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    Paint the Town Blue Events Kick Off In Statesboro

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    The week-long celebration leading up to Georgia Southern's first home football game, Paint the Town Blue, kicked off in Statesboro today.Businesses around the Statesboro area started decorating their storefronts inside and out with Georgia Southern merchandise, balloons, helmets and logos in order to compete in the True Blue Spirit Competition.Friday, Aug. 29 was the first day local businesses could start participating in the True Blue Spirit Business Competition. Winners of the competition w... More>>

    McKinnon locks up spot with Vikings. Other former eagles waived.

    McKinnon locks up spot with Vikings. Other Former Eagles Waived

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    Former Gamecock Connor Shaw waived by Cleveland Browns
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    GSU Soccer loses at Winthrop

    GSU Soccer loses at Winthrop

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     Final Day of the Big South/SOCON Challenge

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    UGAs Gurley named walter camp POW

    UGAs Gurley Named Walter Camp POW

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     First time honor for Georgia Running Back.

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    GSU students admitted to football games with student ID

    GSU Students admitted to Football Games with Student ID

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    No more ticket distribution
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    Jenkins tops South Effingham Saturday Night

    Jenkins tops South Effingham Saturday Night

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    Jenkins improves to 1-1 on the young season.
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    GSU Eagles Fall Short in Raleigh

    GSU Eagles Fall short in Raleigh

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    4th quarter turnover costly in loss
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    Friday Night Blitz - Week #1 (August 29, 2014)

    Blitz Top 10 teams Effingham County and Glynn Academy pick up big wins on the Week #1 edition of the WSAV Friday Night Blitz.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FIRST SEGMENT OF THE FRIDAY NIGHT BLITZ. FOR THE FULL BLITZ CHECK OUT THE BLITZ EXTRA SATURDAY MORNING AT 8:30 ON WSAV CHANNEL 3. More>>

    Bulldogs rally to beat Johnson and Beach defeats windsor

    Toombs Rallies to beat Johnson and Beach defeats Windsor

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    Toombs Bulldogs rally to win
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    Effingham County 21 Bluffton 8

    Effingham County 21  Bluffton 8

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    Sand gnats snap losing streak at home

    Sand Gnats Snap Losing Streak at Home

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    Playoffs are next
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    Savannah Bulldog Club Kicks off Season

    Savannah Bulldog Club Kicks off Season

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    2nd annual event at Coaches Corner in Savannah
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    Morris, Green Lead the Atomsmashers Onto the WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week

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    Seniors Dushad Morris and Raquan Green are set to lead the Johnson Atomsmashers against the Toombs County Bulldogs on the WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week. You can see the game LIVE on WSAV's MyLC (Channel 237 Comcast and Channel 29 DirecTV).  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY. More>>

    Ware County Takes Over Top Spot in Blitz Top 10

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    With a win over Brooks County, coupled with a Benedictine loss, the Ware County Gators take over the top spot in the WSAV Blitz Top 10. The high school football Week #1 poll unveiled today on Harp on Sports on The Ticket AM 900.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL BLITZ TOP 10 POLL. More>>

    Savannah's Hanzel Leads Georgia Senior Championship

    Doug Hanzel of Savannah leads the Georgia Senior Championship after posting a 5-under-par 67 in the second round. His 6-under-par 138 (71-67) total is two strokes better than Chris Hall of Kennesaw, who sits in second at 4-under-par 140 (74-66).
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    SSU Tigers Name Starting QB; Debut Sharp New Helmet Logo

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    (Savannah) - The quarterback battle is over. Savannah State University Head Coach Earnest Wilson, III has named junior college transfer Ker-Sean Wilson the starter for Saturday's opener at Middle Tennessee State University.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY AND HEAR FROM WILSON AND COACH WILSON. More>>

    Bulldogs Open Up Behind Jamar Smith on the Thursday Blitz

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    Toombs County High School football star Jamar Smith is setting his sights even higher than a record-setting 2013 campaign. The senior rushed for more than 2,000 yards last season; but was disappointed his Bulldogs failed to make the GHSA playoffs. He's excited his 'Dogs are opening up on TV on the WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week vs. Johnson.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY. More>>

    sauers finishes 2nd at Boeing classic

    Gene Sauers finishes 2nd at Boeing Classic

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    2nd top ten of the year
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    Greatest Georgia Bulldog

    "Greatest" Georgia Bulldog Dies at 93

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    Dan Magill served the University of Georgia in some capacity for decades.
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    gsu women's soccer

    GSU Women's Soccer improves to 2-0

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    Eagles travel to tournament in Auburn next weekend.
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    Statesboro falls to burke

    Statesboro Football Falls to Burke County

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     Statesboro commits 3 first half turnovers in the loss.

