64 results for tag: Track and Field

Backgrounds of head coaches in the state finals (AAA-A)

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The 16 head coaches in the state finals have won 1,420 games, lost only 432, tied six, and have a winning percentage of .766 while in Georgia. They have won 18 state championships. GHSF Daily is taking a closer look at each of the ... More

Johnson named Georgia Heisman finalist

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here A track and field star at Whitewater High sprinted all the way to the state finals in the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship Competition. Morgan Johnson, a senior, was first selected by the Heisman award committee as Whitewater High’s ... More

2017 High school football Player of the Year: Rome’s Adam Anderson

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Rome defensive end Adam Anderson (19) makes a tackle. (Daniel Varnado/For the AJC) • Adam Anderson: AJC Super 11 | All-State team | All-Metro team Adam Anderson is not just the best player on Georgia’s best team, although ... More

Four Questions with Jenkins County coach Charley Waters

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. Charley Waters, Jenkins County 1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia ... More

Hall of Fame class inducted

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Five former Chiefs were inducted Oct. 14 into the McIntosh High School Hall of Fame. Symonte Dion Stokes (Class of 1999) lettered in football and track. As a running back he led the region with 1,652 all-purpose yards and rushed for 946 yards in ... More

Best player in school history: Region 7-AAAAA teams

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Kell’s Brian Randolph (37) was the Class AAAA defensive player of the year and an AJC Super 11 pick in 2010 before going on to play for the University of Tennessee. (AJC file photo) Carrollton has won seven state champions... 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

Even after dominant year, Jones County’s Erin Leonard isn’t slowing down any time soon

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Erin Leonard probably would be running even if there wasn’t a team to run for. The junior at Jones County said running is something that she can’t do without. Last year, Leonard won the GHSA Class 5A cross country title and then added ... More

Four Questions with Jordan coach Justin Newman

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. Justin Newman, Jordan 1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high school ... More

Taylor takes world title

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Sandy Creek alum Christian Taylor continued his world domination in the triple jump with a win last weekend before a crowd of 55,000 in the IAAF World Championships in London. His winning jump of 17.68 meters was just enough to get past teammate Will ... More