Though only a 16-year-old junior, Matt Booth is effectively the grizzled veteran of a young North Hall boys tennis team.
The pitching depth for Gainesville is pleasing to coach Jeremy Kemp and could serve the program well in the postseason.
Jed Lacey has seen a region title slip away from his team on more than one occasion during his seven-year tenure as Dawson County boys soccer coach.
In a 12-minute span, the Gainesville boys soccer team's region title hopes were buried in the back of the net.
Corrie Thomas notched two goals for the Flowery Branch girls in a 4-1 win over Apalachee to secure the No. 4 seed from Region 8-AAAAA on Tuesday.
SUGAR HILL - A 10-game winning streak helped the Johnson girls soccer team evolve into a Region 8-AAAA contender.
Michael Curry hit a home run and was the winning pitcher for Gainesville in a 12-5 win against Heritage on Monday in Conyers.
Flowery Branch's playoff fate will be determined later this week in a critical baseball series against Winder-Barrow. But on Monday night, the Falcons proved they're going to do everything in their power to make a run at the postseason.
Johnson High Principal Stan Lewis and athletic director Matt Stowers announced a pair of new coaching hirings on Monday.
The Gainesville girls golf team finished second overall at the Brookwood Invitational on Saturday.
When Michael Curry wasn't helping his pitcher's bid for a no-hitter behind the plate, the junior catcher was busy making sure Gainesville had more than enough run support to work with.
Leslie Hernandez has never tried to create an identity as a trend setter. She's just a young lady who loves wrestling and never believed her gender should discourage that passion.
Gainesville and Johnson's storied boys soccer rivalry no longer holds region implications.
Andrew Bell recorded a hat trick and added an assist for Lakeview Academy in a 6-0 win against George Walton Academy on Friday night.
Two key region baseball games scheduled for Friday have been postponed until Saturday due to rain.
Lakeview Academy athletic director Deuce Roark will see a lot of familiar faces this year, both within the walls of his own school and from the teams the Lions' athletic programs compete against.
It's been a banner year for soccer in the United States, where record numbers of viewers watched the U.S. escape from the Group of Death and into the knockout rounds of the World Cup.
To those who knew him, Keaton Coker was a face and voice of strength through tremendous adversity.
Jimmy Lawler has watched Flowery Branch High School grow on a near-daily basis since its infancy in 2002.
Flowery Branch High Principal Dr. Jason Carter said the school expresses sincere condolences to the family of Sharon and Miles Coker over the loss of their son Keaton Coker, who died Tuesday evening following a long battle with brain cancer.
ALL-AREA GIRLS FIRST TEAM
Even before his freshman year at Johnson High, Fabian Abarca announced his arrival on the high school soccer scene.
Jessi Vaverka did everything she could to make sure she would be with her Buford High teammates when the Lady Wolves' soccer season started in February.
Winning has become the expectation for Johnson boys soccer coach Brian Shirley, even though it's a yearly grind to make it deep into the postseason.
West Hall athletic director Ethan Banks will proudly tell you "it's a great time to be a Spartan."
Marc Paglia has been navigating the unique challenges faced by Riverside Military Academy for the better part of three decades.
KENNESAW - Dawson County's Madison Caldwell shot a 7-over 79 in U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifying held at Pinetree Country Club on Tuesday.
Everything really fell into place in a hurry for Hunter Mallard when he started to learn the ropes of the pole vault. As a freshman in 2014 at Gainesville High, he noticed it took strength, speed and lots of technique to master it appropriately. Now, less than a year after first trying his hand at this most complex event, he's going for a national title.
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