Moultrie Observer

Local Sports

November 27, 2012

Robinson resigns as Houston County football coach

MOULTRIE — Former Packer Greg Robinson has resigned as the head football coach at Houston County.

Robinson, who compiled a 17-33 record in five years, told The Macon Telegraph that he wanted to spend more time with his family and is not planning to leave the school.

“I love it here in Houston County and I love the school,” he told The Telegraph.  Robinson started at quarterback for the Packers in 1977-1979, playing for Bud Willis and Bob Griffith. He threw for 1,107 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior, leading the Packers to a 5-5 record after three straight losing seasons.

After serving as an assistant at Effingham County under Griffith, he succeeded former Pineland School coach John Peacock at Dodge County in 2002.

Robinson went 38-27 in six years in Eastman and the Indians went 9-3 each of the last two seasons and were 32-13 in the last four years.

In 2008, he was named to replace George Collins at Houston County.

The Bears’ best season under Robinson came in 2010 when they went 6-4 and defeated Warner Robins for just the second time in school history.

Houston County went 3-7 this season, beating Harris County, Northside-Columbus and Evans.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • 8-1.CCHS BAND.jpg Region 1-AAAAAA will have different look in 2014

     The football teams that finished last and next-to-last in Region 1-AAAAAA are gone.
    And the newest addition to the league won the championship in its region last year.
     

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • BRUCE AND CRAIG PITTS.jpg Middle school softball workout

    Coach Craig Pitts pitches to Libby Bruce during a middle school workout at Packer Park on Wednesday.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • GRAGE MUG.jpg Strength, conditioning key to Packers success

    Searching for something that it can improve on that might help make the difference between another state semifinal exit and a berth in a state championship game, the Colquitt County football staff has made a subtle change in its strength and conditioning program.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • SOCCER CAMP.jpg Soccer camp

    New Colquitt County girls soccer coach Trey Jones gives some instruction to Tayler Page during a camp at Packer Park on Wednesday.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Run 2 Remember set for Saturday

    Last year’s A Run 2 Remember road race to benefit SHA Missions was run in heavy rain, but it did not appear to dampen the enthusiasm of those who entered.

    July 29, 2014

  • PEYTON CLARK.jpg Second in age group

    Colquitt County’s Peyton Clark  played in the GSGA state golf tournament Sunday and Monday, shooting 73 and 79 in the 12-13 age group. He placed second in his age division.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • SO.GA. HAWGS.jpg Hawgs visit Magnolia Manor

    Eleven members of the Pop Warner Football South Georgia Hawgs had lunch, visited, played games with and entertained residents at PruittHealth-Magnolia Manor on Tuesday. Shown are, front, from left, Mike Flournoy, J. Williams, Carlos Williams, K.P. Harris and D. Mills; back, coach Pershaun Fann, Janaz Graves, Jonaybion Madison, Markaybion S. Wallace, Noreon Graves, Blayne Ross, Gamal Wallace and coach George Wallace.
     

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • RAMSEY PICCOCK WINNERS.jpg Redding, Blanton win Ramsey Pidcock Invitational

    Andy Blanton tapped in a 6-inch birdie putt on No. 17 to take the lead and he and John Lee Redding parred No. 18 to hold it and win the 60th Ramsey Pidcock Invitational on Sunday at Sunset Country Club.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Packers, other south Georgia teams out to get over the hump

    Past successes lead to present and future expectations.
     

    July 26, 2014

  • Blanton, Redding lead Ramsey Pidcock

    Andy Blanton and John Lee Redding shot a 65 on Saturday to take the first-day lead in the 60th Ramsey Pidcock Invitational at Sunset Country Club.
     

    July 26, 2014

Business Marquee
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
More
weatherradar
Seasonal Content
Poll

Should the U.S. negotiate with groups it considers terrorists?

No. Never.
Generally no, but prisoner exchanges are an exception.
Negotiation will be required to end the conflicts we have with those groups.
     View Results