Tag: Georgia High School Football

The Rivalry

When I arrived to Warner Robins, Georgia in 1984 I had heard everyone talk about the annual Warner Robins-Northside game and how big it was.  Some called it the biggest rivalry in the state.  I had my doubts.  I had missed the 1984 game by a couple of weeks...

Resources for Georgia High School Football fans

If you’re like me and you are a fan of Georgia High School Football, you will need to arm yourself with the necessary tools to obtain information throughout the season.  I remember the days when my ONLY source of high school football news was the local newspaper or the...

Friday Flashback: Coldest Ever High School Football Game

Tonight in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state quarterfinals, The Warner Robins Demons will host the Clarke Central Gladiators.  This matchup takes me back to the 1985 State Championship game which was played between these two teams in Athens, Georgia.  In fact, I start shivering immediately when I...

Georgia High School Football Weekly (12/13/17)

The high school football season is not over yet as a freak winter storm hit the Atlanta area last weekend with snow which forced the cancellations of six state championship games which were scheduled to be played inside of the Mercedes Benz Stadium.  Although the games were indoor, the...

Georgia High School Football Weekly (12/6/17)

It is championship weekend at the Mercedes-Benz Dome in Atlanta as each classification will be crowning champions.  Here are the results from last week’s semifinal games: Class 7A Colquitt County 31, Brookwood 14 North Gwinnett 38, McEachern 17 Class 6A Coffee 14, Tucker 3 Lee County 42, Glynn Academy...

Georgia High School Football Weekly (9/27)

  Most teams are into their region schedules this week which means that every game is important now as they compete for position in the region standings.  How will non-region games help the teams when they face their region rivals? Georgia’s Top-Ranked Teams: 7A – Grayson (4-0) Defeated International...

Friday Flashback: Tuning Into High School Football Games

Last Friday night I had to laugh at myself.  I had retreated to another room to listen to a high school football game on my iPhone app.  In addition to that, I also pulled up video streaming of another game on my computer as well as frequently checking the...

Georgia High School Football Weekly (9/6/17)

    Here’s how the top-ranked teams in each classification fared last week: Class 7A – Grayson (2-0) defeated McEachern 12-7.  Ronald Thompkins had 111 yards rushing and scored a touchdown for the Rams.  Grayson jumped out to a 12-0 lead and held off the Indians.  Grayson will travel...

Georgia High School Football Review: State Champions Crowned

The last Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state championship games were played in the Georgia Dome over the weekend.  Two teams repeated as state champions (Cartersville and Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy) and two teams (Rome and Cedar Grove) won their first title in school history. Here is a recap of what...

Friday Flashback: Georgia Dome hosting State Championships (2008)

This weekend is the last time Georgia high school football state championships will be played in the Georgia Dome.  The dome has hosted the championship games in all classifications since 2008.  Prior to that season, semifinal games were played in the dome and championship games were played at the...