Candace Hill of Rockdale County was named on Thursday the Gatorade national girls track and field athlete of the year.
Hill, a 5-foot-8 rising junior, became the first high school girl to break the 11-second barrier in the 100-meter dash, clocking a time of 10.98 at last week’s Brooks PR meet. The record-setting performance makes her the world’s fastest junior (under age 20) in the event and she ranked No. 10 worldwide among …
Standout performances by these athletes led to individual and team success during the 2014-2015 school year:
Daz Cameron, Eagle’s Landing Christian: The senior center fielder batted .455 with eight home runs and 10 doubles in 77 at-bats for a team that finished 20-5. Cameron’s on-base percentage was .569, and he stole 17 bases. Cameron has signed to play baseball at Florida State University. He is a projected first-round pick in the …
Lambert has become the first Georgia high school outside of Cobb or Gwinnett County to win the Regions Directors Cup in the highest classification, using three state championships and two runner-up finishes to capture the top spot in Class AAAAAA in the all-sports competition for the 2014-15 school year.
Lambert, a 6-year-old school in Forsyth County, won state championships in girls swimming and boys and girls golf and was runner-up in …
T&F Postscript: SWD’s Cobb inducted into GACA HOF; 2014-15 Athletes of the Year coming Sunday; Time to leave Albany
School is out and track and field, along with the other spring sports, is done. But here are a couple of items before we break for the summer.
Southwest DeKalb’s Cobb inducted into GACA HOF
Legendary high school and college track and field coach Napoleon Cobb was inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame, during a ceremony at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton last week. …
By Score Atlanta
Seven state champions were crowned during the GHSA’s baseball tournaments, but not every title winning team took the same route. Parkview dominated its way to a 34-2 record, its sixth championship and a No. 1 national ranking according to MaxPreps, but the Class AAAAAA power had to overcome some early bumps in the road. The Panthers lost their first game of the season to Lassiter, 4-3 in eight innings …
Tuesday, May 27, 2015
(R7 #2) Greenbrier 5, (R8 #1) Gainesville 2 (Game three)
Saturday, May 23, 2015
(R8 #1) Parkview 3-8, (R5 #1) Walton 0-1
(R8 #1) Buford 5-3, (R5 #1) Whitewater 0-1
(R4 #1) Blessed Trinity 3-6, (R8 #2) Jefferson 0-4
(R6 #1) Wesleyan 6, (R7 #1) Darlington 4
Monday, May 25, 2015
(R8 #1) Gainesville 6-3, (R7 #2) Greenbrier …
Wesleyan closed out its sweep of Darlington in the Class AA state championship with an 11-5 Game 2 victory Monday. The host Wolves led 3-0 after the top of the 1st inning, but Darlington cut it to 3-1 with a solo home run by Jay Shadday. Darlington scored on a bases loaded walk to cut it to 3-2, but slugger Carter Hall kept Wesleyan in front with two solo home …
Wesleyan is one victory from its fourth state championship in baseball as the year in high school sports nears the end Monday.
By Score Atlanta
Buford completed its sweep of the Class AAAA baseball state championship with a 3-1 Game 2 victory over host Whitewater. In Game 1, the Wolves used a 5-0 win to record their sixth shutout of this postseason, which includes all five Game 1’s and Jake Higginbotham’s no-hitter against Perry in Game 2 of the second round. Higginbotham, a Clemson-signee, dominated for five scoreless innings in the series opener, …