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Villa Rica Lady Wildcats look for perfect season & State Championship  WSB Atlanta

If the Lady Wildcats win Friday night, they'll finish with an undefeated 33-0 record and a State Championship. The last time a Villa Rica team accomplished this ...



Former Grayson football coach Christian Hunnicutt headed to Villa Rica  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Former Grayson football coach Christian Hunnicutt has accepted the head coaching job at Villa Rica High School.



VIDEO: 2020 South Carolina commit Mecose Todd goes #BeastMode on long TD run  USA TODAY High School Sports

You have to see this Marshawn Lynch impression from four-star South Carolina commit Mecose Todd.



Villa Rica councilman resigns after admitted use of 'n-word'  FOX 5 Atlanta

A decades-long Villa Rica councilman has resigned after admitting he said the a racial slur in the context of a conversation with a black city employee.



Parents say student wrongfully charged after being attacked by bully  WSB Atlanta

A family says a bully attacked their son in school and now the son is the one facing charges.



‘Heartless’: Friend allegedly shot 18-year-old before setting car ablaze  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A good friend of an 18-year-old woman who was found dead in her burning car in East Point last month...



One of nation’s top-100 players commits to Mitchell, Cats  Lexington Herald-Leader

Deasia Merrill, a 6-foot-2 forward from Georgia who is rated among the nation's elite 100 players, announced that she will play for Kentucky on Sunday night.



NEW DETAILS: Another Georgia official steps down after using racial slurs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Villa Rica councilman has resigned from his post after making an “inappropriate racial...



Mom's final words to teen hours before mysterious death: 'I love you'  WSB Atlanta

Parents of a Villa Rica teenager are preparing to bury their son Friday afternoon, and they still don't know how he died.



Mother: I need answers after my daughter's body was found burned in her car  11Alive.com WXIA

EAST POINT, Ga. — Pearlie Haynes says she certain her 18-year-old daughter, Tayla Torres, is the woman found burned in her car in East Point. “It was my ...



District: Ga. principal unaware football team would join baptisms  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Villa Rica High School and its principal should not have allowed a local church to perform on-field baptisms at its football stadium last month, a Carroll County ...



Georgia public school investigates a mass baptism on its football field  Washington Post

A Georgia public school is looking into a mass baptism on its football field that was posted on YouTube but later taken down. In a state where football is ...



‘He needs to be under a jail’: Mother reacts after family friend charged in killing teen daughter  WLBT

Pearlie Haynes said Kington Hyman-Bozeman was like a member of the family. Police say Tayla Torres was shot in a dispute over money. However, her mother ...



Mentors, appreciation of the program, lead defensive coaches to KSU  MDJOnline.com

KENNESAW -- Shortly after the 2018 season ended, things began to change on Kennesaw State's football staff.



Emma King, Deasia Merrill sign with Kentucky WBB for 2019  WYMT News

Coaches always use the cliché “get better every day” and the University of Kentucky women's basketball team did just that Wednesday by signing two players ...



Beverly Lynn Smith Lang  Newnan Times-Herald

Beverly Lynn Smith Lang, 69, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. She was born October 30 ...



Report: Kennesaw State to hire Citadel assistant as defensive coordinator  MDJOnline.com

The man Kennesaw State is reportedly targeting as its new defensive coordinator knows a little bit about option football.



Villa Rica sophomore Deasia Merrill receives 2019 offer from Tech  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Villa Rica High School forward Deasia Merrill received an offer from Georgia Tech, according to a Tw...



Rome High School Hosts Howlin' Wolf Classic Cheerleading Competition  Northwest Georgia News

Rome High School's gymnasium was full this past weekend with cheer enthusiasts as Rome High hosted the first Howlin' Wolf Classic Cheerleading ...



Pastor thought baptism on Georgia school field was by the book  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Before video surfaced of a now-controversial mass baptism of several Villa Rica High School football players and a coach, a west Georgia minister had clear ...



New superintendent hired in Harris County  Ledger-Enquirer

In a called meeting June 28, 2018, the Harris County Board of Education hired interim superintendent Roger Couch as superintendent. He replaces Jimmy ...



Report: Valdosta State defensive coordinator Danny Verpaele to coach DBs at Kennesaw State  MDJOnline.com

Kennesaw State appears to be getting closer to completing its rebuilt defensive coaching staff.



