Lanier-Gainesville game likely to settle 8-AAAAA race

2:00 pm Oct. 8, 2015

The Region 8-AAAAA championship in 2014 ultimately was decided by the Lanier-Gainesville game, and that’s likely to be the case again this season.

Lanier beat the Red Elephants 26-23 last year on a 41-yard field goal

Stephenson’s Gartrell picks up 200th win

12:36 pm Oct. 3, 2015

Stephenson’s Ron Gartrell collected his 200th career coaching victory when his Jaguars opened subregion play Friday night with a 34-0 victory over Miller Grove.

Gartrell became only the second coach in DeKalb County Schools history to

Stephenson’s Gartrell going for 200th win

8:30 am Oct. 1, 2015

The only Class AAAAA region that has yet to begin league play is 6-AAAAA, which will get things started this weekend with two high-profile games among four of its best teams.

In Division A, Stephenson coach

Title race wide open in 7-AAAAA

1:25 am Sep. 27, 2015

The race for the championship in Region 7-AAAAA is wide open after a wild weekend in which the frontrunners in both subregions lost.

Kell had its 20-game subregion winning streak snapped when it lost to Cambridge

4-0 Columbus to face its biggest challenge

1:20 pm Sep. 24, 2015

Is Columbus for real?

We should get a good idea this week. The Blue Devils are 4-0 for the first time since 1974 after a 21-14 victory over Marion County, which was ranked No. 1 in

‘Playoff atmosphere’ in Region 2-AAAAA

12:14 pm Sep. 17, 2015

Region 2-AAAAA begins sorting out the order of its likely playoff representatives when the four remaining unbeaten teams go head to head over the next two days at McConnell-Talbert Stadium in Warner Robins.

The high-profile matchups

Front-runner status at stake for Ware County, Coffee

1:15 am Sep. 11, 2015

It doesn’t happen often that a team’s most important region game is the first one, but that could be the case for No. 6 Ware County and No. 7 Coffee – again – when the teams play their 3-AAAAA opener Friday night in Douglas.

Ware County went undefeated during the regular season and won the region championship in 2014. The decisive game was its 24-21 victory over Coffee on Sept. 12.

No. 4 Kell, No. 7 Gainesville take hard falls

4:52 pm Aug. 29, 2015

Here’s a recap of the big stories in Class AAAAA from Week 2:

– Top 10 losses: Fourth-ranked Kell and No. 7 Gainesville suffered their first losses of the season on Friday, and both teams fell hard. Kell had its 28-game regular-season win streak snapped 27-9 by a Lassiter team that went 1-9 last season and lost to the Longhorns 42-35. Gainesville was held to 120 yards of offense in a