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The "Football Fridays in Georgia" Podcast: Thanksgiving Edition (Or Is It Columbus Day?)

It's the Thanksgiving version of the "Football Fridays in Georgia" podcast where Jackie is bound for Detroit and Jon enlists an expert to talk about the quarterfinals... This week, guests and...

November 24, 2016

The Breakdown: Region 2-AAAAA Title On The Line

A rematch of the 2011 GHSA AAAA state championship game will decide the 2014 Region 2-AAAAAA title this Friday night as the Tucker Tigers meet the Lovejoy Wildcats on GPB. Tucker defeated Lovejoy 22-...

October 27, 2014

Jon's Georgia: Week Nine

Okay, I’m talking to you. How many of you had Region 1-6A as it currently stands? Region 1-AAAAAA Team Reg. All Last week Colquitt County 3-0 8...

October 20, 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

Ready for Some High School Football? I am!

First, all I have to say is: FOOTBALL!!!!! I would have put many more exclamation points behind it, but I don’t know how you would have reacted for the sake of copy. It has been an interesting...

August 22, 2014

South Georgia Media Day Notebook: Chatting With Lowndes' Coach Cutt

Summer practice winds down and school bells ring again. And Georgia's high school football teams don't miss a beat, as they get down to business with little time to spare before the 2014 season comes...

August 1, 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

Thanksgiving Football On GPB!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!! It is a big week for national holidays and it’s a big week for Football Fridays in Georgia. This week, it’s the GHSA quarterfinals and GPB has a great matchup as the five-...

November 26, 2013

A Sports-Filled Weekend On GPB!

In this week's edition of Football Fridays in Georgia, GPB Sports is at North Cobb High School where the Warriors will host the Packers of Colquitt County. Both of these teams come into this one with...

November 21, 2013

Let The Playoffs Begin!

The regular season was terrific, but now it’s on to the second season: it’s on to the playoffs. One-hundred and ninety-two teams in six classifications have earned the right to play for seven state...

November 13, 2013

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