OAKWOOD - Madeline McCarthy wants to be a difference maker for the Flowery Branch girls soccer program. On a roster ripe with youth, the Lady Falcons' senior midfielder sees it as her place to bring a little energy to the pitch as they get ready for the main stretch of games in Region 8-AAAAA.
Samuel Palmer netted four goals to lead the Riverside Military Academy soccer team to an 8-0 win against Strong Rock Christian on Tuesday in Locust Grove.
Starting pitcher Trevor Roof got Flowery Branch off to an ideal start in Region 8-AAAAA. On Monday, he needed just 45 pitches for the Falcons (6-1, 1-0) to take down Cedar Shoals 15-0 in three innings at the Hog Mountain Sports Complex.
The fourth annual North Georgia Classic All-Star basketball game is scheduled for Saturday March 28 at Gainesville High. The day begins with a 3-point contest at 1 p.m., slam dunk contest at 2 p.m., girls game at 3 p.m., followed by the boys' game.
Juan Mejia was surprised to even get a shot away when a rebound fell to him with eight minutes gone in Saturday's win over East Hall.
The Johnson Knights were a picture of speed and precision even on a misty night in Oakwood.
When she concedes a goal early, Lucy Ibarra said she typically gets down on herself.
Alyssa Turner's hat trick and assist fueled the Lady Red Elephants soccer team in a 5-1 win over Heritage on Friday.
Flowery Branch High girls basketball coach Hazel Hall is retiring at the end of the school year to pursue another opportunity.
Even when Madison County saw glimpses of success against Corbin Lewallen at the plate, the North Hall left-hander continued to torment the Red Raiders once they reached the basepaths.
The Gainesville High girls topped Lanier 3-2 on Thursday at Longwood Park.
Cameron Wilson notched two doubles and an RBI to lead Chestatee to a 6-5 win against Apalachee on Wednesday.
After leading the West Hall High boys basketball program to 182 wins over 14 years as head coach, Warren Sellers announced his resignation in a letter to athletic director Ethan Banks on Monday.
Liz Fischer and Alyssa Turner each tallied three goals to lead Gainesville's girls to a 9-0 win against Winder-Barrow on Tuesday.
With a chance to cement a 2-0 start to the season, Gainesville's prolific golfing trio didn't flinch.
Showing off his unyielding pace and a silky smooth tap-in, Johnson's best striker put Class AAAA on notice.
Jackson Madonna's throw-in gave North Hall a chance, and Sammy Diaz's header to the bottom right corner of the goal made it pay off in a major way.
Javier Carus netted a pair of goals to lead Riverside Military Academy's soccer team to a 5-0 win over Rabun County on Tuesday.
Winning baseball doesn't have to be flashy. Timely hitting, solid defense and pitching in the strike zone consistently seems to be working just fine for East Hall.
Jonathan Gettys struck out all six batters he faced to earn a save as the Gainesville baseball team won 2-1 at Salem on Monday.
Victor Menocal can still remember one of the first people to welcome his family to Gainesville when he moved to the city in 1994. It was Wayne Vickery.
The Jefferson High baseball team picked up a 14-1 and 10-0 doubleheader sweep of East Jackson on Saturday.
ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST TEAM
Given one last chance to play high school basketball in their home county, Hall County's best seniors didn't disappoint.
Ty Cockfield had a penchant for making things look easy during his senior year for Johnson High's boys basketball team. Looks can be deceiving.
One of the most telling moments in Camille Anderson's senior season was also one of the scariest.
Coaches are always seeking to get more out of their players.
The Buford High girls basketball team began the 2014-15 season with a sense of unfinished business after losing to St. Pius X in the state title game last year.
Junior Gonzalez delivered when Johnson needed him most - but he's missing a vital piece of equipment.
The Flowery Branch boys soccer team was pushing hard. Down a goal in the second half, the Falcons were creating scoring chances and fending off Gainesville's opportunities.