Summit Chase to host GSWA meeting on June 10

Summit Chase Country Club in Snellville will be the host for the Georgia Sports Writers Association annual meeting on June 10. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. with a buffet dinner at the club. The menu typically includes fried chicken, roast beef, an assortment of vegetables, soup, homemade yeast rolls and cornbread, a salad …

Cartersville QB tops 2017 All-State Football Team

GEORGIA SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION ALL-STATE FOOTBALL All-Classification Player of the Year: Trevor Lawrence, Cartersville CLASS AAAAAAA Offensive Player of the Year: Chauncey Williams, Meadowcreek, 5-10, 185, Sr. Defensive Player of the Year: Trey Pinkney, Pebblebrook, 6-1, 220, Sr. Coach of the Year: Bill Stewart, North Gwinnett FIRST TEAM Offense QB Griffin Collier, Tift County, 6-2, 205, Sr. RB Chauncey …

Summit Chase CC to host GSWA meeting on June 4

Summit Chase Country Club in Snellville will be the host for the Georgia Sports Writers Association annual meeting on June 4. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. with a buffet dinner at the club. The menu typically includes fried chicken, roast beef, an assortment of vegetables, soup, homemade yeast rolls and cornbread, a salad …

Josh Pastner to speak at annual meeting

Georgia Tech men’s basketball coach Josh Pastner will be a guest speaker at the annual Georgia Sports Writers Association meeting on June 4. Pastner completed a successful first year as head coach of the Yellow Jackets. He took a team that was picked to finish at the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference to a …

GSWA responses needed for Ga. Open Records Act survey

Carolyn Carlson of Kennesaw State is conducting a survey regarding the Georgia Open Records Act Thank you to those who have already participated in the survey of Georgia sports writers that gauges their reactions to an amendment to the Georgia Open Records Act that now allows athletic departments at University System of Georgia schools 90 …

Henry Collaborates on Falcons Book

George Henry, a longtime member of the Georgia Sports Writers Association, has collaborated with photographer Jimmy Cribb on a book about the Atlanta Falcons. Henry wrote the narrative portion of “You’ll Never Get in the Game,” which chronicles Cribb’s 36 years as the team’s photographer. Henry’s work includes chapters on Arthur Blank, Jerry Glanville, Deion …