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Mark Harmon, has been covering the Georgia and Atlanta sports scene since arriving in Atlanta in 1992. Since that day in November and was lucky enough to cover all kinds of major events from the preps to the pros including:

The Olympics, 3 World Series, 3 Super Bowls, 17 Masters, 2 PGA Championships, the Daytona 500 and all the great races at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, along with the MLB, NBA, and NHL All Star Games and playoffs. He has covered the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Kennesaw State athletics along with all the great high school sports the state of Georgia has to offer including the GHSA championships in football, basketball, and cheerleading. Mark won a record eight Associated Press first place awards for best sportscast in Georgia along with the 2013 Emmy for hosting the All Access Pass Pregame Show on GPB.

Mark joined the GPB Sports team in 2010 and has been the sports director since 2012. In 2010, he was one of the hosts of GPB Sports half hour Sports Central Show and has been the host of Football Fridays in Georgia since day one. It has been a lot of fun to see how GPB Sports has grown and improved its coverage each year, constantly striving to bring our viewers the top games, with the best players, and the most innovative coaches from around the state of Georgia. It all culminates in the GHSA state football championships at the Georgia Dome, which is a terrific two-day football fiesta of tackles, touchdowns, and trophy presentations. Mark was also been the host for the GHSA Basketball Championships which are held in March. GPB Sports has also worked with the Georgia State Golf Association producing a one-hour special on the 2014 Georgia State Amateur on which he reported and hosted.

Recent Blog Posts

Wonder Wolves Win It All

Congratulations to the Buford Wolves gymnastics team, this year’s GHSA state champions! Coach Amanda Allen began the program just last year. Incredibly, the Wolves win it all in only their second...

As Summertime Nears, Championships Abound

In the world of the Georgia High School Association, the month of May may be both the busiest and the merriest. Kicking off this Friday, the GHSA will hand out sixty-six state championship trophies...

Longtime Football Coach Says His Goodbyes

Today, Lincoln County Red Devils coach Larry Campbell says goodbye to the school he's called home for forty-two years. Campbell retires with a record that will long be admired, as he's recorded 477...

Meeting Michael

We meet a lot of great athletes on the GPB sports scene and today we introduce you to Michael Shaw, an outstanding linebacker at Lanier High School. Michael's high school coach, Billy Wells, has seen...

Queens Of The Court

The GHSA girls tennis championship is right around the corner and once again, the front-runner to win the Class 6A girls title are the Lady Raiders of Walton. Walton has won eleven titles in the last...

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