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NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Thunderstorms and lightning delayed, postponed or canceled several local high school football games Sept. 13. Only two local games, Blessed Trinity vs. Benedictine and South Forsyth’s matchup with South Gwinnett, were completed.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Following Dunwoody’s 45-17 pounding by St. Pius in last year’s season opener – a game that wasn’t even that close - the question being asked was, “how bad is this Wildcats’ team?”

CUMMING, Ga. — After defeating St. Pius X at home in its first game of the season, Blessed Trinity played a non-region game at South Forsyth in week two. The Titans managed to fend off a comeback attempt by the War Eagles and leave with a 34-31 victory to move to 2-0 on the season.

SMYRNA, Ga. — Roswell began its 2019 season in impressive fashion by shutting out Campbell for a 35-0 win on the road Friday night. The Hornets defense held Campbell to under 20 yards rushing and three touchdowns in the third quarter allowed Roswell to ice the game.

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — To say Johns Creek football had a long day Aug. 23 might be an understatement. The team loaded up in buses early in the morning for their trip journey to Winnsboro, South Carolina, and stopped in downtown Greenville for lunch and toured the Newberry College campus. After t…

NORTH FULTON/FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The 2019 high school football regular season kicked off August 23 with several North Fulton and Forsyth County teams in action.

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Mount Pisgah dealt with youth among its ranks last season, and 2019 looks to present a similar challenge. The Patriots are even younger than last year, and with only a handful of seniors on the team, the team will rely on juniors and sophomores to contribute.

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Northview head coach James Thomson said the 2019 Titans are the best group he has coached while at the school, and it is a squad that has continually improved in the offseason.

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Johns Creek head coach Matt Helmerich was approached by a fellow teacher who gave him his take on the program following the 2018 season. He told Helmerich that he watched Johns Creek football hope to win for years, but in the 2018 squad, he saw an expectation to win.

ROSWELL, Ga. — After eight years without a winning season, Fellowship Christian’s fortunes changed dramatically in 2016 when the Paladins compiled a 13-1 record and reached the state finals. That campaign proved to be the foundation of a successful run for Fellowship, which has since added t…

MILTON — Cambridge enters its eighth season in school history in 2019, and head coach Craig Bennett doesn’t remember having this small of a senior class since the school’s first year. The Bears had four seniors in their inaugural year of play, and that number is not much higher in year eight…

ROSWELL, Ga. — Replacing graduated seniors is a difficult task every team must undertake each season. But replacing a senior class that earned two state titles in three appearances in the finals, won three region championships and compiled a staggering 55-5-1 record is beyond a challenge — i…

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — No matter the circumstances surrounding a season, Alpharetta’s goals do not change. The Raiders expect to field a winning team, compete for a region title and earn a playoff berth. For 2019, that charge will be led by a mixture of players who gathered extensive playing time…

MILTON, Ga. — Milton’s 2018 season included several firsts for the program. The Eagles first region title in four years, their first win in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs, their first win in the semifinals and of course, the program’s first state championship. 

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CUMMING, Ga. — Following a 2017 season without a win on the field, Pinecrest Academy can view its 4-6 record last year as an improvement, but head coach Terence Mathis said that was still not good enough. 

FORSYTH COUTNY, Ga. — Lambert hoped to turn things around in 2018 following a 3-7 finish the year before, but last season was more of the same with the Longhorns compiling a 3-7 mark. 

CUMMING, Ga. —  A new energy this season has been instilled for Forsyth Central. Head coach Frank Hepler said the team is athletic, relatively experienced and, for the first time in his tenure at the school, his players have been battling throughout the preseason in all positions for startin…

ROSWELL, Ga. — Centennial is under the direction of a new head coach for the third time in five seasons with Shane Sams tapped to lead the Knights. While Sams has an extensive offensive background, including as offensive coordinator at several schools, the Knights’ new leader said the offsea…

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — The coaching carousel has been commonplace in North Fulton in recent years, and the 2019 season will be no different with two new head coaches joining the fray. Shane Sams will lead Centennial in 2019, and Chattahoochee will be under the direction of Mike Malone. This is …

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Cambridge football took the field Aug. 9 to begin its 2019 campaign with a scrimmage against Mountain View. The game was preceded by a new event, dubbed “Grill and Chill,” that highlighted the players and cheerleaders from Cambridge and its feeder teams. The Bears begin their regular season …

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A local club soccer team can now exclaim it is the best in the nation. The United Futbol Academy U16 girls team captured the US Club Soccer National Cup XVII in the premier group July 23 at the championships in Commerce City, Colorado. 

CUMMING, Ga. — The 16U United Futbol Academy girls soccer team from Cumming won the US Club Soccer (Girls Premier Group) National Cup XVII Championship July 23 in Commerce City, Col. 

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Chattahoochee football will have a new leader at the helm for the upcoming 2019 season after running backs coach Mike Malone was promoted to head coach. Malone replaces Vince Strine, who resigned after five seasons to take over as athletic director at North Springs High School. 

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Jackson Butler, a recent graduate from West Forsyth High School, was chosen to receive the Mr. Wolverine award for his outstanding participation on the basketball court, in the classroom, and community. 

Congratulations to the Georgia Tiger Elite (GATE) U11 Girls team for their Championship win in the Vail Colorado Lacrosse Tournament June 17-19. The girls battled the weather and altitude to go 6-1-0 and defeat some tough competition from Colorado and Texas. Coached by David Cane and Reilly …

MADISON, Wisc. — Cambridge High School rising senior Mike Hudson captured his sixth national championship June 29 by winning gold at the USA Boxing National Junior Olympics. Hudson retained his No. 1 national ranking by USA Boxing in the 17-18-year old heavyweight division by winning all fiv…