Saturday, November 5, 2011
Both teams host first-round games in the Georgia High School Association playoffs.
It’s playoff time in Johns Creek next week, with Chattahoochee and Johns Creek high schools both hosting first-round games in the Class AAAA football tournament. Chattahoochee and Johns Creek finished 1-2 in Region 7-AAAA and will host teams from 8-AAAA. Chattahoochee, the defending state champ, has Habersham Central, 8-AAAA’s fourth-place team. The Cougars, which beat Rome 21-14 Friday to secure the 7-AAAA title, are 9-1 overall. Johns Creek, also 9-1, beat Forsyth Central 44-14 Friday and will play Flowery Branch in the first round. Flowery Branch is the No. 3 seed from 8-AAAA. You can find the complete football playoff brackets on the Georgia High School Association website.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Chattahoochee will claim Region 7-AAAA title with win Friday; Northview needs a win over Centennial to make the playoffs. Count Johns Creek and Mount Pisgah among the winners, too.
Every week, I pick high school football games that are played in Patch coverage areas from Cumming to Stone Mountain. Check out this week's predictions, then let us know how you think your team will fare in the comment box below ... if you dare. Last week’s best picks: West Forsyth 30, Roswell 14 (actual score, West Forsyth 35, Roswell 14); Tucker 54, Lithonia 7 (actual score, Tucker 50, Lithonia 7). Last week’s worst picks: Lambert 24, Rome 20 (actual score, Rome 16, Lambert 0); Parkview 28, Archer 17 (actual score, Archer 40, Parkview 16). Last week's record: 18-6. Overall record: 181-48-1. Are you ready for another round of picks? Northview at Centennial: The one thing that will clear up what has been an unusual race for the final two …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Chattahoochee High School's Jake Kingree wins Defensive Player of the Week.
Monday, October 31, 2011
More than 300 players, coaches, parents, fans and community leaders attended the October “Player of the Week” recognition dinner Oct. 17, hosted by the North Fulton-Forsyth Club at the Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week were selected from nominations made by coaches in the North Metro area and honored for their accomplishment on the gridiron. Fox5’s Buck Lanford emceed the “Athletic Director Appreciation Night” and former Atlanta Falcons Linebacker Buddy Curry was the special guest speaker. Chattahoochee High School's Jake Kingree won Defensive Player of the Week. Other Hooch football players nominated included Justin Jackson, Brandon Keith, Regis Kurcikevicius, Travis Marsh, Travis Marshall, Luke …