As Reg Murphy sat among a distinguished panel of athletic figures recently in Macon, there was one thought he couldn't shake from his mind.
After leading the West Hall High boys basketball program to 182 wins over 14 years as head coach, Warren Sellers announced his resignation in a letter to athletic director Ethan Banks on Monday.
Just two events into a new season, the Gainesville High boys golf program is off to a fantastic start.
Sidney Cochran excels at everything she does. Swimming is where she pulls in some of her biggest accolades.
The unbelievable success of the basketball program at Marietta's Wheeler High has come under a coaching staff groomed in the game in Gainesville.
BUFORD - Camille Anderson wore a smile from ear to ear after the best game of her career Tuesday night, a battle between two elite high school players.
Two words quickly roll off the tongue of Johnson coach Jeff Steele when talking about state quarterfinal opponent Jonesboro. It's certainly a flattering assessment of the top-ranked Cardinals (29-1).
EVANS - The ball was in the right hands for Gainesville in the final seconds of Friday's second-round playoff game against Greenbrier. Sophomore Taylor Hawks took the pass from Shikiya Brown, looked both ways and just before time expired drained a finger-roll shot in the lane to secure the upset win of the second-ranked Lady Wolfpack in Evans.
Chestatee allowed five quick points by Pickens' Haley Kalson in the final minute of the first half Thursday to open the postseason in Gainesville. It didn't appear to be too much to overcome at the time, trailing by only three at intermission.
Johnson's boys are enjoying two big benefits for winning the Region 8-AAAA basketball tournament Saturday night. First, the fifth-ranked Knights will be able to hang another championship banner in the gym as back-to-back champ.
Perfect record still intact, the Johnson boys will go for the Region 8-AAAA championship tonight in Oakwood.
Gainesville High point guard Luke Maddox has been dismissed from the boys basketball program following an arrest on campus for possession of marijuana.
The competition at the top in Region 8-AAAAA has been a constant battle all season on the girls' side. From beginning to end, Flowery Branch (20-3, 12-1) and Gainesville (18-7, 10-3) have stood out near the top.
The East Hall's boys' final win of the regular season was just the icing on the cake to a perfect 12-0 run in region play.
Ty Powers knows exactly who he is as a swimmer.
Johnson's football players posed for an impromptu celebratory shot together, while Knights coach Jason Roquemore was bopping around the field after Friday's game against Riverside Military Academy at Maginnis Field in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch made a number of costly mistakes Friday against Heritage.
Gainesville's senior quarterback Mikey Gonzalez was electric all night in Friday's 46-6 win against Winder-Barrow - before and after a 70-minute weather delay due to lightning around City Park Stadium in Gainesville.
Jefferson freshman phenom running back Colby Wood is quickly making a name for himself with a tenacious running style, much more assertive than most young running backs.
LOGANVILLE – Gainesville has two weeks to find some continuity on both sides of the ball before the region schedule begins. The season opener was far less than what coach Bruce Miller hoped for.