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2013 JOHNNY SEABROOKS PLAYER OF THE YEAR, GIRLS TRACK: Sophomore Harrell emerges as the best

Ashley Harrell shocked the field at state when she came out of nowhere, posted five personal-best marks and won the GHSA Class AAAA state discus title, earning her The Herald's 2013 Johnny Seabrooks Player of the Year honors for girls track & field. (ADDS: 2013 Albany Herald All-Area Girls Track & Field Team)

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MIKE PHILLIPS FAREWELL COLUMN: Hard to leave, even harder to say goodbye

Former Albany Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips bids a heartfelt farewell to all those who made his 3 1/2 years in Southwest Georgia arguably the most memorable stop of his 30-year journalism career.

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2013 JOHNNY SEABROOKS CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR, BOYS TRACK: Seasons for Monroe's Williams, Terrell's Scott run dead heat for top honor

How do you choose between the amazing seasons by Monroe Kevin Williams and Terrell County's Jerkerious Scott for the 2013 Johnny Seabrooks Player of the Year honor? The answer: You don't. (ADDS: 2013 Herald All-Area Boys Track & Field Team)

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PREVIEW: Proud Randolph Southern baseball program begins final quest before school closing

The Patriots’ baseball program, which won a state title as recently as 2009, will cease to exist after this season — which is why the kids from Randolph Southern plan to make their final title run count.

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All eyes on Albany

The Good Life City once again becomes the center of attention this week for the annual girls GHSA State Track & Field Championships, which begin today at Hugh Mills.

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Miami a top choice for Albany High LB Young after recent offer

Albany High linebacker Juwon Young gets an official offer from the University of Miami, and he says the Hurricanes are now at the top of his list.

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Monroe's Anduze headed to Atlanta Metro

Monroe multi-sport star Davone Anduze chooses basketball and will play next season for Atlanta Metro.

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Westover's Cromer catches eye of Eastern Florida State College, lands in Melbourne

Westover’s T.J. Cromer, a Herald Super 6er and two-time All-Area Player, signs a basketball scholarship with Eastern Florida College, while Monroe’s Davone Anduze is headed to Atlanta Metro.

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What can ya do?

That’s the rhetorical question Deerfield’s boys were asking themselves after Saturday’s frustrating state runner-up finish that saw the Knights score more than 100 points and still come up short of beating powerhouse Stratford.

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GHSA BOYS STATE TRACK & FIELD MEET --- DAY 3: Heartbreak for Terrell County boys on final day at GHSA meet; Westover's Childs, Baconton's Wenzel

Jekerious Scott wins the Class A state title in the 100, but the Greenwave miss the team championship after one of the most bizarre endings in the history of the GHSA state meet.

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