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Wolverines baseball focused on new season as title defense begins

The defending champs are back in action. Prince Avenue Christian School’s baseball team started its 2024 season last Thursday against Gainesville. The Wolverines notched a 6-4 win over the Red Elephants, giving themselves a successful start to a season in which they will defend their status as state champions.  They were happy to get a…

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North Oconee girls basketball takes second in region tournament

The North Oconee girls basketball team lost a nail-biter in the final game of the region tournament, falling to Chestatee 69-65. However, that result doesn’t define the Titans’ run in the tournament. At one point in the championship game, they trailed by 19 points, and the team showed excellent resolve to get back into the…

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Athens Academy boys soccer beats Social Circle 4-3

  The Athens Academy boys soccer team defeated Social Circle 4-3 last Friday, picking up its first win of the season in the process. It was a big win for the Spartans, who had lost their first game of the season to Tallulah Falls. Head coach Stefan Billmayer said the win was huge for his…

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Lady Wolverines come up big, defeat Jasper County on senior night

Leila Todd had tears in her eyes as she checked out of last Friday’s game for the final time.  But they were not tears of sorrow. They were bittersweet.  Todd was one of two seniors recognized for their career accomplishments during the festivities Friday night, which saw Prince Avenue Christian School girls basketball defeat Jasper…

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Wolverines boys fall in close battle against Jasper County

The Wolverines nearly pulled off a thrilling home victory last Friday night but fell just short of the mark. Prince Avenue Christian School’s boys basketball team hosted Jasper County last Friday and fell 45-41. The Wolverines and Hurricanes battled throughout the game but second-half misses and errant passes hampered the Wolverines’ comeback bid.  Those late…

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North Oconee lacrosse drops match 11-8 to Mill Creek

Entering the fourth quarter of the North Oconee boys lacrosse match against Mill Creek, the Titans were trailing 9-4. It was the biggest deficit they’d faced all night, after a brutal third period in which the Hawks went on a 6-1 scoring tear. Mill Creek had all of the momentum, and North Oconee needed a…

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