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  • Friday | via Douglas County Sentinel 

    Heard County boys storm into sweet 16

    The Heard County High School boys' basketball team netted its first postseason victory since 2002 on Friday night, knocking off Dade County in the opening round of the Class AA state playoffs. The top-seeded and ninth-ranked Braves took care of business with a 69-44 victory, using a huge third quarter to take control of the contest after leading by seven at the half.

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  • Thursday Feb 16 | via Times Georgian 

    Braves breaking down barriers

    Dekari Brewer and the Heard County High School boys' basketball team are making their first postseason appearance since 2003 on Friday night when they host Dade County in the opening round of the Class AA state playoffs. Tip-time is set for 8:30 p.m. Heard County's Darius Matthews is part of a deep and balanced rotation that will lead the Braves into the Class AA state playoffs on Friday night against Dade County.

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  • Monday Feb 13 | via Douglas County Sentinel 

    Tigers set for clash at Chattooga

    Making their third straight state playoff appearance, head coach David Cottrell and the Temple High School boys' basketball team will try to pull the upset of top-seeded Chattooga on Saturday night. After earning all-region honors, Temple guard Javin Boles is focused on the Tigers' first-round road trip to Chattooga for the Class AA state playoffs on Saturday.

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  • Monday Feb 13 | via Douglas County Sentinel 

    Lady Braves poised for playoff push

    Ally Harris and the Heard County High School girls' basketball team open the Class AA state playoffs on Friday night at 7 against fourth-seeded Pepperell. The Lady Braves are coming off a second consecutive region crown to earn a No.

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  • Saturday Feb 11 | via Douglas County Sentinel 

    Braves end region title drought

    The calendar read 1960 the last time the Heard County High School boys' basketball team hoisted up a region championship trophy. Well, that 57-year drought is finally over.

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  • Friday Feb 10 | via Times Georgian 

    Lady Braves repeat as region champs

    For the second straight year, the Heard County High School girls' basketball team is the queen of Region 5-AA. The Lady Braves stormed past rival Callaway in a 58-31 decision at home in the championship game of the Region 5-AA Tournament on Friday night to claim the league crown and clinch a coveted No.1 seed for the Class AA state playoffs.

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  • Friday Feb 10 | via LaGrange Daily News 

    Callaway loses close one to Heard County

    Instead, it was home-standing Heard County holding on late for a 79-72 victory to take the top spot in the Region 5-AA tournament.

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  • Thursday Feb 9 | via LaGrange Daily News 

    Lady Cavaliers earn title shot

    The Callaway Lady Cavaliers know they're going to be at home for the first round of the state tournament.

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  • Thursday Feb 9 | via LaGrange Daily News 

    Cavaliers going for five in a row

    The Callaway Cavaliers got off to a quick start and were ahead by 18 points at the half, and they ended up beating Spencer 87-72 on Thursday in the semifinals of the Region 5-AA tournament at Heard County.

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  • Wednesday Feb 8 | via Douglas County Sentinel 

    Lady Tigers lock up postseason trip

    The third-seeded Lady Tigers secured the postseason berth for the Class AA bracket behind a 48-32 triumph over No. 6 Spencer on Tuesday night at Callaway in the opening round of the Region 5-AA Tournament.

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  • Saturday Feb 4 | via Douglas County Sentinel 

    Carrollton qualifies all 10 for state

    Competing in the Class AAAAA 'B' Sectional at Buford, the Trojans qualified all 10 grapplers it had take the mat for next week's GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Championships in Macon. "All in all, you bring 10 and you get 10 through to the state tournament, that's all you can hope for," Cleek said.

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  • Tuesday Jan 31 | via Times Georgian 

    Eagles take down Trojans in region tussle

    The Mount Zion High School boys' basketball team corralled a 67-52 region road win over Gordon Lee on Tuesday night in Chickamauga. Entering the week at No.

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