From the Atlantic Coastal Conference to the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference and everywhere in between, 26 local football players signed letters of intent with colleges big and small Wednesday on National Signing Day. It was the first day that football recruits could officially commit to a college.
A lot can change quickly in the world of high school football recruiting. Kanler Coker is living proof.
It didn't decide the region championship, it didn't even do much in regards to tiebreakers, but don't tell that to the players who ran up and down the court from the opening tip-off to the final whistle Friday night in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Jacy Ramey likes where the Flowery Branch girls are. A year after hovering near the bottom of Region 8-AAAA North, the Lady Falcons held on to their top spot in the subregion with a 46-42 win Tuesday over Madison County in South Hall. "This is a lot better," Ramey, a junior guard said. "We've come together as a team and that's helped a lot." Flowery Branch (14-7, 5-1) has won nine of ...
When senior Matt Hollis, Johnson's leading scorer, went down with a meniscus tear during the Lanierland tournament in December, coach Jeff Steele retooled the offense.
Opposing teams have a tough choice on defense when deciding which of the East Hall girls scoring tandem to stop.
East Hall coach Joe Dix said it after his team held on for a 101-97 win, and North Hall coach Benjie Wood said it after his team didn't pull away until the last couple of minutes.
On Tuesday night, the East Hall boys basketball made the nearly 75-mile drive up to Blue Ridge to play Fannin County in a 8-AA North subregion game.
The local high school basketball teams are in the thick of their region schedules this week. There are a number of important matchups, but maybe none more important than Friday's matchup at 7 p.m. at East Hall between the 12-1 Lady Vikings and the 16-1 Rabun County girls. Both were undefeated until last week, although East Hall has still yet to lose in Region 8A-AA at 2-0, while the Lady Rebels are 2-1 after a ...
OAKWOOD - The Gainesville boys basketball team was tired Saturday night.
MACON - For the first time since 2002, Chestatee High wrestling coach Carey Whitlow found himself back at the state tournament.
MACON -- Jefferson and Commerce both cruised to the second round of the wrestling state duals tournament Friday at the Macon Centreplex.
MACON -- The Georgia High School Association voted Tuesday to create separate state playoffs and state champions for public and private schools in Class A. The motion, which was passed 36-12, will be put into effect for the 2012-2013 school year along with the reclassification plan, which was ratified at the meeting. Habersham Central's appeal to move from Region 7-AAAAAA to Region 6B-AAAAAA was denied prior to the ratification. The motion to split public ...
Mary Kate Rushton needed one point to hit a milestone. North Hall needed a win over last season's subregion champions to start the Region 8-AAA North season off on the right foot. It took Rushton until the second quarter, but the senior surpassed 1,000 career points, and it took the Lady Trojans until the final minutes, but they rallied past Chestatee 55-46 Friday night at Chestatee High in both teams' subregion opener. "It's good just ...
When Lakeview boys basketball coach Seth Vining first came to Hall County from Western Carolina University with his wife Cathy, he coached football and baseball, not basketball, during his first year.