Last year, a midseason loss to rival Flowery Branch derailed the Gainesville girls' soccer season. The Lady Red Elephants limped into the state playoffs as a No. 4 seed and couldn't produce in the postseason.
Rick Howard knows his Gainesville boys soccer team features a wide variety of talented players this season, a group looking to help win the Red Elephants their first state championship since 2010.
Gainesville's baseball team is taking a break from the early challenges of region play to compete against some of the top high school talent the country has to offer.
As swimming continues to grow in Hall County in the coming years, young swimmers will be able take aim at one name.
OAKWOOD - One of Hall County's most fierce and competitive soccer rivalries lived up to the billing on Friday night at Spartan Field.
Sims Griffith got the fireworks display started, and Brandon Sewell finished it off.
By the time the night's final two events rolled around, there wasn't much left to decide. North Hall's girls and the Gainesville boys had already cruised to track and field titles at the Hall County championships on Friday at Flowery Branch High.
Jaymee Carnes would love to be on the court this weekend with her teammates, living out the senior season she had imagined for herself.
BUFORD - If the first two games of region play are any indication of what's to come from the Buford Wolves, the rest of Region 7-AAA better look out.
MACON - Gene Durden knew playing in the Macon Centreplex could lead to some shooting issues early in Saturday's Class AAA state championship game.
MACON - Earlier in the week, Buford senior Rakim Lubin went on record saying if the Buford Wolves could stop Morgan County senior Tookie Brown, the Wolves would win a state championship.
BUFORD - When the Buford Wolves walked into their locker room following last Saturday's semifinal win over Callaway, there wasn't as much celebration as what boys' coach Allen Whitehart expected from his team.
BUFORD - The Buford girls' basketball team is back in a familiar place.
It took eight minutes for North Hall's boys soccer team to turn a tight game into a comfortable lead.
Michael Gettys looked like he was in mid-season form on Friday night in the Gainesville baseball team's season opener.