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Grayson (Ga.) shocks No. 5 Marietta (Ga.) after lightning delay  USA TODAY High School Sports

Grayson used a stifling defensive effort to shock No. 5 Marietta.



Georgia Tech Football: Myles Sims wins appeal, eligible against Clemson  Yellow Jacked Up

Georgia Tech cornerback and Michigan transfer Myles Sims has won his appeal against the NCAA to be immediately eligible for the 2019 season.



Star senior students of 2019 shine bright in south Fulton County schools  MDJOnline.com

Fulton County Schools has named Star Seniors for South and South Central Learning Community schools. Star Seniors include exemplary students who are ...



Westlake High grad drafted in first round of NBA draft  11Alive.com WXIA

Rivals.com reports that Chuma Okeke was the No. 16 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft.



Westlake High grad found dead in South Fulton; girlfriend injured  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 19-year-old man was killed and his girlfriend was injured after a possible home invasion early Friday, South Fulton police said. The man was found dead on ...



Ga. teen accepted to 31 colleges goes viral for inspiring photo  11Alive.com WXIA

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. -- Kayla Willis wasn't sure if she should share the fact that she had been accepted to 31 colleges - but the Internet was pretty inspired ...



Tennessee State football player visits Westlake High School after brain injury  CBS46 News Atlanta

He couldn't say many words, but Christion Abercrombie was present--walking, waving, and smiling at a community of students, teachers, and families who have ...



Mother looks for justice 3 years after daughter's death  CBS46 News Atlanta

ATLANTA (CBS46) – Fulton County detectives and a heartbroken mother are requesting people come forward with information about a teen's unsolved murder.



'He knocked the boy out': The story of incoming Husker Myles Farmer's legendary high school hit  Omaha World-Herald

Coach Scott Frost last spring dubbed Myles Farmer the most underrated member of the Huskers' 2019 class.



Georgia linebacker Jaden Hunter arrested Wednesday night  Red and Black

Georgia linebacker Jaden Hunter was arrested on Wednesday night on charges of driving with a suspended/revoked license and stopping, standing or parking ...



Local teacher using award money to pay for students to take DNA tests  WSB Atlanta

SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - A local teacher is making sure students stay true to themselves. The Westlake High School teacher recently won a $7,500 ...



Fulton County Schools, GBI host parent forum on marijuana edibles  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — Fulton County Schools hosted a parent meeting and expert panel on the danger of marijuana edibles, over one month after 28 middle school ...



Atlanta Westlake girls skipping prom to compete in GEICO Nationals  USA TODAY High School Sports

Hoops before hoop earrings for one of America's best girls basketball teams.



South Fulton student finds career path by helping others  MDJOnline.com

A senior at Westlake High School is guiding young residents, who in turn are helping him.



Westlake students show support for Christion Abercrombie  CBS46 News Atlanta

Students at Westlake High School will host two events in a show of support for graduate Christion Abercrombie.



Ross Westlake | Obituaries  MDJOnline.com

Ross Westlake, 59, died peacefully on March 27th, 2019, at home in Marietta, Georgia surrounded by loved ones.



Aspirational student tells story of debt-free college plan  FOX 5 Atlanta

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Young people heading off to college right now can tell you that it's so expensive. But a South Fulton high school student ...



Georgia teen accepted to 31 colleges  FOX 5 Atlanta

Parents are usually happy when their kids get accepted to one school, but for a Westlake High School senior, she has a lot of options. Kayla Willis was accepted ...



Atlanta's Chase Lloyd chooses to be a Commodore  247Sports

The Vanderbilt football program picked up its 11th commitment toward the 2020 class with the addition of Chase Lloyd. Lloyd is a 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide ...



South Fulton athletes on track for Powerade honors  MDJOnline.com

Westlake High School seniors Kennedy Simon and Cameron Murray were two of the best high school track and field athletes in the U.S. this season, according ...



Two metro Atlanta teens make history at Harvard  CBS46 News Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Rising seniors DJ Roman of North Atlanta High School and Keith Harris of Westlake High School were the two students who won ...



