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Sewell to play in nationals

Hattie Sewell of Pendergrass will compete in the Amateur Softball Association national fast pitch tournament July 27 in Bloomington, In.

Sewell, 11, is a member of the Worth Cobras 10 and under softball team in Lawrenceville, Ga, where she plays pitcher and outfield.

She also takes private pitching lessons from Lem Minish of Jefferson.

Part-time reporters sought

The Times is seeking part-time sports reporters to assist in our coverage of the upcoming high school football season.

Aspiring journalism students or those with a background in the field are preferred, but we are willing to train capable candidates.

The ability to produce lively, full-length stories under a tight deadline is a must, as is ability to keep comprehensive stats.

Familiarity with AP style is a plus.

For more information, contact sports editor Brent Holloway at

HCS-TV to feature Georgia Games' winners

The Georgia Games are featured this week on Hall County Sports Television after Hall County athletes earned gold medals in weightlifting events last weekend.

This week’s interviews include champions Tyler Brown, Tim Moon, Shawn McDonald and George Bradley.

Also featured this week is newly-hired East Hall baseball coach Welsey Crow and Chestatee High football coach Stan Luttrell.

HCS-TV airs at 9 tonight and 10 a.m. Saturday on Charter channel 23.

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