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Jones Running Towards A Bright Future

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 12:45pm

Tyren Jones certainly knows success. As a freshman, Jones helped the Lassiter Trojans to an undefeated regular season and the first region championship in school history. After a pair of wins to open the postseason, the...

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Playoff Upsets Alter Latest Hoops Polls

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 8:30am

Class AAAAA was unchanged after all of the top ten girls teams won and won with authority. No. 4 Norcross will face No. 7 Marietta, and with a win the Blue Devils could move up in the poll. Norcross looks every bit like...

Courtesy of Buford High School

Favorites Try To Avoid Upset In Round Two

Fletcher Proctor - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 8:24am

Any discussion of the GHSA girls basketball playoffs must begin with discussion of the defending champions. Norcross is seeking a third straight title while Wesleyan and Buford are both chasing a fourth straight crown....

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Wesleyan, Milton land big first round wins

Stephen Black - Monday, February 27, 2012 - 11:28am

Walton had possession down by three with less than a minute left, but could not capitalize as No. 1 Milton held on for a 68-62 win in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs. The Raiders were not as talented as in...

Courtesy of North Gwinnett High School

Several Programs Seeking Playoff Redemption

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, February 24, 2012 - 2:03pm

The Milton Eagles cruised to the 2010 Class AAAAA boys title and reached the finals last year with perhaps the most impressive collection of talent in Georgia. Norcross had other ideas, however, and rallied in the...

Courtesy of Morgan County High School

Defending Girls Champions Look Strong

Fletcher Proctor - Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 3:47pm

Squeaks, streaks, swishes and slam dunks will be all the rage over the next few weeks as five girls state champions will emerge from the state playoffs. Schools such as Washington County, Buford, Norcross and Wesleyan...

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Playoffs Tip Off With Class A Preliminaries

Fletcher Proctor - Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 8:41am

The Class A preliminaries were comprised of eight games held across the state last night. Four boys teams and four girls teams advanced to the next stage of the GHSA playoffs with strong showings. The Wesleyan boys used...

Courtesy of Walter Pinion

Region Champs Climb In Polls, Eye Playoffs

Fletcher Proctor - Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 5:56am

The playoffs are upon us and a few of the polls became a jumbled mess after some upsets in various region tournaments. The dilemma always seems to be just to punish a team for losing in the region tournament after a...

Courtesy of Wilcox County High School

Mt. Pisgah Caps Weekend With Region Title

Fletcher Proctor - Monday, February 20, 2012 - 7:36am

The Mt. Pisgah Patriots completed the most impressive stretch in its history after defeating Wesleyan for just the second time ever then taking out Providence Christian in double overtime 64-54 to win the Region 5-A...

Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School

Traditional Wrestling Championship Recap

Stephen Black - Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 1:59pm

The GHSA Traditional Wrestling Championships concluded Saturday evening as wrestlers fought it out for both individual state titles and for the team titles in Classes A-AAAAA. In Class AAAAA it was the same old story as...

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