Learn how to make scholarship applications stand out at a Shiloh High School event  Gwinnettdailypost.com

The deadline to sign up for a Shiloh High School seminar designed to educate students and aspiring college applicants how to earn a college degree without ...



Two Black High School Students Make History at Harvard University  BlackNews.com

DJ Roman and Keith Harris, who are both high school students from Atlanta, recently led their team in winning the annual international debate tournament at ...



Cause Of 28 Sandtown Students Illness Still A Mystery  Atlanta, GA Patch

Police Still Investigating Students' Illness - Atlanta, GA - Twenty-eight students were rushed by ambulances to local hospitals Thursday afternoon. Officials still ...



South Fulton high schools win basketball championships  MDJOnline.com

Langston Hughes and Westlake high schools are basketball champions following the Georgia High School Association playoffs in early March at Georgia Tech.



Finalist Named For Fulton County Schools Superintendent  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

Fulton County Schools Names Next Superintendent - Sandy Springs, GA - Dr. Mike Looney has been named a finalist for Fulton County Schools Superintendent.



Local schools are cashing in on movies and tv shows  11alive.com

An 11Alive News analysis of figures from six counties shows Atlanta Public Schools were used the most for filming over the past two years.



Westlake High School No Stranger to the NFL  Patch.com

Cascade, GA - Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton is set to become just the latest former Lion to play professional football.



University announces its 2019 National Scholars class | Clemson University News and Stories, South Carolina  Clemson Newsstand

Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.



C.J. Stewart gives back to Atlanta youth through baseball  MDJOnline.com

Atlanta native C.J. Stewart had a standout prep baseball career at Westlake High School and Georgia Perimeter College, leading to his selection by the Chicago ...



Fulton County Schools to announce superintendent finalist April 17  Reporter Newspapers

Posted by Evelyn Andrews | Apr 15, 2019. Fulton County Schools to announce superintendent finalist April 17. Fulton County Schools has chosen a finalist for its ...



Georgia's Olympian Christian Coleman wants to become the fastest person in the world  11Alive.com WXIA

The famed local track and field star stopped by Westlake High School and told us about his future aspirations with the Tokyo Olympics fast approaching.



Fulton County prepares to hire summer interns | South Metro Neighbor  MDJOnline.com

Fulton County seeks to hire youth in need of employment for the third consecutive summer. For the past two summers, the county has spent more than $518000 ...



Georgia Tech Football: DB Myles Sims Transfers to Tech  From The Rumble Seat

After news broke that former Michigan defensive back Myles Sims entered his name into the transfer portal in April, it seemed only natural that a college near his ...



Lowndes High Victorious Over Cherokee High, Advances to Second Round  ValdostaToday.com

LOWNDES – With a victory over Cherokee High School, the Vikings advance to the second round of the 2018 state football playoffs. On Friday November 16, ...



Athens high school seniors to mentor female underclassmen through 'B.E.E.' Club  Red and Black

Becoming Empowered through Education Inc. (B.E.E. Club) hosted a four-day leadership camp for rising senior girls at Cedar Shoals High School from June ...



College football player, former Westlake athlete critically injured during game  CBS46 News Atlanta

A former Westlake High School football standout is in critical condition after suffering a major injury. A crippling play in a college football game brought both ...



What's filming in Atlanta now? Irresistible, HBO's Watchmen, The Outsider, Stargirl, Fear Street, and more  Atlanta Magazine

We've got another full month of film and television production in the Atlanta area. Here's what we saw, where it shot, and what those yellow signs mean: New this ...



Free summer meals for Fulton County children start June 5 at these sites  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dozens of Fulton County schools will offer free breakfast and lunch to children ages one to 18 over the summer. The “Seamless Summer Meals” program begins ...



Lanier to take part in Cam Newton football classic  WSFA

ATLANTA, GA. (WSFA) - More high school football between the states of Alabama and Georgia will be played in the coming future thanks to Heisman Trophy ...



