Football


Macon-Bibb using ‘latest and greatest technology’ in sports complex improvements

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The student-athletes in Bibb County will see and feel a noticeable change when they step on the fields at the Ed Defore Sports Complex. Bibb County Athletics is finishing up a project to renovate the football and soccer fields at the complex. Athletic ... More

Rutland Hurricanes hire former Upson-Lee graduate as next head coach and athletic director

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The search for a new head coach at Rutland High School has come to a close. Bibb County Athletics announced in press release on Thursday that Rusty Easom, defensive coordinator from East Coweta High School in Sharpsburg, would be taking the head coaching ... More

Elbert County football hires Waggoner as head coach

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Elbert County hired Brad Waggoner as head football coach on Friday to replace the retiring Sid Fritts. Waggoner in 2018 led Trousdale County of Hartsville, Tenn., to the Tennessee Class 2A championship game. His two-season record there was ... More

Midweek football finals saw attendance dip 15.5 percent

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Attendance for the high school football championships at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in December was down 15.5 percent over 2016, the last time that all the games were played at one venue, the GHSA confirmed on Friday. The decline was not surprising ... More

Class A blog: Three unbeaten teams remain as season hits midway mark

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here JANUARY 9, 2019 — As the season hits the midway mark and region is in full swing there are just three unbeaten teams left – the Calhoun County boys, and the Wesleyan and Marion County girls. Here’s a look at each: Calhoun County (16-0). The ... More

Grayson football coach resigns after ‘difficult’ season

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Christian Hunnicutt announced his resignation Wednesday morning as Grayson’s football coach after two seasons, despite a 20-5 record, a region championship and state quarterfinal finish in 2018. The coach called his resignation a mutual decision ... More

Top AAA teams gearing for stretch run to playoffs

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Some of the best teams in the state remained active after the holiday break, and others are preparing for the stretch run toward the playoffs. Let’s play catch-up: Boys -- Morgan County took over the No. 1 spot in the polls, and the Bulldogs have ... More

Where the girls teams stand as the new year gets under way

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here With the holiday tournaments behind them and the school break complete, Class AAAAAA girls basketball teams have turned their attention to the heart of the schedule and the final month of the regular season. There are no remaining undefeated teams, ... More

More than 4,000 Georgia football players made college rosters in 2018

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here More than 4,000 former Georgia high school football players made rosters of college teams this past season, according to the annual research of Steve Slay of the Georgia High School Football Historians Association. (Lists of those players grouped by ... More

List: Former AAAAAAA football players on college rosters

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Below are former Georgia high school players from current Class AAAAAAA schools who were on college football rosters during the 2018 season. The work was compiled by Steve Slay and formatted for AJC.com by Todd Holcomb. Region 1 Camden ... More