Colbert Selected for All-Star Football Game

Stephens County will be represented in the annual Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North/South All-Star Football Classic.

The high school reports that Tomas Colbert will play in the game, which is set for December 29 in Columbus, Georgia.

The North/South All-Star Football Classic is an annual game that has been held since 1938.

Colbert finished the 2012 season with over 1,100 receiving yards and 15 receiving touchdowns for Stephens County, which finished the year 8-3 and was eliminated in the first round of the AAAA state playoffs by Carrollton last month.

In other AAAA football news … one Region 8-AAAA football team remains alive in the state playoffs.

Region 8 champ Monroe Area will play Sandy Creek tonight in Tyrone in a state semi-final game. The winner will play either Marist or Ridgeland in the state AAAA football championship game.