667 results for tag: basketball

Landmark Christian to honor Thorn, winner of 37 state titles, school founder

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The career of one of Georgia’s most remarkable high school coaches is winding down, though the coach himself is not, even at age 88. His name is Bill Thorn, best known outside of high school athletics as the only man to ... More

Propst admits financial struggles, denies misconduct in more detail

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Former Colquitt County football coach Rush Propst, fired March 14 by his school board, defended himself a second time in two weeks on Friday afternoon, releasing another statement calling accusations against him ‘’misleading ... More

Madison County’s Kayla McPherson outscores all for Player of the Year 

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Kayla McPherson’s season ended, perhaps prematurely, with a cast on her right (shooting) hand when her Madison County team lost in the second round of the state tournament. The broken bone that was being protected was about ... More

Basketball coaching changes: Azar steps down; Vining is back; two 500-game winners retire

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The high school basketball season finished up less than three weeks ago, but several prominent programs and coaches have already made big changes. Wesleyan legend Jan Azar has stepped down, and East Hall legend Seth Vining ... More

Landmark brings in basketball legend to run girls program

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here New Landmark Christian School Coach Lady Hardmon Grooms. Photo/Landmark School. Landmark Christian School has named Lady Hardmon Grooms as its new varsity head girls basketball coach. Coach Grooms comes to Landmark after serving as the head girls ... More

Boys soccer blog: Hapeville Charter’s fast start in debut season has community excited about the beautiful game

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Hapeville Charter’s boys soccer program is in its infancy, yet it already is making waves throughout the community, the student body and the coaching staff that oversees the athletic operations. The Hapeville Charter community has ... More

Houston County Sharks win seventh straight state basketball title

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Houston County Sharks win seventh straight state basketball title By March 08, 2019 05:41 PMThe Houston County Sharks defeated Gwinnett 39-17 to win their seventh straight AAASP (American Association of Adapted Sports Programs) state champions... More

Class A Public Boys: Calhoun County 69, Treutlen 67

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Calhoun County’s Quanderious Powell only made three baskets in the Class A Public boys championship. All of them came in the fourth quarter. The first two? Somewhat memorable. The final one? Unforgettable. The senior ... More

Class A Public girls: Marion County 50, Calhoun County 38

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Given a second chance to bring home the school’s’ first state championship in girls basketball, Marion County made the most of the opportunity. The Eagles, ranked No. 1 all year, capped off a 28-1 season Wednesday at the ... More

Class A Private girls: Holy Innocents’ 75, Wesleyan 48

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Holy Innocents’ girls basketball team has seen regular-season success against Wesleyan fail to translate into victories in the state championship game. This time was different. The top-ranked Golden Bears (23-6) ... More