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Jonesboro wins Class AAAA basketball title
Before his team took to the court at the Macon Coliseum on Thursday night, Jonesboro High boy’s basketball coach Dan Maehlman made one finally plea.
There was one other state championship trophy in Jonesboro High’s trophy case.
Jonesboro defeats Columbia for Class AAAA title
Junior Tracy Hector scored a game-high 19 points to lead Jonesboro to the Class AAAA title on Thursday with a 56-51 win against Columbia at the Macon Coliseum.
It has been a week of receiving accolades for Clayton State forward Shacamra Jackson.
Coming into the season, Lakiah Sims knew she had to step up her game because Drew had a young team.
There is no question that there are some good basketball players and teams in the Clayton County.
The Clayton News Daily announces its all-county team.
Clayton State coach Dennis Cox says it was either his stubbornness or the belief that he had in his team that prompt him to keep pushing them to master his defensive philosophy.
It is a process that Forest Park principal Derrick Manning hates to go through, but it seems it has become customary at the school.
It wasn’t the start to the Peach Belt Conference tournament that Clayton State was hoping for, but they will take the end result.
The March Madness for Clayton State will begin over Thursday in the Peach Belt Conference tournament.
Columbia has been in this spot before — playing for a state championship.
As sports journalist we are supposed to be objective.
When Montrell Custis looked at his caller ID on his cellphone, he saw Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart number pop up.
It seems that Cameron Solomon has found the right fit.
Drew coach Candence Jackson wasn’t quite sure how her team would react in their first road playoff game in program history.
There are expected to be some jitters considering this is the Class AAAAA semifinals, but there will definitely be a comfort level for both Southwest DeKalb and Forest Park in Saturday’s contest.
Reaching the Class AAAA semifinals is special, but for this season’s version of the Jonesboro Cardinals, it has some extra meaning.
Players are never really satisfied, and Lavelle Westbrooks is no exception.
Two boy’s players from Clayton County made the first team All-Region 2-AAAAAA team, which was chosen by the region’s seven coaches.