East Hall High senior Sada Wheeler has made a big decision for her future and decided she is going to play basketball at the University of South Carolina. Wheeler was at the Columbia, S.C. campus over the weekend to give her verbal commitment, and it set to sign her letter of intent on Wednesday at East Hall. "It's very exciting to make this decision and have the pressure ...
The Chestatee fans that clogged Ledan Road, packed the school's parking lots and jammed the stands of War Eagle Stadium wanted to see an upset. What they saw instead Friday night was North Hall putting the final touches on its unblemished masterpiece of a regular season.
MOUNT AIRY - Habersham Central football coach Gene Cathcart is not fond of Region 8-AAAA's playoff seeding system - but you won't hear him complaining too loudly these days.
After all the muck and mire of the Region 7-AAA subregion season, everyone finally knows that North Hall is numero uno. The Trojans (10-0) were forced run the table this season in order to win the region title.
For the first time since 2001, White County will take part in postseason play. "We won the games we had to win," said White County coach Gregg Segraves. "Chestatee, East Hall and Gilmer, we kind of went through the motions, but we had to put it together tonight and I thought we did that." Thanks to North Hall's 53-6 rout of Chestatee, and the Warriors' 32-7 ...
OAKWOOD - Five miles separates West Hall and Flowery Branch high schools. That, plus 34 points and a Class AAA playoff berth. The Falcons put on a show Friday night as they tuned up for their third-straight state playoff appearance. Jaybo Shaw threw four touchdown passes and ran for another in the first half as Flowery Branch (9-1, 4-0 Region 7B-AAA) ended the regular season with a ...
Johnson High football coach Paul Friel was concerned about motivation for Friday night's season finale at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium.
Jimmy Sorrells' six-month experiment, otherwise known as cross country season, is about to reach its conclusion. The Flowery Branch coach's goal is to use the most effective training techniques to get his runners ready for today's Class AAA state cross country meet in Carrollton. "It's like a scientific experiment," Sorrells said. "So far, it's been successful." The success Sorrells and the Falcons have had ...
The East Hall High football team ended its season on a positive note picking up a 29-17 win against Gilmer on Friday night in Ellijay.
White County wrapped up the final spot in the state playoffs from Region 7-AAA on Friday, beating Lumpkin County 32-7 in Dahlonega.
East Hall at Gilmer
The numbers North Hall has put up so far this season are incomparable. The undefeated Trojans (9-0, 4-0 7A-AAA) are averaging 50.6 points per game, 447.1 yards per game and have scored more than 40 points in eight of their nine wins.
There are two certainties going into tonight's matchup between White County and Lumpkin County in Dahlonega. The Indians (5-4, 2-2) are not going to the playoffs and if Lumpkin County gets a win tonight on its home turf, the Warriors (6-3, 3-1) aren't going to the post season either. Lumpkin County fell out of contention for post-season play with its 24-22 loss to Chestatee last Friday ...
GAINESVILLE - Riverside Military coach Chris Lancaster summed it up well after the Eagles locked up home field advantage in the first round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs with a 49-6 win over George Walton on Thursday night at Maginnis Field. "I couldn't have scripted it any better myself," Lancaster said. The source of Lancaster's joy was three-fold: the Eagles (6-4, 4-1) racked ...
Here are the statistical leaders after Week 10:
Avery Cagle poured in 31 points for Riverside Military in a 65-27 victory over Atlanta International on Saturday in Atlanta. C.J. Howarded added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (3-1). Riverside hosts Towns County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Kayla Watson notched 18 points to lead Chestatee to a 53-39 win against Jefferson in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament on Tuesday in Jefferson.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
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