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Calhoun 10, Peach County 6

5:39 pm Dec. 8, 2017

It wasn’t pretty or without controversy, but the Calhoun Yellow Jackets beat the Peach County Trojans 10-6 in the Class AAA state championship on Friday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, capturing their third state title since 2011.

The

Peach County 28, Greater Atlanta Christian 23

11:44 pm Dec. 1, 2017

For the past two weeks, Peach County coach Chad Campbell has been preaching that the Trojans weren’t just a one-man show all season. Yes, highly-touted wide receiver Kearis Jackson was on the sidelines for the second consecutive week after dislocating his wrist in a second-round win over Pierce County, but the Trojans were more than prepared to make a state title run in his stead.

Campbell was right.

Peach County rallied behind

Marist 35, St. Pius X 14

11:29 pm Dec. 1, 2017

To reach the state championship game, you need for the ball to bounce your way. For the Marist War Eagles, that’s what happened on a long touchdown pass that bounced off a St. Pius X

Friday night roundup: FINAL

11:11 pm Nov. 24, 2017

By Score Atlanta

CLASS AAAAAA

Glynn Academy 31, Harrison 7

Caine Crews scored on three short touchdown runs to give Glynn Academy a 21-0 lead in the third quarter, and Randon Jernigan rushed for a 7-yard score in the fourth for a 28-7 Red Terrors lead. Crews scored on a 1-yard run to cap a 15-play, 80-yard drive on Glynn Academy’s first possession. After Glynn forced a Harrison punt on the next possession,

Friday night roundup: FINAL

11:01 pm Nov. 17, 2017

By Score Atlanta

McEachern came back in the last minute to down No. 1-ranked Lowndes on the road in the Class AAAAAAA second round. At halftime, the Indians were trailing 24-7 against Lowndes and were down 24-0 to start the game. Late in the fourth quarter, the Indians recovered an onside kick with the score 31-22, and quarterback Malik Evans hit David Martin on the next play to make it 31-29.

Mays 48, Centennial 41

10:56 pm Nov. 17, 2017

After being run and passed over, around and through by a dynamic offensive unit from Centennial, Mays’ usually smothering defense stood up in the fourth quarter, and the Raiders held on for a 48-41 win at Lakewood Stadium in Atlanta.

Mays (11-1) will now face Lee County (11-1) next week in the third round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs. It will be the second consecutive season the teams have met

Grady, LaGrange seeking new head coaches

7:30 am Nov. 13, 2017

Grady and LaGrange are looking for new head coaches. LaGrange coach Dialleo Burks announced to his team Friday that he was stepping down after four seasons. Burks, a former standout receiver for the Grangers, was

Mays 48, Sequoyah 28

12:27 am Nov. 11, 2017

Mays is a perennial playoff squad but found itself in unfamiliar territory against the Sequoyah Chiefs and their Wing-T offense.

The Raiders struggled early on adjusting to Sequoyah’s pre-snap motion in the backfield and pulling linemen leading blocks on counter or trap runs. However, as the game progressed, Mays’ defense clamped down, giving the offense a cushion to pull away for a 48-28 win.

With the victory, top-seeded Mays moves to