List/Trivia/Quote: McEachern has most region titles without a state championship


Gainesville won its first GHSA championship last season. The Red Elephants had won more region titles (27) without a state championship than any other Georgia program. McEachern is now on the clock. Teams with the most region titles without a state title:

15 – McEachern

11 – Bremen

11 – Miller County

10 – Newnan

10 – Wheeler

9 – Hart County

9 – Metter

9 – Ware County

8 – Crisp County

8 – Duluth

8 – Early County

7 – Adairsville

7 – Athens Academy

7 – Benedictine

7 – Dacula

7 – Dodge County

7 – Douglas County

7 – Pelham

7 – Rome

7 – Stephenson

7 – Walton

7 – Westside (Augusta)


MaxPreps published an article this week on the coaches nationally with the most victories over the past 10 seasons. Without peaking, which Georgia coach made the national Top 10? (Answer Monday)

Answer to Thursday’s question: The two former Georgia high school players named to the NCAA’s Maxwell Award Watch List are QB Zach Mettenberger of LSU (Oconee County) and DL Stephon Tuitt of Notre Dame (Monroe Area). Former Georgia high school players who have won the Maxwell Award are Cam Newton of Auburn (Westlake) in 2010, Herschel Walker of Georgia (Johnson County) in 1982 and Charlie Ward of Florida State (Central of Thomasville) in 1993.


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7 comments Add your comment

Max Sizemore

August 30th, 2013
8:29 am

Gotta be Jeff Herron.


August 30th, 2013
8:51 am

Hal Lamb. 6 years of 10 played 15 games, only loss 7 or 8 (guessing)


August 30th, 2013
8:55 am

Duluth should also be listed in this article. I think Cecil Morris won region titles in 72,73,75,80,83,85,86. I think they also won one in 69.

Todd Holcomb

August 30th, 2013
11:52 am

Duluth – You are correct. We skipped over Duluth. They are now added with eight region titles.


August 30th, 2013
1:52 pm

Fitzgerald should get an honorable mention on this list. They have won 14 region titles since there only state Championship in 1948.

Hubie Green

August 30th, 2013
3:45 pm

Winning the most region titles without winning a state title once is a dubious honor at best.

Todd Holcomb

September 1st, 2013
9:16 pm

Not an honor at all, Hubie. Just makes you glad when schools like that finally break through, like Gainesville. Great tradition at that school going back to the days of Billy Lotheridge.