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The Collins Hill Eagles, fresh off their win against Peachtree Ridge, meet Norcross in Week 7 on GPB. Photo by: Brandon Nguyen

Excitement Builds As We Map Out High School Football's "Third Season"

Jon Nelson - Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:05pm

If you watch our “Football Fridays in Georgia” coverage- and however you watch, whether it’s on GPB itself, on gpb.org, or through our app for your iPhone- I start referring to this time of year as our sports version of...

The Collins Hill Eagles, fresh off their win against Peachtree Ridge, meet Norcross in Week 7 on GPB. Photo by: Brandon Nguyen

Excitement Builds As We Map Out High School Football's "Third Season"

Jon Nelson - Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:05pm

If you watch our “Football Fridays in Georgia” coverage- and however you watch, whether it’s on GPB itself, on gpb.org, or through our app for your iPhone- I start referring to this time of year as our sports version of...

The 4-0 Buford Wolves are the squad to beat in 3A, especially considering an impressive Week 2 win over Gainesville.

At That Halfway Mark

Mark Harmon - Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 7:58am

We are right at the halfway mark of the high school football season and it's time for my thoughts on the first half of the year. First up, there are some very very good football teams in Class 6A. Top-ranked North...

The success of the 5-0 Milton Eagles, ranked mid-season No. 10, is the biggest surprise in Class 6A to this point in 2013.

Heads Shake In Disbelief At Midseason Standings

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 11:05am

The half-way point in the regular season has just passed and when one looks at some of the games over the past five weeks, there is little to do other than to shake your head in disbelief. The 2013 pre-season polls...

Record Setters And Region Play Rule The Middle Of The Schedule

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 30, 2013 - 12:37pm

A lot of people these days think that offenses and the numbers they put up can be downright staggering… If you look at what Peyton Manning is doing in the NFL (16 TD’s, no INT), and what a team like Oregon is doing in...

The Journey

Trey McDaniel - Monday, September 30, 2013 - 8:34am

This weekend in Georgia, I was reminded of why I love the game of football. At the root of my passion for the sport is, of course, competition. I am an extremely competitive person and, like everyone, I enjoy winning...

Neighborhood Rivalry Set To Light Up The Screen On GPB!

Mark Harmon - Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:07am

This week on Football Fridays in Georgia on GPB, we travel to Hallford Stadium for a great rivalry game. Stephenson rolls into this game ranked number 2 in class 5A. The Jaguars are undefeated with a 4-0 record. The...

Wayne County Yellow Jackets Prove Success Is Much More Than An Overnight Affair

Tommy Palmer - Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 9:02am

Over the past few years, I have had the opportunity to address the Wayne County High School touchdown club in Jesup, Georgia each football season. This group is one of the most amazing booster clubs I have ever had the...

Valdosta HC Rance Gillespie's 100th career win was earned through Friday's 41-14 win over Newton. Photo courtesy of Mike Chapman

Ranked Teams Fight To Stay On Winning Side Of The Ledger

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 1:18pm

It was the week of the close call this time around… Everywhere you look, teams that were ranked were escaping as best they could to stay on the winning side of the ledger… Lovejoy scored on a TD pass with 33 seconds...

Old School Still The Best School

Trey McDaniel - Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 9:14pm

You hear it said nowadays, “That’s old school”, or “He’s new school”. It’s hard to tell sometimes what is meant by such comments. For me, being a 36-year-old, I find myself with one foot in both schools but in reality...

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