George Walton Academy defeated Commerce 24-14 on Friday night in Monroe. The Tigers allowed 17 unanswered points after going ahead 7-0 in the first quarter. Cody Streetman scored in the first quarter to put Commerce ahead until George Walton's Hunter Rice hit Nick Watters on an 11-yard touchdown pass. The game was tied at the half. The Bulldogs fumbled on the Commerce 4-yard line and recoverd the ball in the end zone to take a ...
Union County defeated Fannin County 30-15 on Friday in Blairsville. T. Bentley had three total touchdowns to help give the Panthers their first winning streak of the season with a win over the Rebels. Zach Williams had a blocked punt on the Fannin County 12 yard line, which was recovered by Ian Petkevich for a touchdown in the first quarter on the way to a 16-7 lead at halftime. Union County now is 3-6, 2-3 ...
Habersham Central held off Loganville 47-45 in a wild shootout Friday night in Loganville. The Raider defense stopped Loganville after the Red Devils recovered an onside kick with 1:18 left in the fourth quarter to snap a two-game losing streak. The final drive was one of few defensive stops on the night as the two teams combined for 1096 yards. Habersham Central scored the first points of the game on a Kevin Ellison rush and ...
Salem at Flowery Branch When: 7:30 tonight Where: Falcon Field, Flowery Branch Radio: 550-AM Coaches: Salem, John Starr; Flowery Branch, Lee Shaw Records: Salem (5-4, 5-4 Region 8-AAAA); Flowery Branch (8-0, 8-0) Key players: Salem, RB Jahaad Coleman (5-9, 170 Sr.), DB Eric Crawford (5-6, 150 Sr.), Brandon Culler (5-9, 250 Sr.). Flowery Branch, QB Kanler Coker (6-4, 210 Sr.), WR C.J. Curry (6-3, 210 Sr.), RB Jeremy Haley (5-8, 210 Sr.). Outlook: For the second ...
Things were going great for North Hall. After a difficult three-game stretch to start the season culminated in consecutive losses on the road (at Jefferson, St. Pius X and Gainesville), the Trojans had turned their season on its head. They had won four straight games, scoring 48 or more three times and allowing a combined 35 points during the streak. They were undefeated in the subregion, and controlled their own playoff destiny. And then they ...
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:
If a team loses nearly half of its roster to graduation, including the starting quarterback, leading rusher and leading tackler, a down year could be expected.
First and foremost, Flowery Branch senior quarterback Kanler Coker says his job is to move the chains when he gets under center.
A typical football helmet doesn't look like it does in the advertisements. Gone is the pristine shine and gleaming logo. They have been replaced by scuffs and scratches, scars from the constant hits that mark the violent sport in which they are used. The marks are reminders of the risks all athletes take when they wear those helmets onto the field - risks the helmets are supposed to protect against. Helmets have obviously progressed from ...
For teams in subdivided regions, including all local teams other than those in Region 8-A and 8-AAAA, this is, for all intents and purposes, the final week of the regular season.
Gainesville recorded its second shutout of the season on the way to a 48-0 rout of Walnut Grove on Friday in Walnut Grove.
After four weeks of strong play on both sides of the ball, North Hall's winning streak came to a screeching halt on Friday night against Franklin County.
DAWSONVILLE - All Dawson County wanted this season was a chance to reach the state playoffs.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch found itself in a close game for the second straight week on Friday, leading only by seven at halftime.
Tickets for Gainesville's Class AAAAA state quarterfinal game Friday against Mundy's Mill will be on sale from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the school's lobby.
One of the few uncertain moments for top-ranked Buford (12-0) came early Saturday morning with a coin flip to determine home field for Friday's state quarterfinal game against No. 4 Carver-Columbus (11-1).
SUGAR HILL - Chestatee coach Stan Luttrell has told his players all season long to give "four quarters and then some."
CLEVELAND - White County just proved it can play with the big boys in Region 7-AAA.
CONYERS - Flowery Branch shutout Heritage 33-0 on Friday night.
Josh Thomas scored three times and tallied 119 yards on the ground to lead Buford to a 42-10 win over Dawson County on Friday in Dawsonville.
Riverside Military Academy's Collin Pettell finished 10 for 10 passing for 338 yards and five touchdowns in a 56-14 win over Social Circle on Friday in Gainesville.
Less than two years into the Tony Lotti era at West Hall, it's safe to say the Spartans are running ahead of schedule.
ATHENS - Even with a slow start on offense, Friday night's game proved that once the Gainesville offense starts rolling, it is hard to stop.
Union County blanked Greene Coutny 42-0 on Friday in Blairsville.
Commerce defeated Athens Academy 28-7 on Friday in Athens.
Habersham Central fell to 0-8 with a 41-0 loss to undefeated North Gwinnett on Friday in Mount Airy.
The Eastside Eagles won their annual homecoming contest Friday night at Sharp Stadium defeating Lumpkin County 28-12.
Fannin County squeaked past Banks County 6-0 on Friday in Homer.
Jackson County fell 54-14 to undefeated Hart County on Friday in Jefferson.