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Get Moving Again

Get Moving Again

      A new facility in McDonough is now open to help people with their physical therapy needs. Hands of Hope Physical Therapy & Wellness, a company based in the northeastern United States, has partnered with Total Athlete Sports Complex on McDonough Parkway to open a dedicated sports rehabilitation facility, although other rehab services are available...

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Disc Golf, Anyone?

Disc Golf, Anyone?

     People from near and far are interrupting their travels on I-75 and stopping in Henry County for a new sporting adventure. What started as an ordinary recreational offering for local residents is rapidly growing into something much bigger. J.P. Moseley Park has become a destination of choice for many aficionados of disc golf, one of...

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Scoop. Pass. Cradle. Score.

Scoop. Pass. Cradle. Score.

     It’s the sport you’ve probably heard of but know little to nothing about – lacrosse – and it’s growing here in Henry County. Currently, there are four schools in the county fielding boys’ lacrosse teams: Ola High School, Union Grove High School, Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy, and Strong Rock Christian School. Numerous coaches and players...

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Help Growing Athletes Avoid Muscle Cramps

Help Growing Athletes Avoid Muscle Cramps

     Muscle cramps can occur anywhere on the body but typically target the lower extremities, like calves or feet. In a growing athlete, muscle cramps are often the result of dehydration and improper stretching or warmups. “Muscle cramps are involuntary contractions of the muscles that can occur at any time, interrupting a workout or game in...

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Freedom In The Water

Freedom In The Water

     The hollow echoes of a natatorium are a distinct sound. They can only be heard by a few. The first ripples of the water are made by the dedicated…the determined. These athletes begin their mornings far earlier than most – and their parents even earlier. They are committed. Committed to a life of swimming. Most...

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All-Around Example

All-Around Example

     Self-driven Henry County student alumnus draws up winning play to reach goals, serve as role model – A paltry 0.08 percent. That’s it. Two spots behind a decimal point percentage worth is what kids donning the football pads each time late in summer have by way of a chance to make it to the National...

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Game Changer

Game Changer

     Meet Marnie Hornsby, 39, a multi-sport athlete and Olympian. She is the reigning silver medalist champion in Alpine Skiing earned at this year’s 2013 Special Olympics World Games held in Pyeongchang, Korea. Although Marnie has competed in a variety of sports [softball, bocce ball, equestrian, tennis and volleyball], the 2013 games were her first foray...

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Coach Bull

Coach Bull

     When Coach Bull walks in the room, you take notice. His six foot five frame carries 270 pounds of intimidation that is quickly dissolved by his warm smile. If there were a way to build your ideal coach, you can guarantee that Bull would be the mold. James Bull Martin grew up in East Point...

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