Manny Fils

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Eastside ready to get back to winning ways

Eastside’s football players cannot afford to get caught up in homecoming as they try to start a new winning streak after losing 53-7 to No. 3 ranked Griffin. The Eagles will to try rebound as Jonesboro comes to Homer Sharp Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Lack of playing time not an issue as Newton faces No. 4 Lowndes

Newton’s football team better be ready to take on Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAAAA No. 4 ranked Lowndes on the road at 8 p.m. on Friday despite having played only one quarter in the past two weeks.

Tigers cannot afford turnovers against Tift County

The last thing Alcovy’s football team needs do when they play at Tift County at 7:30 p.m. on Friday is give them aid in stopping themselves.

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Late score lifts Tech over Georgia Southern 42-38 | PHOTOS

A controversial call went from the Eagles putting the game away to giving Georgia Tech the chance to win the game. Which they did scoring with 23 seconds left for the 42-38 win on Saturday at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

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Newton cancels second game due to weather

The Newton Rams had an 8-0 lead over Westlake but the weather refused to cooperate forcing the game to be cancelled at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.

Eastside hopes to pull off upset against No. 2 ranked Griffin

Eastside’s football team have a huge task in front of them if they hope to leave Memorial Stadium with a win as they take on Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA No. 2 ranked Griffin in a Region 4-AAAA crossover game at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

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Lady Tigers take advantage of Newton miscues in 9-1 win

A couple of errors and the inability to cover the bunt allowed the Lady Tigers to build the momentum against in the 9-1, six inning run-rule win over Newton on Tuesday.

Alcovy is going to have to get back to basics to stop two-game skid

The Alcovy defense is going to have to focus on tackling if they hope to avoid going 0-3 when they travel to Pebblebrook on Friday.

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Wilkins interception gives Furman win over Mercer

The Bears showed that they were not going to be an automatic win in the Southern Conference as they gave SoCon powerhouse Furman all the wanted to handle as Mercer lost their inaugural conference game 25-20 at Mercer University Stadium on Saturday.

Lack of defense gives Baldwin 30-0 win

It was a long night for Alcovy as they gave up 364 yards to Baldwin in the 30-0 loss on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

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