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

DeKalb All-Star Game is Thursday

10:31 am Mar. 20, 2017

Some of the top senior basketball players from DeKalb County will meet in the annual All-Start Game on Thursday at Miller Grove. The girls game begins at 4 p.m., with the boys to follow at

Class AAAAAA boys: Hughes 73, Brunswick 52

10:09 pm Mar. 9, 2017

ATHENS – For three quarters the Hughes boys would make a run, only to have Brunswick find an answer. But when the Panthers opened the final period with an 11-0 run, there was nothing to

Class AAAAAA girls final: Mays 52, Harrison 51

9:04 pm Mar. 9, 2017

The Mays girls basketball team that started the season 5-7 and spent most of the season outside the top 10 completed the ultimate comeback on Thursday.

Kamiyah Street scored 26 points and the Raiders held on

Class AAAAAA Results from Fort Valley State

5:00 pm Mar. 4, 2017

The matchups for the Class AAAAAA finals are set. Harrison will take on Mays in the girls final, Thursday at 6 p.m., at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, while Brunswick will face Langston Hughes in the boys final at 8 p.m.

Girls Game 2: Mays 50, Lovejoy 42
After a comeback/collapse reminiscent of the Patriots and Falcons in the Super Bowl, Mays senior Kamiyah Street stared down the Lovejoy stands and pointed to

Class AAAAAA girls: Harrison 73, Douglas County 63

11:03 pm Feb. 28, 2017

By the time Douglas County girls basketball coach Chet Forsh called his first timeout Tuesday night, he had seen his team turn the ball over on three of its first four possessions and watched Harrison’s