Basketball


Local coach honored by Hawks, NBA

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Dwynell Mitchell has been named 2018 Jr. NBA Coach of the Year for the Atlanta market and is in contention for the national Jr. NBA Coach of the Year honor. He was recognized in pre-game ceremonies March 11 before the Atlanta Hawks game against the Chicago Bulls at ... More

Late 3-pointer gives Warner Robins first basketball state championship

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here High School Sports Highlights of championship game between Rome and Warner Robins Rome High School defeated Warner Robins high Friday night, Dec. 15, to win the GHSA 5A football championship. More

Demons capture basketball state championship

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Jacolbey Owens hit an off-balance, high pressure 3-pointer with two seconds left to give the Warner Robins Demons a 67-64 win over Miller Grove to capture the GHSA 5A state championship Thursday night. It’s the first basketball state championship in the ... More

Demons face battle-toughened foe in finals

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Head coach Jamal Garman and the Warner Robins Demons have had a pretty successful over the last four years, with a combined record of 100-14 and a state championship game appearance in 2014. But Garman strives for more and he knows exactly where he needs to ... More

Westside Seminoles can’t hold off Jenkins in 3A semifinal

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here With four players that transferred into the program this year, the Jenkins basketball team has been searching for chemistry and a championship dynamic all season long. On Saturday night, the Warriors had their ups and downs against a tough Westside squad, but ... More

Warner Robins Demons scorch Clarke Central to get shot at 5A championship

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Warner Robins Demons punched their ticket to the GHSA 5A basketball final Saturday, defeating Clarke Central 77-57. In the opening quarter with both teams’ adrenaline rushing, the Demons squeaked out a 15-12 lead in a rather sloppy beginning to the game ... More

Patriots’ run ends in Final 4

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The last Fayette team standing in the GHSA state basketball tournament, the Sandy Creek Patriots, closed out the 2017-2018 season with a 52-51 loss to Upson-Lee Friday in the AAAA boys semifinals at Fort Valley State University. The Patriots reached the Final 4 ... More

Stratford advances to final four

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The story has pretty much been the same the entire year for Stratford and their amazing season. The Eagles get scoring from Nadia Reese and Mary Elaine Mitchell, and great role play from others. That formula worked again Tuesday night as Reese and Mitchell ... More

Stratford seniors ready for elite 8

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here When asked to describe Evans McCook and Carey Woodcock, the only two seniors on his team, Stratford head coach Ed Smith thought for just a minute and was able to come up with the answer he was looking for. “Winners” said Smith, of two players, who during ... More

Westside basketball star Khavon Moore commits to Texas Tech

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Khavon Moore guessing game came to an end Monday afternoon when the highly-sought-after Westside High School basketball star committed to Texas Tech University. Moore’s decision came just a day after returning from a visit to the school. He chose Texas ... More