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Football Fridays in Georgia: What Matthew Left Behind (The Long Version)

As part of GPB Sports coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, cameraman Shane Keating and Jon Nelson went down to the coast to see about recovery efforts shortly after the storm cleared. Here are the...

December 14, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: The One About The Finals

It's the last "Football Fridays in Georgia" podcast for the 2016 playoffs... Don't worry, we'll do other stuff... it's just that there aren't any more games to talk about next week... Jon and Tommy discuss the...

December 13, 2016

Some Dome Thoughts

​The 2016 GHSA Prep football Champions have been crowned and the Georgia Dome has seen its last GHSA title tilts. The 2017 championship games will be played elsewhere and the word is that they will be played next door...

December 12, 2016

When The End Is The Beginning...

Where's Bette Midler When You Need Her...??/

December 12, 2016

Roll out the Red Carpet at the Georgia Dome… Your Recruiting Guide to the GHSA Finals on GPB

There will be 16 teams from all over the state competing for eight state championships on GPB starting Friday morning and finishing sometime around midnight Saturday. But even if you have no rooting interest in any of...

December 8, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: The One About the Finals

It's the podcast where Tommy Palmer joins Jon and Jackie for a discussion of the 8 title games at the Georgia Dome... It's 8 games in 38 hours on Georgia Public Broadcasting. There are teams chasing titles for the...

December 8, 2016

The Grand Finale

The GHSA state championships for football are right around the corner. There are 16 teams left on the road to the Georgia Dome and by late Saturday night all eight champions for 2016 will be crowned. GPB Sports is...

December 7, 2016

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

We’re here… Although, I would forever maintain that this was the fastest football season to go by in a LONG time. I asked a lot of friends that you know as well, Faithful Reader, and they agree that is was just IN...

December 6, 2016

Prep Titles and the End of an Era

The Georgia Dome will always be a special place for me. I think back over past Prep football seasons and the amazing confines of the Dome always seem to come to mind. I have broadcast my Statewide “Georgia High School...

December 5, 2016

Battle for Gwinnett and State Championship Game Friday on GPB

Sometimes when you talk to the folks involved it’s hard to tell which is bigger…Gwinnett County football supremacy or a spot in the AAAAAAA State Championship Game? The winner will get both Friday night when the top-...

December 2, 2016

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