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With 701 wins and two state titles, Gainesville's Jerry Davis is ready to leave the bench

There is one shelf in the office of longtime Gainesville coach Jerry Davis, and on it sits paraphernalia from his 28 years at the helm of the Red Elephants boys basketball program.

February 21, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep roundup: Lady Spartans take a No. 3 seed

The West Hall girls secured the No. 3 seed from Region 7B-AAA with a 40-38 win against Johnson on Friday night in Oakwood.

February 21, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep basketball: Vikings seal subregion

GAINESVILLE - The East Hall boys had a clear decision to make Friday night.

February 21, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep basketball: Wheeler, Smith named All-Stars

East Hall senior Sada Wheeler and Chestatee senior Parker Smith were recently selected to play in the 2008 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Senior All-Star game Mar. 30 at Savannah State University.

February 21, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


East Hall, Chestatee to battle for subregion

GAINESVILLE - East Hall boys basketball coach Joe Dix knows exactly what is at stake when the Vikings (18-5, 8-1 Region 7A-AAA) visit Chestatee tonight. The Vikings coach goes as far as agreeing this is their most important game of the season as region seeds still hang in the balance for next week's Region 7-AAA tournament.

February 21, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Region pairings set

The question of which teams would be seeded where for next week's Region 7-AAA tournament were answered tonight and will not need to be decided by a coin toss.

February 21, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Jefferson sweeps regular-season finale

Jefferson sweeps Hebron in regular season finales

February 21, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Two Eagles win state titles

GAINESVILLE - With only two seniors on a Riverside Military Academy roster dominated by underclassmen, a sixth straight state championship was probably too much to ask for. So, it's probably just as well that the team scoring element was removed from this year's Georgia Independent Schools Association traditional wrestling tournament.

Riverside has set the bar for GISA wrestling excellence since 2003, winning five consecutive state championships, but in a transition year, the Eagles would not have been able to keep pace with Windsor Academy, which brought home six individual titles Saturday and also recently won the GISA state duals.

February 21, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Former West Hall soccer standout back home and coaching at Flowery Branch

FLOWERY BRANCH - They say that home is where the heart is, and for Katie Wood that statement couldn't be more true.

February 21, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Area soccer teams ready for another competitve season

The 2008 soccer season begins this week and like in years past, the teams in Region 7-AAA are preparing themselves for the unexpected.

February 21, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep basketball: Gainesville sends coach out in style

GAINESVILLE - A lackadaisical first quarter had Gainesville boys basketball coach Jerry Davis fuming and his team down by four points to the second-to-last team in the Region 7B-AAA standings.

February 21, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep wrestling: Eagles shine on first day of state meet

GAINESVILLE - Despite considering themselves a young and inexperienced team, the Riverside Military Academy wrestlers proved to the rest of the Georgia Independent Schools that they are indeed still a force to be reckoned with.

The Eagles advanced nine wrestlers to the quarterfinals of the GISA State Wrestling Tournament on Friday night at Riverside.

February 21, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep wrestling: Riverside aiming for sixth title

GAINESVILLE - The pressure is there. Just ask veteran Riverside Military Academy wrestlers like Bill Dearybury and Tersoo Uhaa who have been a part of previous Eagles state championship teams.

February 21, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


National Signing Day: Shaw ready for the challenge at Tech

Jaybo Shaw's motivational tools were never far away during his prolific high school football career at Flowery Branch.

The Falcons' four-year starting quarterback always saw his reason to succeed right in his locker.

February 18, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


National Signing Day: Area athletes announce college intentions

Across northeast Georgia and the rest of the country Wednesday morning, fax machines whirred and buzzed and transmitted the pledges of high school athletes from gyms and media centers where the letters of intent were signed, to the college athletic departments that will soon be like a second home to the former prep stars.

February 18, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


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Local wrestlers rack up area traditional titles, spots in state sectionals

North Hall wrestlers won four individual titles at the Area 8-AAAA traditional championships, but it wasn't enough for the Trojans to claim top honors.

January 31, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Senior Ty Cockfield peaking at right time for Johnson basketball

Terry Brownlee was close to heading to bed at around 3 a.m. one January morning when he noticed his phone had lit up with a text message.

January 31, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Flowery Branch fights back, completes comeback win over Winder-Barrow

Dominated on the glass, fruitless from the field and nearing early foul trouble, the Flowery Branch Lady Falcons had little rhythm entering the second half down by four to Winder-Barrow.

January 31, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Johnson sinks 12 3-pointers in win against Chestatee

It wasn't a track meet. The Johnson Knights just made it look that way.

January 30, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Jan. 30

The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team stayed undefeated in Region 8-A play with a 47-43 victory against Towns County on Friday in Gainesville.

January 30, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


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


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