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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 Meadowcreek Mustangs earned their first victory since 2008 in front of a very large and supportive crowd last Friday night.

Every Streak Has An End

Jon Nelson - Monday, October 14, 2013 - 6:33pm

Streaks can come out at you in one of two ways and it’s how you handle yourself after streaks come to an end that reveals how you are as a team, a person, and a town… Meadowcreek High School is at the top of my list...

The Will To Play

Jon Nelson - Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 2:00pm

"Football Fridays In Georgia" sneak preview of a high school athlete we all can learn from. Football Fridays In Georgia airs live at 7pm on GPB with the All-Access Pass Pregame Show. Kickoff is shortly after 7:30 every...

North Cobb put on quite a show on Football Fridays in Georgia, taking over the game in the fourth quarter with two quick scores

Statement Friday

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 10:13am

First and foremost… WHAT A FRIDAY NIGHT LAST WEEK on “Football Fridays in Georgia…” (And, yes, the capital letters were intentional…) A great environment… and a great game where one of the toughest environments around...

A Lot On The Line In Region 5AAAAAA

Mark Harmon - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 10:45am

This week, GPB Sports will televise the Walton Raiders at Milton Eagles game. This will be an interesting matchup with a lot on the line in Region 5 AAAAAA. Coach Rocky Hidalgo's Walton Raiders come in with a 4-3 record...

The undefeated Tucker Tigers look to keep their winning streak alive as they face the M.L. King Lions on GPB this Friday night.

Lions Look To Play Spoiler Against The Undefeated Tigers

Jon Nelson - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:30am

We’re officially getting closer… There are only two games left in the regular season (for most-for others, it’s only one…) and some teams have already made their way into region titles and the third season. Others are...

One-loss Gainesville plays 7-2 Flowery Branch in a game that decides it all this Friday on GPB's Football Fridays in Georgia.

The Trimming Of The Herd

Jon Nelson - Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:32am

So, there’s only one week remaining… We'll know who’s who and we’ll have the trimming of the herd, for the first time, before we get to the third season: the playoffs… Three teams had already clinched their ticket to...

The Lassiter Trojans fell to the Peachtree Ridge Lions in a rainy first round playoff meeting.

Top-Seeded Dominance

Jon Nelson - Monday, November 18, 2013 - 7:34pm

It was a week of dominance by the top seeds in the first round of the playoffs… Short of the Alexander win over Dalton, Cedar Grove’s win over Elbert County, and the Peachtree Ridge win over Lassiter (as seen on GPB),...

Thanksgiving Football On GPB!

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 11:23am

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!! It is a big week for national holidays and it’s a big week for Football Fridays in Georgia. This week, it’s the GHSA quarterfinals and GPB has a great matchup as the five-time state champion...

Jon's Georgia: Week Ten

Jon Nelson - Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:27pm

Our friends over at the Georgia High School Football Daily had a trivia question the other day....There are two coaches who are currently undefeated in their careers; one is over at Lanier and the other is over at...

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