Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Jordan’s Newman the fourth coach to leave job in Columbus

7:20 am Dec. 8, 2017

Jordan’s Justin Newman has resigned, bringing to four the number of head-coaching changes among Columbus public schools this offseason.

Newnan, who confirmed his departure to the Columbus Ledger-Inquirer on Thursday, was 2-18 in two seasons, 2-8

Championship preview: Peach vs. Calhoun

6:42 pm Dec. 7, 2017

The Class AAA championship game between the second-ranked Peach County Trojans and the fourth-ranked Calhoun Yellow Jackets pits two of the most storied programs in the state, and two of the most successful coaches in the state, against one another at 1 p.m. Friday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Peach Coach Chad Campbell has the second-highest winning percentage among active coaches with at least 100 victories, trailing Ware’s Franklin Stephens. Campbell’s winning percentage

Battle for Southern bragging rights at Buford Showcase

10:00 am Dec. 7, 2017

The field of the Buford Showcase Saturday at Buford High School features several ranked teams, major-college signees and a small bit of intrigue.

The six-game event, which tips off at noon, features two nationaly ranked clubs in the 3 p.m. slot, when McEachern, ranked No. 1 in Class AAAAAAA, and No. 10 nationally by MaxPreps, takes on Porter Gaud (7-0) from Charleston, S.C. Porter Gaud is MaxPreps’ No. 1-ranked team