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Former first rounder Zach Cone getting stronger

July 28, 2012

Coming out of Parkview High School in Lilburn, Ga., Hickory Crawdads center fielder Zach Cone was bred into a baseball dynasty.

Cone, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound center fielder played at the same school that current and former major leaguers Jeff Francoeur (Kansas City), Jeff Keppinger (Tampa Bay) and Clint Sammons (Atlanta Braves) attended.

Ex-Indians RB Jon Sweet transfers to Bunker Hill

July 28, 2012

An already loaded backfield for Bunker Hill High School's football team gets an added bonus this fall.

St. Stephens running back Jon Sweet, who rushed for 1,454 yards and 16 touchdowns last season for the Indians, has transferred and will play for the Bears this fall.

Sweet joins senior Justin Lynch at Bunker Hill. Lynch rushed for over 1,000 yards for the second-straight season in 2011.

Bobcats schedule heavy with early home games

July 28, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Bobcats will open the 2012-13 campaign with eight of their first 12 games at home, including the season opener Nov. 2 against the Indiana Pacers.

The Bobcats, coming off the worst season in NBA history, will make two national television appearances on NBA TV and play 18 weekend home dates. The 82-game schedule is split evenly between home and road dates.

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