The Heritage boys basketball team is headed back to the state playoffs.
Newton rolls past Alcovy in boys quarters
The Alcovy girls basketball team struggled mightily through the first 16 minutes of Tuesday’s Region 8-AAAAAA Tournament game. But once the second half began, the Tigers had no trouble scoring points.
The Salem boys basketball team got one step closer to the state tournament on Monday.
The second meeting on the basketball court between two rivals went a bit differently than the first.
Golden State came to town with one of the best scoring duos in the NBA. But Atlanta showcased the depth of its entire team and came away with another impressive victory.
A monster game for Stephen Croone wasn’t enough for the Furman basketball team.
Back at home and facing one of the teams chasing it in the Eastern Conference race, the Atlanta Hawks got back to their winning ways.
There will be a bit of a Rockdale County flavor in the Southeastern Conference next football season.
Heritage had 10 athletes from four different sports sign athletic scholarships Wednesday, including a soccer player headed to the American Athletic Conference.
The Loganville girls basketball team came up with a three-point home victory over Salem in mid-January. For the rematch in Conyers, the Seminoles had their best player back in the lineup and evened the season series.
If Georgia State continues playing defense like it did on Saturday afternoon, it’s going to be tough to keep the Panthers from repeating as regular season conference champions.
Newton girls cruise in opener
Conner Ferrell hadn’t yet hit a field goal before draining a 3-pointer with less than five seconds remaining in the first half of Friday’s game. After that shot fell through the hoop, the night belonged to the Rockdale guard.
It was a tight first half between the girls basketball teams of Rockdale and Alcovy Tuesday night. The second half, though, belonged to the host Tigers.
Playing a few blocks from his former collegiate home, Thaddeus Young tried to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a road upset. The scorching Atlanta Hawks wouldn’t hear of it.
Big three comes up huge for Rockdale boys in nightcap
Wins against county rivals are starting to become a regular occurrence for the Heritage girls basketball team.
Breanna Richardson and Mississippi State survived a bitter rival on the road Thursday as the Rockdale High School graduate scored a team-high 16 points in a 64-62 victory over Mississippi.
Tie club record for consecutive victories
As each day passes, the current season for the Atlanta Hawks is looking like a better version of one that happened 21 years ago.
Win snaps five-game skid in series
A drought that had lasted more than two years came to an end Tuesday in Conyers.
The Atlanta Hawks keep getting important contributions from both starters and reserves and keep right on winning.
Tarver leads ‘Noles past Rockdale girls
Things didn’t go well for Rockdale Friday against Tucker, but a day later, the Conyers school got back to its winning ways.
Kevin Ware and his Georgia State teammates seem to have gotten past a tough stretch.
Jerian Grant had eight of his team-high 12 points in the second half and Notre Dame edged Georgia Tech 62-59 Wednesday at McCamish Pavilion.
Salem had dropped four consecutive Region 8-AAAAA games coming into Tuesday’s home game, but Austin Samuel made sure that losing spell came to an end.
Conner Ferrell saved the Rockdale boys basketball team at the end of regulation, Dwayne Brown did the honors in overtime and as a result, the Bulldogs kept rolling along.
Jordan, Ferrell lead Rockdale boys to win in nightcap
Once the Heritage girls basketball team grabbed the lead Saturday they never gave it up.
Another top Western Conference team on the schedule, another victory for the surging Atlanta Hawks.
Rockdale boys roll in nightcap
A pair of long runs and plenty of Tierra Hodges was more than enough for the Alcovy girls basketball team Tuesday.
The No. 14 Mississippi State womens basketball team remained unbeaten on Sunday.
Emani Gant was fairly quiet through regulation, but once a pair of overtime sessions began, Texas State’s leading scorer came alive.
Conyers native turns 22, then drops 21 on Trojans
It was a very happy birthday for Kevin Ware.
Things are starting to come together for the Rockdale boys basketball team.
Kaela Davis took over the first half, Zaire O’Neil the second, and Georgia Tech captured a tournament championship.
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.