The month-long search for a new head football coach at Grayson has ended. Adam Carter was introduced to the Ram players Wednesday morning as the replacement for Christian Hunnicutt, who stepped down in January.

It clinched the first region title for the Grayson boys basketball program, making Saturday night’s sweep a historic one for both first-time champions when for years Grayson’s basketball programs lacked a history or tradition of winning.

The Grayson girls basketball team fought through a few different periods in which its offense slowed down and allowed Newton to close in during its Region 8-AAAAAAA semifinal game at Grayson High School on Friday night.

Three Rams — Zach Bush, Caelan Johnson and Tyler McCaskill — took the stage in the Grayson High School auditorium on Wednesday to formally announce their signings. Bush will attend Berry College in Rome, Ga., Johnson will attend Tuskegee University in Alabama and McKaskill chose Keiser University. Eight more Rams informally announced signings on social media.

Collins Hill’s Peter Smithson averaged 7.7 points per dive and totaled 56.65 points on the first day of county swim and dive championships. Four swimmers from different schools occupied the top four spots. Parkview’s Maxwell Pate edged North Gwinnett’s Nicholas Start for second place with 34.21 points. Stark’s 34.19 points settled him in third place in front of Hunter Misuraca from Mill Creek.