DAHLONEGA - Lumpkin County coach Tommy Jones has trouble coming up with words to describe his senior star Ian McIntosh.
CONYERS - Flowery Branch improved to 5-0 on Friday with a 51-0 win over Rockdale County at Reid Stadium.
George Walton Academy kept Riverside Military Academy winless with a 42-6 win Friday in Monroe.
The North Hall Trojans' season began to look a lot less dismal Friday night, with the home team taking down the Walnut Grove Warriors 48-7 at the Brickyard. The Trojans showed early on Friday that they weren't going to let the season's slow start weigh them down against Walnut Grove. The first three possessions by the Trojans produced 20 unanswered points, the only flaw coming when the Trojans failed on a two-point conversion attempt. ...
The Lakeview Lions won their first game of the year 10-7 against Hebron Christian on Friday in Dacula.
Monroe Area coach Matt Fligg started the Chestatee football program in 2002, so he wasn't surprised to see the War Eagles not quit after falling behind three scores.
BUFORD - It was a game Buford coach Jess Simpson called "necessary."
Towns County fell to Georgia Military 35-7 on Friday night The Bulldogs scored 21 points in the second quarter and put the game out of reach of the Indians. Quarterback Jackson Noblet was 4-12 for 84 yards and had a fourth quarter touchdown pass to Noah Calhoun for Towns County. Calhoun also led the Indians in rushing with 75 yards on 10 carries. Towns County (0-5) hosts North Cobb Christian at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Habersham Central improved to 3-2 with a 41-24 win over Madison County on Friday in Danielsville.
Monroe Area at Chestatee When: 7:30 tonight Where: War Eagles Stadium, Gainesville Coaches: Monroe Area, Matt Fligg; Chestatee, Stan Luttrell Records: Monroe Area (2-1, 0-0 8-AAA South); Chestatee (3-0, 0-0 8-AAA North) Key players: Monroe Area, QB Floyd McCoy (5-9, 175 Sr.), LB C.J. Byrd (5-9, 195 Sr.), DB Darius Blackwell (5-11, 175 Sr.). Chestatee, QB Jordan Degraff (6-2, 170 Jr.), DE Garrett Bennett (5-10, 205 Sr.), Montrai Tate (5-11, 165 Sr.). Outlook: Already off ...
BUFORD - Dequan Clark waited patiently in his stance. As a defensive tackle on Class AA's No. 1-ranked Buford Wolves, a team loaded with high-profile talent on both sides of the ball, Clark has somehow slipped under the radar of even the most attentive of prep football fans. But each week, he takes the field and waits patiently in his stance. It was in a home game against Therrell High last Friday that Clark made ...
North Hall last played a home game nearly 10 months ago, the Trojans' final game of the 2010 season.
Georgia Prep Football Poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: Class AAAAA Record Pts Prv 1. McEachern (6) 4-0 105 1 2. Camden County (5) 4-0<span ...
Gainesville sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson put on a show in the Red Elephants' 55-15 thrashing of rival North Hall on Friday. He ran and passed over, around and through the Trojan defense, to the tune of 351 yards and five touchdowns on 18 of 25 passing to go with 96 yards and three scores on the ground. For putting together that stunning performance on such a big stage, Watson has been named The Times ...
Though only weeks into the high school football season, there is already a significant divide between two 8-AAA North teams.
Deshaun Watson couldn't help but smile.
Gainesville High quarterback Deshaun Watson was named the 2013-2014 Gatorade Georgia Football Player of the Year, according to an announcement made Thursday by The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports.
BUFORD - Buford coach Jess Simpson might have the best backup quarterback in Georgia.
This is the most fun time of year to play high school football for those still in the running.
Just like last season, Gainesville's football team will have to find a way to win in enemy territory in order to reach the Class AAAAA state championship game in The Georgia Dome. Buford, meanwhile, can punch its ticket to the Class AAA title contest in the friendly confines of Tom Riden Stadium.
Not even a tender left shoulder on quarterback Deshaun Watson or a potent Mundy's Mill running game could keep Gainesville from earning a win in the state quarterfinals on Friday at City Park Stadium.
The Gainesville Red Elephants are starting to become very comfortable at playing football when the weather turns cold.
BARNESVILLE - Despite being in unfamiliar territory on Friday against Jefferson, Lamar County didn't panic.
BUFORD - It wasn't pretty, but Buford's quarterfinal matchup with fellow state power Carver-Columbus finished in usual fashion - with the Wolves on top.
This isn't uncharted territory for the Gainesville Red Elephants. If anything, the members of Gainesville's football team expected to be here, practicing the week of Thanksgiving and playing in a high-profile quarterfinal matchup on Black Friday.
JEFFERSON - Trailing by three points in the closing minutes of last week's second-round playoff matchup at Heard County, Jefferson's defense was able to do something it hadn't been able to do all game long: Make a stop.
BUFORD - Lately it's almost a given that top-ranked Buford will face Carver-Columbus in the playoffs.
Tickets for Gainesville's Class AAAAA state quarterfinal game Friday against Mundy's Mill will be on sale from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the school's lobby.
One of the few uncertain moments for top-ranked Buford (12-0) came early Saturday morning with a coin flip to determine home field for Friday's state quarterfinal game against No. 4 Carver-Columbus (11-1).
Out of all the impressive things Gainesville did in its second-round playoff win against South Paulding, it was a brilliant third quarter that stood out the most. The Red Elephants (11-1) scored touchdowns on all four offensive possessions in the third period, while stifling the Spartans' offense, to secure a 51-12 win at City Park Stadium.