1897 results for tag: football

Jones County football coach leaving for new job and 6 other stories you may have missed

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here High School Sports Jones County football coach leaving for new job and 6 other stories you may have missed By Justin Baxley April 16, 2019 04:59 PM ORDER REPRINT → A look at this year’s Jones County Greyhounds football team ... More

Class A Football Blog:   Six teams to watch this fall (and the reason why you should)

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Here are six teams to watch this coming season (and the reason why): Clinch County (Life after Jim Dickerson): For the first time since 2003, someone other than Jim Dickerson will be roaming the sidelines for the Panthers. ... More

Landmark Christian to honor Thorn, winner of 37 state titles, school founder

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The career of one of Georgia’s most remarkable high school coaches is winding down, though the coach himself is not, even at age 88. His name is Bill Thorn, best known outside of high school athletics as the only man to ... More

Stephens hopes to bring elusive state title to McEachern

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here It’s been less than three weeks since Franklin Stephens was named McEachern’s football coach. He calls the experience a whirlwind. “One of the first things you’ve got to get done is get coaches in place,” ... More

Class AAA football blog: Five players listed in 24/7Sports c/o 2020 Top 50

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The 24/7Sports recruiting ratings provide crucial bits of information on football commits and prospects, and it is important to know how the ratings system works to understand the numbers that will accompany any players listed. Con... More

High expectations return to Marietta football after disappointing 2018 season

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Returning most of its star power from a 2017 state quarterfinal team, Marietta began the 2018 season ranked in the top 25 nationally of multiple national polls and No. 1 in Georgia’s Class AAAAAAA. Things didn’t go so ... More

Football coaching changes: New hires at Ware, Model, Campbell, SCD

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Ware County, which lost head coach Franklin Stephens to McEachern last month, has found a replacement. The Gators’ new coach will be Jason Strickland, most recently at Pierce County, where he led the Bears to a 13-1 finish ... More

Propst admits financial struggles, denies misconduct in more detail

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Former Colquitt County football coach Rush Propst, fired March 14 by his school board, defended himself a second time in two weeks on Friday afternoon, releasing another statement calling accusations against him ‘’misleading ... More

AAAAAAA football blog: What do 2018 all-region teams tell us about 2019? 

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here One way of projecting the 2019 football season is to look at all-region teams from 2018 to see which standout players are returning. Based on that, Marietta, Roswell and Parkview are looking pretty good. Here’s a region-by-r... More

Class A Football Blog:  A look at coaching changes around the state

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here One of the key differences between traditionally strong programs and those that struggle is the off season program. Simply put, what teams do from December through July – getting bigger, stronger, faster and better – impacts what ... More