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Softball: 3 biggest classes have new No. 1’s heading into playoffs

By Robert Naddra

There are new teams atop three classifications in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches softball poll heading into the region playoffs next week. Harrison, 22-2, jumps from second to first in Class AAAAA after winning 11 of its final 12 games in the regular season.  Brookwood, last week’s No. 1, dropped to No. 2 after losing two of... »

Softball: Buford posts 5-1 record in Brookwood Invitational

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Brad Brown The Lady Wolves of Buford continued their assault upon teams in larger classifications in play this week at the Brookwood Invitational Tournament.  While rolling to a 5-1 overall record, the Buford girls played 2 teams in Class AAAAA, and three teams in Class AAAA ( all three of those teams ranked in the... »

Softball: No. 1 teams stay put in all 5 classes

By Robert Naddra

There was little shuffling in the latest PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches softball rankings as teams continue to jockey for position for the upcoming region playoffs. All five No. 1 teams held their positions. Brookwood leads Class AAAAA again as the top four teams remained the same from last week. Harrison, Mill Crek and Collins Hill fall in... »

Softball: Brookwood climbs to No. 1 in Class AAAAA

By Robert Naddra

Brookwood vaults to the top of Class AAAAA in the latest PrepCounty.com/GACA coaches softball poll on the strength of a 13-game winning streak. The Broncos, No. 3 last week, have posted five straight shutouts. Harrison and Mill Creek, ranked No. 1 and 2 last week, each slide down a spot. All four other No. 1... »

Softball: Three classes boast new No. 1 teams

By Robert Naddra

There are new teams atop the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches softball poll in three of the five classes for the week of Sept. 3. Harrison, No. 2 last week, unseats Brookwood as the top team in Class AAAAA. The Broncos drop to No. 3 as Mill Creek moves up from fourth to second. Gwinnett County teams continue... »

Softball: Jones County takes over at No. 1 in AAAA poll

By Robert Naddra

Jones County unseated Greenbrier as the top team in Class AAAA in this week’s PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches softball poll. Jones County moved up from No. 2 while Union grove jumped from ninth to second and Greenbrier fell to third. Since the poll came out, however, Jones County has lost two straight games, including one to... »

Softball: Walnut Grove jumps to No. 1 after 8-0 start

By Robert Naddra

Walnut Grove is one of three new No. 1 teams this week in the latest PrepCountry.com/GACA softball coaches poll. Walnut Grove jumped from No. 4 to No. 1 in Class AAA after an 8-0 start, while previous No. 1 Allatoona dropped  to second and Oconee County dropped from second to third. Also, Greater Atlanta Christian... »

Football: Fantastic finishes highlight opening week

By Robert Naddra

There was a limited schedule for the first week of high school football, but there were plenty of fireworks. Here is a look at the top performances from last weekend. Fantastic finishes: McEachern scored two touchdowns in the final 10 seconds to rally past North Gwinnett 26-17 in the Corky Kell Classic at the Georgia... »

Softball: 3 defending champs begin season No. 1

By Robert Naddra

Three 2010 state champions begin this season No. 1 in their respective classes in the PrepCountry.com/GACA Coaches softball preseason poll. Gordon Lee in Class A, Buford in AA and Collins Hill all are ranked No. 1 to begin the season. In Class AAAAA, Brookwood is ranked No. 2 after finishing third last season. Archer, another... »

Football: Top runners of 2012 headed out of state

By Robert Naddra

Georgia and Georgia Tech have managed to land their share of the top high school running backs in the state in recent years. Three of Georgia’s top four tailbacks, according to the 2011 depth chart, are in-state products. Georgia’s top two fullbacks, Bruce Figgins (Shaw) and Alexander Ogletree (Newnan) also are Georgia prep products. At... »