Columbia, Lithonia victorious at Wheeler Hoops Classic


The Columbia Eagles and Lithonia Bulldogs picked up wins at the Wheeler Hoops Classic Dec. 3 at Wheeler High School in Marietta. The No. 4-ranked Eagles defeated No. 10-ranked Shiloh 54-53 and Lithonia defeated Johnson-Savannah 70-64. No. 1-ranked Greenforest lost to No. 3-ranked Wheeler 53-42. The Bulldogs played in the first game of the tournament […]

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Rings campaign successful for SWD girls’ basketball team


The Southwest DeKalb High School girls’ basketball team may get its state championship rings sooner than expected. After previous state championship wins, it would take more than a year for the team to get rings. However, with the help of the Southwest DeKalb alumni, the team could have the rings by the first game of […]

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Chester tabbed as new coach of Miller Grove basketball

Former Miller Grove assistant coach Rasul Chester is now the head coach of the boys’ basketball program. Photo from @MillerGroveHoop

  Former Stephenson High School boys’ basketball coach Rasul Chester has been named head coach of the Miller Grove High School boys’ basketball team. “Home sweet home,” Chester said. Chester, who spent one season with Stephenson, was an assistant coach under former head coach Sharman White from 2008 to 2015, and head coach of the […]

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Basketball nights engage idle hands in Clarkston


Around 10 or 11 p.m. on any summer Friday night, it is not unusual to hear sneakers screeching, whistles blowing and basketballs bouncing at Clarkston First Baptist Church. “There’s a concern about having activities for the youth in the summer,” said Karl Moore, pastor of Clarkston First Baptist for the past 16 years. “We needed […]

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No more ‘road to Macon’


GHSA moves basketball finals to UGA, GA Tech Basketball goals will be in the proper place in next year’s high school basketball championship games—and in new locations. The Georgia High School Association, the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech announced May 26 that agreements have been reached to hold the 2017 GHSA state basketball tournament […]

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Sharman White leaving Miller Grove for Georgia State University

Sharman White. Photo by Travis Hudgons

The most winning coach in Miller Grove High School history is moving up to the college level. Boys’ basketball Coach Sharman White is leaving Miller Grove to be an assistant coach with Coach Ron Hunter’s Georgia State University men’s basketball coaching staff. In the last few weeks, White’s name has been linked to a couple […]

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Lucky Number Seven: Miller Grove pulls out a close victory to win seventh state title


It took a steal and a free throw for the No. 1-ranked Miller Grove Wolverines to win its seventh state title in eight years. The Wolverines defeated No. 2-ranked and previously undefeated Allatoona 50-48 to win the Class AAAAA state championship. Coach Sharman White called the run to another state title incredible. “This run has […]

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Southwest DeKalb wins fifth state title in nine years


The No. 1-ranked Southwest DeKalb Lady Panthers shot 26.4 percent from the field, but still managed to pull out a 49-48 win over Winder-Barrow to claim the Class AAAAA state championship on March 4 at the Macon Centreplex. The state title was the fifth in nine seasons for coach Kathy Walton and the Lady Panthers […]

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