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Week 2 Baseball Rankings

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here In Class AAAAAAA, the top 4 remains intact, but Mountain View has replaced Etowah at No. 5. Milton debuts at No. 6 and South Forsyth dropped out after falling to 7-7. Class AAAAAA No. 1 Winder-Barrow defeated Dacula 16-0 to ... More

Propst on firing: Investigation unfair, allegations false or misleading

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Former Colquitt County football coach Rush Propst, fired last week after 11 seasons that brought the Packers 119 wins and two state championships, issued a statement on his ouster for the first time Tuesday. He called the ... More

Class AAAAAAA blog: What is Colquitt County’s future? Experts weigh in

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Class AAAAAAA football won’t be the same this fall without Colquitt County coach Rush Propst on the sidelines. Propst, fired last week, led the Packers to state titles in 2014 and 2015 and nine semifinals over the past 10 ... More

Five of Georgia’s highest-paid football coaches are changing jobs

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Five of Georgia’s 10 highest-paid football coaches won’t be returning to their old jobs next season. Two were forced out, two got better jobs, and one retired. The five are Rush Propst of Colquitt County ($141,870), ... More

Class A Public Boys: Calhoun County 69, Treutlen 67

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Calhoun County’s Quanderious Powell only made three baskets in the Class A Public boys championship. All of them came in the fourth quarter. The first two? Somewhat memorable. The final one? Unforgettable. The senior ... More

Class A Public girls: Marion County 50, Calhoun County 38

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Given a second chance to bring home the school’s’ first state championship in girls basketball, Marion County made the most of the opportunity. The Eagles, ranked No. 1 all year, capped off a 28-1 season Wednesday at the ... More

Class A Private boys: St. Francis 73, Eagle’s Landing Christian 69

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Dwon Odom wasn’t going to allow St. Francis to leave Macon without a state championship trophy. So when the No. 1-ranked Knights saw their lead vanish in the fourth quarter, the junior guard decided to take control. Odom ... More

Class A Private girls: Holy Innocents’ 75, Wesleyan 48

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Holy Innocents’ girls basketball team has seen regular-season success against Wesleyan fail to translate into victories in the state championship game. This time was different. The top-ranked Golden Bears (23-6) ... More

Class AAA blog: Breaking down the championship matchups

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Class AAA will crown its state basketball champions Thursday at the Macon Centreplex, with the girls title game at 6 p.m. and the boys set to follow. Let's break down the matchups: Boys: Morgan County vs. Hart County Morgan County is ... More

Class AAAA blog: Championship Preview

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The 2019 state championships will take place this Friday at the Macon Centreplex. The Spalding and Carver-Columbus girls will tipoff at 11 a.m. and the Americus-Sumter and Carver-Columbus boys will tipoff at 1 p.m. Here is a ... More