Miller Grove wins at Dick’s Nationals basketball tournament

9:59 pm Mar. 31, 2016

Miller Grove’s boys basketball team, the Georgia Class AAAAA champion, advanced Thursday in the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals in New York with a 67-65 victory over Findlay Prep of Las Vegas.

Aaron Augustin (see video below) broke a 65-65 tie with a floater in the lane with 12 seconds left. Augustin, an all-state guard, scored only four points but hit the game’s most important basket as the shot clock

West Forsyth’s Staiti, a once-in-a-lifetime talent

10:01 am Mar. 25, 2016

West Forsyth’s Jenna Staiti turned in one of the most remarkable individual performances in recent state tournament history when she scored 51 points against eventual champion McEachern in the 2016 Class AAAAAA basketball semifinals.

In fact,

St. Francis’ Simmons, a big guard who is big time

10:00 am Mar. 25, 2016

St. Francis won 100 games, claimed two state titles and reached four championship games in Kobi Simmons’ four seasons wearing a Knights uniform.

The last run to the Class A private-school championship game, which ended in

Staiti named Gatorade girls player of year

8:41 am Mar. 11, 2016

Jenna Staiti of West Forsyth is the Gatorade Georgia girls basketball player of the year.

Staiti, a 6-foot-5 center who has signed with Maryland, is now a finalist for the Gatorade national player-of-the-year award to be

Coaches still baffled over GHSA rim mistake

2:35 pm Mar. 7, 2016

In the movie “Hoosiers,’’ Hickory High basketball coach Norman Dale (Gene Hackman) walks into the spacious arena where his team is to play the state tournament.

To calm his awe-struck small-town players, he pulls out a