Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

DeKalb All-Star Game is Thursday

10:31 am Mar. 20, 2017

Some of the top senior basketball players from DeKalb County will meet in the annual All-Start Game on Thursday at Miller Grove. The girls game begins at 4 p.m., with the boys to follow at

Greenforest, Wilkinson County boys; Wesleyan, Pelham girls are state champs

2:36 am Mar. 17, 2017

Hail to the champs! Here is a look at the state champs as the book is now closed on the 2016-2017 season:


Private Champion: Greenforest Christian (27-5)

How the title was won:  Greenforest went on a 10-1 run in the last two minutes of the first half to blow open a close game against Southwest Atlanta Christian, and eventually route the Warriors 81-57. Senior Justin Forrest led all scorers with 36 points.


Hoops season recap

11:17 am Mar. 15, 2017

The Class AA basketball season ended on Saturday at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion, with South Atlanta crowned as boys champion and Laney taking home the girls title. It was the second state championship in program

Upson-Lee’s perfection, Wyatt’s performance capstone 2016-17 season

1:52 pm Mar. 13, 2017

It was a basketball season landscaped by brand new classifications, rekindled rivalries, first-time meetings, and the expected parity that comes with an ultra-talented and highly-competitive basketball state. For four-months, buzzer-beaters, heartbreaking losses and surprising finishes packed the ebbs and flow into 2016-17 season. The Upson-Lee boys, however, were on a journey of their own. After suffering a first-round loss to end the 2015-16 season, the Knights were dialed in to make