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Sports briefs: Brenau bested by Berry
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The Brenau University volleyball team was defeated by Berry College in four games (25-15, 22-25, 25-23 and 25-14) Tuesday in Rome.

Golden Tigers (20-8) co-captain Audra VanArsdale had 22 assists, four blocks, and four digs and Meredith Hardin had eight blocks, three kills and two digs. Alexis Arthur had seven kills and three digs, Courtney Frady had seven kills and eight digs and Maida Smajic had 21 digs.

Brenau plays host to Faulkner at 7 p.m. tonight at the Brenau gym.

Futrell becomes Brenau’s all-time leading scorer

Brenau University’s senior striker Lily Futrell scored five goals to not only lead the Golden Tigers’ soccer team to a 6-4 win over Columbia College on Tuesday night in Gainesville, but also to become the all-time points leader in Brenau’s soccer program history.

Futrell now has 47 goals and 18 assists in her career surpassing Dana Garner’s (2002-2005) record of 106 points on 43 goals and 20 assists.

Futrell was an SSAC All-Conference selection in 2008 and has helped the Tigers to a 9-3-2 overall mark and 4-1-1 record in SSAC play, good enough for second place.

Alyssa Schmucker had a goal and an assist on the night for the Golden Tigers, and Shawna Manchette and Lauren Hagin each had an assist.

The Golden Tigers (9-3-2, 4-1-1 Southern States Athletic Conference) visit Southern Wesleyan at 7 p.m. today in Central, SC.

Christmas, Luttrell to be featured on Hall County Sports

North Hall football coach Bob Christmas, whose team cemented a playoff berth with its victory over Chestatee last Friday, will appear on Hall County Sports Television this week.

War Eagles’ coach Stan Luttrell joins the show to discuss the loss to the Trojans.

Also on this week’s show, local weightlifters Tim Moon, Jance Footit and Rene Holguin discuss their record-setting day at the America’s Cup Bench Press and Powerlifting Championships on Saturday in Bogart.

Flowery Branch volleyball coach Bryan Mavis will also appear to discuss the Falcons’ loss to Riverwood in the Class AAA state playoffs.

HCS-TV airs at 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 and 9 tonight, 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. Sunday on Charter Communications Channels 19 & 23 at, and online at

Buford softball to appear on Prep Sports Plus

Highlights and post-event comments from Buford High softball’s third state title win this past Saturday in Columbus will appear on Prep Sports Plus this week.

Prep Sports Plus airs at 7:30 tonight and 11 a.m. Sundays on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

For more information, contact Tom Vardase at

Basketball clinic to be held at Lakeview

The Seth Vining Youth Foundation and Lakeview Academy will hold a two-session boys and girls basketball clinic Nov. 7.

The first session, for grades 3-5, will be from 9 a.m.-noon and the second session, for grades 6-8, will be from 1-4 p.m.

The clinic is free and open to the first 120 persons to register per session.

For more information, call 770-531-2648.

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