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South boys earn first win, South girls romp in sweep of Habersham Central

South boys earn first win, South girls romp in sweep of Habersham Central

The South Forsyth boys couldn’t seem to shake Habersham Central; or, looking at it another way, Habersham couldn’t pull away from South.

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VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Taylor Svehla, South Forsyth

VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Taylor Svehla, South Forsyth

By Taylor Svehla’s standards, the 2014 volleyball season maintained the status quo.

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South Forsyth wrestling endures offseason turmoil

South Forsyth wrestling endures offseason turmoil

Just before the South Forsyth wrestling end-of-season banquet in February, assistant coach Mike Beckley told the War Eagles he had decided to retire from coaching after 21 years. His youngest was about to enter high school. It felt like the perfect time to step away.

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Coaches announce 2014 All-Region 6-AAAAAA football team

Coaches announce 2014 All-Region 6-AAAAAA football team

Lambert and South were the only Forsyth County teams to make the playoffs out of Region 6-AAAAAA, so it’s no surprise that the Longhorns and War Eagles led the way on the 2014 All-Region team.

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SOFTBALL PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Katherine Huey, South Forsyth

SOFTBALL PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Katherine Huey, South Forsyth

A year ago, South Forsyth’s Katherine Huey was thrust into the starting pitcher’s role as a freshman on a team that expected to be a state playoff contender. The Lady War Eagles made it, but when the playoffs arrived the nerves of the moment got to Huey and South in a first-round sweep by Grayson.

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South girls run away from Dutchtown in War Eagle Classic

Dutchtown was late to the floor for pre-game warmups, late to turn its lineup in — resulting in a technical foul before tipoff — and late to assert itself in Tuesday night’s War Eagle Classic game at South Forsyth.

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South Forsyth's Threlkeld reaches 1,000 points in win over Lambert

South Forsyth's Threlkeld reaches 1,000 points in win over Lambert

In the absence of a true post player, South Forsyth’s girls basketball team plays a full-court, guard-oriented game—and the Lady War Eagles do it well.

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South Forsyth hosts War Eagle Classic basketball tournament

South Forsyth hosts War Eagle Classic basketball tournament

South Forsyth basketball’s War Eagle Classic on Nov. 24, 25 and 29 will feature five state tournament teams from last year and 10 boys and girls teams overall from the metro Atlanta area.

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Four with South Forsyth baseball sign scholarships

Four with South Forsyth baseball sign scholarships

South Forsyth baseball coach Russ Bayer first saw the group at the team’s summer camp as they were just entering middle school.

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THE GRIND: South Forsyth's Storms leans on teammates through tragedy

THE GRIND: South Forsyth's Storms leans on teammates through tragedy

As South Forsyth ran through Gwinnett County in February en route to the first Final Four in school history, Lady War Eagles point guard KK Storms would glance up at the bleachers and see one fewer familiar face: her mother’s.

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South Forsyth comeback falls short against Etowah

South Forsyth comeback falls short against Etowah

WOODSTOCK— Forty-five seconds. Forty-five seconds is all it took to end any chance South Forsyth had at upsetting Etowah on Friday in an eventual 48-22 loss in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs.

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Football preview: South Forsyth at Etowah

Football preview: South Forsyth at Etowah

South Forsyth at Etowah

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South Forsyth's Welch signs with Mercer women's basketball

South Forsyth's Welch signs with Mercer women's basketball

Two years ago, Ally Welch walked into a Mercer women’s basketball summer camp because the University of Maryland told her to. The Lady Terrapins had seen the 5-foot-11 forward at a camp in College Park, Md., and liked what they saw; offered her a scholarship even. But the numbers game of recruiting didn’t work in Welch’s favor.

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Football preview: South Forsyth at Lambert

South Forsyth at Lambert

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South Forsyth focused on Lambert, not sudden distractions

South Forsyth focused on Lambert, not sudden distractions

There was enough entering the week for the South Forsyth football team to be focused on.

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South Forsyth rolls over Johns Creek

South Forsyth rolls over Johns Creek

South Forsyth took care of business and remained in the hunt for the No. 2 seed out of Region 6-AAAAAA with a 49-10 victory over Johns Creek on Friday night.

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Football preview: Johns Creek at South Forsyth

Johns Creek at South Forsyth

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Johns Creek ends South Forsyth volleyball playoff run

JOHNS CREEK----The No. 5 seeded South Forsyth Lady War Eagles travelled to Johns Creek on Saturday hoping to knock off the No. 4 seeded Lady Gladiators in the Elite Eight of the Class AAAAAA volleyball tournament.

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Alpharetta hands South Forsyth second straight loss

Alpharetta hands South Forsyth second straight loss

ALPHARETTA – Friday night featured a clash between the top two teams in Region 6-AAAAAA as second-place South Forsyth went on the road to take on region-leading Alpharetta. Despite jumping out to a lightning-quick lead, the War Eagles faded down the stretch and came up short in the pivotal contest, 24-14.

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Errors, umpires doom South Forsyth softball in Game 3 loss

SNELLVILLE — In a state playoff softball game, the difference can be a few inches, a few feet, a split-second. Contact an inch closer to the bat’s sweet spot, a ground ball hit a few feet further right or left, a runner a few tenths of a second faster or slower.

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Volleyball preview: South Forsyth at Johns Creek

Volleyball preview: South Forsyth at Johns Creek

South Forsyth at Johns Creek

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Football preview: South Forsyth at Alpharetta

South Forsyth at Alpharetta

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South Forsyth softball one win from Elite 8 after split with Brookwood

Softball players are a superstitious lot, so you’d better believe that South Forsyth planned to occupy the same seats for the bus ride home to Cumming from Snellville on Wednesday night.

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Softball preview: South Forsyth at Brookwood

South Forsyth at Brookwood

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Football preview: West Forsyth at South Forsyth

West Forsyth at South Forsyth

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South Forsyth softball sweeps Woodstock to reach second round

South Forsyth softball sweeps Woodstock to reach second round

The hits had been scarce for South Forsyth Lady War Eagles softball all night, so Stephanie Harris knew head coach Ronnie Davis might call on her to sacrifice her swing for the trickery of a squeeze bunt in the top of the eighth inning of Game 2 in South’s playoff series against Woodstock. With the rules of the international tiebreaker in play – no outs, runner on second to start the inning – just one run separated the Lady War Eagles from a sweep into the second round for the first time in, well, even Davis didn’t how long. It ...

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Volleyball preview: Lassiter at South Forsyth

Volleyball preview: Lassiter at South Forsyth

Lassiter at South Forsyth

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Softball preview: Woodstock at South Forsyth

Softball preview: Woodstock at South Forsyth

Woodstock at South Forsyth

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Barbir hits 4 FGs in South Forsyth win over Northview

Barbir hits 4 FGs in South Forsyth win over Northview

South Forsyth coach Jeff Arnette’s decision to send kicker Alex Barbir out for a 56-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter drew incredulous chuckles and glances in the bleachers at War Eagle Stadium.

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South Forsyth volleyball comes up short of area title

South Forsyth volleyball comes up short of area title

JOHNS CREEK – South Forsyth volleyball coach Kelly Wren made for a stoic figure pacing the sidelines, clipboard in hand, as the Lady War Eagles drew achingly close to an Area 6-AAAAAA championship.

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