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Friday Night Football State Preview

Twenty-nine state titles. Forty-five Region 1 championships. A full year’s worth of bragging rights. These are just some of the highlights of tonight’s “Winnersville Classic” between No. 9 Lowndes and Valdosta. Despite...

by Stephen Black | October 7, 2011
Photo courtesy Norcross High School

GPB.org Game of the Week: No. 7 North Gwinnett visits No. 10 Norcross

When 4-1 North Gwinnett pays a visit to 5-0 Norcross, not only will two top 10 teams be going at it, but first place in Region 7-AAAAA will be on the line at Norcross Stadium. Both teams enter the contest at 2-0 in...

by Fletcher Proctor | October 7, 2011

A Day in the Life

It’s not a surprise for me to inform you that tomorrow’s high school football match-up between the Hillgrove Hawks and the McEachern Indians will be a game of high anticipation and intensity. This rivalry could be like...

by Jackie Brittain | October 6, 2011

The Five Things I Know...Week Seven...

Some statements are made... some take their time... Last week, ML King made their statement going down to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium and knocking off Valdosta 16-3. And it doesn't get any better for Rance Gillespie's...

by Jon Nelson | October 4, 2011

Week 6: Another Blockbuster Game

WEEK SIX Another great game on the world wide web this week. At www.gpb.org/sports 4-1 North Gwinnett travels to Norcross to battle the unbeaten and 5-0 Blue Devils. We have had both these teams on GPB TV this year,...

by | October 4, 2011
Atlanta Falcons Harry Douglas and Eric Weems

Falcons Promote Healthy Lifestyles

The NFL's Atlanta Falcons have begun an aggressive fight against childhood and youth obesity here in the State of Georgia. To kick off the initiative, they visited Dresden Elementary school in Chamblee last week....

by Gil Tyree | October 3, 2011
Photo courtesy Wofford College

Terriers Upset No. 3 Appalachian State

The Wofford Terriers had revenge on the mind when No. 3 Appalachian State visited Spartanburg and won 28-14. The No. 6 Terriers jumped out early in the first quarter when Mitch Allen and Donovan Johnson each scored a...

by Fletcher Proctor | October 1, 2011
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Concussion Awareness at Road Atlanta

Head injuries are a common problem in sports. At the high school level, studies show that while 10 to 15 percent of athletes playing contact sports sustain concussions each year, only a fraction receive proper treatment...

by Victoria Bostic | September 30, 2011

Behind the Raiders' Boost

Booster clubs can make the difference in a successful program and one that merely gets by. Earlier this week I spoke to John Woods, who is the president and also the VP of fundraising for the Walton Raiders Touchdown...

by Jackie Brittain | September 29, 2011
Photo courtesy of Appalachian State media relations

SoCon Making Noise in FCS Poll

By Score Atlanta - With Georgia Southern leading the way, the Southern Conference is making noise in the FCS coaches poll. With Appalachian State, Wofford and Chattanooga joining the Eagles in the rankings, the SoCon...

by Stephen Black | September 27, 2011
Wofford's Eric Breitenstein. Photo by Wofford College Sports Information

Terriers Host App State in Top 10 Showdown

By Score Atlanta - One year ago Appalachian State and Wofford shared the Southern Conference title, but that isn’t what Wofford remembers about 2010. Appalachian State beat Wofford 43-13 in Boone, N.C., and now the...

by Fletcher Proctor | September 27, 2011
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The Five Things I Know...Week Six...

The one thing, before I talk about the Five Things, that always seems to hit me on Tuesdays is that there's always a surprise around every corner... Or, in our case, every Thursday, Friday, or Saturday... There's always...

by Jon Nelson | September 27, 2011

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