397 results for tag: basketball

Peach County’s Chad Campbell: ‘Now the season really starts’

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here All of the non-classification match-ups this season might have taken your attention away from the fact that region play is, for the most part, upon us. Seven of the eight regions will take to the field this to decide the pecking ... More

GHSA to return basketball finals to Macon in 2018

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The state basketball tournament is returning to Macon next March after a one-year hiatus, the Georgia High School Association announced Thursday. Four classifications will hold their title games March 7-8 at the Macon Centrep... More

Mayor wants Macon to put its best foot forward with return of high school championships

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert didn’t go into full Joni Mitchell mode Thursday, but he came close. And his point was clear. After a one-year absence, the Georgia High School Association announced that its basketball championships ... More

Top 5 games to watch in AAAA

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here View CaptionHide Caption On Tuesday, I broke down the upcoming weekend for all of Class AAAA’s 52 teams, but today I look at five of the most intriguing on the slate. Northside-Columbus at Americus-Sumter Northside-Colu... More

Georgia state basketball championships are making their return to Macon

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The GHSA basketball championships are headed back to Macon after a year away. The tournament will be played March 7-8 at the Macon Coliseum. Four of the eight classifications will be played those two days in Macon. The other four classificati... More

Best player in school history: Region 1-AAAA schools

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL Bill Stanfill passed away in November of last year. He was only 69. The tributes that poured in served to remind those who remembered him, and educate those too young, just how outstanding an athlete that ... More

Area teams get a ‘slam dunk’ with special teams success

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Jones County head coach Justin Rogers thought that he had a pretty good team heading into the 2017 season, but he still had some anxiety entering the first game against Houston County. The pregame jitters, however, were gone within the first 15 ... More

Four Questions with Montgomery County coach John Bowen

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day. John Bowen, Montgomery County 1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high ... More

State’s youngest coach has perhaps the toughest job: Make Providence Christian a winner

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Parker Conley, 25, is the youngest head football coach in the Georgia High School Association. He hopes to build Providence Christian in Lilburn, into a perennial playoff contender. There are 20 teams with new head coaches in ... More

Girl not allowed to play football, prompts debate at private schools

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Megan Garth, an all-area soccer player at Prince Avenue Christian School in Bogart, discovered things she didn’t know about football this summer. The first was that she’s a pretty good field-goal kicker. With some help from ... More