Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Chip Walker excited about challenge at Newnan

3:47 pm Apr. 28, 2017

As the crow flies, just 16 miles separate Chip Walker and his new position as the head football coach of Newnan High School.

Walker, who took the job in February, leaves a Sandy Creek program where

Baseball playoff scores and schedules

12:30 pm Apr. 26, 2017


Baseball playoff brackets

R6 #2 Mill Creek 6-8 R8 #3, South Gwinnett 0-2

R4 #1 Walton 10-13, R2 #4 Westlake 0, 1

R3 #2 North Paulding 10-8, R1 #3 Lowndes 1-1

R5 #1 Lambert 5 ,6, R7 #4 Lakeside-DeKalb 0-0

R6 #3 Mountain View 1-4-5, R8 #2 Archer 2-1-4

R4 #4 Etowah 5-4-5, R2 #1 East Coweta 3-15-2

R1 #2 Camden County 2-2-8, R3 #3 North Cobb 4-1-7

R7 #1 Brookwood 3-3, R5 #4 Milton 2-1

R4 #3 Woodstock

New Kell coach Brett Sloan: ‘We will force the tempo’

10:48 am Apr. 26, 2017

Brett Sloan will take over as Kell’s head football coach after former coach Derek Cook resigned in March to pursue an administrative position.

Sloan spent the last two seasons as Walton’s assistant offensive coordinator and quarterbacks

Region championships complete, sectionals next

12:59 am Apr. 26, 2017

Here’s a look at all the region championship meets completed last weekend. The state sectionals are on deck this weekend.

Region 4AAAAAA
Boys Champion:  Stephenson | Girls Champion: Martin Luther King
Top performers:  (Boys) Joshua Vann, Tucker, Long jump (23-feet, 6 ½- inches); (Girls) Shatara Johnson, Charles Drew, Long jump (20-9); Antonia Frazier, Tucker, Long jump (19-3 ¼).

Region 4AAAAA
Boys Champion: Union Grove | Girls Champion:  Stockbridge
Top performers:  (Boys) Jonathan Respress, Eagle’s

Hunnicutt at home in the Grayson community

1:14 pm Apr. 23, 2017

Christian Hunnicutt is excited to return to Grayson and Gwinnett County to fill the head football coaching vacancy left by Jeff Herron, who moved to T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, S.C.

Herron, who only spent

Another title for Cedar Grove; Region champs, sectional qualifiers

9:33 am Apr. 19, 2017

Individual and team region results are starting to trickle in as athletes battle for region titles and a berth in state sectional meets in two weeks.

Big year continues for Cedar Grove
The Saints won their first state title in football last December when they took out Greater Atlanta Christian, 30-19 at the Georgia Dome. The good news continued for Cedar Grove this week as the Saints boys knocked off favorite Westminster

Centennial’s new coach ready to lead the Knights

4:12 pm Apr. 18, 2017

Michael Perry, a 2002 Gainesville graduate, interviewed for the head football coaching job at Centennial two years ago, but the administrators decided to go with Lenny Gregory’s experience. Now, it’s Perry’s turn.

Perry, a former assistant

First region meets of the season plus McEachern Invite highlight weekend

9:49 am Apr. 14, 2017

Here’s a look at the top meets of the weekend:

Region 7AAAAA Meet (Friday and Monday). Rome will host the state’s first region meet of the season. Region 7AAAAA features perineal power Carrollton, along with Cass, East Paulding, Hiram, Kell, Paulding County, Villa Rica, Woodland and host Rome. The prelims will take place today with finals coming on Monday. The Carrollton and Rome boys will compete for the team title while

If the state meets were held today …

8:59 am Apr. 12, 2017

As the season hits full stride here’s a look at how the state championship meets would look, based on the current times and distances of each teams’ individual performers and relays (Courtesy GAMilesplit).

Boys:  1. Westlake; 2. Archer; 3. Parkview; 4. South Gwinnett; 5. Newton
Girls:  1. Westlake; 2. Brookwood; 3. Marietta; 4. Campbell; 5. McEachern

Boys: 1. Alexander; 2. Bradwell Institute; 3. Allatoona; 4. Heritage; 5. Richmond Hill
Girls: 1. Pope;