Former Suncoast coach Bobby May hired as offensive coordinator at Westlake (Ga.)  Sun Sentinel

After stepping down as Suncoast's football coach in January, May has been hired as the offensive coordinator at Westlake High School — the alma mater of NFL ...



3 Fulton County Students Named 2019 Georgia Scholars  Alpharetta, GA Patch

3 Fulton County Students Named Georgia Scholars - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced three graduating seniors ...



High school football player dies days after collapsing on field  Atlanta Journal Constitution

They prayed for a miracle, gathering on the same field where, two nights earlier, 17-year-old Dylan Thomas suddenly collapsed during a high school football ...



Cam Newton to open cigar bar-lounge near Mercedes-Benz Stadium, just in time for Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — Atlanta's Cam Newtown is opening a cigar bar-lounge restaurant blocks away from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, just in time for the Super Bowl in ...



Parents upset over alleged misuse of booster club funds  CBS46 News Atlanta

Parents of players on the Westlake High School football team are outraged that thousands of dollars raised by the booster club were withdrawn from an account ...



Injured TSU football player to be released from hospital  CBS46 News Atlanta

FULTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46). Injured Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie has continued to make progress two weeks after an in-game ...



Tweet by girl with 31 college acceptances goes viral  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Georgia high-school senior's tweet about being accepted by 31 colleges and universities has gone viral.



Westlake HS scores Fulton County's principal of the year  MDJOnline.com

In back-to-back surprise ceremonies at their places of work, the Fulton County School System today announced its top employees – the 2016 teacher of the year, ...



Answered prayers: Christion Abercrombie's amazing recovery from emergency brain trauma  11Alive.com WXIA

The trajectories of Christion Abercrombie's college football career and quality of life were dramatically altered on Sept. 29.



Signee Spotlight: Myles Farmer can make opponents 'cry real quick' with his physicality  Omaha World-Herald

The "Signee Spotlight" provides all the information you need on the newest batch of Huskers, including rankings, evaluations and a look at how they landed at ...



College football player from Atlanta in critical condition with head injury  Atlanta Journal Constitution

There “wasn't anything malicious” about the play that left an Atlanta native and Tennessee State football player with a head injury in Saturday's game against ...



Mom of injured football player: ‘We’re not blaming. We’re blessed’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Christion Abercrombie spent five weeks on a ventilator when he was born three months early. The 20-year-old football player is once again fighting for his life.



New Wheeler football coach hired from Stockbridge school  East Cobb News

Wheeler High School has announced that Bryan Love is the new head football coach. He comes from Woodland High School in Stockbridge, and was 3-7 in ...



Fulton 2018 Graduation Rate Highest In Metro Atlanta (ICYMI)  Johns Creek, GA Patch

Fulton Graduation Rate Highest In Metro Atlanta - Johns Creek, GA - Several North Fulton high schools have graduation rates that exceed 90 percent, according ...



GONE COLD | Justice for Love: A mother’s relentless pursuit to find her daughter’s killer  11Alive.com WXIA

This is a love story between a mother and her only daughter. But a mother's love isn't enough to solve her daughter's murder—if it was, her killer would already ...



Three Fulton classmates win national scholarship  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Three students at Westlake High School in South Fulton won't pay a cent for college tuition after collectively winning almost $600000 in scholarships.



TSU's Christion Abercrombie announces Titan's fifth round pick, and it's a high school friend  The Tennessean

Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie, who sustained a serious head injury during the 2018 season, announced the Titans' fifth round pick on ...



Cam Newton set to open cigar bar-lounge near Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Renderings)  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta's Cam Newton may finally have a place to smoke with fellow cigar aficionado and Carolina sports icon Michael Jordan. And, in Newton's own hometown.



South Fulton seniors set to graduate  MDJOnline.com

South Fulton seniors are preparing to leave their high school careers behind, some for scholarship-funded futures in colleges and universities.



McEachern Student Chosen As Bank Of America Student Leader  Marietta, GA Patch

McEachern Student Chosen As Student Leader - Marietta, GA - Kennedy Head is a a Powder Springs resident and rising senior at McEachern High School.



