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#1 Cartersville Back on GPB Friday Night

The last time GPB paid a visit to Cartersville for another “Football Friday in Georgia,” the Purple Hurricanes lost to eventual state champion Buford 27-3 in the GHSA AAAA State Semi-Finals. That was December 5, 2014...

September 29, 2016

Purple Reign!!!

GPB Sports is heading to Cartersville, Georgia this week, as the top ranked, undefeated, and defending champion Purple Hurricanes take on region rival, Central Carroll. Cartersville is led by their all world...

September 28, 2016

Second Things Second

So, it looks like things “might be” sorting themselves out a little bit- that is, if you’re in region play… If you’re not in region play, then things are still up in the air for you- just ask our friends in some of...

September 27, 2016

“First Things First”

We’ve reached the midway point in the regular season for many teams and now it’s on to the task of trying to capture Region championships for most teams across the state. Before we jump into the serious business of the...

September 26, 2016

One on one with Ryan Huff, Cedar Shoals

The Classic City rivalry between Cedar Shoals High School and Clarke Central High School has always been the talk of the town. For this one week out of the entire year, friends and family members on both teams put their...

September 23, 2016

50th Edition of Classic City Championship Friday on GPB

Friday night will mark the 50th all-time meeting between the Clarke Central Gladiators and the Cedar Shoals Jaguars. It will also be the first time this battle of Athens’ eastside vs westside has been televised on GPB...

September 22, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: Week 6 (Or is it week 7?)

It's another round of Jon and Jackie talking high school football... First is a recap of the Norcross-Archer game from last week, where we hear from NHS head coach Keith Maloof and QB Baron Radcliff for another...

September 22, 2016

The 50th Classic City Classic

The GPB Sports team and Football Fridays in Georgia rolls into Athens, Georgia, this week for a huge rivalry game between the Clarke Central Gladiators and the Jaguars of Cedar Shoals. Clarke Central comes into this...

September 21, 2016

Who’s The Best Football Team in the State?

This past Friday night on my Statewide Scoreboard Show, I made the comment that I thought the Valdosta Wildcats might just be the best football team in the state this 2016 season. I made the comment in an on-air...

September 20, 2016

Now is Not The Time To Panic…

For about 20 seconds or so… indulge me as I talk about my alma mater… WE’RE 3-1 FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A DECADE!!! Under a new head coach, Norcross’ Cam Jones, Lakeside-DeKalb is off to a 3-1 start this season with...

September 20, 2016

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