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Cougars Kicking It

The Chattahoochee boys soccer team is off to a fantastic start. The Cougars won their first sixteen games, giving the team a sparkling 16-0 record before losing a heartbreaker to Roswell, 1-0, this week. The Cougars are ranked No. 1 in Class 6A. Coach Les Meenan, in his sixteenth year at the head of the program, is having a great time, coaching, what he calls, a great bunch of kids who never give up.

A Dynamic Dynasty

The Girls GHSA Tennis Championships are underway and once again, the team to beat in Class 6A is the Lady Raiders of Walton. The Walton Girls team has an outstanding pedigree, as they've won sixteen state championships in tennis, including the first in 1991 and a stretch of eight consecutive titles from 2004-2011.

The Times They Are A Changing

What Bob Dylan sang about in the 60’s is happening to high school football in 2015. The GHSA has enacted several new rules when it comes to high school football practice.

Cats On A Roll

The Locust Grove baseball team is in the midst of another stellar season. Last year, the Wildcats posted a 25-5 record and made it to the Sweet 16 of the GHSA playoffs. Eight seniors graduated from that team but the Wildcats have not missed a beat. Locust Grove is now 15-1 on the season, 10-0 in region play and 6-0 at home. Not to mention, a 15-game winning streak has momentum on the Cats' side. Coach Stephen Phillips credits the dedication of his players.

“Guys have come in and worked very hard in the offseason," Coach Phillips said.

Springing Into Football

Excitement continues to build around the Kennesaw State campus as kickoff to the university's inaugural football season is now mere months away. In that honor, the team held the school’s first ever Black and Gold Game to wrap up spring drills.

Watch below to catch a glimpse of the fans, students, players, coaches, parents, cheerleaders, and boosters fired up for football at Kennesaw State.

Senior Tour To Swing Back Through

The Senior Tour will swing back through Atlanta April 13-19 at TPC Sugarloaf for the Greater Gwinnett Championship, as the most seasoned golfers take part in a 54-hole competition. Bernhard Langer won the inaugural event in 2013 and the most interesting man in golf, Miguel Angel Jimenez, won last year thanks to a final round 67, a 202 total and a two-shot victory over Langer.

Atlanta resident Billy Andrade will be among the guys teeing it up.

A Panther Point Of Pride

Sometimes, all it takes are a few quick moments to trigger the madness that characterizes March in NCAA basketball.

Each year, the single elimination nature of the tournament is bound to leave some favorites in the dust, as lower seeded teams find ways to keep themselves alive in the big dance.

Channeling Cinderella

Thursday in Georgia sports, it was a comeback that thrilled the state.

In the opening round of the 2015 NCAA tournament, the Georgia State Panthers rallied late against third-seeded Baylor, jumping to a 57-56 lead right before the final buzzer to advance to the second round of the dance.

The Panthers trailed by as many as twelve points but turned it on with a three-pointer from R.J. Hunter with 2.7 seconds left. The shot from beyond the arc sealed the win and shocked the college basketball world, no doubt busting quite a few NCAA brackets along the way.

Making History: KSU's First Football Practice

The Countdown continues for Kennesaw State’s first football season. With no pads and threats of rain, the Owls had their first spring practice on Saturday, February 28 at their practice field called the Perch.

Coach Brian Bohannon and the players have high hopes and high expectation for their first season. Bohannon states, “the biggest thing is leadership, right now we are just looking for leaders.”

A Look Back: 2015 GHSA Basketball Championships

GPB Sports had a fantastic week covering the GHSA Boys and Girls High School Basketball Championships in Macon, Georgia. So many great games, so much emotion, so much excitement, so much drama.

The action tipped off on Thursday with the Girls 1A public school championship. It was a historic game, a historic win, and a historic championship, as Taylor County became the first school in the state to win 11 state titles in girls basketball. In the boys 1A public school game, Calhoun County edged Greenville 84-82 on a DaJohn Williams game winning hoop with two seconds to play.

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