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.
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.
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.
Johnson volleyball coach Deb Eidson teaches her players about two main things: Leaving it all on the court and giving glory to God.
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.
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.
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.
Even when Kevin Christmas was less than a week old, North Hall coach Bob Christmas and his entire family still took to the sidelines on Friday nights to support another of the Christmas clan.
For Johnson's Cedric Harris, everything starts with leadership and drive. According to Knights coach Jason Roquemore, Harris had the drive that was contagious for all of the Knights' players this season, leading them to their first winning season since 2004 with a 40-21 win over Heritage-Catoosa last Friday night.
Lakeview quarterback Ted Reynolds has only been at the helm of the Lions offense since midway through last season. When he was put into the position, Reynolds admits he was hesitant, but coach Matthew Gruhn had confidence that Reynolds could lead the team on and off the field.
Will Brock's "will to win" attitude has set the rest of the White County football team on fire, according to assistant coach Jake Cantrell. In a back-and-forth 47-42 win over Dawson County last week, Brock was the catalyst for an offense that was able to find momentum at the beginning of the game and carry it through to get the crucial Region 7-AAA victory.
Flowery Branch faced their first tough region foe in the Heritage Patriots on Friday night in Flowery Branch, but the Falcons needed help from some unexpected places to be able to overcome a team that scored 17 points off of Flowery Branch turnovers in the first half alone.
North Hall's Andrew Smith just wants to be on the field any way he can in any position the team needs him.
Every time White County cross country coach Sam Borg sets a goal for freshman runner Jenna Gearing, she knocks it out and moves on to the next one. But that doesn't come as a surprise to Borg after seeing her run over the summer.
Any time Jackson County loses, according to quarterback Kyle Daniel, it lights a fire under the team that fuels them to come back and win the next week.
For anyone looking to dive headfirst into gardening, Hall County Master Gardener Mary Richards says the hydrangea is an ideal introductory perennial plant that comes in a wide variety of colors and types.
This weekend, hundreds of martial arts competitors ranging in ages and belt colors will converge on Riverside Military Academy's Curtis Hall Gym to push their limits in the Atlantic Pacific Tang Soo Do Foundation's national championships.
Fresh locally produced milk, handpicked fruits and a vanilla-flavored base are all it takes for Jaemor Farms to make its signature peach and strawberry soft serve ice cream year-round.
What does human anatomy have to do with the Sanskrit language? They have two things in common. One, I know nothing about either of them. Two, they are very common in the practice of many forms of yoga.
Jim McBride began writing songs at 12 years old but never dreamed of it becoming his career until 20 years later.
Pizza is a popular meal all year-round, and making the tasty pies can be a treat kids of all ages can enjoy.
Imagine having 300 acres of grass to cut. Add 14 miles of edging around sidewalks, fertilizing, aerating and weed eating to the list and it describes the job of a landscape services worker for the city of Gainesville.
Rahab's Rope mission is simple: Teach women skills to help them find work in their communities in India and prevent them from entering human trafficking.
Singers and nonsingers rejoice as Main Street Gainesville's karaoke summer kickoff is back for a second year.
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