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Courtesy of Jon Barash

Alcovy Football Looking To Streak Again

For head coach Kirk Hoffman and the Alcovy Tigers, last year's 6-5 record was not a completely accurate reflection of the 2011 season. The Tigers started 0-2, but rebounded to win six out of seven, to finish with a 5-1...

July 9, 2012
Courtesy of Elisa Herring

Marietta Counting on Jennings in 2012

Marietta head coach Scott Burton enters 2012 with a certified superstar at quarterback in Anthony Jennings, and a team loaded with returning starters. When Burton replaced the legendary Marietta coach James "Friday"...

July 9, 2012
Courtesy of Martha Hinderleider

Collins Hill Looking For More In Playoffs

The Collins Hill Eagles made it to the playoffs for the fourth-straight season last year, but coach Kevin Reach is determined to get to the next level this year. "We have been a good team so far, but we are trying to...

June 29, 2012
Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

NFL Stars Lend A Hand At Youth Camp

Atlanta-based sports agent Todd France held his ninth annual football camp this week at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School. France is recognized as one of the finest sports agents in the country and heads 5 Star Athlete...

June 29, 2012
Courtesy of Jon Barash

Shiloh Must Vacate 2011 Football Wins

After months of investigation and speculation, the Georgia High School Association has decided that Shiloh High School will have to forfeit both of its wins from the 2011 football season as a result of the Generals...

June 29, 2012
Courtesy of Walter Pinion

Smith Could Be Walton's Next Breakout Star

The Walton Raiders ran off 14 straight wins one year ago, reaching the Georgia Dome for the Class AAAAA championship game before falling to Grayson. The Raiders' offense was paced by the running of Tyren Jones and star...

June 29, 2012
Courtesy of UGA Sports Information

Pope Standout Aims For London

With the 2012 Summer Olympics just weeks away, one of the nation's best swimmers is trying to make her way from Pope High School to London. University of Georgia junior Kelsey Gaid won the 2009 GHSA state championship...

June 26, 2012
Courtesy of Karen Cox

Georgia Quarterbacks Picking Up Offers

Collins Hill head coach Kevin Reach helped Taylor Heinicke earn a scholarship to Old Dominion University two years ago. Now Reach has helped Heinicke's successor Brett Sheehan reach the next level as it was reported...

June 26, 2012
Courtesy of McEachern High School

Svehla Steps In As New Etowah Coach

Etowah has been on the cusp of becoming an elite team, but despite years of winning seasons, the program’s last playoff victory came in 2006 against Parkview. Enter new Etowah head coach Dave Svehla. Svehla has never...

June 25, 2012
Photo by Walter Pinion

Indians Look To Repeat 2012 Success

The McEachern Indians chopped their way through Class AAAAA competition last fall. Victories over juggernauts like North Gwinnett and Lowndes propelled the Indians to a 10-2 overall record. McEachern's two defeats were...

June 21, 2012

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