Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Gainesville boys team finally rolling after 3-6 start

2:30 pm Jan. 9, 2018

The Gainesville boys basketball team, which went 28-2 last season and lost to eventual state champion Hughes by three points in the quarterfinals, finally has things rolling again.

The Red Elephants started the season 0-4 and

How the boys, girls teams stand as new year begins

9:00 am Jan. 5, 2018

With the holiday tournaments behind them and the school break complete, Class AAAAAA basketball teams have turned their attention this week to the heart of the schedule.

No team, boys or girls, made it to the

Top girls, boys players to watch this season

9:00 am Dec. 29, 2017

The University of Connecticut has reached into Georgia and signed one of the state’s premier girls basketball players for the second consecutive season.

Last year, it was Mikayla Coombs, who was named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s all-classification

Stephenson teams trek to great white north

11:10 am Dec. 28, 2017

Many basketball teams from Georgia, particularly in and around Atlanta, have gone south to Florida for basketball tournaments and showcase events.

Stephenson’s boys and girls teams went the other direction, both traveling to Wasilla, Alaska,

Lakeview Academy hoping to get a charge from Pitts’ return

10:00 am Dec. 25, 2017

Evan Pitts wasn’t Lakeview Academy’s leading scorer last year, or leading rebounder. But the Lions were certainly glad to get him back last week.

The 6-foot-4 forward, who missed the team’s first several games after breaking his hand playing football, brings scrappiness, which the Lions used in their drive the Class A Private semifinals last season. According to Lakeview coach Todd Cottrell, Pitts drew 47 charges in the Lions’ 31