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Boys basketball rankings: 4 top-ranked teams lose; Columbia moves to No. 1

Columbia moved to the top of Class 2A in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s boys high school basketball rankings. Three No. 1 teams on metro Atlanta’s southern crescent – Eagle’s Landing, McDonough and Sandy Creek – lost games but kept their top spots. → Read More

4 Georgia players selected for McDonald’s All-Star basketball games

Isaiah Collier of Wheeler and Stephon Castle of Newton will play in the boys games. Collier, the consensus No. 1 recruit nationally, is a 6-foot-4 guard signed with Southern Cal. Castle is a 6-6 guard signed with Connecticut. → Read More

Parkview football coach Godfree resigns

Parkview football coach Eric Godfree resigned late Tuesday after nine seasons at his alma mater and is expected to be announced as head coach at another school soon. → Read More

Blessed Trinity hires Ed Dudley as football coach

Blessed Trinity hired Ed Dudley as its football coach Monday. → Read More

Boys basketball rankings: McDonough on top of 4A after beating two No. 1 teams

McDonough’s boys basketball team defeated two No. 1 teams last week. Now the Warhawks are No. 1. → Read More

Football coaches named at Grayson, Seckinger, Chattahoochee, Dacula, Walker, Central-Macon

Grayson hired Gainesville assistant Santavious Bryant as head football coach Thursday evening, filling one of the state’s most attractive jobs, while Grayson’s defensive coordinator, Danny Carlisle, was announced as Chattahoochee’s coach Friday morning. → Read More

McEachern football coach Stephens leaves for Burke County

Burke County has hired McEachern coach Franklin Stephens, an alumnus and former player, to replace the retiring Eric Parker. → Read More

Allatoona’s Varner retires; led football team to 2015 state title

Allatoona coach Gary Varner, whose 2015 team was the first in Cobb County Schools history to win a football state championship, is retiring. → Read More

Boys basketball rankings: No. 1 teams stay same; top teams go at it this week

Wheeler and Mount Bethel Christian, a pair of East Cobb schools about 4.5 miles apart, lost boys basketball games last week but maintained their No. 1 rankings entering Monday, a holiday that will test several of the state’s elite teams. → Read More

Fellowship Christian hires former SEC defensive coordinator as football coach

Fellowship Christian promoted defensive coordinator John Thompson to head coach, making the announcement Saturday night. → Read More

Buford’s Sturzoiu named Gatorade volleyball player of year

Buford outside hitter Ashley Sturzoiu was named Friday the Gatorade volleyball player of the year. → Read More

More than 4,600 Georgia players on ‘22 college rosters; Grayson leads state with 68

By division, there were 1,197 Georgia players in FBS, 906 in FCS, 1,121 in Division II, 687 in Division III, 5-2 in the NAIA and 233 playing in junior college. → Read More

North Gwinnett football coach Stewart gets Georgia Tech analyst job

Bill Stewart, the football coach who led North Gwinnett to a state title in 2017, is taking a job as an analyst on Brent Key’s staff at Georgia Tech. → Read More

Mill Creek’s Downs wins MaxPreps national player of year award

Caleb Downs, the AJC’s all-classification Georgia football player of the year, is now the MaxPreps national player of the year. → Read More

Lee Shaw, former Rabun County coach, takes Metter football job

Lee Shaw, who built winning programs at Rabun County and Flowery Branch, is the new coach at Metter, taking over for Rodney Garvin. → Read More

Boys basketball rankings: No. 1 teams stay on top despite losses

Getting good non-region competition apparently is more important than winning games in January for state-contending boys basketball teams. Several took defeats last week. → Read More

Pilcher, football coach who won 5 state titles, dies at age 72

Ed Pilcher, best known for winning five state championships at Thomas County Central’s football coach in the 1990s, died Thursday. He was 72. → Read More

2022 AJC all-metro football teams

QB - Prentiss “Air” Noland, Hughes, 6-3, 180, Jr. RB - Keyjuan Brown, South Atlanta, 5-10, 205, Sr. RB - Roderick McCrary, Creekside, 5-10, 190, Jr. WR - DeAndre Buchannon, Carver-Atlanta, 5-10, 165, Sr. WR - Ben Grice, Woodward Academy, 5-11, 170, Jr. TE - Jelani Thurman, Hughes, 6-5, 240, Sr. OL - Trovon Baugh, Pace Academy, 6-4, 310, Sr. OL - Dontrell Glover, Hughes, 6-4, 290, So. OL - Caleb… → Read More

2022 AJC state player of the year: Mill Creek’s Caleb Downs

Caleb Downs’ football team lost its only game Oct. 14. It came against Buford, ranked No. 1 at the time. For Mill Creek, the road loss probably wasn’t as close as the 39-27 score. → Read More

All-region teams: Crisp County’s Fox voted 1-3A player of the year

Here is the all-region team for 1-3A, as voted by the leagues’ coaches: → Read More