Week Five is in the book and soon, so will summer. Check out the highlights from the final week of Friday high school football action in Georgia from High 5 Sports.
FOX 5 is excited to feature the biggest and best high school football games from around North Georgia this fall. The High 5 Sports Game of the Week has been a staple in our state for 25 years, and this season we've put together a slate of 12 regular season games that's sure to deliver.
Atlanta Public Schools has made a change to its bag policy during sporting events this school year that is in line with colleges and the NFL's policy.
Friday is the kickoff to the high school football season in Georgia, but with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the more virulent delta variant causing a rise in cases and hospitalizations in the state among unvaccinated individuals, some schools are having to take action.
The Atlanta Braves stepped in to help Newnan High School's baseball team on their Senior Night after a tornado destroyed their home field.
Tampa's Steinbrenner High School Boys Cross Country Team takes shelter dogs from the Humane Society of Tampa Bay to Al Lopez Park for some exercise and a change of scenery.
Garder-Webb head football coach is carrying on a family tradition of coaching that goes back to his grandfather Ray who was a longtime high school football coach in the state of Georgia.
Yoga done in school would be limited to poses and stretches. The bill says the use of chanting, mantras and teaching the greeting "namaste" would be forbidden.
Advocates of a ban on a transgender girls playing girls’ sports in Georgia have turned to the state Senate, having gained little traction for their proposal in the House.
Longtime Stephenson High School head coach Ron Gartrell has decided to resign as the head coach of the Jaguars.
The family of a high school basketball player who died after practicing outdoor in nearly 100-degree heat in Georgia is suing several school officials for wrongful death.
Police in Johns Creek arrested a man and charged him with concealing death of another and contributing to the delinquency of a minor in connection to the death of a Johns Creek HS student.
The group that oversees high school athletics and activities in Georgia is endorsing a plan allowing home-schooled athletes play on their local public school team.
A proposal that would ban transgender girls and women in Georgia from playing on school and college sports teams is headed for changes after a committee hearing in which opponents attacked it as illegal under federal law and needlessly cruel.
An Alabama high school basketball game was postponed Friday night after some chaos involving the hoop.
In a year where every team persevered through uncertainty, only one could be named the High 5 Sports Team of the Year. Metro Atlanta was home to GHSA state champions in 7A (Grayson), 6A (Buford), 4A (Marist), and 2A (Callaway) and Class -Private (Prince Avenue). What pushed Marist over the top were their numbers.
St. Pius X football coach Paul Standard will be leaving the Atlanta school after 20 seasons as head coach. Standard confirmed with FOX 5 on Thursday that he will taking over as the new head coach of Gilmer County High School.
A Creekside High School football player has tested positive for the coronavirus, and seven other people associated with the team have been quarantined.
Wesleyan School is celebrating more than just its first home football game of the year. On Friday, the team honored one of its students who nearly died from a football-related injury.
Milton High School has temporarily shut down their football and cheerleader programs after five students test positive for the coronavirus.