GAC moves on without Mills; Cedar Grove plays big; Peach County mourns

10:08 am Aug. 23, 2016

Greater Atlanta Christian lost its best player before the opening game against Lovett, but still managed to overcome adversity and win. None of that surprised coach Tim Hardy.

“We’ve got a strong program, and we’re not about just one player,” Hardy said. “I think we showed the strength of the program and our other players Friday night.”

Davis Mills, an AJC Super 11 quarterback and Stanford commitment, suffered a knee injury on

Games to follow this week

9:22 am Aug. 18, 2016

In a game that should have a playoff feel, Lovett heads to Greater Atlanta Christian Friday to open the 2016 season.

Both programs have played for the region championship in the last five seasons, and it

All eyes on Region 5

9:05 am Aug. 16, 2016

Perhaps it is understandable why newly reclassified Region 5-AAA has gotten most of the preseason attention heading into the 2016 high school football season.

The region put 10 players on the preseason Class AAA all-state team.

Maxwell Ratings’ projections for Class AAA regions

7:35 am Aug. 16, 2016

These are the Class AAA preseason predictions of the Maxwell Ratings, a computer-based ranking system created by Loren Maxwell. The projections are based on historical scores, with 2015 results being most significant.

Here are five observations

Bremen makes Russell one of five new coaches in AAA

7:30 am Aug. 16, 2016

GHSF Daily is chronicling the many coaching changes in the offseason. We continue today with Class AAA.

Number of hires: 5

Best hire: Preston Poag, North Murray

Hardest to replace: George Collins, Rutland

Best job: Bremen

Toughest job: Rutland

Most interesting: The Russell family coaching tree continues

Daily List: Longest-tenured coaches in Class AAA

7:10 am Aug. 16, 2016

Here are the head coaches with the most consecutive seasons at their current Class AAA schools.

25 – Gerry Romberg, Westminster

18 – Ulysses Hawthorne, Beach

18 – Hal Lamb, Calhoun

15 – Kirk Warner, Liberty Co.

13 – Charles

Preseason all-state teams: Class AAA

7:40 am Aug. 3, 2016

Region 5 has 10 of Class AAA’s 25 preseason all-state players, and some recent history to back it up.

The region has two reigning state champions – Westminster (AAA) and Pace Academy (AA) – and a semifinalist

Four Questions with East Hall coach Bryan Gray

7:20 am Aug. 2, 2016

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

Bryan Gray, East Hall

1. What is the most memorable game you’ve been a part of as

2015-16 AJC high school athletes of the year

7:00 pm Jun. 10, 2016

Standout performances by these athletes led to individual and team success during the 2015-2016 school year:

Baseball

Josh Lowe, Pope: The senior pitcher and third baseman hit .383 with 11 home runs and 24 extra-base hits for