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2008 brings changes for area football teams

Riverside Military Academy athletics director Scot Sloan is most excited about creating a 'Friday Night Lights' atmosphere. Eagles football coach Chris Lancaster just hopes his home crowd isn't dwarfed by the opposing fan base of traditional public schools.

The apprehension, good and bad, is all part of the anticipation of Riverside's move this season from the Georgia Independent Schools Association back into the mainstream Georgia High Schools Association.

August 30, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


War Eagles eye playoff return

Looking back on the 2007 season, Chestatee coach Stan Luttrell realizes that mistakes cost his team its third consecutive trip to the state playoffs.

August 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Vikings sets sights on improvement in '08

There is a fine line between apprehension and excitement.

August 30, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Rising stars: Next generation ready to shine

High school football and elections have a lot in common.

August 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Something new in Year 2 for Kirk, Panthers

The practice field is ready. The weight room is ready. The new jerseys have been ordered. Year two of the Billy Kirk regime will provide the players with new amenities, but will the team garner any wins? That's the big question.

August 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Leopards look to answer the call

Before the season ended last year, Banks County almost surprised its entire region.

August 30, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Prep volleyball: Chargers drop home opener

The North Georgia Christian volleyball team lost its home opener against Loganville Christian (25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 25-7) on Monday in Gainesville.

August 29, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Athlete of the week: Rogers, Trojans off to fast start

North Hall High pitcher Megan Rogers hasn't taken any time getting settled into the 2008 softball season.

August 29, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


The spread offense is here to stay, and to baffle opposing defenses

Some coaches hate it, some coaches love it.

August 28, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Murphy: Tests for teams are best for fans

I have to say that the new scheduling format in Region 7-AAA appears to be much more fan friendly.

August 28, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Murray County wins first game in two years with 17-13 comeback victory over Vikings

CHATSWORTH - The late-season momentum of 2007 carried over for East Hall, almost.

August 28, 2008 | By Adam Krohn For The Times | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Flowery Branch runs well at Westminster

The Flowery Branch boys cross country team opened the season with a second place finish in a 10 team field, including three defending state champions, Saturday at the Kosh Classic at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta.

August 27, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Buford tops Northside Columbus in invitational

The Buford High softball continued pool play of the Hawk/Bulldog Invitational with a 4-1 win against Northside Columbus on Friday at North Gwinnett High in Suwanee.

August 26, 2008 | | High schools


East Hall hoping to gain momentum by opening season a week early

If people should, as Benjamin Franklin once said, jump as quickly at opportunities as they do conclusions, then East Hall coach Bryan Gray is his living example.

August 26, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Lady Trojans trounce East Hall

Megan Rogers was flawless for the North Hall softball team Thursday night. The Lady Trojans' pitcher recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts and allowed only two hits in an 8-0 victory against East Hall at the East Hall Park.

August 25, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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Flowery Branch fencers embrace sport, team concept

Oswaldo Ortega patrols the cafeteria encouraging his team. He uses a mix of humor, prodding and teaching to bring out the best in his fencers. It's clear that Ortega is in element teaching the centuries-old sport that his students are embracing.

December 17, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Gainesville pulls away from North Hall in 4th quarter

D'Marcus Simonds laughed and wore a big smile as he got back on defense.

December 16, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Dec. 16

West Hall's girls scored 24 points in the fourth quarter to overcome Lumpkin County 49-43 on Tuesday.

December 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


West Hall's Raiford making most of senior year

Elliott Raiford wins almost every time he takes to the mat for the West Hall Spartans, but one of the driving forces for the senior wrestler this season has been one of the three matches he lost as a junior.

December 15, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Dec. 13

Kyvon Davenport erupted for 32 points, 15 rebounds and six blocked shots for the East Hall boys in a 60-47 win against North Hall on Saturday in Gainesville. Tyler Brown finished with eight points for the Vikings (6-1).

December 13, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


Undefeated North Hall wins second straight Hall County wrestling championship

North Hall's Stuart Cunningham was unsure how his team would react to competing in this weekend's Hall County championships.

December 13, 2014 | David Thackham | High schools


Gober's 21 lift Lakeview past Providence Christian, 67-59

To break the streak, Lakeview sophomore Tre Gober used a streak of his own to top region rival Providence Christian.

December 12, 2014 | David Thackham | High schools


High school scoreboard: Dec. 12

Breana Fair and Kayla Kelly each posted 14 points as Gainesville's girls basketball team defeated Clarke Central 55-47 on Friday in Athens.

December 12, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


Wrestling teams face plenty of questions ahead of Hall County Duals

The high school wrestling season is still young, but Hall County's teams will get a good look at each other at West Hall this weekend in the Hall County Duals.

December 10, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Gainesville uses 26-point 3rd to rout Cedar Shoals, 73-47

It wasn't enough that Gainesville stay undefeated with Tuesday's blowout win over region rival Cedar Shoals.

December 09, 2014 | David Thackham | High schools


High school scoreboard: Dec. 9

Taylor Bourdage powered Flowery Branch with 26 points in a 67-45 win against Salem on Tuesday in Flowery Branch.

December 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


2014 Lanierland pairings announced

Pairings have been set for the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, which will be played Dec. 27-30 at West Hall and Chestatee high schools.

December 09, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Dec. 8

The North Georgia Christian boys basketball team defeated visiting Heritage Christian Academy 72-43 on Monday night in Flowery Branch.

December 08, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


Flowery Branch's Sutton utilizes basketball as way of sharing faith

Everything Julianne Sutton does revolves around sharing her Christian faith. That includes her standout presence as a sophomore for Flowery Branch.

December 08, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school scoreboard: Dec. 6

The Chestatee girls had three scorers in double figures in a 47-17 win against Lumpkin County on Saturday. Tyler Bennett led the Lady War Eagles with 18 points, while Brooklyn Popham added 12. Kayla Watson finished with 11 points for Chestatee (2-4). On Friday, the Lady War Eagles face Stephens County at 7 p.m.

December 06, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


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