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The Colquitt County Packers proved Region 1-AAAAAA is alive well with a win over the Grayson Rams in the Corky Kell Classic.

Week One Shockers Spark Intriguing Start To The High School Football Season

Week one of the high school football season is in the books and needless to say, there were some shockers all across the state. First and foremost was the 55-0 loss by Norcross to Booker T. Washington High School out...

August 27, 2013
The Peachtree Ridge Lions carry the ball on the their way to a victory over the Walton Raiders.

Corky Kell Classic Teams Make Strong Statements With Kickoff Performances

The first weekend of the 2013 season created a lot of conversation for our “Football Fridays.” I know our readers in South Florida and North Florida are looking at the contests at Norcross High School with a lot of...

August 27, 2013
The North Gwinnett Bulldogs celebrate a touchdown in the 2012 Corky Kell Classic.

Let The Games Begin!

The 2013 high school football season will kick off this weekend all across the great state of Georgia. It might be my imagination, but this summer's weather has been so cool, it even feels like football season. GPB...

August 21, 2013

The State of Georgia is loaded with top Quarterbacks!

Last December at the Georgia Dome, I was fortunate to watch as Deshaun Watson of Gainesville High School put on a quarterback clinic in the Red Elephants win over Ware County in the GHSA football finals. It is a given...

August 20, 2013
The McEachern Indians spend quality time on the field in preparation for Saturday's contest against the Brookwood Broncos.

Football Season Begins With A Bang

Is it just me or is everyone else just as excited as I am that the regular season is here this week already…??? With the first official weekend of the season ending with the Corky Kell Classic this Saturday on GPB...

August 19, 2013

Camden County Wildcats Battle Through On And Off-The-Field Losses, Colquitt County Region Schedule Forces Philosophical Change

This is the last weekend for scrimmages (should schools choose to use them--since some schools actually don't use scrimmages to keep their team healthy all season long...) but we've already had some heavyweight battles...

August 16, 2013
Tyren Jones sparks Walton past Brookwood in the 2012 Corky Kell Classic

Big Stage Awaits Corky Kell Classic Teams

Believe it or not, the kickoff to the 2013 high school football season is next week! The main event will be the 22nd annual Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic. This year's classic features ten top teams in five big games....

August 14, 2013

A Football Hungry Town: Coach Rance Gillespie on Valdosta's Love For The Game

The Valdosta Wildcats are known for playing amongst some of the most dedicated high school football fans in Georgia. Even considering the years of experience Head Coach Rance Gillespie has within the game of football,...

August 12, 2013

Born and Raised on Brooks County Football

The Brooks County Trojan family has endured a lot this summer, as three of their athletes were lost in a tragic car accident. But I can't think of a head football coach better suited to lead the rest of the Trojan...

August 9, 2013

A Point of Pride: Jim Dickerson Talks Clinch County Football

No "Southern Swing" tour is complete without a Clinch County visit. Head Coach Jim Dickerson told me that football is nothing short of a staple for the people of Homerville. Watch the video below to hear from Jim...

August 8, 2013

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