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One-on-one with Packers QB Jay Saunders

The last time we caught up with Jay Saunders, it was the offseason. Well, the football offseason. But for Jay, he was in mid-season form as a member of the Colquitt County baseball team. Back on that summer day...

October 28, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: Week 10 (Or is it week 11?)

It's another round of the "Football Fridays in Georgia" podcast where Jackie thinks artists sing songs they don't and confuses them... It's also a look back at the "Battle of Five Forks-Trickum" and a look at Colquitt...

October 27, 2016

#6 Lowndes at #7 Colquitt County on GPB to Decide Region 1-AAAAAAA Championship

Coaches are full of clichés and one of their favorites is “it isn’t how you start, but how you finish.” That really could be the regular season stories for our two Region 1-AAAAAAA rivals meeting for the 41st time...

October 27, 2016

For All The Marbles

This week Football Fridays in Georgia, heads to south Georgia, to Moultrie, Georgia where the 7-1 Lowndes Vikings will take on the 5-4 and two time defending state champion Colquitt County Packers. Both teams are...

October 27, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: What Matthew Left Behind

In a 36-hour span after Hurricane Matthew left the eastern seaboard, GPB Sports went to the coast to see how recovery efforts were going. This is a small sampling of stories from the coast as they get back to a new...

October 27, 2016

And Serious Showdowns Behind Us

I admit that I took a bit of a right turn last week with this space, but I thought it was well worth it. But, at the same time, there is some good work going on down on the coast by some good people and I thought it...

October 25, 2016

Serious Showdowns Ahead

The Colquitt County Packers reeled off their fifth straight impressive win Friday night, 37-13 over Tift County, to set the stage for a Region 1-AAAAAAA title match with the Lowndes Vikings in Moultrie this Friday night...

October 24, 2016

HOW big is this rivalry?

Big. Apparently. I had a chance to meet both head coaches this week: Philip Jones of Brookwood and Eric Godfree of Parkview. The interesting thing about both of these coaches is that they both played at their...

October 21, 2016

The Battle of Five Forks Trickum on GPB

There was a time when “The Battle of Five Forks Trickum” was THE game of the year in the state of Georgia. That’s the nickname for the Brookwood vs. Parkview rivalry which will be played for the 35th time Friday night...

October 21, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: Week 9 (Or is it week 10?)

It's another week for Jon and Jackie to talk everything high school football (and some pro as well since Jon is better than Jackie in fantasy still) in the state of Georgia... looking back at the week that was and...

October 20, 2016

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