Lakeview Academy lost its season finale to Towns County 10-7 on Friday in Hiawassee. Jay Underwood kicked a field goal to give Towns County the lead going into halftime. Jackson Noblet scored a touchdown to put the Indians up with three minutes remaining in the game and secured the win, making the team 3-6 overall and tying them for the best record in school history. Towns County searches for sole possession of that milestone as ...
Jefferson High has handled injuries to key players about as well as could be expected. On Friday, quarterback T.J. Skelton, who has started since Evan Shirreffs went down with a broken finger last month, passed for a pair of touchdowns and 210 yards, while rushing for a long second quarter touchdown as the Dragons beat Riverside Military Academy 62-23 at Maginnis Field in Gainesville. The win moves Jefferson to 7-2, 5-1 in Region 8-AA and ...
Habersham Central finished the season winless for the first time in history with Friday's 61-0 loss to Mill Creek in Mount Airy.
Elbert County raced to a 48-27 win over Jackson County on Friday in Elberton Xavier Harper paced the Panthers with 57 yards and a score on three carries and 51 yards and a score on six receptions. Jackson County quarterback Jacob Lewis added 263 yards and a score in his 21-of-34 passing performance. He scored a rushing touchdown along with 57 yards on 11 carries. Malik Tuck added 58 yards and a score on eight ...
Lanier defeated Lumpkin County 41-7 on Friday in Dahlonega. The Indians fell to 1-8 with the loss. Lumpkin County will finish its season by traveling to face Stephens County next Friday in Toccoa.
Dawson County improved its state playoff hopes with a 45-14 win over Fannin County on Friday in Dahlonega.
Chestatee is acting like nothing out of the ordinary happened to Monroe Area last Friday. In actuality, seven Purple Hurricane players were ejected from their 68-14 win over Madison County after an altercation between the two teams. Due to Georgia High School Association rules, players involved in the fight have been suspended for tonight's game against Chestatee (7-1, 5-0 Region 8-AAAA), which will decide the Region 8-AAAA championship. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in ...
White County at West Hall
Can you believe it is Week 10 already in our football season? It seems just like a couple of weeks ago we were sitting in the stands in our short-sleeve shirts in the hot sun and are now putting on the coats and blankets to cheer on our home teams. Right now, four of our Hall County public school teams have seven wins each, and six of the seven teams are at .500 or better. ...
The Top Ten teams in the Georgia Sportswriters Association high school football polls of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
Blake Buffington's versatility served him well last Friday against Lumpkin County. The Chestatee senior rarely came out of the game, starting at running back, free safety and kick return specialist. He made every position count with a rushing touchdown, 76-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and three interceptions, leading the War Eagles to a 42-14 win over the Indians. For his efforts, Buffington is The Times' Football Player of the Week. "That game, for me, ...
Isaiah Blake scored three times to power Jefferson over Social Circle 68-0 on Friday in Jefferson.
A trio of sophomores led Buford to a 45-8 victory against Fannin County on Friday night in Blue Ridge.
Chestatee is peaking in all aspects of the game at just the right time. The War Eagles scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams to cruise past Lumpkin County 42-14 on Friday and keep their Region 8-AAAA title hopes alive. Chestatee (7-1, 6-0) put together its second-highest scoring game of the season while pulling down four interceptions, including one Zach Boerger took 90 yards for a touchdown. Throw in Blake Buffington's 75-yard kickoff return ...
As tough and physical as Friday's game for North Hall was against West Hall, it was the speed and breakaway ability of Trojans senior quarterback Andrew Smith that put the game away with a long touchdown run late in the fourth quarter at The Brickyard.
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.
Jefferson blanked Oglethorpe County 41-0 on Friday in Lexington.
St. Francis defeated Lakeview Academy 14-7 on Friday night at Jock Hornor Field in Gainesville.
Johnson lost a tight defensive battle to Druid Hills 13-9 on Friday night at Adams Stadium in Atlanta.
WARNER ROBINS - Chris Griffin knew his defensive line would need to play its best to hold its own against an offensive line that averages 290 pounds.
White County's Bill Ballard earned his 100th win as a head coach with a 35-14 victory against Habersham Central on Friday in Cleveland.
CUMMING - Devan Stringer provided Gainesville just the defensive lift it needed in its season opener against West Forsyth. Leading late in the second quarter Friday night, the Red Elephants' senior linebacker picked off a Hampton McConnell pass in West Forsyth territory.
North Hall quarterback Andrew Smith can't remember the last time he played in such a physical game.
BUFORD - All was well for the reigning state champion Buford Wolves on Friday night.
East Hall evened its record at 1-1 with a 48-12 home win over Chattooga on Friday at Rabbittown.
Defending Class AA state champion Jefferson wasted no time starting its title defense, beating rival Commerce 40-0 on Friday in Jefferson.
Johnson scored its first victory of the season Friday, beating Oglethorpe County 34-8 in in Lexington.
White County's Bill Ballard earned his 100th win as a head coach on Friday in Cleveland as the Warriors beat Habersham Central 35-14 in the teams' season openers.
DAWSONVILLE - Dawson County racked up 501 yards of total offense in a 27-13 win over visiting Lumpkin County on Friday night.