Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

GHSA investigates eligibility of Grayson football star

10:14 am Mar. 23, 2017

The Georgia High School Association is investigating the eligibility of a star football player on Grayson’s state-championship football team.

Kurt Taylor, a running back who has signed with Michigan, transferred to Grayson for his senior season

Week 5 lacrosse rankings

1:26 pm Mar. 22, 2017

In Class 6A-7A, top-ranked Lambert’s 8-1 start to the season encases a 7-0 record against instate opponents.  The Longhorns’ perfect 7-0 start boasts a whopping 17.1 goals per game average and an average margin of victory of 13.4 goals per game. Lambert’s most recent victory came in a 17-3 blowout against Walton on Saturday. Lambert is listed as the No. 3 team in USLacrosse Magazine’s South Top 10. The only

Tuesday Spring Scores

10:27 pm Mar. 21, 2017

High School Spring Scores



Americus-Sumter 13, Westover 4

Appling County 10, Tattnall County 9

Armuchee 6, Coosa 0

Bacon County 7, Toombs County 5

Baconton Charter 14, Terrell County 3

Bleckley County 17, Southwest 2

Bremen 11, Sonoraville 10

Burke County 5, Baldwin 2

Calvary Day 3, Portal 1

Cartersville 4, Cedartown 3

Chamblee 13, Berkmar 3

Chattooga 13, Gordon Central 3

Clinch County 5, Charlton County 4

Crawford County 12, Dooly County 0

Cross Creek 7, Thomson 3

Dalton 16, Osborne 0

East Laurens 7, Dublin

Six Georgia baseball teams ranked in MaxPreps’ top 25 nationally

2:37 pm Mar. 21, 2017

There’s more proof that Georgia is as much a baseball state as anything else in sports.

Six Georgia baseball teams are ranked are ranked among the top 25 nationally of MaxPreps’ computer rankings.

Here is the list:

5. Allatoona
7. Blessed Trinity
11. North Gwinnett
16. Cartersville
23. Parkview
24. Walton

Here’s a brief look at each.

No. 5 Allatoona is 13-2 with wins over Parkview and the No. 1-ranked Class AAAAA team, Starr’s Mill. Senior center fielder/pitcher Kyle

Week 5 boys soccer rankings

1:04 pm Mar. 21, 2017

For three weeks now, Peachtree Ridge remains the team to beat in the 7A classification. Berkmar took over the No. 2 spot as Etowah fell to third. Parkview made a jump into the fourth spot after being ranked fifth last week. Norcross fell one spot from No. 4 to remain in the top 5. Marietta took a tumble from No. 7 to No. 10 and Brookwood moved from No. 9

Week 5 girls soccer rankings

1:01 pm Mar. 21, 2017

Two losses for South Forsyth dropped them out of the No. 1 spot which made is possible for previous No. 2, Peachtree Ridge, to take over the top spot in the state’s largest classification.  Peachtree Ridge is fresh off 2-1 wins over Mill Creek and Duluth. South Forsyth fell to No. 3 as Collins Hill moved up to second. Lassiter fell one spot to No. 4. Previously ranked seventh, Archer

Top performances in the state thus far

9:41 am Mar. 21, 2017


Today we begin our coverage of track and field, another sport in which Georgia high school athletes are among the best in the nation. On Tuesdays, we’ll look at some of the best performances of the previous weekend, while on Thursdays we’ll peek ahead at some of the top meets of the weekend.

Here’s a look at the top performances in the state thus far in the 16 events scored by