Lady Dogs Win

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Behind a 17-2 fourth-quarter run that was sparked by nine points from Tiaria Griffin, the Georgia Lady Bulldog basketball team (17-6, 5-5) pulled the upset over No. 21 Missouri (18-5, 6-4) by a 65-50 tally on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.   Caliya Robinson registered a double-double in the contest …

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Coach Saban in Elberton this past Thursday

University of Alabama football head coach Nick Saban visits Shepherd Center and WSB studios in Atlanta on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Photo by Kevin Liles/

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban made a visit to the Granite Capital on Thursday along with his new defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt to recruit Elbert County’s football standout Mecole Hardman Jr. Saban fresh off his National Championship victory was on a recruiting trip and landed at the Elbert County Airport. …

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UGA Athletics: Academic issues

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A report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution outlines academic issues in the Georgia Bulldog football program: the AJC says six years ago, UGA had the second highest academic progress rate in the Southeastern Conference. Today the Dogs are ninth among the 14 schools in the SEC. The Bulldogs have the conference’s …

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Sports Scores


Portland Trail Blazers 97                                                               Detroit Lions 35 Hawks 106                                                                                        New Orleans 27

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Loran Smith: Fall Fishing


Fall fishing is here, and I can’t wait–except that I have to. A busy schedule is keeping me from joining my friend, Jimmy Harris of Unicoi Outfitters, at Helen, where the Chattahoochee, which originates not far away,  runs through the Alpine themed village and ends up in the Gulf of …

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