Chestatee High running back Ben Souther has big shoes to fill, if tradition holds steady in the War Eagle football program. Playing in an option-based offense, the War Eagles' running backs will get plenty of chances to show what they can do with the ball.
Souther, a junior, looks to become the third installment in Chestatee's history of successful running backs.
ATLANTA - After losing to Class AAAAA No. 3 Northside-Warner Robins, Class AAA Carver-Columbus drops to No. 2 and makes way for Cairo to top the poll in this week's Associated Press high school football poll.
September 20, 2008|
The Associated Press
I think it's safe to say that Gainesville High has the most exciting football team in Region 7-AAA to watch this season. The Red Elephants (3-0) have the most electrifying athletes, most dangerous quarterback and best defensive production - this side of Buford.
JEFFERSON - After opening the season with impressive wins over its rival and in the region opener last week, Jefferson made an even bigger statement in its home opener against Region 8-AA defending champ Fannin County in a Week 3 showdown of two undefeated squads.
The Jefferson High softball team won one of four games played in the Oconee County tournament Friday and Saturday in Watkinsville. The Dragons earned their only win against Jackson County 8-0 on Saturday.
September 17, 2008|
From staff reports
Riverside Military Academy's football team is taking Region 8-AA by storm with three wins right out of the gate to open the season. The Eagles (3-0, 2-0) got their biggest win of the season with a 48-2 victory over Rabun County (0-3) Friday night at Maginnis Field.
David Hartis was in the audience when friend and former protégé Doug Thurmond was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2007. Nine years later, Hartis will be the one receiving the plaudits.
Gainesville High graduate Jackson Bishop carded a 73 to maintain the lead (141) after Saturday's second round of the Gainesville City Championship at the Chattahoochee Golf Club. He leads by one stroke over 2015 Gainesville graduate Nathan Williams.
Gainesville High graduate Jackson Bishop holds a four-shot lead heading into the second round of the Gainesville City Championship, after carding a 4-under par 68 Friday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville.