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Playing in the Dome can be a distraction

...to deal with. "Everyone around here is just excited about going to the Georgia Dome," said Appling County coach Bob Griffith. "I think sometimes people think playing in the Dome (in the state semifinals) is the ultimate goal. We have to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/10/hig_277106.shtml
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Worth the weight

...play better, avoid injuries and play with bigger athletes," Tomberlin said. He talked about his philosophy with Bob Griffith when the two coached at Effingham County. All he needed was a guideline to show his players it worked. Griffith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/01/hig_355890.shtml
High school | Harlem High School
Top prep games this week

...tiebreaker over Forest Park. Appling County (7-0) at Swainsboro (7-1) 7:30 p.m. Coaches: Pirates -- Bob Griffith;Tigers -- Rayvan Teague. Key players: Appling County -- QB Derrick Jones (Sr., 6-4, 200); RB Reggie Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/27/hig_302516.shtml
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Unbeaten Appling a surprise

...unbeaten teams competing in the state semifinals this weekend. Part of the team's success can be attributed to coach Bob Griffith, who was rehired at the school after retiring from Effingham County last December. The 55-year old coach was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/10/hig_277108.shtml
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Georgia prep notebook

...This will be the best team we've played since Laney." Tomberlin grew up in Baxley and played under Appling coach Bob Griffith before going to Florida State. After college, Tomberlin was hired as an assistant at Effingham County, where Griffith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/24/hig_302667.shtml
High school | Evans High School | Lucy C. Laney High School
Evans, Effingham finally meet after 'political' loss

...the seed of what most saw as a defiant attitude. "I believe the key was, their coach didn't show remorse," said Bob Griffith, the former coach at Effingham County. "His approach put Evans in jeopardy. He didn't think he did anything wrong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/hig_430683.shtml
High school | Evans High School
Balance key to Screven County's success

...good defensively last year, but they're better this year because they're a year older," Appling County coach Bob Griffith said. "Offensively, they're better, because they're more well-rounded." Another advantage for Screven County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/22/hig_359966.shtml
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Screven County wins region

...too late for the Pirates. The Gamecocks weren't going to lose on this night. And if you ask Appling County coach Bob Griffith, a man who doesn't hand out compliments unless he means them, the Gamecocks may not lose this season. "LaGrange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/16/hig_358810.shtml
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N.E. Macon feels pain more than Tomberlin

...matchup against Appling County will be Tomberlin's first meeting against his former school and his high school coach Bob Griffith. Tomberlin played at Appling County from 1973-75 before heading off to Florida State, and he later worked as an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/18/hig_301500.shtml
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Enthusiasts barrel into town

...afraid of Pistol, who can get ornery and has even thrown her a couple of times. Meanwhile, at the civic center, Bob Griffith surveyed the tiny corner that is his sales booth, wondering how he'd fit $100,000 worth of riding gear and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/03/met_216957.shtml
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