CLEVELAND - Heading into today's match-up with St. Pius X in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament, the White County Lady Warriors plan to use the three things that led them to a first-round sweep of Carrollton: strong pitching, solid hitting and temporary tattoos.
While winning two varsity football games in a season would be considered a letdown at some high schools, at Lakeview Academy it's a school record.
BUFORD- The Buford High softball team used 28 hits and two complete-game wins to defeat Dawson County, 6-0, 10-1, in the opening round of the Class AA state tournament Wednesday in Buford.
After opening the day with a 8-5 loss to Walnut Grove, the White County High softball team battled back to defeat Franklin County 11-6 and Walnut Grove 13-0 to earn a spot in the Region 8-AAA championship game Saturday against Oconee County at Lanier Point Park. The Lady Warriors lost that game 8-0 in five innings but came away with a No. 2 seed going into the Class AAA state playoffs which begin next Wednesday.
No matter the sport, there are certain traits that cannot be coached or taught. Size, speed and instinct are among these, but even if all three are present, they will be for naught if the athlete doesn't have the most important: work ethic. Just ask Jessica Stewart, the coach of Class AA's second-ranked Union County softball team. The Lady Panthers are 20-1-1 and 10-0 in Region 8A-AA. Seventeen of those wins have come with junior ...
Offseason strength and agility drills are supposed to ensure that a football player continues to improve and stay healthy while not practicing every day.
Going into the 2009 Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the Audi car company had emerged eight straight years as the overall champion.
When the cars take to the track in the Petit Le Mans on Saturday at Road Atlanta in Braselton, they won't be filled with regular, unleaded gasoline like most of the cars that take to the roads everyday.
Electric engines and racing are not two subjects which, historically, have had anything in common.
While most racing series in North America have seen a drop in manufacturer participation, the American Le Mans Series has seen an increase.
BRASELTON - If you are a race fan, then the next week at Road Atlanta is built just for you.
The location of a practice can be just as important as the practice itself, especially in the case of cross country.
Going into Friday's game with Washington-Wilkes, the Commerce High football team found itself in an unusual position. The Tigers were 0-3 and on the verge of starting 0-4 for the first time in school history.
CLEVELAND- Before the start of every game, the White County High softball team has a tradition. Each player selects a temporary tattoo from a pile and puts it on her forearm. The Lady Warriors consider the practice good luck.
Sometimes 4 yards can make all the difference. During the past few seasons, the Chestatee High football team has been a squad focused on running the ball and playing aggressive defense. The 2010 version of the War Eagles still abides by that philosophy, they've just added one wrinkle: move quarterback Scott Chewning into the shotgun. "We're running the same offense that we've always run, we're just running it out of the shotgun," coach Stan Luttrell ...