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Cochran: Buford not easily excited

The scene was set in the bowels of the Georgia Dome last Saturday.

December 23, 2007 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Davis: Lanierland is again the talk of the town

On Friday afternoon when folks from all sides of this county are making their way to East Hall's gym for the semifinals of Lanierland, conversations will take place.

December 22, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Athlete of the Week: Chestatee's Parker Smith

GAINESVILLE - There's not much that Chestatee High basketball player Parker Smith can't do.

December 22, 2007 | Corey Wilson | High schools


Prep football: Adetona chooses Indiana

Citing a number of factors - everything from academics to the school's facilities to the chance to play in the Big Ten - Gainesville senior Tyler Adetona switched his commitment from Troy to Indiana University on Monday.

December 22, 2007 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Softball: Chestatee looking for new coach

Chestatee High School is searching for a new coach, the school announced Monday, after principal Bill Thompson relieved Tim Garner of his softball coaching duties.

December 21, 2007 | Brent Holloway | High schools


MURPHY: Buford: Simply the best

Buford left quite an impression on football fans last weekend. The Wolves' breakfast edition of Class AA semifinal football was probably the most complete team that played in the Dome.

December 21, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep roundup: Riverside falls in home game

Charlie Rylee led the Eagles with 18 points Saturday night in Gainesville. Despite leading 29-26 at the intermission, Riverside couldn't contain Mount de Sales, as they outscored the Eagles 28-13 in the second half. Riverside's Steven Frady added 10 points.

December 20, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


COCHRAN: Syrupmakers just had too much talent

ATLANTA - On a Saturday when the classroom was the furthest thing from anyone's mind, North Hall's players, coaches and fans learned a valuable lesson in the Georgia Dome.

December 20, 2007 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Lanierland: Smith scores 46, War Eagles win

OAKWOOD - Parker Smith came into Saturday night's game hoping to prove that the Chestatee High basketball team could play with anybody.

After the game, he felt like the War Eagles' 91-77 victory against West Hall in the opening round of the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament quieted a lot of doubters.

December 20, 2007 | Corey Wilson | High schools


State playoffs: Trojans' dream season ends

ATLANTA - A teary locker room momentarily overshadowed a season's worth of accomplishments for North Hall following a 42-21 loss to Cairo in the Class AAA semifinals Saturday at the Georgia Dome. The loss brought an end to a season of firsts in school history, most notably the first appearance playing in the state semifinals and single-season record 13 wins.

The Trojans (13-1) were hoping for a shot at their first football state title in school history. But the dazzling speed of the Syrupmakers (13-1) brought a sudden end to those dreams with 35 third quarter points.

December 20, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Lanierland: Lady Vikings shut down Chestatee

OAKWOOD - East Hall senior forward Sada Wheeler led the third-seeded Lady Vikings to a 46-24 win against Chestatee with 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists in the opening round of the 48th annual Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament on Saturday night.

December 20, 2007 | Corey Wilson | High schools


State playoffs: Buford faces Lovett in Class AA title game

ATLANTA - Buford fullback Tyler King put his team's game plan for its Class AA semifinal game against Dublin in the simplest of terms afterwards.

"We knew we had to hit them in the mouth," the senior said, figuratively of course.

December 20, 2007 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Lanierland: Gainesville holds off Johnson

Led by Jaymee Carnes' 27 points, Gainesville made it through the first round of the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament beating Johnson 53-43 Saturday night. Carnes came up big down the stretch, scoring 11 in the fourth quarter, while grabbing three defensive rebounds and one offensive rebound.

Despite a sluggish start by the Lady Red Elephants, and a beginning of the game in which Johnson made four of its first five shots, Gainesville went into halftime with a four-point lead.

December 20, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Lanierland: Falcons pull away in third

OAKWOOD - Flowery Branch platooned and pressed their way to a win.

Thanks to a full-court 1-2-2 trapping press, the ability to sub in five at a time, and a third quarter in which they scored 27 points, the top-seeded Falcons beat Gainesville 82-63 on Saturday night in the first round of the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament.

December 20, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


GHSA state semifinals: First day marked by dramatic comebacks

ATLANTA - Deron Furr scored on a 3-yard game-winning touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter comeback that lifted Carver-Columbus to a 26-24 victory over Chamblee in the Class AAA state semifinals Friday.

December 19, 2007 | | 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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