Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Region reset: Griffin returns to rankings

5:55 am Oct. 17, 2017

The Griffin Bears, back in the rankings this week at No. 10, continue to into a team that appears ready for the state playoffs.

Griffin (7-1) has won three straight since its loss to Whitewater and

Top 10 update: Hiram stuns No. 6 Carrollton

10:29 am Oct. 14, 2017

Hiram pulled perhaps the biggest upset in school history on Friday when the Hornets knocked off No. Carrollton 41-14.

Hiram (3-5, 2-4 Region 7) used the running of Marcel Murray to leverage the victory. Murray rushed

Archer 6, Grayson 3

11:14 pm Oct. 13, 2017

Class AAAAAAA No. 3 Archer got a pair of field goals from Michael Johnson and the Tigers’ defense kept No. 1 Grayson’s offense out of the end zone to emerge with a 6-3 homecoming win Friday at Archer Community Stadium.

The victory all but assures Archer of the Region 8-AAAAAAA championship and a No. 1 seed in the postseason.

“Every week we’ve got to handle our business,” linebacker Emmanuel Michel said. “Every

Player of the Year watch

5:47 am Oct. 10, 2017

There are only four weeks left in the far too-fleeting regular season. That means it’s an appropriate time to start thinking about players of the year for Class AAAAA. Here are a handful of top

Brookwood 63, Meadowcreek 0

12:00 am Oct. 7, 2017

Much of the pregame buzz around the Brookwood-Meadowcreek game revolved around Meadowcreek running back Chauncey Williams, who entered the game as the state’s leading rusher. But at the end of the day it was Brookwood’s

Region play heats up: Who are the favorites?

5:25 am Oct. 3, 2017

The off weeks are nearly a thing of the past and most leagues are playing for keeps. That means it’s time to take a look at the regions in Class AAAAA and determine the contenders