clear
Tuesday July 7th, 2015 8:25PM

<b>THE SEASON STARTS HERE:</b> Friday Game Night is back and ready for 2014

By Morgan Lee Sports Editor
Related Articles
We're baaaaaaack, and so is high school football.<br /> <br /> Welcome to "Week Zero" of the GHSA football season, and Friday Game Night is here to get you ready for every snap, tackle, pass, hand-off and stiff-arm of the 2014 campaign.<br /> <br /> Today we launch our 2014 preview and re-set Access North Georgia's <a href="http://www.accessnorthga.com/s15-football-central.php"><b>Friday Game Night section</b></a> -- including previews of 30 area teams, video interviews with coaches, schedules -- both kickoff and broadcast -- region line-ups... basically the ins and outs of everything high school football in northeast Georgia.<br /> <br /> Come on inside and read about your team -- and the foes your team will face this season.<br /> <br /> Find out how many starters your favorite squad has returning, read about the new coach, or find out how the old staff has changed things up. Learn about how the regions you once knew have changed -- and what that means for the playoff races that will heat up in the weeks to come.<br /> <br /> While you're here <a href="http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=278419"><b>take a chance to learn about the new quarterbacks</b></a> that will be shaping football in the area -- gone are players like Deshaun Watson, Andrew Smith, Jackson McDonald, Wes Holcombe, Hayden Sphire and Zach English. Who replace them, and what returning signal callers are set to make the most of their moment in the sun.<br /> <br /> As many new quarterbacks will be pulling the strings this season, almost as many new coaches will be making the calls on the sidelines. There are eight this season, following a trend of change within northeast Georgia. <a href="http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=278420"><b>Read on to learn all about those eight</b></a>, the changes of the last two years and some of veterans still leading their programs.<br /> <br /> Change has also become the new constant in region line-ups. And after two years (sometimes more) of building rivalries and growing accustomed to schedules, there will be a number of new foes and regions to get used to again in 2014. <a href="http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=278422"><b>Read on here for a look at your team's region</b></a>, and how that region is shaping.<br /> <br /> You can also <a href="http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=278430"><b>click here</b></a> to see what a number of area coaches had to say about the upcoming campaign and their programs.<br /> <br /> It's a brave new 2014, and we're going to be here for every step of it, starting with week zero, which will feature contests for eight of the 30 teams we cover. Be sure to check in with Friday Game NIght every day -- not just Fridays -- as we bring you in-depth coverage of prep football, including game stories, videos, features, awards and all the action that will make up the latest campaign.<br /> <br /> Also, be sure to follow us on twitter -- @FridayGameNight -- for live Friday score updates, as well as other information throughout the week. We'll also continue to update our live scoreboard on Friday Game Night each week.<br /> <br /> The next few months should bring us the type of action we've longed for all summer -- and we can't wait to get playing.<br /> <br /> See you on the gridiron.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
2014 Top 10: Looking back at the top sports stories of the year
It was another year for the record books in 2014, mostly for the right reasons -- state championships, new challenges and new stars taking their turn to shine. But there were also plenty of big stories that reminded us that sports -- like life -- isn
11:55PM ( 6 months ago )
NASCAR K&N Pro Series schedules set for 2015
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - NASCAR announced recently the 2015 schedules for its top developmental regional touring series, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
2:00PM ( 6 months ago )
Lanierland boys final: Johnson makes history with win over Red Elephants <b> (VIDEO) </b>
Ever the aggressor on the court, Johnson
8:55AM ( 6 months ago )
Sports
Lanierland boys semifinals: Unbeatens Johnson, Red Elephants roll into finals
Both Gainesville and Johnson powered their way into the Lanierland Tournament finals on Monday. The two undefeated teams will meet Tuesday for the title at 8:30 p.m. at Chestatee.
10:01AM ( 6 months ago )
Lanierland girls semifinals: GHS, Lady Falcons advance to finals <b> (VIDEO) </b>
Flowery Branch and Gainesville each took impressive wins Monday to advance to the Lanierland Tournament finals...
10:00AM ( 6 months ago )
Girls basketball: Lady Tigers advance to Pickens Holiday finals
The Dawson County girls basketball advanced to the finals of the Pickens Holiday Classic after an 81-54 win over Riverwood Monday.
11:48PM ( 6 months ago )
High School Sports
FCA East-West contest gives one more shot for area stars to shine <b>(VIDEO)</b>
Talk to the coaches, players and fans lucky enough to take part on Friday, and it
12:13PM ( 6 months ago )
High School Football 2014: A special season brings with it many firsts
The FCA East-West All-Star Game wraps up the 2014 campaign tonight in Gainesville. And oh what a season it has been...
9:30PM ( 6 months ago )
Four area teams finish season ranked inside top 10
Four area teams ended the 2014 season ranked inside the top 10 of the Georgia Sports Writers Association Prep Football Poll.
10:55AM ( 6 months ago )
Friday Game Night
Two-A-Days: Buford looking to reload, retain title
When you're working on a 40-game win streak over a three year period, expectations usually are high, as is turnover rate at the high school level. But could 2015 be different for the Buford Wolves?
8:00PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Georgia men's basketball announces 2015-16 non-conference schedule
Georgia mens basketball's 2015-16 non-conference slate announced Tuesday will be among the most challenging and balanced in the program's history. The Bulldogs' 11 non-conference opponents averaged 19.3 wins last season and finished 2014-15 with an average NCAA rpi of 115.
By UGA Sports Communications
6:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
Two-A-Days: High school football countdown is on, starting with Banks County
Believe it or not there are only 45 days left until the start of the 2015 high school football season around the state and here in northeast Georgia...
1:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Braves halt Brewers' 8-game win streak, 5-3
Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
12:13AM ( 20 hours ago )
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 1 day ago )