BUFORD - The East Hall girls have had no time to listen to the naysayers. The only expectations they care about are the ones coming from inside their own locker room after an up-and-down regular season that has given way to the Region 7-AAA tournament.
SUGAR HILL – Game after game, opponents remain stumped when it comes to slowing down the Johnson boys' high-octane offense.
The Gainesville boys weathered a tough second half against Cedar Shoals but were able to come out on top 53-51 in the Region 8-AAAAA tournament on Monday in Loganville.
Until June rolls around, the MLB Draft is the last thing on the mind of Michael Gettys.
Led by Daniel McCrary's 24 points, the Lumpkin County boys' basketball team secured a state playoff spot by knocking off third-seeded Lanier 70-65 in the Region 8-AAAA tournament quarterfinals on Saturday in Sugar Hill.
After missing out on the state playoffs a season ago, the North Hall girls basketball team is heading back to a place it expects to be come late February.
Jenny Edwards said that sometimes when things don't go well for the East Hall girls basketball team, the Lady Vikings have a tendency to give up.
The traditional wrestling state championships will be held at six different locations and will be condensed to a single day in Classes A-AAA, the Georgia High School Association announced Friday.
The waiting game for region basketball tournaments to begin has finally ended, as the snow and ice that caused the delay has turned to slush.
The Georgia High School Association basketball state tournament will begin Friday, Feb. 21 for girls and Saturday, Feb. 22 boys in Classes AA-AAAAAA, the GHSA announced Friday.
With snow and ice melting away across Northeast Georgia, area basketball teams are finally free to decide their region championships after days of disruption by a winter storm.
Due to inclement weather, the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Gwinnett Arena have been postponed until Feb. 21-22, the association announced Wednesday.
The Region 8-A basketball tournament games scheduled for Thursday at Commerce High have been postponed.
The Gainesville boys golf team set a school record by carding a team score of 270 (18-under par) at the Apple Mountain Invitational tournament on Saturday in Clarkesville.
MACON - Gene Durden knew playing in the Macon Centreplex could lead to some shooting issues early in Saturday's Class AAA state championship game.
MACON - Earlier in the week, Buford senior Rakim Lubin went on record saying if the Buford Wolves could stop Morgan County senior Tookie Brown, the Wolves would win a state championship.
With seven boys soccer teams in Hall County ranked in the top 10 of their respective classifications, the level of competition doesn't drop off when two local squads meet for a non-region affair.
Lauren Kirk and Corrie Thomas each scored a goal in the second half to lead the No. 7 Flowery Branch girls to a 2-1 victory over Winder Barrow in the Region 8-AAAAA opener on Friday at Falcon Field. Winder-Barrow scored off a corner kick about 15 minutes in and remained ahead 1-0 until the 20-minute mark of the second half, when Kirk scored off a deflected shot by Thomas.
BUFORD - When the Buford Wolves walked into their locker room following last Saturday's semifinal win over Callaway, there wasn't as much celebration as what boys' coach Allen Whitehart expected from his team.
BUFORD - The Buford girls' basketball team is back in a familiar place.
CUMMING - Flowery Branch suffered from a variety of self-inflicted wounds against West Forsyth, including a few that provided Chris Cullen and Alec Wilson opportunities to compound the damage.
White County senior Spencer Adams pitched a complete-game shutout with eight strikeouts in a 4-0 win against Hart County on Wednesday in Hartwell. At the plate, the highly-touted MLB draft prospect Adams was 4 for 4 with a single, double and triple. Also for White County (5-0), Will Flowers had a pair of doubles and finished 3 for 4 at the plate.
Bill Hood scored the winning goal in overtime as Gainesville's boys lacrosse program topped Martin Luther King Jr. 5-4 on Tuesday at City Park Stadium.
It took eight minutes for North Hall's boys soccer team to turn a tight game into a comfortable lead.
With every passing game in the Class AAA state basketball playoffs, Buford's Rakim Lubin seems to get a little bit better.
Cameron Johnson hit a two-run home run to lead West Hall to an 8-1 victory over Berkmar on Monday.
MILLEDGEVILLE – Green and gold will be well represented in the Class AAA basketball state championship games this season.
Colton Chester hit a three-run home run as part of a seven-run third inning that powered Dawson County in a 10-2 win against Chestatee on Saturday in Gainesville.