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Local Roundup: BA athletic passes available

    Passes for all Bulloch Academy athletic events during the 2011-12 school year are now available.
    The pass, which costs $150 each, entitles its bearer to admission to all regular-season home athletic events in the Fall, Winter and Spring.
    To purchase your Bulloch Academy athletic pass or for more information, contact Rahn Hutcheson at or (912) 764-0707.

GSU to host prep prospects
    The Georgia Southern baseball program plans to host a High School Prospect Camp on Sept. 10 at J.I. Clements Stadium.
    The camp, which begins at 9 a.m., will features instruction, a pro-style workout and a full afternoon of competitive games.
    The camp costs $105 for pitchers and $150 for position players and two-way players and runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pitchers will throw at least two innings in the games, while two-way players will toss at least an inning.

Alex Meruelo purchases Hawks
    ATLANTA (AP) — An emotional Alex Meruelo had to fight back tears as he talked about what it to means to be the NBA's first Hispanic team owner.
    Meruelo, the son of Cuban immigrants, vowed to do everything he can to bring a championship to Atlanta if his deal to become the majority owner of the Hawks is approved by the NBA.
    Meruelo, 48, will have controlling interest of more than 50 percent of the Hawks.