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The leaderboard: Brooks, Banks, Harris remain tops in yardage

The state leaderboard is a weekly Friday feature of GHSF Daily. It is expected that there will be omissions. Please report them to ghsfdaily@bellsouth.net. Corrections will be made to a live list on ajc.com. Rushing 1,729 – Shannon Brooks, Pickens (7 team games) 1,495 – Tra Minter, Schley County (7) ...

National rankings: Colquitt County moves to No. 3 in PrepNation poll

Here is where Georgia teams stand in several national polls. The numbers on the left are this week’s ranking; the numbers in parentheses are last week’s rankings. HSFB100 3. Colquitt County (3) 20. Buford (19) 32. Grayson (33) 69. Ware County (61) USA Today 5. Colquitt County (5) 12. Buford ...

Daily List: Coaches who won state titles as players in Georgia

Jacob Nichols of Alpharetta and Korey Mobbs of Lanier are first-year head coaches who have their teams in first place in their regions. They have something else in common. Both played on Parkview’s 1997 state-championship team. GHSF Daily has identified 18 Georgia head coaches who won state titles as players ...

Four Questions with Dade County coach Bradley Warren

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day. Bradley Warren, Dade County 1. Who is/was the most influential person in your coaching career? “I do not know if there is just one influential person in my career. When ...

Daily Trivia: Championship team for which Cecil Flowe worked as an assistant

Cecil Flowe was the head coach of Parkview’s 1997 state championship team on which current first-year head coaches Korey Mobbs (Lanier) and Jacob Nichols (Alpharetta) played. Flowe won another state title as an assistant coach on a team on which another current head coach played. Which one was it? See ...

Thursday softball scores

Sweet 16 Game 3 scores Class AAAAAA Newnan 11, Lowndes 7   Class AAAAA Allatoona 8, River Ridge 3 Cambridge 3, Alexander 0 Columbus 8, Ola 2 Greenbrier 5, Woodland-Henry 2 Harris County 4, Northgate 1 Loganville 2, South Paulding 1   Class AAAA Dawson County 9, Cedartown 2 Northwest ...

Predictions: Grayson, Alpharetta, Hughes will shine in the spotlight

Region 1-AAAAAA is taking the week off, giving the other regions in the highest classification a chance to take the spotlight. Three of those regions feature matchups of the top two teams that will go a long way toward determining championships. Look for No. 2 Grayson to clinch the title ...

Friday night high school football glance: Class AAAA

–Class AAAA No. 1 Buford heads into its most challenging stretch of its region schedule with a road test at North Oconee. The Wolves (7-0, 4-0 Region 8-AAAA) have won 32 straight games and have yet to be challenged in region play. North Oconee running back Kawon Bryant (906 yards, ...

Cross country notebook: Grady, North Atlanta win APS titles

The Grady boys and North Atlanta girls each won at the Atlanta Public Schools championships on Oct. 15 at Grant Park. North Atlanta came in second in the boys meet with 35 points, just behind Grady’s 31. Mays (76), Washington (127) and Maynard Jackson (139) rounded out the top five. ...

Cross country rankings: Week 9

Boys AAAAAA 1. Marietta 2. South Forsyth 3. Walton 4. Brookwood 5. Etowah 6. Mill Creek 7. West Forsyth 8. Peachtree Ridge 9. Lakeside-DeKalb 10. Milton AAAAA 1. Starr’s Mill 2. Forsyth Central 3. Clarkston 4. Alexander 5. McIntosh 6. Lakeside-Evans 7. Flowery Branch 8. Creekview 9. Cambridge 10. Winder-Barrow ...

Class A Blog: ELCA at No. 7 Landmark, Claxton at No. 4 Calvary Day headline weekend of competitive games

As the regular season winds down, teams are scrambling for their spots in the power ratings. Here are a couple of big games: Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy (1-6, 1-0 in Region 5) at No. 7 Landmark Christian (6-1, 1-0). The early schedule for ELCA, the 2012 private school champions, was ...

Carver-Atlanta, Drew, Allatoona have chance to clinch

Here’s what to look for this weekend in Class AAAAA: - Carver-Atlanta (6-1, 2-0) can clinch the 6-AAAAA Division B title with a victory against Mays (5-2, 1-1), which would put the Panthers in the region championship game, most likely against Stephenson or Southwest DeKalb. If Mays wins, then eighth-ranked ...

Volleyball quarterfinals schedule

Saturday, Oct. 25 Class AAAAAAA #8 North Gwinnett at #1 Harrison #5 South Forsyth at #4 Johns Creek #6 Roswell at #3 East Coweta #7 Brookwood at #2 North Cobb   Class AAAAA #8 Harris County at #1 Sequoyah #5 Northside-Columbus at #4 River Ridge #6 Cambridge at #3 Columbus ...

AAAAAA blog: Inconspicuous Dacula gets its shot vs. Grayson

Dacula is probably the state’s most inconspicuous No. 3 team in the state. That’s despite a run to the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals last season and an unbeaten record this season. The Falcons (7-0, 5-0) don’t have a major-college prospect. Their opponent Friday, second-ranked Grayson (8-0, 6-0), has five just on ...

Unbeatens Hart, Oconee meet … Region 1 to settle matters … Fannin’s offense tests West Hall

Two outstanding quarterbacks will be at the forefront when No. 9 Hart County and Oconee County, both 7-0, meet Friday in Watkinsville. Hart County quarterback Cameron Fouch has completed 77 of 120 passes for 1,360 yards and 14 touchdowns. He’s also run for three touchdowns and led a Hart offense ...

Class AA’s top games of the week

Here’s a look at some of the top games in Class AA this week … No. 3 Lovett (6-2, 5-0) at Wesleyan (5-2, 3-1) This is Lovett’s last game before a season-ending showdown with No. 1 Greater Atlanta Christian next week. Wesleyan has had two weeks to prepare for the ...

Maxwell week nine playoff projections

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class. The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2014 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons and teams with 100 or more championship wins in the simulation are shown. While the Maxwell Ratings reflect ...

Buford is 7-0 overall, 4-0 in Region 8-AAAA.

Top 10 games of Week 10

Buford at North Oconee When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Titan Stadium, Bogart Records, rankings: Buford is 7-0 overall, 4-0 in Region 8-AAAA and No. 1; North Oconee is 5-2, 4-0 and unranked. Last meeting: Buford won 13-0 in the second round of the 2012 Class AAA playoffs. Three things to ...

Daily List: Teams allowing 10 points or fewer per game

Teams allowing 10 points or fewer per game: 3.3 – Central (Carrollton) 5.5 – Westlake 6.3 – Peach County 6.4 – Grayson 6.4 – Marist 6.8 – Hawkinsville 7.0 – Buford 7.3 – Vidalia 7.6 – Jefferson 8.6 – Alpharetta 8.7 – Ware County 8.9 – Calvary Day 9.1 – ...

Four Questions with Rutland coach George Collins

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day. George Collins, Rutland 1. Who is/was the most influential person in your coaching career? “My high school coach, Robert Davis, at Warner Robins. I had the privilege of having had ...

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