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Caden Cotton was putting together a monster senior year on the diamond before the season was cut short. Fortunately for Cotton, there will be more baseball as the Banks County standout recently signed a college scholarship with Division II Southern Wesleyan University.

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With the 2020 season up in the air due to school closing because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), one thing is for sure, the Banks County Leopards found their stride as the two-week hiatus was announced. 

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After starting the week of March 9 off rough with a 1-0 loss to region foe Union County and a six-goal loss to non-region competitor White County, the Banks County boys' soccer team wanted to end the week right against region foe Oglethorpe County. 

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The Banks County High School boys' golf team finished seventh out of 12 teams at the Valhalla Cup March 9 at Chimney Oaks in Homer. 

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After splitting the first region series of the season, the Banks County Leopards got the region sweep March 6. 

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Former Banks County High School student and lifelong Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, Kacey Reynolds, who was granted his Make-A-Wish experience of announcing the Bucs' first-round selection during last year's NFL Draft, died Sunday (Feb. 23) after a three-year battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 20.

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Banks County baseball took a road trip over the weekend to southeast Georgia and came back with a 1-2 record. 

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The Banks County Middle School girls' A Team poses with the first-place trophy after defeating Hebron 52-41 to win the end-of-season tournament. The team finished the season with a 17-2 record. 

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After 10 Banks County High School wrestlers made it from the area tournament to sectionals, chances were a Leopard contingent was possible for Macon and the state wrestling tournament. 

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The Banks County High School softball team was recognized at the Georgia State Capitol on Feb. 5 for winning the Class AA state title last October. Pictured is the Banks County players, coaches and District 28 Representative Chris Erwin. 

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With the No. 1 seed in Region 8-AA still within reach, the Banks County boys' basketball team rebounded nicely from upset losses to Putnam and Rabun counties with three-straight region wins last week. 

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The Banks County Middle School wrestling won the Peach State Wrestling League championships. The team defeated West Jackson, Oglethorpe County and Madison County to win the championship. The team is coached by Joe Denton and 1st Sgt. Raymond Bentley. The middle school team then competed at s…

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The Banks County boys' basketball team started Region 8-AA play a perfect 7-0, with no road blocks in sight, until a trip to Putnam County (Jan. 14) and a second game vs. Rabun County (Jan. 17) brought the Leopards back to the pack in the region.

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The Banks County boys' basketball team moved to 6-0 in Region 8-AA play after defeating Union County, 79-44, Tuesday (Jan. 7) in Homer.

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Banks County's Sawyer Pace was named to the MainStreet Newspapers All-Area Football Team. 

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Jake Dalton, 13, was recently recognized by the Banks County Board of Education. Dalton, a Banks County Middle School student, was named the 2019 PGA Georgia Section Junior Tour Player Of The Year in the boys' 11-13 age division. Dalton competed in eight tournaments in 2019, winning at the S…

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Former Banks County basketball player, Zez Steeple, surpassed the 1,000-point mark in his college basketball career. Steeple currently plays guard for the University of North Georgia Nighthawks in Dahlonega. Steeple achieved the milestone during the Nighthawks' game vs. Southern Wesleyan on …

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The 2019 sports calendar is getting ready to flip to 2020, and for all the highs and lows that 2019 brought for Banks County sports, next year will have a tough act to follow.