Gainesville Red Elephants
GAINESVILLE - East Hall's senior class is quite comfortable in its own skin.
CARNESVILLE - East Hall was playing to survive and advance. Franklin County was playing with revenge on its mind in the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs on Tuesday night in Carnesville.
GAINESVILLE - A play here or a play there and the outcome is different.
FLOWERY BRANCH - No matter the condition, it's always good to start the baseball season off on a winning note.
Buford High senior quarterback Twoey Hosch has accepted a preferred walk-on spot to play football at the University of Georgia in the fall. Hosch picked Georgia over Jacksonville State. He finished his career with Buford with a 27-1 record as starting quarterback. In his career, Hosch completed 145 of 242 passes for 2,635 yards and led the Wolves to the Class AA state title in 2007.
White County's Sarah Holmes connected on two birdies and shot a new nine-hole school record (38) to lead the Lady Warriors to a tri-match victory against Dawson County and West Hall on Thursday night at Mossy Creek in Cleveland. White County carded an 85, Dawson County shot a 94 and West Hall finished with a 102. Kasay Holbrook, a senior, shot a 45 for ...
Area high school girls teams are playing tonight in the second round of their respective state basketball tournaments.
CARTERSVILLE - The East Hall High basketball team is heading to the Class AAA state quarterfinals.
The North Hall-Habersham Central baseball game originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday and will be played at North Hall.
Tess Patton scored two goals and had three assists in the Lady Trojans' 5-0 win over Johnson Wednesday night in Gainesville.
East Hall High graduate Korentheus Bailey signed a letter of intent on Tuesday to attend Western Kentucky University next year to play football. Bailey was a Times 2006 First Team All County selection as Hall County's leading tackler with 118 tackles and 22 tackles for a loss. Bailey originally committed to play at Mississippi State his senior season.
GAINESVILLE - Early in Tuesday's game at Walters Athletic Center, it looked like Whitefield Academy's frenzied full-court pressure would simply overwhelm Lakeview Academy.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The No. 2 seed out of Region 6-AAA, Sandy Creek, had a huge cross to bear in its matchup with Region 7-AAA champion Flowery Branch on Tuesday night at Falcon Fieldhouse.
Lakeview Academy boys basketball coach Seth Vining doesn't try to sugarcoat the fact that the Lions are playing against a more athletic basketball team in the second round of the Class A playoffs tonight. On top of that, the visitors from Whitefield Academy (19-8) are bigger, stronger, and almost always playing for a Class A title this time of the year.
The East Hall boys soccer team will make its first appearance in the state semifinals following its 4-1 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Pierce County on Saturday in Blackshear.
Elexa Bahr recorded a hat trick with three consecutive goals for the Buford girls soccer team in a 5-0 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Savannah Arts Academy on Friday in Savannah.
As a freshman, White County's Jenna Gearing has taken the Class AAA long distance events by storm.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky junior safety and White County graid Ashely Lowery has been released from the hospital less than a week after a serious car accident and could be back on campus by June.
The Gainesville baseball team has found success this season by playing a relaxed game, even in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.
North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman won the Class AAA state title in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
Chestatee's doubles pair of Blaine Brown and Juan Carrion were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region first team, announced last Friday.
North Hall fed off the production of senior pitcher Preston Graham so far this postseason. Through two rounds, Graham has posted two complete-game shutouts.
The second-round Class AAAAA baseball doubleheader between Gainesville and Creekview has been moved to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Ivey-Watson Field in Gainesville. The time was changed from the original start time of 4 p.m.
The Jefferson baseball team split a doubleheader with Wesleyan in the second round of the Class AA state tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.
Not even the scouting report could accurately demonstrate how fast a team the Chestatee boys soccer team would encounter in Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday at War Eagle Stadium.
It was a defensive battle, and although West Hall's boys soccer team had a number of chances to score, the Spartans couldn't capitalize in a 2-0 loss to Oconee County in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament on Wednesday in Oakwood.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls aren't the first soccer team to discover that no lead is safe in the second round of the state playoffs.
BUFORD - After starting slow offensively against Decatur in the first round, the Buford Lady Wolves made sure Tuesday night that they attacked, and turned opportunities into goals.
The Union County baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class AA state tournament with an 8-1 win against Bowdon in the third game of its first-round series on Tuesday in Blairsville.