1-A championships. (ADDS: Complete team and individual results)

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Westover sweeps Region 1-AAAA meet; Bainbridge boys take 1-AAAAA title

Westover sweeps the Region 1-AAAA track & field meet for the second straight year

The Westover boys and girls pull away late from Monroe to capture Region 1-AAAA track & field titles, while the Bainbridge boys flex their muscles in the Region 1-AAAAA meet. (ADDS: Complete meet results)

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Deerfield-Windsor track & field teams roll to region titles

Both boys and girls Deerfield teams win GISA Region 3-AAA titles

The Lady Knights used Tarah Young’s 17.5 points to run away with the region title, while Chapman Ivey paced the Knights to a championship.

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Three SW Georgia schools ask GHSA to reconsider classification

Representatives made case this week

Dougherty County School Board Attorney Tommy Coleman and representatives from Albany, Dougherty and Worth County High Schools asked the GHSA to reconsider its classification for the three schools for the 2014-16 school seasons.

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Glover’s big game leads Deerfield past Southland

Knights beat Southland, 11-1, in five innings

Deerfield’s Justin Glover hits two homers in the third inning and is sharp on the mound to lead the Knights past Southland on Friday.

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Monroe girls, Westover boys take Westover Relays

Monroe girls win easily, Westover boys surge late

The Lady Tornadoes were in firm control Friday night at the Westover Relays, running away with an easy victory, while the Westover boys pulled away late.

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O'Neal leading Patriots into Westover Relays

O’Neal is one of Southwest Georgia’s top shot putters

Westover’s Chris O’Neal has consistently improved during his short career, and his success will make his Patriots one of the favorites on the boys side tonight as the Westover Relays begin at 4 p.m. at Hugh Mills Stadium.

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PREP NOTEBOOK: Miller County's Killingsworth ponders next move after resignation

Longtime Pirate coach resigned in January

Frank Killingsworth has been in Colquitt for the past 18 seasons, but he resigned as Miller County’s football coach recently. (ADDS: Notes on basketball coaching vacancies, Westover’s Trent Thompson)

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Worth County maintains pace, tops Monroe

State-ranked Rams overcome slow start for 14-2 win

Just a few days after Worth County moved up to No. 4 in this week’s Score Atlanta/AJC high school baseball poll, coach Will Smith wanted to make sure his team played like a state-ranked program.

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Lee County's Chavarria leads by example

Catcher has been strong behind the plate

Lee County’s Manny Chavarria has established himself as one of the top defensive catchers in the area. He has allowed just three passed balls this season, possesses a cannon-style arm and hardly ever allows a stolen base.

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Former Lee standout Burdette inducted into CSU Hall of Fame

Pitcher helped Columbus State win national baseball title

Burdette entered CSU folklore in 2002 when he hurled a complete-game pitching gem against Cal State Chico in the finals at Paterson Field in Montgomery, Ala., scattering eight hits and striking out three. The championship victory was his second of the tournament.

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Crisp County baseball eager to pick up where last season's team left off

Cougars are back atop the Region 1-AAAA standings

Crisp County’s 2014 senior class is doing its part to help put the team in position to avenge last season’s painful loss in the semifinals. The Cougars are 14-2 and have won 10 straight since a pair of losses to Florida powerhouses West Orange of Orlando and North Florida Christian in the prestigious LaGrange Invitational earlier this year.

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Buie settles on Jacksonville

R-C standout had considerable interest from several schools

The 5-foot-9 guard helped Randolph-Clay to a 27-4 record and the Class A girls public school state championship, while averaging 24 points, five rebounds, seven assists and six steals per game this year.