The Flowery Branch High girls basketball team earned its fourth consecutive victory with a 29-28 upset of Class AAA's top-ranked East Hall on Friday night at the Falcons' Fieldhouse.
Chestatee senior Parker Smith lit up Gainesville High's gym for Christmas, hitting for a game-high 37 points in the War Eagles 68-55 win over the Red Elephants on Friday night in Gainesville.
I'm not sure if North Hall has a motto for this historic season, but I have a suggestion.
Habersham Central's season came to a screeching halt Friday, just one step away from the school's first appearance in the state semifinals in Waycross.
Gainesville High sophomore Jaymee Carnes poured in 23 points and nine rebounds to lead her team to a 75-58 win against White County on Tuesday night in Cleveland.
Flowery Branch High graduate Courtney Newton has probably changed more things in her four short months adjusting to college life than a typical freshman experiences for an entire year.
The fact that the North Hall High football team is playing in the state quarterfinals is not an Earth-shattering development. The Region 7-AAA champion and third-ranked Trojans (12-0) are playing in the round of eight for the third time in the past four seasons.
OAKWOOD - Four games into the season, and with two wins on her side, West Hall High girls basketball coach Lynn Jarrett is all smiles regarding her team's performance.
North Hall's football team is now just four days away from its shot at school history.
It was about a month ago that our sports editor, Brent Holloway, wrote a blog on our Web site calling mid-October the most wonderful time of the year.
A defensive adjustment at halftime opened the door for a third quarter East Hall run as the Lady Vikings dropped Pope 42-38 on Saturday in the championship game of the Pope High School tournament.
Convinced yet? If not, just wait. The Trojans are on their way to convincing the entire state that they are not to be trifled with. By beating Sandy Creek 21-7 Friday night, North Hall proved that it could do something it hasn't done all season: win a close game against an equal or greater opponent. The Patriots were certainly the bigger team in The Brickyard. It ...
North Hall is now battle-tested. More importantly, the Class AAA third-ranked Trojans (12-0) survived to advance in the state playoffs with a 21-7 win against Sandy Creek on Friday night at the Brickyard.
MOUNT AIRY - Playoff games are won and lost by gutsy play calls. For Habersham Central High, a gutsy play call is the reason the Raiders are now headed to the Elite Eight for the second consecutive year.
WARRENTON - The Warren County Screaming Devils came into this season with very high hopes, aspiring to reach the Class A state championship with a team laden with seniors and heavy with talent.
After piling up a program-record 32 wins this season, the North Hall Trojans need just two more victories to call themselves state champions.
Just a season after the East Hall girls basketball team made yet another deep run in the GHSA state tournament, the Lady Vikings finished the 2012-2013 season 10-14, and head coach Joey Rider stepped down from his position.
North Hall enters the deciding third game of its state semifinal series against Blessed Trinity with a pretty positive outlook on things, even though it dropped the second game of the series 8-5 Monday at Jody Davis Field in Gainesville.
Lumpkin County's Morgan Wood shot a 91 to tie for 14th place individually in the Class AAAA girls state golf tournament on Monday at Nob North Golf Course in Cohutta.
Flowery Branch High didn't have to look far to find its next boys basketball coach.
JEKYLL ISLAND - In a place that promotes itself as "Georgia's Jewel," Gainesville's boys golfers closed out one gem of a season on Monday.
For all its success this season, the North Hall baseball team will widely be considered an underdog against No. 1-ranked Blessed Trinity in the Class AAA state semifinals.
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.