ATLANTA - The only changes in this week's Associated Press high school football poll involves a few teams leaving, a few more entering, and a little shuffling with No. 4 Dublin leading the way in Class AA moving up two positions.
October 18, 2008|
The Associated Press
The high school football season sure is going to be fun to watch down the home stretch to the playoffs. Whoever designed the schedule set the stage for a game in week 11 like Hall County hasn't seen in a long time.
Lumpkin County High grinded out a 20-play, 80-yard touchdown drive in the second half en route to a 17-0 win over Pickens on Friday night in Jasper. Daniel Abercrombie capped the drive with a touchdown run from the 7 for the Indians (3-3, 2-1 Region 7A-AAA).
The taste of victory has never been sweeter for the Creekview Lady Grizzlies, who defeated the White County Lady Warriors 5-0 on Friday afternoon at Lanier Point softball complex in Gainesville.
The Lady Grizzlies (29-6) were led by the brilliant pitching of sophomore Haley Brannon, who pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout to help lead her team to victory. Brannon also added eight strikeouts with just one walk in the win.
October 15, 2008|
By Charles Phelps
OAKWOOD - They say the records are thrown out in rivalry games. Maybe Sarah Palin can see the one between the West Hall and Johnson football teams from Alaska. It was that type of night with West Hall taking a 56-55 victory at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium in the annual Battle of Oakwood.
The Spartans (4-3, 1-2 Region 7B-AAA) watched the Knights erase a 21-point lead in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, only to stop Johnson (1-6, 0-2) on a go-ahead, 2-point conversion attempt with 20 seconds left. In a game full of offense, West Hall junior linebacker Ishmail ...
October 14, 2008|
By Ryan Smith
Dawson County's Madison Caldwell shot a 73 to win the Class AAA girls golf individual state title Monday at Horseshoe Bend in Roswell. Caldwell beat out second place finisher Clara Halsey of Sonoraville. The Dawson County girls finished seventh as a team with a score of 298. In addition to Caldwell's 73, Sydney Morgan shot a 103 and Hannah McConnell shot a 122 for the Lady Tigers. The Dawson County boys shot a 343 to finish seventh at the state tournament. David Ford led the way with an 81.
COLUMBUS – The scores were good for Gainesville's boys, especially when you consider the fast greens and humid air pressing golfers during the Class AAAAA championship meet at the Country Club of Columbus.
Flowery Branch's Jake Shewbert added to his strong performance at the Georgia Olympics, earning a fourth-place spot in the 3200 race with a time of 9 minutes, 44.1 seconds at Jefferson Memorial. Joining him in the race for the Falcons, Grant O'Callaghan was ninth (9:53.29).