Weekly basketball scores, Jan. 10-16

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Jan. 10 Boys Cedar Grove 46, Redan 44 Columbia 68, Arabia Mountain 57 Druid Hills 76, North Clayton 48 St. Pius X 76, North Oconee 54 Southwest DeKalb 73, Clarkston 50 Towers 57, McNair 54 Tucker 71, Mundy’s Mill 61 W.D. Mohammed 67, Atlanta International 44 Alpharetta 61, Dunwoody 59 Atlanta Jewish Academy 65, Cross […]

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Emory men’s basketball defeats Oglethorpe for seventh straight win

Junior Whit Rapp had 13 assists in the win against Oglethorpe. He tied his career high and the program’s second-highest individual game total.

  Juniors Adam Gigax and Christopher Avant combined for 45 points in leading the Emory Eagles men’s basketball team to a home win over the Oglethorpe University Stormy Petrels Jan. 2. The Eagles recorded their seventh straight win and boosted their overall record to 9-2 following a 93-68 victory over Oglethorpe, which slipped to 4-8. […]

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Green forest dominates SWD in holiday basketball tournament

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The Greenforest Eagles finally got to face a top DeKalb County School District program and beat them with ease. The No. 1-ranked (Class A-Private) and defending champions Eagles defeated the No. 8-ranked Class AAAAA Southwest DeKalb Panthers 92-69 Dec. 28 in the Tucker Holiday Shootout at Tucker High School. The Eagles jumped out to a […]

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Columbia, Lithonia victorious at Wheeler Hoops Classic

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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

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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

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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’

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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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