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Daniel Suarez, driver of the No. 99 Freeway Insurance Chevrolet, crosses the finish line ahead of Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 12 BodyArmor Zero Sugar Ford and Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 8 Cheddars Scratch Kitchen Chevrolet, to win the NASCAR Cup Series Ambetter Health 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Daniel Suárez Wins Three-Wide Finish in Atlanta

Robert Bradley, Writer February 29, 2024

The Ambetter Health 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday concluded with a captivating display of skill and determination as Daniel Suárez of Trackhouse Racing clinched a dramatic...

Braves players celebrate their 2021 World Series Championship. Since that title, Atlanta has fallen three games to one against the Philidelphia Phillies in back-to-back seasons and look to redeem themselves in 2024 (Photo by Ashley Landis/AP Photo via WFTV)

Braves Look to Overcome Obstacles, Reestablish Their Dominance

Jack Thurmond, Writer/Editor February 22, 2024

Following back-to-back disappointing finishes to their season, the Atlanta Braves enter 2024 looking to return to the top of baseball's mountain. With Spring Training only weeks away, the question is...

Athens handmade skatepark

The Unique Skateboarding Scene in Athens

Ashton Greene, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

Skateboarding has a unique scene in Athens compared to other athletics in the city. With the "Classic City" mainly focusing on collegiate sports, due to Athens being the home of the University of Georgia....

Clint Capela (L), Dejounte Murray (C) and DeAndre Hunter (R) were expected trade candidates prior to the deadline

Hawks Stand Pat at the Trade Deadline

Ozong Agborsangaya, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

After another disappointing start to the season, the Atlanta Hawks were heavily rumored to be the most active team at the NBA’s annual trade deadline. However, the team came out of it making no moves...

Coach Tom Cantrell at Bob Stein Stadium during UNG Baseball’s series against Mars Hill.

UNG Baseball Head Coach Tom Cantrell Wins 1,000th Career Game

Robert DiClemente, Staff Editor February 15, 2024

Tom Cantrell, head coach of the University of North Georgia baseball team picked up his 1,oooth career win on Feb. 2 in a Nighthawk win on opening day.  Last season, the Nighthawks finished with an...

Braves superstar Ronald Acuna Jr. looks to lead Atlanta to their second World Series win in the past four years.

Bold Confidence or Brave Hope

Alex Adams, Staff Editor February 8, 2024

Disheartening.  Tragic.  Demoralizing.  The Braves over the past couple of years have been just that. Labeled as a team favored to win the World Series, the Braves have instead dropped two straight...

Los Angeles Gears Up for the 2024 NASCAR Busch Clash

Los Angeles Gears Up for the 2024 NASCAR Busch Clash

Robert Bradley, Staff Writer February 1, 2024

In a thrilling display of speed and strategy, the 2024 NASCAR Busch Clash is poised to take center stage at the iconic Los Angeles Coliseum for its third consecutive year. With the echoes of last year's...

Timmy Cox after a big Miracle League win.

Miracle Leagues Mission

Lizzy Gordon, Staff Editor January 31, 2024

Miracle League started as an outlet for kids and adults with different learning abilities to get active and be a part of a team. The organization has helped build self-esteem and start new friendships...

Photo by UNG Athletics Photography / Facebook

UNG Softball Entering 2024 Season as No. 1 Ranked Team in the Nation

Gavin Beck, Staff Editor January 30, 2024

After reaching the mountain top and being crowned the 2023 NCAA Division II National Champions last season, the University of North Georgia’s softball program is ready to run it back in 2024. The...

North Georgia Women’s Basketball Takes Down Georgia College at the Buzzer

North Georgia Women’s Basketball Takes Down Georgia College at the Buzzer

Robert DiClemente, Staff Writer January 11, 2024

The University of North Georgia Women’s Basketball team defeated Georgia College and State University in dramatic fashion, as junior forward Emily Trushel hit a layup with less than a second left in...

North Georgia Men’s Basketball Secures Eighth Win in a Row

North Georgia Men’s Basketball Secures Eighth Win in a Row

Robert DiClemente, Staff Writer January 11, 2024

The University of North Georgia Men’s Basketball team continues to add to the win column after they defeated rival Georgia College and State University, 92-82, extending their winning streak to eight...

Mental Health in Sports: Everyone Has ‘Human Moments’

Mental Health in Sports: Everyone Has ‘Human Moments’

Cannon Crompton December 11, 2023

Whether an athlete is playing middle school or professional sports, everyone struggles with mental health. The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of mental well-being that...

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