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News and Notes from Friday Night's Basketball Playoff Action

From Savannah to the Tennessee line, we were all over the first round of the state basketball playoffs tonight. While there were some upsets - such as Redan and Savannah Christian going down - perennial powers like the Miller Grove boys and Wesleyan girls rolled past out-matched opponents.

Dual Wrestling Championships Promote Teamwork

Bud Hennebaul and Pete Fritts know their wrestling. After all, they’ve been been involved with the sport since their childhoods. Hennebaul was a five-year-old beginner in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. where his father was running the local youth wrestling program at the YMCA.

High School Soccer Rankings - Week 1

High school soccer season kicks off with many familiar names atop the rankings.

Plans for New Falcons Stadium Move Ahead

The Atlanta Falcons and Georgia World Congress Center Authority will enter into a "memo of understanding"- the next step toward a new, open-air stadium for the NFL team.

Score 44 Hoops - Playoffs Edition

It’s time for the state playoffs! And with it comes the playoff edition of the Score 44. In this edition, we list the top 44 high school hoops seniors as they stand going into the playoffs. The region playoffs made a significant impact on this week’s updates.

Top Programs, Coaches Prepare for State Hoops Tourney

The GHSA State Basketball Tournament is just around the corner. This year promises more of the usual, as a ton of talent from across the Peach State will do battle for the right to be called "state champions."

Four Repeat Team Champions in GHSA Traditional Finals

Sometimes, history repeats itself. And that is what happened in four of the state's five classifications today in the Arena at Gwinnett during the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships.

No. 2 Peachtree Ridge Hangs on to Defeat Pesky North Gwinnett

Rivalry games tend to bring out the best in sports.

Power Programs on Collision Courses in Region Tournaments

The GHSA state basketball tournaments don’t start until next weekend, but thanks to this week’s region playoffs, many metro Atlanta teams will teams will be battle tested.

Score 44 Hoops - Fifth Edition

In our latest list, we include the final regular season edition of the 44. As usual, there were two new names added, and therefore, two taken out.

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