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REGION TOURNAMENT HOOPS: Henry County teams can sweep Region 4-AAAA titles

By Staff Reports EAST POINT, Ga. — The Henry County Warhawks boys basketball team definitely would seem to have deeper postseason aspirations than winning a region championship. Their preseason No. 1 Class AAAA ranking in some polls and a roster that boasts Division I talent seems to confirm that. But Warhawks coach Vince Rosser won’t

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Lovejoy senior Marquese Taylor, left, stands with coach Ed Carson. Taylor is starring on both sides of the ball for the 2-3 Wildcats this season. (File Photo)

Three-star Lovejoy football recruit Marquese Taylor makes his college choice after weekend visit

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com LOVEJOY, Ga. — California Golden Bears fans, give yourselves a pat on the back for your latest football recruiting grab. Marquese Taylor, a 3-star WR/DB from South Metro Atlanta’s Lovejoy High School made his commitment to Cal firm on Monday night, just hours after returning from his official visit this past

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Jonesboro football family is growing up through adversity

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com JONESBORO, Ga. — What a difference a year makes. Rewind back to Week 5 of the 2015 season, and you’ll recall a Jonesboro Cardinals football team riding high after beating perennial state championship contender Sandy Creek on its own home field. You’ll see a Clemson-bound quarterback under center, handing off to

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GABRIEL STOVALL: Ultimately growth and maturity is the name of the game, not wins and losses

It was the Tweet heard ‘round the world — or at least around the Southern Crescent. Particularly at Jonesboro. It came from Jonesboro Cardinals’ offensive coordinator Nate Wardlaw: BELIEVE in our program or BE LEAVING our program! — Coach Nate Wardlaw (@Southside_Nate) September 10, 2016   It came on September 9 in the moments following

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Brayden Rush has eased on to the scene as a potential difference maker on offense for the No. 1 ELCA Chargers (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

ELCA QB Brayden Rush has wasted no time showing his potential in Chargers’ offense

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com McDONOUGH, Ga. — Every Friday night, without fail, at 6:55 p.m. Brayden Rush can feel his cell phone buzzing in his pocket. When he reaches in to take it out, he opens his text messages and is never taken by surprised, but is always inspired. “Pressure isn’t anything bad. Pressure is

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