When Morgan Walters first stepped on the Buford softball field as a senior this year, she knew her stellar reputation preceded her.
The North Hall boys and White County girls cross country teams recorded victories at the Last Chance Invitational on Saturday in Carrollton.
BUFORD - It has not been easy for Buford to establish itself as a championship contender while sharing Area 5-AAA with the two highest-ranked volleyball teams in the state.
COLUMBUS - There were a few tears on Saturday after the Chestatee volleyball team's loss at top-seeded Columbus ended a magical season, but only a few.
BUFORD - Next stop: Columbus. Buford clinched a ninth consecutive trip to the state softball quarterfinals on Wednesday night, winning a pair of mercy-ruled games over Morgan County, 11-0 (five innings) and 15-7 (six innings) in the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs. Buford will be joined in Columbus by seven other teams from the classification, where it will compete for a record seventh straight state championship. The Lady Wolves (33-1) will be ...
Chestatee's volleyball team made school-history last week when it secured a first-round playoff victory over Jonesboro.
After nearly five hours and two evenly-match softball games, East Hall's first-ever playoff appearance is still alive against Cartersville.
Jordan Deep led Buford with a pair of home runs in a first-round sweep of Sonoraville in the Class AAA softball tournament on Wednesday in Buford.
Tyler Bennett fueled various Chestatee runs, Alexa Starr put together a string of dominating serves in the fourth game, and the Lady War Eagles withstood the Jonesboro Cardinals, securing a 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 18-25, 25-15) win and the school's first-ever playoff victory on Wednesday night in Gainesville.
At the end of eight weeks, the Hall County public school football teams have played 43 total games. They have scored 1,566 points and their defenses have allowed 941 points. They have won 67.5 percent of their total games and lost 32.5 percent.
East Hall pitcher Natalie Winters has an uncanny ability to let mistakes and setbacks roll off her shoulders. That laid-back attitude combines with her skill on the mound to make her the Lady Vikings' ace.
Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston finished at 3-under par to take second place in the American Junior Golf Association's Junior All-Star Invitational over the weekend at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla.
Chestatee High's volleyball program continues to break new ground.
Buford appears to be on the fast track toward its seventh consecutive softball state championship.
The Gainesville volleyball team defeated Heritage 25-18, 25-22 in the first round of the Region 8-AAAAA tournament on Thursday.
Avery Cagle poured in 31 points for Riverside Military in a 65-27 victory over Atlanta International on Saturday in Atlanta. C.J. Howarded added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (3-1). Riverside hosts Towns County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Kayla Watson notched 18 points to lead Chestatee to a 53-39 win against Jefferson in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament on Tuesday in Jefferson.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
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