Covid in North Atlanta

NORTH METRO ATLANTA — The cancellation of the GHSA spring sports season is becoming more likely as confirmed coronavirus cases in the state dramatically increase and the federal government has extended its social distancing guidelines through April. If the season is cancelled, it will put a …

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Following standout campaigns for their teams during the 2019-20 season, two local boys basketball players garnered national recognition from one of the top authorities in the sport.

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — The GHSA will not consider resuming the halted spring sports season until schools are back in session, a spokesman for the organization said. With the statewide closure of all public and private schools, high school sports are suspended until at least March 31.

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Atlanta saw nearly 11 inches of rain in February, more than double the monthly average covering the last 30 years. Already, the area has received about 40 percent of its annual rainfall. While the weather is wreaking havoc on all high school spring sports, baseball has be…

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Dunwoody High School boys lacrosse team continues to defy the odds as it scratches and claws its way toward a berth in the state playoffs for the fourth straight year.

HOOVER, Ala. — Blessed Trinity baseball traveled to Hoover, Alabama last week to compete in the Perfect Game High School Showdown, a tournament featuring over 30 of the Southeast’s top programs. The Titans went 2-2 in the tournament ahead of Region 7-AAAA play, which begins this week. 

MILTON, Ga. — King’s Ridge football is under new leadership for 2020 with the announcement that Terry Crowder will serve as the program’s third head coach. Crowder brings a wealth of experience to the school with over 100 wins as a head coach, including two region championships and a state title.

MACON, Ga. — For the first time in the near 30-year history of the school, Chattahoochee boys basketball staked its claim as state champions. The Cougars defeated the Lanier Longhorns, 66-63, on Saturday in the Class 6A state championship game at the Macon Centreplex.

MACON, Ga. — St. Francis fell short of capturing the program’s fourth state title March 4 with the Knights dropping their matchup to defending champs Holy Innocents’, 66-53. The loss ended a 23-game win streak for the No. 1 seeded Knights (28-4) and was their only loss this year to an in-sta…

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Where baseball is concerned, North Fulton has an unusually strong tie to Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. This season, four North Fulton grads will suit up for the Terriers baseball team while another local will serve in an analytics and recruiting role. 

BUFORD, Ga. — After posting a 21-4 regular season record and claiming its second-straight region title, Milton boys basketball fell one win short of a trip to Macon for the class 7A state championship game with a loss to Wheeler in the final four.

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MILTON, Ga. — To witness Cambridge swimmers Abby Grottle and Sophie Brison compete is to view two of the top high school swimmers in the state and to see the past and future of the Bears’ swim program. 

MILTON, Ga. — The atmosphere inside the Milton gymnasium was unlike that of any other home game of the season, and perhaps unlike any other home game in Milton history, as the Eagles defeated Newton to advance to the final four of the Class 7A state tournament.

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MACON, Ga. — North Fulton and Forsyth County wrestlers put on impressive performances Feb. 13-15 at the GHSA traditional state championships, with athletes earning state titles and several schools placing in the top-10 in team scores. 

The unexpected snow didn’t keep the Johns Creek High School soccer program from holding its annual Kick-a-Thon on Feb. 8.  More than 70 athletes, coaches and volunteers braved conditions to participate in the program’s fundraiser, which raised $10,000.

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Alpharetta football will enter a new era in 2020 with the school recently announcing Jason Kervin will serve as the program’s fourth head coach. Kervin joins the Raiders after a 12-year stint with Alabama powerhouse Hoover High School, where he led the Bucs to six state cha…

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. — North Fulton swim and dive teams had standout performances at the 2020 GHSA swim and dive state championships Feb. 6-8. Dozens of athletes earned state titles, the girls teams of Blessed Trinity and Cambridge won team titles, and North Fulton schools nearly swept the boys…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Johns Creek boys basketball will enter the state tournament as the No. 4 seed from 7-AAAAAA after the Gladiators fell to Pope in the region tournament third-place game Saturday night.  The Gladiators battled back from a double-digit deficit but could not quite complete the…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Despite a strong regular season, Alpharetta girls basketball will enter the state tournament as the No. 4 seed from Region 7-AAAAAA after an abysmal region tournament. The Raiders entered the region tourney as the top seed but were dispatched handily in their two games, in…

ROSWELL, Ga. — Blessed Trinity junior Hannah Miniutti added to her list of accomplishments Jan. 27 when she was named the 2019-20 Gatorade Girls Cross-Country Runner of the Year, earning her the designation as the top female runner in the state for the athletic year.

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — The boys Region 7-AAAAAA tournament tips off this week at Chattahoochee. Nine teams will vie for the region title and the top four teams will earn berths in the state tournament.

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — The girls Region 7-AAAAAA tournament tips off this week at Chattahoochee. Nine teams will vie for the region title and the top four teams will earn berths in the state tournament.

NORTH FULTON/FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Five North Fulton and Forsyth County wrestling teams earned bids to the dual state wrestling championships Jan. 16-18, and all had strong showings. West Forsyth and Blessed Trinity took third place, and Cambridge and Mount Pisgah were fourth in their respec…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Johns Creek boys basketball made the most of its final home game of the regular season by giving all nine of the team’s seniors plenty of playing time while dominating Dunwoody, 98-58. The win keeps the Gladiators fourth in the 7-AAAAAA standings, one game behind Pope and …

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — After taking three tough losses in four games that dropped Johns Creek into a tie for third in the Region 7-AAAAAA standings, Friday night’s 53-47 win over Dunwoody could right the ship. Though the Wildcats (10-9, 7-7) erased a sizeable Johns Creek lead, the Gladiators too…

ROSWELL, Ga. — Cal Jennings, a 2015 graduate of Roswell High School, could soon join the U.S. professional soccer ranks after being drafted in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 9. The forward was taken in the first round, 17th overall, by FC Dallas.