Towns County posted its first victory of the season Friday, beating North Cobb Christian 33-6 in Hiawassee.
Raider quarterback Kevin Ellison rushed 15 times for 236 yards and three touchdowns to lead Habersham Central to a 54-10 home win Friday night over Winder-Barrow.
Gainesville at Johnson When: 7:30 tonight Where: Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium, Oakwood Radio: 1240-AM Coaches: Gainesville, Bruce Miller; Johnson, Paul Friel Records: Gainesville (3-1, 0-0 8-AAA South), Johnson (0-4, 0-0) Key players: Gainesville, QB Deshaun Watson (6-2, 185 So.), DB Joseph Haley (5-10, 185 Sr.), WR Justin Cantrell (6-2, 177 Jr.). Johnson, TE/LB Jose ...
It was a tale of two seasons over the first few weeks for Chestatee and North Hall. Through three games, the teams sat at 3-0 and 0-3, respectively, opposite sides of the spectrum in the standings and the public eye, alike. And while the results were flipped a week ago (North Hall picked up its first win over Walnut Grove; Chestatee fell at Monroe Area), both the War Eagles and Trojans enter tonight's game with ...
In his fourth year of varsity football, East Hall senior running back Jamond Witt and the rest of the Vikings have the chance to win their first Homecoming game.
The top 10 teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
From the first time he stepped on the high school field, Lumpkin County's Ian McIntosh has had the ability to make big plays.
CARNESVILLE - Nothing about Gainesville's quick-strike offense has changed. A week after Red Elephants quarterback Deshaun Watson's eight-touchdown effort, he had four touchdown passes in a 42-13 win Friday against Franklin County in Carnesville. Though the Lions (1-3) had some success moving the ball running in their triple-option-style offense, the Red Elephants took all the momentum away with some big plays from Watson's arm. "We just want to play fast, score fast and keep improving ...
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."
Johnson High will continue playing a non-region football schedule for the next two years, athletic director Matt Stowers announced Wednesday at a Region 8-AAAA meeting in Oakwood.
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.