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Falcons advance to quarterfinals

FLOWERY BRANCH - The No. 2 seed out of Region 6-AAA, Sandy Creek, had a huge cross to bear in its matchup with Region 7-AAA champion Flowery Branch on Tuesday night at Falcon Fieldhouse.

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


Prep basketball: Lions ready to prove they belong with the best

Lakeview Academy boys basketball coach Seth Vining doesn't try to sugarcoat the fact that the Lions are playing against a more athletic basketball team in the second round of the Class A playoffs tonight. On top of that, the visitors from Whitefield Academy (19-8) are bigger, stronger, and almost always playing for a Class A title this time of the year.

March 08, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Tuesday games rescheduled, cancelled

The season opener for the North Hall baseball team, scheduled for today against Habersham Central has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather.

March 08, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Johnson baseball opens season with win

Johnson High senior Will Rowlett pitched a complete game, allowing only two hits, en route to a season opening 2-1 win against Class AAAA's Cedar Shoals on Monday in Oakwood.

March 08, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep basketball: On paper, stats don't mean anything

By the standard set, they were having a down year.

March 07, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Jefferson wins record eighth straight state championship

DULUTH - Wrestling is a sport of vast emotion. Every end of the spectrum was on display in the traditional state finals Saturday at The Arena at Gwinnett in Duluth.

Scottie Forrester tried to fight back tears. And Cason Thurmond had to just sit back, take a deep breath and reflect.

March 06, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Wheeler's 30 points gives East Hall a road playoff win

Sada Wheeler and visiting East Hall kept hope that a state title repeat could happen on Saturday afternoon, beating Dunwoody 54-44.

Wheeler had 30 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks in a dominating performance, one that left first-year Lady Vikings coach Joey Rider impressed.

March 06, 2008 | By Matt Barksdale For The Times | High schools


Gainesville gets past Southside, will face Sandy Creek

GAINESVILLE - Playing in her first state playoff game, Gainesville's Jaymee Carnes showed little sign of being nervous.

March 06, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Lady Trojans ousted by Westminster

GAINESVILLE - The Westminster Lady Wildcats defeated North Hall 65-48 on Saturday night at North Hall in the first round of the Class AAA state tournament, ending the Lady Trojans' season.

March 06, 2008 | By Brian Carter For The Times | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Riverside wins in OT

Riverside Military Academy defeated Westminster of Augusta 59-56 in overtime to advance to the semifinals of the Georgia Independent Schools Association state playoffs.

March 06, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep basketball: Vikings defend home court, turns back nationally ranked South Atlanta

GAINESVILLE - There are times where no sports cliché can do a game justice.

A game that started with an alley-oop pass and reverse dunk by the top-rated junior in nation, South Atlanta's Derrick Favors.

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


Prep basketball: Previews of today's state playoff games

Buford vs. Putnam County

March 05, 2008 | Compiled by Katie B. Davis, Bill Murphy, Jonathan Zopf and Mitch Blomert | High schools


Prep basketball: Dunwoody ends the Davis era

DUNWOODY - When the final buzzer sounded in the Dunwoody High School gym Friday night, it signaled the end of an era for Red Elephant basketball and the beginning of retirement for longtime coach Jerry Davis.

March 05, 2008 | By Sam Steinberg sports@gainesvilletimes.com | High schools


Prep basketball: War Eagles stumble in first-round loss

ROSWELL - Blessed Trinity had the perfect solution to stopping Chestatee leading scorer Parker Smith: Prevent him from getting the ball, and when he does get the ball, don't let him get off any uncontested shots.

March 05, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep basketball: Dawson County bows out

Dawson County's early lead came by surprise, but wasn't enough for a first-round upset over Class AA No. 3-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian, as the Tigers fell 82-58 on Friday night in Norcross.

March 05, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


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Wrestling teams gear up for area traditional tournaments

High school wrestling enters the second phase of its postseason this weekend.

January 29, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Roderick English's 26 push Johnson to region rout over North Hall, 81-53

All Johnson coach Jeff Steele wanted for senior wing Roderick English was to pick up 16 rebounds in Tuesday's home game against North Hall.

January 27, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Flowery Branch girls push pace to beat Gainesville

Hazel Hall wanted to speed Gainesville up.

January 27, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 27

Carly Winters knocked down eight 3-pointers for 24 points and tied the East Hall school record for most 3s in a game as the Lady Vikings defeated Lumpkin County 64-38 on Tuesday in Dahlonega.

January 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Sophomore Grogan paces region-leading Lakeview girls

Lakeview Academy's Hanna Grogan already has many of the skills for playing at the college level, according to her coach John Carrick, even though she's only a sophomore. Carrick would know as well as anyone, having coached at Georgia College for 27 years, before retiring and coming to Lakeview five years ago.

January 26, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Jan. 26

The North Georgia Christian boys basketball team defeated Maranatha Christian Academy 55-31 on Monday in Flowery Branch.

January 26, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


North Hall's Nicholas Bennett has moment to shine at basketball game

Nicholas Bennett is a crowd favorite at North Hall. Being lifted on Trojans teammates' shoulders after he drained his 1,000th halfcourt shot at halftime of Saturday's game against Gainesville was proof of it.

January 24, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Gainesville shows balance in win at North Hall

The way Gainesville's boys spread the wealth scoring points, it made for an easy win at North Hall on Saturday. Junior D'Marcus Simonds had a typical big night scoring, junior center Tyler Scott was key inside with hitting baskets and changing the direction of Trojans shots, and K.J. Buffen scored a number of early baskets for the Red Elephants.

January 24, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 24

Ty Cockfield scored a game-high 26 points as undefeated Johnson (20-0) topped West Hall 65-40 on Saturday. Rod English was also in double figures, scoring 15 for the Knights.

January 24, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


White County holds off Chestatee for vital region win

In the race for third place in the talent-packed Region 8-AAAA, White County won the first lap.

January 23, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 23

Flowery Branch's Julianne Sutton connected on 9 of 10 shots from the field and scored a team-high 19 points in a 69-31 win against Apalachee on Friday in Winder. Sutton also finished with 13 rebounds.

January 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Scoring drought costs Riverside in region loss to Oglethorpe County

A scoring drought that lasted more than a quarter and a pair of dynamic brothers from Oglethorpe County were too much for the Riverside Military Academy basketball team to overcome Friday night.

January 23, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Buford's Anderson leading Lady Wolves on hunt for state title

Buford's Camille Anderson hasn't forgotten the agony attached to coming up three points short of St. Pius X in the Class AAA state championship last year, a game she felt her squad should have won.

January 22, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Commerce's Benoit excelling as a wrestler

A football player by upbringing, Derek Benoit was ready for much of the tough preseason conditioning program that wrestling coach Kendall Love demands of the Commerce squad.

January 21, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Johnson overcomes poor start, downs North Oconee to extend undefeated streak

Another game, another signature reel of Ty Cockfield highlight moves.

January 20, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


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