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Jon Nelson

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Statement Friday

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...

October 22, 2013

A Battle for First Place in Region 4 6A

This week on Football Fridays in Georgia, GPB Sports will broadcast the undefeated and second-ranked McEachern Indians as they travel to Kennesaw, Georgia to take on the 5-1 Warriors of North Cobb...

October 16, 2013

Every Streak Has An End

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...

October 14, 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 = Economic Development [AUDIO]

Football season in Georgia is big, real big. College football is no longer just Georgia, Georgia Tech and Georgia Southern. Schools like Georgia State, Kennesaw State, Mercer, and Reinhardt all have...

September 8, 2013

Shockers And Surprises Highlight First Full Week Of High School Football Season

For some it was Game One, for others it was Game Two… But there were plenty of surprises that went down around the state… You can start with Pebblebrook knocking off Southwest DeKalb, Macon County...

September 2, 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

Football Season Begins With A Bang

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...

August 19, 2013

Big Stage Awaits Corky Kell Classic Teams

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...

August 14, 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