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    WSAV Friday Night Blitz - Week Zero

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    The WSAV Friday Night Blitz launched it's season debut as the fastest football show in town... highlights, scores and more.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINKS TO SEE THE SHOW IN ITS ENTIRETY.  Thanks to all the viewers who provided us with up-to-the-minute scores and updates. More>>

    SCPS Tops Jenkins

    SCPS Tops Jenkins in Thursday Blitz Opener

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    Nick Bateman's 2nd half touchdown sparks Raiders.
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    BC Braces for GAC

    BC Braces for G-A-C

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    Cadets face the 2nd ranked team in Georgia
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    BREAKING: New Information Forces GHSA to Change Robertson Eligibility Decision

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    New evidence of transfer guidelines have forced the Georgia High School Association to change its ruling on the immediate eligibility of football star Demetris Robertson. Robertson transferred from Savannah Country Day to Savannah Christian. After the GHSA ruled the Alabama commit eligible, new information regarding his physical residence surfaced.

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    Benedictine Tops Week Zero Blitz Top 10

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    Benedictine was unanimous in the first WSAV Blitz Top 10 poll of the high school football season. The Cadets received all 80 first-place votes by WSAV and The Ticket's Seth Harp.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO WRAP TO SEE THE FULL STORY OF THE BLITZ TOP 10 WHICH DEBUTED ON "HARP ON SPORTS" RADIO SHOW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. More>>

    The "Main Weapons" in a WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week Preview

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    (Savannah) - Jenkins and Savannah Christian are preppin' for their season opener on the WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week. Coverage begins on WSAV's MyLC at 7pm from Garden City Stadium.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE PREVIEW OF TOP "THREATS" FOR EACH TEAM. More>>

    BREAKING: Demetris Robertson Immediately Eligible to Suit up for Savannah Christian Raiders

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    Savannah Christian Athlete Demetris Robertson is eligible to make his Raiders debut on the WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week.
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    Robertson Transfers to Sav. Christian; Football Eligibility Pending

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    The Georgia High School Association has NOT received File "B" which would be a hardship application for Demetris Robertson to play football this year at Savannah Christian. Robertson spent the past two seasons playing for the Hornets at Savannah Country Day School.
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    Expectations high in Effingham County

    Expectations High in Effingham County

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    Both Effingham Rebels and South Effingham Mustangs expecting strong seasons.

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    Gnats sweep greenville

    Gnats Complete Sweep of Greenville

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    John Gant records 9 Strikeouts in the win.
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    GSU Womens soccer tops the citadel

    GSU Women's Soccer tops The Citadel

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    Taylor Burns scores twice in win.
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    Female Kicker at Effingham High School

    Female Kicker at Effingham High School

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    Soccer player trying her hand at football with Rebels
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    Gnats Defeat Drive

    Gnats Defeat Drive

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    Same two Sunday 2:05pm
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    Football Operations Center opens at GSU

    Football Operations Center opens at GSU

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    Facility built with private funding.
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    Fans enjoy final scrimmage of pre-season

    Fans Enjoy Final Scrimmage of Pre-Season

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    Eagles begin preparations for NC State this week.
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    GSU Brings the noise to Paulson Stadium

    GSU Brings the Noise to Paulson Stadium

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    Eagles break camp.  Classes begin Monday
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    Grand Slam Leads Sand Gnats over Drive

    GNATS BATS BEAT BACK DRIVE 16-4 FRIDAY.  Saturday Sand Gnats' team president John Katz will receive a prostate exam while singing "Take me out to the ballgame" for a good cause.
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    Georgia Southern's New Football Operations Center

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    (Statesboro) - Friday afternoon Georgia Southern athletics director Tom Kleinlein led WSAV and the rest of the local media on a tour of the new Football Operations Center. It's a major project that transforms Paulson Stadium into a state-of-the-art facility.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE TOUR .
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    BC Tops Calvary 42-6 in Scrimmage

