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Rebels hope to repeat history

Hephzibah coach Wendell Lofton looked out across the court Wednesday The Macon Coliseum. Hephzibah coach Wendell Lofton and Johnson coach Benjie Wood each scouted...makes everyone better." - Hephzibah coach Wendell Lofton
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Prize eludes Hephzibah coach

...sound of bouncing basketballs reverberates outside Wendell Lofton's office as he prepares to begin another practice...Lofton is also a family man with two grown children: Wendell Lofton Jr., a computer consultant, and Lynn Kelly, a...
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Cross Creek's Schlein earned admiration of fellow coaches

As Cross Creek girls basketball coach Kim Schlein walked near the bench, coaching legends Lynn Brantley and Wendell Lofton watched from the stands.Not bad company.Schlein has built the Lady Razorbacks program into a place of expected...
Glenn Hills boys basketball handles Hephzibah

...Lady Rebels went ahead 44-19 early in the fourth quarter."We're shooting the ball well," Hephzibah coach Wendell Lofton said. "I'm trying to get them to not be selfish, and it's starting to happen. Other than that, we're starting...
Glenn Hills beats Hephzibah, remains unbeaten

...8-4). Miller scored 11 of her 18 points in the last eight minutes and also iced the game at the foul line, where she made three of her four free throws in the final minute."She refused to lose," Lady Rebels coach Wendell Lofton said.
All area team: Georgia girls

GIRLS Player of the Year: Shakethia Brown, Laney Coach of the Year: Wendell Lofton, Hephzibah First team Shakethia Brown/F/5-11/Laney/Scored 27 points and recorded 10 rebounds a game; at times, single-handedly...
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No more tears for winning Rebels more tears left for Hephzibah. None were necessary. "We've cried so many times," longtime Hephzibah coach Wendell Lofton said. "God just gave this to us." Saturday night's game gave Hephzibah's girls what they craved so desperately...
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Georgia Girls Coach of the Year

...and not overly-talented. In their summer league, the Lady Rebels were beaten over and over again. But, coach Wendell Lofton said, that only made his team stronger. A trip to the Class AAAA state title again proved him right. Even if Hephzibah...
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Hephzibah girls hold off Dougherty's fourth-quarter rally

The last four-plus minutes made the coach worry, but the first 16 minutes did more than enough to give Wendell Lofton's team a win.Using a huge first-half run, the Hephzibah girls basketball team beat Dougherty 61-56 Tuesday...
Lady Rebels fall 49-44 in overtime at title game

ATLANTA - Hephzibah girls basketball coach Wendell Lofton said he felt the state championship in his heart Friday morning. Assistant coach Kim Schlein said two days before the game that...
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