Twelve APS Basketball Players, Two Coaches Named to AJC’s All-State and All-Metro Atlanta Squads

A dozen Atlanta Public Schools (APS) student athletes were named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) All-State and All-Metro basketball teams on Friday. Mays senior guard Kamiyah Street was named the Class AAAAAA All-State Girls Player of the Year, as well as the Atlanta/South Fulton Girls Player of the Year. Street led the Raiders to... Continue Reading →

Maynard Jackson Girls, Carver and South Atlanta Boys Win Region Titles as 11 APS Teams Advance to State

  BASKETBALL Eleven Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams earned spots in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs this weekend, while three will take the floor as region champions. The Carver boys sent shockwaves throughout the state as they made an improbable run to the Class AAAAA – Region 6 championship. Going into... Continue Reading →

Douglass Girls, South Atlanta Boys Play for Region Basketball Titles

BASKETBALL Two Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams will play for region tournament championships this weekend, while nine others have locked up slots in next week’s Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs. The Douglass girls’ team will face Hapeville Charter (Fulton County), Friday at 7 p.m., at Douglass, for the Class AA-Region 6 tournament title.... Continue Reading →

APS Student Athletes Ink Scholarships at Annual National Signing Day Event

More than 50 student athletes from 10 Atlanta Public Schools high schools signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, at the annual APS National Signing Day event. This year’s ceremony was held at D.M. Therrell High School. While most of the scholarships signed were for football, other sports represented were baseball, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball... Continue Reading →

Mays’ Street Leads Eight APS Student Athletes Named to AJC All-State Basketball Teams

By Seth Coleman Eight Atlanta Public Schools student athletes were named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s 2016 All-State Basketball Teams, the AJC announced on Friday. Leading the way is Benjamin E. Mays junior Kamiyah Street, who helped propel the Lady Raiders to the quarterfinals of the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) Class AAAAA State Basketball... Continue Reading →

Maynard H. Jackson Girls Finish as Runners Up in State Championship Final

By Seth Coleman The Maynard H. Jackson girls’ magical season, in which the team inspired an entire community , came to an end Saturday in Macon, as the Lady Jaguars lost the Georgia High School Association Class AAA girls basketball championship game to Morgan County, 68-61, at the Macon Coliseum. Jackson, the Class AAA Region... Continue Reading →

Maynard H. Jackson Girls Advance to State Finals!

By Seth Coleman The Maynard H. Jackson girls will represent Atlanta Public Schools in one of the 14 state championship basketball games hosted in Macon, beginning Thursday, at the Macon Coliseum. Jackson (30-1) will play for the Georgia High Schools Association Class AAA title against Morgan County (27-3), Saturday, March 5, at 3 p.m. The Lady Jaguars,... Continue Reading →

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