Sid Maxwell said football is still in his blood. A year away from the sideline has done nothing to change that.
Caleb Whitenton hit a home run to finish with two hits and two RBIs for Gainesville in a 6-4 win over North Forsyth on Wednesday in Coal Mountain.
When Johnson's Fernando Carrillo was tripped in the box within the first 50 seconds of Tuesday's game against West Hall, junior Fabian Abarca was the first to offer to take the resulting penalty kick.
Taylor Buffington tallied two goals and an assist to push the Chestatee girls to a 4-0 win over White County on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Winter storms and missed school days have forced area baseball coaches to get creative.
Johnson won its first baseball game of the season, thanks to Joel Munoz's walk-off grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the seventh for a 6-3 victory against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Oakwood.
The East Hall High baseball team opened its season with an 8-2 victory against county rival Johnson on Saturday.
COLUMBUS - Two state playoff games games in 24 hours proved a bridge too far for East Hall.
CARROLLTON- Camille Anderson had taken a hard fall and hurt her knee. Yet there she was half a quarter later back at the scorer's table to check in before the second quarter.
The Flowery Branch High baseball team won 9-1 at Central Gwinnett in its season opener Friday.
CALHOUN - The East Hall girls basketball team was almost a two-hour drive from its campus, but the Lady Vikings looked right at home Friday afternoon at Calhoun High.
Jeff Steele could only tip his hat to a performance unlike anything the Johnson boys basketball coach had ever seen - one good enough to end the previously unbeaten Knights' historic season.
The Laney Wildcats were relentless on both ends of the court and East Hall couldn't find an answer.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.
The Johnson boys basketball game against Jonesboro in the Class AAAA state quarterfinal round has been moved up 90 minutes and will begin at 6 p.m tonight.
Coaches are always seeking to get more out of their players.
The Buford High girls basketball team began the 2014-15 season with a sense of unfinished business after losing to St. Pius X in the state title game last year.
Junior Gonzalez delivered when Johnson needed him most - but he's missing a vital piece of equipment.
The Flowery Branch boys soccer team was pushing hard. Down a goal in the second half, the Falcons were creating scoring chances and fending off Gainesville's opportunities.
Jonathan Gettys, Mikey Gonzalez and Michael Curry combined to pitch a perfect game in a 16-0 win against Salem in 2 1/2 innings on Friday.
Some of the most gripping action came right at the end of the Hall County track and field championships.
Spencer Ralston shot a 7-under par 137 to win the individual championship for Gainesville in the Champions Invitational on Tuesday and Wednesday in Alpharetta.
Jonah Crocker tossed a complete-game shutout as the East Hall High baseball team used a five-run sixth inning to roll to a 7-0 win against rival West Hall on Wednesday in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Marq Kilcoyne's final hit of the night went a long way toward snapping Flowery Branch's two-game losing streak.
DAWSONVILLE - After 90 exhausting minutes of two Class AAA heavyweights battling it out, West Hall landed the final punches.
Chestatee's Reed Johnson stayed undefeated on the season with a 6-1, 6-0 singles win to fuel the War Eagles in a 5-0 win against Stephens County on Tuesday.
After six years in Gainesville, Julie Rushing has decided to resign as head volleyball coach at Chestatee High School, according to a Hall County Schools press release.
At least for one tournament, Gainesville junior golfer Spencer Ralston was happy to put up some high scores.
The North Hall High baseball team defeated Monroe Area 12-2 in five innings on the strength of a 10-run fourth inning Monday night.
The Gainesville High baseball team didn't take long to shake the sour taste from Saturday's loss to Buford.