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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: 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... »

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: 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... »

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... »

Volleyball: Cobb teams maintain lock atop AAAAA poll

By Robert Naddra

Cobb County teams Harrison, North Cobb and Walton kept the top three spots in Class AAAAA in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches volleyball rankings for the week of Sept. 10. All four No. 1 teams remained atop the poll this week. In Class AAAA, Pope and Chattahoochee remained No. 1 and No. 2 while McIntosh moved up... »

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: 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... »