May 3, 2011
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Wesleyan senior Holli Wilkins made a commitment this week to the Furman women's basketball program, choosing the Paladins over offers from Old Dominion, William and Mary, Chattanooga and Davidson.
Wesleyan senior Holli Wilkins made a commitment this week to the Furman women’s basketball program, choosing the Paladins over offers from Old Dominion, William and Mary, Chattanooga and Davidson.
Game 3 of a second-round Class A state playoff series with Darlington proved to be one of the few times Wesleyan's baseball team just couldn't come up with the big hit.
Wesleyan senior Andrew Frerking, a standout on the Wolves’ football and basketball teams, has accepted a preferred walk-on spot with the Baylor University football team.
After Wesleyan's No. 2 doubles team of Zach Taylor and Andrew Dorman lost in the third set to Pace in the region tournament, head coach Brad Dehem told them not to worry.
LINCOLNTON — Will Anderson had four hits and Wesleyan belted four home runs to sweep their first-round doubleheader in the Class A state playoffs with wins of 15-11 and 11-1 at Lincoln County on Friday.
First Presbyterian got two more fairly quick goals and locked up a 4-0 win to eliminate the Wolves from the Class A playoffs Tuesday.
FAIRBURN -- Wesleyan won its third girls region track and field championship in a row on Tuesday at Landmark Christian -- barely. The Wolves tied with First Presbyterian Day with 102 points to claim the Region 5-A title.
NORCROSS — Clinging to a one-goal lead in the second half at home in the opening round of the Class A boys soccer playoffs, Wesleyan couldn’t find a way to punch in another goal and breathe a little easier down the stretch.
ALPHARETTA — Wesleyan’s 1,600-meter relay team placed second to earn a trip to the state meet and clinch the Region 5-A track and field championship on Tuesday at Mount Pisgah.
ALPHARETTA -- Wesleyan only had two state qualifiers, but it was good enough to give the Wolves a first-place lead at the Region 5-A boys track and field meet on Monday.
ALPHARETTA — Wesleyan only had two state qualifiers, but it was good enough to give the Wolves a first-place lead at the Region 5-A boys track and field meet on Monday.
ATLANTA -- Miles Laughlin and Harrison Cheeley each scored three goals to lead Wesleyan to a 9-4 win over Holy Innocents' in a non-region match.
Wesleyan’s Jan Azar was announced Thursday as the Metro Atlanta Girls High School Coach of the Year, leading a list of locals who were honored by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Azar led the Wolves to their fourth straight state championship last weekend and their eighth in 10 games.
Four members of Wesleyan’s Class AAAA-A state championship swimming and diving team have selected colleges, including Georgia-bound Will Gregory and Bobby Chambless.
Three Wesleyan senior football players have accepted opportunities as preferred walk-ons with college programs, including Kyle Karempelis and Merritt Hall to Georgia.
Wesleyan diver Zach Hernandez, a two-time defending Class AAAA-A champion, committed to the University of Florida diving team on Tuesday.
Lauren Hall of Wesleyan won the one-meter title and was second in the three-meter competition at last week’s USA Diving Spring Region 7 Championships in Coral Springs, Fla.
MARIETTA — There is really only one thing that the Wesleyan girls haven’t accomplished in their more than a decade long run of basketball success.
MABLETON — It was a game of intensity with surges back and forth by two talented teams.
NORCROSS — There was bad news and worse news for the Warren County girls basketball team on Friday. The bad news? The team bus got lost on the way to Wesleyan for their first-round Class A playoff game. The worse news? The driver eventually found the school.
NORCROSS — The Wesleyan boys defeated Whitefield Academy for the Class A title a year ago. Now the Wolves will have to play the Wolfpack in the first round of the state tournament Saturday night.
ATLANTA — The Wesleyan boys won the Class A state title a year ago despite not having a single home game. This year the Wolves get at least one, but it will be in the new preliminary round.
ATLANTA — Not having lost since before Christmas, the No. 1-ranked Wesleyan girls appear poised for a fourth straight state-title run.
ATLANTA — It seemed like a good omen for Wesleyan’s boys when Andrew Frerking hit a wide-open 3-pointer with the first shot in the Wolves’ Region 5-A semifinal against St. Francis.