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Favorites Try To Avoid Upset In Round Two

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...

February 28, 2012

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...

February 27, 2012

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...

February 24, 2012

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,...

February 23, 2012

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....

February 22, 2012

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...

February 22, 2012

CLASS AAAAA PREVIEW: Grayson vs. Walton

For Walton and Grayson , it will be “déjà vu all over again” when they meet in the championship. Both teams will play the season’s final game on the same field upon which they started their...

December 9, 2011

CLASS AAA PREVIEW: Peach Co. vs. Burke Co.

In 2007, Burke County and Peach County made important hires that would shape the state’s football landscape for the next half decade. Chad Campbell was named head coach of the Trojans while Eric...

December 9, 2011

CLASS A PREVIEW: LCA vs. SCPS

The Savannah Christian Raiders entered the playoffs as the No. 1 team in Class A while Landmark Christian was happy to be in after winning a play-in game. Now The War Eagles are looking to make...

December 9, 2011

CLASS AAAA PREVIEW: Lovejoy vs. Tucker

Tucker 14-0, Region 6 Champions The Tigers defeated Northside-Warner Robins in the semifinals 17-16 last week to get here. Tucker shut down the Eagles’ offense which came into the game averaging 35.3...

December 9, 2011

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