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'He knocked the boy out': The story of incoming Husker Myles Farmer's legendary high school hit  Omaha World-Herald

Coach Scott Frost last spring dubbed Myles Farmer the most underrated member of the Huskers' 2019 class.



Two Black High School Students Make History at Harvard University  BlackNews.com

DJ Roman and Keith Harris, who are both high school students from Atlanta, recently led their team in winning the annual international debate tournament at ...



Two metro Atlanta teens make history at Harvard  CBS46 News Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Rising seniors DJ Roman of North Atlanta High School and Keith Harris of Westlake High School were the two students who won ...



Atlanta's Chase Lloyd chooses to be a Commodore  247Sports

The Vanderbilt football program picked up its 11th commitment toward the 2020 class with the addition of Chase Lloyd. Lloyd is a 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide ...



Star senior students of 2019 shine bright in south Fulton County schools  MDJOnline.com

Fulton County Schools has named Star Seniors for South and South Central Learning Community schools. Star Seniors include exemplary students who are ...



Westlake High grad found dead in South Fulton; girlfriend injured  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 19-year-old man was killed and his girlfriend was injured after a possible home invasion earl...



Midtown Students Chosen As Bank Of America Student Leaders  Midtown, GA Patch

Midtown Students Chosen As Student Leaders - Midtown, GA - Aleisha Sawyer and Rashan Schoffner are interning this summer at the East Lake Foundation.



Ga. teen accepted to 31 colleges goes viral for inspiring photo  11Alive.com WXIA

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. -- Kayla Willis wasn't sure if she should share the fact that she had been accepted to 31 colleges - but the Internet was pretty inspired ...



Tennessee State football player visits Westlake High School after brain injury  CBS46 News Atlanta

He couldn't say many words, but Christion Abercrombie was present--walking, waving, and smiling at a community of students, teachers, and families who have ...



Mother looks for justice 3 years after daughter's death  CBS46 News Atlanta

ATLANTA (CBS46) – Fulton County detectives and a heartbroken mother are requesting people come forward with information about a teen's unsolved murder.



South Fulton student finds career path by helping others  MDJOnline.com

A senior at Westlake High School is guiding young residents, who in turn are helping him.



Local teacher using award money to pay for students to take DNA tests  WSB Atlanta

A local teacher is making sure students stay true to themselves.



Westlake students show support for Christion Abercrombie  CBS46 News Atlanta

Students at Westlake High School will host two events in a show of support for graduate Christion Abercrombie.



Atlanta Westlake girls skipping prom to compete in GEICO Nationals  USA TODAY High School Sports

Hoops before hoop earrings for one of America's best girls basketball teams.



Fulton County Schools, GBI host parent forum on marijuana edibles  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — Fulton County Schools hosted a parent meeting and expert panel on the danger of marijuana edibles, over one month after 28 middle school ...



Power Five commitment recap: June 29-July 5  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.



Ross Westlake | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

Ross Westlake, 59, died peacefully on March 27th, 2019, at home in Marietta, Georgia surrounded by loved ones.



Georgia teen accepted to 31 colleges  FOX 5 Atlanta

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Parents are usually happy when their kids get accepted to one school, but for a Westlake High School senior, she has a lot of options ...



Georgia linebacker Jaden Hunter arrested Wednesday night  Red and Black

Georgia linebacker Jaden Hunter was arrested on Wednesday night on charges of driving with a suspended/revoked license and stopping, standing or parking ...



Lowndes High Victorious Over Cherokee High, Advances to Second Round  ValdostaToday.com

LOWNDES – With a victory over Cherokee High School, the Vikings advance to the second round of the 2018 state football playoffs. On Friday November 16, ...



Cause Of 28 Sandtown Students Illness Still A Mystery  Atlanta, GA Patch

Police Still Investigating Students' Illness - Atlanta, GA - Twenty-eight students were rushed by ambulances to local hospitals Thursday afternoon. Officials still ...



