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

...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...

Early setback served as motivation for Wildcats

Otis Smart took his Laney girls basketball team to a holiday tournament in Myrtle...NCAA Division I schools. "I just thought that was great," Smart said. Otis Smart led Laney to the Class AA state semifinals.

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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 girls basketball wins first GHSA state title

MACON, Ga. - Otis Smart waited decades for this. He wanted that darn gold hat.So when the Laney girls basketball team finally won its first GHSA state...

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...

Laney girls roll again to playoff win

...state playoffs. With the win, Laney advanced to the state quarterfinals."They played well," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "They've been playing well for the past four games. Tremendous effort."Laney played an almost flawlessly...

Laney basketball teams ready for state semifinals

...Dawson County, when Laney rallied from a nine-point deficit."This team is so much fun to coach," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "They play with courage and determination. They don't give up."Although they have just one senior in the...

Laney boys, girls pick up region wins against Washington County

...team didn't fall apart in a 57-43 home win Friday against Washington County."We did good," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "They're playing pretty well being such a young team."When Collier had to go to the bench with three fouls...