Henry County guard Peyton Brown has helped lead a resurgence of senior leadership in the Warhawks' latest state tourney run. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

Senior stability has Henry County Warhawks looking to return to the state playoffs

  By Bill Renje brenje@fca.org McDONOUGH, Ga. — In 18 years of coaching basketball there’s probably very little that Vincent Rosser hasn’t seen. But earlier this season, the Henry County High coach was astonished after a tough home loss to regional rival Mount Zion, which dropped the Warhawks to 1-3 at the time. “After the

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Morrow Mustangs guard De'Ja Green (Special Photo)

BASKETBALL REGION TOURNAMENTS: A schedule of Monday’s region tournament games and full brackets

  By Gabriel Stovall gcmstovall3@gmail.com MONDAY’S REGION TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE: REGION 5-A GIRLS (All Games at Atlanta International School, 2890 N. Fulton Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA): Strong Rock vs. Atlanta International (At Atlanta International, Atlanta, GA), 4:00 p.m. Drew Charter vs. Greenforest, 7:00 p.m.   REGION 4-AAA BOYS: North Clayton vs. Douglass (At Douglass High School,

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BASKETBALL STANDINGS: A look at where Southern Crescent teams stand as region tourneys begin

Here’s a look at the final regular season standings for Southern Crescent teams, and the regions they’re in, ahead of Region Tournaments that begin in various sites Monday. Boys Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A McIntosh 25-0, 18-0 Drew 19-5, 15-3 Mundy’s Mill 18-7, 13-5 Morrow 9-14, 8-10 Starr’s Mill 9-15, 6-12 Forest Park 8-17, 6-12 Northgate

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McIntosh coach Jason Eisele has taken the Chiefs from a 9-14 2005-06 season to a 25-0 mark this season. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

McIntosh boys basketball resolute to avoid repeat of last season’s heartbreak

    By Gabriel Stovall gcmstovall3@gmail.com PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Apologies to Northgate, but when the McIntosh boys’ basketball team easily dispatched of the Vikings 71-37 Friday night, it wasn’t really that particular game that meant the most to coach Jason Eisele’s team. Sure, it was the clincher to 25-0, the Chiefs’ first undefeated regular

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Jonesboro's James "M.J." Walker was named Region 4-AAAA's top player for 2014-15

Jonesboro basketball sweeps top honors in Region 4-AAAA, ELHS coach Lisa Horton has award named in her honor

By Gabriel Stovall gcmstovall3@gmail.com JONESBORO — Since some of the best high school basketball — both boys and girls — in the state is being played right in the Southern Crescent’s backyard, it should be no surprise that the Jonesboro Cardinals swept the Region 4-AAAA Players of the Year awards. Sophomore sensation James “M.J.” Walker

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McIntosh players Cassidy Williams and Jordan Lyons named Region 4-AAAAA hoopers of the year

  McIntosh made a clean sweep of player of the year honors in both Region 4-AAAAA All Region Teams. Cassidy Williams took home Region 4-AAAAA Player of the Year honors on the girls side, while Jordan Lyons did so for the boys. Williams, The 5-foot-7 senior, was a second team All-State performer last season, according

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