Finalist Named For Fulton County Schools Superintendent  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

Fulton County Schools Names Next Superintendent - Sandy Springs, GA - Dr. Mike Looney has been named a finalist for Fulton County Schools Superintendent.



Local schools are cashing in on movies and tv shows  11alive.com

An 11Alive News analysis of figures from six counties shows Atlanta Public Schools were used the most for filming over the past two years.



University announces its 2019 National Scholars class | Clemson University News and Stories, South Carolina  Clemson Newsstand

Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.



Fulton County Schools to announce superintendent finalist April 17  Reporter Newspapers

Posted by Evelyn Andrews | Apr 15, 2019. Fulton County Schools to announce superintendent finalist April 17. Fulton County Schools has chosen a finalist for its ...



South Fulton high schools win basketball championships  MDJOnline.com

Langston Hughes and Westlake high schools are basketball champions following the Georgia High School Association playoffs in early March at Georgia Tech.



Lanier to take part in Cam Newton football classic  WSFA

ATLANTA, GA. (WSFA) - More high school football between the states of Alabama and Georgia will be played in the coming future thanks to Heisman Trophy ...



High school football player dies days after collapsing on field  Atlanta Journal Constitution

They prayed for a miracle, gathering on the same field where, two nights earlier, 17-year-old Dylan Thomas suddenly collapsed during a high school football ...



2 shootings reported in Cobb include teen shot near high school basketball game  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County police responded to two shootings Friday night, including one that started as an alterca...



South Fulton athletes on track for Powerade honors  MDJOnline.com

Westlake High School seniors Kennedy Simon and Cameron Murray were two of the best high school track and field athletes in the U.S. this season, according ...



Westlake High School No Stranger to the NFL  Patch.com

Cascade, GA - Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton is set to become just the latest former Lion to play professional football.



What's filming in Atlanta now? Irresistible, HBO's Watchmen, The Outsider, Stargirl, Fear Street, and more  Atlanta Magazine

We've got another full month of film and television production in the Atlanta area. Here's what we saw, where it shot, and what those yellow signs mean: New this ...



Fulton principal of the year overcomes obstacle; had to repeat first grade  MDJOnline.com

The Fulton County School System Legacy of Excellence ceremony is held each fall to recognize outstanding principals, teachers and school professionals from ...



Georgia's Olympian Christian Coleman wants to become the fastest person in the world  11Alive.com WXIA

The famed local track and field star stopped by Westlake High School and told us about his future aspirations with the Tokyo Olympics fast approaching.



Tweet by girl with 31 college acceptances goes viral  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Georgia high-school senior's tweet about being accepted by 31 colleges and universities has gone viral.



Westlake High’s Kennedy Simon leaves track and field legacy, heads to UT-Austin  The Atlanta Voice

Westlake High School's Kennedy Simon may have recently graduated, but she leaves a lasting track and field legacy in Georgia high school sports. Simon ...



Fulton County prepares to hire summer interns | South Metro Neighbor  MDJOnline.com

Fulton County seeks to hire youth in need of employment for the third consecutive summer. For the past two summers, the county has spent more than $518000 ...



Georgia Tech Football: DB Myles Sims Transfers to Tech  From The Rumble Seat

After news broke that former Michigan defensive back Myles Sims entered his name into the transfer portal in April, it seemed only natural that a college near his ...



New Wheeler football coach hired from Stockbridge school  East Cobb News

Wheeler High School has announced that Bryan Love is the new head football coach. He comes from Woodland High School in Stockbridge, and was 3-7 in ...



Injured college player from Atlanta lost high school friend to football  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta native Christion Abercrombie was friends with a Creekside High School football player who died in 2013.



College football player from Atlanta in critical condition with head injury  Atlanta Journal Constitution

There “wasn't anything malicious” about the play that left an Atlanta native and Tennessee State football player with a head injury in Saturday's game against ...



