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New Kids on the Block Finally Arrive

Gil Tyree - Monday, October 10, 2011 - 8:28am

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...

McEachern High School

Friday Night Football Metro Preview

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, October 7, 2011 - 9:34am

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...

Wayne Grandy

Friday Night Football State Preview

Stephen Black - Friday, October 7, 2011 - 9:27am

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...

Photo courtesy Norcross High School Game of the Week: No. 7 North Gwinnett visits No. 10 Norcross

Fletcher Proctor - Friday, October 7, 2011 - 9:22am

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...

A Day in the Life

Jackie Brittain - Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 1:49pm

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...

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

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 12:44pm

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...

Week 6: Another Blockbuster Game

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 8:06am

WEEK SIX Another great game on the world wide web this week. At 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,...

Atlanta Falcons Harry Douglas and Eric Weems

Falcons Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Gil Tyree - Monday, October 3, 2011 - 12:25pm

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....

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Terriers Upset No. 3 Appalachian State

Fletcher Proctor - Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 2:53pm

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...

Impact Test

Concussion Awareness at Road Atlanta

Victoria Bostic - Friday, September 30, 2011 - 12:06pm

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...


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