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Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Qualification Changes For Track & Field Meet

Georgia's high school track and field athletes in all classifications now have one more hurdle to jump before the annual state championships in May. In past years, the athletes would use this weekend's regional meets to...

April 17, 2012
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

North Gwinnett Thrice Edges Peachtree Ridge

Norcross defeated Dunwoody 2-0 using a bit of Bailey power as Chase and Clay Bailey each tallied a goal for the Blue Devils. Jose Cedillo posted the shutout in goal for Norcross. Elsewhere Josh Bryan crushed a grand...

April 16, 2012
Courtesy of Rich Wehman

Strong Staff Helping Lambert Lacrosse Thrive

Look at the Lambert lacrosse website and you'll see Josh Sagel is listed as head coach of the boys program. But even Sagel will tell you that he is head coach only in name. Former Navy lacrosse All-American Rich Wehman...

April 12, 2012
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Greenbrier Aiming For Another Baseball Title

The Greenbrier baseball program has seen its share of success since 1997. The Wolf Pack has captured five state championships in that time period, though none have come since 2007. Winning another title is at the top of...

April 12, 2012
Courtesy of Walton High School

Walton Tennis Remains Dynasty Under New Coach

It is a streak so impressive that it has shattered all previous Georgia records and so notable that it warranted a mention in Tobias Moskowitz's and Jon Wertheim's book Sportscasting, a Freakonomics-style look at sports...

April 11, 2012
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

Spalding, Mary Persons Win In Middle Georgia

Lamar County hosted the second annual Middle Georgia Invitational Saturday for a total of 12 different track teams. Spalding won the girls meet while Mary Persons was victorious in the boys meet. Each team won...

April 10, 2012
Courtesy of Thomas Schuck

Brookwood, Parkview Roll Through Weekend

Lucas Sims provided the spark for the offense while Allen Tokarz mowed down six batters over seven innings as Brookwood knocked off Dacula 6-2. Sims drove in three in a 2-for-2 day including a home run. The weekend was...

April 9, 2012
Courtesy of Milton High School

Milton Girls Lacrosse Keeps Rolling Along

Milton girls lacrosse coach Tim Godby is a relative newcomer to the sport he coaches. A native of the basketball hotbed of Kentucky, Godby played and coached hoops before even knowing the first thing about lacrosse. But...

April 6, 2012
Courtesy of Rob Saye

GHSA Unveils Class A Power Ratings System

Thursday the GHSA unveiled its plan for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons when several Class A postseasons, including football, will be split into a private school bracket and public school bracket. Under the new rating...

April 5, 2012

Business Of Sports Summit Returns To Atlanta

Sports marketing is a field that seems to be growing more and more every day. Those in the industry are constantly looking for new and better ways of conducting business in the ever-changing field. Next Friday the...

April 5, 2012

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