Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Championship preview: Peach vs. Calhoun

6:42 pm Dec. 7, 2017

The Class AAA championship game between the second-ranked Peach County Trojans and the fourth-ranked Calhoun Yellow Jackets pits two of the most storied programs in the state, and two of the most successful coaches in the state, against one another at 1 p.m. Friday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Peach Coach Chad Campbell has the second-highest winning percentage among active coaches with at least 100 victories, trailing Ware’s Franklin Stephens. Campbell’s winning percentage

Peach, Calhoun bring storied histories to Class AAA final

5:44 pm Dec. 5, 2017

You could not have picked two better high school football programs, two better coaches, two better fan bases or two better small Georgia towns to represent the state in the Class AAA championship game.

Calhoun and Peach County will play at 1 p.m. Friday for the AAA state title and, in recent years, the fans have gotten used to the trip to Atlanta. The two towns have experienced a combined six state titles, with

Class AAA Quarterfinal preview

5:22 pm Nov. 22, 2017

The quarterfinals of the Class AAA playoffs feature four highly anticipated games among eight programs with championship pedigrees. The final eight teams feature six ranked programs — including the top 5 — and five region

Westminster-East Hall highlights Round 2

5:15 pm Nov. 16, 2017

If you are looking for interesting scenarios in the second round of the Class AAA state high school playoffs, you probably should start with Region 7 No. 4-seed East Hall (7-4, 3-3) against Region 5 No. 3-seed Westminster (6-5, 5-2) at Westminster.

What you’ll find is one of the highest-powered offenses in the classification going against a Westminster team decimated with injuries. How bad is it? The Wildcats currently have 17