HOMER - Running is not the only offense Banks County plays with - it is just one of the options they have.
Led by Jamond Witt's four touchdowns, the East Hall High football team opened subregion play with a 42-26 win over Rabun County on Friday in Tiger.
Social Circle squeaked past Riverside Military Academy 22-19 on Friday night in Social Circle.
Bruce Miller wasn't standing on the sidelines, but he's sure going to enjoy watching the film from Gainesville's game against Johnson.
Led by Addison Davis' three touchdowns and 77 yards rushing, Commerce defeated Athens Christian 28-7 on Friday in Athens.
Buford opened subregion play with a 42-7 win over Decatur on Friday in Decatur.
North Hall at Chestatee
DAHLONEGA - The final stage of Lumpkin County's football practice Wednesday may end up being the most important to have in order for tonight's game against White County (3-1) in Cleveland.
The wife of White County football coach Gregg Segraves was granted a temporary protective order on Sept. 23 after alleging multiple instances of domestic violence, including one she claims occurred on school grounds.
The first half of the regular season in Region 8-AAA has been a nice way to whet the appetite of fans across the span of this spread out region.
Flowery Branch crept up one more spot and Buford held firm to its in this week's Georgia Prep Football Poll, coducted by The Associated Press.
BUFORD - When Buford's Seon Jones went to the sideline late in last Friday's win against Lovett, the Wolves' senior running back was floored to find out he was the new owner of the school record for rushing yards in a single game.
Region 8A-AAA really is up for grabs. There is no clear frontrunner at this point.
Fans that attended Jock Horner Field in Gainesville on Friday were treated to a thrilling game as Hebron Christian came away with a hard-fought 28-19 victory over Lakeview Academy.
MONROE - All the talk leading into the season about Monroe Area's football program being a probable contender in Region 8-AAA looks to have been right on the money.
WINDER - With the star-studded duo of TJ Skelton and Evan Shirreffs on the field for Jefferson, a productive and powerful offense was expected. What was not expected was how the Dragons used almost everybody but Skelton on their way to a 41-7 win over the Winder-Barrow Bulldoggs at W. Clair Harris Stadium in Winder.
COMMERCE - After last Friday's loss, East Jackson Eagles' head coach Gary Hughes said his team had to limit turnovers to stay in games.
Madison County scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to overcome Jackson County 27-21 on Friday in Jefferson.
After 11 straight seasons of futility in season openers, Forsyth Central finally started the schedule off on the right foot.
In typical Buford fashion, seven different names appeared on the scoring sheet during Friday night's 56-0 win over Berkmar at Tom Riden Stadium.
Riverside Military Academy's defense stole the show on Friday night in Roswell as J.J. McCalston, Tarik Holmes and Chris Howard combined to lead the Eagles to a 20-10 victory over Fellowship Christian.
West Hall coach Tony Lotti had his team vote last week to decide who would be the team's top 10 leaders in the locker room for the upcoming season.
A stifling defense and a freshman quarterback led Flowery Branch to a decisive victory against Chestatee on Friday night in the Hall County rivals' first matchup since 2009.
LOGANVILLE – Gainesville has two weeks to find some continuity on both sides of the ball before the region schedule begins. The season opener was far less than what coach Bruce Miller hoped for.
Rabun County held off Habersham Central 23-14 in the season-opener on Friday in Tiger.
Union County stormed past Towns County 57-14 win in the season opener on Friday in Hiawassee.
Commerce defeated Banks County 28-21 on Friday in the season opener for both teams in Commerce.
Pickens outlasted White County 42-34 in a wild offensive shootout Friday in Cleveland.
East Hall battled its way to a 20-13 win over Wesleyan in the season opener on Friday in Peachtree Corners.
Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin remembers the beginnings of the Flowery Branch and Chestatee football programs, when the brand-new schools played each other in their first-ever game in 2002.