The Johnson girls soccer team had Gainesville in a position no other team had all season. The Lady Knights led 2-0 with 10 minutes remaining in the first half, appearing poised for a potential upset.
Michael Gettys is only a sophomore on the Gainesville High baseball team, but already he has played a significant role in two successful seasons for the Red Elephants.
Riverside Military freshman Yokito Pinder entered the Eagles' baseball game against Prince Avenue Christian as a courtesy runner in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The United Way of White County will host a celebrity golf tournament today and Tuesday at the Innsbruck Golf Club in Helen.
ATHENS - The numbers weren't overly impressive. Running backs Isaiah Crowell and Ken Malcome rushed for 39 and 32 yards, respectively, in the annual G-Day spring game. Malcome had two rushing touchdowns as well. There were times, however, that Georgia fans were given a glimpse of the depth they hope to see in the backfield in 2012. Malcome rushed for two tough touchdowns in the game, including a 6-yarder in the second quarter to give ...
For the Georgia Bulldogs, all it took was one season. One season to alter the perception of the program as a fading entity in the Southeastern Conference landscape. One season to save the job of embattled coach Mark Richt. And one season to rebuild the lofty expectations that come with being a member of the SEC's elite. Now, as they enter Saturday's G-Day spring game, the Bulldogs are looking to cope with those expectations, while ...
Gainesville second baseman Stephen Mason said his team was just looking for a win against cross-region rival North Hall on Friday.
It would have been easy for the North Hall baseball team to become complacent. With a comfortable lead in the subregion, the players could have easily gone on break like the rest of their classmates did this week. Add to it the fact the Trojans have an anticipated showdown with undefeated Gainesville next Friday, and their game against Johnson could have been overlooked. North Hall, however, had different ideas. Riding an offense that connected for ...
North Hall senior shortstop Jesse Strickland took a short lead off of first base against Chestatee on Wednesday.
The Johnson baseball team hasn't made the state playoffs since 2005. This season, it is in position to reverse that trend with a strong finish to its region slate.
The Lanier National Speedway will host its final race for the foreseeable future Saturday with the 2012 Ice Cold Shriners Bowl, track owner Donnie Clack said.
It isn't how you start, it's how you finish, the old saying goes. On Friday night in Gainesville, however, the Riverside Military baseball team proved the opposite can also be true. The Eagles (8-8-1, 6-5 Region 8-A) plated each of their first six batters in the first inning, jumping out to a 6-1 lead, then withstanding a late push by Lakeview Academy to hang on for an 8-5 win at home. With the victory, the ...
With the regular season region schedule in the books, the Flowery Branch girls tennis team has put itself in a great position for postseason play.
For the first half of its match at Lakeview Academy Tuesday, Riverside Military seemed content not to press too much and take advantage of opportunities as they presented themselves.
A.J. Benefield said it was the best game he ever played, and it's doubtful he'll get much argument.