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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... »

Football: All five No. 1 teams keep rolling

By Robert Naddra

The top teams in each of the five classifications in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches football poll  rolled through the week with big wins. No. 1 teams McEachern, Tucker, Sandy Creek, Buford and Savannah Christian won their games by an average score of 56-12 last week. There was very little movement in all the rankings as only... »

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... »

Football: Decatur ends skid with win over Therrell

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Bill Banks Before Thursday’s game against Therrell, Decatur’s locker room looked more like one of those field infirmary tents Hemingway wrote about in his early fiction. But from all the carnage, all the ace bandages, tape, ice packs and sundry crutches, two previously unknown players emerged, resembling those soldiers in the Revolutionary War-era painting wearing... »

Football: No changes to top teams in all five classes

By Robert Naddra

The No. 1 teams in each of the five classifications in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches football rankings remained the same as last week. East Coweta, ranked No. 10 this week after being unranked a week ago, is among three Region 2-AAAAA teams in the top 10 in the Class AAAAA rankings. Stephenson and M.L King both... »

Softball: Freshman tosses no-hitter in Buford’s 8-0 win

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Brad Brown As the Buford Lady Wolves recognized their seniors prior to tonight’s Region 6AA contest against Decatur, perhaps it was more than just ironic that a freshman pitcher (Bria Bush, 4-2) threw a no-hitter in a five-inning game shortened by the mercy rule.  Bush pitched her 3rd complete game... »

Softball: Buford sweeps pair, starts new winning streak

By Robert Naddra

Buford beat Clarkston and Woodstock in a double header Thursday, giving the Wolves (16-7) a three-game winning streak since losing to Greater Atlanta Christian last week. Prior to the loss, the Wolves had won eight straight. Danielle Dlugasch pitched a no-hitter and struck out seven in the 15-0, three-inning win over Clarkston. In the 8-3... »

Football: Savannah Christian takes over top spot in Class A

By Robert Naddra

In a week where there was very little change in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches football rankings, Clinch County’s loss set off a chain reaction in Class A. Clinch, last week’s No. 1, lost a close one to Wilcox County and dropped all the way to fifth. Meanwhile, Savannah Christian moved up from No. 2 to... »

Softball: Buford extends win streak to 8 games

By Robert Naddra

Buford overcame a first-inning deficit to beat Luella 15-3 on Monday and extend its winning streak to eight games. Trailing Luella 3-0 after the first inning, Buford got a run in the second before Noah Sudderth and Kallie Case hit back to back solo home runs in the third inning to tie the game at... »

Softball: Buford rolls to invitational tournament title

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Brad Brown The Buford Lady Wolves won all three of their games on Saturday by a combined score of 24-1 on their way to winning the Buford Invitational Tournament. The only run given up was unearned against Union County in the championship game Saturday night. The Wolves had wins over Jefferson (6-0), ... »