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This week: Golfers tee it up for state title

The North Hall boys golf team enters today's Class AAA state meet at the Waynesboro Country Club with a head of steam, including top ranking in the state coaches poll and recent win at the Region 7-AAA meet. The Trojans are part of the 16-team field at the par-72, 6,834-yard course, just south of Augusta. Westminster is the defending state champion.

May 04, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


North Hall makes semifinals

Mary Mancin couldn't get over how familiar Saturday's state quarterfinal win against Eagles Landing felt.

May 02, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Spartans make history, reach soccer semis

OAKWOOD - West Hall boys soccer coach Wolfgang Jager broke out in an immediate smile when asked about the 2-0 win against Eagles Landing in the Class AAA state quarterfinals Saturday in Oakwood. His response with his thick German accent said it all.

May 02, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school baseball: Trojans close out season with win

It was only fitting that the Region 7-AAA playoff picture wasn't completely solidified until the final out was recorded on the final day of the regular season.

May 02, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Lakeview Academy playing for perfect region record

Today's regular season finale for Lakeview Academy (22-1, 15-0) is simply a formality with the Region 8-A and home field advantage to open the Class A state playoffs already locked up. The only motivating factor for the Lions today against Hebron Christian (19-3, 12-3) is to round out the regular season with an undefeated region mark heading into next Friday's opening round of the postseason.

April 30, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Flowery Branch holds off Johnson

FLOWERY BRANCH - Jessie Brookshire wasn't going to let his golden opportunity pass him by. The Flowery Branch sophomore put up two hits and drove in a run in his first appearance in a varsity game en route to his team's 5-4 win against Johnson on Wednesday in Flowery Branch.

April 30, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school soccer: Gainesville takes out Stephens County

TOCCOA - Gainesville boys soccer coach Rick Howard doesn't sound like he's intimidated by the task at hand.

April 25, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Area baseball leaders emerged for 2009

There's a handful of high school baseball players who have made the biggest impact with their team this season.

April 23, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school golf: Gainesville girls get second in region, going back to state

JASPER - Margaret Yeh is ahead of the learning curve when it comes to playing golf.

April 23, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Lakeview slams Athens Academy

Lakeview Academy's baseball season is falling in to place nicely. The Lions (19-1, 12-0 Region 8-A) moved one step closer to the region title with their 15-4 victory against Athens Academy on Tuesday in Gainesville. Lakeview can secure the region title with wins against Athens Christian and Commerce later this week.

April 22, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


North Hall burns Red Elephants

With its 8-4 win against Gainesville on Monday, North Hall accomplished two things: The Trojans (11-10, 11-8 Region 7-AAA) earned a split in the season series against Gainesville, and they left the Red Elephants (11-9, 11-8) clinging to slim hopes of making the playoffs.

April 21, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Shaw steady at No. 2 QB spot

ATLANTA - Josh Nesbitt's pain has turned out to be Jaybo Shaw's gain.

April 19, 2009 | Bill Murphy | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


Defense shines in Georgia Tech's spring game

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech senior linebacker Sedric Griffin doesn't come across as an aggressive person off the football field.

April 19, 2009 | Bill Murphy | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


Shaw looking to lead Yellow Jackets in today's T-Day Game

Jaybo Shaw is constantly studying.

April 18, 2009 | Bill Murphy | Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


High school baseball: Top teams stay hot

The Region 7-AAA baseball standings have stayed remarkably consistent all season. There's been very little fluctuation at the top of the standings among the top four programs: Lumpkin County, Creekview, West Forsyth and Flowery Branch.

April 16, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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August 21, 2015 | Bill Murphy | All prep football news


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