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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: 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... »

Football: Dutchtown earns first ever playoff berth

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Jeff Anderson The Dutchtown Bulldogs are playoff bound! The Bulldogs used a familiar formula to knock off the Northgate Vikings and earn their first ever trip to the Georgia state football playoffs. The tough Bulldog defense gave up an early touchdown, but then shut down the Vikings for the remaining three quarters to seal the... »

GVCA holding Volleyball All-Star Matches Saturday

By Steve Copeland

On November 6 Woodward Academy will host the 2010 GVCA Senior All Star Match. Coaches around the state voted to select 40 of the top high school seniors to compete on four teams in a round robin format. Teams will be coached by the head coaches from last seasons State Finalist.... »

Football: First playoff berth on line for Dutchtown

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Jeff Anderson Last Friday night the Dutchtown Bulldogs paid tribute to the Seniors that will graduate next May, but it was junior wide receiver Jamal Watkins who stole the show with an electrifying catch and run to win the game for Dutchtown 20-14. The scoring started with Bulldog senior Kelvin Leaphart scoring on a 1... »

Soccer: Girls upset winners face bigger challenges in round 2

By Robert Naddra

Kennesaw Mountain ousted No. 3 Brookwood 3-1 in the first round of the Class AAAAA girls state soccer tournament. For an encore, the unranked Mustangs face No. 1 Walton in the second round on May 4. Walton is coming off a 2-0 win over No. 10 Collins Hill in the fist round. Several other upset... »

Basketball: GACA Announces Updated All-Star Rosters

By Steve Copeland

The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association will host a basketball All-Star Weekend in Savannah on March 20 and 21 at Savannah State University. On Saturday, March 20 at 2 p.m., the GACA will present the first Junior All-Star Classic Games. Coach Charlene Jackson of Dougherty will lead the South Girls squad against Coach Donna Enis of... »

Football: Bill Luckie of Northgate Resigns

By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

According to multiple news sources, Bill Luckie, Northgate Head Football Coach, has resigned effective immediately. Coach Luckie amassed a 21-30 record and one playoff appearance during his 5 years as head coach. Click Here for a more in-depth article by Chris Goltermann of The Times-Herald. »

Volleyball Coaches Name All-State Awards

By Steve Copeland

The Georgia Volleyball Coaches Association has released the 2009 All-State Award recipients. These players were nominated by their coaches and selected by a committee of coaches from around the state. The committee selected 12 players, including a Player of the Year, from each classification. The membership of the GVCA selected a Coach of the... »