Football

Football: All five No. 1 teams keep rolling

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
By Robert Naddra

The top teams in each of the five classifications in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches football poll  rolled through the week with big wins. No. 1 teams McEachern, Tucker, Sandy Creek, Buford and Savannah Christian won their games by an average score of 56-12 last week. There was very little movement in all the rankings as only... »

Football: Holy Innocents’ stays unbeaten in region after win over Pinecrest

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Dunn Neugebauer It was a Friday night shellacking in terms of Holy Innocents’ football, as the Bears blanked home team Pinecrest 35-0 to run their record to 4-1, 2-0 in Region 5A. With the victory, the Golden Bears now prepare for Homecoming – a Saturday night conference date against Mt.... »

Football: Mountain View coach, Forsyth Cent. TE win awards

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Tim Hardy of Mountain View High School in Lawrenceville has been selected as this week’s NFL High School Coach of the Week, presented by Russell Athletic. On Sept. 23, Mountain View lost a close game to Peachtree Ridge 28-17.  However, the team beat previously ranked Mill Creek High School the... »

Football: Decatur ends skid with win over Therrell

Friday, September 23, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Bill Banks Before Thursday’s game against Therrell, Decatur’s locker room looked more like one of those field infirmary tents Hemingway wrote about in his early fiction. But from all the carnage, all the ace bandages, tape, ice packs and sundry crutches, two previously unknown players emerged, resembling those soldiers in the Revolutionary War-era painting wearing... »

Football: No changes to top teams in all five classes

Thursday, September 22, 2011
By Robert Naddra

The No. 1 teams in each of the five classifications in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches football rankings remained the same as last week. East Coweta, ranked No. 10 this week after being unranked a week ago, is among three Region 2-AAAAA teams in the top 10 in the Class AAAAA rankings. Stephenson and M.L King both... »

Football: Mount Pisgah beats Pinecrest for 3-1 start

Monday, September 19, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

The Mount Pisgah Christian School varsity football team easily defeated Pinecrest 35-3 on Friday night. The Patriots (3-1) rolled up 444 yards of total offense, while only allowing Pinecrest 149 yards. Senior quarterback Kyle Sloter was 17-of-24 for 244 yards and one touchdown. Junior Kyle Jackson had ten ... »

Football: Shiloh coach, Johnson NG win Falcons awards

Monday, September 19, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Shiloh coach Brian Montgomery and Johnson-Savannah nose guard Malachi Singleton are winners of the Atlanta Falcons community awards presented by Russell Athletic. Montgomery was named High School Coach of the Week after leading the Generals to a 12-19 win over South Gwinnett for Shiloh’s first win of the season. Each week of the season the... »

Football: Maynard Jackson hands Decatur 3rd loss in row

Sunday, September 18, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Bill Banks Before a tiny, mostly silent Friday night crowd at the Decatur High Stadium, featuring few students and no marching band, Maynard Jackson played Decatur’s youthful secondary like a resounding drum, composing a 24-21 victory. Jackson completed eight mostly lengthy passes, sending Decatur to its third straight loss, and probably the most painful. Heading... »

Football: Southwest DeKalb-Marist in 6-AAAA showdown

Thursday, September 15, 2011
By Mark Brock

The Southwest DeKalb Panthers (2-1) go on the road Friday to face the No. 9 ranked Marist War Eagles (2-1) in a Region 6-AAAA that could decide the pecking order for the region’’s playoff berths. Both teams enter the game with a loss to Region 6-AAAA leader and No. 1 ranked Tucker (3-0) and trail the Tigers and... »

Football: Savannah Christian takes over top spot in Class A

Thursday, September 15, 2011
By Robert Naddra

In a week where there was very little change in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches football rankings, Clinch County’s loss set off a chain reaction in Class A. Clinch, last week’s No. 1, lost a close one to Wilcox County and dropped all the way to fifth. Meanwhile, Savannah Christian moved up from No. 2 to... »