The Newnan High School football team hosted its Spring football game last Friday. The game carried special meaning for the team, the school and the entire community as it rebuilds from a devastating tornado that severely damaged the school and the surrounding area in late March.
On this month's edition of the Football Friday's in Georgia podcast, Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin catch up with Joey King about returning to high school coaching at Carrollton after spending time in the college ranks. They also discuss one of his most famous players, NFL number one draft pick Trevor Lawrence.
On this month's edition of The Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin talk with new Effingham County Head Coach John Ford and they discuss the offseason football schedule.
The Valdosta High School football team played its spring game Saturday night against Jones County. For the Wildcats players, fans and acting head coach Shelton Felton, they're just happy to get back on the field and away from the off-field issues that have plagued the team
On this month's edition of The Football Fridays in Georgia podcast, Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin have a powerful conversation with Newnan Head Coach Chip Walker on the extent of the devastation and long recovery process from the tornado that ravaged the school and community on March 26th.
Spring Practice (capitalization intentional) starts in earnest later this week around the state, but there are still issues with who will be patrolling the sidelines this year as the Silly Season and Coaching Carousel are still a part of the high school football vocabulary.
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.
GPB Football Fridays in Georgia podcast hosts Jon Nelson and Hannah Goodin talk with two members of the Valdosta sports media about the ongoing scandal rocking the football program. They also discuss the ramifications of some of the offseason head coaching moves across the state.
The news off the field is, as usual, all over the place and the Coaching Carousel is still spinning with several noteworthy moves across the state.
It was a day of streaks coming to an end on Saturday, the final day of the Georgia High School Association basketball championships at the Macon Coliseum. The Marietta girls won a title for the first time in 70 years, while the Calhoun County girls and Towns County boys brought home a trophy for the first time. The Milton boys are wearing the crown for the first time since 2012 and the adaptive division saw Gwinnett end Houston County’s eight-year domination.