GHSA NOVEMBER NEWS
November 4, 2010By Calvin Scandrett of Lamar County Trojans
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Don't Allow Healthy 'Rivalries' to Become Problems:
In recent days, I have seen articles in the media describing high school events as being "healthy rivalries" or "fierce rivalries." During our discussions about reclassification I have heard administrators talking about the need to have long-term "rivals" in the region to enhance gate receipts.....Read More "Items of Interest" Newsletter
Stay Connected to the GHSA on Facebook & Twitter:
Become a Fan of the GHSA on Facebook (Facebook.com/OfficialGHSA) and Follow us on Twitter (Twitter.com/OfficialGHSA) to get the latest news, play-off/championship info, final scores and media. Read more.
Cheerleading to air on GHSA.tv and GPB:
The GHSA Cheerleading State Championship presented by Verizon Wireless on Sat., Nov. 13 will video stream live on the Internet on GHSA.tv. AAAAA, AAAA and Coed will begin airing at 9:00 am, while AAA, AA and A will be carried at 2:00 pm. Georgia Public Broadcasting will televise the GPB Sports Central - Cheerleading Special on Fri., Nov. 19 at 5:00 pm; Sat., Nov. 20 at 12:30 pm and Sun., Nov. 21 at 11:00 am. DVDs will be available to order through Mr. Video.
Cross Country State Meet in Carrollton on Nov. 6:
The 2010 GHSA State Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, November 6 at the Carrollton High School Course. Read more.
The 2010 GHSA One-Act Play Championships will take place on Saturday, November 13 at five classification event sites. Read more.
Congratulations to recent GHSA State Champions in Softball and Volleyball!
News & Notes: NAPA Auto Parts and spokesperson Larry Csonka are looking for some real Blue Collar high school football players. The unsung heroes that play with team dedication. Nominate your team's blue collar player now for the NAPA/ Georgia High School Blue Collar Player of the Year Award. Winners get to meet me, NFL Hall of Famer Larry Csonka at a banquet in Atlanta. Info is available at napageorgiabluecollar.com.....NAPA Auto Parts is the presenting sponsor of the Georgia High School Scoreboard radio show hosted by Tommy Palmer that airs each Friday during football season from 10 pm - Midnight....The official balls provided by GHSA Playoffs are here. ...In observance of "Cancer Awareness" the GHSA will allow member schools to wear "pink" jerseys at their HOME basketball games during the week of February 7 - 12. The visiting teams must wear their normal "dark" uniforms, as usual. Game officials will be using "pink" whistles for the "Calling For The Cure" promotion during the same week......The Atlanta Falcons will host the 2010 Salute to Georgia High School Football Luncheon for GHSA football coaches on Sat., Dec. 11 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Georgia World Congress Center's Thomas Murphy Ballroom.....This month's featured licensees are: Electro Mech Scoreboard Company, official scoreboard company (electro-mech.com); Baseline Sports Media, award winning team schedule cards (baselinesportsmedia.com); Equip-It, athletic equipment for all sports and facilities (http://www.equip-it.com/); Gameday Frames, custom award framing (myfirstmedal.com) and Honig's Whistle Stop , Officials/umpires uniforms, apparel and equipment (honigs.com). View a complete list of GHSA licensees at http://cl.exct.net/?ju=fe2516787c63057f711d70&ls=fdf517797460037a71147476&m=ff041572716606&l=fed013767565047c&s=fe1a1c73736c027e701c76&jb=ffcf14&t=....The GHSA Softball State Championship presented by Mizuno will have select games available on November 3 at Comcast On Demand TV. To watch the softball games on Comcast On Demand TV, select the ON DEMAND button on your Comcast remote or go to Channel, choose "Get Local," select "Top Picks" and then "GHSA On Demand." The GHSA Sports Network is a partnership with PlayOn Sports........Choice Hotel is the official hotel of the GHSA. For discounts codes go here..... ..Thanks in advance to Mizuno, Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (GEMC), Verizon Wireless, US Army, US Marines, State Farm, Jackson Photo and Team IP who will participate in the upcoming GHSA Cross Country & Cheerleading State Championships....Enter your amazing high school football play video for school prizes at State Farm's Friday Night Feats.......Jackson Photo is the official Action Photographer of the GHSA.
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