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Girls basketball rankings: Morgan County climbs to No. 1 in Class AAA

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Morgan County is the new No. 1 girls basketball team in Class AAA after Beach, the previous No. 1, lost to Johnson-Savannah on Tuesday. The Bulldogs beat Franklin County 60-46 and Salem 65-24 during the week to improve to 14-3 and increase their ... More

Basketball rankings: Lakeside-Evans, Fayette County ascend to No. 1

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Lakeside-Evans and Fayette County are new No. 1 teams in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s boys basketball rankings. Lakeside beat crosstown rival Evans, the previous No. 1 team, 67-56 on the road Friday night in Region 3-AAAAAA. Kalen Williams ... More

Class AAA blog: Top girls and boys teams face heavy weekend schedule

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Class AAA teams face a full weekend of basketball with games that will have major impact on the region standings and state rankings. Here's the breakdown: Boys -- Franklin County will travel to No. 1 Morgan County for a Region 8 contest Friday ... More

Class AAAAAA blog: No. 1 Evans, No. 3 Lakeside boys to meet for Region 3 lead

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Teams from DeKalb and Fulton counties have won boys basketball state championships in the second-highest classification 14 times in the past 15 seasons. This year, the power appears to have shifted, as the top three teams in this week’s Class ... More

Top AAA teams gearing for stretch run to playoffs

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Some of the best teams in the state remained active after the holiday break, and others are preparing for the stretch run toward the playoffs. Let’s play catch-up: Boys -- Morgan County took over the No. 1 spot in the polls, and the Bulldogs have ... More

Girls basketball rankings: Four defending champions sitting at No. 1

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Four defending state champions are No. 1 in their classifications in the first AJC girls basketball rankings of 2019. Two of those teams are perfect through the first two months of the season – Class AAAAAAA Westlake is 14-0, and Class A (private) ... More

Boys basketball rankings: Five teams still unbeaten

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Five boys teams are undefeated one week into the new year, and four of them are ranked No. 1 in the first ajc.com high school basketball poll of the season. McEachern (Class AAAAAAA), Evans (AAAAAA), Woodville-Tompkins (AA) and Calhoun County (A ... More

Blessed Trinity’s McFarlin named national Catholic football coach of year

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Tim McFarlin, who led Blessed Trinity to the Class AAAA championship last month, on Thursday was named the national coach of the year by the Catholic Athletes for Christ Top 25. McFarlin was chosen from among all Catholic high school football coaches ... More

Morgan County’s Sims discusses culture that has boys, girls in the mix each year

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Experience, goals, drive and maybe a bit of superstition is what powers Morgan County’s boys and girls players to succeed. During the past few seasons, the state has taken notice. Morgan County has moved toward the top of Class AAA’s rankings ... More

Week 5 Basketball Rankings

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here In Class AAAAAAA boys, Shiloh makes its debut at No. 9 and replaces Lambert in the poll. Coffee took over No. 1 for Tri-Cities in Class AAAAAA and Sprayberry climbed to No. 4 after its 10-0 start. South Paulding and Mundy’s Mill replaced Lanier and ... More