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Football Fridays Return!

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 5:47pm

Football Fridays in Georgia are back on GPB! This Friday, we'll kick off our fourth season loaded with some of the best high school football games in the great state. Up first, it’s the Tigers of Archer High School...

The Valdosta Wildcats draw thousands of fans weekly to watch and support as they defend their turf.

A Football Hungry Town: Coach Rance Gillespie on Valdosta's Love For The Game

Jon Nelson - Monday, August 12, 2013 - 1:08pm

The Valdosta Wildcats are known for playing amongst some of the most dedicated high school football fans in Georgia. Even considering the years of experience Head Coach Rance Gillespie has within the game of football,...

Trojans Head Coach Maurice Freeman sports his game face when necessary but he isn't afraid to squeeze a laugh out of you.

Born and Raised on Brooks County Football

Jon Nelson - Friday, August 9, 2013 - 7:47am

The Brooks County Trojan family has endured a lot this summer, as three of their athletes were lost in a tragic car accident. But I can't think of a head football coach better suited to lead the rest of the Trojan...

Coach Jim Dickerson says his team can't wait for those Friday night lights.

A Point of Pride: Jim Dickerson Talks Clinch County Football

Jon Nelson - Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 10:07am

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...

GPB Sports' Jon Nelson takes a Southern Swing, previewing some of the biggest football programs in Georgia.

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

Jon Nelson - Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:35am

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...

GPB Sports' Jon Nelson takes a Southern Swing, previewing some of the biggest football programs in Georgia.

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

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 1:18pm

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...

GPB Sports' Jon Nelson takes a Southern Swing, previewing some of the biggest football programs in Georgia.

The Southern Powerhouse Preview Begins

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 11:11am

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...

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Recent Screven Grads Involved In Truck Crash

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 1:46pm

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 vibes...

Brooks County Update: Speed May Have Been A Factor (UPDATE On De'Vron Whitfield)

Jon Nelson - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 7:24am

And that seems to be the saddest development in all of this so far, if found out to be true... Here's the early returns from last night led by WCTV's Julie Montanaro and Andy Alcock var p = new anv_pl_def();p....

Brooks County Update: Speed May Have Been A Factor

Jon Nelson - Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 7:06am

And that seems to be the saddest development in all of this so far, if found out to be true... Here's the early returns from last night led by WCTV's Julie Montanaro and Andy Alcock var p = new anv_pl_def();p....

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