Knowing Kamar Baldwin to be a humble star, Ryan Miller had to figure out a way to get the Apalachee basketball great to go along with having a book written about him.
Four Apalachee High School senior girls’ soccer players recently signed to continue their playing careers in college, and three of them will remain teammates.
A solid crowd turned out Friday, March 13, at R. Harold Harrison Stadium to watch the Apalachee and Winder-Barrow soccer teams battle in what were the last high school sports contests in Barrow County for at least the next four weeks as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues its spread a…
The Apalachee High School boys’ soccer team blanked visiting Lanier High School 1-0 on Friday, March 6, but then suffered their first region loss at Habersham Central, 3-1, on Tuesday, March 10.
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Apalachee High School senior soccer player Sarah Currey signed with Truett McConnell University of Friday, March 6. Currey is a four-year varsity starter and has scored 50-plus goals during her career. She’s one of the most versatile players the program has seen, AHS coach Paul Thornton said…
Former Apalachee High School basketball standout and Butler University shooting guard Kamar Baldwin was honored Wednesday, March 4, during Senior Night festivities in Indianapolis. Baldwin, a four-year starter, is having a stellar senior season, averaging 16.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.3 assis…
The Apalachee High School baseball team had a successful road trip to Macon on Saturday, Feb. 22, earning a sweep of Rutland High School.
There was no Cinderella championship run through the GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA tournament this year for the Apalachee boys’ basketball team.
The 2019-20 season was not the one Derrick Allen necessarily envisioned when he took over the Apalachee girls’ basketball program, seeking to lead the Lady Wildcats to a state playoff berth.
The Apalachee High School Lady Wildcats soccer team used a strong defensive performance in its season opener for a 1-1 tie against visiting Jackson County on Friday, Feb. 7.
The Apalachee High School boys’ soccer team engaged in a defensive struggle in its season opener with visiting Jackson County on Friday, Feb. 7, at R. Harold Harrison Stadium, but held on for a 1-0 victory.
A turnaround season for the Winder-Barrow boys' basketball team nearly came to a quick and bitter end Thursday night, Feb. 6. But the Bulldoggs rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat Habersham Central 77-68 in overtime in the first round of the GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA tournament at…
Three Winder-Barrow wrestlers and one from Apalachee had first-place finishes Saturday, Feb. 1, in the GHSA Area 8-AAAAAA tournament, while four more Bulldoggs and five additional Wildcats qualified for the upcoming state sectionals this weekend.
A basket by Apalachee High School’s Kesley Knox tied the score against Habersham Central with 5:52 left in the third quarter in a region matchup on Friday, Jan. 31. The visiting Lady Raiders, however, would then close out the quarter on a 17-0 run to take control of the contest on their way …
The Apalachee High School boys’ basketball team earned its first region win of the 2019-20 season on Friday, Jan. 31, and Wildcats coach Ty Rowland said it could not have happened at a more opportune time.
Apalachee High School wrestling coach Randy Hill is optimistic about his athletes as they make final preparations for the GHSA Area 8-AAAAAA traditional tournament.
Apalachee High School senior volleyball player Logan Butchart signed on Jan. 14 to play at Truett McConnell University next fall. Butchart, a middle and right side hitter, had 109 kills, 45 aces and 38 blocks last fall in helping lead the Wildcats to a 44-8 record and a second straight regio…
Winder-Barrow boys’ basketball coach Travis McDaniel has praised his team’s senior leadership and ability to handle adversity throughout the year — big reasons, he says, that the Bulldoggs have been able to avoid any losing streaks longer than two games.
First-year Winder-Barrow head coach Travis McDaniel believes that two of the key factors to his team’s fast start this season have been a tougher resilience and the confidence that it can win any time it steps on the floor.
Despite the end-of-season departures from the main coaches who recruited him, Nate Hodnett didn’t waver from his commitment to Tennessee Tech, and the program’s head coach reassured him he was still very much wanted on campus.
Madison County did its best to keep Apalachee in the game Tuesday night, Dec. 10, but a near quadruple-double by Kayla McPherson prevented the Red Raiders from succumbing to their mistakes.
