Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Southwest DeKalb 41, Redan 2

11:45 pm Aug. 18, 2017

In a game that was choppy and disjointed even by opening-game standards, Southwest DeKalb still proved to be too big, fast and strong for Redan.

The Panthers (1-0) improved to 33-2 all-time against the Raiders after a 41-2 drubbing, Friday at William “Buck” Godfrey Stadium in the season opener for both squads. It was the first win as Southwest DeKalb’s head coach for Damien Wimes, who came over from DeKalb County

Blessed Trinity 28, Westminster 0

11:28 pm Aug. 18, 2017

A year ago, Blessed Trinity running back Steele Chambers’ mom encouraged him to get involved in a dance class to improve his footwork on the football field.

Mission accomplished.

Chambers rushed for 68 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Titans to a 28-0 season-opening win on Friday at Westminster’s Alfred E. Thompson Stadium.

The win avenged an overtime loss to the Wildcats in the 2015 Class AAA state championship game. While Blessed

GAC 46, Lovett 14

11:01 pm Aug. 18, 2017

Greater Atlanta Christian receiver Trey Morrison let a long, sure touchdown pass slip through his hands early in the first quarter against Lovett on Friday. Call it rust from a long summer or opening game

GAC vs. Lovett headlines Week 1 in Class AAA

11:11 am Aug. 17, 2017

When No. 2 Greater Atlanta Christian takes on No. 7 Lovett Friday night, the game will have a midseason feel to it, leaving fans missing only the cool bite in the air that comes later

Kearis Jackson, Peach County

8:00 am Aug. 11, 2017


Position: Wide receiver

Height, weight: 5-11, 200

Class: Senior

College choices: Jackson has 24 scholarship offers, but reportedly is leaning toward Georgia and Auburn. An announcement is expected within the next week.

2016 season summary: Jackson

Four Questions with Pace Academy coach Chris Slade

7:30 am Aug. 11, 2017

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day.

Chris Slade, Pace Academy

1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high

Coming Friday: 2017 AJC Super 11

4:23 pm Aug. 9, 2017

The AJC’s 33rd rendition of the Super 11 — the top high school football players in the state — will be revealed Friday, Aug. 11.