218 results for tag: soccer

Macon-Bibb using ‘latest and greatest technology’ in sports complex improvements

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The student-athletes in Bibb County will see and feel a noticeable change when they step on the fields at the Ed Defore Sports Complex. Bibb County Athletics is finishing up a project to renovate the football and soccer fields at the complex. ... More

Midweek football finals saw attendance dip 15.5 percent

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Attendance for the high school football championships at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in December was down 15.5 percent over 2016, the last time that all the games were played at one venue, the GHSA confirmed on Friday. The decline was not ... More

Mid-week championship games can’t dampen spirit of 16 finalists

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The high school football state championship games will be played Tuesday and Wednesday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, four days later than planned, but the inconvenience is not enough dampen the enthusiasm of 16 teams and fan ... More

Top 10 storylines of the 2018 season

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here It's not over yet, but the sun is setting on the Georgia high school football season. With the state finals four days away, here are our choices for the 10 most intriguing and impactful stories of the 2018 season. 10. Drama in the ... More

DeKalb 2018 graduates earn an estimated $6.37 million in athletic scholarships

Outgoing senior student-athletes from DeKalb County School District raked in $6.37 million worth of scholarships for their collegiate futures. These student-athletes received a total of 173 scholarships from 103 colleges in 27 states all across the country. The schools with the most scholarships given were Fort Scott Community College in Kansas, Miles College in Alabama [...]

Parkview sophomore Nieva Gaither named Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Nieva Gaither, a sophomore from Parkview High School has been named this year’s Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the state of Georgia. Gaither is a forward for the Panthers and was a key contributor throughout Parkview’s 23-1 season that resulted in the 2018 Class AAAAAAA state title, the ninth in program history. [...]

Marist wins 19th-straight Director’s Cup; Alpharetta, Elbert Co. take home first

The Regions Bank Director’s Cup is an award presented by the Georgia Athletic Directors Association that is given to the school in each GHSA classification that has shown exceptional performance in all sports. The Director’s Cup takes into account all 25 GHSA sports when determining their standings. For each gender, each school’s top eight sports [...]

Wednesday spring scores

Across the state, the threat of weather postponed several semifinal games which will be made up, weather pending, tomorrow. The Alpharetta/Allatoona Game 3, the Telfair/Irwin County Game 2, and the entire semifinal series between First Presbyterian and Tattnall Square has been moved to tomorrow. In the games that were played, Telfair County defeated Irwin County [...]

Saturday soccer championship recaps

On Day 2 of the GHSA soccer state championships, both Mercer’s Five Star Stadium and McEachern’s Cantrell Stadium host four title games across four classifications — AAAAAAA, AAAAAA, AAAA and A. Read about all six of Friday’s championship games in Saturday’s recap post.   MCEACHERN Girls Class AAAAAA Alpharetta 3, Glynn Academy 2 Alpharetta won [...]

Friday spring scores

Six soccer state championships are in the books, as Mercer’s Five Star Stadium and McEachern’s Cantrell Stadium each hosted games decided by penalty kicks on Friday. Westminster got a Class AAA sweep with a tight 1-0 boys win and a girls triumph in a shootout, and two Savannah private schools had dominant wins in Class [...]