Pace Academy 34, Our Lady of Mercy 3

12:15 am Aug. 29, 2015

How the game was won: Pace Academy scored 34 unanswered points to cruise past host Our Lady of Mercy. The Bobcats led for no more than 10 seconds, as their first-quarter field goal led directly to a kickoff return for a touchdown by Pace Academy’s Deon Jackson. The Knights led 24-3 at halftime and 34-3 going into the fourth quarter.

Top performers: In addition to his kickoff return, Jackson hauled in a

Westminster 26, Lovett 23

10:53 pm Aug. 28, 2015

Westminster held off Lovett 26-23 at Kilpatrick Stadium on Friday to win the Battle of Buckhead for the second consecutive year and the fifth time in seven seasons.

The Wildcats, ranked No. 3 in Class AAA,


Benedictine 47, GAC 44

12:48 am Aug. 22, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Benedictine 47, GAC 44

How the game was won: In a rematch of last year’s class AA state title game, GAC and Benedictine fought until the very end. With 10 seconds left in regulation, GAC scored a touchdown and converted the two-point conversion to send it to overtime. In overtime, each team scored touchdowns but failed to make their extra points. In double OT, GAC was held to a


Fellowship Christian 34, Armuchee 7

11:02 pm Aug. 21, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Fellowship Christian 34, Armuchee 7

How the game was won: Four different runners scored touchdowns for host Fellowship Christian in a season-opening victory against Armuchee. The Paladins led 14-0 after one quarter then pulled away with 20 unanswered points after Armuchee had gotten to within 14-7 early in the second quarter.

Top performers: Senior Jake Williamson kicked two field goals for Fellowship Christian and also tacked on a 41-yard touchdown


Wesleyan 56, Walker 0

10:56 pm Aug. 21, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Wesleyan 56, Walker 0

How the game was won: Wesleyan stormed to a 14-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and a 42-0 cushion at halftime on the way to a convincing

Pace Academy 24, Lovett 0

10:55 pm Aug. 21, 2015

No. 10 Pace Academy broke free from neighborhood rival Lovett after halftime for the school’s first victory against the No. 7 Lions 24-0 Friday night at Walsh Field in Mableton.

Sophomore quarterback Gunnor Faulk capped two

Defending champ Benedictine places three on AA preseason all-state team

7:40 am Aug. 18, 2015

Defending Class AA champion Benedictine placed three players on the preseason all-state team. They are linebacker Tru’Self Cooper, offensive lineman Sanders Creech and running back/receiver John Kennedy, listed as an athlete.

Region 6-AA has the most preseason all-state players with six, three from up-and-coming Pace Academy.


QB – Joseph Mancuso, Union County, Sr.

RB – J.D. King, Fitzgerald, Jr.

RB – Juan Tucker, Lamar County, Sr.

RB – Justin Ware, Coosa, Sr.

WR – Charlie Woerner,

T&F Postscript: SWD’s Cobb inducted into GACA HOF; 2014-15 Athletes of the Year coming Sunday; Time to leave Albany

2:16 pm Jun. 4, 2015

School is out and track and field, along with the other spring sports, is done. But here are a couple of items before we break for the summer.

Southwest DeKalb’s Cobb inducted into GACA HOF
Legendary high school and college track and field coach Napoleon Cobb was inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame, during a ceremony at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton last week.

Individual, team results from Boys State Track and Field Meet

11:54 pm May. 17, 2015

GHSA Boys State Track and Field Championships
Team Results
Class AAAAAA:  1. Rockdale County 53; 2. Archer 45; 3. Mill Creek 34

Class AAAAA:  1. Southwest DeKalb 58; 3. Banneker 44; 3. Cedar Shoals 39

Class AAAA:  1. Sandy Creek 42; 2. North Oconee 40, Marist 40; 3. Whitewater 39

Class AAA: 1. Cedar Grove 67; 2. Decatur 45; 3. Central Carroll 42

Class AA:  1. Greater Atlanta Christian 81; 2. Fitzgerald 72; 3. Riverside Military