Tag: Valdosta

The First Sundays of August

When I was growing up as the son of a preacher man, the first Sunday of August marked the beginning of a new church year in our denomination.  Over the course of 18 years at home, seven of those first Sundays in August were the first Sunday in a...

Georgia High School Football Review: State Champions Crowned

The last Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state championship games were played in the Georgia Dome over the weekend.  Two teams repeated as state champions (Cartersville and Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy) and two teams (Rome and Cedar Grove) won their first title in school history. Here is a recap of what...

Georgia High School Football Review: Second Round

In the first round Lowndes defeated Hillgrove 92-61 so going into the second round, you had to wonder how the Vikings would respond to Norcross.   I expected a close, defensive battle but Lowndes didn’t miss a beat as they won 57-21.  They will play Westlake this week in the...

Georgia High School Football Review

Teams that were left for dead are suddenly knocking on the door for the 2016 GHSA postseason.  In this trick-or-treat edition we find the Houston County Bears who were ranked #1 in Class 6A a few weeks ago, lost back-to-back games to Lee County and Coffee.  They were left for...

Georgia High School Football Review:  Week 9

Remember the scene in the movie “Jurassic Park” when you could hear the T-Rex coming and the water was vibrating on the dash?   That sound you hear in Georgia High School football is the Colquitt County Packers. After starting the season 0-4, the Packers have won four straight...

Georgia High School Football Review:  Week 8

Hurricane Matthew disrupted the schedule for many of the schools located in the Southeastern part of Georgia but a majority of the games went on as scheduled.   Houston County teams in Warner Robins might be feeling that a hurricane ripped through their games as four of the five...