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Tucker enters the GHSA playoffs with an undefeated record on the 2013 season.

The Field Is Set

The second season is here! The GHSA football playoffs begin in earnest this weekend and due to some slips, stumbles and falls by some of the highly-rated prep teams in each classification, Class AA through Class AAAAAA...

November 12, 2013
Veterans High clinched their very first region title with a win over Mary Persons on November 8th.

How The Tickets Were Punched

We started with 405 teams playing football just the other day… (It was the other day, wasn’t it?…) Now, we’re down to the 192 in the six classes that have survived the first two tests of their season and they now head...

November 11, 2013
Flowery Branch Sr. Keaton Coker has not missed a game nor a practice since doctors discovered he had brain cancer in July 2012.

Battle-Tested

High schoolers experience challenges of all kinds. But Flowery Branch students may feel that some of the challenges they thought to be big are actually somewhat small when compared to the trials faced by senior Keaton...

November 11, 2013
A hot August night at the home of the Grayson Rams officially kicked off a Football Fridays in Georgia season that has flown by.

Goodbye, Regular Season

I can't believe it. This Friday's game, on Football Fridays In Georgia, is the last of the regular season. Where has the time gone? It seems like just the other day, GPB was televising five games on one August Saturday...

November 6, 2013
Gainesville's chances for a repeat state finals appearance are high, as the Red Elephants have cruised to an 8-1 season thus far

Playing Like There's No Tomorrow

This week signals the end of the regular season football schedule for many prep teams across the state. However, just ahead, it’s the toughest part of the high school football season. The exhilarating, yet sometimes...

November 6, 2013
One-loss Gainesville plays 7-2 Flowery Branch in a game that decides it all this Friday on GPB's Football Fridays in Georgia.

The Trimming Of The Herd

So, there’s only one week remaining… We'll know who’s who and we’ll have the trimming of the herd, for the first time, before we get to the third season: the playoffs… Three teams had already clinched their ticket to...

November 4, 2013
The Milton Eagles may find themselves in a 4-way tie for 1st place in Region 5 with a win over Woodstock this Friday.

Region Titles On The Line In Final Week

Hard to believe that we’re approaching the final week of the regular season in Georgia high school football. It’s been an incredible eleven weeks of action thus far but it will take a twelfth week to decide several big...

November 3, 2013
Harkness returned to his first full practice on Wednesday, October 29th.

Patience Pays Off

We often hear that patience is a virtue. But in a world constantly searching for quick results and immediate satisfaction, how often do we actually take this virtuous statement to heart? Patience is often learned as the...

November 1, 2013

Clicking On All Cylinders

Georgia Public Broadcasting has another outstanding region rivalry coming your way this Friday on GPB's Football Friday's in Georgia. It will be top-ranked and undefeated Tucker (8-0,7-0) taking on Region 6-AAAAA rival...

October 30, 2013
The Valdosta Wildcats fell 17-10 to the Colquitt County Packers in Week 8.

Make It Or Break It

This is a week many prep football fans across the state have been pointing to. For many teams, it’s make it or break it week. With the playoffs just around the corner in each classification, there are teams in must-win...

October 30, 2013

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