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Bucs name Winston starting quarterback

Winston, the first overall pick in this year’s draft, will work with the first team when the Bucs begin training camp Saturday.

Ohio State suspends Bosa, three others, UGA in top 10, Tech 17

Ohio State All-American defensive end Joey Bosa and three other players were suspended for the 2015 opener for a violation of athletic department policy.

Hill headed to Oregon for elite sprinters camp

If there’s an elite camp for high school track and field sprinters, it’s a safe bet Candace Hill will receive an invitation.

Rockdale grad Farmer back with Detroit Tigers

Buck Farmer is back in the big leagues.

Five former area players open NFL training camp

NFL training camps opened this week as hundreds of players hit the field. That includes five former area standouts.

Rockdale Post 77 wins state baseball championship

There’s a new American Legion baseball state champion in Georgia.

Post 32 rolls over Leesburg, sets up battle with Rockdale

Local rivals play Saturday at 1

It’s an all-area winner’s bracket final at the American Legion Georgia state tournament.

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Ashton Hills a top-15 golf course

In an award made all the more special because its customers helped achieve it, Ashton Hills Golf Club in Covington was named the 14th best public golf course in the country based on customer reviews on from April until June of this year.

Post 77 opens state tourney with win over Alpharetta

Rockdale Post 77 built a big early lead, then had to hang on in its American Legion state tournament opener.

State tourney time for pair of local American Legion teams

Asheboro, North Carolina is the destination for six American Legion baseball teams this weekend.

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Jamaica stuns United States in CONCACAF Gold Cup semis at Georgia Dome | PHOTOS

For all but five minutes Wednesday night, the United States outplayed its opponent Jamaica during the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals in the Georgia Dome.

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Women soccer stars to make debut on FIFA video game cover

American World Cup champion Alex Morgan will be one of two women soccer players to score a first by featuring on the front cover of FIFA, the world’s most popular soccer video game, the game’s publisher said on Tuesday.

State tourney begins for Rockdale, Covington legion teams

It’s state tournament time for a pair of local American Legion baseball teams.

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Cleveland next stop for Francis

Former Eastside soccer player Tyrik Francis hopes to start his college career at Truett-McConnell with the same impact he ended his high school career.

Riptides grab 3 medals at long course swim championships

The Rockdale Riptides swim team was represented well at last weekend’s 14-under Long Course State Championships, taking home three medals at the four-day event held at Georgia Tech’s Aquatic Center in Atlanta.

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