Last year, the goal for the Chestatee wrestling team was simply to get to Macon. This year, it's to make some noise. "We think we've got a shot," Chestatee coach Carey Whitlow said. "We'd like to come in top five, and we have a chance at that." Last season the War Eagles finished sixth in their first trip to the state duals tournament. More than half of that team is back for another go, and ...
DAWSONVILLE - It's no secret, the Buford Wolves were eagerly anticipating the drive back up to Dawson County.
When Dawson County senior Will Anglin was ejected after a pair of technical fouls, East Hall grabbed the momentum.
It's getting to the point where Deshaun Watson can hardly go anywhere without being noticed.
Peyton Robertson was in the stands at North Hall High School last month to see her old team, the Chestatee Lady War Eagles, win the program's first Lanierland tournament title.
Luke Crumley's first start couldn't have come against a better opponent last season.
For both Gainesville basketball teams, the first annual Chris Mance Memorial Big Red Shootout at Gainesville High is a chance to get it all together after two relatively rocky starts for a pair of generally solid programs.
Oglethorpe University senior Branden Jovaag doesn't know how long he'll be able to keep it up, but the Chestatee grad and the rest of his teammates and coaches are benefiting each time he's out on the floor.
North Hall senior Ebo Smith knew coming in to Friday's game in his home gym that he was expected to score.
The Gainesville Red Elephants didn't enter the state playoffs with the look of a state title contender.
Witt Nix wasn't always in line to be the top cross country runner at one of the state's best programs in North Hall.
ATLANTA - The Gainesville Red Elephants saved their best for last. It didn't matter that this was on the biggest stage, against the No. 1 defense in Class AAAAA. Gainesville routed Ware County 49-13 on Friday night at the Georgia Dome to earn the program its first GHSA state title after falling short in its first six tries. "This is the best feeling for me ever. It hits me right in the heart," Gainesville receiver ...
ATLANTA - Dexter Wood said Friday's state title win for Buford High was the sweetest win of them all, not because of the talent on the field - last year's state runner-up team had more - but because of its success despite tragedies and challenges this year's team faced.
Last season, the Gainesville boys basketball team was at its best at Lanierland, beating Johnson and North Hall to reach the finals, where the talented Red Elephants rolled an East Hall team bound for the second round of the playoffs by 30 points take the title.
JEFFERSON - After a season filled with convincing victories, the Dragons will be a decided underdog heading into the Class AA state championship game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.