Starting pitcher Trevor Roof got Flowery Branch off to an ideal start in Region 8-AAAAA. On Monday, he needed just 45 pitches for the Falcons (6-1, 1-0) to take down Cedar Shoals 15-0 in three innings at the Hog Mountain Sports Complex.
The fourth annual North Georgia Classic All-Star basketball game is scheduled for Saturday March 28 at Gainesville High. The day begins with a 3-point contest at 1 p.m., slam dunk contest at 2 p.m., girls game at 3 p.m., followed by the boys' game.
Juan Mejia was surprised to even get a shot away when a rebound fell to him with eight minutes gone in Saturday's win over East Hall.
The Johnson Knights were a picture of speed and precision even on a misty night in Oakwood.
When she concedes a goal early, Lucy Ibarra said she typically gets down on herself.
Alyssa Turner's hat trick and assist fueled the Lady Red Elephants soccer team in a 5-1 win over Heritage on Friday.
Flowery Branch High girls basketball coach Hazel Hall is retiring at the end of the school year to pursue another opportunity.
Even when Madison County saw glimpses of success against Corbin Lewallen at the plate, the North Hall left-hander continued to torment the Red Raiders once they reached the basepaths.
The Gainesville High girls topped Lanier 3-2 on Thursday at Longwood Park.
Cameron Wilson notched two doubles and an RBI to lead Chestatee to a 6-5 win against Apalachee on Wednesday.
After leading the West Hall High boys basketball program to 182 wins over 14 years as head coach, Warren Sellers announced his resignation in a letter to athletic director Ethan Banks on Monday.
Liz Fischer and Alyssa Turner each tallied three goals to lead Gainesville's girls to a 9-0 win against Winder-Barrow on Tuesday.
With a chance to cement a 2-0 start to the season, Gainesville's prolific golfing trio didn't flinch.
A slow start was too much to overcome for the Gainesville High baseball team in its first loss of the season Tuesday at Ivey-Watson Field.
The West Hall baseball team made up for a lackluster start with an unforgettable finish.
The North Hall girls tennis program topped Chamblee 3-2 in the second round of the Class AAAA state tournament on Monday. With the win, the Lady Trojans with play the winner of North Oconee/Woodward Academy in the state quarterfinals later this week. Time and location are still to be determined.
Whether they're striding or limping into this week's first round of the state playoffs, the area's girls soccer teams will find hard matchups across the board. With winning streaks in hand, Gainesville, Buford, Chestatee and Lumpkin County are all riding the highs of their recent success. Dawson County will have to hope recent injuries don't hamper them in a fascinating 2 vs. 3 seed matchup on Thursday, while East Hall is starring in its first ever state playoff appearance.
Mark Dunn has been a high school soccer head coach in Hall County for 34 seasons. He's won 307 games.
The Jefferson High boys and girls track and field program claimed the Region 8-AAA championship Saturday. The Dragons' boys won with 177.5 points, ahead of second-place Oconee County (158) and Elbert County (92). The Jefferson girls won with 168, ahead of Morgan County (96) and Hart County (89.5).
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association opened their spring season with a team Lauderdale event on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Reed McAllister pitched five innings to earn a 3-2 win for Dawson County against Lumpkin County in the season finale for the Tigers on Friday night in Dahlonega.
For the fourth consecutive season, Gainesville is headed into the state baseball playoffs with the region championship.
Lakeview Academy's girls rolled to an 11-1 win against George Walton Academy, led by Carmen Wagner's five goals, on Thursday.
DAHLONEGA - Alexis Satterfield wasn't buying it when coach Don Brock told the Lumpkin County girls soccer players that they could win the Region 7-AAA championship this year.
Jeff Steele is the new boys basketball head coach at Lumpkin County High School.
The Gainesville baseball team combined for seven home runs in a 17-7 rout over Apalachee High on Wednesday evening.
Trini Puente didn't have an ideal start to her junior season. That hasn't stopped the North Hall standout from continuing to excel in track and field.
For the first time in school history, Dawson County's boys and girls golf teams swept the Region 7-AAA championships on Tuesday at Crystal Falls Golf Course in Dawsonville. The Tigers and Lady Tigers advance to the state tournament on May 18.
With a large lead quickly dwindling, Lumpkin County coach Dustin Allen went with his ace Cody Waters earlier than he had hoped Tuesday against East Hall. The right-handed senior responded with 5 2/3 innings of steady work in long-relief duty, allowed only one run and led the Indians (14-8, 11-5 Region 7-AAA) to an 11-6 win in Gainesville.
For Roger Parham, the math was simple when his latest coaching opportunity arose.