Manny Fils

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Holmes heading to Reinhardt University

Eastside’s Region 4-AAAA Defensive Player of the Year Arthur Holmes will have a few more years on the gridiron after signing with Reinhardt University.

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Greenich throws shutout in 8-0 win over Alcovy

Alcovy’s bats made some noise but Eastside pitcher Charlie Greenich kept the Tigers from putting any runs on the board in their 8-0 win on Monday.

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Proffitt keeps Alcovy quiet in 12-3 loss

Eastside pitcher Brantley Proffitt gave up a few hits but he was able to keep the Tigers from getting back-to-back hits as he led the Eagles to a 12-3 win on Friday.

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Season ends for Newton in quarterfinals loss to Wheeler

Newton’s boys basketball team surprised Wheeler by giving them all they could handle in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals but in the end the Rams could were unable to keep up with the overpowering Wildcats in their 72-54 loss on Thursday.

Alcovy gets swept by Lakeside in first region game

Alcovy’s soccer team ran into a buzz saw as they got blanked by Lakeside in their first Region 2-AAAAAA match on Tuesday.

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Salem girls easily handle Cross Creek to advance to Elite-Eight

The Lady Seminoles advanced to the Elite-Eight in the Class AAAA tournament with their x-x win over Cross Creek on Friday.

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Lackluster Newton girls fall to Colquitt County

The Lady Rams scored 19 points in the fourth quarter but they couldn’t overcome their play in the first three quarters losing to Colquitt County 48-44 in the first round of the Class AAAAA on Wednesday.

Alcovy splits with Walnut Grove in soccer opener

Alcovy’s girls soccer team showed that youthfulness is not a bad thing as they shutout Walnut Grove 4-0 while the Alcovy boys learned a lot of their 8-1 loss to open the season on Tuesday.

No. 2 seed Eastside girls fall to No. 3 seed Mt. Zion in region tournament

Mt. Zion’s junior Tyeisha Juhan was all the offense the Lady Bulldogs needed scoring 45 points as they eliminated Eastside 71-37 in the Region 4-AAAA tournament on Monday.

Nineteen local grapplers advance to state meet

Nineteen local wrestlers got past their various sectionals ending on Saturday as they vie for a state championship starting at the Macon Centreplex on Thursday.

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