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6A Up For Grabs

Trey McDaniel - Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 9:28pm

If you took a look at the landscape in Georgia’s highest classification before the season, then perhaps you noticed what I noticed: the potential parody entering 2013. We’re now three weeks into the season and that...

North Springs' Fabian Lumpkin returns an interception to score with 1:30 left to seal a Spartan victory. Photo by: David King

Week 3 Non-Region Games Add Spice To The Football Life

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 9, 2013 - 1:05pm

Surprises… yeah, I’d say there were a few surprises… But that’s what makes these non-region games so much fun… If you’re a coach, you want to challenge your players and team leading into the region schedule just so you...

North Gwinnett QB Hayden Sphire hands off to RB CJ Leggett

Gameday Notebook: 1-on-1 With QB Hayden Sphire

Grace Olson - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 9:30am

It's that time again...time for some "Football Fridays in Georgia!" Tonight, the North Gwinnett Bulldogs meet the Norcross Blue Devils in a game that could ultimately determine the winner of Region 7 AAAAAA. At this...

Gameday Notebook: 1-on-1 With QB Ty Clemons

Grace Olson - Friday, September 20, 2013 - 10:41am

A lot is said through the leadership and playing abilities of McEachern quarterback Ty Clemons. But there's a lot more behind the face mask. My Thursday night coversation with the senior quarterback, provided below,...

Ty practices with the linebackers Wednesday before his team meets their rival McEachern Indians at Northcutt Stadium

Gameday Notebook: 1-on-1 With LB Ty Tomlin

Grace Olson - Friday, September 20, 2013 - 10:57am

Watch Marietta linebacker Ty Tomlin play football, and you'll know exactly why he's nicknamed, "The Phenom." Get to know more about that "Phenom" in my one-on-one with the Marietta senior as he prepares for Friday's...

Old School Still The Best School

Trey McDaniel - Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 9:14pm

You hear it said nowadays, “That’s old school”, or “He’s new school”. It’s hard to tell sometimes what is meant by such comments. For me, being a 36-year-old, I find myself with one foot in both schools but in reality...

Valdosta HC Rance Gillespie's 100th career win was earned through Friday's 41-14 win over Newton. Photo courtesy of Mike Chapman

Ranked Teams Fight To Stay On Winning Side Of The Ledger

Jon Nelson - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 1:18pm

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 with 33 seconds...

Neighborhood Rivalry Set To Light Up The Screen On GPB!

Mark Harmon - Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:07am

This week on Football Fridays in Georgia on GPB, we travel to Hallford Stadium for a great rivalry game. Stephenson rolls into this game ranked number 2 in class 5A. The Jaguars are undefeated with a 4-0 record. The...

The success of the 5-0 Milton Eagles, ranked mid-season No. 10, is the biggest surprise in Class 6A to this point in 2013.

Heads Shake In Disbelief At Midseason Standings

Tommy Palmer - Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 11:05am

The half-way point in the regular season has just passed and when one looks at some of the games over the past five weeks, there is little to do other than to shake your head in disbelief. The 2013 pre-season polls...

The 4-0 Buford Wolves are the squad to beat in 3A, especially considering an impressive Week 2 win over Gainesville.

At That Halfway Mark

Mark Harmon - Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 7:58am

We are right at the halfway mark of the high school football season and it's time for my thoughts on the first half of the year. First up, there are some very very good football teams in Class 6A. Top-ranked North...

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