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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


National Signing Day: Letters of Intent signed

Today's the day when high school athletes make their decisions final and pledge their futures to a college program. Below is a list of the letters of intent that have been confirmed. Check back for updates throughout the day.

February 17, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


National Signing Day: Numerous local athletes expected to sign letters of intent

Today's the day when the top high school football prospects put the pen to paper and sign their letter of intent to play college football. National signing day makes all those flimsy verbal commitments finally the real thing.

February 17, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


National Signing Day: Local Indiana recruit is heir to African ruler

Gainesville High senior Tyler Adetona always knew his family background was quite unique, but a trip to Texas for a family funeral last summer made everything much more vivid.

February 17, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep roundup: Chestatee girls upset state-ranked Gilmer

The Chestatee girls shook things up in Region 7A-AAA Tuesday night, picking up an important subregion win, 55-38, over No. 8-ranked Gilmer.

February 17, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep basketball: Second-half spurt lifts Falcons over Gainesville

FLOWERY BRANCH - A 16-1 run to start the third quarter, and 55-point second half, gave the Flowery Branch boys an 85-52 win over Region 7B-AAA rival Gainesville on Tuesday night at Flowery Branch High.

February 17, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep sports: Honor roll

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February 16, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep sports: Four more local athletes make college commitments

With Wednesday's National Signing Day approaching quickly, four more local football players made oral commitments to the colleges of their choice Monday.

February 16, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Athlete of the Week: Lumpkin County junior hits milestone

Ashley Brown was the last to know what was about to happen. But she was the first to show her excitement.

February 16, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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East Hall girls defeat Calhoun, 68-54, advance to state semifinals

CALHOUN - The East Hall girls basketball team was almost a two-hour drive from its campus, but the Lady Vikings looked right at home Friday afternoon at Calhoun High.

February 27, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Jonesboro shuts down Johnson, 50-35, in Class AAAA quarterfinals

Jeff Steele could only tip his hat to a performance unlike anything the Johnson boys basketball coach had ever seen - one good enough to end the previously unbeaten Knights' historic season.

February 26, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


Top-ranked Laney knocks out East Hall, 92-67, in Class AAA quarterfinals

The Laney Wildcats were relentless on both ends of the court and East Hall couldn't find an answer.

February 26, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Braves shortstop Simmons slowed by oblique strain

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.

February 26, 2015 | Associated Press | High schools


Johnson boys basketball game moved up to 6 p.m. tonight; East Hall girls game rescheduled for Friday

The Johnson boys basketball game against Jonesboro in the Class AAAA state quarterfinal round has been moved up 90 minutes and will begin at 6 p.m tonight.

February 26, 2015 | | High schools


North Georgia Christian boys top Trinity Christian Academy 73-50

The North Georgia Christian boys defeated Trinity Christian Academy-Statesboro 73-50 in the GICAA state playoffs on Tuesday in Macon.

February 25, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


Anderson leads Buford girls to thrilling quarterfinal win over St. Pius X, 59-55

BUFORD - Camille Anderson wore a smile from ear to ear after the best game of her career Tuesday night, a battle between two elite high school players.

February 24, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Dawson County girls fall to Laney in AAA quarterfinals

The top-ranked Dawson County girls basketball team saw their perfect season come to an end with a 70-64 loss to second-ranked Laney in the Class AAA state quarterfinals on Tuesday in Augusta.

February 24, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Gainesville girls fall to top-ranked Mays, 47-25, in state quarterfinals

ATLANTA - Gainesville coach Brenda Hill-Gilmore said her team would need a "perfect" game to knock off top-ranked Mays High School in Tuesday's Class AAAAA quarterfinal.

February 24, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


High school scoreboard: Feb. 23

Bailey Whtlock had two hits and drove in a run for Lakeview Academy in an 11-1 win against Johnson on Monday in Gainesville. Rob Hamby, Rob Collison and J.D. Roark also drove in runs with a hit for the Lions. On Wednesday, Lakeview Academy hosts West Hall at 4:30 p.m.

February 23, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


State basketball quarterfinals pit local programs against No. 1 schools

Two words quickly roll off the tongue of Johnson coach Jeff Steele when talking about state quarterfinal opponent Jonesboro. It's certainly a flattering assessment of the top-ranked Cardinals (29-1).

February 23, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Johnson boys beat West Laurens, 75-60, to reach Class AAAA quarterfinals

If the Johnson boys have any remaining doubters this season, they'll need to find a new knock against the Knights. There will be no second-round exit for the team this season.

February 22, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Feb. 21

With a 10-point lead after one quarter of play, the Dawson County girls cruised to a 71-40 win in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament on Saturday in Dawsonville. With the win, the top-ranked Lady Tigers (29-0) advance to the state quarterfinals to face Laney this week. Game time and location will be determined by a coin flip.

February 21, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


East Hall cruises past Peach County into quarterfinals

Everything started on the perimeter for East Hall. By game's end, the Vikings made plays all over the court in a 95-62 second-round Class AAA playoff victory against visiting Peach County on Saturday night.

February 21, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Saturday's high school basketball playoffs schedule

Saturday's games

February 21, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


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