Dylan Lackey had 157 yards rushing and three touchdowns on Friday as visiting Banks County defeated Social Circle 40-14.
Ashley Lowery punched in a 4-yard touchdown run in the final two mintues of the game to give White County the 21-14 victory Friday over East Jackson in Commerce.
As good as Buford has been in the past, even Jess Simpson was surprised at how well his team began the 2010 season.
The Lions compiled 252 rushing yards as a team on Friday to defeat Fellowship Christian 29-0 in the teams' season opener in Roswell.
East Hall at West Hall When: 7:30 tonight Where: Spartan Field, Oakwood Coaches: East Hall, Brian Grey; West Hall, Mike Newton Records: East Hall (0-0); West Hall (0-0) Key players: East Hall, OL/DL Sterling Bailey (6-5, 265 Sr.), DE/RB Chaz Cheeks (6-5, 221 Sr.), WR/DB Chris Johnson (5-10, 170 Sr.). West Hall, QB Shunquez Stephens (6-4, 240 Sr.), WR William Stroup (6-6, 210 ...
Every high school football season comes with surprises. The team that won one game last season could now be a playoff contender. On the other end, a team that was in the fight for a state title could be left scrapping just to make the postseason.
In a normal circumstance, North Hall High's Bob Christmas and Gainesville High's Bruce Miller would see each other from across the football field on the sidelines, where the two coaches would be competing against each other.
After a few teams around the state opened their seasons on Friday, their was little change in the Associated Press Georgia High School football polls.
The mark of a good high school football program is one that consistently wins year-in and year-out. It challenges for subregion and region titles, flirts with undefeated seasons and sometimes finds itself on the verge of winning a state title. It does all this despite the fact the rosters change yearly, and superstars can be gone before you know it.
From crosstown rivals to possible playoff previews, these games highlight the 2010 high school football schedule.
Even if Devon Pierce resorted to revisionist history in his head, it wouldn't take away the pain of being sidelined while his Gainesville High teammates ran all the way to the Class AAA state title game last season.
Region realignment may not strike some high school football fans as the most interesting topic - it's the nature of the game with teams moving in and out, up and down, every two years.
Last year's Class AAA runner-up Gainesville Red Elephants enter the 2010 season with a slew of new players and slightly lower expectations according to a preseason poll released Tuesday by the Georgia Associated Press.