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Girls Athlete of the Week: Flowery Branch's Marissa Ivey

Flowery Branch senior guard Marissa Ivey is a player the team depends on to do it all. From knocking down 3-pointers, to making the crucial jump shot at the end of the game, to defending the pass, to sending out text reminders to her teammates about practices and other events, the Lady Falcons know they can turn to Ivey for anything.

January 14, 2013 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Girls Athlete of the Week: Buford's Kaela Davis

Kaela Davis has been a common name among the Buford community and basketball scouts nationwide for quite a while. The No. 2 recruit in the nation and the No. 1 at her position, according to ESPN, was originally verbally committed to the University Tennessee, but has since changed her plans and has signed to play for Georgia Tech in the fall.

January 08, 2013 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


High school wrestling: Local teams have high expectations for area duals tournaments

Area duals this year are going to have a bit of a different flavor for the Flowery Branch wrestling program.

January 02, 2013 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Home for the Holidays: Flowery Branch's Nick Lankford

For Nick Lankford, making the transition from a high school state champion to a college wrestler hasn't been easy.

December 31, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | Community sports


Home for the Holidays: Buford's Cody Getz

Cody Getz spent his first three years at the United States Air Force Academy playing behind old friend Asher Clark, whom he grew up with in Lawrenceville. As a senior, however, Getz took over at running back and has certainly seized the opportunity to start for the Falcons.

December 28, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | Staff sports picks


Home For The Holidays: Buford's Blanche Alverson

In her three-plus years at Auburn, senior guard Blanche Alverson has spent most of her time playing basketball, but the Buford grad also believes that she has been able to have "the true Auburn experience."

December 25, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | Community sports


Girls Athlete of the Week: Chestatee's Maegan Kenimer

Every time the Chestatee Lady War Eagles step on the court, senior post Maegan Kenimer is going to make herself known to their opponent.

December 18, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Boys Athlete of the Week: Jefferson's Satchel Turpin

Jefferson basketball coach Bolling DuBose had a feeling that Satchel Turpin would have a breakout game sometime this season, he just didn't realize it would happen so early in the year.

December 17, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Girls Runner of the Year: White County's Jenna Gearing

If there's one word to describe the feeling White County's Jenna Gearing felt when she crossed the finish line first at the state championship meet in November in Carrollton, it would be relief.

December 16, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Girls Athlete of the Week: Towns County's Stephanie Patton

Towns County's Stephanie Patton has natural talent, according her head coach Jim Melton, but that doesn't stop the Lady Indians' star from spending hours on end in the gym taking shots and trying to make herself better.

December 11, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Boys Athlete of the Week: Johnson's Ty Cockfield

Consistent is just one of the many words that can be used to describe the playing style of Johnson's Ty Cockfield, but according to head coach Jeff Steele, it may be one of the most important.

December 10, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Volleyball Coach of the Year: Johnson's Deb Eidson

Johnson volleyball coach Deb Eidson teaches her players about two main things: Leaving it all on the court and giving glory to God.

December 08, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Girls Athlete of the Week: Flowery Branch's Tavia Sykes

The Flowery Branch Lady Falcons have learned that whenever times are rough or things "start going awry," the team can count on senior point guard Tavia Sykes to take over and make a difference both on the court and on the sideline.

December 04, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Softball Coach of the Year: Buford's Tony Wolfe

Buford softball coach Tony Wolfe spends a lot of time with his team teaching them "the intangibles" - things like work ethic, commitment, and other positive qualities he believes come from playing high school sports.

December 01, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Girls Athlete of the Week: North Hall's Jordan Nix

North Hall coach Kristi House believes that Jordan Nix is simply picking up where she left off after tearing her ACL in the first game of the 2011 season. So far this season, she's the Lady Trojans' leading scorer.

November 27, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


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Girls Athlete of the Week: Gainesville's Meg Callahan

The Gainesville girls golf team has looked to Meg Callahan to be a soft-spoken but strong leader since her freshman season, when she finished with the lowest stroke average in the program and won the team's player of the year award.

April 10, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


Hunt for Easter egg all across Northeast Georgia

Hunting season is here! Egg hunting, that is.

April 10, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Get Out top stories


Football Player of the Week: West Hall's Antonio Pittman

Antonio Pittman's role as a West Hall Spartan has been increasing ever since he first stepped onto the field in Oakwood.

August 26, 2013 | Kelsey Williamson | All prep football news


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