Football


Class AAA Quarterfinal preview

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The quarterfinals of the Class AAA playoffs feature four highly anticipated games among eight programs with championship pedigrees. The final eight teams feature six ranked programs — including the top 5 — and five region champions. Westmin... More

Peach making holiday week count by preparing hard

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Thanksgiving week can be a very peaceful and relaxing time, but for Chad Campbell and his coaching staff, the feel of the holiday is just a bit different. The Peach County head coach has been quite busy gearing up for a showdown with Westminster on Friday ... More

Thanksgiving megablog: Predictions, previews, briefs

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The opening two rounds have gone as Class AA blogger Adam Krohn predicted. Thanksgiving is fast approaching and with this being a holiday week, I’m combining Tuesday and Thursday’s posts into one megablog, where 1) we’ll go over my ... More

Quarterfinal preview: Only contenders need apply

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Stockbridge lineman Brenton King The luck of the draw have created some incredible third-round matches for the Class AAAAA playoffs. There’s not a rotten game among the four quarterfinal matches, which features six region champions and ... More

Preview: Seven ranked teams alive heading into quarterfinals

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Alpharetta wide receiver Spencer Gaddis (6) gets by a Douglas County defender after a catch in the second round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs at Alpharetta High School Friday, November 17, 2017, in Alpharetta. PHOTO / JASON GETZ Coffee at ... More

All-region teams: Carver dominates top honors in 6-AAAAA

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL Here is the all-region team for 6-AAAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches: Most valuable player: Quindarious Monday, Carver, Sr. Offensive player of the year: Octavious Battle, Carver, Sr. Defensive player of the year: ... More

Berkmar promotes Gary; Putnam County coach steps down

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Berkmar has promoted defensive coordinator Willie Gary to head coach to replace Kenan Dever, who resigned earlier this month after the Patriots suffered their fourth consecutive 0-10 season. Gary, 39, was an all-state defensive back for Valdosta ... More

Stratford primed for best game

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here When asked about the importance of playing football at Stratford Academy, which meets Mount Paran in the round of eight in the GHSA A-Private school state playoffs, defensive end/offensive lineman Sammy Martin gave an answer that really could not have been ... More

All-region teams: Dacula’s Perry named 8-AAAAAA player of the year

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL Here is the all-region team for 8-AAAAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches: Player of the year: CB/WR Jalen Perry, Dacula, Jr. Offensive player of the year: QB Brock Landis, Winder-Barrow, Sr. Defensive player of the ... More

Daily List: Most recent quarterfinal appearances for this year’s final 64 teams

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Lee County and Pike County are in the quarterfinals for the first time. Coincidentally, both started varsity football in 1971. Of the 64 quarterfinal teams, 35 made it in 2016. Here are the 64, with each team’s most recent quarterfinal appear... More