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Albany, Mitchell County will start new quarterbacks

Two teams meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Centennial Stadium

Mitchell County is expected to boast one of the biggest offensive lines in the area with right guard Darrius Hicks and right tackle Rondarrius Williams weighing in at 340 and 370 pounds, respectively.

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Deerfield-Windsor welcomes talented North Florida Christian

Eagles have won four straight against the Knights

The Knights will need another all-around team performance if they expect to notch their first win against the Eagles who have two seniors scheduled to play Division I football next season and as many as five juniors that may get scholarship offers.

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Friday's Prep Football Capsules

Capsules of this week's high school football games

Capsules of this week's high school football games

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Mark Richt on Qbs: 'We may not announce anything'

Brice Ramsey, Faton Bauta and Greyson Lambert still competing for starting job

The Georgia Bulldogs open their 15th season under Mark Richt in nine days against visiting Louisiana-Monroe.

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LORAN SMITH: Dan Magill: The most iconic Bulldog ever

Magill passed a year ago

Dan Magill worked tirelessly to make sure that UGA maintained its dominance throughout the 159 counties.

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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank plans to hire CEO

Move will allow Blank to pull back from day-to-day management responsibilities

Arthur Blank, who will turn 73 next month, said creation of the new position will enable him to align his schedule with “my own goals at this stage of my life,” which, he said, include spending more time with family and on philanthropic efforts.

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Atlanta Braves' record, attendance both in decline

Since holding a 42-42 record, Braves have won just 12 of past 30 games

It’s been rough for a team not at all accustomed to being irrelevant in the standings long before the calendar even turned to September.

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Turner County comes back to top Terrell County

Greenwave build first-half lead but fall in second half

The Greenwave turned the ball over five times and had two punts blocked as they fell to the Turner County Rebels 29-20.

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Central comes from behind to beat Baconton Charter

Blazers lose 28-26 heartbreaker

The Blazers scored 26 points in the first half but came up scoreless in the second half.

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Deerfield-Windsor hammers MaClay in opener

Knights score early and often in 47-0 rout

The Knights used the heat, humidity and their 53-man roster to overpower the penalty prone Marauders.

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High school football coaches relax at local luncheon

The Exchange Club hosts football kickoff luncheon

The coaches smiled, joked and talked about their teams with around 100 club members who gathered for the luncheon, which took place just hours before the some were scheduled to get their season underway.

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HOW THEYRE BITIN: Southwest Georgia fishing - August 23, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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Georgia Tech's Broderick Snoddy seeks to regain his 2014 form

Snoddy is only returning A-back with sifnificant experience

After the first scrimmage, Broderick Snoddy said he committed himself to taking practice repetitions with the same focus and speed that he does snaps in an actual game with the hopes of transferring that to the preseason scrimmages and ultimately to the regular season.

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Georgia's Justin Scott-Wesley sidelined again

Former Mitchell standout suffered knee injury earlier this week

Georgia coach Mark Richt didn’t offer details about the injury in a news conference following Thursday night’s practice, but he did not provide an optimistic outlook.

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PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Monroe scores shutout at Perry

Tornadoes top Panthers 11-0

ADDS: Worth County-Fitzgerald; Clinch County-Calhoun County

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Quinn LaGuardia helps Southwest Georgia Academy beat Westwood | PHOTOS

SGA scores 37-13 victory in season opener

Southwest Georgia Academy used a big first half to whip Westwood Thursday night in the season opener at Centennial Stadium.

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Monroe looks for consistency against Perry

Tornadoes will be breaking in new quarterback again

Team hopes to rely on solid defense again.

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Westover, Lee County highlight first week of football season

Trojans have won seven of last nine in the series

This will be the fourth meeting since Jones and Lee County head coach Dean Fabrizio decided to renew the rivarly in 2012.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Westover offense looks to become a strength | PHOTOS

Patriots return seven starters on offense

The Patriots are still expected to field a stout defense that could now be paired with a high-powered offense led by seven returning starters.

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Mark Richt too busy to reflect on 15-year run at Georgia

Coach has guideded Bulldogs to a bowl game in each of his 14 seasons

This year’s team has been picked to win the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference and is ranked No. 9 in the USA Today coaches poll.

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Georgia Tech’s Patrick Skov eager for victories

Graduate transfer enjoying time with Jackets

Patrick Skov has moved up the depth chart to share the No. 1 spot with first-year freshman Marcus Marshall.

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SPORTS BRIEFS: Worth County beats Colquitt on walk-off homer

Lady Rams score 5-4 victory

ADDS: Chase Utley traded to Los Angeles Dodgers