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Courtesy of St. Francis

Familiar Faces Set To Meet For State Titles

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...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Jason Mussell

Eagle's Landing, Hillgrove Break Through

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...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

St. Pius X Girls Headed To Class AAA Finals

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’...

March 3, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Cobb Powers Looking For 6A Hardware

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...

March 1, 2013
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

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