FLOWERY BRANCH - Drew Miles made sure a couple of bad hops didn't come between Flowery Branch and its postseason ambitions.
Adam Kelly struck out six over five innings and recorded two RBIs in a 2-for-2 performance for North Hall in a 13-2 win against Banks County on Friday in Homer.
The Gainesville boys golf team has yet to be beaten this season, but the Red Elephants have also yet to achieve one of their main goals.
OAKWOOD - West Hall baseball coach Dustin Rennspies was nearly at a loss for words about his team's performance Wednesday night.
Jonathan Gettys threw a no-hitter and recorded 14 strikeouts for Gainesville in an 8-1 win over Clarke Central on Wednesday in Athens.
Marcquel Woodard is broadening his horizons in order to try to become Gainesville High's most successful track and field athlete.
Lakeview Academy coach Deuce Roark knows his team is close to where he wants it to be. The fact that the Lions hung close until the final out of a 2-1 loss to fourth-ranked George Walton Academy on Tuesday is good proof of that with the second half of the Region 8-A schedule still remaining.
The Gainesville men's golf team claimed their seventh victory in seven events with a win at the North Georgia High School Invitational on Tuesday at Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega.
Georgia High School Soccer Coaches' Poll Boys Class AAAAAA 1. Lassiter 2. East Coweta 3. Centennial 4. Lambert 5. Central Gwinnett 6. Brookwood 7. Harrison 8. Duluth 9. Collins Hill 10. Roswell Class AAAAA 1. McIntosh 2. Glynn Academy 3. Starr's Mill 4. Houston 5. Allatoona 6. Tucker 7. Greenbrier 8. Heritage 9. Lakeside Evans 10. Gainesville Class AAAA 1. Dalton 2. Chestatee 3. Carrollton ...
Gainesville's Shaquan Cantrell, Buford's Kyle Doyle, North Hall's Ebo Smith and Dawson County's Carly Gilreath were all named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Basketball First Teams for their respective classifications, announced Tuesday.
Chandler Newton struck out 10 for Gainesville in a complete-game, 8-0 win against Heritage on Monday at Ivey-Watson Field in Gainesville.
North Hall third baseman Griffin Olson signified both the early frustration and late elation of the Trojans' hitters Monday night.
Flowery Branch center back Alex Lee may not always be in the spotlight, but she is an essential part of the Lady Falcons' soccer success this season.
Ebo Smith always felt like he had something to prove through his high school basketball career at North Hall. With every fourth-quarter comeback, game-winning shot and exciting playoff victory, he put the pressure on himself to be even better.
Dawson County senior Carly Gilreath had a couple of big goals to accomplish in her final high school season.
North Hall (32-4) will host Cartersville (28-7) in the Class AAA baseball state championship series, beginning with a doubleheader at 5 p.m. on Saturday in Gainesville. Game 3, if necessary, will be played Monday in Gainesville. Tickets are $7.
After piling up a program-record 32 wins this season, the North Hall Trojans need just two more victories to call themselves state champions.
Just a season after the East Hall girls basketball team made yet another deep run in the GHSA state tournament, the Lady Vikings finished the 2012-2013 season 10-14, and head coach Joey Rider stepped down from his position.
North Hall enters the deciding third game of its state semifinal series against Blessed Trinity with a pretty positive outlook on things, even though it dropped the second game of the series 8-5 Monday at Jody Davis Field in Gainesville.
Lumpkin County's Morgan Wood shot a 91 to tie for 14th place individually in the Class AAAA girls state golf tournament on Monday at Nob North Golf Course in Cohutta.
Flowery Branch High didn't have to look far to find its next boys basketball coach.
JEKYLL ISLAND - In a place that promotes itself as "Georgia's Jewel," Gainesville's boys golfers closed out one gem of a season on Monday.
For all its success this season, the North Hall baseball team will widely be considered an underdog against No. 1-ranked Blessed Trinity in the Class AAA state semifinals.
The Gainesville High boys golf team has done its best to avoid becoming a victim of its own success this season.
Eleven soccer players combined from Chestatee and Johnson High were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region soccer first teams, announced Friday.
Spring football is just as important as a high school coach wants it to be. Even though it's good to get as many players in uniform for evaluation as much as possible, it's up for debate whether it has to be done at the end of the calendar school year to yield any better results.
BLACKSHEAR - This much is certain: one way or another, North Hall will end its historic season in the friendly confines of Jody Davis Field.
COLLEGE PARK – Through 79 minutes of play, the East Hall boys soccer team had every opportunity to keep its historic playoff run alive in Thursday's Class AAA state semifinal match against Woodward Academy.
Jackson County baseball players Nick Corso, Chase Dunlap, Joel Ellis and Coleman Barbee were named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region first team, announced Wednesday.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.