Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Could ELCA and Landmark get caught looking ahead?

2:56 am Oct. 28, 2016

As the regular season winds to a close, there are a ton of significant games on the slate this weekend. But two of the most intriguing don’t look that way at first glance.

No. 1 (Private) Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy will host Mt. Vernon Presbyterian, while No. 2 (Private) Landmark Christian will visit Holy Innocents’. On paper, it looks like the top two ranked teams should prevail easily.  MVP has been

One true region championship game highlights Week 11

12:00 pm Oct. 27, 2016

The upcoming playoffs are no longer a scenario for Class AAAA’s field of 52 teams. Thirty-two teams will make the postseason and with just two weeks of the regular season left, this week will make the playoffs a reality for more than half of the schools. In Region 1, Cairo can clinch the No. 1 seed with a win over visiting Columbus on Friday. The Syrupmakers are 5-0 in the

What to watch: Week 11

11:46 am Oct. 27, 2016

This week in AA doesn’t feature any matchups between top 10 teams, but there are three ranked teams that face region opponents with winning records and playoff seeds at stake.

In Region 5, the No. 4

McIntosh County Academy’s Robby Robinson; Prince Avenue, Mt.Zion-Carroll top power ratings

8:19 am Oct. 27, 2016

Before we get to the updated Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Class A Power Ratings, we check in with McIntosh County Academy’s Robby Robinson, who has returned to the place he helped put on the football map more than a decade ago.

Robby Robinson, McIntosh County Academy
Robby Robinson is back in Darien. Actually, he never left.

From 2004 to 2010, Robinson was head coach at McIntosh County Academy, located in the Golden Isles

Top 10 games of Week 11

8:15 am Oct. 27, 2016

Alexander at Mays

When, where: 8 p.m. Friday, Lakewood Stadium, Atlanta

Records, rankings: Alexander is 8-0 overall, 6-0 in Region 5-AAAAAA and No. 5; Mays is 7-1, 6-0 and No. 4.

Last meeting: Alexander won 17-14 in 2009.

Three things to know: 1.

Maxwell Week 11 Projections

7:35 am Oct. 27, 2016

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the