Gainesville at Johnson When: 7:30 tonight Where: Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium, Oakwood Radio: 1240-AM Coaches: Gainesville, Bruce Miller; Johnson, Paul Friel Records: Gainesville (3-1, 0-0 8-AAA South), Johnson (0-4, 0-0) Key players: Gainesville, QB Deshaun Watson (6-2, 185 So.), DB Joseph Haley (5-10, 185 Sr.), WR Justin Cantrell (6-2, 177 Jr.). Johnson, TE/LB Jose ...
It was a tale of two seasons over the first few weeks for Chestatee and North Hall. Through three games, the teams sat at 3-0 and 0-3, respectively, opposite sides of the spectrum in the standings and the public eye, alike. And while the results were flipped a week ago (North Hall picked up its first win over Walnut Grove; Chestatee fell at Monroe Area), both the War Eagles and Trojans enter tonight's game with ...
In his fourth year of varsity football, East Hall senior running back Jamond Witt and the rest of the Vikings have the chance to win their first Homecoming game.
The top 10 teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
From the first time he stepped on the high school field, Lumpkin County's Ian McIntosh has had the ability to make big plays.
CARNESVILLE - Nothing about Gainesville's quick-strike offense has changed. A week after Red Elephants quarterback Deshaun Watson's eight-touchdown effort, he had four touchdown passes in a 42-13 win Friday against Franklin County in Carnesville. Though the Lions (1-3) had some success moving the ball running in their triple-option-style offense, the Red Elephants took all the momentum away with some big plays from Watson's arm. "We just want to play fast, score fast and keep improving ...
DAHLONEGA - Lumpkin County coach Tommy Jones has trouble coming up with words to describe his senior star Ian McIntosh.
CONYERS - Flowery Branch improved to 5-0 on Friday with a 51-0 win over Rockdale County at Reid Stadium.
George Walton Academy kept Riverside Military Academy winless with a 42-6 win Friday in Monroe.
The North Hall Trojans' season began to look a lot less dismal Friday night, with the home team taking down the Walnut Grove Warriors 48-7 at the Brickyard. The Trojans showed early on Friday that they weren't going to let the season's slow start weigh them down against Walnut Grove. The first three possessions by the Trojans produced 20 unanswered points, the only flaw coming when the Trojans failed on a two-point conversion attempt. ...
The Lakeview Lions won their first game of the year 10-7 against Hebron Christian on Friday in Dacula.
Monroe Area coach Matt Fligg started the Chestatee football program in 2002, so he wasn't surprised to see the War Eagles not quit after falling behind three scores.
BUFORD - It was a game Buford coach Jess Simpson called "necessary."
Towns County fell to Georgia Military 35-7 on Friday night The Bulldogs scored 21 points in the second quarter and put the game out of reach of the Indians. Quarterback Jackson Noblet was 4-12 for 84 yards and had a fourth quarter touchdown pass to Noah Calhoun for Towns County. Calhoun also led the Indians in rushing with 75 yards on 10 carries. Towns County (0-5) hosts North Cobb Christian at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Habersham Central improved to 3-2 with a 41-24 win over Madison County on Friday in Danielsville.
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