The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has ranked our Red Devils as the second best team in Class A, behind defending champion, powerful Clinch County. Clinch and Lincoln County are followed by Hawkinsville, Commerce, Metter, Miller County, Landmark Christian, Twiggs County, Gordon Lee, and Bowdon. Lincoln plays Commerce, Twiggs, and also-mentioned Athens Academy during the regular season. Click here for the AJC rankings for all 5 classes.
The AJC also highlighted what they think will be the game of the week for the twelve weeks of the regular season. According to their list, the big game for week 5 will be in Lincolnton as the Commerce Tigers come snarling into Buddy Bufford Field. Click here for that great story about the two traditional football powers that get "big-time play" from "small-town guys."