LAWRENCEVILLE - Buford coach Tony Wolfe describes pitcher Connor Bennett as a "bulldog" on the mound, especially in relief appearances.
The East Hall High baseball team beat Johnson 8-1 on the strength of a five-run sixth inning Saturday at East Hall Park.
When Reachel Beaulieu saw her teammate Diana Perez crumple to the ground under the weight of a tackle during a preseason practice in fall 2013, Beaulieu could already tell something was wrong.
Gainesville junior guard D'Marcus Simonds has decided to reconsider his college options after Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray was fired Saturday afternoon.
The goals are flowing, the defense is stingy, and confidence is sky-high for Gainesville soccer, according to junior Diego Porras.
The Gainesville High baseball team earned an 8-4 Region 8-AAAAA victory at Clarke Central on Friday in Athens.
Twice on Friday, North Hall left fielder Lincoln Hewett made a defensive play that was nothing short on spectacular.
Some of Hall County and Northeast Georgia's dynamic high school basketball stars will join forces with players from the rest of the state Saturday in Savannah. Games featuring the top juniors and seniors for boys and girls are slated for the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Games at Savannah State University.
The Chestatee boys golf team won two tournaments this week.
Mario Mays hasn't forgotten his hometown.
Corbin Lewallen drove in two of three runs for North Hall in a 3-2 win over White County on Wednesday in Cleveland.
Caleb Whitenton grinned as he watched his Gainesville teammates run sprints across Ivey-Watson Field following Wednesday's 10-0 shutout over Heritage High.
One said he trains for the situation everyday. The other said he "called " that he would make the shot that would save his team from its first loss of the season.
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.
Mark Dunn has been a high school soccer head coach in Hall County for 34 seasons. He's won 307 games.
The Jefferson High boys and girls track and field program claimed the Region 8-AAA championship Saturday. The Dragons' boys won with 177.5 points, ahead of second-place Oconee County (158) and Elbert County (92). The Jefferson girls won with 168, ahead of Morgan County (96) and Hart County (89.5).
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association opened their spring season with a team Lauderdale event on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Reed McAllister pitched five innings to earn a 3-2 win for Dawson County against Lumpkin County in the season finale for the Tigers on Friday night in Dahlonega.
For the fourth consecutive season, Gainesville is headed into the state baseball playoffs with the region championship.
Lakeview Academy's girls rolled to an 11-1 win against George Walton Academy, led by Carmen Wagner's five goals, on Thursday.
DAHLONEGA - Alexis Satterfield wasn't buying it when coach Don Brock told the Lumpkin County girls soccer players that they could win the Region 7-AAA championship this year.
Jeff Steele is the new boys basketball head coach at Lumpkin County High School.
The Gainesville baseball team combined for seven home runs in a 17-7 rout over Apalachee High on Wednesday evening.
Trini Puente didn't have an ideal start to her junior season. That hasn't stopped the North Hall standout from continuing to excel in track and field.
For the first time in school history, Dawson County's boys and girls golf teams swept the Region 7-AAA championships on Tuesday at Crystal Falls Golf Course in Dawsonville. The Tigers and Lady Tigers advance to the state tournament on May 18.
With a large lead quickly dwindling, Lumpkin County coach Dustin Allen went with his ace Cody Waters earlier than he had hoped Tuesday against East Hall. The right-handed senior responded with 5 2/3 innings of steady work in long-relief duty, allowed only one run and led the Indians (14-8, 11-5 Region 7-AAA) to an 11-6 win in Gainesville.
For Roger Parham, the math was simple when his latest coaching opportunity arose.
Jeff Steele saved his best for last in Oakwood.
The Gainesville High boys golf team shot a team total 291 (+7) at Chateau Elan Golf Club on Monday to capture the Region 8-AAAAA title and its fifth consecutive region championship.