Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Championship games in review: Classes AAA and A-private

7:50 am Dec. 11, 2017

Class AAA

Calhoun 10, Peach County 6

Recap: Calhoun scored the game’s only touchdown on Brannon Spector’s 45-yard interception return with 23 seconds remaining in the first half. The Yellow Jackets took a 10-0 lead on a 34-yard

All-region teams: Ackles, Cendoya among honorees in 6-A

7:20 am Dec. 11, 2017

Here is the all-region team for 6-A, as voted by the league’s coaches:

6-A North

Player of the year: ATH C.J. Ackles, Mount Zion, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: RB Tijai Whatley, Darlington, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: LB Logan

No neutral site: Postponed championships to be hosted by schools

1:56 pm Dec. 9, 2017

The Georgia High School Association, which postponed six of its eight state championship football games this weekend because of a winter storm, explored the option of taking them to a neutral site but opted instead to play the games at school sites.

The GHSA, citing safety concerns following Friday’s wintery weather, called off the two state championship football games scheduled for Friday and all four scheduled for Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz

Championship game previews

8:45 am Dec. 8, 2017


Colquitt County vs. North Gwinnett

When, where: 8 p.m. Saturday, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Records, rankings: Colquitt County is 11-3, the No. 3 seed from Region 1-AAAAAAA and No. 8; North Gwinnett is 13-1, the No. 1 seed from