All-region teams: Riley, Morris earn top honors in 6-AAA

6:00 am Dec. 22, 2014

Here is the all-region team for 6-AAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Offensive player of the year: QB Kaelan Riley, Calhoun, Jr.

Defensive player of the year: DE Zach Morris, Ringgold, Sr.

First-team offense

QB – Hinton McKonkey, North Murray, Sr.

RB – Sidnee Johnson, Adairsville, Jr.

RB – Brandon Dendy, Sonoraville, Sr.

WR – Garrett Yates, Ringgold, Sr.

WR – Payton Swilling, North Murray, Sr.

WR – Carson Brown, Calhoun, Sr.

WR – Clark Johnson, Sonoraville, Sr.

OL –

All-region teams: Gray is 3-AAA’s player of year

8:41 pm Dec. 20, 2014

Here is the all-region team for 3-AAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Region Player of the Year: A.J. Gray, Washington County

Offensive Player of the Year: Vicente’ Thompkins, Laney

Defensive Player of the Year: Will Conway, Washington County

Athlete of the Year: Carlos Smith, Butler

Special Teams Player of the Year: Andre James, Laney

Specialist of the Year: Wesley Rubiera, Washington County

Coach of the Year: Joel Ingram, Washington County

First-team offense

OL – Brennon Holden, Butler

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Waco’s Gray rushes for 442 yards, eight TDs … Blessed Trinity, Calhoun, Westminster advance

1:28 am Nov. 29, 2014

Washington County quarterback A.J. Gray had a historic night against Pierce County on Friday.

The senior, who has committed to Georgia Tech, rushed 17 times for 442 yards and eight touchdowns as the No. 1-ranked Golden Hawks slammed unranked Pierce County 62-35. He also completed 4 of 8 passes for 27 yards.

The 440 yards rushing is the fifth highest total in the history of the Georgia High School Association. Pepperell’s Devyn

Playoff preview: Class AAA quarterfinals

6:45 am Nov. 25, 2014

Pierce County at Washington County

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, House of Pain, Sandersville

Records, rankings: Pierce County is 10-2, the No. 2 seed from Region 1-AAA and unranked; Washington County is 12-0, the No. 1 seed from 3-AAA and No. 1.

Last meeting: Washington County won 28-3 in the first round of the 1994 Class AA playoffs.

Three things to know: 1. Pierce County has 10 wins in a season for the third

All-region teams: Cedar Grove, Blessed Trinity, Westminster headline 4-AAA honors

6:36 am Nov. 25, 2014

Here is the all-region team for 4-AAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Offensive players of the year: Labron Morris, Cedar Grove; Isaiah Malcome, Westminster

Defensive players of the year: Antuan Jackson, Cedar Grove; Pat Jasinski, Blessed Trinity

Coach of the year: Tim McFarlin, Blessed Trinity

First-team offense

QB – Keenan Moore, Jackson

QB – Conor Davis, Blessed Trinity

RB – Torrance Marable, Towers

RB – Isaiah Malcome, Westminster

WR – Orenzo Smith, Jackson

WR – Benji Parrish, Cedar Grove


Central-Carrollton 21, Landmark Christian 7

12:31 am Sep. 27, 2014

Landmark Christian and Central-Carrollton took things back to the old school Friday night.

On a field behind a school built in the 1950s, in a stadium named after an octogenarian, the War Eagles and Lions played most of the game between the hash marks.  In the end,Central took advantage of three Landmark turnovers to claim a 21-7 win, in a physical slugfest between two teams ranked No. 8 – Central (5-0)

Westminster kicks way into rankings

8:00 am Sep. 2, 2014

Has Westminster become the newest Cradle for Kickers?

Two years ago Harrison Butker was booming kicks out of the end zone and drilling every field goal attempt he tried. Butker was a great offensive weapon for the Wildcats and signed with Georgia Tech, where he’s been starting since his freshman season.

Now it looks like Trey Blasingame has signed up to be the next Butker. The senior kicked two field goals on

AAA: Maxwell predicts region standings, WL records

11:11 pm Aug. 13, 2014

The Maxwell Ratings have predicted the region standings and the won-lost records of Georgia’s Class AAA teams. The computer ratings are the work of Loren Maxwell, founder of the Georgia High School Football Historical Association. He has been involved with sports ratings since 1986.

His region-by- region breakdowns are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2014 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 trials at the rate of approximately 51 seasons

AAA: Maxwell projects playoff draws, results

11:07 pm Aug. 13, 2014

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2014 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons, approximately 51 each second.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect each team’s strength, the simulation highlights