Region 7-AAA will be expanding by one next fall after the Georgia High School Association reclassification committee approved Creekview's request to join the league Monday.
I've seen a lot of great high school football this season. From the flooding rains back on opening night to the Buford Wolves hoisting the Class AA state championship trophy just a couple days ago in a chilly rain, it's been a season to remember.
Jackson County's Ana Rodriguez hit a pair of late free throws to ensure its 34-32 win against first-year, cross-county rival East Jackson on Saturday night in Jefferson.
GAINESVILLE-Gainesville High girls basketball coach Manson Hill could have been more pleased, but he was nonetheless happy with the way his Lady Red Elephants concluded the Jackson EMC Lanierland Tournament.
Sharon Qualls built quite a foundation with West Hall's volleyball program. In seven years at the helm, the first and only coach in the program's eight-year history she's set the bar high for future Lady Spartans team.
Led by another stellar offensive game from Parker Smith, who finished with 31 points, Chestatee beat Lakeview 70-56 to take third place in the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament on Saturday at East Hall High. The War Eagles (5-2) started on a 7-0 run to begin the game and never looked back. They led by six after the first and 13 by halftime.
It wasn't close. It wasn't dramatic. And it certainly wasn't suspenseful.
BUFORD ­-- It's official. Buford's back.
First team Elif Alyanak Lakeview Academy Senior First team All 7-A/AA 3.8 assists per game Caroline Coker North Hall Senior 172 kills 92 percent serve success Whitney Delp West Hall Senior 157 kills, 135 aces (school record), 223 digs, 127 assists <font ...
It took 16 weeks and 15 battered and bashed opponents, but Buford finally won the game they wanted to win.
Katie Spell never even planned on playing high school volleyball as a child. So the idea of leading the Trojans to back-to-back Area 7-AAA titles in her final two seasons of high school was the last thing on her mind.
GAINESVILLE-Two words came to North Hall High girls basketball coach Debbie Blake's head when asked about her team's performance Saturday night in the championship game of the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament.
GAINESVILLE - An emotionally exhausted and hoarse Joe Dix said it best with not only his demeanor, but his words.
Blanche Alverson led the Buford High girls basketball team with 17 points en route to a 62-42 win over Class AAAAA Grayson on Friday night in Buford.
BUFORD - A state championship game featuring a rematch sounds like a rare occurrence. For Buford, it's an old trick.
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.
Gainesville's second-round playoff series, beginning with a doubleheader against the winner of the Creekview/Lakeside-Dekalb series has been moved to Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Ivey-Watson field in Gainesville.