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Other Top Games Week 7 Scores/Results

8:12 pm Sep. 30, 2016

Tift County 35, Fitzgerald 28

 How the game was won: The two teams went scoreless in the first quarter, while Tift County took only a 10-7 lead into halftime. The Blue Devils pulled ahead 28-14 but Fitzgerald wasn’t done. The Purple Hurricanes would tie the game with a minute left in the game after a Milk Balon ran back a fumble recovery for a 61-yard touchdown. Tift County would drive down

Dekalb County Week 7 Scores/Results

8:12 pm Sep. 30, 2016

Northview 35, Dunwoody 28

How the game was won: In what seemed to be a safe victory became a last minute nail biter for the Northview Titans. After a lead of 21 at the half, Northview scored first in the 3rd to take a 28-0 lead. The Wildcats weren’t giving up just yet. Dunwoody would go onto score 28 straight points and tie the game with six minutes remaining. The Titans

Gwinnett County Week 7 Scores/Results

8:12 pm Sep. 30, 2016

Grayson 60, Rockdale County 0

How the game was won: Grayson led 32-0 after the first quarter and took a 53-0 lead into the half. Jamyest Williams ran in the Rams first touchdown from 1-yard out with 10:04 left in the opening quarter and Will Van Pamelen kicked a 34-yard field goal to make it 10-0 with 7:14 on the clock. Kurt Taylor ran in the first of his three touchdowns

Fulton County Week 7 Scores/Results

8:11 pm Sep. 30, 2016

Cambridge 22, Johns Creek 19

How the game was won: Victor Valentine hit a 37-yard field goal as time expired to give host Cambridge the win. The Bears had their biggest lead of the night, 16-6, in the third quarter before Johns Creek scored two touchdowns to tie the game with 45 seconds to play.

Top performers: Valentine was 3-of-3 on field goals, connecting on two short kicks in the first and fourth quarters

Cobb County Week 7 Scores/Results

8:11 pm Sep. 30, 2016

Mt. Paran 28, Pinecrest Academy 3

How the game was won: Stuart Jeans gave Pinecrest Academy a 3-0 lead with a 31-yard field goal in the opening quarter and carried the 3-point lead into the second half. Mt. Paran’s Jack Allen opened the third quarter with a 59-yard touchdown run that fueled the Eagles’ 28 unanswered points. Chandler Webber ran in a pair of third quarter touchdowns and Jared Knox capped

Week 7 Friday Night Chat: Football scores, updates, chat – LIVE

10:45 am Sep. 30, 2016

Readers: Our posting function is not working tonight, so no live blog.

You can find scores on our Live Scoreboard.

Please see schedule below for games you can find online.

Hope to have our Live Chat working again next week!



*Central (Carrollton) at Cartersville, 7:30 p.m., GPB
*Pickens at Gilmer, 7:30 p.m., ETC 3 (Ellijay)
*Washington-Wilkes at Lincoln County, 7:30 p.m., WJBF Me TV 6.2 (Augusta)

On the Web

*Eagle’s Landing Christian at Wesleyan,

National rankings: Georgia teams holding steady

7:30 am Sep. 30, 2016

Here is where Georgia teams stand in several national polls. The numbers on the left are this week’s rankings; the numbers in parentheses are last week’s rankings.


8. (7) Grayson

23. (31) Roswell

53. (54) Mill Creek

USA Today

8. (8) Roswell

12. (13) Mill Creek


5. (5) Roswell

8. (8) Grayson


7. (7) Roswell

11. (11) Grayson

High School Football America

11. (11) Grayson

12. (12) Roswell

13. (13) Mill Creek

Prep Force

9. (10) Grayson

17. (17) Roswell

19. (19)

Four Questions with retired coach Buck Godfrey

7:10 am Sep. 30, 2016

This week, our Four Questions feature has been answered by some of Georgia’s best-known retired coaches. We conclude today with Buck Godfrey, who was head coach of Southwest DeKalb for 30 seasons (1983-2012) and compiled