The Atlanta Falcons won't leave Hall County for training camp this summer. Not even for the team's annual Kia Motors Friday Night Lights scrimmage.
With one very heavy push, Tim Moon can become a champion once again. The Hall County resident looks to take home a national title in the bench press when he competes in the United States Powerlifting and BenchPress Championships today and Sunday in Peoria, Ill. Moon, who already has national and world championships to his name in the event, will attempt to lift 755 pounds - his personal best - for the first time in ...
Brad Keller was informed ahead of time that his selection in the 2013 MLB Draft was drawing near.
In a three-year span, Tyler Porter has gone from a broken back to broken personal records. The University of Tennessee pole vaulter and Jefferson High graduate has spent his entire collegiate career battling back from an injury he sustained in the summer before his freshman year with the Vols. Now in his third outdoor season, he's certainly showing signs of recovery. Porter tied for seventh in the Division-I men's pole vault at Wednesday's NCAA Championships ...
It has been almost 17 years since the 1996 Olympic Games brought rowing to the area, but the Lake Lanier Rowing Club continues to shine for some of the sport's biggest events.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Now a year into his duties, Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan is starting to get comfortable with his surroundings as he begins the preparation for his second season with the team.
A little more than a week since being hired by Flowery Branch High, David Sokol already feels right at home.
Flowery Branch High didn't have to look far to find its next boys basketball coach. All it took was a glance 30 minutes southeast of campus, across I-85 and into neighboring Winder to find the Falcons' next leader on the court, David Sokol. Sokol was hired as head coach on Monday, according to a statement released Monday by Hall County Schools Director of Community Relations and Athletics Gordon Higgins. The former Winder-Barrow High coach heads ...
COLLEGE PARK – Through 79 minutes of play, the East Hall boys soccer team had every opportunity to keep its historic playoff run alive in Thursday's Class AAA state semifinal match against Woodward Academy.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park. In the case of Gainesville, which holds that distinction, that bad day came at the worst time. The Red Elephants (27-5) struggled to remain consistent at the plate and suffered costly defensive errors in their Class AAAAA state quarterfinal series with Whitewater on Tuesday at Ivey-Watson Field, and the end result was a two-game sweep to end their season. ...
The Gainesville baseball team has found success this season by playing a relaxed game, even in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.
North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman won the Class AAA state title in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
Not even the scouting report could accurately demonstrate how fast a team the Chestatee boys soccer team would encounter in Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday at War Eagle Stadium.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls aren't the first soccer team to discover that no lead is safe in the second round of the state playoffs.
At first glimpse, a boys state playoff matchup between Class AAAA soccer powers Johnson and Dalton would be expected in the championship game, or at least the semifinals.
BUFORD - Buford coach Jess Simpson might have the best backup quarterback in Georgia.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
BUFORD - It wasn't pretty, but Buford's quarterfinal matchup with fellow state power Carver-Columbus finished in usual fashion - with the Wolves on top.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
TYRONE - Chestatee made major strides during its 2013 season, building a campaign that reached historic levels in the program's short history.
SUGAR HILL - Chestatee coach Stan Luttrell has told his players all season long to give "four quarters and then some."
North Hall quarterback Andrew Smith can't remember the last time he played in such a physical game.
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