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Girl among boys: Buford's female wrestler to be honored tonight by Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame

BUFORD - Sometimes the sport a child grows up playing is determined by his or her upbringing.

June 11, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Jeremy Kemp named new baseball coach at GHS

The search for Wayne Vickery's replacement as baseball coach didn't even have to leave the campus of Gainesville High.

In what Vickery called the worst-kept secret in Hall County, Gainesville High announced on Friday that Vickery's assistant coach, Jeremy Kemp, will be the new head coach of the Red Elephants.

June 10, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep basketball: Teams using summer to prepare for season

The hot air hits four steps before crossing the threshold of the gym; the squeak of shoes and hollering of instructions can be heard well before that.

June 08, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Making friends out of foes

Less than a month ago, Flowery Branch's Patrick Henry, North Hall's Josh Wright, and Gainesville's Zach Bennett were rivals in the midst of a Region 7-AAA playoff chase.

June 07, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Prep golf: Cochran, Lloyd named All-State

Gainesville High School junior Justin Cocran and North Hall sophomore Jimmy Lloyd were named recently to the Georgia High School Golf Coaches' Association's Class AAA All-State team.

June 07, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Golf: Lloyd takes third in AJGA event

BRASELTON - Before this weekend, Jimmy Lloyd was a virtual unknown on the American Junior Golf Association circuit.

Not anymore. Not after his performance at Chateau Elan landed him within one stroke of first place and earned him an automatic berth in an AJGA regular season tournament this summer.

June 07, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Zopf: The cruelty of sports

Sometimes sports are like falling for a cruel mistress.

June 05, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Girls Track Athlete of the Year: Buford's Razey begins and ends senior year with state titles

Ashley Razey couldn't have asked for a more successful senior year at Buford High.

June 05, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


North Hall's Lloyd to start on junior golf circuit today

Jimmy Lloyd is quite the analytical player when it comes to his golf game.

June 05, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Track Coach of the Year: Moffett has 'most rewarding' year

The ability to overcome obstacles is part of the make up of a coach.

June 05, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Lloyd tied for lead atop national junior golf field

BRASELTON - Jimmy Lloyd was all smiles as he exited the 18th green Sunday.

Lloyd, one of the 96 competitors from across the country in the Medicus Preseason Junior event at the Chateau Elan Golf Club, finished the opening round with an even par 71, putting him in a first-place tie with Matthew Cahill from Boca Raton, Fla. In the girls division, Kendall Wright of Suwanee put together a 4-under par 67 to grab the early lead.

June 05, 2008 | Corey Wilson | High schools


Boys Track Athlete of the Year: Long leaves indelible mark on track, North Hall record books

Nick Long has already heard people say he's the most successful athlete in North Hall history. The Trojans senior runner has a pretty solid track record to back up such claims.

June 04, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Homegrown Talent: Gainesville grads Owings and Humphrey return as pros

Charles Dickens once wrote that home was a word "stronger than magician ever spoke or spirit ever answered to."

June 03, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Local golfers set to tee off at Chateau Elan

West Hall High's Will England likes to think of the Medicus Preseason Junior event that starts Sunday at Chateau Elan as a shootout. The Hall County champion will be pitted against 32 other golfers from Georgia, and 96 players in all, representing 14 different states playing in this weekend's two-day event.

June 03, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Jefferson's season ends in quarterfinals

COLUMBUS - When Jefferson gave Charles Rossi a second chance, he took advantage of the opportunity.

June 01, 2008 | Kevin Price For the Times | High schools


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Goss ready to carry the load for Flowery Branch

Long before Jeremiah Goss ever donned a varsity football uniform - back when he was still steamrolling linebackers in youth games - Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin saw a future high school star.

August 19, 2014 | Jared Putnam | High schools


High school scoreboard: Aug. 19

Whitney Ledford, Madison Oliver and Kara England each put up two hits for Gainesville in a 6-2 win against Chestatee on Tuesday.

August 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Aug. 16

The Banks County softball team scored a trio of victories on Saturday to win the Stephens County Threads Tournament for the second straight year.

August 17, 2014 | | High schools


Gainesville sharp in scrimmage with White County

CLEVELAND – Even without Deshaun Watson, Gainesville's offense still looks awfully tough to stop.

August 16, 2014 | David Thackham dthackham@gainesvilletimes.com | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Aug. 15

The Buford softball team tallied 14 hits in a 7-3 victory against Archer on Friday in the Hawk-Bulldog Tournament at Flowery Branch.

August 15, 2014 | | High schools


Jefferson, West Hall combine for 8 turnovers in scrimmage

Jefferson and West Hall players finally got to hit someone other than their own teammates Thursday night, as they faced off in one of the area's first scrimmages.

August 14, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Aug. 14

Kayla Street pitched a complete game with only a single earned run allowed for Gainesville in a 9-5 win against West Hall on Thursday in Gainesville. Abby Smallwood, Street, Courtney Presnell, Madison Oliver, Whitney Ledford and Tyra Newton each added a hit and run scored for the Lady Red Elephants, who move to 5-1 on the season.

August 14, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Aug. 13

Gainesville's Kayla Street struck out seven batters, while putting up two hits with two runs and two batted in for a 4-2 win against Central Gwinnett on Wednesday in Lawrenceville.

August 13, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


Gainesville softball finds home on campus

During the spring of 1985, fans of the Gainesville High baseball team routinely backed up their trucks onto the side of Elephant Trail, sat on the tailgates and settled in to watch Deuce Roark and his teammates play one final season on the campus field.

August 13, 2014 | By David Thackham dthackham@gainesvilletimes.com | High schools


High school scoreboard: Aug. 12

Whitney Coles tallied 15 assists and five aces for Flowery Branch in wins against East Hall (24-26, 25-13, 25-22), Gilmer (25-22, 19-25, 25-22) and Jackson County (25-11, 25-20) on Tuesday in Gainesville.

August 12, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


Area teams 'itching' to take part in preseason scrimmages

Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin didn't have time Tuesday evening to think ahead to how the Falcons might be looking come playoff time in November.

August 12, 2014 | By David Thackham dthackham@gainesvilletimes.com | High schools


North Hall, Jefferson volleyball teams battle tested early

Jefferson coach Mike Paul didn't have a lot to complain about following the Battle at The Branch.

August 12, 2014 | Jared Putnam | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Flowery Branch softball beats Chestatee

The Flowery Branch softball team beat county rival Chestatee 9-2 on Monday night.

August 12, 2014 | Times sports department | High schools


High School Scoreboard: North Hall wins Battle of Branch

The North Hall volleyball team couldn't have asked for a better start to the season.

August 10, 2014 | Times sports department | High schools


Buford softball begins quest for 8th straight state title

BUFORD - Tony Wolfe does his best to avoid dwelling on the streak.

August 09, 2014 | Jared Putnam | High schools


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