Less than a month ago, Flowery Branch's Patrick Henry, North Hall's Josh Wright, and Gainesville's Zach Bennett were rivals in the midst of a Region 7-AAA playoff chase.
Gainesville High School junior Justin Cocran and North Hall sophomore Jimmy Lloyd were named recently to the Georgia High School Golf Coaches' Association's Class AAA All-State team.
BRASELTON - Before this weekend, Jimmy Lloyd was a virtual unknown on the American Junior Golf Association circuit. Not anymore. Not after his performance at Chateau Elan landed him within one stroke of first place and earned him an automatic berth in an AJGA regular season tournament this summer. "That's what I came here to do was finish in the top 10, so I'm happy ...
Sometimes sports are like falling for a cruel mistress.
Ashley Razey couldn't have asked for a more successful senior year at Buford High.
Jimmy Lloyd is quite the analytical player when it comes to his golf game.
The ability to overcome obstacles is part of the make up of a coach.
BRASELTON - Jimmy Lloyd was all smiles as he exited the 18th green Sunday. Lloyd, one of the 96 competitors from across the country in the Medicus Preseason Junior event at the Chateau Elan Golf Club, finished the opening round with an even par 71, putting him in a first-place tie with Matthew Cahill from Boca Raton, Fla. In the girls division, Kendall Wright of Suwanee put ...
Nick Long has already heard people say he's the most successful athlete in North Hall history. The Trojans senior runner has a pretty solid track record to back up such claims.
Charles Dickens once wrote that home was a word "stronger than magician ever spoke or spirit ever answered to."
West Hall High's Will England likes to think of the Medicus Preseason Junior event that starts Sunday at Chateau Elan as a shootout. The Hall County champion will be pitted against 32 other golfers from Georgia, and 96 players in all, representing 14 different states playing in this weekend's two-day event.
COLUMBUS - When Jefferson gave Charles Rossi a second chance, he took advantage of the opportunity.
Jefferson coach Tommy Knight had one message for his team after its 13-3 series-clinching win against Eagle's Landing on Friday: Enjoy it, but move on. "It was a big win, but it was just a stepping stone," Knight said of the win that advanced the Dragons to the Class A state baseball quarterfinals for the second consecutive year. "It's almost like a sigh of relief that ...
As Westminster Christian School prepares to change its name and move to a new facility, it's also making some changes to its football program. The school has hired former Collins Hill High assistant coach David Stephens as head coach for its developing football program, which is looking to move from eight-man to 11-man football. The Wildcats currently play eight-man football in the Independent Christian Schools of ...
In sports, an athlete's success is often predetermined by numbers.
The Lanierland basketball tournament tips off Saturday at Flowery Branch High with the same luster and excitement that has sustained the annual tradition into the 54th edition of this Hall County exclusive high school tournament.
Chestatee's Bridgette Kelly knew basketball season would be different for her this year as the only returning starter on the squad, but she didn't expect to find her groove shooting as early as she has.
BUFORD - In the end, Buford's height and athleticism was too much for East Hall.
J.B. Britte scored with just half of a second left in regulation for Lakeview Academy to earn the 54-53 win against Commerce on Tuesday in Gainesville.
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.
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