Colquitt County starting RB arrested on charges of murder; suspended indefinitely

10:12 am Jul. 17, 2015

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Colquitt County (Moultrie, GA) junior running back Tykerious “Grump” Jones, who was arrested on charges of murder and Criminal Intent to Commit Armed Robbery, has been suspended indefinitely by head coach Rush Propst. WCTV was first to report Jones’ involvement with the killing early Thursday.

Much of the Packers team left for the 2015 National Select 7-on-7 Championships in Hoover, Ala., that started Thursday and Propst was in Alabama

Funeral is Saturday for Eagle’s Landing football coach Joe Teknipp

6:44 pm Jul. 9, 2015

Funeral services for Eagle’s Landing head football coach Joe Teknipp will be held Saturday at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in his hometown of Mentor, Ohio.

Teknipp, who was 47, died on July 4 after being diagnosed with stomach cancer earlier this year. Several hundred fans attended a vigil on Sunday evening at Eagle’s Landing’s football field.

Teknipp led Eagle’s Landing to 8-3 records and state-playoff appearances each of the past two

30 NFL Draft picks from Georgia is record; ranks #2 in U.S.

9:48 am May. 7, 2015

The 30 former Georgia high school players taken in the NFL Draft is a record – a whopping 10 more than the previous best of 20 in 2013.

The 30 also ranked ahead of California (27) and Texas (27) and behind only Florida (39) nationwide, according to research by Barton Simmons of 247Sports. Georgia ranked No. 4 in NFL players on opening-day 2014 rosters with 106. California led with 222.

The

Football hires: DeVoursney gets Cairo job; Shiloh picks Andrews

9:43 am Apr. 20, 2015

Steve DeVoursney, the coach who led to Griffin to a Class AAAA championship in 2014, has been named to replace Tom Fallaw at Cairo. DeVoursney was Cairo’s defensive coordinator last season.

DeVoursney resigned at Griffin in the winter of 2014 after a five-month investigation into alleged recruiting and inappropriate academic help to student-athletes. DeVoursney denied any wrongdoing.

DeVoursney’s record at Griffin was 128-35 in 13 seasons.

Fallaw stepped down but remained in the

Cairo football coach Fallaw resigns

10:44 pm Apr. 15, 2015

Tom Fallaw, the DeKalb County native who led Cairo to a state championship in 2008, announced his resignation Wednesday, according to the Times-Enterprise of Thomasville.

The resignation was Fallaw’s choice and Fallaw will remain in the school system, the newspaper quoted superintendent Lee Bailey as saying.

Fallaw, 44, a graduate of Cross Keys High and Georgia Southern, took the Cairo job in 2003. His teams were 116-34 in 12 seasons. Cairo

Whitefield Academy hires former NFL quarterback Gray

3:48 pm Apr. 15, 2015

Whitefield Academy on Wednesday hired Florida A&M offensive coordinator Quinn F. Gray Sr. as head coach.

Gray is a former quarterback for Florida A&M, where he set several school records. He played six years in the

Creekside football hires alumnus Rogers as head coach

3:32 pm Apr. 15, 2015

Creekside on Wednesday hired Valdosta offensive line coach Will Rogers, a Creekside alumnus, as its head football coach.

Rogers will replace Olten Downs, who left for a football staff position at the University of Georgia after two seasons, during which Creekside won the Class AAAAA championship in 2013.

Rogers was an outstanding lineman for Creekside through the 1999 season under Amos McCreary and was an assistant under McCreary at Whitewater from 2009

GHSA restricts full contact in football practice, puts basketball QF back to neutral courts

4:56 pm Apr. 13, 2015

The Georgia High School Association on Monday set limits on full contact during football practices to follow safety guidelines recommended last summer by the national federation.

The new rules, effective this fall, will limit full contact to 45 minutes per day and 135 minutes per week in preseason and then only 30 minutes per day and 90 per week in the regular season. Practices with full-contact drills cannot take place over