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Townson Named New Jackson Basketball Coach

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, July 20, 2012 - 7:09am

The Jackson Red Devils girls basketball team will have a new face roaming the sidelines come opening night Nov. 24 when Jackson welcomes Spalding to open the season. Mike Townson will make his basketball head coaching...

Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

New Season Offers New Hope For Some Teams

Fletcher Proctor - Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 7:44am

The Roswell Hornets are just six years removed from a state title, but the Hornets went winless in 2011. They are one of many teams that carry a double-digit losing streak into the 2012 season. Teams across the state...

Courtesy of The True Citizen

Burke County Rising In Latest Rankings

Fletcher Proctor - Monday, September 24, 2012 - 8:37am

The Class AAAAAA poll remains unchanged with Camden County and Colquitt County having byes. This Friday will certainly see a shakeup, though, as No. 1 Camden County faces Valdosta and No. 4 Lowndes travels to No. 7...

Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

St. Pius X, Calhoun Win Semifinal Coin Flips

Fletcher Proctor - Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 9:43am

St. Pius X, Calhoun and Ridgeland all won coin flips Saturday to determine home field advantage for the GHSA semifinals. St. Pius X will host North Hall in the semifinals after each pulled out wins over Washington...

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Lovejoy Offense Looks Unstoppable

Fletcher Proctor - Monday, December 3, 2012 - 7:30am

The Lovejoy Wildcats may just have most athletic team left in the Class AAAAAA playoffs. In defeating North Gwinnett Friday, Lovejoy showed that its athletes cannot be blocked on defense and barely stopped on offense....

Courtesy of Elisa Herring

Marist Looks To Hold Off Upstarts

Stephen Black - Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 12:42pm

Monroe Area vs. Sandy Creek No. 1 Sandy Creek is appearing in its third semifinals in four seasons and has now won 12 or more games for the fourth consecutive year. The Patriots (13-0) outplayed defending AAA state...

The 4-0 Buford Wolves are the squad to beat in 3A, especially considering an impressive Week 2 win over Gainesville.

At That Halfway Mark

Mark Harmon - Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 7:58am

We are right at the halfway mark of the high school football season and it's time for my thoughts on the first half of the year. First up, there are some very very good football teams in Class 6A. Top-ranked North...

The undefeated Buford Wolves are glowing in pride, as they currently top every ranking poll in the state in Class AAA.

Heading Down The Home Stretch

Tommy Palmer - Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 9:52am

Week seven of the prep football season is here and the action is getting to the point in the 2013 season where each game is crucial. Football teams are heading down the home stretch in anticipation of which one will be...

Gainesville has bounced back on track after suffering a 38-14 loss at home to Buford in front of a sold-out crowd on Sept. 6th.

Playoffs To Have Some Semblance Of Normal With Gainesville Back On Track

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 5:02pm

It seems like just a few days ago we were anticipating the start of the prep football season but in reality, that was several weeks ago. Now, in less than thirty days, the state GHSA football playoffs get underway. The...

Tucker enters the GHSA playoffs with an undefeated record on the 2013 season.

The Field Is Set

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 7:20pm

The second season is here! The GHSA football playoffs begin in earnest this weekend and due to some slips, stumbles and falls by some of the highly-rated prep teams in each classification, Class AA through Class AAAAAA...

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