High School Buzz 

After health problems, Craig Dobson returns to coaching

  • 9:24 am Friday, April 26th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Some good news: Craig Dobson, who stepped down as King’s Academy’s head coach in 2011 due to health problems, will return to the sideline this fall.


Football: King’s Academy hires Heath Nivens to be head coach

  • 5:30 pm Friday, January 20th, 2012 by Matt Porter

King’s Academy has made Heath Nivens, formerly of Jacksonville-University Christian, its new head football coach. [More]

King’s Academy football coach Craig Dobson permanently steps down

  • 3:04 pm Monday, November 14th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Craig Dobson will not return as King’s Academy’s football coach, the school announced Monday.


King’s Academy football coach Craig Dobson takes medical leave for remainder of the season

  • 7:02 pm Monday, October 24th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

King’s Academy announced Monday head football coach Craig Dobson has stepped down for health reasons.


Notes from Cardinal Newman’s 24-18 win over King’s Academy

  • 2:21 am Saturday, October 1st, 2011 by Jeff Greer

Earlier this week we referred to Cardinal Newman and King’s Academy as a rivalry game. That got fans from both schools chirping.


Junior LB Gage Batten leaves King’s Academy for Dwyer

  • 4:00 pm Friday, April 22nd, 2011 by Post Staff

By Jeff Greer and Matt Porter

Junior linebacker Gage Batten withdrew from King’s Academy this week and enrolled at Dwyer. [More]

Junior QB Shane Bussey leaves King’s Academy

  • 3:56 pm Thursday, April 7th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

King’s Academy coach Craig Dobson said junior quarterback Shane Bussey is “no longer at King’s” Academy on Thursday. ESPN 760’s Herb Uzzi first reported Bussey’s leaving the school.


Football: Georgia team ‘pulls the rug out’ from under King’s Academy

  • 7:01 pm Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 by Matt Porter

A week after announcing it would play its 2011 season opener against an Atlanta team in Carrolton, Ga., King’s Academy has a different opponent on the schedule for Week 1.

“You’re not going to believe this, man,” Lions coach Craig Dobson said.


Playoff Primer 2010: King’s prepares for “hungry” Dade Christian

  • 3:07 pm Monday, November 15th, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Updated on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 1:43 p.m.

There are 18 playoff games across every class involving teams from our area. This week, Matt and I will break down every matchup.

My breakdowns start with King’s Academy vs. Miami-Dade Christian. [More]

King’s Academy coach Craig Dobson to resume duties next month

  • 10:45 pm Thursday, December 10th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

The 2009 season was one of the hardest of Craig Dobson’s life, but he said this week he is excited to get back to work coaching King’s Academy in January.

Dobson missed the final five games this year due to a medical issue and doctors required him to miss more than six weeks of teaching at the school.