Skip to main content
GPB Sports Blog

GPB Sports Blog

Recent Posts

The Journey

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...

September 30, 2013

Neighborhood Rivalry Set To Light Up The Screen On GPB!

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...

September 26, 2013

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

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...

September 25, 2013
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

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...

September 23, 2013

Old School Still The Best School

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...

September 22, 2013
Ty practices with the linebackers Wednesday before his team meets their rival McEachern Indians at Northcutt Stadium

Gameday Notebook: 1-on-1 With LB Ty Tomlin

Watch Marietta linebacker Ty Tomlin play football, and you'll know exactly why he's nicknamed, "The Phenom." Get to know more about that "Phenom" in my one-on-one with the Marietta senior as he prepares for Friday's...

September 20, 2013

Gameday Notebook: 1-on-1 With QB Ty Clemons

A lot is said through the leadership and playing abilities of McEachern quarterback Ty Clemons. But there's a lot more behind the face mask. My Thursday night coversation with the senior quarterback, provided below,...

September 20, 2013

Historic Northcutt Stadium To Host GPB's Featured Game Of The Week: Marietta vs. McEachern

GPB's Football Fridays in Georgia heads to Marietta High School and Northcutt Stadium this week as the Blue Devils take on the second ranked and 3-0 Indians of McEachern. There will be a lot of talent on the field in...

September 18, 2013
A talented defense and improving offense earned Liberty County a 40-20 Week 3 win over Johnson. Photo courtesy of Liberty Co. HS

Georgia's Southeastern, Coastal Teams Await Intriguing Matchups in Week 5

There are some intriguing high school football matchups this week in Southeast Georgia and along the coast. Burke County, who suffered a 32-14 loss to a tough Coffee team out of Region 1-AAAAAA, must rebound in a hurry...

September 17, 2013
The North Gwinnett Bulldogs hit the field running as they played their way to a 36-17 victory over region rival Norcross.

Week 4 By The Numbers

There were a lot of surprises in a different way this week past in high school football… And a lot of it had to do with numbers… 339: The number of total points Region 1-6A teams scored in their 6-1 Friday night 91: The...

September 16, 2013

Pages