The Salem girls basketball team is one win away from a tournament championship.
Grady Jarrett capped an excellent collegiate career in style on Monday.
Louisiana Tech beats Harvard, to play Yellow Jackets for title
Kaela Davis scored 21 of her 28 points in the second half and Georgia Tech opened its holiday tournament with a 71-53 victory over Lipscomb at McCamish Pavilion.
On Saturday, the state of Florida was able to get a glimpse of just how special is the dynamic senior duo of Shay Tarver and Ayanna Mitchell.
It wasn’t easy, but the Newton boys basketball team got their holiday tournament off to a victorious start.
The Milwaukee Bucks came to Atlanta Friday night and put an emphatic end to the Atlanta Hawks’ winning streak.
With about nine minutes to play in Thursday’s game, the Los Angeles Clippers held just a four-point lead over the NBA’s top team. A little over six minutes later, the Clippers were headed for a lopsided victory.
Jordan Sibert and Dyshawn Pierre lead Dayton in scoring and they showed why on Tuesday.
Stephen Croone reached a huge career milestone recently.
Dennis Schroder and the Atlanta Hawks completed a phenomenal road trip Monday.
Ryan Harrow scored 27 points and the Georgia State basketball team celebrated being back on its home court with a 68-55 victory over Southern Miss Sunday at the GSU Sports Arena.
A huge third quarter allowed Gainesville to build a big lead, then the Red Elephants held off Salem, 65-58 in Region 8-AAAAA play Saturday afternoon.
Stephen Croone got the better of Bernard Thompson on the stat sheet, but Thompson and his teammates won the battle on the scoreboard Friday.
Georgia State had just enough to hold off Massachusetts Friday.
Russell Westbrook tried to rally Oklahoma City while its best player was out with an injury, but Stephen Curry and the NBA’s top team were just too much.
ATLANTA - Kaela Davis scored a career-high 33 points, including 6-of-13 shooting from three-point range as the Yellow Jackets defeated Alabama State 77-53 at McCamish Pavilion.
The Rockdale boys basketball team trailed by five points heading to the final period Tuesday in Athens, but that didn’t seem to matter to the Conyers school.
The Alabama womens basketball team had an early tip-off on Tuesday, then put its defense to work to pick up a comfortable victory.
The Rockdale swim team traveled down South and had a strong showing recently.
After a disappointing home loss and a long layoff, the Georgia Tech mens basketball team got back on the winning track Monday.
With about six minutes to play in Friday’s game against Lanier, Heritage looked on its way to a seemingly-comfortable victory. But an 11-point lead nearly vanished before the Patriots hung on for a 63-62 victory in Region 8-AAAAA play.
The Salem girls basketball team bounced back just fine from its first league loss of the season.
Camille Saunders and Asia Caldwell had led the Heritage basketball team through the first four quarters of Friday’s game, so it was only fitting that the duo carried the Patriots to a victory in overtime.
Ashley Williams and the Alabama womens basketball team are off to a great start, punctuated by a thrilling recent victory.
Mariya Trimble and the defending state champions took the lead early in the second quarter of Tuesday’s game and never again gave it up.
The basketball teams from Salem and Newton split a Saturday doubleheader in Conyers.
Alabama left little doubt not only which was the top team in the Southeastern Conference, but where the league’s champion will be headed once the postseason pairings are announced Sunday.
In Salem’s first Region 8-AAAAA contest against Winder-Barrow earlier in the week, it took a Paris Scott 3-pointer with four and a half seconds left to help the Seminoles escape with a one-point win. Things weren’t nearly as close in game No. 2.
As is a regular occurrence each fall, there were plenty of Heritage Patriots on the all-Region 8-AAAAA softball teams.
Josh Heath came off the bench to score 12 points on a perfect 6-of-6 shooting night and added five assists as Georgia Tech defeated Northwestern 66-58 Wednesday in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge at Welsh
There are high hopes for the Salem basketball teams in Region 8-AAAAA this season and Tuesday against Winder-Barrow things got off to a great start.
A year ago, Stephen Croone had one of his finest nights as a collegiate as Furman defeated Liberty. In the rematch Monday, Croone and his teammates struggled and his counterpart in the back court instead set a new career high.
It was a successful holiday week for the Rockdale girls basketball team.
When Georgia State’s basketball team is going well, R.J. Hunter and Ryan Harrow are usually at the forefront, as was the case on Tuesday.
Kevin Ware and the Georgia State basketball team had an enjoyable holiday week.
Georgia Tech bounced back nicely from its first loss of the season.
The Salem basketball team picked up two narrow wins in the Archer Thanksgiving Classic recently.
C.J. Wilson had 15 points and eight assists as Young Harris nipped Saint Leo 64-63 Sunday.
Shacobia Barbee had a great day scoring the ball for Georgia. But it was a defensive play in the final stages that turned out to be the biggest moment of the game for the Bulldogs.
The punishing option attack of the St. Pius football team kept chugging along in the Class AAAA state playoffs.
Mississippi State had a huge, second-half run with a big help from a former area stand out, and now the Bulldogs will play for a tournament championship.
Perhaps it was inevitable since she’d already received a national honor, but Majesti Bass was recognized as one of the state’s finest volleyball players as well.
Croone, Paladins cruise to first victory
Coming into Wednesday’s game, Bernard Thompson had scored a total of 20 points in the first two games of his senior season.
Kaela Davis scored 15 points to lead four in double figures as Georgia Tech defeated Kennesaw State 77-48 Wednesday at McCamish Pavilion.
Sydney Fields has the talent to finish each game of Rockdale’s season with a double-double. So far in 2014, the junior forward has shown that ability and the Bulldogs remain unbeaten thanks in large part to her efforts.
Josh Heath got his first career start for Georgia Tech Tuesday and showed why he could have a bright future in the Yellow Jackets’ backcourt.
So far, so good in the preseason WNIT for the Mississppi State womens basketball team.
Ron Hunter said Iowa State was the best team he’d faced since becoming the coach at Georgia State four years ago. The Cyclones showed it over the final 16 minutes on Monday.
It wasn’t a good day for Clemson quarterbacks, and Georgia Tech was more than happy to take advantage.
Game one of the 2014-15 season went quite well for Kevin Ware and his new teammates.