BUFORD - After starting slow offensively against Decatur in the first round, the Buford Lady Wolves made sure Tuesday night that they attacked, and turned opportunities into goals.
A day of rain might stop a lot of people from competing, but certainly not a rubber duck.
With a steady rain falling, tough field conditions and cool temperatures, Friday night's first-round playoff game between the Gainesville Red Elephants and the Hiram Hornets was summed up by Gainesville Coach Jeremy Kemp as, "not fun baseball".
After escaping Decatur earlier this season with a slim victory in overtime, the Buford Lady Wolves, the No. 1 seed from Region 7-AAA, wanted to do two things in the rematch: Score fast and play a mistake-free game.
In a season where the expectations may have not been high, the Chestatee girls shocked teams throughout the regular season as they made their way to the No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAA for the state playoffs.
If you smelled barbecue, cajun or other flavors coming from the Gainesville Square as you passed by Saturday, and you didn't stop by to see why, then you missed the ninth annual Spring Chicken Festival.
After Friday night's win, North Hall head coach Trent Mongero said he was proud of how his guys kept focus, even if their No. 1 seed and region championship had already been clinched before Friday night's game.
After winning the Region 8-AA championship and earning a No. 1 seed and bye for the state playoffs, the Riverside Military Academy boys tennis team's great season came to an end against Lovett High School with a 5-0 loss in the second round.
The North Hall boys soccer team defeated Dawson County 4-3 on penalty kicks for a 2-1 win over the Tigers in a battle between a pair of top-5 ranked teams on Thursday at the Brickyard.
After winning the Region 8-AAAAA championship last week, the Gainesville Lady Red Elephants tennis team kept the momentum going, defeating the North Paulding Lady Wolfpack 5-0 in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs on Tuesday afternoon at Longwood Park in Gainesville.
In 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was president, World War I hadn't yet begun, airplanes and cars had just recently been invented and the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series.
With a recent rough stretch of play and some injuries to add on top, the Gainesville girls soccer team came into Friday night looking for a spark to turn their play around. But a tough foe in Heritage stood in the way.
DAWSONVILLE - The Buford track and field team outpaced the competition and ran to a decisive Region 7-AAA boys championship, defeating second-place finisher North Hall 162-135 on Thursday afternoon at Dawson County High.
If you didn't send off your tax information before Monday's tax deadline day, then you might have encountered a line at the local post office trying to get your information mailed out on time.
For a crash course in health and safety, it's best to turn to the experts.
Nearly 50 years after its first meeting on March 23, 1964, the Lakeshore Squares dance club has lots of new faces but is still dancing strong.
To achieve success in sharpshooting competition, Hall County 4-H S.A.F.E BB Rifle Team members spend half their time learning about guns and gun safety in a classroom, the other half on the range putting their knowledge and skill to use.
ATHENS - Even with a slow start on offense, Friday night's game proved that once the Gainesville offense starts rolling, it is hard to stop.
Page 1 of 1