Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

POY Watch: Lawrence takes lead from Fromm, Solomon

8:15 am Oct. 19, 2016

Jake Fromm of Houston County or Aubrey Solomon of Lee County has led GHSF Daily’s Player of the Watch each week this season, until now.

With their teams losing last week, they face longer odds.

Fromm’s trouble

Composite state rankings through Week 9

7:40 am Oct. 19, 2016

Here’s a look at Georgia’s teams ranked on a consensus of six polls (AJC – Atlanta Journal-Constitution/GHSF Daily; GS – Georgia Sports Writers Association; GPB – Georgia Public Broadcasting; SA – Score Atlanta; Max –

Four Questions with Hillgrove coach Phil Ironside

7:30 am Oct. 19, 2016

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

Phil Ironside, Hillgrove

1. What is the most memorable game you’ve been a part of as a

Prince Avenue keeps top spot in private power rating, McIntosh County Academy No. 1 on public side

1:10 am Oct. 19, 2016

No. 4 (Private) Prince Avenue Christian held on to the top spot in the latest Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Class A Football Private Power Ratings, while McIntosh County Academy jumped over Twiggs County into first place in the public school rankings.

Last week, PAC drilled Providence Christian, 48-17, to remain unbeaten (8-0) while MCA, ranked No. 8 in the public school power ratings list, made a move up the list in

November 14, 2014 Acworth - An official runs off the field after Allatoona High School's Russell Halimon (3) scored a touchdown against Carver-Atlanta in Acworth, Ga.  (SPECIAL/BRANDEN CAMP)

Three of the season’s most surprising storylines entering Week 10

3:11 pm Oct. 18, 2016

The top 10 in Class AAAA has been more consistent than any of the other seven classifications, however, that doesn’t give any indication to the parity and surprising storylines we’ve seen unfold throughout the first nine weeks of the season. Here are my top 3 most surprising storylines entering week 10.

1. Organized Chaos or pure madness: When looking at the Region 1 standings entering Week 10, there’s really no better

How top-ranked Benedictine beat Hurricane Matthew

12:00 pm Oct. 18, 2016

When Benedictine Cadets coach Danny Britt heard the call for Savannah to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Matthew, he decided to stay put. A few days later, as Friday night turned into Saturday morning, he began