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Baseball action dominates area sports schedule for the week
Regular season baseball play dominates this week’s sports schedule for area teams, but it’s region track and tennis that offers the more important action since post-season laurels will be at stake.
Weather washes out most of Tuesday's scheduled sports action
A number of athletic events scheduled for today have been postponed due to weather and/or playing field conditions.
More area athletes get cage honors
Seven more area athletes have been recognized on All-Middle Georgia athletics teams chosen by the Macon Telegraph.
Wilcox trio makes 2-A hoop team
Region 2-A basketball coaches have selected their all-region teams for the 2013-14 seasons and Wilcox County High claimed three first-team all-region slots and two honorable mention listings on them.
Bobcats play well in loss to Bulldogs
On the verge of having another game shortened to five innings by the 10-run mercy rule, Dooly County put on a finishing kick that made its contest vs. Macon County go the distance Thursday.
Cougars pushed to limit to get past Packers
Crisp County High’s Cougars got one of their closest calls yet from a fellow Peach State team Wednesday when they eked out a 6-4 victory over Colquitt County’s Packers.
The triumph extended the winning string of coach Bill Pate’s squad to 12 games and bettered its overall record to 16-2 heading into a Tuesday Region 1-AAAA road game at Westover. It also has a Wednesday non-region home duel on tap with Hardaway of Columbus.
Wildcats post controversial win over Trojans
Beauty is not the only thing that’s in the eyes of the beholder.
The same can be said in regards to how a baseball game goes especially when it pits arch-rivals like Crisp and Fullington academies.
Revised area sports slate for today-Friday revealed
Two of three baseball games that were scheduled today for area schools have been postponed two days due to field conditions following the weekend deluge of rain.
Aaron set to savor 40th anniversary of 715th homer
Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth’s home-run record on April 8, 1974.
The 40-year anniversary of his 715th homer provides a different perspective.
Notre Dame, UConn set for historic title game
Muffet McGraw and Geno Auriemma were well aware of the talk. There has been a buzz throughout women’s basketball all season about the potential showdown between their undefeated teams.
Well, the wait is over.
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