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Final Day of Playoffs Crowns Six Champions

On the final day of 2011 GHSA basketball, a total of six state titles were handed out. Unlike Friday there were no upsets, and most of the games were one-sided.

Norcross Sweep Highlights Friday Night Action

“Revenge is a dish best served cold” is an oft-used old saying. The Norcross Blue Devils agree.

Milton Latest in a Long Line of Dominant Georgia Hoops Teams

The rich got richer.

Metro Atlanta Teams Roll in Thursday Semifinals

In eight semifinal games played on Thursday in Macon and Gwinnett, the winner of each game calls metro Atlanta home. Meanwhile, six teams from outside the metro area saw their seasons come to an end.

Miller Grove Boys Advance, Douglas County Girls Upset in Wednesday Semifinals

The Douglas County Lady Tigers were on a roll coming into the Class AAAA semifinals, winning 30 consecutive games including a big win against Miller Grove in the semifinals. However, Forest Park had too much experience and came away with a 56-47 victory.

Dynasties Dot Landscape of High School Hoops in Georgia

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a dynasty as “a succession of rulers of the same line of descent.” From that definition, you can see why the world of sports has adopted the word “dynasty” to describe its most dominant teams.

Saturday Night Quarterfinals Action

In Elite Eight action from five different sites across the state, 20 teams punched their ticket to this week's final four on Friday and Saturday night. Tonight, we covered three sites from around the state: Dalton, Marietta and Savannah.

Quarterfinals Action from Dalton Yields Major Upset

Tonight at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Buford pulled what could be called the upset of the GHSA boys state basketball tournament.The Wolves took down perennial power South Atlanta, which had been ranked No. 1 in Class AA for much of the season.

Lady Raider Tennis Sets State Wins Record

In the sports world, two words don’t usually walk hand in hand, “team” and “tennis.” Casual observers wouldn’t think so, but at Walton High School in East Cobb, the girls tennis team is the ultimate team sport.

Miller Grove, Milton Routs Highlight Second-Round Action

In a night filled with exciting games, perhaps the most interesting ones were routs. Miller Grove dominated previously unbeaten Sequoyah, while Milton wiped out No. 2 Peachtree Ridge. See below for recaps of 18 of tonight’s playoff games.