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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
Fans help make Football Fridays in Georgia an electric and unforgettable experience.

Football Fridays in Georgia 2013 Football Schedule!

Football Fridays in Georgia are upon us yet again! From the Corky Kell Classic in August, to Football Fridays, all the way to the state finals in December, GPB is set to bring you some of the most intense match-ups in...

August 7, 2013

A Man of Few Words: Camden County Star CB Kalvaraz Bessent Talks Wildcat Football

The second stop of my "Southern Swing" tour was Camden County! I scoped out big time cornerback Kalvaraz Bessent on the field after practice to get an athlete's take on the meaning of Wildcat football to the town of...

August 7, 2013

Hinesville Loves Friday Nights: Southern Swing First Stop, Liberty County

The first stop on my fourth annual "Southern Swing" tour was Liberty County, where I caught up with the Panthers' Head Football Coach, Kirk Warner. Coach told me why Friday nights under the lights are so important to...

August 6, 2013

The Southern Powerhouse Preview Begins

Here's how the Southern Swing tour begins as we load up the van and depart GPB for a three day look at South Georgia football. Watch the video below! Next stop...Liberty County, home of the Panthers! Here's the...

August 6, 2013
Jon Nelson's "Southern Swing" previews Georgia's southern football powerhouses as athletes and fans alike gear up for the season

Buckle Those Chinstraps Fans...Time To Get Familiar With The Forces From The South!

Okay, you’ve all been warned… It’s that time of year where football takes over (well, more than normal, anyway…) and those of us at GPB Sports hit the road to make sure we get to see you and all of the teams and stories...

August 2, 2013
Walton's Tyren Jones goes for the goal in the 2012 Corky Kell Classic.  Jones returns to the Kell with the Raiders this year.

GPB Will Televise All Five Corky Kell Classic Games

The 22nd annual Corky Kell Classic will be another great high school pigskin palooza featuring five exciting games and ten top teams in the state of Georgia, and GPB is the only place to catch all the action! It's all...

July 29, 2013
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A Tragic End, a Hopeful Recovery, and a Bright Start: Some Thoughts For The End Of The Week... Again...

It's Friday... .which, this summer anyway, means two things... Big city get-me-home traffic starts at 1:30 in the afternoon and it's gonna rain shortly thereafter... Here's some things on my mind before I hit both......

July 26, 2013
Chattahoochee High School football players take the baseline test on computers

Georgia High Schools Gear Up For 2013 Season With Concussion Baseline Testing

A fall weekend spent in the state of Georgia is likely to teach a visitor at least one thing: southern football is king around these parts and there is no question about it. From the pee-wee ranks on local fields to...

July 26, 2013

Recent Screven Grads Involved In Truck Crash

This has not been a good off-season for Georgia high school football... and I, honestly, don't like writing these stories... But, at the same time, I think you should know about these things so you can spread good...

July 23, 2013