Here is Fulton County Schools’ 2018 graduation schedule  Atlanta Journal Constitution

High schools in the Fulton County school district will host graduations for the Class of 2018 from May 17 until May 25 throughout Atlanta, Georgia.



Vigil for Murdered Fulton County Teen  FOX 5 Atlanta

Police want to know who shot a teenage girl to death in her Fulton County home.



Aspiring actor killed in the city of South Fulton  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Keenan Carter, 33, of College Park, was found dead Oct. 3 in the area of Connell Road and White Tail Lane. South Fulton police are investigating the man's ...



2019 National Signing Day: Live updates, analysis  USA TODAY High School Sports

Keep track of every commitment on National Signing Day.



Chuma Okeke selected by Orlando Magic in NBA Draft: 3 facts on former Auburn Forward  Montgomery Advertiser

Here are three things you might not know about Auburn basketball forward Chuma Okeke.



Westlake Lions score third state championship in O.T.  Marietta Daily Journal

Ending a 14-year drought, the Westlake Lions roared through four meetings with the Pebblebrook Falcons to claim the 6-A boys' basketball state championship ...



Cam Newton shares time, words of wisdom with high school football players in Savannah  Savannah Morning News

If Cam Newton is doing something — anything — he's doing so in his own way.It's a method which requires an intolerance for imperfection, a willingness to be a ...



How Myles Sims, a Michigan commit, became a top defensive back  USA TODAY High School Sports

ATLANTA — Myles Sims hated football the first few times he played it. Even 6-and-under pee-wee football in Georgia was serious. Sims, playing quarterback ...



Police search for killer of Atlanta area actor  FOX 5 Atlanta

From Atlanta to Los Angeles, hundreds in the theater and acting community expressed an outpouring of grief after the death of a local actor.



Club empowers teen girls toward community engagement  Online Athens

During the summer months, when it is more common to find teenagers spending time at the swimming pool, Akilah Blount and Jillyan Gillard are teaching a ...



Texas commit De'Gabriel Floyd brings versatile skills to All-American Bowl  USA TODAY High School Sports

Texas commit De'Gabriel Floyd turned in a monster of a senior season. The four-star Westlake High School (Calif.) inside linebacker recorded 120 tackles and ...



Grayson at Westlake Football Preview | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A breakdown of Friday night's Grayson at Westlake high school football game.



Why Carver basketball star Cochran chose this ACC school as her college destination  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Olivia Cochran, who led Carver to a state title and led Team USA in scoring during the 3x3 World Cup, committed to Louisville over the weekend. Here is why ...



HBCU Culture Weekend & Battle of the Bands to Kick Off August 23-24 at Sirrine Stadium in Greenville, SC  BlackNews.com

An estimated 30000 people will gather in downtown Greenville, SC for the inaugural HBCU Culture Weekend & Battle of the Bands scheduled for Friday, August ...



This Columbus teen is now a gold medalist for Team USA after World Cup victory  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

She didn't start playing on a basketball team until middle school, but six years later, Carver High School rising senior Olivia Cochran is an international gold ...



Texas Basketball Recruiting: Will Baker nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game  Hook 'Em Headlines

Could we see more products of a Texas basketball recruiting class take part in the McDonald's All-American Game this year, like Will Baker?



South Fulton cheerleader sets Guinness World Record  WSB Atlanta

SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - A local cheerleader has a lot to cheer about this week after apparently breaking a category in the Guinness World Records at ...



Hilltoppers adding two linebacker transfers from Louisville and Georgia  Bowling Green Daily News

Western Kentucky is addressing its linebacker needs with a pair of transfers.



TWO-A-DAYS: Belated 87 Days to Kickoff! - Cameron Jerrell Newton  College and Magnolia

Cameron Newton was going to be the next Vince Young. Standing at 6' 6” and weighing in around 240 lbs coming out of Westlake High School in 2007, the five ...



