Jon Nelson

Jon Nelson

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Recent News Articles

November 9, 2012 - 7:51am
Two weeks ago toward the end of a game in west Georgia’s Heard County, a conversation during a time out led one coach to an idea. Temple High head coach Seth Rogers wanted to give sophomore running...
November 22, 2011 - 3:46pm
The GHSA executive committee met Monday to change the way Georgia high schools are grouped to play sports. Currently, there are five classifications, A through AAAAA. The number of students per...

Recent Blog Posts

GPB Sports Blog - December 17, 2013 - 5:02pm
One last time… Hard to say and hard to believe… A 17 week high school football season has come and gone and there’s a lot to remember… For us at Georgia Public Broadcasting, it was one of our best...
GPB Sports Blog - December 10, 2013 - 1:38pm
Now, we’re here… After 100 days of practice and beating each other up on the grass, finally taking advantage of it on Friday nights… we now have our survivors… Fourteen teams, down from 450, play for...
GPB Sports Blog - December 2, 2013 - 5:43pm
Okay… Tell you something… The kicker for Alabama that was tasked to win the game against Auburn, red-shirt freshman Adam Griffith, I have covered from his time at Calhoun High School. He is a great...
GPB Sports Blog - November 25, 2013 - 1:45pm
“Separation Week…” Admittedly, this week past from the GHSA Playoffs doesn’t have a name… After this week, it’s quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals. But there’s no name for Round 2- until we...
GPB Sports Blog - November 19, 2013 - 12:34am
It was a week of dominance by the top seeds in the first round of the playoffs… Short of the Alexander win over Dalton, Cedar Grove’s win over Elbert County, and the Peachtree Ridge win over Lassiter...

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