Guard Saadia Munford is a vital part of Jonesboro's attack.

Southern Crescent Buzz Girls Basketball Top 10: Woodland and Mount Zion Make Move

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com   There is only one new team in the Southern Crescent Buzz Girls Top 10, but there are plenty of changes nonetheless. Jonesboro cemented its No. 1 ranking with its win at Griffin, but Woodland who was just as impressive with its dismantling of previous No. 2 McIntosh, is on the

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Victoria Sutton and her Jonesboro team is No. 1 in the Southern Crescent Buzz Top 10.

Southern Crescent Buzz Girls Basketball Top 10: Initial Rankings

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com The competiveness and depth of talent of the girls basketball teams in the Southern Crescent is extremely high as evident by the quality teams that did not make the initial Southern Crescent Buzz Top 10. There is also a small gap between the number one team in the rankings and number

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Southern Crescent Christmas Wish List: What James Butler would like to see happen in the sports world.

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com With Christmas here and gifts already given, I thought this was the perfect time to write a Southern Crescent Christmas list of some of the things I would like to see happen in the next 365 days. So, the list is as follows: 1. An all Southern Crescent Class AAAA Boys

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Lovejoy sophomore Zion Custis gained over 1,000 all-purpose yards and 1st team All-Region status in his first full year of major action. (Steve Knight)

PREP FOOTBALL: Lovejoy sophomore Zion Custis finding in the Custis football family tree | VIDEO

Check out Zion Custis’ highlight video: By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com LOVEJOY, Ga. — Football season at Lovejoy High School is over, but for Zion Custis it never ends. Not when you play for what was not too long ago considered one of the emerging programs in Georgia’s biggest classification. Also, not when you have a

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Spalding QB Naricuss Dryver will try to help his Jaguars net a playoff win at Cairo. (PHOTO: Steve Knight)

GHSA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: James Butler ranks the 10 Southern Crescent football teams and summarizes their possible postseason paths

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com ELCA is considered a favorite to at least reach the semifinals of the Class A Private School Playoffs. Stockbridge, ranked No. 1 for the first time in anybody’s football poll, may be expected to run the table toward its first state title. Spalding hopes to catch fire and make a run.

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Dutchtown defensive lineman Myles Clark (44) snags Lovejoy running back Zion Custis on a tackle in Thursday's 20-12 Bulldog win over the Wildcats. (PHOTO: Jeff Hurndon Photography)

PREP FOOTBALL: Dutchtown still sees room for improvement after grabbing Thursday win over Lovejoy

By James Butler HAMPTON, Ga. — Dutchtown football coach Mark Myers was extremely elated after his team’s 20-12 win over Clayton County giant Lovejoy Thursday. Still, he looked to keep his team focused on each step of the process they’re taking towards their ultimate goals. “I think it says we’re heading in the right direction,”

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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)

PREP FOOTBALL: Photo Page from Lovejoy’s win over Dutchtown in inaugural Adidas 7-on-7 State Championship Tournament

LOCUST GROVE, Ga. — If their performance in this past week’s inaugural Adidas State Championship 7-on-7 passing league tournament is any indication, the rumors of Lovejoy football’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The Wildcats hoisted the first Adidas State Championship trophy, and earned the right — along with three other Georgia teams at the tournament

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Soon-to-be Lovejoy graduate Randy Robinson got his first taste of coaching during the Wildcats' 10-day spring football session. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

GABRIEL STOVALL: Former Lovejoy Wildcat lineman Randy Robinson lives up to ‘good guy’ image

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com LOVEJOY, Ga. — If you haven’t paid attention lately to Randy Robinson’s Twitter page, his Twitter name will tell you all he wants you to know about how he wants to be remembered at Lovejoy. It says “Randy The Good Guy.” But don’t call it hubris or egotistical. It actually took

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