Region recap: Maynard Jackson boys pull shocker

9:24 am Feb. 12, 2016

A look at the matchups for the regional semifinals shows very few surprises. In most cases the top four or five teams in the region have earned a place in the state tournament.

One exception is in Region 4-AAA, where the Jackson boys are in the state playoffs after their 53-48 win over No. 5-ranked Westminster. The Jaguars (14-11) had lost to Westminster by eight points during the regular season and

Morgan County girls ready to chase title

9:56 pm Feb. 9, 2016

Four years ago the Morgan County girls basketball program didn’t have enough players to field a junior varsity squad. The Bulldogs had graduated 15 players from a 28-2 team and there weren’t enough bodies to fill two teams.

So the Bulldogs took girls who might ordinarily have been on the JV and put them on the varsity squad. Together they persevered and learned and got better. Today, many of those girls

GHSA Class AAA girls basketball region tournament schedule/results

10:00 am Feb. 8, 2016

GHSA Class AAA girls basketball region tournament schedule/results:

Region 1

Tuesday

At Brantley County

#4B Islands 58, #5A Appling County 31

#3A Brantley County 59, #6B Southeast Bulloch 42

At Savannah

#5B Jenkins 45, #4A Pierce County 40

#3B Savannah 54, #6A Toombs County 46

Thursday

At

GHSA Class AAA boys basketball region tournament schedule/results

10:00 am Feb. 8, 2016

GHSA Class AAA boys basketball region tournament schedule/results:

Region 1

Monday

At Brantley County

#4B Savannah 64, #5A Appling County 33

#3A Brantley County 53, #6B Beach 50

At Islands

#5B Southeast Bulloch 58, #4A Toombs County 41

#3B Islands 69, #6A Pierce County 34

Wednesday

At

Hitting Reset Works for Banks County

9:21 am Feb. 2, 2016

Four years ago Banks County coach Mike Cleveland decided to hit the reset button on the basketball program. After taking over a program that was not in the greatest shape, Cleveland decided to plan for

No. 1 Calhoun boys pursue redemption

7:19 am Jan. 30, 2016

The Calhoun boys are well on their way to getting rid of the sour taste left in the mouth from last year’s early exit from the state playoffs.

The Yellow Jackets improved to 20-0 on Friday

Westminster coach to be honored by Touchdown Club

2:21 pm Jan. 28, 2016

The Touchdown Club of Atlanta on Thursday will honor Westminster head football Coach Gerry Romberg at its annual awards banquet.

Romberg, who has coached at the Atlanta school for more than two decades, will be

21 straight wins for Haralson County girls

7:01 am Jan. 28, 2016

It’s taken only two years for the Haralson County girls to grow accustomed to the fast-paced rat-a-tat style that’s taught by coach Tammy Norred and the results are impressive. The Rebels have opened the season

Balance, defense sparks Hart girls

9:31 am Jan. 26, 2016

Not many teams with a freshman point guard are considered to be legitimate contenders to win a league championship. Hart County may be the exception.

The addition of freshman Torrion Starks has helped solidify the team’s