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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 …

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A solid crowd turned out Friday, March 13, at R. Harold Harrison Stadium to watch the Apalachee and Winder-Barrow soccer teams battle in what were the last high school sports contests in Barrow County for at least the next four weeks as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues its spread a…

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The Apalachee High School girls' soccer team has not had a ton of good fortune against Lanier High School in recent seasons, but that changed during a match at R. Harold Harrison Stadium on Friday, March 6.

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The Apalachee High School boys’ soccer team blanked visiting Lanier High School 1-0 on Friday, March 6, but then suffered their first region loss at Habersham Central, 3-1, on Tuesday, March 10.