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...Lee By David Lee By Wayne Staats By Wayne Staats By Wayne Staats Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Longtime coach Otis Smart and his program, with senior Aliyah Collier starring, won the Class AAA state title with a 70-55 victory...

Laney girls basketball team honored with parade

...GHSA state title hats as they sat together on a red and white float."It was nice ? a good turnout," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "I'm proud of these young ladies, and the community showed that they're proud of them, too. It really...

Laney star Aliyah Collier finished career with title

...knew it was my last time playing, my last time ever touching a high school floor. It was wonderful."Laney coach Otis Smart has had plenty of prolific stars throughout his time as leader of the program. Collier will go down as one of the best...

Laney coach Otis Smart finally claimed elusive title

Otis Smart has won so many games, and he doesn't like taking sole credit, that the exact number escapes him ? it's well into the 700s...

Wednesday's local sports results

...Greenbrier (Silver); Lindsay Wallace, Davidson (Bronze).Rising Star (Female): Carly Heath, North AugustaRising Star (Male): Joshua Fulcher, WestminsterOutstanding Team: Greenbrier softballOutstanding Coach: Otis Smart, Laney

Laney's Collier signs with Clemson

...getting better on the court. That includes work during a trip to Italy this summer with the Clemson team ? Laney coach Otis Smart said now it's time for Collier to get a passport.Collier, who could get some early playing time in college, was...

All-Area Georgia Girls Basketball Team

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aliyah Collier, LaneyCOACH OF THE YEAR: Otis Smart, LaneyFIRST TEAMPos. Player School ClassG Jasmine Robinson Richmond Academy Soph.Athletic guard put up 19.3 points per gameG...

Laney basketball sweeps Region 3-AAA honors

...year honors out of Region 3-AAA. Ja'Shawn Brooks and Aliyah Collier took player of the year while Buck Harris and Otis Smart both won coach of the year.The Laney teams didn't lose a region game all season in winning both the regular season...

Collier looking to finish career with state title

...also played in the 2013 title game. "I've known her for a long time. She's a good person."Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said one time he snooped and got to hear Collier speak to the team. He said Collier told her teammates to play their...

Laney girls to play for state championship

...starters leave due to fouling out.The Lady Wildcats took advantage and hit 22 foul shots to easily stay ahead comfortably and reach their second state championship game in three years."We got one more to go," Laney coach Otis Smart said.