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

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...

October 7, 2013

Ranked Teams Fight To Stay On Winning Side Of The Ledger

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...

September 23, 2013

Football Friday Fun Returns!

Football Fridays, here we go!!! After watching ten great teams in five very entertaining games at the Corky Kell Classic on Saturday, we shift gears and get ready for the debut of GPB's Football...

August 28, 2013

Corky Kell Classic Teams Make Strong Statements With Kickoff Performances

The first weekend of the 2013 season created a lot of conversation for our “Football Fridays.” I know our readers in South Florida and North Florida are looking at the contests at Norcross High...

August 27, 2013

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

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...

August 12, 2013

Born and Raised on Brooks County Football

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...

August 9, 2013

A Point of Pride: Jim Dickerson Talks Clinch County Football

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...

August 8, 2013

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

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...

August 7, 2013

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

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...

August 6, 2013

The Southern Powerhouse Preview Begins

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...

August 6, 2013

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