729 results for tag: Rankings

Girls basketball rankings: Beach, Holy Innocents’ take over at No. 1

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here A week of region tournament play that lacked major upsets still managed to produce some significant shuffling in this week’s high school girls basketball rankings. Two classifications have new No. 1 teams, and a season-h... More

Boys basketball rankings: Tri-Cities enters state tournament No. 1

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Class AAAAAA boys basketball champion has come from Region 5 the past two seasons, each in the name of Langston Hughes of Fairburn. Now, another south Fulton school, Tri-Cities of East Point, aims to pick up where Hughes ... More

Best girls tournaments: Two have classification’s top 2 teams

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Region basketball tournaments are going on this week. Here are five of the best girls tournaments, including two that are expected to produce finals that match the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the state rankings. One of those would be a ... More

Girls basketball rankings: Undefeated Fitzgerald is new No. 1 in Class AA

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The only remaining undefeated girls basketball team in Class AA has finally made it to the front of the pack, just in time for the start of the postseason. Fitzgerald, which improved to 23-0 with victories against Berrien (72-24) ... More

Boys basketball rankings: Norcross, Tri-Cities, Centennial, South Atlanta trending at tourney time

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here All eight No. 1 teams in the boys basketball rankings held their positions this week on the eve of region tournaments, but some minor shuffling behind them might offer a glimpse of trending teams entering tournament time. Still No. 1 ... More

Class AAA blog: Top girls, boys teams face crowded weekend schedule

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Most teams have a few regular-season games remaining before their respective region tournaments begin the first week of February. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the weekend schedules for teams at the top of the classific... More

Class AAAAAAA blog: Norcross hosts 4-game showcase; look at all 16 region races

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Norcross’ boys basketball team is only 15-7 and ranked No. 7 in Class AAAAAAA with a week left in the regular season, but this is a team to watch again in the state playoffs, as always. Norcross has played eight of its 22 games ... More

Milton football team to play in inaugural California showcase

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Milton, the Class AAAAAAA football champion, is broadening its national reputation this year with a deal to become the first Georgia high school team to play a football game in California. Milton is scheduled to play JSerra Catholic ... More

Class AAA blog: Jefferson girls coach Greg Brown discusses how his top-ranked youthful team is playing old

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here When Greg Brown accepted the Jefferson girls basketball coaching job, he knew the struggle he might face. His new team was going to be young. But he was aware of the tradition before applying for the position, then leaving Northwest ... More

Girls basketball rankings: Three No. 1 teams lose, but only one falls

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Three No. 1 teams lost last week, but only one lost the top spot in its classification in this week’s high school girls basketball state rankings. The toughest call came in Class AAA, where Jefferson (18-2) moved up one spot and ... More