Champions crowned in Fayette, Paulding and Cherokee Counties

2:42 pm Mar. 30, 2015

Starr’s Mill sweeps Fayette County championships
The Starr’s Mill girls and boys teams are the best in Fayette County, after sweeping the championship meet. The boys team edged rival McIntosh, 186-180, with Whitewater finishing third with 176 points. The Panther girls claimed the title with 196 points, Fayette County was second with 178 and McIntosh placed third with 118.

The Starr’s Mill girls were paced by Alexis Farley, who won the 100-meter

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 AAAA boys: Jonesboro 55, Carrollton 50

11:27 pm Mar. 5, 2015

MACON  — The Jonesboro boys won their second straight Class AAAA Boys championship on Thursday but it didn’t come easy.

The No. 1-ranked Cardinals were pushed to the limit by Carrollton, but managed to prevail 55-50 thanks to some clutch performances at the end by sophomore James Walker and senior Tracy Hector Jr.

Walker scored 21 points, including eight in the final two minutes. The wing was 6-for-6 at the line and

Class AAAA girls: Buford 35, Carrollton 34

9:31 pm Mar. 5, 2015

MACON – Buford star Camille Anderson struggled much of the night in the Class AAAA girls basketball championship Thursday at the Macon Coliseum, dealing with foul trouble and the after-effects of a knee injury she suffered in a semifinal victory against Fayette County last weekend.

But Anderson hit the biggest shot of the night for the top-ranked Wolves (30-3), a 3-pointer with 2:38 to play that gave her team its first

Class AAAA boys: Carrollton 48, Cairo 45

9:46 pm Feb. 28, 2015

Desmond Webb’s free throw with 16.4 seconds remaining broke a 45-45 tie, and Cooper Criswell made two more with 6.5 seconds left to give Carrollton a 48-45 victory over Cairo in the Class AAAA boys basketball semifinals Saturday at West Georgia. Masten’s 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer gave Cairo a lead, 20-19, that it did not surrender until the final two minutes of the game. Masten finished with four 3-pointers

Class AAAA Boys: Jonesboro 67, St. Pius 57

1:27 am Feb. 22, 2015

“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is one of the oldest idioms in existence.  Jonesboro head coach Dan Maehlman knows it is also one of the truest, after his team gutted out a 67-57 win over St. Pius in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs Saturday night.

Never one to hold his tongue or mince his words, Maehlman did not hold back his true feelings about the

Class AAAA: Region 5

12:50 pm Feb. 8, 2015

BOYS

Wednesday

At Woodward Academy

#4 Fayette County 59, #5 Whitewater 37

#3 Woodward Academy 81, vs. #6 Troup County 67

Friday

#3 Woodward Academy 50, #2 Sandy Creek 44 (OT)

#1 Carrollton 73, #4 Fayette County 56

Saturday

Consolation: #2 Sandy Creek 81, #4 Fayette County 60

Championship: #1 Carrollton 82, #3 Woodward Academy 34

GIRLS

Tuesday

#4 Woodward Academy 58, #5 Troup Co. 41

#3 Fayette County 58, #5 Sandy Creek 29

Thursday

At Carrollton

#3 Fayette County 51, #2 Whitewater 40

#1 Carrollton 68, #4 Woodward Academy 54

Saturday

At Carrollton

Consolation: #4 Woodward Academy 67, #2 Whitewater

UGA commitment having big junior season

2:42 pm Jan. 13, 2015

Bainbridge’s Tyree Crump, a 6-3 junior combo guard who is committed to Georgia, is having a big junior year.

Crump is averaging 25.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.6 steals per game. He set the school’s single-game scoring mark with a 55-point explosion in an overtime win over Worth County in December. He made 19 of 31 attempts to break the former single-game record held by LaRay Davis, who scored