Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

More weekend hoops events on tap

10:00 am Dec. 14, 2017

There are a half-dozen basketball events scheduled around the state this weekend giving a broad menu for people looking to see numerous games in one day.

At Pope, the Southeast Basketball Academy Hoop Festival has five scheduled games featuring more than 45 college prospects. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students for all five games. Children under age 6 get in free.

The event, which started out at

Jordan’s Newman the fourth coach to leave job in Columbus

7:20 am Dec. 8, 2017

Jordan’s Justin Newman has resigned, bringing to four the number of head-coaching changes among Columbus public schools this offseason.

Newnan, who confirmed his departure to the Columbus Ledger-Inquirer on Thursday, was 2-18 in two seasons, 2-8

AA in brief: the calm before the storm

10:38 am Dec. 5, 2017

We’re just days away from the conclusion of the Class AA football season, which will end on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium when the Rabun County Wildcats and Hapeville Charter Hornets take the field in the

All-region teams: Thomasville sweeps top honors in 1-AA

7:20 am Dec. 5, 2017

Here is the all-region team for 1-AA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Player of the year: QB J.T Rice, Thomasville, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: RB Benjamin Trey Tillman III, Thomasville, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: DB Karey Lee, Thomasville,