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Class AA Basketball Championship Preview

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:26am

GIRLS Laney, 30-0, Region 3B The Laney Wildcats are after the program's first state title and have plenty of motivation after watching the boys win the Class AA GHSA basketball championship last year. Laney, which last...

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Class A Private Championship Preview

Craig Sager, Jr. - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:23am

GIRLS Southwest Atlanta Christian, 28-3, Region 6 Southwest Atlanta Christian has worn Georgia's No. 1 ranking for most of the season in this classification. The Warriors' last loss came to St. Francis in what was...

Courtesy of Jennifer Acree

Class A Public Championship Preview

Craig Sager, Jr. - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:20am

GIRLS Gordon Lee, 24-7, Region 6 Gordon Lee is coming off a 57-49 win over Towns County in the semis, when the Trojans were able to push through some postseason adversity. Their best scorer and pacesetter, Kassidy...

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Rexing, Hill Top List Of Top Juniors

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 9:17am

As the 2012-13 season winds down and one of the greatest senior classes in Georgia high school hoops history prepares to move on to the college game, it is time to start looking at the next crop of great hoops players...

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Familiar Faces Set To Meet For State Titles

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 4:59am

The Norcross Blue Devils thumped Langston Hughes from the opening tip en route to an easy 64-16 victory in the Class AAAAAA semifinals at Georgia Tech. Diamond DeShields had 21 points and three steals while Shayla...

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Eagle's Landing, Hillgrove Break Through

Stephen Black - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 4:54am

Junior Kyle Castlin led Hillgrove to what some were calling an upset of perennial-power Wheeler Saturday at Georgia Tech. Castlin scored 20 to help the Hawks clinch their first-ever trip to the finals. A 15-2 run that...

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St. Pius X Girls Headed To Class AAA Finals

Stephen Black - Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 6:28am

The St. Pius X girls defeated Chapel Hill and will return to the finals for the first time since the state championship season of 2007. Meanwhile, the Buford boys fell to Savannah and will not get a shot at the program’...

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Cobb Powers Looking For 6A Hardware

Stephen Black - Friday, March 1, 2013 - 7:27am

Class AAAAAA Coach Jesse McMillan’s team is back. His Norcross Blue Devils won the 2011 state title with an upset of Milton and won three straight state titles from 2006-2008. This year’s edition has not lost since a...

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Region Foes Could Play For Girls Hoops Title

Craig Sager, Jr. - Friday, March 1, 2013 - 7:25am

Class AAAAAA North Gwinnett returns to the semifinals again after getting there last year for the first time since 1963. The Bulldogs will rely on a stiff defense, which has not allowed more than 53 points all season,...

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Sweeping Hoops Titles A Rare Feat

Fletcher Proctor - Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 8:13am

The GHSA has been awarding basketball titles to member schools since Lanier won the first boys title in 1922. The GHSA began honoring girls champions in 1945, but only 12 times in the history of GHSA basketball has a...


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