HOMER - West Hall coach Tony Lotti got a muted response when he told his team to get excited for next week's decisive region battle against Lumpkin County.
When Gainesville needed a lift late in Friday's contest against Loganville, hard-hitting defensive back Toddrick Turner was more than happy to oblige.
Lakeview Academy fell to Prince Avenue Christian 49-10 on Friday at Jock Hornor Field in Gainesville.
The Knights came just short of a win on Friday in Oakwood, falling to Franklin County 14-13 at Billy Ellis Stadium.
No. 4 Jefferson stayed unbeaten with a 28-16 victory over Oconee County on Friday in Jefferson.
Habersham Central ended a 21-game losing streak over three seasons by beating North Forsyth 42-7 on on Friday in Mount Airy.
White County closed in on a playoff spot in Region 8-AAAA with a 51-22 win on Friday in Monroe.
Union County rolled up a 42-27 win over Riverside Military Academy in an offensive shootout Friday at Maginnis Field in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch rallied for the winning touchdown with less than a minute to play to upset Salem 7-6 on Friday night and stay alive in the Region 8-AAAAA playoff hunt.
After dropping its first seven games this season, the North Hall football team has a winning streak and bragging rights.
Top-ranked Buford continued its run of one-side victories, shutting out Madison County 44-0 on Friday at Tom Riden Stadium.
Lumpkin County set up a showdown against West Hall for the Region 7-AAA title by beating Dawson Couty 42-19 on Friday in Dahlonega.
A North Georgia snowstorm wasn't enough to stop East Hall from trudging past Fannin County, 38-20 on Friday in Blue Ridge.
Commerce improved to 6-1 in region play with a 42-0 win over George Walton on Friday in Monroe.
Towns County ended its season with 20-3 win over Providence Christian on Friday in Lilburn.
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North Hall picked a perfect time to turn in what coach David Bishop described as the program's best performance in almost two years.
WINDER - Messiah Dorsey wanted to send a message to the rest of Region 8-AAAAA Friday night: The senior is ready to compete with the best.
Two teams who made it to the 2014 state playoffs squared off Friday night at Viking Stadium, but the night belonged to the Pickens Dragons.
POWDER SPRINGS - Buford's 42-game winning streak came to an end Friday night at McEachern.
Northview rolled to a 54-31 victory over Habersham Central on Friday night in Mount Airy.
Zezmon Steeple had two receiving touchdowns as Banks County beat Johnson 27-14 on Friday night at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium in Oakwood.
The Lakeview Academy Lions defeated St. Francis 27-7 Friday night at Jock Hornor Field.
JEFFERSON - Ground and pound with a brick wall of defense was the formula for the Jefferson Dragons on Friday night.
DACULA - The Commerce Tigers ran their regular season win streak to seven games Friday by shutting out Hebron Christian 35-0.
LOGANVILLE - Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin said it wasn't one thing, two things or even half-a-dozen things that led to his team's lopsided ...
West Hall was so solid in its execution against Chestatee that the Spartans even turned mistakes into points Friday night.
Kelly Davis' debut as head coach at Riverside Military Academy was a challenge, and the Eagles fell to non-region opponent Fellowship Christian 28-0 on Friday ...
Wesleyan dominated Friday's season opener at East Hall, beating the Vikings 49-6.
East Jackson spoiled the season opener for Lakeview Academy on Friday, beating the Lions 21-16 at Jock Hornor Stadium in Gainesville.
Messiah Dorsey's debut as quarterback for Gainesville High was a baptism by fire in a 34-0 shutout loss to Grayson (1-0) on Friday night ...
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