The Gainesville girls golf team recorded its fourth tournament victory of the season by placing first at the Waynesboro Country Club on Saturday in Waynesboro.
Johnson's boys soccer players didn't let a new No. 1 ranking go to their heads.
Drew Atha went 3 for 3 with three runs batted in to lead North Hall to an 11-6 win over previously unbeaten White County on Friday in Gainesville.
Last year, a midseason loss to rival Flowery Branch derailed the Gainesville girls' soccer season. The Lady Red Elephants limped into the state playoffs as a No. 4 seed and couldn't produce in the postseason.
Chestatee's Carolina Gijon and Melanie Smith teamed up to win the last six games of their match to defeat their Johnson opponents 6-4, 7-5 and earn a 3-2 team victory on Thursday in Gainesville.
Griffin Jolliff's two-run homer for Buford in the seventh inning was what cleared the dugout in celebration around home plate, but it was Jake Mayo's ground out that drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth and locked up Buford's 9-8 win over North Hall on Wednesday at Jody Davis Field.
The Gainesville boys golf team shot a 306 to win its second straight Champions Invitational on Wednesday at the Ansley Golf Club at Settindown Creek in Roswell.
Rick Howard knows his Gainesville boys soccer team features a wide variety of talented players this season, a group looking to help win the Red Elephants their first state championship since 2010.
The North Hall boys soccer team didn't let heavy winds throw off its game plan in a key Region 7-AAA matchup against East Hall.
Hannah Hester netted two goals and had an assist for the Johnson girls as they stretched their win streak to five games with a 5-2 win against Winder-Barrow on Tuesday.
Gainesville's baseball team is taking a break from the early challenges of region play to compete against some of the top high school talent the country has to offer.
A long-running tradition of the Big Red Shootout features the winning team painting their school's colors on the tournament's intricate elephant trophy.
Cameron Johnson had a home run and three RBIs in a 2-for-3 performance for West Hall as they defeated East Hall 13-3 on Monday in Oakwood.
Gainesville senior Sims Griffith passed the biggest pitching assignment of his high school career with flying colors.
DAWSONVILLE - After a quiet first day of the Region 7-AAA track and field championships, Buford had to make up plenty of ground to win its second straight boys title.
Riverside Military took the Region 8-AA boys tennis title with a 3-2 victory over Jefferson thanks to wins from Sipho Khoza at No. 2 singles, Drew Eidson/Joshua Haughton at No. 1 doubles, and D'erron Patterson/Daniel McHerron at No. 2 doubles.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Nine months pregnant and expecting any day, Gainesville girls tennis coach Kellie Smith stood and watched as the Lady Red Elephants presented her with an early baby present - a second straight region championship.
Chestatee's boys and girls tennis teams both secured a spot in the Class AAAA state tournament with 3-0 sweeps of Eastside on the opening day of the Region 8-AAAA tournament on Wednesday morning in Danielsville.
MONROE – The Chestatee girls' track and field team claimed a second straight runner-up finish in the Region 8-AAAA meet on Wednesday, finishing second to region champion Lanier High.
West Hall's boys soccer team entered Tuesday's game gunning for the Region 7-AAA championship.
Jonathan Hughes went 2 for 3 with three runs batted in to lead Flowery Branch to a 14-2 win over Clarke Central at home on Tuesday.
North Hall's team motto this season is "find a way." It's a simple three-word saying meant to motivate the players to win on any given night, regardless of the obstacles that stand in the way.
For the past two games, Colton Chester has been an unstoppable, home-run-hitting machine.
Logan Burt hit the walk off home run in the bottom of the seventh to secure a 14-12 win for Dawson County against West Hall on Friday in Dawsonville.
Brian Newman went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs to lead West Hall to a 5-4 win against White County in eight innings on Thursday in Cleveland. With the win, the Spartans completed a two-game sweep of the Warriors.
The Gainesville girls golf team has looked to Meg Callahan to be a soft-spoken but strong leader since her freshman season, when she finished with the lowest stroke average in the program and won the team's player of the year award.
Colton Chester hit two home runs for Dawson County as the Tigers upset previously unbeaten Buford 3-2 on Wednesday in Dawsonville.
While there were about 30 Major League Baseball scouts huddled behind home plate to get a look at White County pitcher Spencer Adams, it was West Hall pitcher Zach English who managed to steal the show Wednesday night.
Gainesville's starting rotation has strung together quite the pitching line against Clarke Central in two years of Region 8-AAAAA meetings. A year after Gainesville pitchers tossed a pair of no-hitters against the Gladiators, senior Chandler Newton gave up just two hits in a complete-game, 12-2 victory in five innings on Wednesday at Ivey-Watson Field.