Preparing for a region basketball tournament is hard enough for those involved without dealing with a winter storm that is expected to dump snow and ice throughout Northeast Georgia this week.
The threat of a winter storm has prompted organizers of the GHSA traditional wrestling state championships to shorten the event to two days, the association announced Monday.
Due to the expected winter storm, the Georgia High School Association has postponed the start of the state basketball state tournament to Wednesday, Feb. 19 for girls and Thursday, Feb. 20 for boys.
ATLANTA – With every passing state swimming meet, the Powers family dynasty gains a little more prestige.
North Hall took seven wrestlers to the Class AAA east sectional tournament this weekend at Morgan County High in Madison.
With the No. 2 seed in the Region 7-AAA Tournament still up for grabs, the East Hall boys' basketball team can't risk losing another region game.
Karlie Bearden and Sheyenne Seabolt each scored 13 points to power the Dawson County girls to a 42-35 win over West Hall on Friday in Dawsonville.
In a potential precursor to the Region 7-AAA championship game, the Buford girls' basketball team showed the rest of the region what to expect in next week's region tournament.
ATHENS- Georgia senior offensive tackle Mark Beard has changed his mind and will not transfer to another school for his final year of eligibility.
Bridgette Kelly scored 16 points and the Chestatee Lady War Eagles beat Stephens County 41-34 on Thursday night, setting a school record with 21 wins in a regular season.
Paul Powers is well aware that he still has a lot of competitive swimming ahead of him in his life. He has a four-year career at the University of Michigan, national championships, world championships and, potentially, the Olympics to look forward to in the coming years.
Will Cape, Luther Jones, Xavier Harper and Rashaan Doleman won't play a college football game in 2014.
Paisley Lee paced the Gainesville girls with 18 points in a 44-43 win against Cedar Shoals in a weather make-up game on Wednesday in Gainesville.
In an age when college football prospects are most routinely prioritized and evaluated by height and weight, North Hall's Andrew Smith is a refreshing exception to the rule.
Rarely, if ever, has this area produced such a diversified senior class of elite college prospects. Hall County alone had players sign with top college programs in football, baseball and swimming.
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.
Gainesville's boys soccer team tested McIntosh as well as any squad has since the end of the 2012 season.