College football player, former Westlake athlete critically injured during game  CBS46 News Atlanta

A former Westlake High School football standout is in critical condition after suffering a major injury. A crippling play in a college football game brought both ...



Westlake HS scores Fulton County's principal of the year  MDJOnline.com

In back-to-back surprise ceremonies at their places of work, the Fulton County School System today announced its top employees – the 2016 teacher of the year, ...



Fulton 2018 Graduation Rate Highest In Metro Atlanta (ICYMI)  Johns Creek, GA Patch

Fulton Graduation Rate Highest In Metro Atlanta - Johns Creek, GA - Several North Fulton high schools have graduation rates that exceed 90 percent, according ...



3 Fulton County Students Named 2019 Georgia Scholars  Alpharetta, GA Patch

3 Fulton County Students Named Georgia Scholars - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced three graduating seniors ...



Former Suncoast coach Bobby May hired as offensive coordinator at Westlake (Ga.)  Sun Sentinel

After stepping down as Suncoast's football coach in January, May has been hired as the offensive coordinator at Westlake High School — the alma mater of NFL ...



Free summer meals for Fulton County children start June 5 at these sites  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dozens of Fulton County schools will provide free breakfast and lunch to students during the summer of 2019. Here's where the meals will be served.



Cam Newton to open cigar bar-lounge near Mercedes-Benz Stadium, just in time for Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — Atlanta's Cam Newtown is opening a cigar bar-lounge restaurant blocks away from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, just in time for the Super Bowl in ...



Westlake grad Chris Eubanks is playing with the pros  WXIA-TV

Long before he was a two-time All-American and back-to-back Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year at Georgia Tech, Chris Eubanks was just a boy ...



Signee Spotlight: Myles Farmer can make opponents 'cry real quick' with his physicality  Omaha World-Herald

The "Signee Spotlight" provides all the information you need on the newest batch of Huskers, including rankings, evaluations and a look at how they landed at ...



Mom of injured football player: ‘We’re not blaming. We’re blessed’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Christion Abercrombie spent five weeks on a ventilator when he was born three months early. The 20-year-old football player is once again fighting for his life.



Answered prayers: Christion Abercrombie's amazing recovery from emergency brain trauma  11Alive.com WXIA

The trajectories of Christion Abercrombie's college football career and quality of life were dramatically altered on Sept. 29.



Parents upset over alleged misuse of booster club funds  CBS46 News Atlanta

Parents of players on the Westlake High School football team are outraged that thousands of dollars raised by the booster club were withdrawn from an account ...



TSU's Christion Abercrombie announces Titan's fifth round pick, and it's a high school friend  The Tennessean

Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie, who sustained a serious head injury during the 2018 season, announced the Titans' fifth round pick on ...



2019 National Signing Day: Live updates, analysis  USA TODAY High School Sports

Keep track of every commitment on National Signing Day.



Here is Fulton County Schools’ 2018 graduation schedule  Atlanta Journal Constitution

High schools in the Fulton County school district will host graduations for the Class of 2018 from May 17 until May 25 throughout Atlanta, Georgia.



Police search for killer of Atlanta area actor  FOX 5 Atlanta

From Atlanta to Los Angeles, hundreds in the theater and acting community expressed an outpouring of grief after the death of a local actor.



Cam Newton set to open cigar bar-lounge near Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Renderings)  Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Carolina Panthers star is opening a lounge, restaurant concept blocks away from Mercedes-Benz Stadium.



Three Fulton classmates win national scholarship  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Three students at Westlake High School in South Fulton won't pay a cent for college tuition after collectively winning almost $600000 in scholarships.



College Park teen competes for metro Atlanta title  MDJOnline.com

Westlake High School junior Zaria Joseph will walk into The Fairmont event venue in midtown Atlanta Nov. 2 as the youth of the year from the Jesse Draper Boys ...



GONE COLD | Justice for Love: A mother’s relentless pursuit to find her daughter’s killer  11Alive.com WXIA

This is a love story between a mother and her only daughter. But a mother's love isn't enough to solve her daughter's murder—if it was, her killer would already ...



