With Wednesday's National Signing Day approaching quickly, four more local football players made oral commitments to the colleges of their choice Monday.
Ashley Brown was the last to know what was about to happen. But she was the first to show her excitement.
GAINESVILLE - Sara Schwanke is on a team without teammates.
Parents tell their history in the hopes that stories will be passed down.
Keith Wells has decided where he is going to take his football game to the next level, and this time he isn't going to change his mind. Gainesville High's highly recruited defensive end prospect decided to verbally commit to Ohio State on Monday and will sign with the Buckeyes Wednesday on national signing day.
GAINESVILLE - In an environment that could best be described as hostile on both sides, the East Hall girls led by Tierra Benton's 22 points and nine rebounds beat North Hall 55-34 on Friday night at North Hall.
GAINESVILLE - The streak continues.
A.C. Bailey led the Falcons (19-3, 8-0 Region 7B-AAA) with 12 points and eight rebounds en route to a 57-46 win over West Forsyth on Friday in Flowery Branch. With the win the Falcons clinch the subregion title and No. 1 seed for the Region 7-AAA tournament. Ishmael Hollis added 11 points for Flowery Branch.
GAINESVILLE - Seth Vining isn't at all bashful about wearing his orange pants.
Northeast Georgia isn't exactly the lacrosse capital of the world. In fact, the sport of lacrosse at the high school level is about as common as a 30-inch snowfall.
Buford High senior Omar Hunter has been selected as the Bobby Dodd National High School Lineman of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta and will be recognized at the club's 70th annual awards banquet Wednesday in Atlanta.
Thanks to some clutch free-throw shooting in the game's waning minutes, Heritage Academy emerged with a 59-58 win over Horizon in a back-and-forth battle in Cumming on Tuesday.
Despite the absence of Gainesville High's leading scorer and rebounder, Jaymee Carnes, the Lady Red Elephants were able to defeat West Hall 36-31 on Tuesday at West Hall.
Elizabeth Williams knew that last week would prove to be a big one for the North Hall girls basketball team.
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.