The Madison County boys’ basketball team had a knack for playing close games with more athletic teams. But Apalachee had more advantages than just athleticism.
Apalachee junior wrestler Bryson Ferguson, a two-time reigning area champion at 138 pounds, continued his strong start to the season at 152 pounds on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Apalachee High School Lady Wildcats scored the first basket in their home game with Walnut Grove on Tuesday, Dec. 3, but would never lead again.
One of Apalachee wrestling coach Randy Hill’s top goals the last few years has been to grow the program’s numbers, and he is starting to see that pay off this year.
Winder-Barrow will be staying put and Apalachee will be dropping down a class under the GHSA’s reclassification for the next two school years, while Barrow County’s new high school has tentatively been placed in the lowest classification.
The Apalachee boys' basketball team got the season off to a solid start Tuesday, Nov. 12, throttling Flowery Branch 58-37 at home.
With his team’s postseason hopes gone, Apalachee coach Tony Lotti wanted the Wildcats to treat their season finale at home against Habersham Central on Friday, Nov. 8, like a playoff game and give the senior class one last chance to ring the victory bell in the end zone.
A pair of local senior high school softball players garnered all-state recognition and will be competing in all-star games later this month.
The Apalachee High School football team has two region games remaining on the 2019 schedule and will need wins in both to have a chance at the postseason.
The 2019 softball season came to an end for Apalachee High School in Columbus with a pair of disappointing one-run setbacks in the GHSA Class AAAAAA Elite Eight.
The Apalachee High School Wildcats put up a fight but the visiting Lanier High School Longhorns remained undefeated with a 45-13 win at R. Harold Harrison Stadium on Friday, Oct. 25.
The Apalachee softball team's season came to a disappointing end Friday afternoon in Columbus as the Wildcats dropped an elimination game 3-2 to Northgate in the GHSA Class AAAAAA Elite Eight tournament.
The Apalachee girls’ cross country team will have one more run together this season when the Wildcats compete in the GHSA Class AAAAAA state meet in Carrollton.
It was an all too familiar feeling of disappointment for the Apalachee volleyball team on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Apalachee head softball coach Allan Bailey knew his team would have its hands full on the road with Effingham County in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA playoffs. But because the Wildcats had been battle-tested by a difficult schedule throughout the season, he liked their chances al…
The Apalachee High School football team was off on Friday, Oct. 11, but thoughts were already on its upcoming contest on Friday, Oct. 18.
The Apalachee and Effingham County softball teams split the first two games of their GHSA Class AAAAAA second-round playoff series Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Springfield.
Apalachee volleyball coach Joey Alfonso said the word of the 2019-2020 school year among students is “perseverance,” and his team showed plenty of that at home Saturday, Oct. 12, in the GHSA Area 8-AAAAAA tournament.
Apalachee High School head softball coach Allan Bailey has preached the motto, “Whatever it takes,” this season. And on Wednesday, Oct. 9 — when the Wildcats started with a runner automatically at second base in the bottom of the 10th inning of a tied third and decisive game of their first-r…
The Apalachee High School football team was certainly disappointed in the outcome of the Battle of Barrow matchup on Friday, Oct. 4, but the Wildcats don’t have the luxury of dwelling on it at this point.
With their backs against the wall and their season on the brink, the Apalachee High School Wildcats answered the bell on Tuesday, Oct. 8.
A year ago, Harlin Brown and Winder-Barrow came up on the short end of the “Battle of Barrow” when the normally sure-footed kicking specialist’s rare missed extra-point attempt opened the door for a 7-6 win by Apalachee in overtime.
There will be two things on the line Friday, Oct. 4, when county rivals Apalachee and Winder-Barrow square off at W. Clair Harris Stadium in the 16th rendition of the “Battle of Barrow” at 7:30 p.m.
The Winder-Barrow boys and Apalachee girls both finished fifth overall Saturday, Sept. 28, in the annual Anthony “Apple” Hawkins Invite at Apalachee High School.
Apalachee knocked off top-ranked Dacula on the road, and Winder-Barrow claimed the No. 3 seed in GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA as the teams wrapped up their regular season Tuesday, Oct. 1, and will now get set for the state playoffs.