Hornets score early and often in rout
The Pelham Hornets pounded their way to 263 first-half rushing yards, highlighted by Desmond Parker, who had 132 yards and a touchdown on just three carries.
Tornadoes shake off loss to Perry with win
(ADDS: Deerfield-Windsor, Sherwood Christian, Calhoun County, Dougherty, Randolph-Clay, Southland, Americus-Sumter, Terrell Academy, Southwest Georgia, Bainbridge, Early County, Lee County, Crisp County and Tift County.)
Eagles score early, then hold on
Mitchell County used a pair of Troy Chester touchdown passes in the first half and a safety to build a two-touchdown lead.
Mason has started two games for UGA but none in Athens
Saturday’s season opener against Clemson will mark the first time since 2009 that any quarterback other than Aaron Murray starts a game for Georgia in Sanford Stadium.
Crusaders take 21-0 advantage in first quarter, then cruise
So dominant were the Trinity Crusaders (1-1) that they never punted in the first half, scoring on every possession with the exception of the final one, which stalled when the quarter expired.
Three-sport standout has been strong for the Indians
The Indians’ lone selection to the Albany Herald’s Dynamite Dozen team, Malik Dungee plays both sides of the ball and even handles the kicking duties.
Eagles scored 20 second-half points to upend Albany High in 2013
After last year, Albany High coach Felton Williams said his team won’t be taking Mitchell County lightly.
Friday's Prep Football Capsules
Pelham meets Baconton Charter, then Mitchell County in consecutive weeks
The only other weekend that could be bigger is on October 10 when Mitchell entertains Baconton in the Region 1-A opener, marking the first time the two Mitchell County schools have played in a regular season game.
Trojans grab top spot after beating former No. 1 Westover
Lee County, which claimed the Region 1-AAAAA title last season and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs before moving up a classification, started the season strong on Saturday.
Saturday’s game was viewed by hundreds of thousands on ESPNU
Westover and Lee County played in front of a national TV audience on Saturday, and Patriots coach Octavia Jones said, “Southwest Georgia stood up and represented.”
Trojans open season by winning third straight over Patriots
A near-capacity crowd and national television audience watched the Lee County Trojans stun Westover 13-0 in a rare Saturday morning game after officials from both schools announced on Thursday they were moving the game up four hours to combat the excessive heat.
Perry wins season opener 21-14
It was Monroe’s first game since the graduation of four-year starting quarterback and former Herald Player of the Year Charles Stafford, and they struggled to move the ball early and then couldn’t punch it in the end zone late to force overtime.
Southwest Georgia Academy, Deerfield-Windsor and Terrell Academy all win their season openers on Friday, while Early County and Irwin County battle to a 7-7 tie.
Group aims to push football team to greater heights
Monroe High launches football only booster club
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