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    (Savannah) - Benedictine's Cadets provided plenty of highlights in the first half rolling out to a 28-0 lead en route to a 42-6 win Thursday evening over Calvary at Wright Stadium on the campus of Savannah State University.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE HIGHLIGHTS. More>>

    Former Benedictine and Savannah State University QB DeFilippis Back on the Sidelines

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    (Savannah) - Former Benedictine Cadet and Savannah State University quarterback A.J. DeFilippis is back on the sidelines coaching the wide receivers at his high school alma mater.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY. More>>

    Buxton Suffers Concussion in Double-A Debut

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    According to MiLB.com, former Appling County High School star Byron Buxton suffered a concussion in his Double-A debut with the New Britain Rock Cats. Buxton was called up from Single-A (Advanced) Monday night and started in centerfield Wednesday night. He collided with the right fielder trying to catch a line drive.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY. More>>

    Blitz Preview: Memorial Day Blue Thunder

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    (Savannah) - Memorial Day School doesn't just re-build their football team... they re-load. The Blue Thunder are about to set out to defend their Georgia Independent School Association Class-AA State Championship when they host Valwood next Friday at Garden City Stadium.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL BLITZ PREVIEW. More>>

    Savannah's Dillard With First Look at College Football Hall of Fame

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    Savannah teenager Mary Dillard is in Atlanta visiting the College Football Hall of Fame BEFORE it opens to the public. She was one of 100 Essay winners to be chosen to get a sneak peak at the Hall in Atlanta.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE VIDEO OF DILLARD AT THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME. More>>

    Savannah Christian Raiders Getting Set For Season Debut on the Thursday Blitz

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    (Savannah) - Savannah Christian has a tradition of winning under 10th year head coach Donald Chumley. Just three seasons ago the Raiders captured the Class A State Championship... in their 3rd straight trip to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. After a 5-5-1 record in 2013, the Raiders are hungry to return to their "contending" times.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN RAIDERS PREVIEW. More>>

    Buxton Promoted to Double-A New Britain

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    Former Appling County High School baseball standout Byron Buxton has been promoted to Double-A New Britain. He spent this season with the Class A (Advanced) Fort Myers Miracle. Buxton was the Minnesota Twins top pick (2nd Pick Overall) in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE VIDEO OF BUXTON WORKING OUT WITH THE MINNESOTA TWINS. More>>

    Bluffton Bobcats Set to Roar Back in 2014

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    (Bluffton) - The Bluffton Bobcats' football team is set to roar back in 2014. The 'Cats went 6-5 last season, a year after advancing to the State Semifinals.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY AND HEAR FROM THE 'CATS. More>>

    GSU wraps solid first scrimmage

    GSU wraps "Solid" 1st Scrimmage

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    First practice in full pads
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    Ravens celebrate state title

    Savannah Ravens Celebrate State Title

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    Baseball team recognized by the City of Savannah as well.
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    SSU Tigers hold first scrimmage

    SSU Tigers hold First Scrimmage

    Tigers open season August 30 against Middle Tennessee State
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    Savannah Steam holds 2nd tryout

    Savannah Steam Hold 2nd Tryout

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    New team starts Spring 2015
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    BC Cadets: Britt's First Freshman Class Set to Shine as Seniors

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    (Savannah) - Several Benedictine football players came to campus their first year as Danny Britt became football coach. It'll be the first graduating class at BC that Coach Britt has led the whole way through. It's a class led by Brad Stewart.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL FEATURE PREVIEW ON THE BC CADETS. More>>

    Blitz Preview: St. Andrew's Lions

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    (Savannah) - On Wilmington Island the St. Andrew's Lions football team is working hard to get back to winning ways. The Lions struggled to a 1-win season in 2013, but with senior quarterback Nate Mayo back after an injury riddled season, there's high hopes for a playoff push in SCISA Class AA.   CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL PREVIEW. More>>

    Jenkins Warriors Set for Breakthrough Season

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    (Savannah) - After a frustrating 2013 football season, the Jenkins Warriors are ready to turn the corner. Upwards of 20 seniors on the field for the Warriors as they open play in Class 1-AAA. They move down from 5-A after reclassification.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY.  JENKINS WILL FACE SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN AUGUST 21ST ON THE WSAV THURSDAY NIGHT BLITZ GAME OF THE WEEK. More>>

