Gave It All He Had: A Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen
The life of Philip Lutzenkirchen, most widely known for his playing days as an Auburn Tiger and a Lassiter Trojan, was honored by thousands mourning his passing at Frank Fillman Stadium.
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GHSA Executive Director Ralph Swearngin Says Goodbye
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Colquitt County Freshman Football: Changes On The Horizon
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Soccer In America: A Trend Or Here To Stay?
The 2014 World Cup has captured American hearts...will the energy outlast the tournament?
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The U.S. men’s soccer team may be out of the World Cup, but that didn’t stop legions of American soccer fans from filling Brazilian stadiums to catch all the action. The U.S. had a fairly successful run, beating Ghana and tying with Portugal to survive what many deemed the 2014 World Cup’s “Group of Death.” Belgium eventually sent the team home in the Round of 16, but for many Americans, the excitement of soccer won’t go away with the 2014 World Cup. Soccer won’t replace the NFL or college football anytime soon, but its popularity is rising quickly in the U.S. [Continue Reading]

60,000 Enjoy 'Perfect' Peachtree Road Race

60,000 Enjoy 'Perfect' Peachtree Road Race

"Tips for Running in the Heat" are printed on the back of every Peachtree Road Race bib, but this year, runners enjoyed mild temperatures. “The weather was perfect this year," said Brian Davis of Atlanta, who completed his fourth Peachtree. "It was not too hot. It did not rain. Perfect weather was the difference for me this year.” Runners were especially appreciative of the clear skies after storms made last year's race (and Piedmont Park) a little soggy. The improved conditions meant runners ditched their ponchos this July 4th for more festive attire.

Running The AJC Peachtree Road Race? Kick It Up A Knotch And Wear A Costume

Running The AJC Peachtree Road Race? Kick It Up A Knotch And Wear A Costume

It’s almost July 4th. In Atlanta, before the cookouts and the fireworks, thousands of Atlantans will get up at the crack of dawn to run the annual AJC Peachtree Road Race. The 6.2 mile race starts in Buckhead near Lenox Square mall and ends at Piedmont Park. While all of the racers will strap on their running shoes and race bibs, quite a few runners will be decked out in full costumes.

 

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Nichols Moves Up The Ladder For Raiders

Nichols Moves Up The Ladder For Raiders

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Written By: GPB Sports Intern Katie Wilson Jacob Nichols has taken over Jason Duke’s head coaching position at Alpharetta High School. He represents one of nearly 70 football head coaching... [Continue Reading]

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Gave It All He Had: A Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen

Gave It All He Had: A Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen

June 29th, 2014. According to calendars, this day, Sunday, June 29th, would begin a week of quiet and stillness at Lassiter High School. Conversation and coaching would cease, the halls would...