High 5 alum Brown gives back to foster families

A few years back, Derrick Brown was a High 5 Sports star on Friday nights. The Lanier High School graduate has always been soft-spoken, letting his play and his actions do the talking. These days, those actions have a lot to say.

High 5 alums stunned by decision to end Furman baseball

College sports programs are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina announced it was discontinuing their baseball and men's lacrosse teams. Eight member of the Paladins baseball team went to high school in the High Five Sports area.

Basketball star's season in China on hold due to COVID-19

MarShon Brooks was a star basketball player at Tucker High School, helping lead the team to a state championship in 2007. He was a standout at Providence College, and played five NBA seasons. He's seen it all on the court, but he's never seen a season quite like this one.

Norcross head coach Keith Maloof keeps coaching through quarantine

Normally early May is for spring practice where Keith Maloof and his staff at Norcross High would be finding out what they’ve got for this fall, but now Maloof is dealing with a lot of unknowns. Will there even be a season and will his players be physically ready for it?

Pinkney ready to prove himself with hometown team

The Falcons picked up Norcross High School alum Jared Pinkney as an undrafted free agent following this year’s draft. The former Vanderbilt tight end will try to make the Falcons roster when training camp begins this fall. Pinkney grew up in Gwinnett County and has favorite Falcons memory wasn’t hard to recall.

Whitewater High School alum picked by Patriots

Former Whitewater High School standout Kyle Dugger is heading to New England. The Patriots selected safety Kyle Dugger in the second round on Friday night with the 37th overall pick.

Roswell alum McKinney picked by Giants

Former Roswell High School star Xavier McKinney is heading to "The Big Apple." The former Alabama safety was picked by the New York Giants in the second round of the NFL Draft with the 36th overall pick.