Last week in the 51st annual Lanierland Tournament, East Hall's Kymon Woods got on a roll.
OAKWOOD - With the scored tied going into the second overtime Thursday night at West Hall High, East Hall's Jasmine Jenkins knew that she had to put the Lady Vikings' offense on her back if they were to win the 2010 Lanierland Tournament.
West Hall's Shunquez Stephens is all about toughness. As the quarterback of the varsity football team and the focus of the basketball team, Stephens knows how important mental and physical toughness can be when the game is on the line. His performance Dec. 14 against North Forsyth certainly showed that. After getting into early foul trouble, Stephens sat the bench for most of a first half that saw him score only four points. The Spartans ...
If another reminder was needed that no lead is truly safe, Monday's game between the boys of Gainesville and West Hall provided it.
If there was one constant theme during the 2010 cross country season, it was the dominance of North Hall.
CLEVELAND - Some coaches just can't help but win. No matter the sport, players, climate or area, there are some leaders who always find themselves on top.
Having 10 seniors on a basketball team at any level is rare, but for coach David Roberts and the North Georgia Christian school it's almost unheard of.
Rebuilding an athletic program is never easy. Doing so in only one season approaches remarkable.
CLEVELAND- It has been a fall of firsts for White County High. For the first time in school history, the Lady Warriors softball team won a state championship. The Class AAA title is the first for White County since the girls basketball team of 1981 brought home a state championship and was also the first for coach John Brown in the state of Georgia. Also for the first time in school history, the Warriors football ...
COMMERCE - For the past 33 years there have been two constants at Commerce High: a winning football program and coach Steve Savage.
Going into the 2010 season, the biggest question at Gainesville High was how well freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson could direct a Red Elephant offense that made it to the state finals last season.
When the Lumpkin County football team puts on the pads to face off with Monroe Area at 7:30 p.m. Friday at J.P. King Memorial Stadium in Dahlonega, there will be more on the line than a spot in the state playoffs.
HOMER - After losing a game to Fannin County on Oct. 22, the Leopards of Banks County High went into last Friday's match up with East Hall with more than a chip on their shoulder.
BUFORD - Most high school athletes are extremely fortunate to be members of a state championship team once during their high school careers. The majority of those who play sports during their last years of school do not even make the state playoffs, much less win the whole tournament.
OAKWOOD - Last Friday night was senior night at Johnson High as the football team played host to Oconee County, but it was a sophomore that stepped into the spotlight and led the Knights to a 40-27 win.