Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Weekend picks: Always a battle in DeKalb

5:26 am Jan. 5, 2018

There’s never a bad night for basketball in Region 5, the toughest league in Class AAAAA, and the first weekend of the new year is no exception.

On the boys side, the league features Columbia, Lithonia,

Five boys, five girls to watch this season

12:46 pm Dec. 28, 2017

It didn’t take long for two of the top players in Class AAAAA to find a home. Nelson Phillips of Warner Robins and Kavonte Ivery of Stockbridge have already signed with Georgia State.

Phillips is a

Best and worst of 2017 football season

5:40 am Dec. 12, 2017

The state champion for Class AAAAA won’t be determined until Friday, when No. 1 Rome travels to play at No. 4 Warner Robins. The two undefeated teams had their showdown delayed a week by the winter weather and didn’t get a chance to play at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

While the championship hasn’t been decided, we can take a look at the best and worst of the 2017 football season. For some

Championship insight from another state contender

5:26 am Dec. 5, 2017

The Class AAAAA championship game on Friday will feature No. 1 Rome against No. 4 Warner Robins. It doesn’t get much better than having two undefeated teams meet to determine a state championship. A pair