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Holloway: For football's future, it's time for some tough questions

We love football. Everything about it.

July 14, 2012 | Brent Holloway | Sports columnists

Holloway: Cyclists should consider safety of all when riding the roads

You know how when somebody prefaces a statement with "some of my best friends are fill-in-the-blank" what follows is almost certainly offensive to those fill-in-the-blankers?

June 29, 2012 | Brent Holloway | Sports columnists

Holloway: College football reaps benefits of SEC might

Dear Rest of the World's College Football Fans:

June 22, 2012 | Brent Holloway | Sports columnists

Mitchell: It's difficult to win any state title

The spring season for high school sports has come and gone, as has my first full year of preps coverage at The Times.

May 28, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Big Red soccer has plenty to be proud of

In high school athletics, nothing hurts quite as much as coming one win short of a state championship.

May 21, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Emotional moment serves as reminder of sports' beauty

I stood in the infield at the Georgia Olympics on Friday afternoon in Jefferson, watching closely as North Hall's Luis Gonzalez put forth an incredible final effort to surge ahead for an individual state championship in the 3200 meter run.

May 14, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Even top teams fall in the playoffs

At the beginning of every season, every player, coach and fan has a goal they'd like to see their team achieve.

May 07, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Quite a spring for GHS athletics

If Gainesville doesn't have room in its trophy case, a larger space might be more appropriate.

April 29, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Area teams, athletes making their mark


April 23, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Real season begins now

There are few better times in sports than the period immediately preceding the end of the season.

April 15, 2012 | | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Georgia fans have reason to be optimistic

ATHENS - It was just a spring game.

April 14, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: New GHSA power rating system has problems

I'm sure there are a number of varying reactions to the new power ratings system being implemented in Class A in the coming year.

April 08, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Prevost: There's nothing quite like the Masters

In the classic 1989 film, Field of Dreams, one of the old ball players gazes out on that magical baseball diamond in the middle of corn fields and asks, "Is this heaven?" Kevin Costner replies simply, "It's Iowa."

April 03, 2012 | Ben Prevost | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Unbeaten Red Elephants must maintain focus

It was my senior year of high school at Starr's Mill in Fayetteville, and my school's baseball team was 28-0 and ranked No. 2 in the nation by Baseball America.

April 01, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

Mitchell: Baseball and the bonds of family

Growing up, my dad was never a catcher when he played baseball.

March 25, 2012 | David Mitchell | Sports columnists

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Johnson: Watson didn't lose his touch in final round of Masters

"When I got to the 10 tee box, I still believed I could win the tournament, no doubt about it. I still thought that Bubba…"

April 13, 2014 | By Vince Johnson For The Times | Sports columnists

Johnson: Jordan Spieth can rewrite the Masters' record books

On July 27, 1993, Jordan Spieth was born.

April 12, 2014 | By Vince Johnson Times Regional Staff | Sports columnists

Johnson: Bubba trying to 'stay level' after hot start

"Is that Bubba?" one patron asks another.

April 11, 2014 | | Sports columnists

Johnson: Couples once again on the Masters leaderboad

He walks up the 17th fairway at Augusta National uncomfortably upright, his hands clutched to both ends of a 7-iron that stretches toward the sky behind his head. He rocks the club from one hip to the other, bending his back side-to-side as he grimaces.

April 10, 2014 | By Vince Johnson The Times regional staff | Sports columnists


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