High School Sports

Big games Thursday and Friday this week in area high school football action

Daniel Neal (8) and the Northside Eagles host Macon County on Thursday.
Daniel Neal (8) and the Northside Eagles host Macon County on Thursday. photo@macon.com

A look at this week’s high school football games involving teams from Bibb, Houston, Peach, Monroe, Jones, Crawford and Twiggs counties:


Macon County at Northside: The Eagles have won four straight games entering their final non-region contest of the season.

Perry at Dougherty: The Panthers have three wins already this season after winning two games last year.


Lee County at Houston County: The Bears open GHSA Region 1-6A play against the top-ranked Trojans.

Hampton at Jones County: The Greyhounds are 5-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 4-5A play.

Coffee at Warner Robins: The Demons carry a 5-0 record into their final non-region game of the season.

Howard at West Laurens: The Huskies have won four straight entering their Region 2-4A opener.

Mary Persons at Spalding: The Bulldogs are looking for their 12th straight win in Region 2-4A play.

Central at Pike County: The Chargers won their Region 4-3A opener Friday.

Rutland at Kendrick: The Hurricanes and Cherokees have combined to go 0-9 so far.

Westside at Jackson: The Seminoles hit the road after falling to Peach County on Friday.

Dodge County at Northeast (Thompson Stadium): The Raiders look to bounce back from their first loss of the season.

Twiggs County at FPD: The Cobras and Vikings open Region 7A-1A play.

Stratford at Mount de Sales: In another Region 7A-1A opener, the Eagles look to add to their six-game winning streak over the Cavaliers.

Tattnall Square at Wilkinson County: In the third Region 7A-1A opener of the week, the Trojans will try to extend their 15-game regular-season winning streak.

Crawford County at Taylor County: This is a tough one for the Eagles: on the road against a good Vikings team.

Memorial Day at Westfield: The Hornets are looking for their second straight win.


Johnson Ferry at Covenant: The Rams got back on track Friday.