Posted: 08/12/2008 - Anytime a new coach takes over a football team, you expect the first year to be kind of tough. For Williston Elko, just the opposite as Dwayne Garrick took over and the Blue Devils promptly won seven ballgames.
Posted: 08/12/2008 - This is uncharted waters for Strom Hhurmond coach Lee Sawyer. No Coco or Aramis Hillary to rely on, like they have in the past five years. For the Rebels to yell this year, they're going to have to have fresh, new faces step it up.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - There's only one team in our area that won their last game, that being Blackville Hilda. That also means there's a bigger bullseye on the Hawks as defending state champs.
Posted: 08/11/2008 - Ask many around the Josey football program and they'll tell you, buying into the team concept has been a problem in years gone by. This year, things seem to be headed in the right direction.
Posted: 08/08/2008 - You would think a team coming off a three win season might be down on themselves. But if you head to Sandersville and check in on Brentwood, just the opposite. This year's War Eagles are expecting to fly high.
Posted: 08/08/2008 - For the third time in four years, Greenbrier has a new man in charge of the pack. Instead of going outside the program, the 'Pack tabbed Brian Smith to lead the team. He's going to have his work cut out for him this year.
Posted: 08/07/2008 - Swainsboro always has been a program with great athletes, usually those athletes add up to one thing, wins.
Posted: 08/07/2008 - While there's plenty of area teams that have been successfull over the years, to do it year after year is not the norm for most. At Pride Valley, home of Augusta Christian, it's become just that as the pieces of the puzzle do fit together.
Posted: 08/06/2008 - Gotta love Silver Bluff coach Al Lown, no nonsense, tell it like it is coach who's had a successfull run at the Bluff. This year, expect more wins then losses, as usual.
Updated: 08/06/2008 - It's been the philosophy of Aiken football since Carey Johnson took over the Hornet program, hard nose football. It's paid off. In the past four years alone, the program has racked up 39 wins, and believe it or not, that includes just five a year ago.
Updated: 08/06/2008 - They are one of the most storied high school programs around, the Academy of Richmond County. As of late, the program has fallen on some hard times. Don't expect them to last.
Updated: 10/10/2007 - With region schedules now in full swing, no game is bigger on this week's docket then Evans hosting Statesboro. A pair of undefeated teams square off in what could be the best litmus test for the Knights all year.
Posted: 08/20/2007 - When a football team racks up 22 wins in the last two years like Washingto Wilkes has, you'd think they'd feel pretty good about themselves. For Tiger head coach Russell Morgan, it might not be the case this season.
Updated: 08/20/2007 - While georgia schools are back in session, there's still two weeks to go before they kick off the season. For the Tigers of Swainsboro, they're glad they have the time since it'll be putting in a new offense.
Updated: 08/20/2007 - We continue our trek around high school football camps today with a trip to Jefferson County and a check on the Warriors. When you talk Jefferson County football this year, one name will jump off the page.
Updated: 08/20/2007 - Anytime a team gets deep in the state playoffs, things change the next year. For Allendale Fairfax, that is for sure the case. Upper state finalists in '06 as the Tigers have gone from the hunters to the hunted.
Updated: 08/20/2007 - If you're looking for kind of a dark horse team to jump up and make big waves this year, look no further than Greenbrier. Scott Chadwick is now in his second year as head coach and the pieces are in place for a run to a title.
Posted: 08/12/2007 - We all know Cal Ripken is the iron man of baseball. But in football terms, an iron man could be refered to someone who plays on both sides of the ball. That makes Curtis Baptist, the "iron" team.
Posted: 08/11/2007 - Plenty of eyes this year will be on Williston Elko new head coach Dwayne Garrick. Before spending the last handfull of years in the upstate, Garrick was on the sidelines at Barnwell.
Updated: 08/07/2007 - For any eight man football team, the number of players is always an issue. Not a surprise, that's again the case with Wardlaw Academy as they get ready to embark on the 2007 campaign.
Updated: 08/07/2007 - One of the more interesting teams to watch in the upcoming high school football season, Washington County. State semi-finalist a year ago, but getting back won't be easy for 2nd year head coach Joel Ingram.
Updated: 08/07/2007 - No wins two years ago....three wins last season and things are looking up more then ever for the Josey Eagles. With more kids out for the team this year, the potential is there to be more than competitive.