Paislee Lee's last-ditch 3-pointer bounced off the rim, and Gainesville's girls basketball team fell to Buford, 33-31, in the championship game of the Big Red Shootout Saturday night at Gainesville High School.
Their legendary high school careers may be over, but the accolades continue to roll in for Gainesville quarterback Deshaun Watson and Buford linebacker Korie Rogers.
After a dominating senior season on the football field, Gainesville's Jay Gaudlock seems to have found his form on the basketball court.
Being on a team with an offense as prolific as Gainesville's, Gage Turner hadn't attempted more than two field goal kicks in a single game throughout his high school career.
Johnson's boys basketball team converted 21 of 25 free throws to beat the Gainesville Red Elephants 87-76 on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Lanierland Tournament at Flowery Branch High School.
Graham Duncan never thought this opportunity would be possible when he joined the football team at Division II Lenoir-Rhyne, a small private university located in Hickory, N.C.
ATLANTA - There wasn't any panic. Instead, there was a sense of resolve among the experienced group of Buford players that sat inside the locker room at halftime.
BUFORD - Jess Simpson doesn't care if his team breaks the state's all-time single-season scoring record of 682 points.
BUFORD - In the end, Buford's height and athleticism was too much for East Hall.
BUFORD - When Buford walked off the field following the first half of last Friday's semifinal game against Callaway, the Wolves were trailing for the first time all season.
Gainesville quarterback Deshaun Watson will undergo an MRI early this week to determine the severity of a knee injury he suffered in the closing minutes of Friday night's 20-14 loss to Tucker in the Class AAAAA state semifinals, Red Elephants coach Bruce Miller confirmed Sunday morning.
BUFORD - What a difference a half makes.
Deshaun Watson couldn't help but smile.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Gainesville Red Elephants are starting to become very comfortable at playing football when the weather turns cold.