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Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Region Foes Could Play For Girls Hoops Title

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,...

March 1, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Sweeping Hoops Titles A Rare Feat

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...

February 28, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Wheeler Trying To Advance In Quarterfinals

The North Cobb Warriors have been without star point guard Saxon Steele since January, but Terry Gorsuch’s squad has Jordan Neff back down low to go with guards Lee Moore, Dennis Young-Coleman and forward Jon Beausejour...

February 27, 2013
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

Quarterfinal Basketball Playoff Schedule

The basketball quarterfinals tip off tonight and continue tomorrow as teams across the state continue their march to Macon. See below for Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s schedule. GIRLS Tuesday CLASS AAAAAA Norcross at...

February 26, 2013
Courtesy of Hal Simpson

Class A Teams Ready For Hoops Action

This year marks the first time that the GHSA has split Class A into private and public brackets to crown two boys and two girls champions. Each bracket is set at 16 teams and first-round winners will get a trip to the...

February 22, 2013
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

Parkview Looking For Playoff Payback

In a game worthy of at least the semifinals, Parkview, ranked No. 10 nationally by one service, hosts 2010 and 2011 champion Norcross tonight, and Parkview is looking for payback. Last year, Norcross defeated Parkview...

February 22, 2013
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

Underdogs Look To Continue Playoff Runs

The Hillgrove Hawks are in the second round of the AAAAAA tournament for the first time since the 2009-10 season but will take a 25-4 record on the road to face a 13-13 Tri-Cities team that won the Region 3-AAAAAA title...

February 22, 2013
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

Metro Atlanta Teams Seek Success In Macon

The GHSA will crown 14 basketball champions in Macon in early March, the first time in years all of the championships will be decided at one venue and the first time ever 14 brackets will stretch across the state of...

February 20, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Region Tournaments Scramble Hoops Rankings

Each season, a team or two misses out on the state playoffs after falling victim to the upset bug in region tournament play, and this year was no exception. North Gwinnett, ranked No. 5 in our previous poll, fell from...

February 20, 2013
Courtesy of Rob Saye

Gordon Lee, Pope Top Final Wrestling Poll

The GHSA Traditional Wrestling State Tournament crowned six teams over the weekend in Macon and those champions headline our final wrestling poll of the year. It would be easy to simply take the top 10 teams from each...

February 18, 2013

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