Tease photo
Top Sports stories
Tease photo

Jonesboro back in state basketball championship behind M.J. Walker’s 30-point performance

Jonesboro will take on Carrollton High School in the AAAA state basketball championship game.

Tease photo

Forest Park falls short in overtime loss to Stephenson

Stephenson topped Forest Park 55-44 in Saturday’s AAAAA semifinal game

Clayton State basketball, track and field and tennis teams all in action over the weekend

Clayton State women’s basketball falls in the PBC quarterfinals.

QuikTrip 500 Pole Positions: Logano wins pole, Gordon misses chance to qualify

NASCAR’s top drivers queued up to run qualifying laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway ahead of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Due to stalling in inspection, Jeff Gordon and 12 others missed their chance to qualify for the race. “Thunder Ring” alum Joey Logano won the pole.

Tease photo

Young local chess players take part in state tournament

Chess players from Elite Scholars Academy and Eddie White Academy participated in the state chess tournament this past weekend.

Tease photo

Tharpe and Watson lead Forest Park back to the Final Four

Forest Park will play Stephenson High School at Fort Valley State this Saturday in the semifinals

Tease photo

Jonesboro back to the Final Four after collective defensive effort

GAINESVILLE — Johnson High School scored 15 points in the first quarter of its AAAA Elite Eight state basketball game Thursday night against Jonesboro High School.

Tease photo

Richard Petty becomes part of Hampton’s Speedway Hall of Fame

Racing great joins Rex White, Bill Elliott

HAMPTON — Richard Petty was this year’s inductee into the city’s Speedway Lane Hall of Fame at the Historic Train Depot Thursday.

Tease photo

STRICKLAND: Baseball wants back in your life

Will baseball’s proposed rule changes be able to reengage the casual sports fan?

More Sports
Tease photo

Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500

NASCAR powers into Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday in a 500-mile race in the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500.

Tease photo

Fast turnaround not a challenge for AMS preparation

The Atlanta Motor Speedway had less time to prepare for this weekend’s race than usual but that didn’t affect any plans.

Tease photo

Tharpe and Watson lead Forest Park back to the Final Four

The Forest Park Lady Panthers defeated Salem High School in the Elite Eight of the AAAAA state basketball tournament. Forest Park will play Stephenson High School Saturday at 3 p.m. at Fort Valley State University.

Tease photo

Jonesboro and Forest Park basketball programs looking to advance to Final Four this week

Jonesboro will take on Johnson High School, while Forest Park will host Salem High School

Five local high schools hoping to punch their tickets to the Elite Eight

Jonesboro, Mount Zion and Forest Park high schools will be competing in second-round tournament action this weekend.

Three Clayton State student-athletes honored with awards

Basketball players Kelsey Taylor, DaQuenna Moore and tennis player Hannah Keeling were honored with awards this week.

Graduating high school football players, managers eligible for scholarship

The Touchdown Club of Atlanta is offering scholarships for high school seniors who played football or were student managers.