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Jamie Jones: End of the road here for TWA
After more than 20 years of delivering dropkicks, punches and family wrestling action, TWA is closing its doors tonight.
Devin Golden: The truth about the Falcons-Saints rivalry
The world is full of myths, but karma isn’t one of them. Doing good deeds pays one back in a positive way. Doing bad deeds pays one back in a negative way. But there are many other myths, including some about my favorite NFL team.
A Look Ahead: Running takes over the local sports calendar
This week is a big one for runners. Since Dalton State College’s volleyball team is getting lonely as the only sport competing for the school, cross country will finally sprint into the action.
The men’s and women’s squads begin their season at 5 p.m. Friday at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s PowerAde Invitational at Moccasin Bend Race Course.
Devin Golden: ‘Moral’ or not Murray County will have victories
Sometimes moral victories are OK. Sometimes. And the recent history of Murray County High School’s football team probably classifies the Indians’ performance Friday night into the acceptable “moral victory” category.
But moral victories are still only moral victories, and those aren’t in Chad Brewer’s game plan.
Loran Smith: Howard brought humor to the job at Clemson
For 30 years, Frank Howard was the head football coach at Clemson — and he had a number of distinctions, one of which was his affection for the light side of life.
Chris Whitfield: Mystique is a powerful part of prep game
I’ll be the first to admit I never really understood this whole Dalton High School “mystique” when it comes to football.
I’ve been covering prep football in Georgia for more than two decades and have a grasp of what the sport is like in most parts of the state. I know — and have covered — true dynasties over those years.
Jamie Jones: Rumors, exits and returns in WWE
Here are the notes and news items from the world of pro wrestling: Rumors are still swirling that Goldberg will appear at Wrestlemania 2014 to wrestle in one final match.
A Look Ahead: Softball ready to kick season into overdrive
We’re not even to the season openers for all the high school football teams and cross country is barely kicking, but the softball regular season already feels halfway over.
That’s because it kind of is.
Loran Smith: Unsung coordinator
University of Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo coaches football with a player’s perspective. He wants the Bulldogs’ quarterbacks to have fun, but he knows that to enjoy such experience, a dedicated emphasis has to be placed on discipline and work ethic.
“All work and no play might make Johnny a dull boy!”
Chris Whitfield: Let's play some football
Every year when the last days of August roll around, I am acutely aware of how much older I become. And it has nothing to do with my creaky knees or the fact that my fashion sense seemingly left me somewhere around 1998.
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