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.
White County held Oconee to (-7) yards rushing and outgained Oconee by more than 220 yards of total offense, but were unable to overcome three turnovers in the red zone, losing 27-24 Friday in Cleveland.
Top-ranked Buford rolled to its fifth straight victory of the season, beating Therrell 49-0 on Friday night at Tom Riden Stadium.
With one long 85-yard pass play from Gainesville quarterback Deshaun Watson to receiver Tray Harrison on Friday, it took all the momentum away from North Hall after its touchdown three plays earlier in the first half at City Park.
One quarterback walked off the field with a big grin; the other in tears. But both should be proud after stellar performances in a game that, excuse the cliché, no one deserved to lose. Jordan Degraff hit Kelly Arthur on a 20-yard touchdown pass with 1:55 to play, helping Chestatee survive a furious second-half rally by Dawson County for a thrilling 27-22 win Friday at War Eagles Field. Degraff threw a touchdown and ran for ...
The Falcons won with offense, they won with special teams, and more than anything else, they won with defense.
Class AA's top-ranked Buford High continued their dominance in a full team effort as seven different Buford players scored touchdowns with a 49-0 win against Therrell in Buford on Friday.
East Hall lost on the road to Adairsville 25-9 on Friday night. Cameron Davis scored the Vikings' lone touchdown on a 1-yard touchdown run. Edgar Cerrano added a 40-yard field goal for East Hall. East Hall (2-2) is off Friday and hosts Rabun County on Sept 30.
BUFORD - Jess Simpson doesn't care if his team breaks the state's all-time single-season scoring record of 682 points.
In a move to build a more competitive football program for the future, Johnson High's administration made its decision known Wednesday to continue playing a non-region football schedule for the next two years during the Region 8-AAAA meeting Wednesday 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.