Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Lovett 21, Westminster 14

11:17 pm Oct. 20, 2017

Ironically, it was the “wildcat” that ultimately did in Westminster, in another tight ballgame against rival Lovett.

Lion senior Crawford Schweiger took a shotgun snap in the “wildcat” formation and bulled his way to a 2-yard gain on fourth-and-one from the Wildcat 35-yard line, to seal a 21-14 win for Lovett in the 30th edition of the “Battle of Buckhead,” Friday night at Lovett’s Memorial Stadium at Conley-Oakley Field.

The Lovett senior

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:43 pm Oct. 20, 2017



Campbell 35, Wheeler 23

The home team Spartans got the first of two Coby Deprill touchdowns in the first half and held a 21-16 halftime lead. Wheeler held a brief third-quarter lead at 23-21, but Campbell scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns, the first of which a Tavion Jackson run from 30 yards out. Late in the game, senior running back Kaleb Bailey converted a third-and-1 to seal the victory,

Front-runners emerge as Class AAA heads into Week 10

1:46 pm Oct. 14, 2017

By most measures, it was a nondescript type of Friday night for the top teams in Class AAA. After Week 9, front-runners are beginning to emerge in each of the regions.

The biggest surprise came in Region 8, where No. 8 Monroe Area (7-1, 2-1) lost to Morgan County 22-21. This put Morgan in great position to take the region title.

“It hurts, but our kids fought hard,” Monroe Area head coach Kevin Reach

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:41 pm Oct. 13, 2017


Brookwood 52, Central Gwinnett 28

Central Gwinnett held an early lead, but the Brookwood Broncos took over for the final three quarters and defeated the Black Knights at home. Quarterback Angelo DiSpigna threw the first of his three touchdown passes to Cameron Barrington (28 yards) to tie it at 7-7 midway through the first quarter and his second to Matthew Hill (20 yards) to answer Jarren Williams’ QB keeper and

Four Questions with Bremen coach Davis Russell

7:20 am Oct. 13, 2017

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

Davis Russell, Bremen

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

Cedar Grove at Pace Academy highlights Class AAA weekend

4:19 pm Oct. 12, 2017

Two Atlanta-based Class AAA football programs with championship pedigrees take the spotlight Friday, when Cedar Grove travels to Pace Academy for a key Region 5 matchup.

Cedar Grove (6-0, 3-0) won the state championship last season. A

A region-by-region look at Class AAA

4:27 pm Oct. 10, 2017

We are a few weeks into region play and a pecking order is beginning to emerge in many of the classification’s eight regions. Here’s how things stand entering this weekend:

Region 1: Cook County and Monroe