2018 Varsity Football News

  • Jaylan Thomas named CAA Offensive Rookie of the Year
    November 27, 2018
    Former Carrollton High School football standout Jaylan Thomas was recognized for his stellar freshman campaign at Elon last week by being named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Offensive Rookie of the Year.
  • Trojans fall to Tigers in state quarterfinals
    November 24, 2018
    For the third year in a row, the Carrollton High School football team’s Class AAAAA state championship aspirations were spoiled with a loss in the third round. The third-seeded Trojans (10-3) closed their season in disappointing fashion on Friday night with a 48-3 loss on the road to Stockbridge High School in the state playoff quarterfinals.
  • Trojans overpower Red Devils in second round
    November 17, 2018
    Hosting fourth-seeded Loganville in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs on a chilly night in Grisham Stadium, the third-seeded Carrollton High School football team caught fire offensively in the first two quarters and held on for a 29-6 victory on Friday night.
  • Trojans outlast Raiders in first-round bout
    November 10, 2018
    Things looked shaky for the Carrollton High School football team midway through its first-round road playoff bout at Riverwood on Friday.
  • Trojans motivated for bout with Hiram
    November 02, 2018
    The Carrollton High School football team clinched a spot in the Class AAAAA state playoffs with its dismantling of Paulding County last week, but postseason seeding will be on the line when the Trojans welcome Hiram to Grisham Stadium for the regular-season finale at 7:30 tonight.
  • Trojans trounce Patriots
    October 27, 2018
    DALLAS- Itching to get the two-week bitter taste of a home loss to No. 10 Kell out of their mouths, the Carrollton High School football team stormed back into action with a 56-0 dismantling of Paulding County at Dave Hardin Stadium on Friday.
  • Trojans eager to face Pats
    October 26, 2018
    Eager is one word to describe the Carrollton High School football team's mentality heading into tonight’s 7:30 Region 7-AAAAA road showdown at Paulding County.
  • Longhorns lock down Trojans
    October 13, 2018
    The Carrollton High School football team returned to Grisham Stadium hoping to put on a show for the home crowd in a marquee region matchup against Kell.
  • Trojans run wild at Woodland
    October 06, 2018
    The Carrollton High School football team packed the 1-2 punch of Brandon Marenco and Trent Lane and ran home with a 47-20 victory to show for it.
  • Trojans close road stretch at Woodland
    October 05, 2018
    Closing out a stretch of three road games in four weeks, the Carrollton High School football team is focused on making another business trip this evening.
  • Trojans carve up Colonels
    September 29, 2018
    The Carrollton High School football team struck early and often to carve out a 41-7 region road win over Cass on Friday night in White.
  • Trojans to test road waters
    September 28, 2018
    Just one week after the Carrollton High School football team had what Sean Calhoun described as the worst practice in his three years in charge of the program leading up to a shaky homecoming performance two days later, the message was read loud and clear.
  • Trojans avoid homecoming hex
    September 22, 2018
    The dreaded homecoming hex was in full effect at Grisham Stadium on Friday night. For the better part of 36 minutes, at least.
  • Contenders to clash in Carrollton
    September 21, 2018
    Just one week after going the distance in a heavyweight slugfest against the two-time defending state champion, the Carrollton High School football team is putting the gloves back on for another top contender to the 7-AAAAA throne.
  • Trojans fall in shootout with Rome
    September 15, 2018
    ROME — Spectators of the top-five region barnburner between the Carrollton and Rome high school football teams witnessed a combined 149 plays, 16 touchdowns and 1,253 yards of total offense in a near four-hour display of one-upmanship at historic Barron Stadium on Friday evening.
  • Trojans take shot at state champs
    September 12, 2018
    Sean Calhoun hasn't really had to hype up his Carrollton High School football team for its trip to historic Barron Stadium this Friday at 7:30 p.m. because the credentials of the opponents speaks for itself.
  • No. 5 Trojans pour it on Villa Rica
    September 08, 2018
    On the opening night of Region 7-AAAAA play, the Carrollton High School football team poured it on rival Villa Rica in a contest it controlled from start to finish at Grisham Stadium.
  • Trojans to clash with Cats
    September 07, 2018
    The road to the Class AAAAA state playoffs officially kicks off tonight at Grisham Stadium.
  • Trojans roll in final region tuneup
    September 01, 2018
    The Carrollton High School football team closed out its non-region schedule with a romp of Riverdale on Friday night at Grisham Stadium, setting the stage for a huge stretch of action upon kicking off the 7-AAAAA slate next week.
  • Trojans seek strength from specialists
    August 30, 2018
    Before the Carrollton High School football team turns its sights to league play, it has one final tuneup to iron out any kinks across all phases of the game.
  • Trojans survive frantic finish
    August 25, 2018
    The Carrollton High School football team could do little wrong for the better part of 24 minutes on Friday night at the 2018 West Georgia Kickoff Classic.
  • Trojans crank up for Classic
    August 23, 2018
    The waiting game is nearly over for the Carrollton High School football team.
  • Fresh skill set for Trojans
    August 08, 2018
    As the Carrollton High School football team prepares for Thursday's 7:30 p.m. preseason scrimmage against Bremen and final tuneup before going live in two weeks, one area that the Trojan coaching staff is wanting to get a good look at is the skill.
  • Standing tall in the trenches
    August 03, 2018
    The mission of reaching Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the pursuit of a state championship entails plenty of moving parts fusing to form one solid foundation.
  • Trojans unleash new trigger man
    July 28, 2018
    As the Carrollton High School football program marches into Year 3 of the Sean Calhoun era, there will be a transition of leadership for the Trojan offense.
  • Setting the standard in Region 7
    July 26, 2018
    The old cliché that every game matters isn't just coach speak when it comes to Region 7-AAAAA.
  • Trojans storm into summer send-off
    July 14, 2018
    In its final true competition of the summer, the Carrollton High School football team stormed through a physical send-off by hosting a two-day padded camp on Friday and Saturday at Grisham Stadium.
  • Senior stars serving as Trojan anchors
    June 30, 2018
    As the Carrollton High School football team shuffled through spring practice in late April into early May, it did so minus two huge components — both literally and figuratively — who will anchor each side of the line in 2018.
  • Trojans kick off gridiron tour
    June 09, 2018
    Competition is what’s on the mind of the Carrollton High School football team during the early stages of summer, and it is set to get a fair share of it over the next few weeks.
  • Position battles brewing for Carrollton
    June 05, 2018
    As Sean Calhoun watched thousands of yards stroll across the graduation stage this past May, it marked a passing of the torch for the Carrollton High School football program.
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