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Pigskin Roundup: Halfway There

We’ve reached the halfway point in the 2014 Georgia prep football regular season and before we get into this week’s specifics, I need to do a little house cleaning from last week’s blog. I wrote a...

October 2, 2014

Playing Amid History

This week, GPB’s Football Fridays in Georgia team heads to historic Northcutt Stadium, where the 2-2 Marietta Blue Devils host the 2-2 Hawks of Hillgrove. The competition we'll see in this one should...

September 24, 2014

The Breakdown: When The Old Meets The New

Marietta High School’s historic Northcutt Stadium will be the setting for this week’s GPB Football Fridays in Georgia as the Blue Devils play host to the Hillgrove Hawks in the Region 4-6A opener for...

September 23, 2014

The Breakdown: No. 3 Versus No. 5 Showdown

Class 5A state championship contenders, the Stephenson Jaguars and the Creekside Seminoles, meet for the first time ever this Friday night in the week four edition of Football Fridays in Georgia on...

September 16, 2014

Jon's Georgia: Fourth Edition

Another week, more surprises...But to be honest, surprises shouldn’t be surprising. Throw in some firsts and Week 3 was a doozy. How many of you had Lassiter at 0-4 and Brookwood at 0-3…? How many...

September 16, 2014

Player Spotlight: Tucker's Duke Shelley

When the Tucker Tigers take the field tonight against MLK's Lions at Hallford Stadium, playmakers will be aplenty. And if history means anything, Tucker senior WR/DB Yaqeuis "Duke" Shelley is bound...

September 12, 2014

A Season-Opening Dilemma

Written By: GPB Sports Announcer Matt Stewart What is more beneficial? A tough season-opening loss to one of the best high school football programs in the state or an extra week to practice and...

August 28, 2014

Southern Powerhouse Preview: Day 2 Recap

My videographer, Gary Peacock, and I did the math when we came home last night: 885 miles on the odometer in the GPB van from beginning to end. It was a big, three-day trip touring the southern part...

August 19, 2014

One Last Time

One last time… Hard to say and hard to believe… A 17 week high school football season has come and gone and there’s a lot to remember… For us at Georgia Public Broadcasting, it was one of our best...

December 17, 2013

Forty-Eight Minutes Away

Now, we’re here… After 100 days of practice and beating each other up on the grass, finally taking advantage of it on Friday nights… we now have our survivors… Fourteen teams, down from 450, play for...

December 10, 2013

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