Habersham Central finished the season winless for the first time in history with Friday's 61-0 loss to Mill Creek in Mount Airy.
Elbert County raced to a 48-27 win over Jackson County on Friday in Elberton Xavier Harper paced the Panthers with 57 yards and a score on three carries and 51 yards and a score on six receptions. Jackson County quarterback Jacob Lewis added 263 yards and a score in his 21-of-34 passing performance. He scored a rushing touchdown along with 57 yards on 11 carries. Malik Tuck added 58 yards and a score on eight ...
Lanier defeated Lumpkin County 41-7 on Friday in Dahlonega. The Indians fell to 1-8 with the loss. Lumpkin County will finish its season by traveling to face Stephens County next Friday in Toccoa.
Dawson County improved its state playoff hopes with a 45-14 win over Fannin County on Friday in Dahlonega.
Chestatee is acting like nothing out of the ordinary happened to Monroe Area last Friday. In actuality, seven Purple Hurricane players were ejected from their 68-14 win over Madison County after an altercation between the two teams. Due to Georgia High School Association rules, players involved in the fight have been suspended for tonight's game against Chestatee (7-1, 5-0 Region 8-AAAA), which will decide the Region 8-AAAA championship. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in ...
White County at West Hall
Can you believe it is Week 10 already in our football season? It seems just like a couple of weeks ago we were sitting in the stands in our short-sleeve shirts in the hot sun and are now putting on the coats and blankets to cheer on our home teams. Right now, four of our Hall County public school teams have seven wins each, and six of the seven teams are at .500 or better. ...
The Top Ten teams in the Georgia Sportswriters Association high school football polls of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
Blake Buffington's versatility served him well last Friday against Lumpkin County. The Chestatee senior rarely came out of the game, starting at running back, free safety and kick return specialist. He made every position count with a rushing touchdown, 76-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and three interceptions, leading the War Eagles to a 42-14 win over the Indians. For his efforts, Buffington is The Times' Football Player of the Week. "That game, for me, ...
Isaiah Blake scored three times to power Jefferson over Social Circle 68-0 on Friday in Jefferson.
A trio of sophomores led Buford to a 45-8 victory against Fannin County on Friday night in Blue Ridge.
Chestatee is peaking in all aspects of the game at just the right time. The War Eagles scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams to cruise past Lumpkin County 42-14 on Friday and keep their Region 8-AAAA title hopes alive. Chestatee (7-1, 6-0) put together its second-highest scoring game of the season while pulling down four interceptions, including one Zach Boerger took 90 yards for a touchdown. Throw in Blake Buffington's 75-yard kickoff return ...
As tough and physical as Friday's game for North Hall was against West Hall, it was the speed and breakaway ability of Trojans senior quarterback Andrew Smith that put the game away with a long touchdown run late in the fourth quarter at The Brickyard.
The Pickens offense did not take the field in the second half until 11:38 left in the fourth quarter, but the Dragons still held on to beat Johnson 21-14.
Coming into Friday night's game, the East Hall Vikings had been competitive in region play but hadn't yet won a region game.
BUFORD - When Buford walked off the field following the first half of last Friday's semifinal game against Callaway, the Wolves were trailing for the first time all season.
Fourteen Gainesville high football players and 10 Flowery Branch players earned 8-AAAAA All-Region honors, announced Monday.
Gainesville quarterback Deshaun Watson will undergo an MRI early this week to determine the severity of a knee injury he suffered in the closing minutes of Friday night's 20-14 loss to Tucker in the Class AAAAA state semifinals, Red Elephants coach Bruce Miller confirmed Sunday morning.
BUFORD - What a difference a half makes.
CLARKSTON – It shouldn't have ended this way.
CLARKSTON - Gainesville stood toe to toe with Tucker for most of the night in the Class AAAAA state semifinals on Friday at Hallford Stadium in Clarkston. What kept it close was the Red Elephants' remarkable defense for most of the night against the Tigers' vaunted running game.
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.