OAKWOOD - After being eliminated in the opening round of the state playoffs last season, the Johnson boys soccer team was determined to make it back to - and farther into - this year's tournament.
With the Region 8-AA championship on the line Saturday night in Tiger, East Hall coach Joe Dix put the game in the hands of senior guard Dre Perry.
TIGER - Make it 10 wins in a row and a Region 8-AA championship for the East Hall boys basketball team. Led by a strong fourth-quarter press defense and the calm free-throw shooting of senior Dre Perry down the stretch, the fifth-ranked Vikings defeated Rabun County, 61-54, on Saturday in the region title game. Perry made 7-of-8 free throws, all in the final minute, and the Vikings (22-5) came back to ...
There are nights when Towns County girls basketball player Gabby Arencibia just doesn't miss.
MOUNT AIRY - Tavia Sykes made two free throws with less than a minute remaining in overtime and the Flowery Branch girls basketball team held on to defeat Heritage 43-42 on Monday in Mount Airy in the opening round of the Region 8-AAAA tournament.
OAKWOOD- There are times when losing can have a positive effect. With a 31-18 lead in the third quarter of its Jan. 31 matchup with Gainesville, the second-ranked West Hall boys basketball team started playing flat. Winners of 11-straight at the time, the Spartans seemed sure they would prevail and began playing as if the game was already over. Three overtimes later, Gainesville was victorious and West Hall (20-4, 11-1 Region 8B-AAA) went home with ...
February at Buford High means two things: the girls basketball team is gearing up for another state title run and the defending state champion football team is reloading.
The North Georgia College and State University softball team has been voted No. 2 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II Preseason Top 25 Poll, released on Wednesday.
A lot can change in three years. As a freshman at West Hall High, Ricardo Mancilla was more than a thousand miles from home and spoke no English. He had never thought about being a wrestler and never seen a match. Last Saturday, Mancilla, now a junior, became a Hall County wrestling champion. Trailing Ryan Raber 13-4 in the closing moments of the match that would most likely decide the winner of the Hall County ...
The chances that an expectant mother will give birth to twins is, on average, about three percent.
Going into Saturday's game against Stephens County, Chestatee girls basketball player Peyton Robertson had a feeling.
As a sophomore on the Buford High girls basketball team, Kaela Davis knows what it is like to feel and overcome pressure.
With continued controversy centering around sports in college, it's nice to see one collegiate athlete who is trying to blend her love of sports with her education.
When the Georgia Bulldogs step onto the field at 3:30 p.m. today to face Central Florida in the Liberty Bowl, it will be the culmination of an up-and-down season that got off to a rocky start - much like the collegiate football career of Chase Vasser.
Being away from home is never easy, just ask Jaymee Carnes. The former Gainesville basketball standout is a freshman at Wake Forest University this season and, on top of taking her first college classes and learning a new basketball system, Carnes has had to adjust to being five hours away from her family and friends. Carnes said that while taking college classes and becoming familiar with a new team has been difficult, "being away from ...