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 - September 23, 2013 - 5:18pm
It was the week of the close call this time around… Everywhere you look, teams that were ranked were escaping as best they could to stay on the winning side of the ledger… Lovejoy scored on a TD pass...
GPB Sports Blog - September 16, 2013 - 9:53pm
There were a lot of surprises in a different way this week past in high school football… And a lot of it had to do with numbers… 339: The number of total points Region 1-6A teams scored in their 6-1...
GPB Sports Blog - September 9, 2013 - 5:05pm
Surprises… yeah, I’d say there were a few surprises… But that’s what makes these non-region games so much fun… If you’re a coach, you want to challenge your players and team leading into the region...
GPB Sports Blog - September 2, 2013 - 7:39pm
For some it was Game One, for others it was Game Two… But there were plenty of surprises that went down around the state… You can start with Pebblebrook knocking off Southwest DeKalb, Macon County...
GPB Sports Blog - August 27, 2013 - 2:46pm
The first weekend of the 2013 season created a lot of conversation for our “Football Fridays.” I know our readers in South Florida and North Florida are looking at the contests at Norcross High...

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