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The Gold Standard In High School Hoops

When you talk about the Miller Grove Basketball program the question I always have is: What do you do for an encore? Coach Sharman White’s Wolverines are the gold standard in the realm of Georgia high school hoops. Miller Grove High School has won an incredible six straight state titles. Six.....straight. That is a commitment to excellence that has to be admired.

More Than The Boxscore

For my final column capping off the 2014 football season, I wanted to introduce you to a couple of people.
There are champions...and there were seven named in the Georgia Dome: Mount Paran Christian, Hawkinsville, Benedictine, Calhoun, Buford, Northside, and Colquitt County. First, I want to congratulate them and all their fans about having titles taken to your homes, hometowns, and fan bases.

The Final Stop For Single A

The prep football championship train has pulled into the Georgia Dome and now it’s time to get down to the serious business of crowning seven football teams as the top high school football teams in the state of Georgia for 2014. Five weeks ago over two-hundred teams began this difficult journey, and now there are fourteen which remain.

The Breakdown: A Tigers, Packers Finale

A new program knocking on the state championship door for the first time plays one a century old and who’s been on the doorstep for the last six years as the Archer Tigers play the Colquitt County Packers for the AAAAAA State Championship Saturday night at Georgia Dome.

In just its fifth full season of football, Archer has advanced to the state finals for the first time in program history. It has been a meteoric rise for Coach Andy Dyer’s Tigers from 13-18 Archer’s first three full seasons to 22-4 the last two.

The Biggest Weekend Of The Year

This Friday and Saturday is Christmas coming early for high school football fans. Starting Friday at 1pm, 14 teams will collide in seven classifications to decide this year’s GHSA state football champions. GPB will be ready.

Jon's Georgia: State Finals Edition

So, now we’re here…
Fourteen survivors from the first field of 405 have made it to the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Championships on Friday and Saturday.
There are some interesting story lines; the opportunities for some firsts along the way if one team wins one of the seven games at the end of the year… some teams can reclaim their place as a champ that haven’t had the chance in a while…

The Breakdown: 5A State Title Match

The Mays Raiders will seek to become the first Atlanta City Public School to win a GHSA state championship since 1973 and the Northside-Warner Robins Eagles will be gunning for their third-ever state title when the two schools meet in the AAAAA state championship game Friday night at Georgia Dome.

2014 GHSA Football State Championship Schedule

It's that time of year again! The 2014 GHSA football state championships...."The most wonderful time of the year" for the avid high school football fan.

Fourteen teams, seven shiny trophies, and you'll find it all in one place -- on GPB! Stay tuned with us for a weekend FULL of football as the '14 season comes to a close with a bang.

State Championship Schedule:


1:00 pm: A-Public: Hawkinsville Red Devils vs. Irwin County Indians

4:30 pm: AAA: Washington County Golden Hawks vs. Calhoun Yellow Jackets

Pigskin Roundup: 28 Remain

The road to the Georgia Dome has gotten a little less bumpy for four teams in each of the state’s seven football championship classifications. There are now twenty-eight teams fighting for seven trophies and a visit to the state prep football finals next weekend in Atlanta. There were some surprises again in last week’s games, but the remaining teams in the hunt for a title have done what they needed to do: they have played their way into this week’s semifinal round.

Final Stop Before State!

This is it. Week 15 of Football Fridays in Georgia and the Semi Final round of the GHSA Playoffs. Next stop, the Georgia Dome where 14 talented teams will compete for the right to be called “State Champion.”