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Local standouts receive football All-State honors

The Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State football team was released Thursday with several area players making the list.

January 01, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep basketball: Spartans get sweep of Thursday games

The game got off to a slow start for the West Hall girls basketball team, but eventually the team was able to get things going and pull off a 47-39 win against Jackson County Comprehensive High on Thursday night at West Hall High.

January 01, 2008 | By Jonathan Zopf Times regional staff | High schools


Buford Wolves: The debate commences: Best ever?

It didn't take long for the question to be asked last Saturday night.

While Buford football players were celebrating their first Class AA state championship since 2003 in a constant rain and cold wind, coach Jess Simpson was fielding the question in a variety of forms.

January 01, 2008 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Prep wrestling: Vision Quest

West Hall High wrestling coach Rod Galvan looked at senior wrestler Colby Yates after the Spartans wrestled against Blessed Trinity two weeks ago and knew something was wrong.

Galvan was baffled at what could be bothering his star 130-pound grappler.

December 31, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep basketball: Barrett leads way for Falcons

The Flowery Branch boys basketball team made the most of their first game in Philips Arena Wednesday, beating Enterprise (Ala.) 88-58.

December 31, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Football: Wolves take top spot; Trojans, Raiders land in top 10

Although weather conditions played their part, a 39-2 three-year record proved to be the overwhelming reason Buford was crowned the champs in Class AA.

Playing in heavy rain and winds Buford demolished No. 2 Lovett 50-0 last Saturday and finished on top of the Class AA Associated Press poll.

December 30, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Basketball: Elephants smother Indians in rout

GAINESVILLE - The Red Elephants got scoring contributions from 12 of their 15 roster players and, thanks to a smothering 1-2-2 half-court defense, held Lumpkin County to 20 points in their 61-20 rout of the Indians on Tuesday night in Gainesville.

"We have been working hard on defense and trying to execute a lot better," Gainesville coach Jerry Davis said. "We wanted to play some defense that was more solid and force the tempo up a little bit."

December 30, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Basketball: Falcons to fly on Atlanta's big stage

On March 1 of this year a tornado tore through the town of Enterprise, Ala. In the path of the twister that left a space of devastation about 200-yards wide was Enterprise High School.

The tornado ripped the roof off parts of the school, in which students were sheltered in hallways as the storm struck, destroyed the gym and football stadium and left five students dead.

December 30, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Basketball: Gainesville comes back after speech

GAINESVILLE - All the Gainesville girls' basketball team needed was a little talking to.

Following the first quarter, a quarter in which the Class AAA No. 7-ranked Lady Red Elephants allowed Lumpkin County to jump out to a seven-point lead with all-around lackadaisical play, coach Manson Hill spoke to his team in the calmest of angry voices.

December 30, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Basketball: Falcons rebound with win

Led by four players in double figures, including a 20-point effort by power forward Izaan Cross, the Class AAA No. 5-ranked Falcons recovered from a disappointing loss in the finals of Lanierland to beat North Hall, 76-63, on Monday.

December 29, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Athlete of the Week: North Hall's Letiecia Davenport

BY KATIE B. DAVIS

December 29, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Basketball: Lady Trojans on a roll

GAINESVILLE - The North Hall girls picked up right where they left off.

December 29, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Basketball: Lady Spartans fall to Gilmer

West Hall's girls dropped a Region 7-AAA contest Monday night at Gilmer, falling to the Lady Bobcats, 54-40.

December 29, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Wrestling: Flowery Branch tops East Hall

The Flowery Branch wrestling team beat East Hall 48-33 on Monday night at East Hall High.

December 29, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Davis: Looking back at Lanierland

Lanierland No. 48 has come and gone and while the obvious kudos go to the North Hall girls team and East Hall boys team, there were some under-the-radar notables that shouldn't go unmentioned.

December 29, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | 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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