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Daniel Kay

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Lady Cavs win first of two in Mississippi

The Darton College women cruise to a victory against Mississippi Gulf Coast College for their 11th win of the season.

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Atkins Diet: Mitchell QB Atkins leads Eagles past Miller, 32-12, in huge Region 1-A showdown

Mitchell continues to rack up victories in Region 1-A after dropping down classes this season, its latest coming Friday at Miller County.

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Big 4th quarter lifts Terrell past Calhoun, 48-22

The Greenwave outscore the Cougars, 22-0, in the final quarter for a big Region 1-A win Friday night.

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RAMS FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: ASU kicker Hamilton filling big shoes left by Bongarra; running backs work on fundamentals

Brandon Hamilton is nearly perfect on his point-after attempts this year, and as just a freshman, has quickly shored up a part of ASU's offense that was a big question mark coming into the season after the departure of Rams star kicker Juan Bongarra.

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Critics quieted: Lee County 31, Northside, Columbus 14

All Herald No. 1 Lee County has heard this season is that it wasn't as good as its 3-0 record and hadn't played anyone very strong, but Friday night the Trojans toppled previously unbeaten Northside, Columbus, 31-14, to silence those critics, improve to 4-0 and open Region 1-AAAA play with a convincing victory.

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Darton looks to bounce back

Darton's nationally-ranked men's soccer team will try to get back on track today against Georgia Military.

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Rams rack up awards, land at No. 16 in poll

Four players from the Albany State football team are honored by the SIAC after their dominating win against Tuskegee, and the Rams land at No. 16 in AFCA coaches poll.

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Sherwood beats up on Bethesda, improves to 2-2

Mack Green, Terrance Burnette and Phillip English assure that SCA doesn't fall to 1-3 to start the season in a 43-21 rout of Bethesda on Friday.

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Perfect no more: Worth squanders late lead, falls to Cook

Ahead, 14-7, with five minutes to go, Worth County loses in shocking fashion to Cook, 28-14, in a battle of state-ranked teams.

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Sherwood keeps on rolling, tops Brookwood

The Lady Eagles continue their strong season with a big win against Brookwood.

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Deerfield, Kinslow straight 'money' in win vs. Stratford

The Knights score the game's first six touchdowns in a 42-10 win against the Stratford Eagles on Friday as QB Banks Kinslow tosses four TDs.

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Worth softball has solid weekend in Cordele; SGA loses first game of year

The Lady Rams dominate pool play over the weekend at the Cordele Watermelon Classic.

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Mitchell mashes Westover

Class A Mitchell County storms Hugh Mills Stadium on Friday and leaves with a convincing 26-14 win against Class AAA Westover in Octavia Jones' coaching debut for the Pats.

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2010 GOLDEN RAMS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: ASU star OL makes position switch to help team

Preseason All-SIAC selection Mike Mavromichalis moves from tackle to center this season in hopes of stabilizing the Rams' front five.

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2010 GOLDEN RAMS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Eye on the prize

After last year's late-season collapse that followed a perfect 7-0 start, the Rams open the 2010 campaign today more prepared than ever to handle adversity as they try to return to the top of the SIAC -- and beyond.

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Countdown to Herald Pigskin Preview -- TODAY: Back to the drawing board in Sylvester (EDITS: corrects that Worth opens at home tonight vs. Fitzgerald, not on the road)

Worth County may have lost some talent off last year's team, but what they lost in big-name players, they make up for with big-time heart. (EDITS: includes breakout on Worth County's 2010 season outlook)

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Albany State eyeing two-QB system?

The Rams are expected to announce a starting QB today for Saturday's season opener at Kentucky State, but will likely rotate the top two guys for now.

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Countdown to Herald Pigskin Preview -- TWO days: Westwood looks to lean on its two-headed monster in 2010

Two of the most important pieces of the Wildcats' puzzle this season -- Mason Worsham and Jake Edore -- return ready to lead (EDITS: includes breakout on Westwood's 2010 season outlook).

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Countdown to Herald Pigskin Preview -- ONE day: A feeling of optimism alive and well in Calhoun County

After a 1-9 record a year ago, the Cougars rededicate themselves this season to make sure the only direction the program is headed these days is up. (EDITS: includes breakout on Calhoun County's 2010 season outlook)

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Weather interferes with SGA-Tattnall season opener

After a long weather delay Friday night in Macon, the season-opening game between Tattnall Square and Southwest Georgia Academy is ruled a wash before it ever gets to halftime.

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Transfer Welton tapped as Albany State's No. 1 RB

One of the biggest competitions out of Albany State's preseason practices is settled Thursday when the Rams name Appalachian State transfer Robert Welton the team's starting RB.

