Here is how the Top Ten teams in The Associated Press high school football polls fared this week. Area ranked teams in bold:
The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
A black bear has been spotted in North Bryan near I-16 and the Bulloch County line, according to Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe.
As a part of this year's Homecoming celebration, "Welcome to our Jungle," Bryan County High School students, teachers and parents gathered Thursday for a parade in downtown Pembroke. The football team, cheerleaders, softball players, JROTC, marching band, Homecoming court candidates and more were escorted down Hwy. 280 by the Pembroke Fire and Bryan County Sheriff's departments. The undefeated Redskins (5-0) hit the gridiron Friday night against Metter High School for the annual Homecoming game followed ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The chatter started not long after South Carolina was upset at home by Auburn. It picked up steam when Florida was blown out by Alabama.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball has set the times for potential wild-card tiebreaker games with both races coming down to the wire.
NEW YORK - The Tampa Bay Rays and St. Louis Cardinals would be home if tiebreaker games are needed to decide wild-card berths in the playoffs.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Mark Richt has announced Shawn Williams will be Georgia's defensive captain for Saturday's game at Mississippi.
Staff report The Bryan County Lady Redskins moved up to No. 3 in Class A in the latest PrepCountry.com coaches poll. The Lady Redskins are 19-7 and winners of six of their last seven, including a 4-1 mark over the weekend at the Gordon Lee Tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn. In that tournament, hosted by 2010 state Class A champ Gordon Lee, the Lady Redskins knocked off Trion 9-2, St. Pius X 9-1 before falling 4-3 ...
The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Adairsville 25, East Hall 9 Alexander 35, Lithia Springs 21 Allatoona 28, Dalton 21 Alpharetta 33, Marietta 20 Appling County 26, Brantley County 13 Aquinas 35, Hancock Central 20 Arden Christ School, N.C. 54, Rabun Gap-Nachoochee 7 Arlington Christian 46, Windsor 19 Athens Christian 27, Banks County 21 Baldwin 39, West Laurens 13 Beach 31, Jenkins 7 Bethesda Day 27, Sherwood Christian 0 Bleckley County 28, East Laurens 26 Bowdon ...
STATESBORO, Ga. - For the first time since 2001, the Georgia Southern Football team sits a top both the Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Poll and the FCS Coaches Poll. The Eagles are off to a 2-0 start in 2011 but will have the week off before playing Western Carolina on Sept. 24.
ATLANTA (AP) - Falcons Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White is eager to see how opponents defend him now that Atlanta has added rookie wideout Julio Jones.
Uncertainty prevailed in the Southeastern Conference whenever the conversation turned to quarterbacks during the offseason.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Military personnel now have an avenue to some of the toughest tickets in college sports.
Fort Jackson, S.C. – Georgia Southern Cross Country finished third at the Gamecock Invitational Friday evening, improving upon its finishes from the last three years for new Head Coach Marlo Mincey. Freshman Rebecca Greenwall (Athens, Ga.) paced the Eagles with a seventh-place individual finish, breaking into Georgia Southern's all-time top 10 best times for the 5K with a time of 19:08:11 in her first collegiate competition. Rebecca Greenwall led a pack ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning this month.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is offering an online course on hunter education.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.
Richmond Hill High School improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 3-AAAAA with a 35-20 win over Effingham County on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.
COVINGTON - The Georgia Wildlife Federation, through the Foundation's State Giving Program, last week received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist with Georgia Hunters for the Hungry.
Free celebrations are planned in the area for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.