State tennis finalists nearly complete

6:35 am May. 3, 2016

Four girls teams and three boys teams still have a chance to repeat as state tennis champions.

Still in the running among the boys teams are Lakeside Evans, Marist and Westminster. Still having a chance to

Playoff predicitons for state tournaments

1:08 pm May. 2, 2016

Below are playoff predictions for all four state playoff tournaments. First round action begins on Monday, with the semifinals beginning May 10 and the championships being played on May 14.

Class AAAAAA

Boys: Two-time defending champs Roswell

Former Grayson star Robert Nkemdiche was taken as the 29th overall NFL Draft pick to the Arizona Cardinals.
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15 state players taken in NFL Draft

10:16 pm May. 1, 2016

Fifteen former Georgia high school football players were taken in last week’s NFL Draft, according to research by the Georgia High School Football Historians Association.

That’s the lowest total since 2012 and only half the state-record of

Top 2nd-round state tournament matchups | Georgia high school

2:45 pm May. 1, 2016

We’re on to the second round of the boys state soccer tournament. Here are some of the biggest matchups ahead:

AAAAAA

No. 9 Norcross at No. 2 Lakeside, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

No. 8 Duluth at No. 6 Pebblebrook, 7 p.m., Tuesday

AAAAA

No. 3 Dalton at No. 2 Greenbrier, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday

No. 8 Gainesville at No. 1 McIntosh, TBA

AAAA

No. 6 Grady at No. 8 Veterans, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday

No. 9 North Oconee vs. No. 7 Cairo

AAA

No.

Region 6 still dominant in Class AA

2:00 am Apr. 30, 2016

Region 6-AA, which has provided every AA semifinalist since the classification began holding its separate girls soccer tournament in 2011, looks well on its way to extended its impressive streak.

The region’s four playoff representatives –

R1 roundup: Parkview out in walk-off HBP

10:47 pm Apr. 29, 2016

Etowah, the No. 3 seed from tough Region 5-AAAAAA, knocked off defending Class AAAAAA champion Parkview on Friday night when Etowah batter Bryant Madden was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning and two outs. Etowah won 3-2. The Eagles had won the opener 4-0.

Below are details from that game and several other first-round playoff series Friday. Will continue to update through the

Girls determine state, sectional golf qualifiers

5:19 pm Apr. 29, 2016

The region championships for girls golf  teams have all been determined. Each region champion and others who met the qualifying score, earn an automatic spot in the state tournament. Other teams who came up short

Area tournaments end Saturday, playoffs begin Monday

9:06 am Apr. 29, 2016

The opening round of the lacrosse playoffs begins on Monday, but the area tournaments which determine state playoff seedings don’t end until Saturday. Before the state tournaments begin, we’ll post predictions to go with a