59 results for tag: Wrestling

2018-19 High school Player of the Year winners

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Standout performances by these athletes led to individual and team success during the 2018-2019 school year: » More:St. Pius wins AAAA Director’s Cup Baseball Jonathan French, Parkview: French, a senior catcher, hit .472 ... More

GHSA champions in review: Union County, 4 others win first titles; Westminster bags 8

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Westminster won eight state titles over 2018-19 academic year, running its total to 227 all-time, easily the most of any Georgia school, while five other Georgia high schools won championships for the first time. Those first-... More

Girls soccer blog: Georgia’s elite programs continue their dominance

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The three most successful high school girls soccer programs in Georgia added to their trophy collections when the season came to an end last weekend at McEachern High School and Mercer University. Westminster became the ... More

Former GHSA associate director Payne dies

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Funeral services for Dennis Payne, a former associate director of the Georgia High School Association, will be Friday. Payne died on Monday at age 72. Payne coordinated football, baseball, wrestling and swimming while working ... More

For the first time in 18 years, Jefferson falls flat on the mat; first-ever girls tournament produces 10 individual state champions

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Jefferson wrestling dynasty is over. The biggest storyline of GHSA Traditional Wrestling State Championships Saturday was the dethroning of Jefferson as its streak of traditional state championships came to an end after ... More

Jefferson continues domination, Camden County takes title at GHSA Wrestling Duals

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here By Seth Ellerbee Macon - Seven state champions were crowned at the GHSA Team Dual Wrestling Championships at the Macon Centreplex on Saturday afternoon. The day also included an unprecedented 18th straight duals championship for ... 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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Wrestling comes to Tyrone

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here A live wrestling event scheduled for April 27 at the Roger Spencer Community Center in Tyrone has been organized as a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Georgia to help create life-changing wishes for local children facing critical illnesses. ACTION Wrestl... More

GHSA’s ruling to replay basketball ending irks Peach County

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Georgia High School Association is calling for the final second of a basketball game to be replayed tonight in Gwinnett County because of what the association believes was the misapplication of a rule by a game official ... More