574 results for tag: basketball

Local teams in state quarterfinals

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Three local teams have reached the Elite 8 in the GHSA state basketball playoffs. Two boys’ teams take the court Wednesday in an attempt to reach the semifinals. Sandy Creek will play its third straight home game in the playoffs, facing Burke ... More

Road awaits most local prep teams in quarterfinals

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The journey towards a state championship gets tougher for local teams remaining in the GHSA state basketball tournaments. And for some, thanks to the unkind luck of a coin toss, that path will be away from the comforts of home during the ... More

Pantherettes win at state

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The Starr’s Mill Pantherettes began conditioning June 1 alongside the football and cross country teams. They perform at most home football games while working to perfect their competition routines in Jazz and Pom. They perform competition routines ... More

Defense pacing a state playoff run for Central

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Take a glance at the Central High School boys basketball team's roster and it will be rare to find a loss. In fact, in the 27 games they’ve played this year they’ve only lost five times. Consistency has been the key to their success this ... More

Peach County girls hitting stride in postseason

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Seemingly year after year, there was a fixture on the sidelines when the Peach County girls basketball team took the floor — head coach Maxine Cherry. But with her retirement from coaching two seasons ago, a new era for the Trojans program ... More

Warner Robins primed for title run

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Jamal Garman and the Warner Robins Demons did not really get the results they were looking for when they dropped three games in 16 days that started at the end of December and ran into the middle of January. But that was over a month ago and ... More

State hoops action begins

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Local fans wanting to see games in the GHSA state basketball tournament have a myriad of options in Fayette this weekend. Six teams finished either first or second in their respective regions and earned the right to host their first-round matchup. ... More

Central girls among those in midstate ready for state title run

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Central head coach Sheila Toombs remembers seeing Jada Clowers, Tyleia Williams, and Jenya Wilder as sixth-graders and even then Toombs could see that they were something special. That was six years ago, and now the three are seniors, and all ... More

Local teams begin hunt for state basketball title

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here With region play out of the way, an even bigger goal awaits a cluster of local basketball teams. The chase for a state championship gets underway within the GHSA ranks on Friday and Saturday with the first round of the state tournament, and ... More

10 region basketball tournaments stand above the rest

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here This is the week on the Georgia high school basketball calendar for region tournaments. For most teams, that making the region semifinals is mandatory for survival. About half of Georgia’s more than 800 boys and girls basketball ... More