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.
East Hall didn't want to be Union County cheerleaders. The Vikings would be assured of the No. 3 spot in Region 8-AA North and a spot in a play-in game, regardless of how they played Friday if the Panthers defeated Fannin County. "If we were going to have a chance to play in the playoff game we were going to earn it," said East Hall coach Bryan Gray. The Vikings earned their spot with a ...
Dawson County defeated Rabun County 41-7 on Friday night in Tiger. Zack Martin had 20 carries for 165 yards and three touchdowns and went over 1,000 yards on the season as the Tigers won their third straight game. Tyler Dominy, who passed for 76 yards in the rain, connected with Will Anglin for a 35-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. Martin added a 7-yard touchdown run to make the score 14-0 at the half. ...
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.
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