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Championship games in review: Classes AAA and A-private

7:50 am Dec. 11, 2017

Class AAA

Calhoun 10, Peach County 6

Recap: Calhoun scored the game’s only touchdown on Brannon Spector’s 45-yard interception return with 23 seconds remaining in the first half. The Yellow Jackets took a 10-0 lead on a 34-yard

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

Championship preview: Peach vs. Calhoun

6:42 pm Dec. 7, 2017

The Class AAA championship game between the second-ranked Peach County Trojans and the fourth-ranked Calhoun Yellow Jackets pits two of the most storied programs in the state, and two of the most successful coaches in the state, against one another at 1 p.m. Friday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Peach Coach Chad Campbell has the second-highest winning percentage among active coaches with at least 100 victories, trailing Ware’s Franklin Stephens. Campbell’s winning percentage

Peach, Calhoun bring storied histories to Class AAA final

5:44 pm Dec. 5, 2017

You could not have picked two better high school football programs, two better coaches, two better fan bases or two better small Georgia towns to represent the state in the Class AAA championship game.

Calhoun and Peach County will play at 1 p.m. Friday for the AAA state title and, in recent years, the fans have gotten used to the trip to Atlanta. The two towns have experienced a combined six state titles, with

Calhoun 14, Cedar Grove 6

12:33 am Dec. 2, 2017

Calhoun’s (13-1) defense has marched to a steady beat all year, yielding 9.3 points per game in the regular season and 9.0 in the playoffs.

This hard-hitting processional was the cause-and-effect behind a 14-6 win over the defending state champions and previously unbeaten Cedar Grove Saints (13-1) in the 3A semifinals. The group will now be heard banging heads against Peach County inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the 3A crown.

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