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A First For APS

The Mays Raiders baseball team is on a big time roll right now.  The Raiders are cruising along with a sparkling 15-1 record, and a picture perfect 10-0 slate  in region play.  Coach Reginald Austin has...

April 7, 2016

One Legend Replaces Another

“I know why Mickey left for Clemson.  Clemson has an easier schedule this year”….incoming Grayson Coach Jeff Herron on why his predecessor Mickey Conn  went to join the Clemson staff.Mickey...

April 5, 2016

Packers Put A Ring(s) On It

For the Colquitt County Packer football team, there will not be one ring ceremony...There will be two.The Packers are the state champions for the second straight year, reaching an incredible feat of 30-0. They’re...

April 1, 2016

Going for the Four-Peat!!!

Let’s not bury the lead here. The Dalton High School Catamounts boys soccer team is in a league all its own. Make that a universe all its own,  or maybe even a galaxy all its own.  The Catamounts are...

March 31, 2016

Clarkston High School Boys Cross Country Ring In Another Title

The Clarkston High School boys cross country team stunned to running world last year by winning the first GHSA cross country title in school history, and this year they surprised a lot of “experts” by winning back to...

March 26, 2016

Lakeside Boys Soccer: Ben Smith...Trying to win as a Player and a Coach

The novelist Thomas Wolfe once wrote that you can’t go home again. Well, one Georgia soccer coach is proving that you can. Ben Smith helped lead Lakeside-Dekalb High School to a state soccer championship in 1997....

March 23, 2016

Napoleon Cobb's Final Year Coaching SW Dekalb Panthers

"It is early in the season. They can go faster!” Napoleon Cobb Southwest Dekalb Track Coach Those ten words are great news for the Panthers track team and fans, and some scary news for teams that will soon have...

March 19, 2016

March to Macon Creates Madness

Wow, What a Championship!!! It was a great week of GHSA Championship basketball at the Macon Coliseum. Fifteen teams winning state titles, one for the 8th time, one for the 7th time, one for the 5th time, one...

March 7, 2016

GHSA Basketball Championships Class AA Preview

Class AA Preview Combine one of the nations brightest stars, a team that loves to run and scores, and a grudge match, and you have the Class AA Finals at the GHSA State Basketball Tournament in Macon. The Boys...

March 3, 2016

GPB Sports Looks at the 2016 Basketball Championships

It's time again... For the title games in the center of the state... For me, the Macon Coliseum has its charms. Elvis played there and, I think, Led Zeppelin back in the 1970's. And for every piece of history, a...

February 28, 2016