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Courtesy of DJ Galbiati

Wesleyan, Milton land big first round wins

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...

February 27, 2012
Courtesy of North Gwinnett High School

Several Programs Seeking Playoff Redemption

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...

February 24, 2012
Courtesy of Morgan County High School

Defending Girls Champions Look Strong

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...

February 23, 2012
Courtesy of Brianography

Playoffs Tip Off With Class A Preliminaries

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...

February 22, 2012
Courtesy of Walter Pinion

Region Champs Climb In Polls, Eye Playoffs

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...

February 22, 2012
Courtesy of Wilcox County High School

Mt. Pisgah Caps Weekend With Region Title

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...

February 20, 2012
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School

Traditional Wrestling Championship Recap

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...

February 19, 2012
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School

Wrestlers Hit The Mats At State Meet

Thursday night, fans and wrestlers flocked to the Arena at Gwinnett Center for the start of the GHSA Wrestling State Championships. Every class except for Class A was in action Thursday night. From the onset of the...

February 17, 2012
Courtesy of Johnson High School

Johnson Looks to Build On Recent Streak

The Winnersville Classic: Hardwood Edition played out for the fourth time this season last night as Lowndes and Valdosta met up in the Region 1-AAAAA tournament. Valdosta entered the contest having won the three...

February 17, 2012
Courtesy of Dawna Baker/Collins Hill High School

Traditional Powers Ready For State Meet

Several wrestling powers are expected to again compete for the state traditional wrestling championships this weekend at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Pope and Holy Innocents’ are coming off state dual wrestling...

February 16, 2012

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