Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Knights play Greenforest of Decatur in the title game at Macon Saturday afternoon.
The St. Francis Knights will be fighting Greenforest in the state Class A-Private boys basketball championship on Saturday, March 9. Tipoff is at 12:45 p.m., but if you can't make it to Macon, you can always watch the finals live online. The Georgia High School Association in cooperation with Playonsports.com is televising the boys and girls basketball championships March 7-9. St. Francis beat Aquinas High School 61-56 at a game played March 1 at Kennesaw State University to make it into the finals, as seen on video on PlayOnSports.com. Kobi Jordan-Simmons was picked as player of the game, according to MaxPreps Sports. He had 19 points in the game. St. Francis is 24-8 (12-2 in region play) on the year. Greenforest is is 26-4 (12-1 in …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Raiders came from behind to take the lead with just over 2 minutes left, but fell to a field goal with 7 seconds left on the clock.
Alpharetta High seemed poised for a storybook ending to their first round playoff game against the Mill Creek Hawks Friday night, but the visting team ended the Raiders playoff hopes with a field goal with only 7 seconds left, winning 41-39. The Raiders had trailed ever since the second quarter when the Hawks Bryson King kicked his first field goal to make the score 3-0 Mill Creek. Alpharetta managed to tie Mill Creek in the third quarter when they blocked King's next field goal attempt and ran the ball 94 yards for a touchdown, making it 24-24. But the Hawks quickly took the lead back on the next drive with just a few plays. And Mill Creek opened the fourth quarter with a quick score, extending the lead to 38-24. Alpharetta mounted …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The boys basketball team can't play in region and state tournaments this season, and the school was fined for "undue influence" toward students transferring to the school.
Milton High School lost its boys basketball coach, David Boyd, and now the team has lost any chance to be in the state tournament this season. "The Georgia High School Association has placed the boys’ basketball program at Milton High School on probation for the 2012-13 season for violating GHSA rules in regard to 'undue influence',” GHSA reported on its website earlier today, Oct. 9. The team will not be eligible to participate in the region tournament or the state tournament. The program will be on "Severe Warning Status" during the next school year, but it will be eligible for post-season play in the 2013-2014 season. Milton High also had to pay an undisclosed fine. Boyd resigned Sept. 10 after the allegations surfaced. "Undue influence…
Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Milton team lost its third game of its first season.
UPDATED: Video added from Friday night's game. Cambridge High School had opportunities on Friday night in a game against Marietta's Osborne High, but inexperience and mistakes kept the Bears out of the end zone. The Cardinals, also winless up until this game, took advantage of the young team and won, 20-0.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The high school reported problems of undue influence at the school to the Georgia High School Athletic Association.
UPDATED 11:10 a.m. Milton High School boys basketball coach resigned after the school self reported allegations of "undue influence" in its boys" basketball program. David Boyd resigned from the Fulton County Schools system on Monday, Sept. 10, according to Samantha Evans, Fulton Schools' spokesperson. "Milton High self-reported allegations of what the Georgia High School Association terms 'undue influence' in its boys' varsity basketball program," Evans said. "Due to these allegations, there will be a varsity boy's basketball coaching change." "As we move forward there will be a thorough investigation and the development of a comprehensive strategy to move our program to new heights of integrity and excellence," said Milton Principal …
Sunday, May 20, 2012
The high school's boys lacrosse team, fresh from winning their own state title, came straight to Milton Stadium.
What do you do when you've won the state title as AAAAA boys lacrosse champions? That was easy for the Milton Eagles. They came home from defeating Lassiter in overtime to cheer the Lady Eagles on to victory in their state title soccer match. The freshly crowned boys lacrosse team arrived at Milton High School's stadium at halftime in the girls soccer match against Northview. Victory was far from certain at that point. After being cheered on by Milton fans celebrating their win over Lassiter, the boys began to chant and cheer for the Lady Eagles, who seemed happy to see Milton's second state champs of the day on hand. The Lady Eagles took charge in the final 40 minutes, keeping on the attack and using strong defense to keep the Northview …
The Lady Eagles soccer team closes out the day of state championship victories.
Three title games. Three state championships. Milton High School teams won titles games in girls lacrosse, boys lacrosse and girls soccer. The girls lacrosse team took the first championship, defeating Roswell at home at Milton High's stadium. The boys were next to win, but that victory wasn't sealed until overtime in the boys lacrosse championship against Lassiter. Finally, the girls soccer team took on North Fulton rival Northview and won, 4-0, to make the school 3-0 in state championships on Saturday.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The Raider teams play a rare playoff doubleheader tonight at the school.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
For the first time in school history, Alpharetta High School will host a lacrosse playoff doubleheader today, May 8. At 6 p.m., the Lady Raider lacrosse team, led by senior captains Erica Coppage, Abby DiVagno, Kigin Hill, & Taylor Underwood, will face off against Kennesaw Mountain. Following at 8 p.m., the Region Champion Raider men will battle Woodstock. The Raider men are led by senior captain midfielder, Kyle Reed, with a team-leading 32 goals, as well as the other two senior captains, midfielder and face-off specialist Patrick Baldwin with a 76 percent face-off win percentage and goalie Kyle Seebohm, with 123 goalie saves. Baldwin is an All-American and was recently selected, along with senior defenseman Brandt Grauss, to the GHSA …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Cambridge High Bears open their first season as the school opens.
Alpharetta High will host Milton High in their football season opener on Aug. 31, according to a schedule released by the GA High School Association. The 6-AAAAAA Milton Eagles have their home opener a week later against Johns Creek, the first of three home games against North Fulton opponents. Alpharetta's Raiders, in 5-AAAAAA, hit the road for two weeks, and then settle into a schedule that has every other game at home, starting with games against three Forsyth County high schools. The schools share Johns Creek and Centennial as opponents. The Cambridge High Bears open their first football season at home against Riverwood, the first of three home games. Milton Eagles - Red, White & Blue 5-AAAAAA The Eagles were 4-7 overall in the 2011-12…
Saturday, March 10, 2012
The Milton Eagles beat the Savannah Blue Jackets 79-67 in the GHSA state boys basketball championships on Friday.