GAINESVILLE - A win's a win, at least that's how the saying goes.
DALTON - The Buford girls basketball team had one objective in their state quarterfinal game Friday night: Beat them with athleticism.
DALTON – The Jefferson boys basketball team was better prepared for Friday's state quarterfinal contest than they thought, and it had nothing to do with a gameplan.
The ability to overcome obstacles and prevail is a key to success; and the North Hall boys basketball team proved that Wednesday night.
Flowery Branch girls coach Hazel Hall knows that in order for her team to pull off another upset in the state tournament, they're going to have to be at their best.
During warmups prior to each game this season, North Hall has donned green long-sleeved T-shirts with a 16 on the front.
FLOWERY BRANCH - With dead legs and a region title in its sights, the North Hall boys basketball team had to draw strength from somewhere.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The first two games of the Region 7-AAA tournament for Gainesville had one thing in common: a slow start.
The Lady Vikings' speed and stellar defensive rotation was on display Monday night in a 58-27 win over Creekview in the Region 7-AAA semifinals at Flowery Branch.
FLOWERY BRANCH - According to West Hall coach Warren Sellers, it wasn't so much playing a close game in the first round against Gainesville that helped his team Monday night.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Halftime adjustments can make or break a team.
A back-and-forth game was settled with a 9-0 third quarter-ending run by the Trojans in their 66-57 win over East Hall on Monday night the Region 7-AAA semifinals at Flowery Branch High.
The Lady Red Elephants took an 11-4 lead early in the game hitting 4 of 6 from the field including three 3-pointers and didn't look back en route to a win Saturday in the Region 7-AAA quarterfinals at Chestatee High.
There's a reason coaches preach that defense wins games, and the Flowery Branch girls basketball team proved Saturday night that they have been listening.
The Vikings continued their hot shooting, hitting 50 percent from the field and making nine 3-pointers en route to a 7-38 win Friday night at North Hall.
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