107 results for month: 12/2018

These boys teams are off to hot starts

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Paulding County Patriots are making a push for recognition in Class AAAAA. The Patriots finished the year with a five-game winning streak and proved it should be considered among the contenders in Region 7. The boys were 16-14 ... More

Morgan County boys, girls sweep Sweet South Classic

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Holiday basketball tournaments littered the classification during the Christmas break, and Morgan County's girls (ranked fifth) and boys (ranked second) handled the competition in their own tournament. Morgan County won both sides of ... More

Merrill tops list of top girls to watch

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The same question is often asked about Villa Rica’s Deasia Merrill: Is she still around? It seems like Merrill has been playing forever – especially to the Wildcats’ opponents – but the truth remains that this is fourth and ... More

Teams holding their own against larger schools in non-region play

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here DECEMBER 28, 2018 — Teams in the state’s smallest classification are more than holding their own against larger schools in holiday season tournaments and in individual match-ups, which will bode well for them when the first power ... More

Who was the best coach in Middle Georgia this season? Vote now

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Middle Georgia area saw a historic season of football action play out before its eyes. Four teams landed in the state championship game for their respective classifications. Other teams reached new heights in win totals and playoff appearanc... More

The Telegraph Player of the Year is successful in the classroom and on the field

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Mount de Sales Cavaliers needed a first down late in the game against Greene County. The Cavaliers were looking to move to 4-0 on the season. It is a moment that head coach Keith Hatcher remembers well. He said this was the moment he realized ... More

Pair of Southwest Patriots sign with in-state colleges, look to make an impact

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here In 1990, a kid from Southwest High School named Joe Dupree selected which college he would attend to play football. He would ultimately select the University of Georgia before transferring to Georgia Southern to finish out his college career. ... More

Middle Georgia basketball teams meet up for three-day holiday tournament

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Teams from all over Middle Georgia converged on Houston County High School Thursday morning to kick off this year’s edition of the annual Bear Brawl tournament. The event is one of a few holiday tournaments held in the Middle Georgia area ... More

All-region teams: Milton QB Yates named top player in 5-AAAAAAA

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Here is the all-region team for 5-AAAAAAA, as voted by the league's coaches and released Thursday: Player of the year: QB Jordan Yates, Sr. Athlete of the year: Abraham Camara, West Forsyth, Sr. Co-offensive player of the year: RB ... More

Familiar last name punctuates recruiting class for Mercer during Early Signing Period

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The #MUvment19 is off to a hot start for the Mercer football team. The Bears added 16 players in the Early Signing Period, including 10 players that call the Peach State home. The team will bring in players from both sides of the ball as it ... More