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.
High School football always has something going on and we’re keeping a collective eye on the teams, coaches and players as they get ready for the summer swelter and practices that will lead us into the 2023 season. But, before the camps and the workouts, there’s still some other kinds of work to be done.
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.
GPB Sports Reporter Hannah Goodin caught up with Southwest DeKalb girls basketball coach Kathleen Richey-Walton to talk about everything from the Panthers playoff run, her numerous state championships and her proudest accomplishments as a coach.
Newton High School guard Stephon Castle can add another bullet point to his lengthy resume after making the final roster for the 2023 McDonald’s All-American Game. He also boasts a gold medal from his time with Team USA Basketball’s U18 team and was named the 2022 Region 4 7A Player of the Year.
Westminster 5-star senior Courtney Ogden credits hard work and listening to her dad, Christopher, for all her success on the court. Like her father, Ogden is committed to play for a D1 college and will be taking her talents to Stanford University next season.
Brookwood's Diana Collins is already in the record books as the school's all-time leading scorer but she isn't done yet. The all-star senior is hoping to lead the top ranked 7A Broncos to a state championship.
McEachern 5-star basketball forward Airious "Ace" Bailey is taking his talent to Rutgers and the University is celebrating landing its highest-rated men's basketball prospect ever. GPB Sports' Hannah Goodin talks with the all-star about the experience.
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.
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.
DeKalb County Media Day is like waving the green flag on football season… it’s go time! DCSD puts on one of the first high school football media days in the state and it signifies that we’re only a month away from turning on the Friday night lights.
It’s been a whirlwind of a summer for Shaw High School football coach Blair Harrison. He began Memorial Day weekend as the Raiders offensive coordinator, but things quickly changed after news broke that former coach Al Pellegrino had passed away from a heart attack while on vacation with his family.
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.
The Georgia High School Association celebrated its newest state championship sport on Monday and Calvary Day of Savannah and West Forsyth brought home the first trophies for flag football.
The finalists have been determined for GHSA’s first Flag Football Championships, which will open the three-day parade of title games at Georgia State’s Center Parc Stadium.
Here is a look at the Class 6A championship game between Buford and Lee County.
Here is a look at the Class 5A championship game between Warner Robins and Cartersville.
Here is a look at the Class 3A championship game between Oconee County and Pierce County.