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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

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Perfect penalty kicks send Heritage girls to Elite 8

Something special is happening on the Heritage soccer field this spring.

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Perfect penalty kicks send Heritage girls to Elite 8

Something special is happening on the Heritage soccer field this spring.

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Heritage boys win thriller, reach state soccer quarters

On the biggest stage, the youth of the Heritage boys soccer team stood out again.

Tarleton dominant on diamond for Skyhawks

Alford named to Sun Belt second team

Travis Tarleton is wrapping up his collegiate baseball career in style.

Hill wins two state titles, Hubbard one in state track and field

Candace Hill wasn’t satisified with just one track and field state championship, the Rockdale freshman picked up a pair Saturday.

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Kulp’s goal leads Patriots to first round win

The Heritage boys soccer team had a three-day lay off before playing their first-round state playoff game, but it was well worth the wait.

Heritage, Stephenson split first two games of state baseball series, game 3 Saturday

The Heritage baseball team lived to see at least one more day.

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Pacers down Hawks, force game 7

David West and Paul George are the Indiana Pacers’ top two players and the duo played like it Thursday. As a result, the top seed in the Eastern Conference will host a winner-take-all game seven.

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Patriots cruise into 2nd round

The Heritage girls soccer team is one of a handful of legitimate state title contenders in Class AAAAA. Wednesday, the No. 9 Patriots showed why as Faith Shelton and Ray Brown scored two goals each in a 6-1 victory over Tucker in a first round game at Evans Memorial Stadium.

Rockdale golf closes season strong

Despite not advancing to the state sectionals, it was an successful finish to the season for the Rockdale boys golf team.

Pats 1st round game moved to Saturday

The Class AAAAA first round boys soccer game between Heritage and North Atlanta scheduled for Tuesday night has been postponed.

George leads Pacers past Hawks in game four

Paul George had struggled in Indiana’s game three loss to Atlanta, and through the first half of game four of the Eastern Conference first round series Saturday, George was still looking to get back on track. But the second half, an in particular, two huge plays down the stretch, proved to be a comeback moment for the best player on the court.

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Lakeside girls bounce Pats from state tennis tourney

Lakeside-DeKalb’s girls tennis team was a little too much for Heritage Thursday.

Pair of local soccer teams prepare for opening round

Two local soccer teams will represent Rockdale County in first-round state tournament games starting next week.

Heritage boys tennis season ends in Atlanta

The season came to an end for the Heritage boys tennis team Wednesday.

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Shelton, Pats win region soccer title

The brilliance of Faith Shelton on the soccer field was on full display Tuesday, and for the Heritage girls soccer team it couldn’t have come at a better time.

Gainesville pulls away from Heritage on diamond

Gainesville’s baseball team got a contribution from just about everyone in Monday’s win over Heritage.

Heritage boys finish 2nd, girls 3rd at Region 8 track meet

The Heritage track and field teams had a successful stay at the Region 8-AAAAA meet.

Rockdale sweeps Region 2 tennis crowns again

Heritage tennis teams each grab 3rd at Region 8 Tournament

For the second consecutive season there was little doubt who was Region 2-AAAAAA’s top tennis program.

Heritage falls 1-0 at John’s Creek

The Heritage girls soccer team had its seven-game winning streak snapped Tuesday, dropping a 1-0 contest to John’s Creek.

Farmer picks up first victory of season

Austin back in the groove with Trenton

Buck Farmer bounced back nicely from an up down first start of the season with a victory in start No. 2.

UNC bounces back to salvage game 3 in Atlanta

The Georgia Tech softball team was hoping to sweep North Carolina Sunday in Atlanta, but the visitors from Chapel Hill had other ideas.

Allen picks up big dual win

The magical year on the wrestling mats for Alonzo Allen continued Sunday.

Heritage grad helps GSU softball sweep Texas State

Heritage graduate Callie Alford helped Georgia State’s softball team sweep a pair of conference games Saturday.

Pats beat ‘Noles on diamond for 9th straight time

Heritage continued its dominance over Salem on the baseball field Friday.

Big seventh sends Pats to fifth straight win

Salem was three outs away from a victory over Heritage Wednesday when the teams took the field for the top of the seventh. Unfortunately for the Seminoles, their crosstown rival wasn’t quite finished.

