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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... »

Volleyball: Kennesaw Mountain 1-3 in Saturday matches

By Robert Naddra

Kennesaw Mountain earned a hard-fought win over Brookwood 26-24, 31-29 on Saturday, but dropped three other matches — 25-19, 25-16 to North Gwinnett;  25-15, 25-19 to Walker; and 25-11, 25-27, 13-15 to Lovett. Against Brookwood, sophomore Kiara Finley led the way with 10 kills and three blocks. Finley had 24 kills and nine blocks on... »

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... »

Volleyball: Cobb teams dominate 5A preseason poll

By Robert Naddra

Defending state champion Walton leads four Cobb County schools ranked among the top five in the state in the first PrepCountry.com/GACA Coaches volleyball poll for 2011. Harrison, which finished third in 2010, is ranked No. 2. Lassiter is ranked No. 4 and Kennesaw Mountain is No. 5. Another Cobb County team, North Cobb, is ranked... »

Girls soccer: Harrison, Walton 1-2 again in poll

By Robert Naddra

Harrison and Walton again hold down the top two spots in the girls soccer all-classification Soccer Coaches Poll for the week of April 25. But there was plenty of movement throughout the rest of the poll as the regular season comes to an end. McIntosh jumps from No. 6 to No. 3 while Brookwood improves... »

Baseball: Luella jumps to No. 1 in topsy turvy AAAAA poll

By Robert Naddra

Luella jumped from No. 5 to No. 1 and four teams move into the top 10  in this weeks PrepCounty.com/GACA baseball coaches poll.  Previous No.1 Parkview dropped to sixth after a 3-3 start and Milton moved from sixth to second. Hillgrove (4-0), made the biggest move, jumping from No. 10 to No. 3. Four new... »

Girls soccer: Mill Creek climbs to No. 1 in AAAAA

By Robert Naddra

Mill Creek moved up from second to No. 1 in Class AAAAA in the latest PrepCountry.com/GACA girls soccer coaches poll. Previous No. 1 North Gwinnett fell to fourth after losing to Grayson 2-1 last week. Grayson, unranked in the first poll of the season, cracks the top 10 at No. 1 after upending North... »

Girls soccer: Two state champs atop first all-class poll

By Robert Naddra

Two defending state champions lead the season’s first Georgia Athletic Coaches Association all-classification top 15 girls soccer poll. Defending Class AAAAA champion North Gwinnett is ranked No. 1 while last year’s AAA winner St. Pius is No. 2. Starr’s Mill, which won the AAAA title is No. 11. Three other Gwinnett County teams join the top-ranked... »

Basketball: Bradwell replaces Brookwood at No. 1 in AAAAA

By Robert Naddra

The Class AAAAAPrepCountry/GACA girls basketball coaches poll saw the biggest shakeup this week. Bradwell Institute (25-0) jumped from No. 3 to replace Brookwood at No. 1. The Broncos (23-2) dropped to dropped to No. 5 after losing two straight games last week.  North Cobb moved up from fourth two second and two new teams... »

Football: Three teams break into AAAAA poll

By Robert Naddra

The top three teams remain the same but not much else is left unchanged in this week’s PrepCountry.com/GACA football coaches Class AAAAA poll. Camden County, North Gwinett and McEachern remain 1-2-3, but Lowndes, after a loss to Tift County, drops from fourth to eighth. Three teams unranked last week fill out the bottom of... »