Star saves dad’s life | Georgia high school soccer

9:07 am Mar. 27, 2015

A high school soccer star helped his dad survive a massive heart attack, just two weeks after earning CPR certification through an athletic training class.

Around midnight on March 12, John Arndt, a senior captain on the North Gwinnett soccer team, was working on a class project, when his mother, Susan Arndt, called from upstairs, telling him to call 911..

John grabbed his phone, called 911 and headed upstairs . His dad

Harrison No. 1 in NSCAA national poll

5:00 pm Mar. 26, 2015

- National recognition: Harrison, the defending Class AAAAAA champion, is ranked No. 1 nationally among spring girls teams by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, which released its first poll of the season on Tuesday. The Hoyas are joined in the top 20 by Marist at No. 5, Northgate at No. 12 and Westminster at No. 17. The NSCAA also releases regional rankings, and the top 10 in Region

Wheeler basketball star charged with misdemeanor traffic violations

12:20 pm Mar. 26, 2015

Wheeler basketball star Jaylen Brown, the consensus No. 2 senior recruit in the country, was arrested and charged with two misdemeanor traffic violations on Wednesday, according to Cobb County police.

The charges were driving on a suspended license and a stop sign violation. According to Brown’s booking sheet, the traffic stop occurred on Roswell Road in Cobb County and he was booked at 10:55 a.m. Brown was released on $1,300 bond.

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Lacrosse: Pivotal week ahead for Centennial, Area 3-AAAAAA

10:16 am Mar. 25, 2015

As Centennial’s Bryan Wallace says, state championships are not won and lost in March. Nonetheless, the week ahead is a pivotal one for the Knights boys lacrosse team.

Third-ranked Centennial (7-1) faces a pair of crucial games in a tightly packed Area 3-AAAAAA this week, traveling to No. 6 Northview (7-1) on Wednesday and hosting No. 2 Lambert (8-1) on Saturday.

“It’s obviously a big week,” said Wallace, Centennial’s director of lacrosse

Soccer rankings: Marist, St. Pius split boys and girls showdowns

9:32 am Mar. 25, 2015

It may be the middle of the regular season, but Marist and St. Pius X were eager to make a statement in Class AAAA last Friday. Marist’s girls got the job done in the form of a 2-1 victory, although both teams walked away looking like serious state championship contenders. The War Eagles, who also trounced Columbia 10-0 last week, remained undefeated on the season.

It was St. Pius X, however,

GAC’s tough stretch of schedule to continue against No. 3 Wesleyan

12:35 am Mar. 25, 2015

The Greater Atlanta Christian School girls soccer team, the defending Class AA champion and current No. 1-ranked team, came through one of its toughest stretches of the season with a 2-0-1 record last week.

Now the Spartans need to clear one more big hurdle before they can take control of rugged Region 6-AA, which put four teams in the semifinals last season. On Friday night, GAC (3-0 in the region) will

West Hall knocks off No. 1 Dawson County

12:03 am Mar. 25, 2015

It didn’t feel like a ho-hum high school soccer match in late March. No. 3 West Hall certainly celebrated like it meant much more.

The Spartans got overtime goals from Alejandro Romero and Simon Cobian and knocked off No. 1 Dawson County, 4-2, Tuesday in a Region 7-AAA showdown between a pair of state championship contenders.

Cobian scored a minute into the first overtime period, one-timing home his second goal of the

Tuesday baseball, lacrosse and soccer scores

8:52 pm Mar. 24, 2015

High School Scores

Baseball

Allatoona 4, South Paulding 2

Bremen 8, Bowdon 0

Calhoun 13, Coahulla Creek 1

Cartersville 10, Gilmer 0

Central-Carroll 6, Callaway 3

Colquitt County 5, Cook County 2

First Presbyterian 5, Mt. de Sales 1

Greenbrier 14, Cross Creek 4

Hiram 9, Paulding County 0

Jenkins County 3, Wheeler County 1

Kennesaw Mountain 4, Hillgrove 0

King’s Ridge 14, Mt. Zion-Carroll 1

LaGrange 7, Hardaway

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

Chattahoochee surprising | Georgia high school soccer

11:38 am Mar. 24, 2015

Chattahoochee is one of the big early surprises in AAAAAA boys soccer.

After missing the playoffs last season, the Cougars were off to a 9-0 start, heading into Tuesday’s game against Northview. Chattahoochee coach Les Meenan said momentum started building at the end of last season, when the Cougars won their last five matches, including a big win over third-ranked and playoff-bound Centennial.

“Our start has surprised everyone, including ourselves,” Meenan, an