Hall County's wrestling coaches found a problem after last year's Hall County Duals at West Hall High. After some tinkering to the tournament format, they hope that the problem is now just a thing of the past. At the time, it became apparent among the group that a better way could be implemented to crown the individual champions. In the past, coaches simply voted at the end of the meet ...
Bo Wren was at the right place at the right time this season.
I had a sinking feeling after a phone call Friday morning.
Devin Reed has a mature outlook on his freshman year at Wofford College. This Flowery Branch High graduate and freshman wide receiver for the Terriers football team used his first season as a learning experience to be ready next season to compete at a high level of college football.
Gainesville High senior receiver Gerald Ford was in for the surprise of his life when he met with Red Elephants coach Bruce Miller recently. He wasn't in trouble. In fact, quite the opposite.
North Hall football coach Bob Christmas got the Trojans over the hump this season. The Trojans (13-1) made their first appearance in the Class AAA state semifinals - a welcomed change of pace after the school's first two appearances in the state quarterfinals in 2004 and 2006 yielded less favorable results. But something other than the Region 7-AAA championship and a trip to the semifinals linger ...
Nick Long always finds a way to rise to the occasion. This North Hall High senior cross country runner can always be counted on to run his best in a pressure situation.
Sara Walcott is a student of running. No, she doesn't train for her favorite sport like it was a class with text books and a calculator.
West Hall High wrestling coach Rod Galvan looked at senior wrestler Colby Yates after the Spartans wrestled against Blessed Trinity two weeks ago and knew something was wrong. Galvan was baffled at what could be bothering his star 130-pound grappler.
I've seen a lot of great high school football this season. From the flooding rains back on opening night to the Buford Wolves hoisting the Class AA state championship trophy just a couple days ago in a chilly rain, it's been a season to remember.
Sharon Qualls built quite a foundation with West Hall's volleyball program. In seven years at the helm, the first and only coach in the program's eight-year history she's set the bar high for future Lady Spartans team.
It wasn't close. It wasn't dramatic. And it certainly wasn't suspenseful.
Katie Spell never even planned on playing high school volleyball as a child. So the idea of leading the Trojans to back-to-back Area 7-AAA titles in her final two seasons of high school was the last thing on her mind.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons owner and CEO Arthur Blank was clearly upset at the team's South Hall headquarters Wednesday, as he addressed the untimely departure of former head coach Bobby Petrino. Blank, who was flanked by Falcons President and General Manager Rich McKay, were probed during a press conference about the 24-hour whirlwind of events that saw Petrino resign as Falcons coach and then accept the ...
Buford left quite an impression on football fans last weekend. The Wolves' breakfast edition of Class AA semifinal football was probably the most complete team that played in the Dome.
Paul Powers appears to be preparing for a situation that, from the outside, seems ideal. On Monday, the rising North Hall High senior and four-time swimming state champion, gave a verbal commitment to compete for the 2013 National Champion University of Michigan starting in 2014.
Austin Montgomery was never the typical college basketball prospect. His faith and family have always outweighed any desire to play at the next level.
Veteran Atlanta Falcons linebacker Stephen Nicholas struck just the right tone for the audience of high school football players and their participating coaches Thursday during the NFL's High School Player Development Camp at East Hall.
Pep Brown is finding that a confident approach to an unfamiliar course is paying off well at the Southern Junior Championship.
Jared Hodge couldn't have asked for better training prior to landing his first head baseball coaching job at Johnson.
Preston Graham and Colton Duttweiler are looking to play together one last time before heading off to different colleges. Both of the left-handed pitchers who helped North Hall advance all the way to the Class AAA baseball state finals will represent Team Georgia in the upcoming Heartland Baseball Classic.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones says their offense could be unstoppable in 2013.
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