OAKWOOD - The Johnson boys make it a point to get the ball to sophomore Ty Cockfield with room to get creative.
The best decision Gary Barnes has made as the Chestatee's boys basketball coach was to go to the extreme.
Johnson boys basketball coach Jeff Steele likes the controlled aggression that his senior center Montrell McKenzie brings to the floor. McKenzie blocks shots with his 6-foot-7 frame and long arms. He also deflects the ball and grabs rebounds with his big body inside for the Knights (16-4, 4-0 Region 8-AAAA).
Gary Downs will be pulling for the Atlanta Falcons just as hard as any other fan today in front of his television. He thinks Atlanta has the talent to get past the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game with a slot in the Super Bowl on the line. Downs, now the head football coach at Riverside Military Academy, would like nothing more than to see the franchise he spent four full seasons playing ...
West Hall junior Hunter Atkinson has a feeling Friday's 59-41 win over White County was just the boost the team needed to start the second half of a difficult Region 7-AAA schedule.
The East Hall boys have to feel much more confident about the direction of their season after a four-game region winning streak.
Stuart Cunningham stepped down as Habersham Central football coach on Wednesday, according to the school's athletic director Amy Hood. The four-year Raiders coach met with players and staff members the same day to inform them of his decision.
Buford's A.J. Davis didn't see any point in worrying with a lead that was dwindling quickly at North Hall on Tuesday. He knew all along that a huge size advantage could play to the Wolves' advantage when it came down to the wire.
Ty Cockfield's first indication that Johnson had a chance to have a special season was fall conditioning. The new sophomore point guard was immediately impressed with how everyone was on the same page, trying to get better for basketball season as the Knights jumped up to Class AAAA for 2012-13.
Chestatee's Bart Velasquez has had to work for everything in his life. That's only served as a way of sharpening his desire on the wrestling mat, chasing his dream of a spot in the traditional state finals as a senior at 113 pounds.
To try and pick a frontrunner among the boys basketball programs in Region 7-AAA would be the ultimate shot in the dark.
This is the week Georgia and Georgia Tech look to cap off the regular season with a bowl victory.
Imani Cross had a much deserved break for a few days during Christmas to re-connect with family in Georgia, even though he was still in football mode as the University of Nebraska freshman running back and North Hall High grad was readying to face his home state University of Georgia in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla.
One of the greatest skills Ishmael Hollis has picked up is his networking ability. Hollis, a Flowery Branch High graduate, has been a constant ambassador for the North Georgia College & State University basketball program, where he currently leads the team with 19 points and six rebounds per game.
Just hours after winning the Class AAAAA state championship on Dec. 14, Gainesville High junior quarterback Deshaun Watson sent a text message to his position coach Michael Perry.
Spring football is just as important as a high school coach wants it to be. Even though it's good to get as many players in uniform for evaluation as much as possible, it's up for debate whether it has to be done at the end of the calendar school year to yield any better results.
North Hall fed off the production of senior pitcher Preston Graham so far this postseason. Through two rounds, Graham has posted two complete-game shutouts.
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