Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Gainesville boys team finally rolling after 3-6 start

2:30 pm Jan. 9, 2018

The Gainesville boys basketball team, which went 28-2 last season and lost to eventual state champion Hughes by three points in the quarterfinals, finally has things rolling again.

The Red Elephants started the season 0-4 and

How the boys, girls teams stand as new year begins

9:00 am Jan. 5, 2018

With the holiday tournaments behind them and the school break complete, Class AAAAAA basketball teams have turned their attention this week to the heart of the schedule.

No team, boys or girls, made it to the

Top girls, boys players to watch this season

9:00 am Dec. 29, 2017

The University of Connecticut has reached into Georgia and signed one of the state’s premier girls basketball players for the second consecutive season.

Last year, it was Mikayla Coombs, who was named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s all-classification

Region 1 still rules in Class AAAAAA

12:57 pm Dec. 18, 2017

The Region 1 reign over Class AAAAAA continues for another year.

Lee County became the third team from the region in four years to win the championship in the second-largest classification when it beat Coffee, another

Coffee vs. Lee County: By the numbers

9:00 am Dec. 13, 2017

Region 1-AAAAAA rivals Coffee and Lee County will try again to settle the Class AAAAAA football championship when they meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lee County’s Trojan Field.

The teams originally were scheduled to play

Lee County, Coffee advance to all-Region 1 final

9:00 am Dec. 2, 2017

It will be an all-Region 1 final next weekend when Coffee takes on Lee County in the Class AAAAAAA championship game at 8 p.m. Friday in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Coffee, the only No. 2 seed remaining in