Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Georgia quarterbacks Lawrence, Jones to draw ESPN cameras in August

4:13 pm Jun. 28, 2017

Trevor Lawrence of Cartersville and Emory Jones of Heard County are two of Georgia’s most highly rated high school quarterbacks. ESPN will be coming to Cartersville on Aug. 26 to televise their games.

Heard County will play Saraland of Alabama at 3:30 p.m. (televised by ESPNU), and Cartersville will play Bertram Trail of Florida at 7:30 p.m. (televised by ESPN 2).

The telecasts are part of the seven-game GEICO ESPN High School

Final baseball rankings

4:46 pm Jun. 6, 2017

By Craig Sager Jr.

In Class 7A, Etowah finishes at No. 1 after winning the program’s first state title. The Eagles came out of Region 5 battle tested and entered the playoffs as the No. 4 seed. State runner-up Woodstock was the No. 3 seed out of Region 5 and its No. 2 ranking to close the season is its highest. North Gwinnett entered the playoffs No. 1, but finishes the

Baseball Class AAAAAA Championship: Lee County vs. Pope recap

5:49 pm May. 26, 2017


Game 2

Pope 5, Lee County 1

Pope (34-6) won their third state baseball title Monday afternoon with a two-game sweep of Lee County (28-14) at State Mutual Stadium in Rome. Loading the bases in the bottom of the second, the Greyhounds scored two on a walk and an error before Lee County put up one in the fourth. Pope scored three in the bottom of the fourth on a sacrifice