FLOWERY BRANCH - The Lady Falcons entered halftime dominating every aspect of their match against Dunwoody, except for on the scoreboard.
North Hall knows how important each game is the rest of the way.
Thursday was a special day for Trey Loggins and North Georgia Christian School.
Today marks the last day of league play for Area 8-AAA, and for a lot of local teams, it's win-or-go home time.
ATHENS - It wasn't a high scoring affair and, in fact, the halftime score resembled that of a baseball spring training game rather than a spring football game. But the annual Red and Black game did provide some late excitement in the Black's 18-11 win on Saturday at Sanford Stadium.
Flowery Branch quarterback Kanler Coker's spring is off to a good start.
As high schools are gearing up for the postseason in spring sports, football teams are getting ready for spring football practice.
FLOWERY BRANCH - All season long, the boys' side of Region 8-AAA has been a tight race between Gainesville, West Hall and Oconee County. At the region tournament, and with a No. 1 seed in the Class AAA state playoffs on the line, Gainesville emerged from the pack, beating Oconee County 3-0 in the championship on Thursday at Bobby Bailey Tennis Center.
In a crowded Region 8-AAA in which five teams are in the hunt for the final two playoff spots with a little more than a week remaining in the season, North Hall is in a must-win scenario each time it takes the soccer field.
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FLOWERY BRANCH - Four games in a week is a tall order for any high school baseball team. To come out with four wins is flat out remarkable.
When Scott Myers took over as coach for the Flowery Branch baseball this season for longtime skipper Jerry Lawler, he had one goal in mind: Return the Falcons to the state playoffs, where they haven't been since 2009, when they were swept out of the opening round by Oconee County as a member of Region 7-AAA.
Banks County is trying to position itself for a spot in the state playoffs and on Tuesday in Gainesville it got all the help it needed from subregion foe East Hall.
North Hall has developed a reputation for come-from-behind victories. Eight times this season the Trojans have found themselves trailing in the first inning, only to turn their fortunes around.
It was a game neither Gainesville nor North Hall wanted to lose and, rivalry aside, it was a game neither team could afford to lose.