    Sophomore QB Calderon Set to Lead the Cavaliers

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    (Savannah) - Sophomore quarterback Salvador Calderon is set to take the reigns for the defending Class A (Private) school state runners-up. With Michael Peterson gone to graduation, it's Calderon's turn to lead the way.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL CALVARY PREVIEW. More>>

    College Campin' - GSU and USC Football Reports

    Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz believes his team is "...ahead of schedule," in preparations for the upcoming season. The Eagles begin two-a-days Tuesday on the banks of Eagle Creek in the morning and Paulson Stadium at night.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE CAMP REPORTS FROM STATESBORO AND COLUMBIA. More>>

    Savannah Native John Michael Gant Captures SAL Pitcher of the Week

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    Savannah native John Michael Gant pitched 6 2/3 innings before allowing a hit against Hickory Sunday afternoon.  Gant was pulled after seven innings allowing just one hit.  Monday afternoon Gant was named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week.
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    Eagles Pick up the Pace

    Eagles Pick up the Pace

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    Eagles open at NC State August 30th
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    Eagles Continue Preseason work

    Eagles Continue Pre-Season work

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    Spirited practice on campus Saturday.
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    SSU Tigers Clean Slate

    SSU Tigers Start with Clean Slate

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    Tigers open season August 30th at Middle Tennessee State
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    Sand Gnats Sweep Crawdads

    Sand Gnats Sweep Crawdads

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    Double header due to Friday night rain out
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    Gant flirts with perfect game

    Gnats' Gant Flirts with Perfect Game

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    Perfect game spoiled by a walk in 7th inning
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    GSU Holds First Kids Camp

    GSU Holds First Kids Camp

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    Kids 6-11 years old participated in first time event.
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    GSU Eagles ready for Xs and Os

    GSU Eagles Ready for Xs and Os

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    Eagles begin full pads workouts Tuesday.
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    Cory Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament Underway

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    (Savannah) - The opening ceremony for the Cory Joseph Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament was an emotional one for the entire Wilson family. They've seen the tournament grow since the inaugural event last year.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY. More>>

    Cheer Savannah Welcomes World Class Instructors

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    (Pooler) - Cheer Savannah has a couple of distinguished guests this week. Yuri Kostovetskiy and his step-brother, Mike Nasikan are in town helping teach the cheerleading students at the Pooler business.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY. More>>

    SSU Tigers Open Training Camp

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    (Savannah) - Football time in Savannah! The Savannah State University Tigers started their second full season under head coach Earnest Wilson III.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY FROM WRIGHT STADIUM IN SAVANNAH. More>>

    Bacon Park Golf Course Renovations Moving Swiftly

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    (Savannah) - Driving by the Bacon Park Golf Course on the Truman Parkway, you can't help but notice the major re-building of the City's old public links. O.C. Welch Golf Properties has accelerated plans to finish the project... from "6 years down to 1 1/2."  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY. More>>

    Hickory Crawdads Hammer Sand Gnats

    (Savannah) - Hickory cracked through for two runs in the first inning and never looked back, beating the Savannah Sand Gnats 10-1 at Grayson Stadium. It was the first of eight games in seven days in Savannah.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE HIGHLIGHTS. More>>

    2014 Thursday Night Blitz Broadcast Teams

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    Former high school football coaches Tim Jordan (Savannah High), Mark Stroud (Benedictine) and Blake Raley (Ridgeland Hardeeville) will join WSAV's Ken Slats to broadcast LIVE high school football this season on the WSAV Thursday Night Blitz Game of the Week. More>>

    Cory Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament

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    (Savannah) - The 2nd Annual Cory Joseph Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament is set for August 1st and 2nd at L. Scott Stell Park in Savannah.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE PREVIEW. More>>

    Miriam Burnette Memorial ‘Striking Out Alzheimer’s’ Softball Tournament

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    (Statesboro) - Teams from across the area are competing in the 3rd Annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking Out Alzheimer's" Softball Tournament in Statesboro.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY. More>>

