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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...

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

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 2, 2013 - 3:39pm

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 beating Dooly County...

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...

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...

The undefeated Buford Wolves are glowing in pride, as they currently top every ranking poll in the state in Class AAA.

Heading Down The Home Stretch

Tommy Palmer - Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 9:52am

Week seven of the prep football season is here and the action is getting to the point in the 2013 season where each game is crucial. Football teams are heading down the home stretch in anticipation of which one will be...

Gainesville has bounced back on track after suffering a 38-14 loss at home to Buford in front of a sold-out crowd on Sept. 6th.

Playoffs To Have Some Semblance Of Normal With Gainesville Back On Track

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 5:02pm

It seems like just a few days ago we were anticipating the start of the prep football season but in reality, that was several weeks ago. Now, in less than thirty days, the state GHSA football playoffs get underway. The...

Potential For New Title Holders In Single A, AA

Tommy Palmer - Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 10:33am

With most of the focus on the higher classifications of GHSA football class AAA through class AAAAAA, I thought it would be interesting and informative to share what is happening in the state’s smallest classifications...

Gainesville's chances for a repeat state finals appearance are high, as the Red Elephants have cruised to an 8-1 season thus far

Playing Like There's No Tomorrow

Tommy Palmer - Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 9:05am

This week signals the end of the regular season football schedule for many prep teams across the state. However, just ahead, it’s the toughest part of the high school football season. The exhilarating, yet sometimes...

Veterans High clinched their very first region title with a win over Mary Persons on November 8th.

How The Tickets Were Punched

Jon Nelson - Monday, November 11, 2013 - 11:02am

We started with 405 teams playing football just the other day… (It was the other day, wasn’t it?…) Now, we’re down to the 192 in the six classes that have survived the first two tests of their season and they now head...

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