These are the 10 teams in each classification that have faced the toughest schedules to date, according to the computer Maxwell Ratings:
Thomas County Central
Greater Atlanta Christian
Our Lady of Mercy
King’s Ridge Christian
Gary Phillips was approved Wednesday to become the executive director of the Georgia High School Association when Ralph Swearngin retires on July 1. Phillips has been assistant executive director since 2001. In 1979, he was head coach of Johnson County, which featured running back Herschel Walker. Johnson County went 14-1 and won the Class A championship. Which team beat Johnson County 3-0 in the regular season? (Answer Friday)
Answer to Wednesday’s question: McDonough Christian is now Eagle’s Landing Christian. Boys Catholic merged with Mount St. Joseph’s Academy in 1957 to form Aquinas. Georgia Military Academy became Woodward Academy in 1966.
“It’s a great day to be alive.”
- St. Pius coach Paul Standard
GHSF Daily asked coaches during the offseason if they have a favorite quote, saying or motto. We’ll run a different one each day. Coaches are invited to add to our list.
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