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.
BETHLEHEM - For the first time this season, the Flowery Branch football team came down to earth and played a closely-matched contest with its opponent. Even if the scoreboard says differently. The Falcons (3-0, 3-0 Region 8-AAAA) stayed unbeaten on the season with a 42-20 win over Apalachee on Friday at R. Harold Harrison Sports Complex in Bethlehem. They found themselves going back-and-forth with the Wildcats in an offensive-minded contest that featured 872 total ...
Robert Prunier returned a kickoff for a touchdown to lead Union County in a 41-14 win over Towns County on Friday in Blairsville.
East Jackson defeated Banks County 14-10 in the team's season openers Friday in Commerce.
Fellowship Christian defeated Lakeview Academy 41-14 on Friday night in Roswell.
Jackson County's late comeback attempt fell short Friday night in a 26-21 loss to Winder-Barrow.
For Flowery Branch, tonight's game at second-ranked Northside-Warner Robins is more than a season opener.
For all the eye-popping statistics that Deshaun Watson posted during his record-setting 2012 season, the categories where he avoided large numbers may have been just as important to Gainesville's state championship run.
Chattooga at East Hall
Antonio Pittman's role as a West Hall Spartan has been increasing ever since he first stepped onto the field in Oakwood.
Dawson County struck big in crucial situations to open the season Friday against East Hall in Gainesville. Leading by a small margin with five minutes left to play, Tigers (1-0, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) quarterback Zack Buchan hit running back Cody Lamar in the open field on a third-and-long at the 30 and ran 70 yards for the score, propelling Dawson County to a 29-27 win.
Andrew Smith and Brannon Dyer were the catalysts for the North Hall offense in a 42-31 scrimmage win against Salem (Va.) on Friday in Virginia.
OAKWOOD - This year, the Battle of Oakwood went to the Spartans of West Hall.
Dawson County at East Hall