The Vikings fell one run shy of an upset on Tuesday, falling Class AAA's No. 8 ranked Stephens County 7-6 in Toccoa.
No subregions. No postseason region tournaments. There's only one way to reach the baseball state playoffs from Region 7-AAA: at the end of the 22-game region grind you've got to be one of the four best teams. So all those things coaches love to say about the most important game of the year being the next one - in this case, it's true. All ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Anyone looking for a champion to be crowned during the opening day of the Hall County championships will have to wait another day. It's very close with individual and team titles still completely up for grabs in the two-day, 18-hole event that began on Monday at Royal Lakes in South Hall.
North Hall's K.J. McAllister hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs to defeat Buford 2-1 on Monday night at Jody Davis Field in Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE - If their first game is any indicator, Buford will have no problem repeating as the Northeast Georgia Mountain Cup champions.
In wintry conditions Saturday, North Hall's boys golf team took third place in the Coal Mountain Classic played at the Hampton Golf Village in Cumming. South Forsyth won with a 169, followed by North Forsyth at 171 and the Trojans at 174.
For years a basketball goal given to me by my parents for my eighth birthday stood upright, embedded in concrete, next to the house I grew up in.
Colby Yates never cuts himself any slack. The pursuit of perfection always makes him work to get better.
Today's varsity soccer matches between Chestatee and West Forsyth have been cancelled due to the weather. The games have been rescheduled for Monday, March 31 with the boys game beginning at 5:55 p.m. and the girls game beginning at 7:30 p.m. All prep baseball games scheduled for play this afternoon and evening have also been cancelled. No ...
GAINESVILLE - Not even a rain-soaked field could slow down North Hall.
As a third grader at Enota Elementary, John Thompson says he spelled out three life goals in a paper: play football for legendary Gainesville High coach Bobby Gruhn, play football at Georgia, and become a head coach.
Ricardo Llamas made a game-winning save in the penalty kick round for the Vikings in their 1-0 (4-3 PK) win over Johnson on Friday night in Gainesville.
Flowery Branch senior pitcher Patrick Henry was in a zone on Thursday night in the Flowery Branch Invitational.
The Gainesville High boys golf team has done its best to avoid becoming a victim of its own success this season.
Eleven soccer players combined from Chestatee and Johnson High were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region soccer first teams, announced Friday.
Spring football is just as important as a high school coach wants it to be. Even though it's good to get as many players in uniform for evaluation as much as possible, it's up for debate whether it has to be done at the end of the calendar school year to yield any better results.
BLACKSHEAR - This much is certain: one way or another, North Hall will end its historic season in the friendly confines of Jody Davis Field.
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.
Jackson County baseball players Nick Corso, Chase Dunlap, Joel Ellis and Coleman Barbee were named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region first team, announced Wednesday.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park.
Although it was a not-so-perfect ending to an almost perfect season for the Buford Lady Wolves soccer team, coach Crystal Fowler knows that this season is one for the history books for the girls soccer program.
West Hall High named Adam Rich as new softball coach on Tuesday by athletic director Scott Justus, replacing Warren Sellers, who stepped down from the softball program following the 2012 season.
North Hall and Gainesville both have a number of things in common, such as strong pitching, exemplary senior leadership and playoff experience. But while the Red Elephants are appearing in the state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, the Trojans are making their first-ever appearance in the third round.
Nine local tennis players were named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region first team, announced Monday.
Gainesville soccer players Ricardo Gomez and Hartley Carter were named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys and Girls Most Outstanding Players, respectively.
West Hall sprinter Maia Caldwell-Booker recorded a time of 11.95 seconds to finish first in the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the girls state track and field meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The East Hall boys soccer team will make its first appearance in the state semifinals following its 4-1 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Pierce County on Saturday in Blackshear.