Chuma Okeke selected by Orlando Magic in NBA Draft: 3 facts on former Auburn Forward  Montgomery Advertiser

Here are three things you might not know about Auburn basketball forward Chuma Okeke.



Aspiring actor killed in the city of South Fulton  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Keenan Carter, 33, of College Park, was found dead Oct. 3 in the area of Connell Road and White Tail Lane. South Fulton police are investigating the man's ...



Michigan football CB Myles Sims enters the transfer portal  Detroit Free Press

Michigan redshirt freshman cornerback Myles Sims has entered the transfer portal.



Fulton County district plans Fairburn STEM school  MDJOnline.com

A new way for middle and high school students to learn science, technology, engineering and math is coming to Fairburn.



Texas Basketball Recruiting: Will Baker nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game  Hook 'Em Headlines

Could we see more products of a Texas basketball recruiting class take part in the McDonald's All-American Game this year, like Will Baker?



Vigil for Murdered Fulton County Teen  FOX 5 Atlanta

Police want to know who shot a teenage girl to death in her Fulton County home.



Hilltoppers adding two linebacker transfers from Louisville and Georgia  Bowling Green Daily News

Western Kentucky is addressing its linebacker needs with a pair of transfers.



TWO-A-DAYS: Belated 87 Days to Kickoff! - Cameron Jerrell Newton  College and Magnolia

Cameron Newton was going to be the next Vince Young. Standing at 6' 6” and weighing in around 240 lbs coming out of Westlake High School in 2007, the five ...



Texas commit De'Gabriel Floyd brings versatile skills to All-American Bowl  USA TODAY High School Sports

Texas commit De'Gabriel Floyd turned in a monster of a senior season. The four-star Westlake High School (Calif.) inside linebacker recorded 120 tackles and ...



Jumanji 3: Kevin Hart confirms Jumanji 3 filming  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has confirmed the “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” sequel will begin filming next year.



Fulton School Board Member Sworn Into Office  Alpharetta, GA Patch

Fulton School Board Member Sworn Into Office - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - Kimberly Dove represents parts of East Point, College Park, Union City and South ...



Cam Newton shares time, words of wisdom with high school football players in Savannah  Savannah Morning News

If Cam Newton is doing something — anything — he's doing so in his own way.It's a method which requires an intolerance for imperfection, a willingness to be a ...



South Fulton cheerleader sets Guinness World Record  WSB Atlanta

SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - A local cheerleader has a lot to cheer about this week after apparently breaking a category in the Guinness World Records at ...



Westlake Lions score third state championship in O.T.  Marietta Daily Journal

Ending a 14-year drought, the Westlake Lions roared through four meetings with the Pebblebrook Falcons to claim the 6-A boys' basketball state championship ...



Here are all 18 new members of Eastern Michigan's football program  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

With National Signing Day in full swing, high school seniors are signing their letter of intent to continue their playing career at a variety of colleges.



How Myles Sims, a Michigan commit, became a top defensive back  USA TODAY High School Sports

ATLANTA — Myles Sims hated football the first few times he played it. Even 6-and-under pee-wee football in Georgia was serious. Sims, playing quarterback ...



30 Fulton Schools Beat The Odds In Student Achievement  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

30 Schools 'Beat The Odds' In Student Achievement - Sandy Springs, GA - The analysis measures schools against those with similar backgrounds to see ...



‘Resilience of a champion’ | Christion Abercrombie showing signs of progress, doctors and family say  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA – It's been 20 days since Christion Abercrombie was hit on the football field during a Tennessee State University game, and his family said it is their ...



TSU player Christion Abercrombie tweets for first time since serious head injury  11Alive.com WXIA

Injured Tennessee State University player Christion Abercrombie is showing major signs of progress - posting a Tweet for the first time he sustained a serious ...



