Jonesboro senior Tracy Hector scored a game-high 15 points in No. 1 Jonesboro's Elite Eight win at Johnson-Gainesville, despite nursing a foot injury. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

GABRIEL STOVALL: Tracy Hector, Jonesboro basketball is ‘Clayton County good’

  OAKWOOD, Ga. — Whether he meant to or not, Dan Maehlman gave the scouting report on his 6-foot-5 forward Tracy Hector. “Oh, he’s hurt,” Maehlman said, in the usual intense tone he uses to describe his Jonesboro team’s performances after games. “He’s playing at about 70 percent.” If you’re a hardcore fan of the

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Jonesboro coach Dan Maehlman wasn't entirely pleased with his team's performance, yet Jonesboro remains undefeated in Georgia after claiming the Region 4-AAAA title Friday night. (PHOTO: Steve Knight)

Jonesboro Cardinals repeat as region champs: Next stop, state title defense

  By James Butler HAMPTON, Ga. – A 19-point win in the game of basketball is considered a blowout 99 percent of the time. But the Region 4-AAAA Boys Basketball Championship Game was likely an example of the one percent of the time that it is not. Nationally-ranked Jonesboro stayed undefeated in the state

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