Mass baptism at Georgia public high school football field spurs controversy  CBS News

Video of a church's mass baptism at a Georgia public high school caught the attention of critics after it showed up online. Now, administrators are investigating ...



High school secretary Kristen Hammonds had sex with students, say Ga. police  CBS News

(CBS/WGCL) CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. - Police in Georgia say high school secretary Kristen Hammonds allegedly lured at least three Villa Rica High School ...



Rockmart boys mixing it up in summer play  Northwest Georgia News

The new Rockmart Yellow Jackets basketball coach Vic Calhoun has not wasted time in preparing his team for the upcoming season.



Mass baptism of players, coach on football field violated policy, school district says  Fox News

Officials in west Georgia say a mass baptism before a high school football practice violated school district policy.



3 new Bartow principals prepare to meet students, parents  Daily Tribune News

When the bell rings Aug. 8 in Bartow County, three schools will have new principals at the helm. Stephen Revard, former assistant principal at North Cobb High ...



Union Grove taps Chad Frazier as head football coach  Henry Herald

Frazier spent the last four seasons as head football coach and athletic director at Villa Rica High School. He spent 2007 to 2012 as the head coach at Heritage ...



Harris County Board of Education appoints interim superintendent after resignation  Ledger-Enquirer

The Harris County Board of Education has appointed an interim superintendent. Roger Couch, who retired in December 2015 as Harris County High School ...



Football kicker crowned homecoming queen in Villa Rica  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Taylor Tidaback was a standout last Friday night as she was crowned homecoming queen of Villa Rica High School.



Controversy in Georgia over football team's baptism in memory of fallen student  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Freedom from Religion Foundation expressed concern after group baptism in memory of former Heritage HS student https://t.co/5sKeqYdyHq pic.twitter.com/ ...



Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School academic decathlon team wins state championship  Northwest Georgia News

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School's academic decathlon has been crowned the 2019 PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon State Champions.



Women's History Month: Statesboro’s Baynon breaking barriers on wrestling mat  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Statesboro's Kasey Baynon never thought twice about becoming a wrestler.



Paulding high schools usher in fall with homecoming festivities  MDJOnline.com

High school spirit is taking over the streets of Paulding County as multiple schools are set to hold homecoming parades in October.



Pastor defends mass baptism, with some regret  Baptist News Global

By Bob Allen. The pastor of a Georgia Baptist church at the center of controversy over a mass baptism on a public high school football field says he regrets not ...



Chills, Thrills and Roller Coasters | Local  Northwest Georgia News

When he's not busy being Rome's City Planner, Artagus Newell is seeking the thrill of roller coasters.



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Georgia Southern hires Techs Bryan Cook as offensive coordinator  Savannah Morning News

Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers backed up his promise to return the Eagles to their football roots, hiring Georgia Tech quarterbacks/B-backs ...



What a team — football and Jesus  Los Angeles Times

Last month, on a febrile afternoon before practice, the defensive coach of the Villa Rica Wildcats and 18 of his football players were baptized in a stock trough on ...



Union Grove’s Tumlin wants more Wolverine wins  MDJOnline.com

Union Grove High School football is already a month ahead of last year's season, notching its first 2017 win Sept. 1 on the road against Winder's Apalachee ...



JSU News | Center Stage Owned the Stage…And Plans to Do it Again  JSU News

01/27/2015. The JSU Center Stage Winterguard team reigned victorious in its first competition of the season this past weekend held at Flowery Branch High ...



Still moving the chains: Trion coach Brown has weathered three catastrophes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Justin Brown, head coach of the Trion (Ga.) High School football team, retreated to his windowless office in the football field house on a Monday afternoon in late ...



Albany State football signs 22 players | Sports  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Albany State interim head football coach Dan Land has announced the program's 2016 signees as 22 players signed letters-of-intent to play for the ...



Charles Ackey  Times-Georgian

Mr. Charles Ackey, 77, of Decatur, Georgia, died on March 22, 2019. Celebration of Life services will be held on Wednesday March 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. at St.



Faith stirs Isaiah to persevere toward turnaround season  BP News

High school senior helps lead and inspire football team past dismal start to season with the help of his faith and support of family.



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