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GRAY — Jaleel Chambliss caught a 37-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Quamari Williams and Jordan Favors scored on a 65-yard run to lead Griffin High in a 34-13 season-ending loss to Jones County in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs Friday night at Greyhound Field.

As I threw another log on the fire, my mind wandered over the past 40 years of deer camp here. When I first joined, the “old” men mostly stayed in camp and didn’t hunt much. For several years “Captain” was the old man in charge of the fire. Now it is my “old man” job and I don’t leave camp much.

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The Spalding High football team’s season came to an end with a 53-30 loss to visiting Howard on Nov. 20 in the 10th game as the Jags closed the books on the first season in the head coach Carl Kearney Era.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson will open his first year of semi-retirement by racing the Rolex 24 at Daytona as part of an Action Express Racing lineup revealed Friday that should be among the best in the field.

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The Southeastern Conference has announced a revamped schedule for Dec. 12 and Dec. 19, including Vanderbilt's game at No. 11 Georgia that could not be played as scheduled on Saturday because of coronavirus concerns.

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Vanderbilt’s football game at No. 11 Georgia scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because the Commodores’ roster fell below minimum requirements.

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Clint Satterfield, who guided Locust Grove football from its inception in 2009 through this season, is retiring.

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The Georgia high school football playoffs, normally in the semifinals by now, enter the second round this week with 64 games scheduled from Christian Heritage in Dalton to Benedictine and Savannah Christian on the coast.

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Eliminated by Jones County in the state playoffs twice in the last three years, Griffin High looks to reverse that trend when it clashes with the No. 10-state ranked Greyhounds tonight in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.

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CLEVELAND — After more than 40 years, the city of Cleveland has granted landmark status to the correct birthplace of John Heisman, the namesake of college football’s most prestigious player award.

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ATHENS — Senior day is packed with uncertainty for No. 11 Georgia as it prepares to play its final home game of 2020. On the other sideline, the big question for winless Vanderbilt: Will Sarah Fuller get a chance to put up some points?

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday called Lou Holtz "one of the greatest coaches in American history” as he honored the college football Hall of Famer and political ally with the nation's highest civilian honor.

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WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump will award the nation's highest civilian honor on Thursday to former college football coach and political ally Lou Holtz.

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The Georgia High School Association conducted its universal coin toss for the quarterfinals Wednesday, and the result will give home-field advantage to teams slotted higher on the playoff brackets when two same-seeded teams meet.

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Clemson’s Death Valley does not have as many signs of life on game days. Hard Rock Stadium is often very quiet when Miami scores. Lane Stadium isn’t shaking atop its foundation when Virginia Tech takes the field before kickoff.

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Dalton and Tift County are looking for new football coaches after resignations this week. Jobs also came open at Morgan County and Villa Rica.

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No football program dropped off more from one decade to the next than LaGrange recently did. The Grangers were 114-17 with three state titles from 2000 to 2009, then 34-71 with only two winning seasons from 2010 to 2019.

ATLANTA — Trae Young said it's going to take some time to adjust to the Atlanta Hawks' new mix following the additions of such veterans as Danilo Gallinari, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Kris Dunn and Rajon Rando.

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No. 2 Notre Dame wrapped up a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game by virtue of the league shuffling its schedule Tuesday to create an open date for the Fighting Irish and No. 4 Clemson before their likely rematch on Dec. 19.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — The Vanderbilt Commodores have only one kicker listed on their two-deep chart for this weekend's game at No. 11 Georgia, and it's Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play in a Power Five game.