The Georgia High School Sports Association and GPB are excited to showcase the best in high school athletics as boys tackle football and girls flag football championships get underway in Atlanta on Thursday.
Hurricane Ian is shifting schedules for high school football programs throughout the state. GPB Sports' anchor and senior correspondent Jon Nelson, who is also co-host of the Football Fridays In Georgia podcast, spoke with GPB's Peter Biello.
Wednesday marked the beginning of high school football season, a cultural touchstone here in Georgia. For a look at what to expect this season, GPB’s Peter Biello spoke with Jon Nelson. He’s the author of several books on high school and college football in the South and reports on football for GPB.
The No. 1 high school football recruit in the country pulled a signing day shocker. Travis Hunter from Collins Hill High School in Georgia announced he would attend Jackson State and play for coach Deion Sanders after being verbally committed to Florida State for over a year.
As we head into the weekend, high school football playoffs continue. There's also drama off the field with schools quitting the Georgia High School Association over reclassification. GPB Sports' Jon Nelson speaks to All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington.
Georgia high school football teams are heading into the first weekend of the postseason playoffs. But things are different this year. GPB Sports' Jon Nelson joins All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington to preview.
The final weekend of the regular season determines what teams enter the postseason. Sometimes the process of elimination gets pretty wild. All Things Considered host Rickey Bevington asks GPB Sports' Jon Nelson about it.
As Georgia's high school football season enters mid-October, it's been a meaningful week off the field for some coaches making — and chasing — milestone win numbers.
Questions continue to be raised about how the game was scheduled and whether the Columbus, Ohio, high school even exists.
GPB Sports' Jon Nelson is spending this week crisscrossing the state talking to coaches and players. He joined GPB’s Rickey Bevington from the town of Roberta in Crawford County, talking about the upcoming season, GPB Sports coverage of it, and a personal honor.
A Southwest High School football player died Monday night after collapsing at the team’s practice earlier in the day. 15-year-old Joshua Ivory Jr. died following a medical emergency at practice, according to the Bibb County School District.
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.
Dan Pitts, who retired from a 39-year high school football coaching career with the most wins in Georgia history, died Tuesday, Monroe County Schools announced. He was 88 and battling Stage 4 lung cancer.
Secret tapes, scandal, sanctions. It's a story that strikes at the heart of Georgia's passion for high school football. And Valdosta football is the stuff of legend. The Wildcats claim among the most wins of any team in state history. Now, the organization is the subject of multiple investigations and a broiling scandal that's attracting national attention. We'll get into all that and more on Georgia Today.
As investigation into possible rules violations and improprieties into the Valdosta Wildcats football program continues, the Georgia High School Association has handed down sanctions against the team.