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GPB welcomes visit from ESPN

Jackie Brittain - Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 1:28pm

Icons, legends and heroes surround us everyday in some way or another. Today at Georgia Public Broadcasting, he popped up: Gil Tyree. This man has been covering athletes for years, including Herschel Walker and Michael...

Week 4: A Battle of Former Champs

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:38am

Week 4: Battle of Former State Champs This week our web game is Colquitt County at Warner Robins. Colquitt County last won the state title in 1994. Warner Robins won it in 2004, under then first year coach Brian Way....

Sleeve of a t-shirt given to me by the NY Firefighters. I wear it every year on the anniversary of 9/11.

Remembering 9/11

Gil Tyree - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:36am

This past week I was reminded by the outstanding Peachtree Ridge High School Marching Band's playing of the National Anthem the role High School sports played in our nation's healing after the horrific tragedy of 9/11....

The Five Things I Know...Week Three

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:00pm

Because of some of the other duties I have when I’m not watching high school football during the week, I found myself flying to and from Orlando this weekend- which meant flying back to Atlanta Sunday… September 11th…...

Blessed Trinity @ Grady - Highlights Slideshow

Victoria Bostic - Friday, September 9, 2011 - 10:15am

I love the Aesthetic Beauty of Football! Check out these amazing photos from the Blessed Trinity vs. Grady matchup and let us know what you think. brightcove.createExperiences();

Sports Matter in High School-- Here's Why

Jackie Brittain - Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 1:08pm

Hey Sports fans! Welcome to my blog! I encourage everyone to chime in and give me your input on anything that I choose to discuss here. I’m giving my opinion, so why not give me yours? This week’s blog is going to...

Boise State fans celebrating one hour after their Broncos beat Georgia 35-21.  (Photo: Gil Tyree)

Not a Good Way to Start the 2011 Season, But There's Still Time

Gil Tyree - Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 10:28am

The majority of the 73,614 people in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday were dressed in red and black, and many of them went home disappointed as their Georgia Bulldogs were soundly beaten by the 5th ranked Boise...

Little Star Shines BIG and Bright in John's Creek.

Gil Tyree - Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 9:50am

When you look at Lambert's 24-7 win over defending GHSA Quad-A Champion Chattahoochee, what stood out were the performances of QB David Broadus and Slotback/receiver Brock Maxwell (who, incidentally, is also the son of...

Week 3: Keep Your Eye on the QB

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 8:07am

This weeks Web game is a good one as the Kell Longhorns travel to Woodstock to take on the Wolverines. Kell is 1-1 on the season, a tough loss to Grayson in the Corky Kell Classic and then a 26-15 win over Etowah last...

Five Things I Know: Labor Day Edition

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 5, 2011 - 10:26am

For some reason, computers don't behave on Labor Day, either... This is the third time I've tried to file this column... let's see if it takes... The best part of this holiday is the football- much like Thanksgiving......


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