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GHSA Swimming Championship preliminary recap

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The preliminary rounds for the GHSA State Swimming and Diving Championships took place Friday at Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center, and if the prelims are any indication, each finals event tomorrow should be tightly contested. In the ... More

Pebblebrook boys beat Wheeler 75-64, clinch top seed in region tournament

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Fourth-ranked Pebblebrook outscored No. 8 Wheeler 17-6 in the game’s final 4:50 Friday at the Cobb Civic Center, holding the Wildcats to one field goal in that stretch, for a 75-64 victory that clinched the No. 1 seed in next week’s Region ... More

McEachern girls gearing up for run at fifth consecutive state title

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here McEachern coach Phyllis Arthur talks to her team during a timeout in their 62-29 victory over Kennesaw Mountain on Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2018). The McEachern girls basketball team appears to be hitting its stride, and that’s not good news for ... More

Big games on tap in regular season’s final weekend

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Here’s a look at the top games in the last weekend of the regular season: BOYS (Friday) No. 8 (Public) Central-Talbotton at No. 1 (Public) Manchester. Manchester’s perfect record took a huge hit this week when the Blue Devils (16-5) ... More

Villa Rica rallies around near fatal event

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here What began as a tragedy may be the incident that sparked the Villa Rica boys to reach an unexpected level of success this season. Point guard Javonte Hart, the MVP of last year’s region championship team, was shot in the left arm ... More

GHSA Diving Championship recap

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Photo: GHSA Diving Twitter On the boys side of the division featuring Class AAAAAAA and Class AAAAAA, the long-awaited rematch between last year’s top two finishers, Collins Hill’s Peter Smithson and Colquitt County’s Parker Hardigree, ... More

Top weekend games: Week 13

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here This weekend marks the final games of the regular season, with teams across Class AA jockeying for seed positioning for next week’s region tournaments. Let’s take a look at some of the top AA boys and girls games taking place this weekend. ... More

7A boys basketball: State’s best region goes down to wire

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The regular-season race in the state’s best boys basketball region – that would be 6-AAAAAAA – comes down to the final weekend in what’s just a prelude to the state’s best region tournament, which will be next week at Mountain View. ... More

A look from the top: Which teams could turn a solid region showing into a postseason run?

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here If you are looking for state title contenders as we head into region play next week, you have come to the right place. Several Class AAA teams have separated themselves from the competition and seem to be looking down from their lofty perches at ... More

Brookwood boys, Marist girls look to keep title streaks alive at swim and dive championships

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The 2018 GHSA Swimming and Diving State Championships return to Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center for the second time under the new format, as the top two classifications compete together and Class AAAAA-A vie for trophies. The top two ... More