Joe Teknipp had a room full of football memories in his McDonough home.

JOE TEKNIPP: Chronicling Eagle’s Landing football coach’s journey ‘home’

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com As soon as you walk into the Teknipp home — if you go through their garage — you’ll immediately know that you’ve walked into a football family. If you’re privileged enough, however, to make it past the garage to the kitchen table, you’ll also know that you’ve walked into the home

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Gabriel Stovall

GABRIEL STOVALL: The two conversations with Joe Teknipp I’ll never forget

I’ve had many conversations with Joe Teknipp over the last four years, but I’ll always remember two — the first one, and the last one. That’s because, though the content was markedly different, the impression I came away with was absolutely identical. That impression, you ask? That Joe Teknipp is a one-of-a-kind football coach. Granted,

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Former Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald sports editor Derrick Mahone.

DERRICK MAHONE: Eagle’s Landing Joe Teknipp ‘All about family’

This column represents part of thecrescentbuzz.com’s continuing coverage this week on the life, legacy and impact of Eagle’s Landing football coach Joe Teknipp who passed away last Saturday following a bout with stomach cancer. Brian Paglia is the former sports editor of the Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald newspapers in Jonesboro  and McDonough,

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Joe Teknipp (PHOTO: Derrick Mahone)

BRIAN PAGLIA: Joe Teknipp’s pride in his Eagle’s Landing football family was evident

  This column represents part of thecrescentbuzz.com’s continuing coverage this week on the life, legacy and impact of Eagle’s Landing football coach Joe Teknipp who passed away last Saturday following a bout with stomach cancer. Brian Paglia is a former sports writer at the Henry Daily Herald newspaper in McDonough, Ga. who covered Teknipp and Eagle’s

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Members of the football team dispersed to light every candle in the school's football stadium during Sunday's candlelight vigil in memory of the late coach Joe Teknipp. (PHOTO: Jason Mussell)

EAGLE’S LANDING HIGH SCHOOL: Hundreds gather for emotional candlelight vigil in memory of Eagle’s Landing football coach Joe Teknipp

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com McDONOUGH, Ga. — “Eagle’s Landing High School cannot replace Joe Teknipp,” Eagle’s Landing principal Gabe Crerie said to about 400 people who gathered at the Eagle’s Landing football stadium Sunday night to pay homage to its fallen coach. Normally journalism etiquette says it is improper to use a direct quote from

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