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Gainesville QB Deshaun Watson looks to lead the charge for the Red Elephants in a semifinals match against the Tucker Tigers.

And Then There Were Four...

Then there were four! That is, four teams remaining in the chase for a state championship in each of the seven GHSA football divisions. This means that in reality, there are twenty-eight teams in pursuit of a state...

December 3, 2013
The North Gwinnett Bulldogs travel to McEachern to face the Indians for the GHSA semifinals.

Quarterfinals Survivors Await The Final Friday Outdoors

Okay… Tell you something… The kicker for Alabama that was tasked to win the game against Auburn, red-shirt freshman Adam Griffith, I have covered from his time at Calhoun High School. He is a great kid with a better...

December 2, 2013
The Tucker Tigers will face the Ware County Gators this Friday in a Class AAAAA quarterfinals showdown.

All Corners Of The State

There are less than three weeks remaining until championship Friday and Saturday in Atlanta and prep football fans all across the state of Georgia are counting down the days until the GHSA 2013 finals heat up in the...

November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving Football On GPB!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!! It is a big week for national holidays and it’s a big week for Football Fridays in Georgia. This week, it’s the GHSA quarterfinals and GPB has a great matchup as the five-time state champion...

November 26, 2013
Colquitt's "Road Warriors" took care of business in Round 2

Separation Week: When We Know The Sweet 16's...

“Separation Week…” Admittedly, this week past from the GHSA Playoffs doesn’t have a name… After this week, it’s quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals. But there’s no name for Round 2- until we talked to Colquitt...

November 25, 2013

A Sports-Filled Weekend On GPB!

In this week's edition of Football Fridays in Georgia, GPB Sports is at North Cobb High School where the Warriors will host the Packers of Colquitt County. Both of these teams come into this one with 9-2 records and...

November 21, 2013

Nothing Sweet About Those "Sweet Sixteen'

This weekend signals that it is now time for round two of the GHSA football playoffs. After last week’s opening round, the remaining teams chasing a title have been pared down to sixteen. For some strange reason, we...

November 19, 2013
The Lassiter Trojans fell to the Peachtree Ridge Lions in a rainy first round playoff meeting.

Top-Seeded Dominance

It was a week of dominance by the top seeds in the first round of the playoffs… Short of the Alexander win over Dalton, Cedar Grove’s win over Elbert County, and the Peachtree Ridge win over Lassiter (as seen on GPB),...

November 18, 2013
Lassiter quarterback Will Anderson throws to his receivers during Tuesday's practice

Quarterbacks Tell All

It's playoff time, folks! We've broken out the brackets and things are truly coming down to the wire as 160 teams compete tonight for a spot in the second round of the GHSA playoffs next Friday. Football fans all across...

November 15, 2013
The Lassiter Trojans will host the Peachtree Ridge Lions for the first round of the 2013 playoffs.

Let The Playoffs Begin!

The regular season was terrific, but now it’s on to the second season: it’s on to the playoffs. One-hundred and ninety-two teams in six classifications have earned the right to play for seven state championships. On...

November 13, 2013