Some impressive high school football playoff streaks are alive and well for Friday's contests. Commerce (5-5) is ready to make its 16th consecutive playoff appearance as Class A's state tournament opens Friday, Buford (8-3) is in the second round of the postseason for the 14th consecutive season, while Gainesville (8-3) is in the Round of 16 for the fifth straight season.
Next Week's High School Playoff Games Class AAAAAA Marietta at Lovejoy North Gwinnett at Grayson North Cobb at Hughes Brookwood at Mill Creek East Coweta at Camden County South Gwinnett at Norcross Colquitt County at Newnan Parkview at West Forsyth Class AAAAA Thomas County Central at Northside-Warner Robins North Paulding at Tucker Union Grove at Ware County East Paulding vs. Stephenson/Pope winner Harris County vs. Warner Robins/Richmond Hill winner ...
With fireworks exploding in the background after a heated first-round playoff game, the North Hall Trojans gathered at the middle of The Brickyard to celebrate their first playoff win since 2009.
The Buford Wolves showcased a strong offensive performance while the defense held Cedar Grove in check for a 41-27 victory Friday night at Tom Riden Stadium in Buford.
JEFFERSON - With the No. 1 seed and homefield advantage through the first two rounds of the state playoffs, the Jefferson Dragons wanted to take advantage of what they had earned in the regular season and ride through round one.
White County fell to Blessed Trinity 35-14 on Friday in Roswell in the opening round of the state playoffs.
Gainesville made the most of a fresh start Friday to open the Class AAAAA state playoffs. Following two frustrating losses to round out the regular season, the Red Elephants jumped off the mat with a dominating 41-14 win in the first round against Rome (8-3) at City Park Stadium. "I kept telling the team that this is the time to turn the page," Gainesville coach Bruce Miller said. "The defense played great tonight. Offense did ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Being a No. 4 seed apparently didn't bother North Paulding on Friday ... unfortunately for Flowery Branch.
Jackson County lost to Cartersville 56-21 on Friday in Cartersville in the Panthers' first-ever state playoff appearance.
Dawson County fell to St. Pius X 72-28 on Friday in Atlanta in the opening round of the state Class AAA playoffs.
So much went wrong for the Chestatee War Eagles on Friday night, yet they still battled back.
This is when all the time spent practicing pass coverages and the summer 7-on-7 drills will really come in handy.
Rome at Gainesville When: 7:30 tonight Where: City Park Stadium, Gainesville Radio: 1240-AM Coaches: Rome, Franco Perkins; Gainesville, Bruce Miller Records: Rome (8-2, No. 3 Region 5-AAAAA), Gainesville (7-3, No. 2 Region 8-AAAAA) Key players: Rome, RB Myron Washington (Jr.); RB Frank Griffin (Jr.); QB Bo Tucker (Jr.). Gainesville, QB Deshaun Watson (6-3, 195 Jr.); WR Rodney Lackey (5-10, 160 So.); LB Devan Stringer (5-10, 190 Jr.). Outlook: Gainesville and Rome have both grown accustomed ...
The North Hall Trojans don't try to trick opponents. Their old-school offensive system, the wishbone, is not complicated. They win by achieving the goal that the offensive line laid down before the season began. "As a whole, the offensive line's goal was to be dominant this year," senior center Avery Easton said. "We know we open up the holes for the running backs, so they can do their thing." With an 8-2 record, the first ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - It took less than one practice for Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin to figure out he had a football player on his hands in Jacob Allen.