Chestatee finished its season with a 28-13 win over Johnson on Friday night at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium.
North Hall at Monroe Area When: 7:30 tonight Where: The Purple Pit, Monroe Radio: 1330-AM, 102.9-FM Coaches: North Hall, Bob Christmas; Monroe Area, Matt Fligg Records: North Hall (4-5, 3-2 Region 8-AAA North); Monroe Area (7-2, 3-1 Region 8-AAA South) Key players: North Hall, RB/LB Imani Cross (6-2, 230 Sr.), FB Caleb Faulkner (5-9, 175 Jr.), WB/CB Eli Gilmer (5-11, 175 Sr.). Monroe Area, FS Darius Blackwell (5-11, 175 Sr.), QB Floyd McCoy (5-8, 180 ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch is within sight of its first region title, and a 10-win regular season, in the 10th year of the program.
When Gainesville senior linebacker J.J. Johnson moved to the school from Towers High at the end of his sophomore year, he wasn't up to speed with the football program's tradition.
Lady Luck was against North Hall even before the season began. Entering the 2011 season with what coach Bob Christmas considered to be a very strong roster, the Trojans (4-5, 3-2 8-AAA North) suffered an outbreak of injuries before kickoff in their opening game, an outbreak that has continued throughout the season. And despite it all, the Trojans will still suit up for their game at Monroe Area on Friday with a berth in the ...
C.J. White has been through some of the toughest years in the history of the East Hall football program.
Georgia Prep Football Poll 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: Class AAAAA Record Pts Prv 1. Camden County (9) 9-0 98 1 2.<span ...
Michael Byrd couldn't believe his ears. The freshman running back for Gainesville High, had spent the majority of the season taking carries for the junior varsity team. But with just two games left to play in the regular season, Red Elephants coach Bruce Miller named Byrd the starter for their Oct. 28 game against West Hall. "I just looked at him and wondered if he was for real," Byrd said of his reaction to ...
As the regular season comes to a close, the focus of many turns to the state playoffs. This year, while many of the usual suspects are closing in on playoff berths, there are a couple of teams that are new to the scene. East Hall (5-4, 3-2 8-AA North), after a big win over Banks County on Friday, has a chance at its first playoff berth since 2000. Coming off of four consecutive losing seasons, ...
Lakeview Academy matched its school record for wins in a season with a 21-0 win over Towns County on Friday night in Hiawassee.
Lumpkin County rolled to a 41-18 victory over Chestatee on Friday night in Dahlonega. Ian McIntosh rushed for four touchdowns on the way to an Indians' victory. Logan Maye and Kelvin Williams had runs of 5 and 65 yards, respectively, as Lumpkin County snapped a three game losing streak. The Indians (5-4, 2-3 Region 8-AAA North) travel to West Hall, and Chestatee (3-6, 0-5) travels to Johnson on Friday.
On a cold and rainy night, the elements didn't hold down an explosive Flowery Branch offense and a swarming defense.
In a game it needed to win to have a shot at a region championship, North Hall missed early opportunities and fell at home to Stephens County, 39-14, on Friday.
When Gainesville High freshman Michael Byrd got plugged into the starting lineup for Friday's game against West Hall, he knew he didn't want to squander a chance to catch the coaches eyes.
Robert Prunier returned a kickoff for a touchdown to lead Union County in a 41-14 win over Towns County on Friday in Blairsville.
East Jackson defeated Banks County 14-10 in the team's season openers Friday in Commerce.
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