LAWRENCEVILLE - Buford coach Tony Wolfe describes pitcher Connor Bennett as a "bulldog" on the mound, especially in relief appearances.
The East Hall High baseball team beat Johnson 8-1 on the strength of a five-run sixth inning Saturday at East Hall Park.
When Reachel Beaulieu saw her teammate Diana Perez crumple to the ground under the weight of a tackle during a preseason practice in fall 2013, Beaulieu could already tell something was wrong.
Gainesville junior guard D'Marcus Simonds has decided to reconsider his college options after Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray was fired Saturday afternoon.
The goals are flowing, the defense is stingy, and confidence is sky-high for Gainesville soccer, according to junior Diego Porras.
The Gainesville High baseball team earned an 8-4 Region 8-AAAAA victory at Clarke Central on Friday in Athens.
Twice on Friday, North Hall left fielder Lincoln Hewett made a defensive play that was nothing short on spectacular.
Some of Hall County and Northeast Georgia's dynamic high school basketball stars will join forces with players from the rest of the state Saturday in Savannah. Games featuring the top juniors and seniors for boys and girls are slated for the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Games at Savannah State University.
The Chestatee boys golf team won two tournaments this week.
Mario Mays hasn't forgotten his hometown.
Corbin Lewallen drove in two of three runs for North Hall in a 3-2 win over White County on Wednesday in Cleveland.
Caleb Whitenton grinned as he watched his Gainesville teammates run sprints across Ivey-Watson Field following Wednesday's 10-0 shutout over Heritage High.
One said he trains for the situation everyday. The other said he "called " that he would make the shot that would save his team from its first loss of the season.
OAKWOOD - Madeline McCarthy wants to be a difference maker for the Flowery Branch girls soccer program. On a roster ripe with youth, the Lady Falcons' senior midfielder sees it as her place to bring a little energy to the pitch as they get ready for the main stretch of games in Region 8-AAAAA.
Samuel Palmer netted four goals to lead the Riverside Military Academy soccer team to an 8-0 win against Strong Rock Christian on Tuesday in Locust Grove.
In the hunt for a region title, Jonathan Gettys wasn't taking a sick day.
The Riverside Military Academy track and field team has already won its first Hall County championship this season. Eagles coach Jim Myers and senior standout Chris Howard hope that's just a start.
For everything Rick Howard earned Saturday - a region championship trophy, a milestone victory and a plaque to commemorate it - his players' gestures of respect might be what sticks with the Gainesville boys soccer coach the longest.
Soaked to the bone, a broad smile on his face, Simon Cobian (VIDEO) wasn't about to pass up his opportunity for a little fun on a dreary Friday night.
Sadie Foote racked up five goals to lead Chestatee to a 7-0 win over Monroe Area on Friday in Gainesville.
Madeline McCarthy scored a pair of goals for Flowery Branch's girls soccer team in a 2-1 home win against Loganville on Thursday.
With the eyes of a captive crowd upon them, Flowery Branch's Breanna Benton and Brooke Kane never flinched.
The North Hall boys tennis team beat North Oconee 3-1 to claim the Region 8-AAAA championship on Wednesday night.
DAWSONVILLE - East Hall was down to its final three outs. The Vikings' grip on clinching their first playoff spot since 2003 was slipping.
The Stetson University men's basketball program rolled out the welcome mat for Ty Cockfield. The Johnson High senior returned the favor, announcing Tuesday he will join the Hatters' basketball program in the fall.
The Georgia High School Association is moving its basketball quarterfinals back to neutral sites following a vote at Monday's state executive committee meeting.
Courtney Newton is coming home.
Eli Stuart's squeeze bunt scored Hunter Strange as the East Hall High baseball team defeated rival West Hall 4-3 in eight innings on Saturday night in Oakwood.
Gainesville's newest face on the block may give the Red Elephants their best shot at a region title in three years.