FLOWERY BRANCH - Upon taking the head football coaching position at Flowery Branch last year, Chris Griffin faced a daunting task. Not only would he be expected to expand on the school's burgeoning tradition on the gridiron, he'd also be expected to continue a legacy of cultivating collegiate talent.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Having suffered a heartbreaking loss just three days earlier, it was important that the Flowery Branch girls basketball team was back on its feet by the next game, especially in front of a home crowd for the last time in the regular season.
The Gainesville boys basketball team has seemingly caught up to rest of their opponents despite missing several key players during the early stages of the season due to the Red Elephants' state championship run in football.
The Flowery Branch wrestling team doesn't have time to dwell on its heartbreaking loss in the Hall County Duals Championship on Saturday.
ATHENS - When Georgia tight end Derek Rich came to Athens this week for preseason practice, he was greeted by Jackson Griffeth, one of his teammates during his days at North Hall High.
ATHENS - A year ago, Georgia was at the center of the college football universe, eventually entering the 2008 season with a No. 1 ranking. Since then, Bulldogs coach Mark Richt has watched the hype dissipate as his team slid to a relatively disappointing 10-3 finish, followed by the early departures of stars like Matthew Stafford and Knowshon Moreno.
As soon as the clock struck midnight Saturday, the East Hall High football team dusted off its pads and headed out to the field for a full-contact practice session.
As if being a soccer fan in the United States weren't hard enough, being one in Northeast Georgia is even harder.
LAWRENCEVILLE - A 54-minute rain delay was all that stood between the Gwinnett Braves and the continuation of a recent hot streak.
Newly-hired Habersham Central head football coach Stuart Cunningham hasn't wasted any time taking control of the program now in his hands.
The Gainesville A's appearance in the 2009 American Legion state tournament may be a curtain call for coach Clay Haynes.
FLOWERY BRANCH -The Gainesville Travelers proved Wednesday night that it's never too late to turn a baseball game around.
Gainesville Travelers head coach Chad Stephens called Wednesday's 10-7 loss to the Macon Giants the longest game he's ever coached.
It's business as usual for the Commerce High football team this summer.
Baseball fans looking for a nearby professional game to attend may struggle to find one this week.
Flowery Branch High didn't have to look far to find its next boys basketball coach.
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.
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.
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