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 - November 11, 2013 - 4:02pm
We started with 405 teams playing football just the other day… (It was the other day, wasn’t it?…) Now, we’re down to the 192 in the six classes that have survived the first two tests of their season...
GPB Sports Blog - November 4, 2013 - 2:32pm
So, there’s only one week remaining… We'll know who’s who and we’ll have the trimming of the herd, for the first time, before we get to the third season: the playoffs… Three teams had already...
GPB Sports Blog - October 29, 2013 - 2:30pm
We’re officially getting closer… There are only two games left in the regular season (for most-for others, it’s only one…) and some teams have already made their way into region titles and the third...
GPB Sports Blog - October 22, 2013 - 2:13pm
First and foremost… WHAT A FRIDAY NIGHT LAST WEEK on “Football Fridays in Georgia…” (And, yes, the capital letters were intentional…) A great environment… and a great game where one of the toughest...
GPB Sports Blog - October 17, 2013 - 6:00pm
"Football Fridays In Georgia" sneak preview of a high school athlete we all can learn from. Football Fridays In Georgia airs live at 7pm on GPB with the All-Access Pass Pregame Show. Kickoff is...

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