In a lot of ways, North Hall and White County have football programs that are akin to one another.
Gainesville High returned to the Class AAA top 10 rankings in this week's Georgia Prep Football Poll, conducted by The Associated Press.
Offseason strength and agility drills are supposed to ensure that a football player continues to improve and stay healthy while not practicing every day.
How efficient was Gainesville's offense in a 62-20 home win over Johnson on Friday?
It was a back-and-forth game that featured 1,056 yards worth offense and would be any defensive coordinator's worst nightmare.
West Hall fans got a sneak peak at the future of their program Friday. They had to like what they saw.
BOGART - A year removed from winning its second straight Region 8-AA championship, Jefferson finds itself in unfamiliar territory: looking up in the standings.
CLEVELAND - White County High interim coach Tommy Flowers wasn't at all floored by the fact that Friday's game against Lumpkin County came down to the wire.
Tyler Dominy went 15-for-27 passing with a 165 yards and two touchdowns to lead Dawson County to a 24-17 win over Fannin County on Friday in Dawsonville.
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.
JEFFERSON - With freezing temperatures, it took a little time for the Jefferson Dragons' offense to warm up offensively during its Class AAA state playoff opener against the Franklin County Lions.
Model beat Union County 50-36 in the Class AA state playoff opener Friday in Blairsville.
White County fell to Cartersville, the No. 1 from Region 7-AAAA, 54-0 Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs at Cartersville.
Gainesville finished the regular season with a much different feeling than it started just three months ago.
East Hall outlasted Banks County in a thrilling 35-21 win on Friday at East Hall Stadium to lock up a No. 3 seed for the state playoffs from Region 7-AAA.
West Hall's regular season began with an empty picture frame.
HARTWELL - Coming into Friday night's region championship-deciding game between the Jefferson Dragons and Hart County Bulldogs, it was the offenses that had all the attention as the driving forces behind both teams' 9-0 records.
The White County High football team is going back to the playoffs for a program-record third straight season and fourth time in five years.
Union County held on in the closing moments to earn a heart-stopping 35-34 win over Washington-Wilkes on Friday in Blairsville.
Habersham Central fell to Chattahoochee 35-28 on Friday in Mount Airy one week after ending its 21-game losing streak.
Dawson County earned its second win of the season in the 2014 finale, beating Johnson 28-0 on Friday in Dawsonville.
Commerce heads into the state playoffs with momentum after defeated Lakeview Academy 55-28 on Friday night in Commerce.
Riverside Military Academy closed out the 2014 season on a high note with Friday night's 34-14 victory in Social Circle.
Buford's defense held Stephens County to 46 total yards and only allowed the Indians to cross midfield once as the top-ranked Wolves captured their first championship in Region 8-AAAA with a 56-0 victory on Friday in Toccoa.
Monroe Area bested Chestatee 41-28 on Friday to cap a disappointing season for both teams at Monroe.