Eastern Illinois safety Bradley Dewberry (7) should be an impact player for the Panthers in 2016. (Special Photo)

Eagle’s Landing alum, Eastern Illinois safety Bradley Dewberry becoming an impact player after battling injury

                            By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com CHARLESTON, IL — Bradley Dewberry has come a long way since he first made the trek to Eastern Illinois. And that’s just geographically speaking. After Dewberry graduated from Eagle’s Landing High in McDonough in 2014 and made

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Wesley Guilford Jr. Kirby Smart in line at Camp

Touchdown: Minority Coaches Association of Georgia’s satellite camp hits target

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com   STOCKBRIDGE Ga. – With the recent debate in the NCAA concerning football satellite camps hovering in the background, Woodland High School played host to the Minority Coaches Association of Georgia Football Academy Camp on Friday and Thursday. Woodland High School head coach Steve Davenport was pleased that his school could

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Woodland's Yusuf Corker is considered one of the best defensive backs in Georgia. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

WOODLAND FOOTBALL: Three-star cornerback prospect gives top five schools, says a college commitment could be soon coming

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com LOCUST GROVE Ga. – While a lot of talk about 7-on-7 summer football is geared toward the offense, the defensive back seven — and chiefly the secondary —  gets to work on its skill and communication as well. As a highly recruited cornerback, the thought of extra time to work specifically

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The Dutchtown Bulldogs have made the finals in the last three Adidas State Championship 7-on-7 tournaments. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

Dutchtown falls short in Airo 7v7 Title Game, looking at bigger picture

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com   LOCUST GROVE Ga. – Mark Myers is starting his third season as Dutchtown’s head football coach, and just like in his previous two seasons, his Bulldogs made the championship game of the Airo 7v7 Tournament at Warren Holder Park. Dutchtown won the tournament two years ago, but after falling to

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The Lovejoy Wildcats won the first Adidas 7-on-7 State Championship Tournament, formerly known as the Southside Shootout, at Warren Holder Park in Locust Grove last summer. Longtime tournament host Clint Satterfield says he's glad to see it grow. (PHOTO: Jason Mussell)

Adidas brings State Championship 7-on-7 football action comes back to Locust Grove with growth

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — Clint Satterfield and his 7-on-7 passing league aspirations have come a long way. When the Southside Shootout began back in 2007 at the Lovejoy soccer complex, it was just a handful of football coaches bringing their teams together to practice and bond. “At one time, we were

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Three-time 800-meter and one-time 400-meter state champion Devin Dixon of Eagle's Landing is co-boys runner of the year for 2015-16. (File)

Champions of Champions: Henry County 2015-16 awards

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com It was a great year for athletics in Henry County in 2015-16 as county schools produced several state champions in both team and individual competition. Here is a look who made the grade for top honors in the county for 2015-16.   GIRLS TEAM OF THE YEAR: ELCA Softball The ELCA

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Griffin's Terry Fuller was named Region 4-AAAA Player of the Year. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

PREP BASEBALL: Griffin’s Terry Fuller grabs Region 4-AAAA POY honors while Locust Grove coach, pitchers stand out

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com Surprise, surprise. Locust Grove baseball racked up major honors as the All-Region 4-AAAA teams were released Wednesday. The Wildcats became the first team from the four-county Southern Crescent area to win a state baseball championship since Jason Hayward-Led Henry County Warhawks did it in 2006 after defeating a Lee County squad

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Woodland rising senior corner Yusuf Corker Is one of Georgia's most sought after recruiting targets. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Woodland, Woodward Academy, Lovejoy, Jonesboro represented in Spring Southern Crescent Super Six

    By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com   We’re about a fast three-and-a-half months away from the kickoff of the 2016 football season, but Spring Ball is in full effect. Many teams will be engaging in their spring ball finale, Spring Football Game this Friday, which will give coaches and fans one last opportunity to see

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