Westlake Relays spawn top performances; Metro counties crown champions

4:20 am Apr. 6, 2015

Outstanding performances at Westlake Relays
In just six years, the Westlake Relays has become one of the top meets in the southeast. This year’s meet, which took place Saturday, once again produced a number of great performances.

On the girls side, Westlake’s Anriel Howard won the triple jump with a 37-7 ¼ feet, while the Lions’ 400- and 1,600-meter relay teams took first in times of 46.83 seconds and 3 minutes, 53.58

Champions crowned in Fayette, Paulding and Cherokee Counties

2:42 pm Mar. 30, 2015

Starr’s Mill sweeps Fayette County championships
The Starr’s Mill girls and boys teams are the best in Fayette County, after sweeping the championship meet. The boys team edged rival McIntosh, 186-180, with Whitewater finishing third with 176 points. The Panther girls claimed the title with 196 points, Fayette County was second with 178 and McIntosh placed third with 118.

The Starr’s Mill girls were paced by Alexis Farley, who won the 100-meter

County track and field championships up for grabs this weekend through Monday

12:36 pm Mar. 27, 2015

Here is a closer look at some of the county championship meets taking place this weekend.  County championships are for bragging rights only and do not have an impact on region or sectional meets.

Atlanta Public Schools Championships (The Atlanta Track Classic)
When and Where: Saturday and Monday at North Atlanta
Teams to beat: (Girls) Maynard Jackson, Carver, Mays, North Atlanta; (Boys) Grady, Mays, North Atlanta
Girls to watch: Garielle Netter, Jr., Maynard Jackson;

Weekend bests; Roswell Relays top performances; County championships up next

1:09 pm Mar. 24, 2015

Top performances of the weekend
Several athletes turned in stellar performances in various meets last week. For the boys, Whitefield Academy senior Robby Keough took over the top spot in the state in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:18.71 at an invitational hosted by his school this weekend, while McEachern senior hurdler Martice Moore ran the state’s two fastest times thus far this season in the 300 meter hurdles

Track & Field Blog: Roswell Rotary Relays; Clark, Hall off to fast starts; Georgia athletes among nation’s best

10:01 am Mar. 17, 2015

19th Roswell Rotary Relays, Saturday
One of the state’s longest running track meets will again feature some of Georgia’s top athletes, as the Roswell Rotary Relays is scheduled for Saturday, at Roswell High School. Sponsored by the Roswell Rotary Club, the event is now in its 19th year.

Among the current state-leading athletes and relay teams expected to participate in the meet are the Milton boys’ state leading 3,200 meter relay team,

A look at all four final contests

2:11 pm Mar. 4, 2015

Here is a look at all four Class A state championship final games. All four will be played in the Macon Centreplex.

Girls Public Final:  Taylor County vs. Turner County
When:  March 5, 3 p.m.
The skinny:  Taylor County (30-0) is one of only two undefeated teams (Holy Innocents in Class AA) left in the tournament.  The Vikings have a storied basketball history, dating back six decades when Taylor County won five consecutive

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

GIRLS
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