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The Summer Season: Striving For Another Shot At The Throne

Written By: GPB Sports Intern Jannah Bolds “If the quarterback’s reading, and he comes around the corner, BOOM…right there! Alright? Let’s go, run it again,” said Sandy Creek High School Head Coach Chip Walker as he...

July 14, 2014

Nichols Moves Up The Ladder For Raiders

Written By: GPB Sports Intern Katie Wilson Jacob Nichols has taken over Jason Duke’s head coaching position at Alpharetta High School. He represents one of nearly 70 football head coaching changes this year in the state...

July 11, 2014
New Carrollton Head Coach Ed Dudley directs the action at a summer practice.

Turnover At The Top

In less than two months, stadiums will fill, jumbotrons will fire up and communities will rally together around the South's staple sport as the 2014 high school football season kicks off across the state. As teams...

July 10, 2014
A candlelit ceremony quieted thousands present for the memorial of Philip Lutzenkirchen, who passed away on June 29, 2014.

Gave It All He Had: A Tribute To Philip Lutzenkirchen

June 29th, 2014. According to calendars, this day, Sunday, June 29th, would begin a week of quiet and stillness at Lassiter High School. Conversation and coaching would cease, the halls would quiet, the locker rooms...

July 8, 2014
GPB Sports interviews Cooper as North Gwinnett takes on Camden County at the Georgia Dome on August, 2013.

An Attitude To Remember

This past weekend was a somber one for the North Gwinnett Bulldogs, as a special member of their community and proud supporter of the football team passed away. Cooper O'Brien, who fought a long battle with a cancer...

July 7, 2014

Running On Wheels

Written By: GPB Sports Intern Savannah Pratt Running 6.2 miles in the AJC Peachtree Road Race seems hard enough. So can you imagine doing it in a wheelchair? Over thirty years ago, Shepherd Spinal Center partnered with...

July 7, 2014

GHSA Executive Director Ralph Swearngin Says Goodbye

It’s Tuesday, July 1st: the start of a new day, a new month and for the GHSA, a new leader at the helm. After twenty-four total years serving on the Georgia High School Association staff, twenty-one as executive...

July 1, 2014

Colquitt County Freshman Football: Changes On The Horizon

Written By: GPB Sports Intern Katie Wilson From a young age, aspiring football players dream of playing for their varsity football team. The glory of Friday night games, the excitement of huge crowds, and the allure of...

June 30, 2014

Soccer In America: A Trend Or Here To Stay?

Written By: GPB Sports Intern Savannah Pratt When Brewhouse Café owner Denise Gernard was asked about soccer’s popularity in the U.S. related to that of football, she responded by saying, "The NFL will just take a...

June 29, 2014
Former Norcross DE Lorenzo Carter announces his decision to sign with UGA on National Signing Day '14

The Earlier, The Better?

Written By: GPB Sports Intern Katie Wilson While most high school students are lounging around, enjoying their carefree summers, some students are making some of the most stressful and crucial decisions of their lives...

June 23, 2014

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