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The Great Eight

Mark Harmon - Monday, November 21, 2011 - 6:50am

The Great Eight. At the beginning of the season, 405 schools in Georgia dreamed of making it to the Georgia Dome and winning a state title. 160 schools qualified for the playoffs. Just 40 teams remain, a great 8 in the...

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Lassiter Defense Stifles McEachern

Fletcher Proctor - Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 5:34am

With Eddie Printz, Juwan Dickey, Charlie Hegedus and Isiah Willis all on offense, Lassiter has the ability to put points on the scoreboard in a hurry. It was the defense however that moved the Trojans past McEachern 20-...

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Friday Night Review - State Recap

Stephen Black - Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 5:28am

Lowndes joined Valdosta on the sidelines after getting beat 25-17 by No. 2 Grayson Friday night. The Rams’ Robert Nkemdiche rushed 16 times for 61 yards with three touchdowns and also had three sacks. … After the loss...

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Friday Night Review - Metro Atlanta

Fletcher Proctor - Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 5:16am

The Hillgrove Hawks looked like they had weathered the storm from West Forsyth when Kenyan Drake returned a kick for a score late in the second quarter for a tie-breaking touchdown. West Forsyth would regroup at...

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STATE PREVIEW: Raiders Face Test In Bowdon

Stephen Black - Friday, November 18, 2011 - 8:38am

Class A No. 1 Savannah Christian takes on Bowdon tonight, which went on the road and outscored Holy Innocents' 57-43 last Friday in Atlanta. Raiders coach Donald Chumley, a former starter for Vince Dooley at Georgia, is...

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GPB PREVIEW: Lassiter Looks To Spring Upset

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:49am

McEachern will take on a dangerous Lassiter team tonight in a rare No. 2 vs. No. 4 matchup. The Trojans enter the game 8-3 but head coach Jep Irwin noted that Lassiter played well in the first half against Walton and...

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METRO PREVIEW: Cobb Powers Meet In Round Two

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:33am

Cobb County has nine teams in the second round of the GHSA playoffs, but several teams square off against each other for the right to advance. Walton hosts South Cobb in a game that should see the Raiders look to pound...

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Georgia Southern Clinches SoCon TItle

Stephen Black - Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 12:30pm

Georgia Southern clinched the 2011 SoCon title with a 31-10 win at Wofford. The Eagles (9-1, 7-1) rode freshman player of the week RB Dominique Swope, who rushed for 165 yards on 27 carries. The Eagles controlled the...

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Milton, Norcross Atop First Polls Of Season

Fletcher Proctor - Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:57am

As the weather turns cooler, the Georgia high school hoops scene heats up. Georgia high school basketball is kicking into high gear and some teams will be taking part in national tournaments over the next few weeks...

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The Five Things I Know...Playoffs Week 2 Edition...

Jon Nelson - Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 8:19pm

It’s time for, as the voice of GPB says, “The thinning of the herd” once more… Hard to believe that after one week, we’ve gone from 405 to 160 to 80… And not without some shocks and surprises… Playoff surprises, anyone...

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