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.
JEFFERSON - Jefferson High quarterback Bryant Shirreffs threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns in a 57-29 win against Hart County on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Stephens County already knew it had the athletes, but Friday night proved it could give them the space they needed to make explosive plays.
Commerce was held to 80 yards rushing and 72 yards passing while giving up 333 yards to Washington-Wilkes Friday in a 33-0 loss Friday in Commerce.
Athens Christian defeated Banks County 27-21 on Friday night in Athens. Rayshon Hunter took an Athens Christian fumble recovery 50 yards to the end zone in the Leopards' loss. Tyler Hubbard completed 6 of 11 pases for 51 yards and rushed for 75 more yards on 13 carries with a touchdown for Banks County. Leopards tailback Dean Ewing had a 4-yard touchdown run. Banks County (2-2) is off this week before opening region play the ...
Clarke Central defeated Habersham Central 34-20 on Friday night in Athens. Kevin Ellison set the Habersham Central career rushing record. Ellison rushed the ball 18 times for 96 yards and a touchdown, bringing the senior's career total to 2,811 yards. He also completed 9 of 21 attempts for 152 yards and another touchdown on a 20-yard pass to Zack Franks. The Raiders were tied with Clark Central 14-14 at the half before being outscored 20-6 in ...
The start to the 2011 football season has been a case of "good news, bad news" for the Lumpkin County Indians.
Cedar Shoals at Flowery Branch When: 7:30 tonight Where: Falcon Field, Flowery Branch Radio: 550-AM Coaches: Cedar Shoals, Dreco Thomas; Flowery Branch, Lee Shaw Records: Cedar Shoals (2-1, 2-1 8-AAAA); Flowery Branch (3-0, 3-0) Key players: Cedar Shoals, RB Rodney Willingham (5-5, 155 Jr.), DE/TE Brandon Whitehead (6-3, 210 Jr.), DL Ricky Clarke (6-3, 308 Sr.), Flowery Branch, QB Kanler Coker (6-4, 210 Sr.), RB Jeremy Haley (5-8, 210 Sr.), LB Jacob Allen (6-1, 220 ...
Even though local bragging rights are always on the table when Gainesville and North Hall play, this year's game has a bit of a different tone.
The Hall County schools have played 15 games in the first three weeks of the season, and Hall County's best team, Flowery Branch, is 3-0 against Class AAAA competition.
Habersham Central senior quarterback Kevin Ellison helped the Raiders complete a stunning comeback from an 18-point deficit when he fired the game-winning touchdown pass to Zack Franks with just 32 seconds left in a 43-39 win over Salem.
Commerce held Charlton County scoreless in the second half but couldn't secure a comeback, falling 35-21 to Charlton County in the first round of the Class A public state playoffs on Friday in Commerce.
South Paulding Spartans at Gainesville Red Elephants
Gainesville wide receiver Jay Gaudlock has made the offseason decision of coach Bruce Miller look like a stroke of genius.
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.