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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

North Hall coach Christmas leading youngest son's final season

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.

November 20, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | All prep football news

Player of the Week: Johnson's Cedric Harris

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.

November 12, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | All prep football news

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Former Irish Tenor to sing for charitable causes

A smooth, soothing voice meets powerful music and philanthropy when John McDermott takes the stage for many of his concerts. Now McDermott, once a member of the famed Irish Tenors and multi-platinum recording artist, will bring his range of hymns, traditional songs and contemporary music to Gainesville.

January 29, 2015 | Kelsey Williamson | Get Out top stories

Students finding less time for sleep as extracurricular activities add up

As more students do their best to overachieve and prepare for a competitive future, many find it difficult to accomplish their many tasks in a regular day and stay up late into the night. The result is students forgo getting enough sleep.

January 19, 2015 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories

Female epilepsy patient uses art class to battle disease

Sixteen years ago, Angie Bryant's life changed.

January 18, 2015 | Kelsey Williamson | Life top stories


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