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Jon Nelson and Mark Harmon on GPB's Football Fridays in Georgia

A Big Year Looming for GPB Sports

Mark Harmon - Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 11:38am

GPB Sports has a big year on tap. Things kick off with the 22nd Corky Kell Classic in the Georgia Dome on August 24th bringing together ten of the top high school football teams in the state of Georgia. Action kicks...

Jon Nelson's "Southern Swing" previews Georgia's southern football powerhouses as athletes and fans alike gear up for the season

Buckle Those Chinstraps Fans...Time To Get Familiar With The Forces From The South!

Jon Nelson - Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:12am

Okay, you’ve all been warned… It’s that time of year where football takes over (well, more than normal, anyway…) and those of us at GPB Sports hit the road to make sure we get to see you and all of the teams and stories...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Tyren Jones sparks Walton past Brookwood in the 2012 Corky Kell Classic

Big Stage Awaits Corky Kell Classic Teams

Mark Harmon - Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 1:35pm

Believe it or not, the kickoff to the 2013 high school football season is next week! The main event will be the 22nd annual Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic. This year's classic features ten top teams in five big games....

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...

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