    GSU Equipment Staff Keeping Very Busy

    GSU Equipment Staff Keeping Very Busy

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    Football Team begins practice this week.
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    Savannah's Sauers Ready for Return after Major Runner-Up Finish

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    (Savannah) - Savannah's Gene Sauers came within a half-inch of securing his first Major Championship on the links. His putt slid wide right and he would up falling to Colin Montgomerie in a playoff at the U.S. Senior Open in Oklahoma.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL FEATURE WITH GENE SAUERS. More>>

    Slats Superstars - Adrian Peterson Football Camp

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    Georgia Southern football great Adrian Peterson is giving back to the community. Recently AP held his inaugural camp at Calvary Day School... gathering a whole "Team" of Slats Superstars.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE AN ALL-NEW SLATS SUPERSTARS. More>>

    McBride Wins Ogelthorpe Invitational

    McBride Wins Oglethorpe Invitational

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    Mc Bride tied course record set by Mark Anderson in 2008.
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    Island's YMCA Gymnasts Return From Nationals With Hardware

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    The Island's YMCA gymnastics team returned from the National Gymnastics Championships in Tampa with 105 medals.   CLICK ON THE VIDEO TO SEE THE FULL STORY.RELEASE FROM THE ISLANDS YMCA. More>>

    Armstrong's Tuten Leads the Oglethorpe Invitational

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    (Savannah) - Armstrong State University golfer Shad Tuten fired his second-straight 65 (-6) to take a one stroke lead into the final round of the Oglethorpe Invitational golf tournament at the Wilmington Island Club.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE HIGHLIGHTS AND A FULL WRAP. More>>

    Gnate the Gnat Competes in MiLB Mascot Mania

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    Gnate the Gnat, the Savannah Sand Gnats’ mascot, is once again competing in MiLB.com’s Mascot Mania. By voting online, fans will choose the best mascot in all of Minor League Baseball.
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    Drummond Headlines SSU Tigers on All-MEAC Preseason Teams

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    Prior to the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) football press luncheon on Friday, held in Norfolk, Virginia, five Savannah State Tigers were named to the 2014 MEAC All-Conference Preseason Team. Kris Drummond, Marquis Smith, Afolabi Ayangbayi, Justin Dixon, and Greg Brown were named to the preseason honors list.
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    eGolf Tour Championship Coming to the Lowcountry

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     Palmetto Hall Plantation on Hilton Head Island Named as Host of Season-Ending $300,000 eGolf Tour Championship More>>

    Spurrier Chats About His Heisman Trophy Candidate at USC Media Day

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    (Columbia) - Gamecocks head football coach Steve Spurrier spent some time talking with the media morning in Columbia. It was the school's Annual South Carolina Athletics Media Golf Outing. One hot topic is his Heisman Trophy candidate running back Mike Davis.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO HEAR FROM COACH SPURRIER. More>>

    Full Wrap From Day 1 of the Oglethorpe Invitational

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    (Savannah) - The 32nd Annual Oglethorpe Invitation is off a day early, and scores are low. 71 golfers are at even par or better entering Round 2 Friday's play.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL HIGHLIGHTS, POST GAME AND LEADERBOARD. More>>

    Slats Superstars - Westcott's Martial Arts Academy

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    Several Superstars high-kicking, breaking boards and perfecting nifty moves with the nunchuks at Westcott's Martial Arts Academy in Rincon. They are all in the spotlight in an all-new Slats Superstars.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE AN ALL-NEW SLATS SUPERSTARS. More>>

    St. Andrew's Hires former NFL Running Back and Former NFL Coach to Round out Staff

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    (Savannah) - St. Andrew's School on Wilmington Island has landed a couple of coaches from the NFL ranks... one as a former player and one as a former coach.  JoJo Jones and Jon Fabris join Doug Dixon's staff with the Lions.
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    32nd Annual Oglethorpe Invitational Set to Tee Off

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    (Savannah) - Defending champion Jack Hall, 4-time champ Doug Hanzel and 2-time champ Danny Nelson are each in the field for the 32nd Annual Oglethorpe Invitational golf tournament at the Wilmington Island Club.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE PREVIEW AND HEAR FROM TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR PATRICK RICHARDSON. More>>

    Sun Belt Conference Media Day: Coach Fritz in the Spotlight

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    CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY AND HEAR FROM GEORGIA SOUTHERN HEAD COACH WILLIE FRITZ. More>>

