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State basketball playoffs: Johnson, East Hall boys fall in quarterfinals

February 26th, 2015 07:36 p.m.


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Prep football: 7-AAA football schedules set for '08

Stuck with the subregion setup, Region 7-AAA's football coaches decided on a schedule for the 2008 season Monday and the plan is expected to be ratified by the region's principals today.

January 26, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


DAVIS: Look yourself in the eye

First things first, I am a fan of Mark Twain.

January 25, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep wrestling: First-year Wolverines earn Duals state berth

ELLIJAY – It wasn't exactly what West Forsyth coach Dennis Stromie was hoping for: nobody wants to lose 73-3 in the finals. But the Wolverines' second-place finish at Saturday's Area 7-AAA Duals championship was more than the veteran coach expected from his first-year program.

"I coached at Parkview for 22 years and won two state duals championships, and this is right up there with those," Stromie said of the Wolverines state-clinching finish. "I'm just so happy for the kids, because I want them to be able to experience those things."

January 24, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Prep basketball: Big Red stomped

The East Hall and Gainesville boys basketball teams appear to be ships headed in different directions.

January 24, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep basketball: Falcons soar to win

Flowery Branch's Josh Barrett had 26 points and two steals to lead the Falcons to a 84-62 win over Buford on Saturday night in Buford.

January 24, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Owings honored by alma mater

BY BILL MURPHY

January 24, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Teams converge for soccer showcase

GAINESVILLE- Mary Mancin and Tess Patton know a good deal when they see it.

Both of these North Hall High soccer players were among 800 girls on hand at the Allen Creek Soccer Complex on Saturday morning for a special opportunity to take part in an Olympic Development Program soccer camp right here in their own backyard.

January 24, 2008 | Corey Wilson | High schools


Prep wrestling: Gilmer rolls through first day of duals

ELLIJAY - It's all shaking out just as anticipated at the Area 7-AAA wrestling duals. The mountain schools are clearly the cream of the crop this season.

Gilmer, Pickens, Lumpkin County and West Forsyth all advanced unbeaten to the semifinals of the 7-AAA Duals with wins Friday night at Gilmer High. The top two teams in the two-day area duals advance to the Class AAA state duals next Friday at the Macon Centreplex.

January 23, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep basketball: Lady War Eagles get defensive, topple North Hall

GAINESVILLE - Web Daniel didn't want to be just another chapter in North Hall's book, so he decided to write a chapter of his own.

The Chestatee girls basketball coach designed a strong game plan to shut down North Hall's top scorers and the Lady War Eagles executed it almost to perfection, beating the Lady Trojans 36-30 at North Hall Friday night.

January 23, 2008 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Prep basketball: Lakeview wins in a rout over Towns County

GAINESVILLE - They came, they saw, they conquered and, in the midst of it all, crowned senior girls basketball player Janelle Francis homecoming queen.

January 23, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep roundup: Lady Knights win in OT

Haley Chapman scored a career high 24 points, leading the Johnson to a 53-51 win against Flowery Branch on Friday night in Flowery Branch.

January 23, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Wrestling: Local schools get shot a state berth

The Flowery Branch High wrestling team has a golden opportunity of making history again.

Fresh off the Falcons' first Hall County Duals title last weekend, they have a shot this weekend at the Area 7-AAA Duals to earn the school's first berth in the state duals. The top two finishers at the Area meet advance to face the state's best teams in Class AAA Duals next weekend at the Macon Centerplex.

January 22, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep football: Subregions here to stay in 7-AAA

There goes that plan.

January 21, 2008 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Swimming: Flowery Branch crowds pool with bigger roster

GAINESVILLE - The three lanes the Flowery Branch swim team uses during practice at the YMCA in Gainesville are crowded.

With 20 memebers, the team has to divide each lane into pairs, with two smaller lanes going in opposite directions in each of the three main lanes.

January 21, 2008 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Prep roundup: Carnes leads Red Elephants' rally

The Gainesville High girls basketball team rebounded from a 28-16 halftime deficit Tuesday night, scoring 31-fourth quarter points en route to a 59-54 win against Pickens in Jasper.

January 20, 2008 | | High schools


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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


East Hall girls crush Peach County, 71-53, to earn quarterfinals berth

FORT VALLEY - All season long, East Hall's girls have thrived on responding from adversity in their run to the Class AAA state playoffs.

February 20, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


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