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Colquitt County Thrives In November

Stephen Black - Monday, November 26, 2012 - 7:42am

Coach Rush Propst likes to tell his Colquitt County team how important November is. Apparently, his players have bought in to their highly successful coach. For four straight years, Propst’s Packers have overcome...

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Past Champions Clash In AAAA Quarterfinals

Stephen Black - Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 8:57am

The theme of this year’s quarterfinals could very easily be something along the lines of “games that should be in the Dome,” as there are several matchups between elite teams. The Burke County-Sandy Creek showdown is a...

Thomas Co. Central defeats Burke in the 1997 GHSA Championship

Do You Remember? Opening Night - Thomas Co. Central Defeats Burke Co. in the first GPB-televised GHSA Championship

Jon Nelson - Monday, June 10, 2013 - 11:47am

Since we're getting under 80 days to the start of the football season, I thought I'd do something a little different this time around... The first time GPB was privileged enough to have a state championship on our air...

The McEachern Indians spend quality time on the field in preparation for Saturday's contest against the Brookwood Broncos.

Football Season Begins With A Bang

Jon Nelson - Monday, August 19, 2013 - 1:03pm

Is it just me or is everyone else just as excited as I am that the regular season is here this week already…??? With the first official weekend of the season ending with the Corky Kell Classic this Saturday on GPB...

The Colquitt County Packers proved Region 1-AAAAAA is alive well with a win over the Grayson Rams in the Corky Kell Classic.

Week One Shockers Spark Intriguing Start To The High School Football Season

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 7:40pm

Week one of the high school football season is in the books and needless to say, there were some shockers all across the state. First and foremost was the 55-0 loss by Norcross to Booker T. Washington High School out...

North Gwinnett punter Brad Harvey sets things in motion versus Grayson

Will High Standards Set Early Prove Teams Contenders..Or Just Pretenders?

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 12:17pm

The Prep football season is in full swing and there are some familiar names in the Top Ten polls. There are many polls across the state and obviously, early in the season, it is hard to get a handle on which teams...

A talented defense and improving offense earned Liberty County a 40-20 Week 3 win over Johnson. Photo courtesy of Liberty Co. HS

Georgia's Southeastern, Coastal Teams Await Intriguing Matchups in Week 5

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:35pm

There are some intriguing high school football matchups this week in Southeast Georgia and along the coast. Burke County, who suffered a 32-14 loss to a tough Coffee team out of Region 1-AAAAAA, must rebound in a hurry...

Valdosta HC Rance Gillespie's 100th career win was earned through Friday's 41-14 win over Newton. Photo courtesy of Mike Chapman

Ranked Teams Fight To Stay On Winning Side Of The Ledger

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 1:18pm

It was the week of the close call this time around… Everywhere you look, teams that were ranked were escaping as best they could to stay on the winning side of the ledger… Lovejoy scored on a TD pass with 33 seconds...

The Collins Hill Eagles, fresh off their win against Peachtree Ridge, meet Norcross in Week 7 on GPB. Photo by: Brandon Nguyen

Excitement Builds As We Map Out High School Football's "Third Season"

Jon Nelson - Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:05pm

If you watch our “Football Fridays in Georgia” coverage- and however you watch, whether it’s on GPB itself, on gpb.org, or through our app for your iPhone- I start referring to this time of year as our sports version of...

The Collins Hill Eagles, fresh off their win against Peachtree Ridge, meet Norcross in Week 7 on GPB. Photo by: Brandon Nguyen

Excitement Builds As We Map Out High School Football's "Third Season"

Jon Nelson - Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:05pm

If you watch our “Football Fridays in Georgia” coverage- and however you watch, whether it’s on GPB itself, on gpb.org, or through our app for your iPhone- I start referring to this time of year as our sports version of...

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