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Heritage vs. Ringgold: The Event and the Aftermath

An E4 classified tornado ripped through Catoosa County, Georgia, on April 27 of this year, leaving a path of devastation in its wake that seemed too much to handle. Ringgold High School suffered a tremendous amount of...

by Fletcher Proctor | October 11, 2011

Week 8: A Magic Night in Moultrie

Week 8: A Region 1 AAAAA Heavyweight Bout This weeks web game on gpb.org/sports is going to be another great rivalry game. This one is a Region 1 AAAAA battle royal between 6-1 Colquitt County and 5-2 Lowndes. The...

by | October 11, 2011

New Kids on the Block Finally Arrive

It was two-and-a- half hours before toe met leather at the massive Walter L. Cantrell Stadium on the beautiful campus of McEachern High School. As the theme song from “Rocky” blared over the speakers and the roar of the...

by Gil Tyree | October 10, 2011
McEachern High School

Friday Night Football Metro Preview

The action last week in the Metro area was hot and this week two top-ten match-ups ups the ante. No. 2 McEachern will welcome in No. 6 Hillgrove (GPB-TV, 8 PM) for a “Battle of Powder Springs” that will also feature a...

by Fletcher Proctor | October 7, 2011
Wayne Grandy

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
Impact Test

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

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