Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

AA in brief: Gordon Central halts 21-game skid

11:02 am Oct. 17, 2017

There was a slight shakeup in the Class AA polls after Heard County beat Callaway but other than that, it remains largely intact. Callaway dropped from No. 5 to No. 10, which was Heard County’s

Four Questions with East Coweta coach John Small

7:20 am Oct. 17, 2017

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

John Small, East Coweta

What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high school

Region reset: Griffin returns to rankings

5:55 am Oct. 17, 2017

The Griffin Bears, back in the rankings this week at No. 10, continue to into a team that appears ready for the state playoffs.

Griffin (7-1) has won three straight since its loss to Whitewater and

Maxwell Week 9 Summary: Archer upends Grayson; Lowndes ascends to the top

8:10 am Oct. 16, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:

– In a battle between four unbeaten Class AAAAAAA teams, Archer downed Grayson in a 6-3 defensive slugfest while Lowndes topped Tift County in a 51-38 shootout. The end result

How the new top 10 teams fared in Week 9

8:00 am Oct. 16, 2017


*1. (2) Lowndes (8-0)

Last week: Beat Tift County 51-38. Lowndes broke a 38-38 tie on Gary Osby’s 1-yard run with 3:05 left and clinched the game on Fred Stewart’s interception return for a touchdown on