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Pigskin Roundup: Two Weeks Into Silly Season

Last week’s opening round of the GHSA Football Championship playoffs were as expected…wild and exciting! There were nine, count them...nine games played where an upset was posted at week’s end. Number three-seeded teams beat two seeds, number four-seeded teams defeated one seeds, and that was just in Class AA through Class AAAAAA. One can only imagine what might take place this weekend when Class A Public and Class A Private teams swing into full scale action.

Football Fridays In Georgia: Playoffs Round 2

The first week of the GHSA football playoffs were incredible. Great games, great competition, and incredibly, nine higher seeded teams were knocked out....which of course is why you play the games.

The Breakdown: Lee County Meets Archer in Round Two of GHSA Playoffs

One of the hottest teams in the state meets one of the state’s biggest surprises when the Lee County Trojans travel north from South Georgia to play the Archer Tigers in the second round of the GHSA AAAAAA Playoffs Friday night on GPB. The winner advances to the state quarterfinals to play either Hillgrove or Roswell.

2014 GHSA Football State Playoff Brackets

It's officially the "second season" in 2014 Georgia high school football. That means heated matchups are 'aplenty and brackets are narrowing as the road to the dome rolls along. Throughout the GHSA State Playoffs, GPB Sports is committed to keeping you as up-to-date as possible on the high school football scores that spark your interest and the playoff matchups that result.

 

Check below for your bracket of choice and make GPB your personal playoff central throughout the remainder of the Georgia high school football season.

Pigskin Roundup: Away We Go!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…it is playoff time. The arduous task of qualifying as one of the top 32 football teams in each classification, class A through class AAAAAA is behind all of the remaining teams and now it’s on to the second season. The Class A power rankings are now complete and those teams have been separated into private and public divisions and will begin play on November 21. For all of the other classifications, Class AA through Class AAAAAA, it is crunch time; win or go home and wait until next year!

A Conversation with Larry Campbell

Larry Campbell is a legend in high school football. With 11 state championships, and 33 region titles it came as a surprise when he retired in late April. His retirement was unplanned, but after his many years of coaching he announced at a board meeting that he was going to retire. Campbell feels that it was the right timing since just three weeks after he retired his dad broke his hip and now his mom has become ill as well.

Football Fridays In Georgia: Second Season Begins

The season began back in the hot dog days of August. Now, as an arctic blast of cold weather hits Georgia, it's looking like another "November to remember" as the GHSA Football playoffs kick off this week.

GPB’s Football Fridays in Georgia will be in Hoschton, Georgia as the Mill Creek Hawks host the Grayson Rams in what should be a terrific first round matchup. Grayson comes into this one with a sparking 9-1 record, 7-1 in the region. Coach Mickey Conn’s crew lost only one game to Dacula, with a final of 27-17.

Jon's Georgia: Playoffs Round 1

So, here we are…“the thinning of the herd” as the voice of GPB, Bruce Burkhardt, tells us from this moment forward.
There were even mini-games that decided a 3-for-1 in one region and a 3-for-2 in another in North Georgia to decide the final 192 teams.
There are some great matchups and some absolutely brutal brackets (see the left-hand side of the quad-A bracket as proof. Not to mention, some interesting matchups down the line.

Let’s recap how we got here.

The Breakdown: Grayson And Mill Creek Kickoff March To The Georgia Dome

Despite being ranked second in the state, the Region 8-AAAAAA co-champion Grayson Rams will open the GHSA state playoffs on GPB and on the road against one of the hottest teams in the state, the Mill Creek Hawks. The March to the Georgia Dome will include five straight weeks of GHSA playoffs, concluding with seven state championship games December 12 and 13, all on GPB.

Pigskin Roundup: Title Time Begins

It’s finally here! After wins, losses and in a very few cases, some ties, the prep football regular season is at its end this weekend. For many teams across the state it is literally the end of their football season. But for almost two hundred other teams here in the state, it is actually the end of one season and the beginning of yet another – the second season.

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