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Nick Chubb epitomizes the tough, smart, accountable identity coach Kevin Stefanski and general manager Andrew Berry want to define the Browns, so the franchise rewarded the two-time Pro Bowl running back accordingly. Chubb and the Browns agreed Saturday to a three-year, $36.6 million contract extension, which includes $20 million guaranteed, a person familiar with the deal confirmed for the ...

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TOKYO — A bad beginning for the U.S. men's gymnastics team in the qualification round on Saturday turned into as happy an ending as they could have expected. It rebounded from Yul Moldauer's leadoff fall from the parallel bars to qualify fourth for the team final and cheered three-time Olympian Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif., and national and trials champion Brody Malone into the ...

Recent Cedartown High School graduate Isaiah Johnson (seated, center) celebrated with family and coaches last week as he officially signed a scholarship to play basketball for Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon. Johnson, who graduated with the class of 2021 in May, played basketball for th…

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Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr., one of the best and most exciting players in the game by any measurement, is done for the season. The perennial MVP candidate tore his ACL attempting to make a catch in Miami Saturday night, missing the ball and landing awkwardly. He had to be carted off the field. The Braves announced late Saturday night that Acuna had a complete tear and would be having ...

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One Polk County product earned one of the nation’s highest honors in the junior college football ranks. Recently, Zahquan Frazier of Coffeyville Community College was named by JCGridiron as a Second-Team All-American cornerback.

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One of Cedartown’s most intriguing track and field prospects in recent years is heading to the next level. After just one year of competing in high school, Qiana Watson has earned a scholarship to continue her track and field career at the University of West Georgia.

The Polk County Commission recognized the accomplishments of both Cedartown and Rockmart high school athletes during the 2020-2021 school year at its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 4. Commissioner Chuck Thaxton (left) read the proclamation declaring Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Polk School Distr…

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With the spring sports season winding down, some of Polk County’s top athletes worked to hone their techniques for the postseason Thursday, April 15, at the Polk County Track and Field Championships at Cedartown High School.

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The Rockmart High School tennis teams have maintained a firm hold at or near the top of the Region 6-3A standings this season, even as it gets closer to the final matches of the regular season.

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Cedartown track has had a very impressive start to its 2021 campaign. The boys and girls squads have been in action recently and each have put together strong performances against top competition.