Charles Drew Boys Varsity Football

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STATE FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Charles Drew at Evans By Luke Strickland lstrickland@news-daily.com

CLASS AAAAAA STATE PLAYOFFS: FIRST ROUND Charles Drew Titans (Region 4) Head Coach: Dorwyn Lyles Record: 4-6 (3-4) Last Week: 27-19 win over Jonesboro Evans Knights (Region 3) Head Coach: Lem Lackey Record: 8-2 (5-0) Last Week: 42-35 win over Heritage After a one-year absence, Charles Drew is back in the state playoffs for the third time in four years under

STATE FOOTBALL: Lovejoy, Drew, North Clayton prepare for first-round matchups By Luke Strickland lstrickland@news-daily.com Nov 6, 2017

JONESBORO — The 2017 high school football regular season has come to a close and three teams from Clayton County have qualified for the state playoffs. Here is a closer look at this week’s first-round games. Class AAAAAA (note: all games scheduled for Friday at 7:30 p.m. Lovejoy (6-4) at Grovetown (6-4) The Wildcats finished

Jonesboro at Drew Game Preview By Luke Strickland lstrickland@news-daily.com

Jonesboro Cardinals (Region 4-AAAAAA) Coach: Tim Floyd Record: 3-6 (2-4) Last Week: 34-28 loss to Lovejoy Drew Titans (Region 4-AAAAAA) Coach: Dorwyn Lyles Record: 3-6 (2-4) Last Week: 41-18 win over Mundy’s Mill Like last year, Drew and Jonesboro will once again meet in the season finale with a state playoff spot on the line. If Drew wins Friday night, the

Clayton Defensive Player of the Week: Deven Brantley, Drew High

Defensive Player of the Week Name: Deven Brantley School: Drew Class: Junior Position: Linebacker Highlights: Brantley recorded 10 tackles and three sacks in last week’s win over Mundy’s Mill. Coach Dorwyn Lyles’ Take: “We rely heavily on Deven’s contribution for our defense to be successful. He has improved in the classroom and weight room. He has developed as a leader and

FOOTBALL: Drew keeps playoff hopes alive with rout of Mundy’s Mill By Luke Strickland lstrickland@news-daily.com Oct 28, 2017

LOVEJOY — The Drew Titans kept their state playoff hopes alive Friday night with a resounding 41-18 victory over Mundy’s Mill at Twelve Oaks Stadium.  After Mundy’s Mill took the opening kickoff back for a touchdown, it was all Drew. Derionte Kemp and Gary Tyner rushed for multiple touchdowns on the night. C.J. Davenport also

FAN’S CHOICE FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Candidate Profiles Oct 30, 2017

Each week during the high school football season the Clayton News will honor a Fans Choice Player of the Week based on fan voting during the week. Voting begins by Monday morning and closes at noon on Thursday at news-daily.com. Vote James Brown, CB, Charles Drew High School Keyshawn Early School: Jonesboro Class: Sophomore Position: Quarterback Highlights: Early threw for

Drew at Mundy’s Mill Game Preview By Luke Strickland lstrickland@news-daily.com

Drew Titans (Region 4-AAAAAA) Coach: Dorwyn Lyles Record: 2-6 (1-4) Last Week: 62-12 loss to Tucker Mundy’s Mill Tigers (Region 4-AAAAAA) Coach: Dwayne Davis Record: 2-7 (1-5) Last Week: 41-20 loss to Jonesboro The Drew Titans will be playing for their playoff lives Friday night against Mundy’s Mill. A loss would eliminate the Titans from state playoff contention, while a win

Tucker at Drew Game Preview By Luke Strickland lstrickland@news-daily.com

Tucker Tigers (Region 4-AAAAAA) Coach: Bryan Lamar Record: 6-1 (4-0) Last Week: 36-7 win over Lovejoy Drew Titans (Region 4-AAAAAA) Coach: Dorwyn Lyles Record: 2-5 (1-3) Last Week: 21-17 loss to Stephenson A week after pushing Stephenson to the brink of defeat in Region 4-AAAAAA play, Drew will host region-leading Tucker Thursday at Southern Crescent Stadium. Drew is 1-3 in region