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SEC Banter: A scary 'All Hallow's Eve' in the SEC

It's All Hallow's Eve in the SEC, and you know what that means.

October 30, 2013 | | Sports columnists


Prevost: Game notes clearly reflect conference's lovable absurdity

Chaos reigned supreme in the SEC last week. No. 6 LSU, No. 7 Texas A&M, No. 11 South Carolina, No. 15 Georgia, and No. 22 Florida all went down in flames. Suddenly we're looking at a Missouri vs. Alabama SEC championship game if the Tide emerges from the Iron Bowl unscathed.

October 23, 2013 | Ben Prevost | Sports columnists


Clausen: Five Hall County squads have winning records

The Hall County public school football programs have played 50 games in the last eight weeks. Their offenses have scored 1,725 points, and allowed 1,055 points. The power rating for these seven schools combined is 1.64, which means they're winning 1.64 games for every one game that they lose.

October 23, 2013 | Chuck Clausen | Sports columnists


Ashway: Red Sox deliver unexpected magic

Every now and then, a baseball team comes along and steals your heart. This year's Boston Red Sox have stolen thousands.

October 22, 2013 | By Denton Ashway For The Times | Sports columnists


SEC banter: Keeping up with the fast-paced SEC

In the throes of the 2013 college football season, the SEC East is suddenly wide open and the West is taking shape. Upsets, stellar performances, and big-boy football games are happening at a rapid pace.

October 16, 2013 | Ben Prevost | Sports columnists


Ashway: Grantham's defense trying fans' patience

As Georgia kissed any hope of winning a national championship goodbye, many of the faithful were wishing they could do likewise to their defensive coordinator.

October 15, 2013 | By Denton Ashway For The Times | Sports columnists


Prevost: Handing out midseason grades in the SEC

Unbelievably, we're just about halfway through the college football season. After six weekends of college football in the South, this much is certain: your Bloody Mary recipe should be perfected by now. But, if not, you've still got time to make the grade.

October 09, 2013 | Ben Prevost | Sports columnists


Ashway: Gates Brown, pinch hitter of renown

Sad news.

October 08, 2013 | Denton Ashway For The Times | Sports columnists


Clausen: North Hall sits atop power rankings

At the end of six weeks, six out of the seven Hall County public school football teams have winning records. They have combined to score 1,109 points, while allowing 667 points. That is almost a 2 to 1 ratio.

October 02, 2013 | Chuck Clausen For The Times | Sports columnists


Ashway: Sanford Stadium's best game ever?

As good as it gets.

October 01, 2013 | By Denton Ashway For The Times | Sports columnists


Clausen: Trojans, Spartans lead power ratings after solid starts

Friday was the first time in a long time that I haven't seen at least one Hall County game (if not two) on a Friday night. Betsy and I were in Columbus, Ohio, celebrating the 1973 undefeated Ohio State Buckeye team.

September 25, 2013 | Chuck Clausen | Sports columnists


Prevost: A look into the numbers for the Georgia-LSU matchup

National and conference championship aspirations abound Saturday in Athens as No. 6 LSU and No. 9 Georgia, two founding members of the nation's finest football conference, meet for the 30th time. Toe-to-leather is set for 3:30 p.m. between the hedges of Sanford Stadium and CBS will televise the contest nationally.

September 25, 2013 | Ben Prevost | Sports columnists


SEC Banter: Broaden your SEC horizons

Each week, I consult my handy SEC helmet schedule when deciding the topic for SEC Banter. The schedule shows every game for every SEC team using helmets. It's fantastic to view an entire SEC football season on a single sheet of paper, and I have to admit that the little helmets are kind of cute.

September 18, 2013 | Ben Prevost | Sports columnists


Ashway: Falcons need to learn to finish off wins

If the Falcons knew how to finish what they start, they'd be on their way to a second straight Super Bowl.

September 17, 2013 | By Denton Ashway For The Times | Sports columnists


Clausen: Big win lifts North Hall to top of power ratings

We've now seen three weeks of Hall County high school football. Last Friday night, we went to City Park Stadium to see Gainesville take on Buford. I knew going into the game that Buford was loaded with Division-I college prospects. And I also knew that win, lose or draw, this would be a good contest for Bruce Miller's tough-minded Red Elephants. This is the kind of game that prepares your players to make a run at the playoffs and another possible state championship.

September 11, 2013 | Chuck Clausen | Sports columnists


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Ashway: Positive sports stories still exist in the world

Fed up? Had enough?

September 23, 2014 | Denton Ashway For The Times | Sports columnists


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