Tickets for Saturday's SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome were selling for hundreds of dollars online. Authorities say criminals are looking to capitalize on the demand by selling counterfeit tickets.
Tickets to the SEC Championship football game in Atlanta next weekend continued to climb as Georgia and Alabama each demolished their archrivals. The game will be a de facto national semi-final, with the winner advancing to the BCS National Championship game in Miami.
Overlooked North Gwinnett played a near-perfect game in upsetting defending state champion Grayson tonight in Gwinnett County. Colquitt County, meanwhile, won another thriller over a metro Atlanta team, this time Newnan. See our recaps below for these and more.
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets meet for their annual football rivalry game Saturday at noon, and both teams come into the game playing the best they have all year.
The first round of the playoffs tonight centered around upsets involving Gwinnett and Cobb County teams. In one of the biggest upsets in the state tonight, Brookwood went to No. 2 Lassiter and handed the Trojans their first loss of the season in overtime. No. 4 seed Mill Creek traveled to north Fulton and upset Alpharetta with a last-second field goal, while Parkview traveled to east Cobb and beat Walton in overtime.
In the final regular season weekend of 2012, there were a lot of important games throughout the metro area. Several teams clinched playoff spots and/or region titles tonight while others salvaged their seasons with wins in the last game of the year. Find out what teams won and what players starred in tonight's Friday night football roundup:
Temple High head coach Seth Rogers wanted to give sophomore running back Devin Moore, who suffers from cerebral palsy, the chance to get in a game. Heard County head coach Tim Barron agreed with Rogers and went one step further. Barron suggested Devin score a touchdown for the Tigers
In a big night of football around the state, St. Pius earned a big win in Region 6-AAA while Lovett outlasted Buckhead rival Westminster 10-7. See below for these scores and more.
At the Class AAAAAA state volleyball semifinals Wednesday night at Chattahoochee, the favorites advanced to the finals as two-time defending champion Walton swept North Cobb 3-0 and Harrison beat Johns Creek 3-1.
Experts say the University of Georgia women’s swim team has a shot at winning a national title this year. The lady Bulldogs have been number two in the nation for the last two years.