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Lakeside Boys Soccer: Ben Smith...Trying to win as a Player and a Coach

The novelist Thomas Wolfe once wrote that you can’t go home again. Well, one Georgia soccer coach is proving that you can. Ben Smith helped lead Lakeside-Dekalb High School to a state soccer...

March 23, 2016

Quarterfinal Time

First of all I want to wish all of you a terrific Thanksgiving on Thursday.  And then as a holiday present to yourself, you can sit back and enjoy this week’s GHSA quarterfinal matchup of...

November 25, 2015

The Elite Eight

There is a phrase among coaches and media persons that says it all, “If you are playing a football game on Thanksgiving week…you’ve had a good season.” If that statement is...

November 23, 2015

Jackie’s Notebook: Camden County @ Roswell

I, for one, am extremely excited about this matchup! There is SO much talent on both teams that it’s like watching a Division 1 college game- except on a Friday.So if a Hornet and a Wildcat...

November 20, 2015

State Championship Contenders Please Stand Up!

Three months ago after we televised Roswell’s 35-8 season-opening win over Lowndes on GPB I wrote in this blog that the Hornets were state championship contenders.  Well here we are three...

November 19, 2015

Round Two

We now head into round 2 of the GHSA High School Football Playoffs.  Last week  160 teams in 5 classifications kicked things off. (Single A, Public and Private sat out last week).So this...

November 18, 2015

W2W4: What To Watch For- Playoffs Round 2

In 6A, Region 1 travels north and regions 7 and 8 are one week closer to another knockout round to figure out the best teams in one county. Here’s the preview of the Round of 16…in 5A,...

November 17, 2015

When I Was A Boy

I start this week with the video above for two reasons…One, the new album is out for Jeff Lynne’s ELO- and that’s the first single…Two, he’s planning a tour for the...

November 17, 2015

The Sweet Sixteen With Surprises

The GHSA Prep football playoffs have reached the round of sixteen teams in each classification, but not without a few first round surprises thrown in for good measure.In Class AA, Early County topped...

November 16, 2015

Jackie’s Notebook: PLAYOFFS EDITION

Playing with a purpose.That’s the theme from here on out.If you win, you stay in.If you lose… well… bye.Clearly every week, every team is playing with a purpose.But once you cross...

November 13, 2015