Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Best girls golfers: List starts with Yang

10:45 am Mar. 24, 2017

After going through a dry stretch, these have been rich days for girls golf in Georgia. Since Mariah Stackhouse came around in 2007, the state has seen the likes of high-profile players like Rachel Dai,

DeKalb All-Star Game is Thursday

10:31 am Mar. 20, 2017

Some of the top senior basketball players from DeKalb County will meet in the annual All-Start Game on Thursday at Miller Grove. The girls game begins at 4 p.m., with the boys to follow at

Class AAAAAAA boys: Tift County 55, Norcross 52

10:24 pm Mar. 11, 2017

There are few places Tift County’s Micah Johnson would rather be than at the free throw line. He showed why again on Saturday and came away with his second state championship.

The senior guard, a member

Class AA boys: South Atlanta 68, Swainsboro 33

6:19 pm Mar. 11, 2017

As the clock was winding down on the Class AA championship game, South Atlanta coach Mike Reddick went  over to the bench and spoke to his seniors.

“He said, ‘Thank you. Thank you for the championship,’” senior Devonta

Class AAAA boys: Upson-Lee 53, St. Pius 48

10:41 pm Mar. 10, 2017

Upson-Lee made its first championship a memorable one.

The No. 1-ranked Knights not only outlasted No. 7 St. Pius at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion, they finished the season as the only unbeaten team in Georgia. Upson-Lee

Class AAAAAA boys: Hughes 73, Brunswick 52

10:09 pm Mar. 9, 2017

ATHENS – For three quarters the Hughes boys would make a run, only to have Brunswick find an answer. But when the Panthers opened the final period with an 11-0 run, there was nothing to

Class AAA boys: Pace Academy 54, Morgan County 46

6:28 pm Mar. 9, 2017

ATHENS – Pace Academy senior Wendell Carter II got a call from his future college coach last week and given one simple instruction: Get yourself another championship ring.

Carter, who has signed with Duke, followed the

Buford boys, girls: Early Favorites for 2018?

2:46 pm Mar. 9, 2017

The Buford boys and girls rolled through Class AAAAA this season and each won the state championship. That’s only happened 17 other times since they started playing basketball.

And when the preseason polls come out next