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KICKOFF 2010: Hornets hungrier than ever (FIXES: Pelham last made playoffs in 2002)

Under third-year coach Jim Morrell, the Pelham Hornets have turned things around and enter this year coming off their first playoff season since 2002. (EDITS: includes breakout of 2010 season outlook)

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Second Chances

Hunter Etheridge, an 11-year-old Leesburg native, just wants to be a kid. But due to a rare disease that can put his life at risk if he tries to join in on normal, youthful activities outside, his friends, family and the Southwest Georgia community have come together to build him an air-conditioned room where he hopefully can get back to living a life of normalcy.

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Go get 'em, Sonny

For just the second time in his long and successful professional golf career, Sylvester resident and River Pointe pro Sonny Skinner takes aim at the prestigious PGA Championship.

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Rams start prepping for season

Albany State and head coach Mike White have their first practice of the season Thursday morning.

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Doublegate gears up for 'Patriot Day' event

For the first time since the program was founded in 2007, Doublegate Golf & Country Club will hold a fundraiser for military families that lost someone during active duty.

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Just call him Mike

The Herald sits down for an exclusive interview with Darton College Athletic Director Mike Kiefer in order to get a better grasp on his plans for the program.

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Sherwood Christian volleyball celebrates past, looks to future

The Lady Eagles, who start their season next week, welcome back past players to face off against the current ones in the inaugural Alumni Match.

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PSDS to host local travel baseball league

Peach State Diamond Sports will host its second baseball travel league for the area this fall.

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Four local charities to benefit from golf tourney

The Anchorage, The Lily Pad Sane Center and Liberty House and the Children's Miracle Network will be the Birdies for Charity beneficiaries.

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Passing the torch

After eight successful years at the helm, Paula Bacon may be stepping down as the director for Albany Run/Walk, but thanks to her successor George Houston the local running group she helped found will continue changing lives.

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Skinner 2nd at Ga. PGA event, preps for PGA Championship in August

With a spot in the upcoming PGA Championship reserved for him in August, Sonny Skinner finishes second in a Georgia PGA event Tuesday in Duluth.

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River Pointe back on top after Challenge Cup victory

Albany's River Pointe Golf Club beats out the staff from Stonebridge, Grand Island and Doublegate to win the 2010 Challenge Cup.

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Battle of the South Basketball Tournament starts today

The annual hoops tournament, which is free to the public, runs through Sunday at Darton College.

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Albany's finest set to take on streetball legends

The Kings of the South Basketball Game, a kickoff to Deion Branch's Battle of the South tournament, will be played today at Albany State.

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Lea-ding kids to a better life

From Southwest Georgia Academy to the Olympics, Lea Henry has done it all when it comes to basketball, but in her camps across the Southeast this summer, she's teaching kids more than just hoops.

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Skinner finishes second, on his way to PGA Championship

Albany golf pro Sonny Skinner finishes runner-up at the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in three years Wednesday, securing a spot in the upcoming, and highly prestigious PGA Championship.

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Ex-SGA hoops star Henry set to return for 25th year of girls, boys camp (CORRECTS: Henry is former SGA star)

Former Georgia State women's head basketball coach Lea Henry's annual hoops camp begins Tuesday.

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Lake Fear

On Saturday night, the world's most famous daredevil Robbie Knievel will attempt a dangerous jump over the iconic lake at Valdosta's Wild Adventures in the first-ever stunt of its kind at an American theme park.

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Posey's rookie card: Get 'em while they're hot

Some of Buster Posey's rookie cards are easy to get, while other are not, including a one-of-a-kind Donruss Elite Extra Edition, which is currently selling for on eBay for $1,599.

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Townsend signs with Pittsburgh

The former Sherwood standout joins the Pirates after deciding not to return to Alabama for his senior season.

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NFL's Pope returns to Americus for 4th annual 'Kids Day' event (EDITS: includes Q&A with Pope)

Former UGA star Leonard Pope, who is now with the Kansas City Chiefs, returns to Southwest Georgia on Saturday for his annual "Kids Day."

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Out of nowhere, Quails open their season Wednesday

With zero advance notice, Albany's newest minor-league baseball team, the Quails, open their season Wednesday in Macon, while details surrounding the franchise's inaugural campaign become a little bit clearer.

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Local soccer fans in a frenzy over World Cup

Area soccer players, coaches and fans are watching every minute of this year's World Cup.

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Darton to open Hall of Fame

After 20 years in athletics, Darton College makes plans for this year's inaugural Hall of Fame class.

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Stonebridge Open set to crown new area champs in its 8th year

The 8th annual Stonebridge Open tennis tournament kicks off today in Albany and lasts through Sunday.

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