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 Now - August 6, 2013 - 5:18pm
The first stop on my fourth annual "Southern Swing" tour was Liberty County, where I caught up with the Panthers' Head Football Coach, Kirk Warner. Coach told me why Friday nights under the lights...
GPB Sports Now - August 6, 2013 - 3:11pm
Here's how the Southern Swing tour begins as we load up the van and depart GPB for a three day look at South Georgia football. Watch the video below! Next stop...Liberty County, home of the Panthers...
GPB Sports Blog - August 2, 2013 - 3:12pm
Okay, you’ve all been warned… It’s that time of year where football takes over (well, more than normal, anyway…) and those of us at GPB Sports hit the road to make sure we get to see you and all of...
GPB Sports Blog - July 26, 2013 - 5:23pm
It's Friday... .which, this summer anyway, means two things... Big city get-me-home traffic starts at 1:30 in the afternoon and it's gonna rain shortly thereafter... Here's some things on my mind...
GPB Sports Now - July 23, 2013 - 5:46pm
This has not been a good off-season for Georgia high school football... and I, honestly, don't like writing these stories... But, at the same time, I think you should know about these things so you...

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