    Armstrong's Williamson Qualifies for U.S. Am

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    RELEASE BY ARMSTRONG STATE UNIVERSITY:   Armstrong State University rising senior Travis Williamson qualified for the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship by earning co-Medalist honors at the Amelia National Golf Club in Fernandina Beach, Fla., on Monday and Tuesday. More>>

    Beaufort's CJ Cummings Returns Home with National Record

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    Beaufort's CJ Cummings will enter high school as a National Record Holder. The 14 year old Clean and Jerked 153 kilo's (337 lbs) Saturday at the USAW Men's Weightlifting Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY. More>>

    Savannah High's Norman One of Five to Join SSU Tigers

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    RELEASE FROM SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY:SAVANNAH, Ga.- The Savannah State men's basketball team has inked five recruits that will join the Tigers during the 2014-15 season. The incoming class includes Jamal Norman, Savannah High Blue Jackets grad.
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    Gant Earns SAL Pitcher of the Week

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    RELEASE FROM THE SAVANNAH SAND GNATS:GANT’S FLIRT WITH NO-NO EARNS LEAGUE WEEKLY HONORS:  Savannah, Ga.- Just one day after John Gant twirled a one-hit shutout over the Lexington Legends, the South Atlantic League has named the Savannah Sand Gnats righthander Pitcher of the Week. More>>

    Gnats sweep Legends

    Gnats Sweep Legends

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    Savannah's John Michael Gant takes no hitter into the 8th inning. 

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    Ga Southern more attractive

    Ga Southern More Attractive to Recruits

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    400 athletes attended the first time event.
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    Sand Gnats Rained out Saturday

    Sand Gnats Rained Out Saturday

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    RAIN POSTPONES SATURDAY, JULY 19, GAME Savannah, Ga.- Saturday’s game between the Savannah Sand Gnats and Lexington Legends has been officially postponed due to extreme rain and subsequent field conditions. The game will be made up as a part of a doubleheader tomorrow, Sunday, July 20. First pitch is set for 12 noon and gates will open at 11:30 a.m. Kids 12 and under will receive a free hot dog, chips, and soda thanks to Kia Country Kids Eat Free Sunday. The Gnats will send RHP John Gant (9-5... More>>

    GSU 8th in Sun Belt Coaches Poll

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    Eagles not eligible for post season until 2015
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    Gnats defeat Lexington

    Gnats defeat Lexington

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    Gnats and Lexington next game Saturday night 6:05
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    Record Numbers at GSU Football Camp

    Record Numbers at GSU Football Camp

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    400 athletes showed up at the first time event.
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    Beaufort's Cummings Sets Sight on National Weightlifting Record

    (Beaufort) - Beaufort High School rising freshman CJ Cummings is a true weightlifting phenom. He's only 14 years old but already capturing the National and Worldwide spotlight.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE CJ'S STORY. More>>

    SCDS's Robertson Excited to Roll with the Tide

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    (Savannah) - Savannah Country Day rising junior Demetris Robertson is humble and thankful for the opportunities ahead. He verbally committed to play football for Nick Saban at the University of Alabama.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL FEATURE STORY WITH DEMETRIS ROBERTSON. More>>

    SEC Media Days: QB Thompson Set to Take Lead for Gamecocks

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    SEC Media Days continues Tuesday with the South Carolina Gamecocks in the spotlight. Quarterback Dylan Thompson is set to take the lead for USC.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE STORY AND HEAR FROM GAMECOCKS COACH STEVE SPURRIER AND DYLAN THOMPSON. More>>

    GSU's Jackson Nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

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    Harman Family Enjoying Brian's Success

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    (Savannah) - While Brian Harman is safely overseas in England getting set to tee off at the British Open, his family is still in Savannah smiling with pride for their son. Brian's mom, Nancy, stopped by WSAV Tuesday to chat about her son's success and dedication to the game. He captured the John Deere Classic Sunday for his first PGA Tour win and with it the final spot in the British Open.   CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY. More>>

    Former Blitz Performer of the Week Robertson Chooses Alabama

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    Vincent gets exemption to 2015 RBC Heritage Golf Tournament.
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    Sauers just misses Major Win

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    Harman also gets exemption into next week's British Open

