Football


Boys soccer blog: Hapeville Charter’s fast start in debut season has community excited about the beautiful game

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Hapeville Charter’s boys soccer program is in its infancy, yet it already is making waves throughout the community, the student body and the coaching staff that oversees the athletic operations. The Hapeville Charter community has adopted soccer ... More

Class AAAAAA blog: Lee County looks to reload after losing 42 seniors

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Lee County football team lost 42 seniors off last season’s team, including 20 who will be playing in college this fall, but expectations remain high for the two-time defending Class AAAAAA champion. The heavy graduation losses ... More

Propst on firing: Investigation unfair, allegations false or misleading

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Former Colquitt County football coach Rush Propst, fired last week after 11 seasons that brought the Packers 119 wins and two state championships, issued a statement on his ouster for the first time Tuesday. He called the Colquitt County ... More

Class AAAAAAA blog: What is Colquitt County’s future? Experts weigh in

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Class AAAAAAA football won’t be the same this fall without Colquitt County coach Rush Propst on the sidelines. Propst, fired last week, led the Packers to state titles in 2014 and 2015 and nine semifinals over the past 10 seasons, an ... More

Five of Georgia’s highest-paid football coaches are changing jobs

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Five of Georgia’s 10 highest-paid football coaches won’t be returning to their old jobs next season. Two were forced out, two got better jobs, and one retired. The five are Rush Propst of Colquitt County ($141,870), Franklin Stephens of ... More

Former GHSA associate director Payne dies

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Funeral services for Dennis Payne, a former associate director of the Georgia High School Association, will be Friday. Payne died on Monday at age 72. Payne coordinated football, baseball, wrestling and swimming while working for the GHSA ... More

Football coaching moves: Spalding hires Colquitt coordinator

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Spalding hired Colquitt County offensive coordinator Jeffrey Hammond as head football coach on Thursday with a 4-0 vote of the Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education. Hammond has been part of six teams that reached the semifinals or better ... More

Class AAAA blog: Boys Sweet 16 Preview

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here R1#2 Americus-Sumter vs. R2#1 Upson-Lee Two-time defending state champion Upson-Lee defeated Richmond Academy 66-56 in the first round. The Knights jumped out to a 19-3 lead after the first quarter, but a poor night of shooting at the foul ... More

Class AAAA blog: Sweet 16 Preview

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here R1#2 Americus-Sumter vs. R2#1 Upson-Lee Two-time defending state champion Upson-Lee defeated Richmond Academy 66-56 in the first round. The Knights jumped out to a 19-3 lead after the first quarter, but a poor night of shooting at the foul ... More

Former Cartersville coach King hired by Coastal Carolina

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Joey King resigned as Cartersville’s head coach earlier this month without announcing his destination. Now, it’s official. New Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell on Monday announced that King would be his wide receivers coach.... More