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Class AAAA goes 19-12 in its cross-classification openers

1:19 pm Aug. 23, 2017

It was a busy opening weekend in Class AAAA with 35 of its 52 teams taking the field. As the rest of the state opened with non-region action, Region 4 staged its first region contest between Eastside and Luella on Saturday. Eastside dominated, putting up 44 first half points and securing a 50-6 victory. Eastside quarterback Noah Cook found Brayden Harper for seven catches, 161 yards and a score and

Four Questions with Pickens coach Chris Parker

7:10 am Aug. 23, 2017

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

Chris Parker, Pickens

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

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

Friday night roundup

10:39 pm Aug. 18, 2017

Class AAAAAAA

Central Gwinnett 28, South Gwinnett 24: South Gwinnett had the first lead of the game after a recovered fumble on a sack by Justin Mascoll led to a field goal, but Central Gwinnett quarterback Jarren Williams responded with two touchdowns and 152 passing yards in the first quarter. A 20-yard run by South Gwinnett’s Myles Barnum cut the lead to 21-10, and the Comets built on the momentum in

Four Questions with Eastside coach Troy Hoff

7:15 am Aug. 17, 2017

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

Troy Hoff, Eastside

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

Can Mt. Cartersville be conquered this season?

11:15 am Aug. 14, 2017

Cartersville, Cartersville, Cartersville.

Make no mistake about it, the Purple Hurricanes are the mountain that the rest of Class 4A will be attempting to scale again this season. Five-star quarterback Trevor Lawrence is back for his senior campaign as the top-ranked player in the nation. He has already quarterbacked Cartersville to 42 victories in the past three years. His expert skillset and machine-like consistency have produced record-breaking numbers, and he has

Trevor Lawrence, Cartersville

8:00 am Aug. 11, 2017

TREVOR LAWRENCE, CARTERSVILLE

Position: Quarterback

Height, weight: 6-6, 195

Class: Senior

College choices: Committed to Clemson

2016 season summary: Lawrence is rated as the nation’s No. 1 pro-style quarterback and overall recruit in the senior class. He was named the

Kyler McMichael, Greater Atlanta Christian

8:00 am Aug. 11, 2017

KYLER McMICHAEL, GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN

Position: Running back/defensive back

Height, weight: 6-1, 195

Class: Senior

College choices: Committed to Clemson

2016 season summary: McMichael is rated as the No. 10 cornerback prospect nationally by 247Sports, but he made his biggest

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.

Four Questions with Chapel Hill coach Justin DeShon

7:20 am Aug. 9, 2017

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

Justin DeShon, Chapel Hill

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