High School Football Saturday Morning Rewind:”Preliminary Playoff Brackets” are HERE, plus last night’s Links

*****Since posting the Preliminary Brackets the NCHSAA has taken the Brackets down from their site and they are saying the Brackets are under REVIEW….Stay Tuned and if you Click On you can see what we have so far…..*****

CLICK HERE for the Preliminary Playoff Brackets…..They are here….Old things are passed away, and behold all things have become new….
Smith at Eastern Guilford looks interesting…
Northeast Guilford at Rockingham County makes for a good one….Northwest Guilford and WS Reagan both at (3-8) in, but I do not see Grimsley….
South Caldwell with a First Round bye and a #2 Seed in the 4-A West with a (1-10) record…..These are Preliminary Brackets and we await the Final Brackets….

Time to sit back and wait, as we anticipate the Playoff brackets and pairings for the 2017 NCHSAA football playoffs….As we get them we will post and we hope to have up the preliminary brackets, followed by the final brackets, here on the site this afternoon….

We will have a coaches show coming in from KickBack Jack’s at around 5pm with Kris Walser and Coach Daryl Steele and several of our Guilford County coaches as they take a look at their playoff spots and what the future may hold as Round One of the playoffs gets rolling this coming Friday night…Kris Walser and Coach Daryl Steele, along with local high school coaches from 5-6:40pm today from KickBack Jack’s…Some of the coaches include Eric Rainey, Kennedy Tinsley, Doug Robertson, Jared Rolfes, former NEG coach Tommy Pursley, Johnny Boykin, Eric Westberg and more from KickBack Jack’s today on GreensboroSports Radio….NCHSAA playoffs will be the focus this afternoon from KickBack Jack’s on GreensboroSports Radio….

Looking back at a list of Local/other Links to last night’s high school football games…..

CLICK HERE for Dudley at Mount Tabor with Joe Sirera from the News and Record’s HSXtra section…..
Big blow to Dudley when RB Zareik Rush had to leave the game with a dislocated elbow…..

CLICK HERE for Page at Ragsdale from J.P. Mundy at the News Record HSXtra and excellent work turned in by Ragsdale HS Athletic Director Brian Herndon and his staff in hosting this game for the media/press last night and Coach Herndon and his crew, class act all of the way…They go out of their to make sure everyone has everything working correctly…

CLICK HERE for Tim Nash with the News and Record and HSXtra on Northern Guilford at Western Alamance…
from the ‘Nash Notes’:A sustained drive by Northern to start the second quarter ended at the Warriors’ 21-yard line after Ford Moser was called for offensive pass interference….Tough break for the Nighthawks and Moser will get physical when he is going for that football…

*****More to follow*****

CLICK HERE for reports on the Southeast Guilford-Southwestern Randolph game and the High Point Andrews-Wheatmore game from the Asheboro Courier-Tribune….Douglas, Badgett, Apple, Burgess, Caldwell all getting involved in the SEG scoring parade…

Not too many details, but here is the brief blurp on Eastern Guilford-Southern Guilford, from the Burlington Times-News…
EASTERN GUILFORD 42, SOUTHERN GUILFORD 10: At Greensboro, Eastern Guilford closed out an undefeated Mid-Piedmont Conference season with a victory against host Southern Guilford.

The Wildcats (9-2, 6-0) will enter next week’s state playoffs as the top seed from the Mid-Piedmont Conference.

Southern Guilford (3-8, 3-3) dropped its third consecutive conference game after starting league play with three victories.
from www.thetimesnews.com


  1. Ok, so who was drinking when NW was selected iover Grimsley, Grimsley had better record and won the head to head , both are in the same conference so how could NW get in over the Whirlies! This is crazy!!!

  2. How is NW in on this brack. ZERO wins in conference and Grimsely won head to head. That doesn’t make any since.

  3. Again, these are just the NCHSAA Preliminary Brackets and hopefully they will get it all worked out…

    Eastern Guilford was 3-AA last year and I always thought that they would be 3-AA again this year, but word of EG 3-A had been circulating around….

    Grimsley has to be holding their breath right now and be sure to tell them to hang on….

  4. The NCHSAA is a complete joke. They used rankings from last week to put the brackets together. How can they not know the rankings they used were not correct. Complete embarrassment.

    NCHSAA has discovered it did not use most up-to-date information to post 4 seeding purposes. Brackets have been taken down & staff reseeding…

    *****I wish they would have got the Preliminary Brackets right the first time and we would have the Finals by now…I think you will see Grimsley getting in and other changes as well, but some of the parts may stay the same…*****

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