2639 results for author: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Former Camden County, Grayson coach Herron retires

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Jeff Herron, the only coach to win football state championships at three Georgia high schools, has retired. Herron compiled a record of 287-52 in 27 seasons as a Georgia head coach and won state titles at Oconee County (1999), ... More

3 more high school games move to Georgia State Stadium

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Georgia State Stadium, the new site for the GHSA’s football state championship games, has added three more high school games to its 2019 schedule. The Great Atlanta Bash, a triple-header involving five Atlanta schools and one ... More

Draft pick C.J. Abrams agrees to $5.2 million bonus from Padres

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here C.J. Abrams is officially a Padre. Checking out the future office. #PadresOnDeckpic.twitter.com/JdkuxhBEcX— San Diego Padres (@Padres) June 8, 2019 The former Blessed Trinity shortstop agreed to a $5.2 million signing ... More

Class A Football Blog:  5 big season openers; Gess, Nobles vent on new location for state finals

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here In the final spring football blog until the 2019 season starts in August, we take a look at five big-time season openers to look forward to. Then Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy head coach Jonathan Gess and Irwin County ... More

Track and Field Blog:  Putting a bow on 2019

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here School is out and high school sports are done for 2019. Here’s a wrap up of the track and field season. State Champs: Class A Private – (Boys) Landmark, (Girls) Mount Paran Class A Public – Commerce, Telfair County... More

2018-19 High school Player of the Year winners

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Standout performances by these athletes led to individual and team success during the 2018-2019 school year: » More:St. Pius wins AAAA Director’s Cup Baseball Jonathan French, Parkview: French, a senior catcher, hit .472 ... More

St. Pius wins AAAA Director’s Cup, ends Marist’s 19-year reign

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The longest run of all-sports dominance by a single school in its classification has come to an end. Marist, which had won the Regions Director’s Cup every year since the program’s inception in the 1999-2000 school year, ... More

GHSA champions in review: Union County, 4 others win first titles; Westminster bags 8

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Westminster won eight state titles over 2018-19 academic year, running its total to 227 all-time, easily the most of any Georgia school, while five other Georgia high schools won championships for the first time. Those first-... More

2019 Final Baseball Rankings

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here In Class AAAAAAA, No. 1 Parkview improved to 8-8 in all-time final appearances with a championship sweep over Hillgrove to secure this year’s top spot. First-time state champion Heritage-Conyers is No. 1 in Class AAAAAA after ... More

Baseball: Thursday Championship Roundup

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Heritage-Conyers defeated Pope 11-4 in Game 3 of the Class AAAAAA state championship on Thursday at Rome’s State Mutual Stadium to take home the program’s first-ever title. The Patriots’ victory denied Pope’s effort to ... More