Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Georgia quarterbacks Lawrence, Jones to draw ESPN cameras in August

4:13 pm Jun. 28, 2017

Trevor Lawrence of Cartersville and Emory Jones of Heard County are two of Georgia’s most highly rated high school quarterbacks. ESPN will be coming to Cartersville on Aug. 26 to televise their games.

Heard County will play Saraland of Alabama at 3:30 p.m. (televised by ESPNU), and Cartersville will play Bertram Trail of Florida at 7:30 p.m. (televised by ESPN 2).

The telecasts are part of the seven-game GEICO ESPN High School

GHSA rules in favor of Grayson transfer Taylor

12:40 pm May. 9, 2017

The Georgia High School Association has closed the case of Grayson transfer student Kurt Taylor, finding no evidence that the football star broke any rules with his move from Newton High in the off-season, GHSA

Walton head coach resigns with Colquitt County coordinator duties on horizon

11:09 am May. 8, 2017

By Score Atlanta

One of the most established and respected high school football programs in the state is without a head football coach.

Maurice “Mo’’ Dixon, who has led the Walton High School Raiders for the last three years, resigned Friday. He informed his players that he was resigning in a team meeting on Friday and is expected to be named the defensive coordinator at powerhouse Colquitt County in the upcoming week.

Dixon went

Cahill brings unique perspective to West Forsyth

11:28 am May. 2, 2017

If perspective from different areas of the world is what West Forsyth wanted in its new coach, they found it in Shawn Cahill.

Cahill, who has been an assistant at Lanier since 2011, has been tapped

Chip Walker excited about challenge at Newnan

3:47 pm Apr. 28, 2017

As the crow flies, just 16 miles separate Chip Walker and his new position as the head football coach of Newnan High School.

Walker, who took the job in February, leaves a Sandy Creek program where

New Kell coach Brett Sloan: ‘We will force the tempo’

10:48 am Apr. 26, 2017

Brett Sloan will take over as Kell’s head football coach after former coach Derek Cook resigned in March to pursue an administrative position.

Sloan spent the last two seasons as Walton’s assistant offensive coordinator and quarterbacks