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Atlanta Lineup: There will be a new look to SEC Media Days this week. It's not just the location either.

Yes, Atlanta is hosting the event for the first time. But, there will some new faces.

There are five SEC schools with new head coaches. Some we have seen before.

For instance, Dan Mullen has been making the rounds for a while in Starkville. He now returns to Gainesville where he was an assistant earlier to take over the program.

Jimbo Fisher was an ACC mainstay at Florida State. He's now in College Station at Texas A&M.

Joe Moorhead takes over at Mississippi State. Chad Morris is now up the road at Ole Miss.

Don't forget former Saban assistant Jeremy Pruitt who is wearing orange now in Knoxville.

I'm interested in hearing new perspectives and hopefully not just "coach speak" during the extravaganza.

The question is, who will still be around in a few years? Jimbo Fisher probably has the best shot. He does have a national championship in his hip pocket and the Aggies have made a substantial investment.

Media Days: SEC Media Days is in Atlanta this year and 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM will have full coverage, July 17-19. The "Wake-Up Call" presented by PrimeSouth Bank and "River Region Sports" will be live on "Radio Row." Don't miss it.

Battles Top Six: 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM continues its countdown to kickoff this weekend as Tallassee prepares for the season opener against Catholic on Aug. 24.

Each Saturday, WTLS is featuring the biggest wins in the Mike Battles era at THS. Last week was the first installment of the top six from the first six, a 31-15 Tigers' win at Central of Clay County in 2014.

This week is the No. 5 pick, a 42-14 second round playoff win over St. James in 2016. It was a breakout game for Markevious Matthews, who returns for his senior season this fall.

Matthews rushed for 246 yards on 27 carries and scored two touchdowns. The broadcast airs at 8:00 on Saturday.

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The 6 and under freestyle relay team at the district swim meet in Valley (left to right): Audrey Grace Weldon, Abigail Ingram, Ava Rigsby, Virginia Kate Scarborough). 48 Tallassee Tiger Shark members qualified for the upcoming state meet to be held in Birmingham on July 27 and 28.



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Drawdown

The Tallassee Athletic Club "Drawdown" fundraiser will be on July 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. Tickets are $100 each and inlcude two meal passes. Contact THS athletic director Mike Battles for more information, 334-283-2187.