Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Valdosta, Tucker roll into championship game

9:30 am Dec. 3, 2016

Dalton’s dreams of a perfect season came to an end Friday night in the Class AAAAAA semifinals. So did Northside-Warner Robins’ hopes of an all-Region 1 championship game.

The losses by the Catamounts and Eagles left

Tucker, Dalton stand in Region 1’s way

9:30 am Nov. 29, 2016

Northside (Warner Robins) at Tucker

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, James R. Hallford Stadium, Clarkston

Records, rankings: Northside is 11-2, the No. 2 seed from Region 1-AAAAAA and No. 5; Tucker is 12-1, the No. 1 seed from 4-AAAAAA

Four top-five teams reach the semifinals

9:00 am Nov. 26, 2016

For all the talk of how wide open the Class AAAAAA playoff bracket was this season, it has turned out about the way one might have expected going into next weekend’s semifinals.

All four of the

Region 1 takes three of four from Region 5

9:00 am Nov. 19, 2016

Round 2 of the Class AAAAAA football playoffs goes to Region 1.

The powerhouse region, made up of five teams scattered across middle and south Georgia, got all four of its playoff teams into the second

Region 5 teams get their shot against Region 1

9:30 am Nov. 17, 2016

Region 1-AAAAAA has generally been considered the top region in the state, regardless of classification, for most of the season.

After all, the five teams in the region – Valdosta, Northside-Warner Robins, Lee County, Coffee and

Championship rematch among eight second-round games

9:00 am Nov. 15, 2016

*No. 6 Harrison (10-1) at No. 4 Tucker (10-1): Harrison beat Gainesville 45-24 last week for its first playoff victory since 2008, and the Hoyas’ 10 wins are their most since 2002. Harrison trailed 14-10 at

Round 1 goes as expected; Region 1 and 5 sweep

9:30 am Nov. 12, 2016

The first round of the Class AAAAAA football playoffs went mostly as expected on Friday as 15 of the 16 teams that were projected to win by the computer Maxwell Ratings took care of business