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GAC, Cedar Grove feature two of the best quarterbacks in the nation

3:39 pm Dec. 8, 2016

The Class AAA championship game between Greater Atlanta Christian, the top seed from Region 7, and Cedar Grove, the No. 2 seed from Region 5, will feature two of the most high-powered offenses in the state, led by two of the best pro-style quarterbacks in the nation.

Neither program has been successful in the final game of the year. Cedar Grove lost to Cartersville in 1991. GAC lost to Benedictine in

Top prospects on display in Roswell-Grayson game

12:40 pm Dec. 8, 2016

Roswell vs. Grayson

When, where: 8 p.m. Saturday, Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Records, rankings: Roswell is 14-0, the No. 1 seed from Region 4-AAAAAAA and No. 2; Grayson is 13-1, the No. 1 seed from 8-AAAAAAA and No. 1.

Last meeting: Roswell

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Cartersville’s historic two-year run overshadows a battle of unbeatens

12:23 pm Dec. 8, 2016

The Class AAAA state championship features a matchup of undefeated teams and contrasting offensive philosophies. Cartersville’s unstoppable passing game goes head-to-head with Thomson’s relentless rushing attack. The two programs have spent the past four months ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in Class AAAA, while seemingly improving each week on their road to the Dome. While the matchup itself is enough to get excited about the matchup, Cartersville’s incredible two-year

Past failures motivating Benedictine, Fitzgerald

12:15 pm Dec. 8, 2016

In this season’s Class AA tournament, a lot of pivotal matchups featured teams that’d never faced each other due to the new GHSA reclassification alignment. That’s not the case in the title game matchup between

Mirror images Rome, Buford play for title

11:07 am Dec. 8, 2016

There’s much about Buford and Rome, the finalists in Class AAAAA, that are similar.

They have both earned reputations for fielding a hard-hitting, aggressive defense. Neither Buford nor Rome tends to play it soft and loose

Maxwell Semifinal Projections

8:05 am Dec. 8, 2016

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the

Championship game previews

8:00 am Dec. 8, 2016

Class AAAAAAA

Roswell vs. Grayson

When, where: 8 p.m. Saturday, Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Records, rankings: Roswell is 14-0, the No. 1 seed from Region 4-AAAAAAA and No. 2; Grayson is 13-1, the No. 1 seed from 8-AAAAAAA and No. 1.

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