Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Monroe Area and George Walton Academy seasons come to an end after playoff losses on the road.
The Prince Avenue Christian School Wolverines play on after defeating Landmark Christian Academy, 32-22. The Wolverines advance to the Class -A finals next week. The Athens Banner-Herald reports the Wolverines will face Eagles Landing Christian at the Georgia Dome in a bid for the state title on Friday at 2:30 p.m. The Purple Hurricanes' season ended last night in Tyrone. Sandy Creek plays on after handing the 'Canes a 0-35 loss in the state semifinals. Still, the players and coaches have no reason to hang their heads after an extremely successful year. The team finishes with an overall season record of 12-2. The story was the same down in Stockbridge last night, as George Walton Academy's Bulldogs fell to Eagle's Landing Christan …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
With the win over Athens Academy, Prince Avenue Christian School advances to round 3.
Oconee County Region 8-A rivals met for the second time this season Friday night. The Athens Academy Spartans battled the Prince Avenue Christian School Wolverines for a spot in next week's round 3 of the playoffs. The Spartans saw their perfect season come to an end, as the Wolverines scored one of the night's biggest upsets. The Wolverines took a 14-7 lead into the locker room at halftime. They played well on both sides of the football in the second half. Athens Academy had no more successful scoring drives while Prince Avenue tacked on a field goal in the 3rd quarter and a touchdown in the 4th. The final score was Athens Academy 7, Prince Avenue 24. It was also a great night for Monroe's playoff teams. From the onset, there was never …
Friday, November 30, 2012
This will be round two in more ways than one.
It's an 8-A rematch tonight as the Athens Academy Spartans host the Prince Avenue Christian School Wolverines. This will be round two in more ways than one. The Spartans defeated Mt. Pisgah Academy 17-13 last week, while Prince Avenue knocked off Darlington (Rome) 42-21. This is the second time this season these two teams have scrapped.On Oct. 5, the Spartans defeated the Wolverines by a touchdown in an epic defensive battle, 14-7. The Spartans are defending an undefeated season while the Wolverines are seeking redemption. Here are some other games to keep an eye on: This season, Purple Hurricane football has not been for the faint of heart. Last week's playoff game against Grady High School (Atlanta) was no exception. Monroe Area won …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Meantime, the North Oconee High Titans hope for another post-season win.
The North Oconee Titans (10-1, 7-0) head to round two of the AAA playoffs following last week's 37-14 victory over the Ringgold Tigers. Tonight, the Titans face 7-AAA champs, the Buford Wolves, who are 8-3 on the season and advance after beating Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, Ga) 41-27. The Monroe Area Purple Hurricanes (10-1, 6-1) advance to round two in the AAAA playoffs with a 21-14 win last week against Shaw High School (Columbus, Ga). They will face AAAA-6B champs The Grady Knights (Atlanta). Grady is 9-2, and advanced by defeating River Ridge (Woodstock) last week by a score of 27-17. Four local private schools from region 8-A start their playoffs tonight. The undefeated Athens Academy Spartans (10-0) will face Region A-6B Mt Pisgah …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Titans head to next round with win over Ringgold .
Though some key players were knocked out of the game with injuries, the North Oconee Titans rallied to beat the Ringgold Tigers Friday and advance to the next round of the Class AAA state playoffs, the Athens Banner-Herald reports. North Oconee will host Buford Friday. Final: North Oconee Titans 37 Ringgold Tigers 14 Here are the final scores from other area games: Monroe Areas Purple Hurricanes 21 Shaw (Columbus) 14 Clarke Central Gladiators 23 East Paulding 31 Scores and updates brought to you via our Facebook friends, Patch readers and checked via www.maxpreps.com Follow Monroe Area, North Oconee, LCA as they advance, plus the Region 8-A playoffs that begin next Friday.
Friday, November 16, 2012
GHSA regular season is over; area teams gear up for round one of playoffs.
Division AAA The North Oconee Titans (9-1, 7-0) have home field advantage tonight against the Ringgold Tigers (6-4, 4-3). Last week, the Titans ended their season on the right note, going undefeated in their region by defeating Hart County 42-14. Division AAAA The Monroe Area Purple Hurricanes (9-1, 6-1) earned themselves a home field advantage tonight against 5-AAAA's Shaw Raiders (6-4, 4-3) of Columbus. Last week, the 'Canes perfect season came to a surprising end against the Eastside Eagles. The Eagles shut out Monroe Area, 35-0. Division AAAAA The Clarke Central Gladiators (5-5, 5-3) earned themselves a playoff spot. they will travel to Dallas to meet the undefeated East Pauling Raiders (10-0, 10-0). The Gladiators ended their …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The Wolverines' unbeaten season continues after their win Friday night. They will play Savannah Christian next week.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
North Oconee is staking its claim as a solid football team and serious contender in post-season play.
North Oconee High School finished the 2010 football season strong with a 9-2 record. "I've had some good seasons coaching, but this 9-2, this was a great season," said head coach Terry Tuley. The Titans made it to the first round of the Class AA playoffs but were ousted from the tournament by a last-minute field goal from Westminster. The Titans scored 339 points over the course of the season and allowed a mere 51 to slip by. Five games were complete shutouts. North Oconee lost only once in the regular season, to Elbert County. "We all knew this was going to be one of those pivotal years," Tuley said. "It was either going to be a rebuilding year or a reloading year, and it was a reloading year." After the 2009-2010 season, North Oconee …