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There were some impressive wins and some disappointing losses as teams in the west Georgia area opened the season this past weekend after the season was delayed two weeks by the pandemic.

Clutch free throws made all the difference in a Region 5-AA win for the Heard County High School boys’ basketball team in Franklin on Tuesday night.

The task of replacing a dynamic four-year starter and future SEC quarterback like Emory Jones is a tall order that would keep some coaching staffs up at night.

Don’t look now, but the dawn of the 2018 softball season is creeping up and high school coaching staffs from around the state are using these late-July days to shake off the rust and get a glimpse of what they’ll have to work with in the fall.

An already tight Region 5-AA football lineup is set to welcome a long-lost challenger back to the pack this fall, setting up for would could be an all-out melee in the race toward the 2018 Class AA postseason.

A little over a month separates the Heard County High School football team from showtime as it is set to open the 2018 season against neighboring LaGrange on Aug. 17.

Nearly two-dozen Division I schools actively pursued the talents of Heard County High School defensive end Zaylin Wood this offseason.

Like every year, a comprehensive grasp of fundamentals was the main objective for Helen Akins and her young Heard County High School girls’ basketball team this summer.

Heard County High School defensive end Zaylin Wood has decided to spend his collegiate career in the City of Brotherly Love.

Tim Barron has been through enough offseasons in Franklin to understand that in order for a highly successful campaign to manifest in the fall, it requires a meticulous, step-by-step build in the months of June and July.

With his senior campaign fast approaching, Aaron Beasley understood that a decision had to be made soon regarding where he would align himself collegiately.

Cali Harrod and Anna Shelnutt know a thing or two about making history — and they made a boatload more of it on Tuesday evening.

Two more local stars were crowned on Day 2 of the GHSA Track and Field State Championships on Friday, bringing the grand total to three thus far at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.