OAKWOOD - Despite six turnovers and nine penalties, Monroe Area showed resiliency, found a way to win and made a big stride toward clinching a playoff berth.
DAHLONEGA -- Stephens County rushed for 255 yards and got a 97-yard kickoff return from Cassadine Blassingame to post an impressive and critical 35-24 win over host Lumpkin County on Friday night.
Led by Jesse Wright's four rushing touchdowns, Union County beat Rabun County 38-14 on Friday night in Tiger.
Start with Devon Pierce, add some Markece Robertson, and just for fun, top it off with a little Ray-Ray Thomas. What does that equal? A rushing recipe for success.
Led by a defense that allowed only 77 total yards (50 rushing, 27 passing), Lakeview Academy defeated Georgia Military 31-0 Friday in Milledgeville.
Led by Cody Streetman's three touchdowns, Commerce beat Prince Avenue Academy 35-20 Friday at home.
Fannin County defeated Banks County 13-12 on Friday night in Blue Ridge. Dylan Lackey had two touchdowns (one rushing and one receiving) and Jeremy Greenway added 152 yards on 19 carries for the Leopards in the loss at Rebels Stadium. Lackey finished the game with 67 yards on 17 carries, 24 yards on two catches and quarterback Harrison Dale added 40 yards and a touchdown on 4-for-11 passing. With the loss, Banks County (6-2, 3-1 ...
Heritage kicked a field goal in overtime to beat Habersham Central 13-10 Friday night in Conyers.
North Georgia Christian Academy completed its season with a 47-24 win Friday night over Twiggs Academy.
CLEVELAND - White County High's football team has a date for the Region 8-AAA title game.
The Buford Wolves guaranteed themselves a spot in the Region 6-AA championship game by defeating Greater Atlanta Christian 39-7 on Friday in Lilburn.
Chestatee at White County When: 7:30 tonight Where: Warriors Stadium, Cleveland Radio: 105.1-FM Coaches: Chestatee, Stan Luttrell; White County, Tommy Flowers Records: Chestatee (2-5, 0-3 Region 8A-AAA), White County (6-1, 3-0) Key players: Chestatee, QB/DB Scott Chewning (5-10, 170 Sr.), WR/DB Brice Beck (6-0, 165 Sr.), LB Daniel Moreno (5-11,180 Sr.). White County, QB Cole Segraves (6-4, 195 So.), WR/RB/DB Ashely Lowery (6-2, 205 Sr.), DB Patrick Jones (5-11, 170 Sr.). Outlook: With a head-to-head ...
DAHLONEGA - Lumpkin County football coach Tommy Jones is savvy enough to know the scenario for getting his team into the playoffs; he just doesn't want to make it a conversation topic.
Gainesville moved up one spot to No. 7 in the Class AAA top 10 of the Georgia Prep Football Poll released Tuesday by The Associated Press.
While winning two varsity football games in a season would be considered a letdown at some high schools, at Lakeview Academy it's a school record.
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.