BRASELTON - Jimmy Lloyd was all smiles as he exited the 18th green Sunday.
Lloyd, one of the 96 competitors from across the country in the Medicus Preseason Junior event at the Chateau Elan Golf Club, finished the opening round with an even par 71, putting him in a first-place tie with Matthew Cahill from Boca Raton, Fla. In the girls division, Kendall Wright of Suwanee put together a 4-under par 67 to grab the early lead.
GAINESVILLE- Mary Mancin and Tess Patton know a good deal when they see it.
Both of these North Hall High soccer players were among 800 girls on hand at the Allen Creek Soccer Complex on Saturday morning for a special opportunity to take part in an Olympic Development Program soccer camp right here in their own backyard.
GAINESVILLE-Flowery Branch High wrestling coach Shane Lancaster couldn't have been more pleased with the way his Falcons opened up the Hall County Duals on Thursday evening at Chestatee High.
Six of seven Flowery Branch grapplers that reached the finals of the traditional format emerged with an individual title. Now the real test begins with the duals battle tonight and Saturday for county bragging rights.
West Hall High graduate Steven Smigelsky is making an impact for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga football team. Smigelsky, a third-year sophomore, played in all 11 games this season for the Mocs and recorded 11 solo tackles, three assisted tackles, two for a loss and a sack.
North Hall High grad Derek Rich is settling in just fine at the University of Connecticut. The sophomore played in all 12 games this season, assuming duties as the starting long snapper and back-up tight end.
GAINESVILLE-Gainesville High girls basketball coach Manson Hill could have been more pleased, but he was nonetheless happy with the way his Lady Red Elephants concluded the Jackson EMC Lanierland Tournament.