253 results for month: 08/2017

Best player in school history: Region 3-AA teams

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL Takeo Spikes, a recently retired 15-year NFL veteran linebacker, was Georgia’s all-class player of the year in 1994 with Washington County. Twenty years later, Spikes was the fourth-highest vote-getter ... More

National rankings: Grayson moves up in five polls, drops in one

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Grayson surrounds ooach Christian Hunnicutt after the game against Hoover on Aug. 25, 2017. Here is where Georgia teams stand in several national polls. The numbers on the left are this week’s rankings; the numbers in ... More

Daily List: Schools with the most first-team all-state players

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Fourteen schools have had 100 or more first-team all-state players, according to the Georgia High School Football Historians Association. The first all-state teams were published in the late 1940s. To see the full list, use the ... More

Four Questions with Hiram coach Chris Brown

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day. Chris Brown, Hiram 1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high school ... More

Daily Trivia: Coaches who won 100 games at two GHSA schools

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here (AJC) Jim Hughes, a former Thomasville and Colquitt County head coach, was the subject of a recent trivia question. Hughes compiled records of 107-34-3 at Thomasville at 140-68-2 at Colquitt. He is one of five GHSA coaches to ... More

Girl not allowed to play football, prompts debate at private schools

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Megan Garth, an all-area soccer player at Prince Avenue Christian School in Bogart, discovered things she didn’t know about football this summer. The first was that she’s a pretty good field-goal kicker. With some help from ... More

Week 3’s Best: No. 5 (Private) Darlington at AAAA No. 9 Ridgeland, No. 2 (Public) Macon County vs. No. 8 (Public) Irwin County

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Here is a look at the best games on the board this weekend: No. 5 (Private) Darlington (1-0) at AAAA No. 9 Ridgeland (2-0) Darlington won its fourth season opener in a row last week, a 50-0 blitzing of Gaston of Gadsden, Ala. ... More

Houston County falls to 0-3 with loss to Eagle’s Landing

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Eagle’s Landing came out strong scoring on its opening drive to take an early lead, beating Houston County 26-7 Thursday night at Freedom Field. The Eagles had 262 yards of offense, while holding the Houston County offense to138 yards. ... More

No. 4 Calhoun heads to Class AAAA No. 1 Cartersville; Peach, Pace and Crisp also face talented non-AAA opponents

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Calhoun coach Hal Lamb When Hal Lamb and the Class AAA No. 4 Calhoun Yellow Jackets (2-0) pack the buses Friday afternoon to prepare for the 32-mile trip down I-75 toward Class AAAA No. 1 Cartersville (2-0), there will be no ... More

The top matchups and what to watch for this week in 4A

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here View CaptionHide Caption Blessed Trinity players warm up to take on St. Pius before a high school football game, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Roswell (Special/John Amis) Before I get into the top matchups this weekend, here is an ... More