Until Saturday, the Buford Wolves had steam rolled through the Class AA state playoffs without a loss, sweeping the first four series over Fannin County, defending state champions Calhoun, Pierce County and Appling County.
As I type these words, I really thought at this point they'd be accompanied by an area baseball team from Region 8-AAA still alive in the state playoffs. Though White County, Gainesville and North Hall were all eliminated in the second round, it doesn't take away from what they accomplished this season.
There's a civil war going on in Georgia, and once again, it's the North that's winning - for now.
Why do GHSA soccer state playoff matches come down to penalty kicks? I never understood that.
Johnson's boys soccer team now has everyone's attention in Class AAA.
In my three years covering high school sports, never have I seen the transferring of student-athletes from one school to another like here in Hall County.
For a second there, it looked like Georgia's football team was going to make it through the entire spring without the word "arrest" coming up. It was almost too good to be true for Bulldog Nation.
Don't fix it if it ain't broke.
Katie Scali knew she had a good team this season, and like any good coach, she made it her job to hide from her team just how good she thought they were.
North Hall started the baseball season splitting its first two games, losing the second 11-1 to Flowery Branch. In their third game of the season, the Trojans were on their way to another sound defeat in their Region 8-AAA opener at White County, trailing 9-3 through five innings.
John McFall has seen a lot of West Hall tennis teams in his tenure as coach of the Spartans, which dates back to 1988.
Yes, it's early in the baseball season and there are plenty of games to be played, but it's hard not to notice Flowery Branch's quick start.
In recent years, Hall County has been a producer of top-tier high school soccer teams.
Hey, I've got a brilliant idea.
"When I got to the 10 tee box, I still believed I could win the tournament, no doubt about it. I still thought that Bubba…"
On July 27, 1993, Jordan Spieth was born.
"Is that Bubba?" one patron asks another.
He walks up the 17th fairway at Augusta National uncomfortably upright, his hands clutched to both ends of a 7-iron that stretches toward the sky behind his head. He rocks the club from one hip to the other, bending his back side-to-side as he grimaces.
The Masters tournament is right around the corner, and when Jim Nantz of CBS welcomes us to Augusta National with his signature "Hello, friends" opening remark, he'll undoubtedly refer to the Masters as "a tradition unlike any other."
Tune the piano.
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