Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Top performances in the state thus far

9:41 am Mar. 21, 2017


Today we begin our coverage of track and field, another sport in which Georgia high school athletes are among the best in the nation. On Tuesdays, we’ll look at some of the best performances of the previous weekend, while on Thursdays we’ll peek ahead at some of the top meets of the weekend.

Here’s a look at the top performances in the state thus far in the 16 events scored by

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

Class AA boys: South Atlanta 68, Swainsboro 33

6:19 pm Mar. 11, 2017

As the clock was winding down on the Class AA championship game, South Atlanta coach Mike Reddick went  over to the bench and spoke to his seniors.

“He said, ‘Thank you. Thank you for the championship,’” senior Devonta

Class AA girls: Laney 85, Rabun County 76

4:34 pm Mar. 11, 2017

For the second time in three seasons, the Laney Lady Wildcats can call themselves state champions after defeating the Rabun County Lady Wildcats 85-76 in the Class AA title game on Saturday at Georgia Tech’s

Title game previews

2:31 pm Mar. 8, 2017

On Saturday, the Class AA state basketball championships will be played at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion. The Rabun County girls and Laney tip off at 2 p.m. and the Swainsboro boys take on South Atlanta

Season a ‘blessing’ for Swainsboro

9:15 am Mar. 7, 2017

At 4 p.m. on Saturday at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion, the unranked Swainsboro Tigers will play South Atlanta — a team that’s been ranked No. 1 all season — for the Class AA boys basketball championship. For any

Semifinals rundown; predictions review

2:33 pm Mar. 5, 2017

The semifinals of the Class AA playoffs for both the boys and girls took place on Saturday at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville. On the girls side, top-ranked Laney beat No. 2 Model and

Playoffs rundown: Quarterfinals

12:22 pm Mar. 2, 2017

The quarterfinals of the Class AA playoffs is in the books on both the boys and girls sides. The Final Four is as follows: for the girls — Laney, Model, Rabun County and Bleckley County; for