Stockbridge running back Jalen Holston is on his way to Virginia Tech next season. (PHOTO: Rod Christopher)

PREP FOOTBALL: Stockbridge’s Jalen Holston achieves a family ‘first’ as he commits to Virginia Tech

By Gabriel Stovall | @GabrielStovall1 (Twitter) gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Jalen Holston’s commitment to Virginia Tech football last week was bigger than him being another of Georgia’s most highly touted tailbacks landing at a Power Five school. It was bigger than Holston continuing the well-established pipeline to big time Division I football built by Stockbridge

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innerCity

Stockbridge-Mays shootout in Inner City Classic ends in defensive triumph for second-ranked Tigers

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com ATLANTA, Ga. — Even when it looked like an offensive shootout, the Stockbridge Tigers proved that defense is still their calling card. A late interception by Ryan Massey and an earlier pick six right before halftime by first-year starter Mike Price were probably the two plays of the game for a

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ELCA

PREP FOOTBALL: Stockbridge, ELCA stay solid in new GSWA football poll, Sandy Creek slips

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com As most area teams get prepared for their first regular season contests, the action that took place last week and weekend helped create a few shifts in this week’s Georgia Sportswriters Association Poll. ELCA (Class A) and Stockbridge (Class AAAAA) both held on to their spots from last week, with the

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Woodland

PREP FOOTBALL: Henry County athletes dominate our preseason All-Southern Crescent football team

                                                        By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com Nothing says football season like preseason rankings and preseason all-area teams. With over 32 schools in a four county area, trying to forecast

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ELCA junior tailback Trevor Gear is finding his way as a Charger. (PHOTO: Jeff Hurndon Photography)

PREP FOOTBALL: ELCA, Stockbridge highly regarded in Georgia Sportswriters’ first 2016 high school football poll

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuz.com You really know it’s football season when the first high school football polls come out. The 2016 football season’s first Georgia Sports Writers Association high school football poll was released Tuesday and featured four teams from the four-county Southern Crescent area finding place in their respective top 10 poll. Eagle’s Landing

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Woodland rising senior corner Yusuf Corker Is one of Georgia's most sought after recruiting targets. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Woodland, Woodward Academy, Lovejoy, Jonesboro represented in Spring Southern Crescent Super Six

    By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com   We’re about a fast three-and-a-half months away from the kickoff of the 2016 football season, but Spring Ball is in full effect. Many teams will be engaging in their spring ball finale, Spring Football Game this Friday, which will give coaches and fans one last opportunity to see

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Stockbridge QB Malachi Brown has helped lead his team to a No. 3 ranking in the latest Georgia Sportswriters Association Poll. (PHOTO: Jeff Hurndon Photography)

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Jonesboro, Stockbridge, ELCA make upward moves in this week’s poll

The weekly Georgia Sportswriters Association football poll is out and hot off the presses, with a few notable changes in the status of a few of our area’s schools. In Class AAAAA, Stockbridge made its first jump in the rankings in weeks to occupy the No. 3 spot after a dominating 35-13 win over Region

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