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Under Armour Athlete of the Week: Week 15 Winner

TYRONE, GA -- As the playoffs get deeper, the individual performances keep getting better. In the quarterfinals, three players competed well enough to earn a nomination for 11Alive and Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Under Armour Athlete of the Week. Which player won this week's award?

With a little over half of the online vote, Sandy Creek's Alex Chisum is the Under Armour Athlete of the Week. Chisum is a senior wide receiver committed to play football at the University of Cincinnati next year.

In his team's 41-0 win over Monroe Area, Chisum caught eight balls for 187 yards. Sandy Creek has a dynamic offense and Chisum has been an integral part of the Fighting Patriots' success.

Sandy Creek is now 14-0, has won 28 straight games, and plays Carrollton in the 3A state championship this weekend.

2 Fatalities in Morning Head-on Collision in Gwinnett County

2 Fatalities in Morning Head-on Collision in Gwinnett County

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Gwinnett County authorities say two people have died in an early-morning car crash.

Police spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter says the accident happened around 5 a.m. Monday.

Fire department spokesman Lt. Eric Eberly says emergency personnel responding to the accident quickly determined that the drivers of both cars in the head-on crash were dead at the scene.

Eberly says it appears an eastbound vehicle crossed the center line and hit the other vehicle, which was traveling west.

The accident completely shut down Patterson Road in Lawrenceville.

(Copyright 2010 The Associated Press)

Georgia High School Football Semifinals Recap

ATLANTA -- Ten teams advanced to the Georgia high school state championships. Who did they beat to get there?

Class 5A

Colquitt County 31, Grayson 24... GAME HIGHLIGHTS

Brookwood 26, Collins Hill 7... GAME HIGHLIGHTS

Class 4A

Chattahoochee 22, Statesboro 21

Starr's Mill 20, Tucker 19

Class 3A

Georgia HS Semifinals: Previews and Predictions

SNELLVILLE, GA -- Only 20 teams remain in the Georgia high school football playoffs. After three crazy weeks of playoff action, it is time for the semifinals. Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net takes a look at all 10 of this week's games, and Massey Matchups, the computer predictor tool, projects each game's final score.

Class 5A

What are the Odds of Your Team Winning it All?

ATLANTA -- There are 20 teams that still have a shot at a state championship, but some teams are more likely to come away with a title than others. Ever wonder what the odds of your team winning it all would be? Thanks to the Massey Ratings, you don't have to wonder anymore.

According to the computer's calculations, Carrollton has a better shot at winning a championship than any other team, followed by Clinch County and Buford. Carrollton's opponent, Burke County, is considered the longest shot of any team in any classification.

Statistically, 5A is the most competitive class; all four teams have better than a 1 in 17 chance of winning a title.

DeKalb Sheriff's Deputy Shot, Suspect Arrested

DEKALB COUNTY, GA -- A DeKalb County Sheriff's Deputy is in stable condition, recovering from surgery after being shot while serving a warrant. The tense SWAT situation that followed lasted late into Sunday night.

DeKalb County Public Relations Director W.Z. Miller said a man inside the Keys Crossing Condominiums at Keys Crossing and Buford Highway pulled a gun and shot Cpl. Gary Freeman wounding him in the forearm.

A second officer, Deputy Sonya McKinney, returned fire, reportedly hitting the suspect, Josh Waller, in the chest. McKinney helped Freeman into her patrol car and took him to a nearby gas station where he was given aid.

Runoff Election Today: Who's on your Ballot?

ATLANTA -- It is election day today with two statewide judicial runoffs and several local contests on the ballot.

The runoff involves races in which no one candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote during the general election, so the top two vote-getters have to try to get out the vote, again.

In the race for the Georgia Supreme Court, David Nahmias received 48 percent of the vote on November 2nd.

He's a former U.S. Attorney who was appointed to the court by Governor Sonny Perdue more than a year ago.

"It really boils down to qualifications," Nahmias said. "In the state bar poll, 95 percent of the lawyers who said they knew me said I was qualified or well qualified to serve on the court."

His challenger, Tammy Lynn Adkins, captured 35 percent of the vote in the general election.

Adkins has practiced family law for the past 18 years.