Sophomore Jacob Stevens has been a key contributor to the McIntosh soccer team in his team seasons of play. He looks to help the Chiefs capture a state title this season. (PHOTO: CD Photography)

Springing to the top: 10 Southern Crescent spring teams in the best position for a state championship

By James Butler Excluding track and field teams, there are a little less than 20 Southern Crescent spring sports teams still alive for a state championship this season. When looking at the teams most likely to take home a state title among the spring sports besides track and field, one school boasts several championship-caliber

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Union Grove junior Nathan Connelly will likely have a tough match up with good friend Dubie Dublin from Starr's Mill in next week's Region 4-AAAAA tournament. (PHOTO: Jeff Hurndon Photography)

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Union Grove’s Nathan Connelly, Starr’s Mill’s Dubie Dublin have complicated relationship

By Gabriel Stovall FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — In an instant, Starr’s Mill’s Dubie Dublin and Union Grove’s Nathan Connelly can go from friends to foes. One minute they’re teammates, and the next minute, adversaries. Don’t worry. They aren’t confused, nor is their relationship contentious. They just happen to be members of the same Southern Crescent

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Eagle's Landing sophomore Morgan Cage is undefeated in singles play, and a large reason why the Lady Eagles are primed for a deep postseason run. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Eagle’s Landing girls playing at state championship level, mum on state title talk

By Gabriel Stovall McDONOUGH, Ga. — Shhhhh. Whatever you do, don’t say the “C” word around Jamie Bullington, because the Eagle’s Landing High girls’ tennis coach is making sure he’s not saying it around his undefeated team. “Oh no, we’re not even talking about championships yet,” said Bullington, who literally bristled at the mentioning

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