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,

Class AA boys: Seminole County 76, Crawford County 71

8:24 pm Mar. 6, 2015

Macon – With University of Georgia coach Mark Fox watching, Seminole County junior Jordan Harris showed that he’s ready for the next level.

The  Bulldog commitment took over the game down the stretch and was  instrumental in helping the Indians beat Crawford County 76-71 in the Class AA boys championship game at the Macon Coliseum.

Harris scored 41 points, just three shy of his season high set in the quarterfinals against Manchester.

Class AA girls: Wesleyan 45, Holy Innocents’ 31

6:24 pm Mar. 6, 2015

Wesleyan’s hiatus from the throne of girls basketball in Georgia was a short one.

The Wolves, who lost in the final to Kendrick last season, avenged three earlier losses to Holy Innocents’ with a 45-31 victory over the Golden Bears in the Class AA championship game Friday at the Macon Coliseum.

The victory gave Wesleyan (25-7) its 11th state championship in 14 years, tying the state record for girls basketball titles set

Class AA semifinal results

6:13 pm Feb. 27, 2015

Seminole County 59, Vidalia 56: Jordan Harris scored 22 points and made 7-of-8 free throws in the final three minutes to lift the Indians to the Class AA state title game.

Second-ranked Seminole County (27-3) will face Crawford County on March 6 in Macon.

Harris was unshakeable at the line, making seven straight as Seminole County scrapped to fend off a late rally by Vidalia. But the one free throw he missed

Wesleyan girls 60, Lovett 39

5:17 pm Feb. 27, 2015

For the 12th consecutive year, the Wesleyan girls will have the opportunity to play for a state championship, as the Lady Wolves defeated Region 6-AA rival Lovett, 60-39, in Friday’s Class AA semifinal matchup in Columbus.

They’ll face another region nemesis, Holy Innocents’, in the state championship game on March 6 in Macon.

Friday’s win was the fourth of the season over Lovett for the Lady Wolves, who swept the two regular season games

Vidalia, Greene County earn No. 1 seeds; Unbeatens abound in AA

9:03 am Feb. 7, 2015

Vidalia looks like the team to beat in next week’s Region 2-AA boys tournament. Since falling 80-51 to Bryan County in early January, the Indians have won 11 straight. Perhaps none of those were sweeter, or as anticipated, as Friday night’s revenge win over the Redskins. Jordan Black scored 24 and Will Chambliss had 22 to lead Vidalia to a 69-55 win that clinched the top seed for the region

Boys title on the line in 2-AA; Girls region-by-region preview

8:04 am Feb. 5, 2015

In terms of caliber of the teams and the stakes, the biggest Class AA game of the regular season’s final weekend is the Bryan County boys at No. 5 Vidalia. On the line is the Region 2-AA regular season title, which Vidalia won last year as part of an unbeaten run that ended in the state semifinals. Bryan County won the first meeting this season, 80-51 on Jan. 9, but

AA boys region primer: Favorites, threats and darkhorses

11:15 am Feb. 3, 2015

With one week left in the regular season, let’s shift a little from our regular format and put a little more focus on the upcoming region tournaments, starting with the boys’ side today and then the girls on Thursday.

This week’s schedules for the top 10 and last week’s top individual performances are also listed below.

Region 1

Team to beat: Seminole County. The Indians, who are 10-0 in region play, can clinch