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With all the disruption that 2020 brought and with COVID-19 still around, Apalachee head coach Tony Lotti was delighted just to get a full football calendar in 2021, and he was extra-jazzed last week when the Wildcats hit the field to start their two-week spring practice period after the pan…

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Despite dominating Walnut Grove on the field, the Apalachee boys’ soccer team had a relatively small lead for the first 60 minutes of their home GHSA Region 8-AAAAA match against Walnut Grove on Tuesday, March 30.

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Apalachee High School senior tight end Andrew Howe will continue his football-playing career at Point University next fall. Howe signed with the Skyhawks during a ceremony at the high school on Friday, March 19. He was a key part of the Wildcats' offense last fall and earned an honorable men…

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After losing 11 seniors and seven starters from last year’s team that stood in first place in its region standings when the season was scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic, Apalachee boys’ soccer coach Chad Hooper expects that his team will be feeling its way through things early on in t…

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The Apalachee varsity boys’ basketball team is on pause after a player tested positive for COVID-19 last week and the rest of the Wildcats and their coaching staff went into a precautionary quarantine. The layoff has caused the team to postpone two region games and cancel a pair of other con…

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The win-loss record didn’t tell the whole story of the growth Apalachee girls’ basketball coach Derrick Allen saw from his team last winter in his first season with the program, and he’ll be counting on that same type of development this year from a Wildcat squat that is even younger after l…

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Apalachee had been able to avoid any major, costly mistakes — and thus picked up much-needed victories — in its previous two outings, and Wildcats coach Tony Lotti had said earlier in the week his team would need to do the same to have a chance in Friday night’s critical GHSA Region 8-AAAAA …

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The Apalachee High School softball team held a college signing ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 11, for its three seniors that helped the Wildcats have a historic season this fall with a 28-8 record and GHSA Class 5A Final Four appearance in Columbus. Pitcher Emily Hodnett signed with Georgia State,…

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The Apalachee football team appears to be starting to click at the ideal time and finds itself right in the thick of the state playoff picture with just two weeks to play in the regular season. And with a win in their upcoming likely home finale Friday, Nov. 13, against Loganville, the Wildc…

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Despite neither team qualifying for the state meet, Apalachee cross country coach Jennifer Fancher came away from last week’s GHSA Region 8-AAAAA championship meet in Helen optimistic about the program’s future and proud of the runners for battling against some tough obstacles.

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Apalachee volleyball coach Joey Alfonso didn’t have to remind his team, during the timeout huddle, of the position the Wildcats had been in three straight years in the state playoffs: holding a commanding 2-0 lead in either the first or second round before losing three straight sets to fall …

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As Winder-Barrow coach Ed Dudley put it, the 24-hour window of “pouting” after a heartbreaking loss has come and gone, and the Bulldoggs have their eyes firmly set on doing something that no other team in GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA has been able to do over the last four-plus seasons: beat Dacula.

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The Apalachee volleyball team has clinched another state playoff berth, and while the road wasn’t quite as smooth as the past two seasons when the Wildcats won a combined 97 matches and back-to-back region titles, head coach Joey Alfonso hopes his team has another strong run in them in the c…

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The Winder-Barrow softball team is spending this week getting in what first-year head coach Jordan Najafi said is some much-needed practice time as the Bulldoggs make their final preparations for the first round of the GHSA Class 6A playoffs next week.

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Apalachee’s bid to upset Eastside on the road Thursday night, Oct. 8, got off to a promising start with a defensive touchdown in the first minute of the game. But the Wildcats’ offense was kept in check throughout the night, and the early momentum gave way to the Sincere Johnson show as the …