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A Man of Few Words: Camden County Star CB Kalvaraz Bessent Talks Wildcat Football

Jon Nelson - Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:35am

The second stop of my "Southern Swing" tour was Camden County! I scoped out big time cornerback Kalvaraz Bessent on the field after practice to get an athlete's take on the meaning of Wildcat football to the town of...

Hinesville Loves Friday Nights: Southern Swing First Stop, Liberty County

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 1:18pm

The first stop on my fourth annual "Southern Swing" tour was Liberty County, where I caught up with the Panthers' Head Football Coach, Kirk Warner. Coach told me why Friday nights under the lights are so important to...

The Southern Powerhouse Preview Begins

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 11:11am

Here's how the Southern Swing tour begins as we load up the van and depart GPB for a three day look at South Georgia football. Watch the video below! Next stop...Liberty County, home of the Panthers! Here's the...

Jon Nelson's "Southern Swing" previews Georgia's southern football powerhouses as athletes and fans alike gear up for the season

Buckle Those Chinstraps Fans...Time To Get Familiar With The Forces From The South!

Jon Nelson - Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:12am

Okay, you’ve all been warned… It’s that time of year where football takes over (well, more than normal, anyway…) and those of us at GPB Sports hit the road to make sure we get to see you and all of the teams and stories...

Walton's Tyren Jones goes for the goal in the 2012 Corky Kell Classic.  Jones returns to the Kell with the Raiders this year.

GPB Will Televise All Five Corky Kell Classic Games

Mark Harmon - Monday, July 29, 2013 - 7:51am

The 22nd annual Corky Kell Classic will be another great high school pigskin palooza featuring five exciting games and ten top teams in the state of Georgia, and GPB is the only place to catch all the action! It's all...

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A Tragic End, a Hopeful Recovery, and a Bright Start: Some Thoughts For The End Of The Week... Again...

Jon Nelson - Friday, July 26, 2013 - 1:23pm

It's Friday... .which, this summer anyway, means two things... Big city get-me-home traffic starts at 1:30 in the afternoon and it's gonna rain shortly thereafter... Here's some things on my mind before I hit both......

Chattahoochee High School football players take the baseline test on computers

Georgia High Schools Gear Up For 2013 Season With Concussion Baseline Testing

- Friday, July 26, 2013 - 9:18am

A fall weekend spent in the state of Georgia is likely to teach a visitor at least one thing: southern football is king around these parts and there is no question about it. From the pee-wee ranks on local fields to...

Recent Screven Grads Involved In Truck Crash

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 1:46pm

This has not been a good off-season for Georgia high school football... and I, honestly, don't like writing these stories... But, at the same time, I think you should know about these things so you can spread good...

Jon Nelson and Mark Harmon on GPB's Football Fridays in Georgia

A Big Year Looming for GPB Sports

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 11:38am

GPB Sports has a big year on tap. Things kick off with the 22nd Corky Kell Classic in the Georgia Dome on August 24th bringing together ten of the top high school football teams in the state of Georgia. Action kicks...

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A Double Whammy for a Savannah Coach: Some Thoughts For The End Of The Week

Jon Nelson - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 7:35am

Before I start talking to you on Mondays during football season, I thought I'd give you stuff to think about- not just stuff I think I know as we head for the weekend... First, the coaching carousel is still in full...

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