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Matthew Hill, Brookwood

8:00 am Aug. 11, 2017


Position: Wide receiver/running back/defensive back

Height, weight: 6-2, 185

Class: Senior

College choices: Hill is expected to choose from among Alabama, Auburn and South Carolina this month.

2016 season summary: Hill did a little bit of everything

Justin Mascoll, South Gwinnett

8:00 am Aug. 11, 2017


Position: Defensive end

Height, weight: 6-4, 235

Class: Senior

College choices: Committed to Clemson

2016 season summary: Mascoll was a first-team all-state pick after recording 68 tackles, eight sacks, nine other tackles for losses and 14

Four Questions with Campbell coach Kyle Adkins

7:30 am Aug. 10, 2017

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

Kyle Adkins, Campbell

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

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.

Preseason all-state teams: Class AAAAAAA

8:00 am Aug. 1, 2017

*Best player: Five rising seniors earned multiple first-team all-state recognition in the highest class last season. They are Matthew Hill of Brookwood, Warren Ericson of North Gwinnett, Thurman Geathers of North Cobb and Robert Cooper and

New coaches in Class AAAAAAA: Changes come to high-profile programs

7:45 am Aug. 1, 2017

GHSF Daily is chronicling the many coaching changes in the offseason. We begin today with Class 7A.

Number of hires: 13

Best hire: Chip Walker, Newnan

Hardest to replace: Bob Sphire, North Gwinnett

Best job: Grayson

Toughest job: Campbell

Most interesting: Five plumb jobs opened in Gwinnett County

List: Longest-tenured coaches in Class AAAAAAA

7:10 am Aug. 1, 2017

Rush Propst is his 10th season at Colquitt County. That’s the longest that Propst – once called the most famous high school coach in the country – has been at any one place as a head

Westlake sweeps boys, girls state titles; Eight schools win first track titles

3:32 am May. 14, 2017

While Westlake is more widely known for its football and basketball teams, track is actually the school’s signature program.

The Lions proved that point on Saturday as Westlake capped a historic day in Georgia high school track and field by being the only school in the state to win boys and girls championships. The boys won the Class AAAAAAA title by just seven points (62-55) over second place Parkview, while the

State championship meets begin today for boys and girls in three different venues

4:02 am May. 11, 2017

It’s state championship weekend! For the first time in the history of the Georgia High Schools Association, the girls and boys will run at the same championship meets, and the competitions are being held at three different sites:

Hosting venue: Hugh Mills Stadium, Albany
Classifications: A Public, AA, AAA

Hosting venue:  Valhalla Stadium, Berry College, Rome
Classifications: A Private, AAAA, AAAAAAA

Hosting venue:  Grisham Stadium, Carrollton
Classifications:  AAAAA and AAAAAA

The actions starts today. Here is a