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Westside's Gerald Barnes carries on tradition of success

Most days, Gerald Barnes works at a field named after himself.But one wouldn't find out about Barnes' role in the Westside legacy by asking him. Instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-06-21/westsides-gerald-barn
Aquinas offense continues to shine

...high blood pressure issues.Amid all the problems, there's been one bright spot. Former Westside football coach Gerald Barnes came out of retirement this past week to help out the team. Barnes, who went 67-59 in 12 seasons, also assisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-10-11/aquinas-offense-conti
Westside defeats Hephzibah

...With Tate out, a familiar face returned to the practice field. Longtime baseball coach and former football coach Gerald Barnes, a man Hugee called "the original Patriot," volunteered to help the team throughout the week. Hugee said Barnes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-10-10/westside-def
Matt, Jason Childers moved up baseball ranks together

...but that competition would turn to support on pro fields.While all four brothers succeeded at Westside under coach Gerald Barnes, Matt stood out. He was tall and lean with room to add muscle, and he threw heat from a quick right arm."We always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-19/matt-jason-childers-move
Passing stays at Westside

Gerald Barnes has been around long enough to know that the Westside football program...going to have to score points to win some games." Westside Coach: Gerald Barnes, 1st year Nickname: Patriots Classification: GHSA 3-AAA 1996 Record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/29/hig_213789.shtml
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Knights claim key region win

...coach Ricky Beale gathered his team near first base at Gerald Barnes Field after the Knights delivered a reminder they were...against Lakeside and two against Harlem remaining. Coach Gerald Barnes' Patriots remains in the hunt for the region title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/18/hig_520899.shtml
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Family tradition

...football team and another son, Matt, starting at quarterback and defensive back, Patty LeZotte asked Patriots coach Gerald Barnes for one favor. "We were sitting at a game at Tutt (Middle School) and I said 'Gerald, just for one play, would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/27/hig_322553.shtml
High school | Westside High School
Martha Mitchell

...Mitchell, Tyler Mitchell, and Connor Mitchell; great-grandchildren: Cohen Rose and Ephraim Rose; son-in-law: Gerald Barnes and daughter-in-law: Janis Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Autumn "Sissy" Barnes; her...

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Player of the Week

...after both turnovers. He also returned two punts coach Gerald Barnes felt "went for about 30 yards each" to set up two...and what kind of athlete he is." - Westside coach Gerald Barnes COMMINGS ON HIS GAME: "I watch film during the week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/10/hig_103907.shtml
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Westside coach gets 500th win

...to win the game wasn't personal achievement. With Gerald Barnes sitting on 499 victories, Gregg helped the Patriots...South Gwinnett State titles: 0 Record: 513-295 Gerald Barnes Number of Seasons: 26 School: Westside State titles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/24/bas_309469.shtml
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