A four-year streak was ended last season when none of the Corky Kell Classic teams won a state championship. Twelve teams have played in the Kell and won state titles in the same season since the event began in 1992.
1997 Thomas County Central
2008 Camden County
2009 Camden County
Corky Kell, the co-founder of the Corky Kell Classic, was a head coach for which school that played in a state championship game in the 1970s? (Answer Monday)
Answer to Thursday’s question: The five head coaches in this year’s Corky Kell Classic who have won state championships are Grayson’s Mickey Conn, Brookwood’s Mark Crews, Colquitt County’s Rush Propst, North Gwinnett’s Bob Sphire and Camden County’s Welton Coffey. Propst won five in Alabama. Sphire won one in Kentucky. Coffey won one in Florida.
“A loss is not the end of the world, and a win is not the end of the work.”
- KIPP Atlanta Collegiate coach Darrell Caldwell
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