Edwin Jackson’s former football coach called him a ‘symbol of hope’  WXIA-TV

"For us, in the program, it represented a symbol of hope," Kareen Reid, Westlake High School Football Coach said. "A guy that again you know wasn't the ...



Slain NFL Player Edwin Jacksons Killer Sentenced  Atlanta, GA Patch

Drunk Driver Sentenced In Edwin Jackson's Death - Atlanta, GA - Atlanta-native Edwin Jackson, who played for the Indianapolis Colts, was killed by a drunk ...



Teachers can lock student smartphones using Yondr pouches  11Alive.com WXIA

A local high school is one of the hundreds across the country using a special system of pouches to keep student smartphones locked up during class.



ALL-USA Watch: Trevor Lawrence and Cartersville improve to 4-0 with defeat of Westlake  USA TODAY High School Sports

Trevor Lawrence came out throwing and Cartersville, Ga., improved to 4-0 with a 38-5 defeat of Westlake (Atlanta) on Friday. Lawrence, the No. 1-rated pro-style ...



Calhoun debate program continues its tradition of excellence  Northwest Georgia News

Building upon an established forensics program, Kelli DeGuire has stepped in to lead as debate coach and system coordinator.



South Fulton schools welcome new principals  MDJOnline.com

There may be many new hires reporting for work on Aug. 8, but few will be as visible as incoming public education leaders.



TSU football player celebrated at alma mater after near miraculous recovery  WVLT.TV

After suffering a near catastrophic injury, Tennessee State football player Christion Abercombie visited his alma mater in Georgia.



How Michigan football commit Myles Sims became a top DB recruit  Detroit Free Press

Four-star cornerback Myles Sims has Detroit roots, but he fell in love with Michigan while living in Georgia.



Raising the next generation of technologists: Closing the technology gap for youth  SaportaReport

By Guest Columnist KARA GRADY, a vice president at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. A group of 25 companies presented before the U.S. Committee on Education ...



PRESS ROOM: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston at Silver “Tea with Z”  Black Press USA

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Iota Zeta chapter of East Point, Ga., held “A Silver Tea with Z Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston, A Literary Legend” on Feb.



OSI Huskers Football Huskers sign 23 recruits during early signing period Phil Bergman 10:55 PM  KMTV - 3 News Now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications. The Nebraska Huskers signed 23 recruits and eight walk-ons during the early National ...



These award-winning Atlanta students are headed to HBCUs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When a metro Atlanta student wins the AJC Cup, it means they're going places. For these 10 students, that place is a historically black college or university.



95,000 Students Expected For 2018-19 School Year  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

SANDY SPRINGS, GA — The Fulton County School System will kick off the 2018-19 school year on Monday, Aug. 6 for tens of thousands of students around the ...



Where did Cam Newton go to high school?  AL.com

Cam Newton. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during an NFL game in Charlotte, ...



Xavier offers 2021 big man Frank Anselem  Big East Coast Bias

The Georgia center received an offer from Travis Steele and the Musketeers on Sunday.



Power Five commitment recap: Nov. 17-23  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is less than one month away and some of the most talented prospects in the 2019 recruiting cycle are announcing ...



Citadel signing day: Quotes, notes and video of each new Bulldog recruit  Charleston Post Courier

The Citadel signed 13 new football players on Wednesday. Here's what coach Brent Thompson had to say about each of them:



Quick recruitment makes Tre Person the latest Michigan State defensive back recruit  MLive.com

Tre Person entered his senior year at Westlake High School near Atlanta with no Power 5 offers but a request from some schools that were interested in him.



USA Baseball Unveils 2019 NHSI Field  MLB.com

USA Baseball announced on Tuesday the 16 teams that will compete in the 2019 National High School Invitational (NHSI) presented by the Greater Raleigh ...



New Georgia analysis: see which Fulton schools ‘beat the odds’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A new analysis of performance with at-risk student groups shows Fulton County with the lowest percentage of schools in metro Atlanta that “beat the odds.”.



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