On a rainy Friday night at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium, running and turnovers turned out to be the keys of the game as Monroe Area defeated Johnson 21-0.
George Walton Academy defeated Commerce 24-14 on Friday night in Monroe. The Tigers allowed 17 unanswered points after going ahead 7-0 in the first quarter. Cody Streetman scored in the first quarter to put Commerce ahead until George Walton's Hunter Rice hit Nick Watters on an 11-yard touchdown pass. The game was tied at the half. The Bulldogs fumbled on the Commerce 4-yard line and recoverd the ball in the end zone to take a ...
Union County defeated Fannin County 30-15 on Friday in Blairsville. T. Bentley had three total touchdowns to help give the Panthers their first winning streak of the season with a win over the Rebels. Zach Williams had a blocked punt on the Fannin County 12 yard line, which was recovered by Ian Petkevich for a touchdown in the first quarter on the way to a 16-7 lead at halftime. Union County now is 3-6, 2-3 ...
Habersham Central held off Loganville 47-45 in a wild shootout Friday night in Loganville. The Raider defense stopped Loganville after the Red Devils recovered an onside kick with 1:18 left in the fourth quarter to snap a two-game losing streak. The final drive was one of few defensive stops on the night as the two teams combined for 1096 yards. Habersham Central scored the first points of the game on a Kevin Ellison rush and ...
Salem at Flowery Branch When: 7:30 tonight Where: Falcon Field, Flowery Branch Radio: 550-AM Coaches: Salem, John Starr; Flowery Branch, Lee Shaw Records: Salem (5-4, 5-4 Region 8-AAAA); Flowery Branch (8-0, 8-0) Key players: Salem, RB Jahaad Coleman (5-9, 170 Sr.), DB Eric Crawford (5-6, 150 Sr.), Brandon Culler (5-9, 250 Sr.). Flowery Branch, QB Kanler Coker (6-4, 210 Sr.), WR C.J. Curry (6-3, 210 Sr.), RB Jeremy Haley (5-8, 210 Sr.). Outlook: For the second ...
Things were going great for North Hall. After a difficult three-game stretch to start the season culminated in consecutive losses on the road (at Jefferson, St. Pius X and Gainesville), the Trojans had turned their season on its head. They had won four straight games, scoring 48 or more three times and allowing a combined 35 points during the streak. They were undefeated in the subregion, and controlled their own playoff destiny. And then they ...
The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
If a team loses nearly half of its roster to graduation, including the starting quarterback, leading rusher and leading tackler, a down year could be expected.
First and foremost, Flowery Branch senior quarterback Kanler Coker says his job is to move the chains when he gets under center.
A typical football helmet doesn't look like it does in the advertisements. Gone is the pristine shine and gleaming logo. They have been replaced by scuffs and scratches, scars from the constant hits that mark the violent sport in which they are used. The marks are reminders of the risks all athletes take when they wear those helmets onto the field - risks the helmets are supposed to protect against. Helmets have obviously progressed from ...
For teams in subdivided regions, including all local teams other than those in Region 8-A and 8-AAAA, this is, for all intents and purposes, the final week of the regular season.
Gainesville recorded its second shutout of the season on the way to a 48-0 rout of Walnut Grove on Friday in Walnut Grove.
After four weeks of strong play on both sides of the ball, North Hall's winning streak came to a screeching halt on Friday night against Franklin County.
DAWSONVILLE - All Dawson County wanted this season was a chance to reach the state playoffs.
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