If a team loses nearly half of its roster to graduation, including the starting quarterback, leading rusher and leading tackler, a down year could be expected.
White County softball coach Beth Kimsey coached Morgan Jacobson for the first time when Jacobson was nine years old and still hitting the ball off the tee. "Even then she always made contact with the ball. The difference is now she hits with a little more power." Kimsey said. The coach and player reunited last season, as Kimsey returned from college and started coaching as an assistant under former Lady ...
The chance to capture the Area 8-AAAA's North No. 1 seed came down to the last game of the season for the Flowery Branch volleyball team.
Lexi Overstreet had been hit by a pitch during a game against Loganville in the Brookwood Invitational and began to think of all the negative consequences of an injured wrist.
In her first two years of playing volleyball for the East Hall Lady Vikings, junior Brittney Campbell was on the winning side only 25 times.
At the beginning of the season, Dawson County softball pitcher Jenna Abbott said that she had been looking forward to her team's match-up with Union County.
Jefferson's head coach Mike Paul says being the setter on a volleyball team is similar to the quarterback on a football team, only a setter has to lead the offense and defense. He knows he has a special setter in senior Amanda Daniel.
Domination. When asked to describe Angie Hughes, her senior right-handed pitcher, Union County coach Jessica Stewart uses one word. "She dominates the game," Stewart said. "When she (Hughes) is pitching they usually only get three or four balls put into play." Stewart said there are stretches during the season when her defensive players go games at a time without fielding a ball, a consequence she is willing to pay to have Hughes' authoritative presence ...
For Lexi Overstreet, there is very little about the game of softball that does not come naturally.
The day started with three teams tied for first place, and at the end of the day only one stroke separated them.
Though they will be playing more than 4,700 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, there is still piqued interest in Gainesville for the Women's National Soccer Team playing for the World Cup title.
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