Norris Rettiger led the North Georgia Christian boys to a 60-36 win over Victory Baptist on Monday night in Loganville.
Roderick English scored 22 points with 10 rebounds for Johnson in a 69-41 win against West Hall on Saturday. Ty Cockfield finished with 17 points for the Knights.
North Hall used a strong finish to defeat Buford for the Area 8-AAAA duals wrestling championship on Saturday at Buford, making the Trojans one of multiple area teams to punch their state duals tickets for next week in Macon.
The fire of rivalry burns as bright as ever, according to Gainesville sophomore Taylor Hawks.
Justin Wheeler had a timeout.
Dawson County's Karlie Bearden recorded her 500th career rebound in an 83-43 win over Fannin County on Friday. Bearden also scored 11 points for the Lady Tigers (19-0, 6-0 Region 7-AAA).
For local wrestlers, the long hours of conditioning, training and competition will finally pay off.
When Apalachee's Kamar Baldwin got on a roll, he would not be denied.
Jatasia Bailey recorded 19 points for East Hall as the Lady Vikings defeated Fannin County 60-44 on Tuesday.
Even with considerable youth, the Lakeview Academy boys put up a scrappy effort against undefeated Athens Christian on Tuesday in Gainesville. However in the fourth quarter, the Eagles (12-0, 2-0 Region 8-A) found a way to pull away like they have many times this season.
A glance into the rafters at Johnson High's gymnasium reveals quite a run of late for the Knights' boys basketball program.
All-Area Volleyball First Team
Eight seasons ago, Ted Deppe took charge of an East Hall volleyball team that had won a single match in its first four years of existence.
Ted Deppe's best choice for outside hitter quickly became the best roster move in East Hall volleyball history.
Breanna Locke led four double-digit scorers with 19 points as Flowery Branch dominated Forsyth Central 70-34 on Saturday afternoon.
BUFORD - The team poster hanging on the wall outside Buford coach Gene Durden's office tells a year's worth of storyline in only two words.
Sid Maxwell said football is still in his blood. A year away from the sideline has done nothing to change that.
Caleb Whitenton hit a home run to finish with two hits and two RBIs for Gainesville in a 6-4 win over North Forsyth on Wednesday in Coal Mountain.
When Johnson's Fernando Carrillo was tripped in the box within the first 50 seconds of Tuesday's game against West Hall, junior Fabian Abarca was the first to offer to take the resulting penalty kick.
Taylor Buffington tallied two goals and an assist to push the Chestatee girls to a 4-0 win over White County on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Winter storms and missed school days have forced area baseball coaches to get creative.
Johnson won its first baseball game of the season, thanks to Joel Munoz's walk-off grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the seventh for a 6-3 victory against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Oakwood.
The East Hall High baseball team opened its season with an 8-2 victory against county rival Johnson on Saturday.
COLUMBUS - Two state playoff games games in 24 hours proved a bridge too far for East Hall.
CARROLLTON- Camille Anderson had taken a hard fall and hurt her knee. Yet there she was half a quarter later back at the scorer's table to check in before the second quarter.
The Flowery Branch High baseball team won 9-1 at Central Gwinnett in its season opener Friday.
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.
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.
The Laney Wildcats were relentless on both ends of the court and East Hall couldn't find an answer.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.