Georgia reserve linebacker enters the transfer portal  Red and Black

Jaden Hunter, a redshirt sophomore who went Westlake High School, entered the transfer portal on Friday and is now free to explore his options. He can still ...



Drunk driver in crash that killed Indianapolis Colts player from Atlanta sentenced  11Alive.com WXIA

Jackson, who went to Westlake High School, and his Uber driver, Jeffrey Monroe, were stopped on the side of the road when Manual Orrego-Zavala's pickup ...



Power Five commitment recap: June 29-July 5  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.



Fulton School Board Member Sworn Into Office  Alpharetta, GA Patch

Fulton School Board Member Sworn Into Office - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - Kimberly Dove represents parts of East Point, College Park, Union City and South ...



ALL-USA Watch: Trevor Lawrence and Cartersville improve to 4-0 with defeat of Westlake  USA TODAY High School Sports

Trevor Lawrence came out throwing and Cartersville, Ga., improved to 4-0 with a 38-5 defeat of Westlake (Atlanta) on Friday. Lawrence, the No. 1-rated pro-style ...



State Junior Olympics no match for Chestatee High's Luke Gaddis in first 2000-meter steeplechase  Gainesville Times

He could feel the breath of his last opponent as he hurdled the last barrier, overpowering the fellow 16-year-old to the finish line. It was his first time racing ...



TSU player Christion Abercrombie tweets for first time since serious head injury  11Alive.com WXIA

Injured Tennessee State University player Christion Abercrombie is showing major signs of progress - posting a Tweet for the first time he sustained a serious ...



Injured football player from Atlanta continues to improve, visits family  WSB Atlanta

A college football player from Atlanta who was injured in a game in September visit his family on Sunday.



Fulton County district plans Fairburn STEM school  MDJOnline.com

A new way for middle and high school students to learn science, technology, engineering and math is coming to Fairburn.



Love’s early success leads Westminster to the state title  MDJOnline.com

The Westminster boys' golf team secured its second consecutive Class 3A state championship and 10th overall at the Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell May 21.



Kevin Hart confirms ‘Jumanji 3’ filming  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has confirmed the “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” sequel will begin filming next year.



Stats You Need To Know As Carolina Hosts Atlanta  Panthers.com

Carolina plays its final home game of the season against Atlanta. The Panthers are looking to snap a six-game losing streak. The game marks the second of ...



How Michigan football commit Myles Sims became a top DB recruit  Detroit Free Press

Four-star cornerback Myles Sims has Detroit roots, but he fell in love with Michigan while living in Georgia.



Stats and Notes: Week 2 at Atlanta  Panthers.com

--The Falcons lead the all-time series, 28-18, including a 17-6 edge in Atlanta. The Panthers are 6-5 against the Falcons in the last 11 meetings but will be ...



30 Fulton Schools Beat The Odds In Student Achievement  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

30 Schools 'Beat The Odds' In Student Achievement - Sandy Springs, GA - The analysis measures schools against those with similar backgrounds to see ...



TSU football player celebrated at alma mater after near miraculous recovery  WVLT.TV

After suffering a near catastrophic injury, Tennessee State football player Christion Abercombie visited his alma mater in Georgia.



Power Five commitment recap: Nov. 17-23  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is less than one month away and some of the most talented prospects in the 2019 recruiting cycle are announcing ...



Watch: Cam Newton dominates in high school highlights  Sports Illustrated

Watch as Panthers quarterback Cam Newton dominates in highlights from his days at Westlake High School in Atlanta, Ga.



Emory senior helps minority high school students network into STEM research  Emory News Center

After conducting award-winning research in high school, Alexa Dantzler founded Students Obtaining Atlanta Research (SOAR) her first year at Emory to ...



Where did Cam Newton go to high school?  AL.com

Cam Newton. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during an NFL game in Charlotte, ...



Edwin Jackson's former football coach called him a 'symbol of hope'  WXIA-TV

"For us, in the program, it represented a symbol of hope," Kareen Reid, Westlake High School Football Coach said. "A guy that again you know wasn't the ...



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