After the final weekend of regular season play, several changes were made in the state rankings. Last weekend, many teams played region play-ins, or games in which region titles and playoff spots were decided. Consequently, there have been quite a few changes in the rankings.
The regular season is complete and the best teams are moving on to the postseason. The playoffs will begin next Friday when all five classes kick off the chase for the state title!
We spent Friday in the office gathering details high school football games from throughout metro Atlanta. We've included all the stats, big plays and important information you need to feel like you were at the games yourself!
There are several key games around the state Friday night with region championship and playoff implications. We chose 10 of them to preview in our weekly rundown. Check this article to see all the key facts, stats and information on some of the best games in the state.
Bruce Howard never knew he’d be a football coach. And as an infantryman in Alaska over 20 years ago, there probably wasn’t much reason to think he would be. But while serving under a commander that stressed the importance of working in the community, Howard saw an opportunity to get back to the game that he had played up to the college level and still loved.
Check out the latest edition of the Score 44! In this week’s ranking of the top gridiron seniors in the state, there was just one change: Troy Braswell of Lowndes was replaced by Peach County’s Travis Richmond. The Vikings’ tough loss to Tift Co. did not help Troy.
Only two classifications saw changes in this week's Georgia High School Football Daily/Atlanta Journal-Constitution top 10 rankings. Class 5A saw several teams move up after Lowndes' upset loss to Tift County. The Vikings fell to No. 7 while Collins Hill, despite three losses returned to the rankings at No. 10. Stephenson rose to No. 3 while Brookwood lept to No. 4.
We covered 10 games tonight from Cobb to Gwinnett and the Southside to North Atlanta. Check out this article for all the stats, big plays and important information from 10 state high school games.
Check out our summaries of 10 key Friday night games! See why the games are important and check out the playoff and region title implications for each matchup. Also, see other details like series history, key players and other interesting facts.
Saturday's state volleyball finals plan to give high school sports fans plenty of excitement. In Class 5A, Walton looks to get back in the winner's circle for the first time since 2002, when the Raiders won the last of five consecutive state titles. They will be opposed by Northview, who won state gold in 2007 and 2008.