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Georgia Prep Football Poll

ATLANTA - The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

Class A

Record Pts Prv

1. Eagle's Landing Christian (15) 1-0 159 1

2. Prince Avenue Christian (1) 2-0 139 2

3. Lincoln County 1-0 129 3

4. George Walton 1-0 114 4

5. Wilcox County 1-0 99 5

6. Landmark Christian 2-0 47 NR

7. Emanuel County Institute 0-1 36 8

8. Irwin County 1-0 34 10

9. Savannah Christian Prep. 0-1 31 9

10. Athens Academy 1-0 26 NR

Others receiving votes: Wilkinson County 15, Dooly County 13, Brookstone 11, Seminole County 8, Aquinas 7, Charlton County 6, Marion County 2, Clinch County 1, Johnson County 1, Trion 1, Walker School 1.


Class AA

Record Pts Prv

1. Calhoun (16) 1-0 160 1

WEEK 1: High School Football Scores

Here are your high school football scores for August 30, 2013.

Prep Scores and Highlights from August 29th

GHSA Football

Houston County  25

Harris County      14  F


GISA Football

Stratford             28

Westwood            7   F


GHSA Softball

West Laurens     15

Mary Persons        1   F


Veterans               4

Rutland                 1   F


Prep Scores from August 27th

Prep Scores from August 27th

GISA Softball

Westfield  10
Pinewood  6  F

GHSA Softball

FPD  15
Northside  3  F/4

Perry  13
W. Robins  2   F

Rutland  16
Howard  15   F

Mary Persons    13
Westside-Macon  1   F/4

GMC   3
Mt. Pisgah   0   F

Peach Co.  17
Carver   0     F/3

Lamar Co.   17
Northeast-Macon   0  F

Countdown to Kickoff: Mary Persons Bulldogs

FORSYTH - Friday night, fans will fill Dan Pitts Stadium at Mary Persons for the "Backyard Brawl".  Until then, the Bulldogs are hard at work on the practice field.

Mary Persons finished with a record of 10-3 last season.  This year, they've had to fill the hole left by 1500-yard-rusher Nick Davis and some spots on the offensive line.

"I think every team has got a little different dynamic to it," said head coach Brian Nelson. "The leadership changes. The kids mature a year, and things change in the weight room. Kids get bigger and stronger and faster, and it's just a whole different dynamic in terms of the leadership and the group you've got to work with."

MP is hoping 16 senior will help them push past Jackson in their opener.

Monroe Deputy Hit while Directing Traffic on I-75

Early Sunday morning just after midnight, a Monroe County deputy was hit by a car while assisting with an accident on I-75. That's according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy T. Campfield was directing traffic after an accident near mile marker 185 on I-75. That's when another vehicle hit him and his patrol car, the Monroe sheriff's office said in a statement.

Deputy Campfield was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver was taken to Coliseum Hospital.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.

Flovilla Man Dies in Monroe County Car Accident

A Flovilla man was killed Friday night in a one car-accident.

A Sherriff's Office news release says it happened in Monroe County around 7 p.m. on Highway 42 south.

They say 47-year-old Terry Smith was driving a 1960s model Ford Galaxy when the car ran off the road and hit a tree, catching fire with Smith trapped inside.

Emergency crews were able to get him out and LifeFlight him to Grady Hospital in Atlanta, where he later died.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Mr. Smith had a suspended driver's license, and investigators believe alcohol was involved.