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Class AAA playoffs: Breaking down the game between Flowery Branch and LaGrange

By this point in the season, there's no such a thing as an easy draw.

December 11, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


West Hall boys, North Hall girls named No. 1 seeds in Lanierland Tournament

GAINESVILLE - As a kickoff to the 49th Annual Lanierland Tournament, players and coaches from the 16 participating teams gathered Wednesday at Free Chapel for the Second Annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Lanierland Tournament Breakfast.

December 11, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Flowery Branch tickets on sale

Tickets for Friday night's Class AAA state semifinal game between Flowery Branch and LaGrange are currently on sale. Tickets cost $12 each and may be purchased (cash only) at the school between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. until noon on Friday. The Falcons are also offering a charter bus to the game for $20 per person. For more information, contact Flowery Branch athletic director Shannon Benton at shannon.benton@hallco.org.

December 11, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Chestatee goes 2-1 in four-team match

The Chestatee High wrestling team finished 2-1 in a four-team meet against Riverside Military, Flowery Branch and Johnson on Wednesday in Oakwood.

December 11, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Lady Spartans win in OT

OAKWOOD - While her night didn't start off too well, Jayla Moon more than made up for it in the end.

December 10, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Flowery Branch coach enthused for state semifinal game

The 2008 season has already been a roller coaster of sorts for Flowery Branch - from the low of the opening night loss at Stephens County, to the high of the eight-game winning streak that followed, to the momentary dip that was the loss to Gainesville in the final week of the regular season. Now, after returning to Stephens County to start a new winning streak, the Falcons are peaking just in time for trip to LaGrange. Coach Lee Shaw, who has guided the program since its 0-10 beginning in 2002, spoke with Times sports editor Brent Holloway on Tuesday about ...

December 10, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Buford quarterback leads without star status

BUFORD - His offensive stats don't jump off the sports page like some high school quarterbacks, but you could argue that Buford High's Michael May is more important to the Wolves than some 3,000-yard passers are to their teams.

December 10, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


High school scoreboard: Carnes scores 1,000th point in loss

Jaymee Carnes surpassed 1,000 points in her career with 17 points for Class AAA's No. 3 ranked Gainesville (1-1) in a 45-43 loss to Class AAA's No. 4 ranked Franklin County on Tuesday night in Carnesville.

December 10, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Flowery Branch to pre-sell semifinal tickets

Flowery Branch athletic director Shannon Benton has announced that the school will offer tickets for public purchase to the Falcons game against LaGrange High School in the Class AAA football semifinals on Friday.

December 09, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Athlete of the week: Moon shines for Lady Spartans

Four years of high school basketball seems to have paid off for West Hall's Jayla Moon. At this point, she can do pretty much anything on the court.

December 09, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Flowery Branch's secondary sets the bar high

FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch senior back Chris Lipscomb never lets football practice get in the way of having a good time on the field. The defensive back/wide receiver has earned quite a reputation with his teammates for being the ringleader of dishing out of the jokes at their expense.

December 09, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school scoreboard: Lakeview, Banks County split games

The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team picked up its first win of the season with a 80-51 win against Banks County on Monday in Homer.

December 09, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Local sports briefs: West Hall boys win East Jackson tourney

Four players scored in double figures to help West Hall defeat Grayson 76-62 to win the East Jackson Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday.

December 08, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Murphy: Tales of the 'road warriors'

Following Flowery Branch's run through the playoffs is becoming quite a compelling story. The Falcons' are loaded with storylines that an outsider looking in can latch on to.

December 08, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Football playoffs: Buford, Flowery Branch stay on title path

What's old hat for Buford is new territory for Flowery Branch.

December 07, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


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Wrestling teams gear up for area traditional tournaments

High school wrestling enters the second phase of its postseason this weekend.

January 29, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Roderick English's 26 push Johnson to region rout over North Hall, 81-53

All Johnson coach Jeff Steele wanted for senior wing Roderick English was to pick up 16 rebounds in Tuesday's home game against North Hall.

January 27, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Flowery Branch girls push pace to beat Gainesville

Hazel Hall wanted to speed Gainesville up.

January 27, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 27

Carly Winters knocked down eight 3-pointers for 24 points and tied the East Hall school record for most 3s in a game as the Lady Vikings defeated Lumpkin County 64-38 on Tuesday in Dahlonega.

January 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Sophomore Grogan paces region-leading Lakeview girls

Lakeview Academy's Hanna Grogan already has many of the skills for playing at the college level, according to her coach John Carrick, even though she's only a sophomore. Carrick would know as well as anyone, having coached at Georgia College for 27 years, before retiring and coming to Lakeview five years ago.

January 26, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Jan. 26

The North Georgia Christian boys basketball team defeated Maranatha Christian Academy 55-31 on Monday in Flowery Branch.

January 26, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


North Hall's Nicholas Bennett has moment to shine at basketball game

Nicholas Bennett is a crowd favorite at North Hall. Being lifted on Trojans teammates' shoulders after he drained his 1,000th halfcourt shot at halftime of Saturday's game against Gainesville was proof of it.

January 24, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Gainesville shows balance in win at North Hall

The way Gainesville's boys spread the wealth scoring points, it made for an easy win at North Hall on Saturday. Junior D'Marcus Simonds had a typical big night scoring, junior center Tyler Scott was key inside with hitting baskets and changing the direction of Trojans shots, and K.J. Buffen scored a number of early baskets for the Red Elephants.

January 24, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 24

Ty Cockfield scored a game-high 26 points as undefeated Johnson (20-0) topped West Hall 65-40 on Saturday. Rod English was also in double figures, scoring 15 for the Knights.

January 24, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


White County holds off Chestatee for vital region win

In the race for third place in the talent-packed Region 8-AAAA, White County won the first lap.

January 23, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 23

Flowery Branch's Julianne Sutton connected on 9 of 10 shots from the field and scored a team-high 19 points in a 69-31 win against Apalachee on Friday in Winder. Sutton also finished with 13 rebounds.

January 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Scoring drought costs Riverside in region loss to Oglethorpe County

A scoring drought that lasted more than a quarter and a pair of dynamic brothers from Oglethorpe County were too much for the Riverside Military Academy basketball team to overcome Friday night.

January 23, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Buford's Anderson leading Lady Wolves on hunt for state title

Buford's Camille Anderson hasn't forgotten the agony attached to coming up three points short of St. Pius X in the Class AAA state championship last year, a game she felt her squad should have won.

January 22, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Commerce's Benoit excelling as a wrestler

A football player by upbringing, Derek Benoit was ready for much of the tough preseason conditioning program that wrestling coach Kendall Love demands of the Commerce squad.

January 21, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Johnson overcomes poor start, downs North Oconee to extend undefeated streak

Another game, another signature reel of Ty Cockfield highlight moves.

January 20, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


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