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Week Eight HS Football Predictions Revisited

DALLAS, GA -- Overall, it was an average week for Massey Matchups. Even though the computer predictor tool foresaw East Paulding's win over Hiram and Collins Hill's win over Mill Creek, it missed on a couple of Region 6-4A games.

Massey Matchups went 17-6 in Week Eight, bringing its season record to 102-31. A few notable misses: Hillgrove's win over North Cobb, Carver-Atlanta's win over Mays, and Dunwoody's win over Marist.

Here are how some of Georgia's top games ended up. The computer's prediction is on the left; the actual final score appears on the right.

East Paulding 28, Hiram 24; East Paulding 26, Hiram 14

North Fulton Ready to Host Film, TV Productions

ATLANTA -- The best time to stoke the flames is when the fire is burning hot.

And that's exactly what North Fulton County is doing.

North Fulton joins 15 other communities across the state in being the first to earn the special designation of "camera ready" by the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office. Being named camera ready means that a county has a program that provides film and television production companies with easier, faster and better access to local resources and location information.

2009 was a banner year for filming in Georgia, with more than 348 productions bringing an estimated $770 million to the state's economy, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Productions were shot in 50 Georgia counties over the course of the year, impacting local communities throughout the state.

Man Arrested After Riding Airport Conveyor Belt

MIAMI, FL -- An Alpharetta man bonded out of jail early Friday, a day after his arrest for climbing onto a moving luggage carousel at Miami International Airport and riding it into a secure area.

Bradley Ray Bromelow got on the luggage carrier at the airport's Concourse J at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday and stayed aboard as it traveled into the airport's operating area.

The 40-year-old, who was waiting for his luggage, allegedly hopped onto the conveyor belt to show off for a friend. As he traveled on the carousel, he videotaped passengers who, in turn, were taping him.

Bromelow was arrested and charged with trespassing. The Transportation Security Administration released a statement saying that it is further investigating the incident to decide if Bromelow should face any civil penalties.

Massey Matchups Predicts Week 8 Football Games

DALLAS, GA -- Many teams are smack dab in the middle of their region schedules and that means playoff implications. Which teams will get one step closer to the postseason with a win tonight? Massey Matchups lets us know.

East Paulding 28, Hiram 24

Lovett 29, Blessed Trinity 17

Peachtree Ridge 13, Norcross 13

Roswell 27, Alpharetta 19

North Cobb 25, Hillgrove 24

Collins Hill 30, Mill Creek 25

A Surprise Gift for a Soldier's Family


It's the story of the beautiful harmony between a husband and wife who have handled adversity with the utmost grace -- and the people so inspired by it that they helped bring this family a wonderful surprise.

Dana Thompson will be the first to tell you: it's never been easy keeping up with four kids while her husband serves in the army.

"My grandfather was in World War II," said Captain Don Thompson. "Actually, both grandfathers were. My dad was an Air Force captain."

Week Eight Game of the Week Nominees

DALLAS, GA -- Hiram plays at East Paulding in 11Alive and Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Game of the Week. 52.1 percent of fans voted online for the 5-4A contest, helping the game to edge out some other interesting matchups.

East Paulding is currently tied for fourth in their sub-region, but with Hiram and Pope still on the schedule, the Raiders are not out of the playoff race.

A win over 6-1 Hiram will not come easy for East Paulding. The Hornets have looked impressive in each of their six wins and their only loss is to undefeated Kell.

A Look Back At Week 7's HS Football Predictions

LITHIA SPRINGS, GA -- Collins Hill took down Peachtree Ridge, Centennial got the best of Roswell, and Carrollton handed LaGrange its worst loss since 1983. Did Massey Matchups see any of that coming? We take a look back at the computer's Week Seven Predictions.

In 11Alive and Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Game of the Week, Lithia Springs played Douglas County.

Lithia Springs was 4-1 heading into the game, but Massey Matchups predicted a 21-11 Douglas County win. The Tigers ended up beating Lithia Springs 17-6, moving to 4-3 on the season. The win marks the first time this season Douglas County has won back to back games.