On this episode of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon and Hannah are joined by the Football Fridays in Georgia All-Stars to preview the 2023 GHSA Playoffs. According to Jon Nelson, this year's playoffs are "mathematical chaos." Listen to find out why.
On this episode of Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon and Hannah are joined by Dr. Robin Hines, Executive Director of the GHSA. Dr. Hines answers all the questions about the new NIL (name, image, likeness) rules, reclassifications, replay, and more. Nothing is off the table in this exclusive interview.
It was a meaningful first week for a lot of coaches around the Georgia, but none more than Camden County's Jeff Herron, who won his 300th career game.
The defending state champions cast a heavy shadow on the GPB Sports preseason football rankings.
As we get ready for another high school football season, Jon Nelson does the math and the legwork to give you the lowdown on some of the changes at the top in the 2023 edition of the Coaching Carousel.
GPB’s Hannah Goodin and Jon Nelson caught up with three head coaches from three different programs, coming off of three very different seasons, to see how each coach goes about laying the groundwork for a state title during the off-season. Preparations vary drastically from town to town, so let's find out how Langston Hughes head coach Boone Williams, Peach County new head coach Marquis Westbrook and Colquitt County head coach Sean Calhoun prepare for the fall.
The Atlanta Falcons are being praised for hosting one of the most successful High School Girls Flag Football Showcases in the country. The third-annual event, presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and was held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in May. Current and formerFalcons players, and nearly 20 Georgia high school girls flag football coaches were in attendance.
The high school football coaching carousel continues to spin in Georgia. There have been almost 100 coaching changes so far and a handful of vacancies still waiting to be filled. Each year the coaching turnover is roughly 20-percent, but this year could be higher than average due to some big job openings.
Girls flag football is taking South Georgia by storm this fall. It all started with a pilot program for 19 schools in 2019, and now there will be more than 250 girls flag football programs in action this season across the entire state. The Atlanta Falcons have been at the forefront of growing the sport and have awarded 44 schools with grants for the upcoming season.
GPB Sports is televising and streaming all the action from the 2022-2023 GHSA Basketball Championships March 8-11th from the Macon Centreplex in Macon, GA. It will be aired live on the GPB Knowledge Channel and streamed live on the GPB website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Basketball coverage is back at Georgia Public Broadcasting. After 6 seasons, GPB Sports will once again air the boys, girls, and adapted sports GHSA Championship games across all classifications. The coverage also includes 3-point contests and a boys slam dunk competition. All games will take place March 8-11 at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, GA.
This weekend, a whirlwind of 128 performances will play out on the big blue mat at the Macon Centreplex, now hosting its third consecutive cheerleading matchup. And for a variety of reasons, stakes feel higher this November.
The GPB Sports Flag Football broadcast moves to Cherokee County for a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon.
GPB Sports this week begins its weekly coverage of Georgia High School flag football with a spotlight on the Clash of Champions tripleheader.
GPB Sports is looking for Georgia high school football players who are having a great season and career but who may need a little help getting noticed by recruiters.
When the GHSA came out with their latest round of who-goes-where, those of us here at GPB Sports decided to gather as much of a cross-section as possible in telling all the different versions of how schools were affected by the news of their new homes for the next two years thanks to reclassification.
In this edition of the Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Hannah and Jon tackle one of the most contentious and most talked about issues off the field this past year - the GHSA reclassification and realignment process. They get a firsthand account of how the reclassification committee’s decision unfolded from its chairman and hear from some of the coaches most directly affected.
Over half the GHSA's high schools now have a girls flag football team and more plan to sign up before the season begins in October. The newest GHSA sport is exploding with popularity. So, fans will be happy to know that GPB Sports' is adding live streaming of weekly regular season games, a season opening tournament in addition to its televised coverage of the state championships.
GPB Sports' Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin sit down for a wide-ranging conversation with Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Executive Director, Dr. Robin Hines, on this week's Football Fridays in Georgia podcast. They talked about COVID, realignment, and the Flag Football Championships. They also talk about some of the surprising games from week 2 of the football regular season.
Embattled Head Football Coach Rush Propst is out at Valdosta after a tumultuous year with the program. The Valdosta City Board of Education voted 5-3 Tuesday night not to renew Propst’s contract.