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High school track: Drummond, Malquist win state titles

JEFFERSON - One state title just wasn't going to suffice for Daniel Drummond.

May 08, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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


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Football Player of the Week: North Hall running back Kyle Bacus

Kyle Bacus' mild demeanor doesn't make him the ideal candidate to be in the spotlight, especially individual attention for his football accomplishments.

August 29, 2016 | Bill Murphy | All prep football news


Football Player of the Week: Gainesville QB D.J. Irons sharp against West Hall

D.J. Irons showed his cerebral approach as a first-time varsity starter for Gainesville on Friday at West Hall.

August 22, 2016 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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