Berkmar kicker Emmanuel Olusanya had a chance to lift Berkmar to its first region win of the season and he took advantage of it.
Peachtree Ridge pounded Meadowcreek 62-0 in Norcross on Friday night thanks to a dominating performance.
With just four region games on the schedule, Greater Atlanta Christian knew that its second region match up was a huge step toward capturing the region title.
Hapeville Charter couldn't keep up with Jahmai Jones on Friday night.
Following a tough loss to Norcross last week, some may have wondered how long it would take Mill Creek to recover before its tilt with North Gwinnett next week.
Following a tough loss to Norcross last week, North Gwinnett used great defense and a dominant second-quarter effort to triumph over Meadowcreek 45-20 on Friday night.
Holliday throws four TD passes as Lions go on the road to pick up first victory of the season
Following a blowout win in its season opener, Archer faced a stiff road test in East Coweta Friday night. The Tigers defense was stout and held the fort for a second half offensive surge as Archer bounced East Coweta 27-6 in Sharpsburg.
Wolves' defense plays well, but doesn't get much help from the offense
NORCROSS -- For Wesleyan, both the girls and boys soccer teams opened the first round of playoffs Friday night in Norcross. Both suffered the same fate.. The girls lost a tough 2-1 game to Galloway, while the boys were beaten by Walker 4-1.. The girls fell behind in the 57th
FAIRBURN -- For Providence, the defining moment of its state playoff game came in the first quarter.. The Stars fell behind 15-0 to start the game and scored just three points in the opening quarter as they fell 57-49 to Landmark Christian in the first round of the Class A
ATLANTA -- For the Wesleyan boys basketball team all that stood between them and a second-round playoff game was the higher seeded 23-win Greenforest Academy Eagles in Tuesday's first round of the Class A state tournament.. Thanks to clutch performances by guards Shane Smith and Will Clifton, Wesleyan
ATLANTA -- For Greater Atlanta Christian the task was simple: win and advance to the playoffs or lose and go home. The task proved anything but simple.
Spartans fall in 6-AA play-in game on the road
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Last season Mountain View put Meadowcreek away in a close, hard-fought matchup. This year the Bears delivered the knockout punch early.
Elam, West combine for 245 rushing yards in region win
NORCROSS -- Wesleyan came into its Friday night contest with confidence and a three-game winning streak. It ended the night with a four-game streak and more positive energy following a 42-14 win over Pinecrest Academy in Norcross.
Anderson throws for 336 yards as Wesleyan pulls away in second half
Still in the hunt for a playoff spot, Duluth came in to Friday night's Homecoming game against Meadowcreek looking for its second straight victory. The Wildcats got a solid defensive effort and managed to climb in the region standings as they picked up a 30-0 victory.
ALPHARETTA -- Last week Wesleyan found its offensive mojo. This week the Wolves kept their offense in gear with a 39-13 rout of King's Ridge 39-13 Friday night in Alpharetta.
QB throws for 352 yards as Wolves keep offensive momentum going
DACULA -- Hebron Christian Academy has taken its share of lumps to start its 2011 season and it took another tough one Friday night. The Lions struggled offensively and allowed a late score to fall to Lakeview Academy 10-7 in a defensive showdown.
Lions give up late score to fall to 0-5
NORCROSS — Peachtree Ridge looked like the better team on paper in Friday night's matchup against Meadowcreek and it also proved it on the field in a 55-6 win in both sides' Region 7-AAAAA opener.
Lions sharp from the start in easy victory
ALPHARETTA -- It has been 26 years since Duluth started a season 3-0, AND it will have to wait at least one more year to change that.. The Wildcats forced overtime thanks to a furious fourth-quarter rally, but fell to Alpharetta 43-41 in triple overtime Friday night in Alpharetta
Last week Greater Atlanta Christian needed big plays in the second half in order to pull out a hard fought victory in Avondale. On Friday night, Lavondre Nelson and Kyle Scales made sure no second-half heroics were needed.
AVONDALE -- Last season Greater Atlanta Christian crushed Columbia to start off its season. GAC did the same this year, but it had to work a little harder, earning a 35-26 win over Columbia Friday night in Avondale.. The Spartans got off to a rocky start, when running back Lavondre
DULUTH — The Georgia Force rode the momentum of a two-game winning streak into Friday night’s game against the the best offense in the Arena Football League.
The Parkview boys and Dacula girls soccer teams went down to Milton in hopes of a couple of Gwinnett upsets in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs Wednesday night.
The Peachtree Ridge girls soccer team had a tall order Tuesday night -- take down second-ranked Walton on the road in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.
After a perfect regular season and a solid playoff run Apalachee looked to start the season off right in its season opener against Habersham Central on Friday.
Collins Hill had a tall order with Milton in the opening round of the state boys basketball playoffs, but the Eagles scratched and clawed until the end Friday night.
LAWRENCEVILLE - In its first year of varsity football, Mountain View ended the season with an impressive closing act.
ROSWELL - On a wet and muddy field, Buford came up rock solid in Roswell.
CUMMING - Norcross' domination of North Forsyth came to a rough end, one that dealt a severe blow to the Blue Devils' Region 7-AAAAA playoff hopes.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Mountain View enjoyed some home cooking on a Friday night for the first time this season and savored the flavor all night long.
LAWRENCEVILLE - Hebron Christian did the vast majority of its work in the second and third quarters Friday night, earning an easy 38-13 win over Towns County at Mountain View High School.
JOHNS CREEK - On a muggy night in Johns Creek, Mountain View did its own mugging in the fourth quarter to grab its fifth win of the season.
LAWRENCEVILLE - In its second year of varsity football, Hebron would get all it needed from a first-year player to get its second win of the season. Freshman Matthew Pursell throw and ran for two touchdowns as Hebron (2-1) pounded Lakeview 31-7.
JOHNS CREEK - Parkview lost a tough season opener last week. Jay Davis and Kalik Barnes would not let the team go 0-2.
SUWANEE - Earlier in the regular season, Collins Hill defeated Brookwood in a low-scoring affair.
ALPHARETTA - Central Gwinnett had a chance to advance to the Elite Eight of the state playoffs with a win over Milton, but the Black Knights were simply blacked out.
DACULA - With a playoff spot already clinched, Dacula picked up some momentum before the start of the postseason on Friday night, defeating Meadowcreek 28-3 with a stingy defense and a decent night on offense.
SUWANEE - Collins Hill running back Charles Perkins was a Halloween nightmare for the South Forsyth defense, but the leg of kicker Craig Tanguay was the final nail in the coffin as the Eagles edged South Forsyth 31-28 on Friday.
LILBURN - For the Grayson Rams, an 8-0 start was just 48 minutes away as it visited the Berkmar Patriots on Friday night in Lilburn.
SNELLVILLE - Special teams play is usually an overlooked aspect of a football game, but for Berkmar it was nothing short of spectacular as it propelled the Patriots to a 20-17 win over host Shiloh on Friday night.
NORCROSS - Sometimes history repeats itself for the same people who created the moment. Following a tough defensive struggle last season between Holy Innocents' and Wesleyan, both teams again engaged in a low scoring affair Friday night.
WINDER - Apalachee is adjusting to life in Class AAAA just fine.
DULUTH - With the start of a new season came high expectations for the Shiloh Generals and they were met with a dominant first half effort in its 21-6 win over Duluth on Friday night.