Mon., September 17, 2012 2:24pm
Private high school athletic teams in the Georgia Independent Schools Association will not meet their public school counterparts on the field, as some on both sides had hoped.
Mon., September 17, 2012 7:00am
The executive committee of the Georgia High School Association could change high school football as we know it at their biannual meeting in Macon on Monday, allowing their more public and private schools to meet on the field.
Mon., July 30, 2012 4:58pm
A new mandated heat-conditioning period has many Georgia football programs starting practices a week early. They want players ready to practice in pads starting Wednesday, the first day it’s allowed. New Georgia High School Association rules mandate each football player gets five days of practices limited to two hours before he can even put on pads. The idea is to give athletes a chance to acclimate to the heat, humidity and intense activity.
Tue., March 20, 2012 2:57pm
The Georgia High School Association has approved new requirements designed to help high school football players cope with the heat during summer practices. The heat policy gives each athlete five days of practice with no pads to get used to the heat, humidity and intense activity.
Thu., February 2, 2012 11:00am
The two schools involved in a post-game brawl that left a high school football coach severely injured will now play in different subregions. The Georgia High School Association's Reclassification Committee decided to separate Hancock Central and Warren County after the fight.
Wed., January 11, 2012 2:24pm
The Georgia High School Association will have separate playoffs for public and private schools in its smallest classification, a change that likely ends a move by some public schools to break off and form a new sports group. More than 30 schools will decide by Friday if they still want to leave.
Wed., December 14, 2011 8:47am
Officials from dozens of schools are discussing the possibility of leaving the Georgia High School Association. The group of mostly smaller schools scattered across south Georgia met in Rochelle on Tuesday to take the next step in breaking away from the group.
Wed., December 7, 2011 3:28pm
Georgia’s high school sports teams now know who they will have to beat to advance to the playoffs starting next fall. The nearly year-long process of revising high school sports classifications is nearing completion now that the Georgia High School Association has unveiled new regional breakdowns.
Tue., May 10, 2011 2:50pm
GHSA votes to increase number of classifications from 5 to 6. Vote is challenged by member of the reclassification committee. Changes go into effect in fall of 2012.
Sat., August 21, 2010 3:47pm
Longhorns hold off late Ram rally to win defensive struggle.