Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Could ELCA and Landmark get caught looking ahead?

2:56 am Oct. 28, 2016

As the regular season winds to a close, there are a ton of significant games on the slate this weekend. But two of the most intriguing don’t look that way at first glance.

No. 1 (Private) Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy will host Mt. Vernon Presbyterian, while No. 2 (Private) Landmark Christian will visit Holy Innocents’. On paper, it looks like the top two ranked teams should prevail easily.  MVP has been

McIntosh County Academy’s Robby Robinson; Prince Avenue, Mt.Zion-Carroll top power ratings

8:19 am Oct. 27, 2016

Before we get to the updated Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Class A Power Ratings, we check in with McIntosh County Academy’s Robby Robinson, who has returned to the place he helped put on the football map more than a decade ago.

Robby Robinson, McIntosh County Academy
Robby Robinson is back in Darien. Actually, he never left.

From 2004 to 2010, Robinson was head coach at McIntosh County Academy, located in the Golden Isles

Landmark earns signature win; Fellowship and Mt. Zion on collision course

3:53 am Oct. 22, 2016

Signature win for Landmark
In what head coach Wayne Brantley said was one of the best wins in the illustrious history of the Landmark Christian School program, the War Eagles, ranked No. 3 (Private), scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to stun No. 2 Wesleyan, 21-17, ruining the Wolves’ homecoming weekend. And Landmark made its comeback running right at Wesleyan in the wildcat formation, featuring freshman Dalton Colburn and senior

Landmark 21, Wesleyan 17

10:54 pm Oct. 21, 2016

With the game seemingly on the verge of slipping away from Landmark Christian School, the War Eagles did what the War Eagle do.

Get tough.

Down 17-7 late in the third quarter, with their quarterback/safety Joey Blount nursing a stinger, Landmark (8-0, 5-0 in Region 5A), ranked No. 3 in Class A, turned to its offensive line and hard charging backs, and scored two fourth quarter touchdowns, while the defense got a

Prince Avenue keeps top spot in private power rating, McIntosh County Academy No. 1 on public side

1:10 am Oct. 19, 2016

No. 4 (Private) Prince Avenue Christian held on to the top spot in the latest Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Class A Football Private Power Ratings, while McIntosh County Academy jumped over Twiggs County into first place in the public school rankings.

Last week, PAC drilled Providence Christian, 48-17, to remain unbeaten (8-0) while MCA, ranked No. 8 in the public school power ratings list, made a move up the list in

Tattnall hangs on, Clinch keeps winning, Manchester keep rolling, Fellowship stays unbeaten

1:49 am Oct. 15, 2016

Here’s a look at what went down Friday night:

Tattnall Square holds off Twiggs County
In a battle between two ranked public and private school teams, No. 10 Tattnall Square of Macon appeared to have the game in hand, with a 34-13 lead with a little over two minutes left in regulation. But No. 6 Twiggs County scored with :41 seconds left on a 30-yard pass play from Calvin Stephens to Musa