Bruce Miller likes the versatility that junior back Michael Byrd brings to the table every Friday night. Gainesville's coach thinks the Red Elephants' offense is better with a back like Byrd complimenting all-state quarterback Deshaun Watson.
Due to the large crowd expected at the Gainesville versus Flowery Branch football game on Friday, fans will be allowed to purchase tickets in advance.
Zac Little recorded two touchdowns and 89 yards on seven carries to lead North Hall to a 63-7 victory on Friday in Homer.
LOGANVILLE - Senior Night for the Loganville High football team did not go according to plan Friday as the Gainesville Red Elephants School stormed past the Red Devils 63-0.
MONROE – For the second straight year, the Region 8-AAAA title will remain narrowly out of reach of Chestatee.
White County is known for its option attack, but on Friday night in Oakwood, a few big passing plays were the ultimate difference.
Union County overwhelmed Social Circle 47-6 on Friday in Social Circle to secure a berth in the Class AA state playoffs.
BUFORD - The Buford Wolves showed Friday night they're clicking on all cylinders heading into next week's Region 7-AAA-clinching game against the North Hall Trojans. The Wolves (9-0, 6-0 Region 7-AAA) defeated the East Hall Vikings (4-5, 1-5) 70-6 at Tom Riden Stadium.
Lakeview Academy lost its season finale to Towns County 10-7 on Friday in Hiawassee.
Jefferson High has handled injuries to key players about as well as could be expected.
Habersham Central finished the season winless for the first time in history with Friday's 61-0 loss to Mill Creek in Mount Airy.
Elbert County raced to a 48-27 win over Jackson County on Friday in Elberton
Lanier defeated Lumpkin County 41-7 on Friday in Dahlonega.
Dawson County improved its state playoff hopes with a 45-14 win over Fannin County on Friday in Dahlonega.
Chestatee is acting like nothing out of the ordinary happened to Monroe Area last Friday.
In typical Buford fashion, seven different names appeared on the scoring sheet during Friday night's 56-0 win over Berkmar at Tom Riden Stadium.
Riverside Military Academy's defense stole the show on Friday night in Roswell as J.J. McCalston, Tarik Holmes and Chris Howard combined to lead the Eagles to a 20-10 victory over Fellowship Christian.
West Hall coach Tony Lotti had his team vote last week to decide who would be the team's top 10 leaders in the locker room for the upcoming season.
A stifling defense and a freshman quarterback led Flowery Branch to a decisive victory against Chestatee on Friday night in the Hall County rivals' first matchup since 2009.
LOGANVILLE – Gainesville has two weeks to find some continuity on both sides of the ball before the region schedule begins. The season opener was far less than what coach Bruce Miller hoped for.
Rabun County held off Habersham Central 23-14 in the season-opener on Friday in Tiger.
Union County stormed past Towns County 57-14 win in the season opener on Friday in Hiawassee.
Commerce defeated Banks County 28-21 on Friday in the season opener for both teams in Commerce.
Pickens outlasted White County 42-34 in a wild offensive shootout Friday in Cleveland.
East Hall battled its way to a 20-13 win over Wesleyan in the season opener on Friday in Peachtree Corners.