Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

GAC, Cedar Grove feature two of the best quarterbacks in the nation

3:39 pm Dec. 8, 2016

The Class AAA championship game between Greater Atlanta Christian, the top seed from Region 7, and Cedar Grove, the No. 2 seed from Region 5, will feature two of the most high-powered offenses in the state, led by two of the best pro-style quarterbacks in the nation.

Neither program has been successful in the final game of the year. Cedar Grove lost to Cartersville in 1991. GAC lost to Benedictine in

The winding road to the Dome for GAC, Cedar Grove

10:13 am Dec. 6, 2016

After his team lost to Greater Atlanta Christian in the first round of the high school football playoffs, Pace Academy coach Chris Slade had some ominous words for the rest of the Class AAA playoff field. Cedar

Stage set for GAC, Cedar Grove

9:47 am Dec. 3, 2016

Greater Atlanta Christian had a tough time putting away Peach County in Fort Valley. Cedar Grove cruised past Crisp County in Cordele.

If anything was learned Friday night in the Class AAA high school football semifinals, it was

Football Semifinals Results

10:29 pm Dec. 2, 2016


Roswell 28, Westlake 0
Grayson 41, Mill Creek 20


Tucker 22, Northside-Warner Robins 7

Valdosta 27, Dalton 6
How the game was won: The Wildcats used their stingy defense to hold down an explosive Dalton offense that was without Middle Tennessee State-signee, wide receiver Zeke Cobb.
Top Performers: Josh Belton threw four touchdown passes including a 20-yarder to defensive end Devonnsha Maxwell and two scores to JR Ingram. Belton’s 29-yard strike to Jontae

Semifinal previews: Class AAA

9:00 am Dec. 1, 2016

Greater Atlanta Christian at Peach County

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Trojan Field at Anderson Stadium, Fort Valley

Records, rankings: Greater Atlanta Christian is 12-1, the No. 1 seed from Region 7-AAA and No. 1; Peach County is 12-1,

Class AAA semis: Hear it from the coaches

9:51 am Nov. 29, 2016

It’s not easy taking a loss in the high school football state quarterfinals. But the four coaches who were eliminated Friday took the time this week to break down what they saw from the teams that beat

2016 Georgia high school football semifinal pairings

9:07 pm Nov. 27, 2016

GHSA football semifinal pairings

All matchups will be played Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Championship games will be at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10.


Roswell at Westlake
Mill Creek at Grayson


Northside-Warner Robins at

Cedar Grove back in semis … No real upsets

1:37 am Nov. 26, 2016

Cedar Grove is back in the semifinals and the Saints went on the road to do it.

No. 6 Cedar Grove took down No. 4 Calhoun 47-21, keeping the Yellow Jackets out of the semifinals for only the second time in nine years.

There were no real upsets in the third round of the Class AAA playoffs. No. 2 Peach County eliminated defending state champion and No. 3-ranked Westminster 27-17, No. 1