Malik Route has been leading the pack as far as wide receivers go for the No. 8 Griffin Bears. Through four games he's the team's leading pass catcher with close to 400 yards and five touchdowns. (Special Photo: Amy Binder)

Five Questions Feature with Griffin Bears wide receiver Malik Route

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com After spending his first three years in a Lovejoy Wildcats uniform, diminutive wideout Malik Route has been anything but small on the field for the Griffin Bears during his senior season.  Since beginning the season with just one college scholarship offer — that from Mercer during his 10th grade year — Route’s play

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Fayette County's Trent Carrington is one of South Metro Atlanta's best kept secrets at safety. (PHOTO: CD Photography | Chris Dunn)

SPRING FOOTBALL: Q&A With Fayette County rising senior Trent Carrington

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com Every year it seems a football player from the four-county Southern Crescent area emerges from the shadows, causing people to ask the questions, “Where did he come from?” and “Why haven’t we noticed him before?” Last year it was Jonesboro defensive tackle and Tuskegee signee Kali James. James began the season

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Lovejoy rising senior Malik Route has been turning heads since the MVP Camp three weeks ago. (PHOTO: Jason Mussell)

LOVEJOY FOOTBALL: Malik Route has big college football aspirations despite his small stature | VIDEO

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com LOVEJOY, Ga. — Derrick Smith knew it was going to be a good day for one of his best receivers when he saw how Malik Route was moving both the opposing defensive back, and the crowd. It happened during the MVP Camp hosted by Lovejoy three weeks ago. It was an

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