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 - August 19, 2013 - 5:03pm
Is it just me or is everyone else just as excited as I am that the regular season is here this week already…??? With the first official weekend of the season ending with the Corky Kell Classic this...
GPB Sports Blog - August 16, 2013 - 4:29pm
This is the last weekend for scrimmages (should schools choose to use them--since some schools actually don't use scrimmages to keep their team healthy all season long...) but we've already had some...
GPB Sports Now - August 12, 2013 - 5:08pm
The Valdosta Wildcats are known for playing amongst some of the most dedicated high school football fans in Georgia. Even considering the years of experience Head Coach Rance Gillespie has within the...
GPB Sports Now - August 9, 2013 - 11:47am
The Brooks County Trojan family has endured a lot this summer, as three of their athletes were lost in a tragic car accident. But I can't think of a head football coach better suited to lead the rest...
GPB Sports Now - August 8, 2013 - 2:07pm
No "Southern Swing" tour is complete without a Clinch County visit. Head Coach Jim Dickerson told me that football is nothing short of a staple for the people of Homerville. Watch the video below to...

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