Weather cancellations move four quarterfinal games to today

3:03 pm Feb. 26, 2015

Inclement weather this week has resulted in four quarterfinals games being delayed until today.  Weather permitting, the semifinals should be played as schedule on Saturday at various sites, with the championship games set for March 5 and March 7 in Macon.

The only true Cinderella left in the field appears to be the Terrell County girls (19-9), a No. 12 seed on the public school side.  The Greenwave from Dawson, located 30 minutes

First round nuggets: Taylor County, SACA girls roll; Savannah Country Day-Calvary Day to meet for third time

1:34 am Feb. 22, 2015

Taylor County, the top seed on the public school side, kept its dream of a perfect season alive with a 57-30 win over No. 16 Greenville, Friday night. Taylor County had already defeated Greenville by an average margin of 34 points in three previous meetings this season, and didn’t give the Patriots reason to be hopeful of an upset by jumping out to a 35-13 lead at the half. The

First round of the state playoffs takes place this weekend, weather permitting

1:04 pm Feb. 20, 2015

Here are the first round match ups for the state playoffs, which will be held today and Saturday.

The public semifinals, both girls and boys, will be held Feb. 28 at Armstrong State University in Savannah. The finals will be held March 5 in Macon – 3 p.m. for the girls, 4:45 p.m. for the boys.

The private semifinals will be held Feb. 28 at Kennesaw State University. The finals will be

Commerce girls dramatic ride to first tourney title since 1989

12:10 pm Feb. 18, 2015

Later today the Georgia High School Association Wildcard Selection Committee (yes, that’s a thing!) will meet to set up the playoff pairings, based on region tournament champions and GHSA/MaxPreps Power Ratings.

Schools have until noon today (Wednesday) to appeal their power rating. The committee will review all appeals, make rulings and then move forward with setting up the playoff brackets, which should become official by this afternoon.

Here are the final power

Last power ratings of the regular season; Non-football signees

2:04 pm Feb. 4, 2015

With the regular season concluding this weekend, and the region tournaments starting up next week, the St. Francis boys have reclaimed the lead over Athens Christian for the No. 1 spot in the Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps Private School Power Ratings. Calhoun County has extended its lead over Greenville for the top spot in the public school ratings.

On the girls side, St. Francis maintained a firm grip on the No.

Athens Christian boys overtake St. Francis for No. 1 in private power ratings; St. Francis girls still No. 1 but SCD jumps SACA for No. 2

1:01 pm Jan. 28, 2015

With less than two weeks to go in the regular season, the Athens Christian boys have leapfrogged St. Francis and vaulted back into the No. 1 spot in the Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps power ratings for this week. Calhoun holds on to the No. 1 public school spot.

On the girls side, St. Francis continues to hold the No. 1 spot in the private school power ratings while Savannah Country Day

Landmark-Greenforest boys, St. Francis-Osborne girls headline weekend slate

4:01 pm Jan. 22, 2015

No. 6 Landmark Christian (16-3, 8-1 in Region 5) at No. 3 Greenforest Christian (17-1, 8-0), Friday.  Both teams are in the top half of the Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps Class A power ratings. The winning team should get a significant boost and will have the inside track to be the top-seeded team in the region tournament.  Greenforest’s only loss of the season was to Class AAAAAA Pebblebrook, perhaps the

St. Francis boys, Claxton girls jump into No. 1 spots in the power ratings

4:41 pm Jan. 21, 2015

The St. Francis boys have overtaken Athens Christian for the top spot in latest Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps private school power ratings. The Knights were bolstered by a 68-63 win over Region 6 rival Whitefield Academy last Friday.  Calhoun County held on to the No. 1 spot in the public school power ratings.

On the girls side, St. Francis held on to the top spot in the private school power ratings,

Power Ratings have Athens Christian, Calhoun County boys and St. Francis, Taylor County girls on top

6:09 pm Jan. 13, 2015

The Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps power ratings are out. As is the case with most sports in Class A, the top 16 public and private schools will advance to the state playoffs in March.

The formula for determining a school’s power rating is five points (5) for each win plus 100 percent of the opponent’s wins, and no points (0) for a loss plus 33 percent of the opponent’s wins. So