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Bragging rights on the line at county meets this weekend

3:34 pm Mar. 24, 2017

This weekend five school systems and the major private schools in metro Atlanta will host their championship meets. These contests are strictly for bragging rights and do not impact the region, sectional or state meets. However, look for some strong performances as community pride is a big motivator.

Here’s a look at each meet:

Atlanta Public Schools Championships (Atlanta Track Classic)
When: March 25 and 28
Where: Lakewood Stadium, Atlanta
Teams to watch: Grady boys,

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 AAAAAAA boys: Tift County 55, Norcross 52

10:24 pm Mar. 11, 2017

There are few places Tift County’s Micah Johnson would rather be than at the free throw line. He showed why again on Saturday and came away with his second state championship.

The senior guard, a member

Class AAAAAAA girls: McEachern 75, Norcross 68

8:27 pm Mar. 11, 2017

Nothing was going to stop the McEachern Lady Indians from accomplishing a historic feat on Friday night at Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion. Not season-ending injuries to key players and not even the only Peach State

Collins Hill girls 57, Lambert 46

8:55 pm Feb. 28, 2017

The Collins Hill Lady Eagles are two wins away from their first state title in a decade. Taking advantage of their athleticism with an effective full-court press and transition game, they overcame foul trouble and

Class AAAAAAA Girls Region Tournament Results

10:07 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

At Lowndes

Tuesday

#4 Lowndes 61, #3 Camden County 53

Thursday

#4 Lowndes 66, #2 Tift County 65

Friday

Championship: #1 Colquitt County 76, #4 Lowndes 52

Region 2

At Wheeler

Monday

#5 Campbell 41,#4 Newnan 28

#3 Wheeler 66, #6 East Coweta 29

Thursday

#1 Westlake  58, #5 Campbell 34

#2 Pebblebrook 48, #3 Wheeler 36

Saturday

3rd/4th playoff: #3 Wheeler 54, #5 Campbell 47

Championship: #1 Westlake 53, #2 Pebblebrook 46

Region 3

At North Paulding

Tuesday

#5 North Cobb 45, #4 North Paulding 32

#3 Hillgrove 36, #6

Class AAAAAAA Boys Region Tournament Results

9:54 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

At Lowndes

Tuesday

#3 Colquitt County 50, #4 Camden County 38

Thursday

#3 Colquitt County 76, #2 Lowndes 55

Friday

Championship: #1 Tift County 64, #3 Colquitt County 47

Region 2

At Wheeler

Tuesday

#4 Campbell 75, #5 East Coweta 74 (OT)

#3 Wheeler 68, #6 Newnan 42

Friday

#1 Westlake 65, #4 Campbell 60

#2 Pebblebrook 60, #3 Wheeler 59

Saturday

3rd/4th playoff:  #3 Wheeler 78, #4 Campbell 43

Championship: #2 Pebblebrook 87, #1 Westlake 83 (OT)

Region 3

At North Paulding

Wednesday

#4 Kennesaw Mountain 62. #5 North Cobb