A North Hall and Chestatee game typifies what high school football is all about. A huge part of this rivalry is the fact that Chestatee peeled off its student body from what used to be part of the North Hall district.
At the end of Week 8 the Hall County football players have created the following power ratings. As the season goes on I take into consideration the following criteria: 1) head to head competitions; 2) win/loss record; 3) ratio of points scored vs. points allowed; 4) opponents win/loss percentage. In this week we rated the teams on the ratio of points scored against points allowed.
October 26, 2008|
By Chuck Clausen
Dawson County high senior Seth Stowers was named Academic Athlete of the Week by Prep Sports Plus. Stowers, who plays basketball, soccer, cross country for the Tigers, is ranked seventh in his class with a 97.29 grade point average and is a three-time class president.
Flowery Branch volleyball coach Bryan Mavis doesn't want his team to get too comfortable with its cushy first round matchup Saturday against Morgan County (8-17-1) in the Class AAA state playoffs in Madison.
With a 59-0 win over Youth Christian on Friday night, North Georgia Christian closed its second season of high school football. It was the fourth win of the season for the small private school nestled behind Westminster Presbyterian Church on Thompson Bridge Road, and while it didn't give the Chargers (4-5) a winning record, it did demonstrate the strides the fledgling program has made.
Gainesville's baseball program from 2015 will be remembered in school history for all the right reasons. The Red Elephants handled defeat in the Class AAAAA state championship game with class, poise and dignity.
Jonathan Gettys recorded 11 strikeouts and allowed just a pair of hits for Gainesville in a 6-2 win against Greenbrier to open the Class AAAAA state championship series in Evans. Game 2 will begin at 6 p.m.
After Gainesville wrapped up its state semifinal sweep of Jones County last week, athletic director Wayne Vickery leaned back against the rail on the steps overlooking Ivey-Watson Field, where he won five state titles as the school's baseball coach.
ROSWELL - For the first time in program history, the Jefferson Dragons' baseball team played for a state championship on Saturday at Blessed Trinity. The problem was, they were playing the defending Class AAA state champions, the Blessed Trinity Titans.
FAYETTEVILLE - Buford baseball coach Tony Wolfe got the icewater bath when it was all said and done Saturday night. At the same time, Wolves catcher Joey Bart was crouched down, holding tight to his team's shiny state championship trophy.
The top-ranked Buford baseball program will play for the Class AAAA state championship against Whitewater, starting with a doubleheader in the best-of-three championship series at 5 p.m. Saturday in Fayetteville.
Gregg Hartsuff took out a screwdriver as he worked on a trophy in the bed of his truck, carefully putting the cup back together after disassembling it for the long drive down from Ann Arbor, Mich. It's a labor of love for the University of Michigan men's rowing coach, who has led his team to seven straight American Collegiate Rowing Association (ACRA) national championships, including four since the tournament moved to Gainesville.
ATLANTA - After dropping Game 2 of the Class AAA state semifinals to the Westminster Wildcats, Jefferson coach Tommy Knight said his team would "be better" in a pressure-packed, season-deciding Game 3.
The Gainesville High baseball team will visit Greenbrier for the Class AAAAA state championship, starting with a doubleheader in the best-of-three series at 3 p.m. Monday in Columbia County. The third game, if necessary, would be Tuesday.
ATLANTA - The Jefferson Dragons' baseball team split its first two games against the Westminster Wildcats in the Class AAA state semifinals on Tuesday. The deciding Game 3 will be played today at 5:30 p.m. at Westminster. The winner plays at Blessed Trinity for the Class AAA state championship on Saturday.