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Qualls calls it a day

"Don't be content with being average. Average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top."

November 10, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep football: AAA's top teams hold their ground

ATLANTA - Heading into the final week of the regular season the Class AAA's top four teams remain in place in the Associated Press high school football poll.

November 10, 2007 | From staff, wire reports | High schools


Standard for playoff qualifying would help

This time of the season all the talk is about the playoffs. Who's in, and who's out? In Region 7-AAA, we're pretty close to knowing who is going to the playoffs. North Hall (9-0), Flowery Branch (8-1) and Gainesville (7-3) are all in. White County and Chestatee are battling for the last spot. Most people can agree that it's tough to earn a playoff spot in our region here at home.

November 09, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


My brother, my keeper

After a rain-soaked practice last week, Gainesville High senior wide receiver Gerald Ford, who in this season has amassed 1,213 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns, made his way to his locker in the football fieldhouse, his cleats tracking mud on the linoleum floor.

November 08, 2007 | By Jeff Cochran The Times | High schools


Prep notebook: A spot in the playoffs goes to?

The playoff picture in Region 7-AAA is starting to take shape after last Friday night's action.

November 08, 2007 | By Bill Murphy The Times | High schools


Prep football: Banks County 28, Dawson County 21

The Banks County High football team is one win away from its first state playoff appearance since 1997 after a 28-21 win against Dawson County on Friday night in Dawsonville. The Leopards (4-5, 3-1 Region 8B-AA) next face Washington-Wilkes at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a region play-in game.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: Chestatee 24, Lumpkin 22

DAHLONEGA - Chestatee defensive back Cam Phillips stuck his arm right where it belonged Friday night.

The sophomore deflected a pass intended for Lumpkin County (5-4, 2-2 Region 7A-AAA) senior Ken Jackson in the end zone in the waning minutes of Chestatee's 24-22 win over the Indians on Friday night in Dahlonega.

November 07, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep football: Habersham Central 41, Jackson County 10

Habersham Central remained undefeated in subregion play with a 41-10 rout of Jackson County on Friday night in Jefferson. The Raiders (8-1, 6-0 Region 8A-AAAA) next play either Rockdale County or Heritage for a playoff spot at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Larry Black Memorial in Mount Airy.

The Raiders struck quickly Friday as Josh Anderson hauled in a 36-yard touchdown pass from Habersham Central quarterback Bo Hatchett just four minutes into the game.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: Flowery Branch 43, Johnson 14

FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch's season is going just as the Falcons had hoped.

November 07, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep football: Jefferson 42, Commerce 7

The Jefferson High football team ended a 12-game losing skid to arch rival Commerce with a 42-7 win Friday night at Jefferson Memorial Stadium.

With the win, the Dragons (7-2, 3-0 Region 8-A) will visit Athens Academy at 7:30 p.m. Friday to decide the Region 8-A championship.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: Gainesville 40, West Hall 14

Gainesville ended its regular season the same way it started it, with a blowout win.

By beating West Hall on Friday night 40-14 in Oakwood, the Red Elephants also ended their 2007 regular season the same way they have in the past seven regular seasons, with a playoff game on the schedule.

November 07, 2007 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Prep football: White County 23, Gilmer 20

White County's playoff hopes remain alive after a 23-20 victory against Gilmer on Friday night in Cleveland.

If the Warriors (6-3, 3-1 Region 7A-AAA) defeat Lumpkin County on Friday, White County will advance to the Class AAA playoffs for the first time in school history.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: North Hall 73, East Hall 20

There's no such thing as an off night for the North Hall High football team.

November 07, 2007 | By Blake Trent For The Times | High schools


Football: Week 10 Previews

Here are previews for all of tonight's area games.

November 06, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Football: Indians, War Eagles make playoff push

Going into Week 9 of the 2006 season, Lumpkin County had just suffered its worse loss of the season, a 53-0 rout by North Hall, and was hoping for a painless end to what would end up being a winless season.

Chesatee, the Indians opponent that week was, on the other hand, riding a three-game winning streak and ready for a run in the Class AAA state playoffs.

November 06, 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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