Tornadoes lose in first round, a first in three seasons
Monroe digs itself in a 30-point halftime deficit and falls at Wayne County.
Lee County hosts Mundy’s Mill next Friday in Round 2
Lee County senior P.J. Taylor ran for one TD and caught another and Dynamite Dozen QB Stephen Collier ran for two TDs to lead the Region 1-AAAAA champion Trojans (10-1) to their fourth straight win, setting up a second-round game in Leesburg next Friday against Region 4-AAAAA No. 2 seed Mundy’s Mill.
Knights travel to Stratford next week for semifinal matchup
The defending GISA Class AAA champion Knights advance to the semifinals with a 42-7 win against Mount de Sales.
The Patriots will host Stockbridge next Friday
Westover running back and Herald Dynamite Dozen selection Shannon Saunders rushes for two TDs to lead the Patriots past Liberty County, 27-7.
After nearly 2,000 online votes poured in the last three days in The Herald’s final high school football Player of the Week poll of the season, Westwood running back JT Edore edged Lee County quarterback Stephen Collier by less than 100 votes to win the Week 11 honors.
The Region 1-AAAAA champion Trojans will play Effingham County
Lee County opens the Class AAAAA state playoffs by playing host to Effingham County, its first postseason game in Leesburg since 2005.
Patriots seek to advance to second round for second straight year
Liberty County boasts one of the nation’s top players in linebacker Raekwon McMillan, who will line up against Westover in Friday’s opening-round Class AAAA state playoff game at Hugh Mills Stadium.
Madi Mitchell taking talents to Division I Mercer
Madi Mitchell, the cornerstone of Crisp Academy’s dynasty on the basketball court, accepted a full scholarship with Mercer University on Wednesday on the first official day the senior could sign.
Carver a key to SGA’s recent softball success
Southwest Georgia Academy center fielder Kendyl Carver signs a scholarship with Georgia Southwestern on Wednesday.
The Herald No. 5 Tornadoes will be seeking to advance to the second round for a third straight year
Monroe coach Charles Truitt is concerned about Wayne County’s size and athleticism on defense.
Knights play host to Cavaliers, whom they beat on Sept. 6 by a point
Deerfield-Windsor will play host to Mount de Sales Academy on Friday night as the Region 1-AAA runner-up and No. 2 seed in the first round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs.
Trojans finish No. 1 in season’s final poll
The Trojans become the first team since the poll began in 2007 to hold the No. 1 spot the entire football season.
Early County falls to Cook by a touchdown
The Bobcats’ season ended with a 7-0 loss to Cook on Monday night in a Georgia High School Association “mini-playoff” game at Milt Miller Field at Worth County High School.
The poll for the Week 11 Albany Herald Player of the Week award -- which is the final Player of the Week award of the season -- ends at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. The winner will be announced Nov. 15.
The three teams meet for final two playoff spots from Region 1-AA
The final two playoffs spots from Region 1-AA will be decided Monday when Early County, Cook and Fitzgerald face off in a mini-game.
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