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Phils should be getting nervous

By   /  June 21, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

Tweet Too often we are eager to criticize performance, but today I have a good news tale. Since televised sports have become an even bigger part of the American experience, our program providers have become our partners. They deliver the experience in affordable fashion. In more robust economic times a family might attend seven or [...]

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The Richt principles

By   /  June 4, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet A friend attended the UGA event at Doublegate last week. This friend knows little about football or the dynamics of the SEC coaching world. When I ask for an opinion of what Coach Richt had to say, this person said, “Coach Richt is very devout, but I got the feeling he is focused on [...]

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Local Dawgs to congregate

By   /  May 22, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet Go ahead and your calendar for a few dates. The first is May 24. Georgia Coach Mark Richt will be speaking at Doublegate Country Club. In an effort to bring the university to the fan base, Athletic Director Greg McGarity and Vic Sullivan, president of the UGA Alumni Association, have launched UGA Day.

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Dixie cultivated today’s Knights

By   /  May 13, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet A few years have strolled by since these kids were running the base paths behind Lake Park and Sherwood schools. They were 3 feet tall. Then they graduated to the Dixie field behind the Sherwood Library, where they honed their skills. Now Lindsey Short, all 6-foot-4 and 260 pounds of him, is hitting 400-foot [...]

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Zenon’s star shines Mediacom’s doesn’t

By   /  May 3, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet   Spring is winding down along with the annual flurry of intrasquad scrimmages that have to sustain college football fans for three months. Last Saturday, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets held their Gold and White game and former DWS running back Tony Zenon got two carries and gained 22 yards as his Gold team [...]

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Burst pipeline: Dawgs’ loss Tigers’ gain?

By   /  April 22, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet Carver Columbus is absolutely loaded with athletes. Of course, Georgia’s top recruit Isaiah Crowell is finishing his senior year there now, and redshirt sophomore Jarvis Jones is an alumni. However, the pipeline to that talent pool may end there, at least for one season. Not because the school doesn’t produce talented players — on [...]

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I want my Braves TV on Mediacom (888-847-6228)

By   /  April 15, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet Not sure when the last time I missed watching the Braves home opener was, but I won’t forget this season’s opener anytime soon. It was historic. Bobby Cox threw out the first pitch. Chipper got his 2,500th hit, and the Braves beat the Phillies. What a night!

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By   /  March 16, 2011  /  Mike Flynn, Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Tournament time   Here we go on the great three-week ride that is the NCAA basketball tournament. For the third straight year, Albany’s Andre Young will get to play in the event, but the odds of his Clemson team advancing very far are slim. This season, the field was expanded to 68 teams with [...]

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What a weekend!

By   /  March 10, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet On the local scene a really fast Ethiopian out paced the field of approximately 2,000 in the Albany Snickers Marathon. The annual event has become a huge boost to our local economy with runners from as far away as Russia and even Fitzgerald coming to participate. I don’t really know where Ethiopia is, but [...]

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NCAA notes

By   /  March 3, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet With the NCAA basketball tournament right around the corner, Georgia is sitting on the bubble with two regular season games remaining. Coach Mark Fox has brought the program a long way in a short time and a tourney invite would help with recruiting, which he needs since the Dawgs’ best player, Trey Thompkins, is [...]

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