DAHLONEGA -- Stephens County rushed for 255 yards and got a 97-yard kickoff return from Cassadine Blassingame to post an impressive and critical 35-24 win over host Lumpkin County on Friday night.
Led by Jesse Wright's four rushing touchdowns, Union County beat Rabun County 38-14 on Friday night in Tiger.
Start with Devon Pierce, add some Markece Robertson, and just for fun, top it off with a little Ray-Ray Thomas. What does that equal? A rushing recipe for success.
Led by a defense that allowed only 77 total yards (50 rushing, 27 passing), Lakeview Academy defeated Georgia Military 31-0 Friday in Milledgeville.
Led by Cody Streetman's three touchdowns, Commerce beat Prince Avenue Academy 35-20 Friday at home.
Fannin County defeated Banks County 13-12 on Friday night in Blue Ridge.
Heritage kicked a field goal in overtime to beat Habersham Central 13-10 Friday night in Conyers.
North Georgia Christian Academy completed its season with a 47-24 win Friday night over Twiggs Academy.
CLEVELAND - White County High's football team has a date for the Region 8-AAA title game.
The Buford Wolves guaranteed themselves a spot in the Region 6-AA championship game by defeating Greater Atlanta Christian 39-7 on Friday in Lilburn.
Chestatee at White County
DAHLONEGA - Lumpkin County football coach Tommy Jones is savvy enough to know the scenario for getting his team into the playoffs; he just doesn't want to make it a conversation topic.
Gainesville moved up one spot to No. 7 in the Class AAA top 10 of the Georgia Prep Football Poll released Tuesday by The Associated Press.
While winning two varsity football games in a season would be considered a letdown at some high schools, at Lakeview Academy it's a school record.
White County needs just one win to end two years of frustration.
Of all the things Chase Sims remembers from the Battle of Oakwood last year, his first game as a member of Johnson's varsity roster, it was the noise that stuck with him the most.
Gainesville at Grayson
Week 0 gave area football fans a taste of what is to come this season, highlighted by a nationally-televised defensive battle between No. 1 Buford and Trinity Christian Academy of Jacksonville, Fla.
BUFORD - Top-ranked Buford didn't waste any time Saturday night.
Jess Simpson knew that if he was going to schedule a season opener worthy of his zealous fan base, he better schedule the best team he could.
JEFFERSON – Jefferson's season started off about as flawless as any team could hope for.
DANIELSVILLE - Early turnovers put Johnson in a hole that it never found a way out of against Madison County.
Chestatee lineman Matthew Pruitt couldn't see teammate Kris Pierce bring a 55-yard interception back for a touchdown halfway through the third quarter of Thursday's scrimmage against East Hall.
The spring workouts wrapped up long ago. The summer conditioning program is through. Preseason tests are out of the way.