Bill Renje

BILL RENJE: The negatives in personal trainers for high school athletes could far outweigh the positives

As I’ve served the athletic and coaching community through sports ministry the last five years, I’ve noticed quite a few changes since I last played youth and high school sports 30 years ago. Among those changing trends is the use of personal athletic trainers by high school athletes. These trainers serve the athlete, in exchange

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Morrow football coach Jerome Weaks, Jr., left, stands with his father Jerome Weaks, Sr. in the Morrow weight room. (PHOTO: Bill Renje)

PREP FOOTBALL: New Morrow coach Jerome Weaks’ triumph over Crohn’s Disease has prepared him for his new football challenges

  By Bill Renje brenje@thecrescentbuzz.com MORROW, Ga. — Most people would look at the prospects of turning around the Morrow High School football program as too daunting. After all, the Mustangs have won only 15 games since 2004, a span of 12 seasons, often being on the wrong end of crooked scores. The program has had

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Bill Renje

BILL RENJE: Eagle’s Landing, Henry County displayed a different kind of light last Friday Night in McDonough

By Bill Renje brenje@thecrescentbuzz.com McDONOUGH, Ga. — I sat on the losing side of a great high school playoff game Friday night. I only say “losing” because the scoreboard and the region standings tell us there needs to be a winner and loser. But what I saw was two teams — the Eagle’s Landing Golden

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