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    Riverdogs top Gnats

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    Gnats and Riverdogs play at Grayson Stadium Sunday 2:05
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    Canadian continues strong play

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    Final Round of Players Amateur Sunday Morning.
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    Brian Harman chasing PGA win

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    Harman fires 6 under 65 Saturday
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    Garrett Rank Rolls in 10 Birdies to Take Lead at Players Am

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    (Bluffton) - Canadian Garrett Rank rolled in six consecutive birdies on the front nine and put together four straight on the back to set the competitive course record at Berkeley Hall Golf Club with a 10-under-par, 62.. His stellar round put him in first place after two rounds of the Players Am in Bluffton.     CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PLAYERS AM AND HEAR FROM LEADER GARRETT RANK. More>>

    Savannah's Harman Leads at PGA Tour Event; Uses Hoops Coach as Caddie

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    Savannah's Brian Harman birdied nine holes Thursday afternoon during the first round of the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic in Illinois.  Harman finished with a 63, tied for the lead with Zach Johnson and Rory Sabbatini.

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    HHH's Orischak Among the Leaders at The Players Am

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    Blufftons Michael Balzer Competes

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    Michael Balzer is hoping the third time is the charm playing in this, his 3rd Players Amateur. "Just a different approach to the course. Different mindset going in. Little more conservative." he says after shooting even par in round one.Michael is junior at USC Beaufort and a Bluffton resident. He's playing his home course Trying to win it and get in to the biggest tournament of his life. "It's somewhat of an advantage because I can see" he says. I know all the spots where to hit it and I kno... More>>

    GSU and SSU Adopt Newly Released Football Practice Recommendations

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    World Class Field at The Players Am

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    Home Runs Bury the Sand Gnats

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    A Visit with Former GSU Football Great Tracy Ham - Now Associate AD for the Eagles

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    Sand Gnats 11-Game Winning Streak Snapped

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    Nelson Named Football Coach at Ridgeland Hardeeville

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    Midway's McRae Fulfilling His Dream

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    Sizzling Sand Gnats Win Again

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    Islands Gymnasts Place at Nationals in Tampa

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    Bacon Park Renovation Continues

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    Beach and Savannah High Hold Alumni Games

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    3rd annual event at Beach High School
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    Rojas makes baseball a family affair

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    Luis Rojas trying to further is families famous name.
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    Fireworks On and Off the Field for the Sand Gnats

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    Savannah's Gant Leads Gnats to Sixth Straight Win

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    Report: GSU's Eric Ferguson Arrested

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    GSU Enters Sun Belt; Ellison Enters as QB Starter

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    Sand Gnats Beat RiverDogs in Bottom of 9th

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    (Savannah) - Victor Cruzado homered and the Savannah Sand Gnats received two walks to close out a come-from-behind win in the bottom of the ninth inning.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE HIGHLIGHTS. More>>

    Sand Gnats Down the Braves 8-1.

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    GSU Eagle Greats: Where are They Now?

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    GSU Football Greats Highlight Adrian Peterson Football Camp

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    McRae Introduced to Philadelphia 76ers Media

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    BC Grad Owens Valuable at Georgia Tech

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    SABL All-Star Game Thursday Night at Grayson Stadium

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    UGA Bulldogs Set to Play Notre Dame in Football

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    Coursey & the Bears Nominated for an ESPY

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    Former Benedictine Cadet star hoopster Daniel Coursey and his Mercer Bears have been nominated for an ESPY.   CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE FULL STORY AND HEAR FROM COURSEY.. More>>

    Slats Superstars - Hoop School

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    GSU Locked in on Summer Workouts

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    Being an athlete is a year-round job.
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    Fans gather together to watch USA and Portugal play to a draw.
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    JCB Mud Run another success

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    Over 3 thousand runners participated in the 3rd year event.
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    Pro Football Coming to Savannah Spring 2015

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    HHCA's Nimmer Wins IJGA Junior Open Golf Tournament

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    Major Roster Changes for the Savannah Sand Gnats

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    Hilton Head - Hampton U8 Baseball: Slats Superstars Sneak Peak

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    Armstrong Adds Former UGA Pitcher Nagel

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    Demasi taken by Cleveland Indians
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    Howard taken by Colorado Rockies
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