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Alford leads huge night at plate for GSU in win over Tech

Callie Alford and the Georgia State softball team brought the big bats to Mewborn Field Tuesday.

Rockdale wins six events at Alabama track and field event

Jhibri Greer, Robert McCray and the Rockdale boys track and field team had been impressing in Georgia meets all season. Now the Bulldogs have a handful of national finishes to tout.

Rockdale wins six times at Alabama track and field event

Jhibri Greer, Robert McCray and the Rockdale boys track and field team had been impressing in Georgia meets all season. Now the Bulldogs have a handful of national finishes to tout.

Bryant delivers for Pats in 10th

Freddie Bryant delivered a two-out single that scored Isreal Zackery in the bottom of the 10th as Heritage defeated Flowery Branch 3-2 Thursday at Danny Blue Field.

Page leads Rockdale past Salem

The Salem baseball team has probably seen enough of Tyler Page over the last two seasons.

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Boggus’ late goal leads Pats to big region win

Gainesville boys pitch shut out in nightcap

Sara Boggus took care of the scoring and Mady Carter made it stand up. Now the Heritage girls soccer team is just one win from a region championship.

Rockdale girls shut out Heritage in tennis

Rockdale girls tennis coach Stephen Sansing believes his team is a better than the 2013 version that reached the Class AAAAAA round of 16. After Wednesday’s performance it’d be easy to convince Heritage of that fact.

Bulldogs handle Grayson in tennis

The Rockdale tennis teams swept a pair of matches with Grayson Monday as the girls won 5-0 and the boys were 4-1 winners.

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Shelton leads Pats past Lakeside

The future is bright for the Heritage girls soccer team, and that was evident once again Monday in Atlanta.

Allen places 3rd at nationals

Alonzo Allen can now add “All-American” to his wrestling resume.

Allen to wrestle in NHSCA semis tonight

After winning his second consecutive Georgia state championship last month, Alonzo Allen is now just two wins away from becoming a national champion.

Heritage soccer picks up pair of shut outs

The Heritage girls soccer team had spent the previous three games defeating Region 8-AAAAA opponents, but Wednesday, the Patriots had no trouble handling a non-league foe.

Pats bats, Bazzani too much for Winder

After Monday’s shutout loss at Loganville, Heritage baseball coach Jason Borcherding said his team needed to score runs to beat the good teams in Region 8-AAAAA. Wednesday, the Patriots did just that.

Medlam tosses one-hit shutout in Panthers’ win

Heading into Tuesday’s game, the Georgia State softball team was in the midst of a four-game losing streak that included a weekend sweep by Sun Belt Conference rival Louisiana-Lafayette. Turns out, an in-state rival was just what the Panthers needed to get things turned around.

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Miller shuts down Pats on diamond

Mitchell Miller was far too effective for the Heritage baseball team Monday.

Rockdale boys track and field captures title at New Manchester

A handful of elite-level performances helped the Rockdale boys track and field team to a championship last weekend.

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Gibeau blast leads Flowery Branch past Salem

In his first two plate appearances Wednesday, Dylan Gibeau had ended two Flowery Branch rallies by grounding into a double play and striking out. The Falcons’ designated hitter made up for it in a big way during at bat No. 3.

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Rockdale graduate Franklin powers GSU to softball win

The offense for the Georgia State softball team hadn’t produced much through three innings of Tuesday’s game at Bob Heck Field.

Tournament time for local colleges

After four and a half months of basketball, five local colleges are still on the court.

Rockdale tennis teams finish 2nd at invitational

The Rockdale tennis teams had another impressive showing at last weekend’s Viking Invitational at Lowndes High School.

Gators finish SEC season perfect, top Kentucky for title

Florida finally got the best of Kentucky in an SEC championship game.

Florida, Kentucky to meet in Sunday’s SEC final

After four days and 12 games, the top two teams were left standing in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Pats stay undefeated in region with shutout win Friday

A roundup of Friday’s late high school action…

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Wilbekin, defense send Gators to the semis

Before the Southeastern Conference Tournament began, Scottie Wilbekin was named the league’s player of the year. Several of the reasons for the league-wide honor were on display as Florida pulled away from Missouri in Friday’s quarterfinals.