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Semifinal Berths Routine to Some Metro Atlanta Schools, Rarity for Others

If you’re playing football in December, you’ve probably had yourself a good season. And a multitude of metro Atlanta programs are still playing. For some, a trip this deep into the playoffs is the norm, for others, it’s a rare occasion.

The Score 44 Presented by Sonic - Semifinals Edition

In this week's edition of the top 44 senior football players in Georgia, the effects of playoff losses are being felt.

Gwinnett Wins Four of Five From South Georgia Rivals

Despite Mill Creek's loss at Colquitt County, Collins Hill and Grayson defeated Region 1 foes on the road tonight to give Gwinnett a 2-1 edge in the quarterfinals tonight over their South Georgia rivals. Brookwood also won, defeating Cobb County upstart Hillgrove 45-35.

The Score 44 Presented by Sonic- Quarterfinals Edition

In our latest list of the top 44 high school senior football players in Georgia, we’ve added Tyler Cierski from Mill Creek back into the fold as well as Tyler Hunter from Lowndes. To make room for the pair, Stephenson’s Jared Boyd and Spalding’s Chris Mayes were left off the list.

Roundups from 14 Playoff Games

Hillgrove (10-2) went on the road to knock off Camden County (10-2) 28-26 in the second round of the Class 5A football playoffs. Time ran out on Camden County’s final drive before the Wildcats, a heavy favorite in the game, could attempt a potential game-winning field goal.

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

St. Pius at Carrollton

Hillgrove's Upset of Stephenson Represents Young Program's Peak

This season there have been a lot of feel good stories across the landscape of high school football. Lambert and Allatoona both made the playoffs in their first season playing a region schedule.

Alabama Routs Ga. State in Football

Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night. It's the most points for the Crimson Tide (9-2) since a 66-3 win over Vanderbilt in 1979.

Braves Trade For All-Star Uggla

The Atlanta Braves have made a trade to bolster its offense. The team has acquired power-hitting and All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla from the Florida Marlins. In return, the Braves give up All-Star utility player Omar Infante, and young pitcher Mike Dunn.

Kennesaw St. Students Approve Football Fee

Kennesaw State University is one step closer to getting a football team. Students have voted to support a $100 fee per semester to pay for a football program and expand women's sports.

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