MOUNT AIRY - Habersham Central senior wide receiver Tavarres King is aware of his statistics, but they are the least of his concerns at this point in the season."I really don't focus on that too much," he said. "My mom does all that stuff."
FLOWERY BRANCH - With one game under its belt, Flowery Branch High basketball coach Angela Middleton realizes that her team has a long way to go before it's ready to compete with the elite of Region 7-AAA.
JEFFERSON - In a game that saw 61 fouls committed, it was only fitting that the outcome was decided at the free throw line.
North Hall's football program is in pretty good company these days. With a win on Friday at The Brickyard, the third-ranked Trojans (11-0) would be playing in the state quarterfinals for the third time in the past four seasons.
The Times previews all of the area's boys basketball teams.
It isn't exactly a revolution, but the style of basketball being played by the boys' high school teams in Northeast Georgia is changing. The number of teams running patient, half-court sets is decreasing. The number of teams running a fast-paced, full-court style is increasing. Whether or not that change is for the better is up to the individual teams, but the coaches, players and fans embracing ...
The Gainesville High girls basketball team opened its season with a 54-44 win over Roswell on Saturday in the South Forsyth Turkey Shootout.
Flowery Branch's class of 2008 started their career with a 2-8 mark and finished four years later having amassed a 32-14 record while making it to the playoffs for three straight years.
The North Hall High football team found itself in an unusual position Friday night at the Brickyard.
The North Hall High football team stands alone in Hall County.
The White County High football team failed to overcome a Carver-Atlanta overtime touchdown, falling to the Panthers (11-0) 20-13 in the opening round of the Class AAA state playoffs Friday night in Atlanta.
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COLLEGE PARK – Through 79 minutes of play, the East Hall boys soccer team had every opportunity to keep its historic playoff run alive in Thursday's Class AAA state semifinal match against Woodward Academy.
Jackson County baseball players Nick Corso, Chase Dunlap, Joel Ellis and Coleman Barbee were named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region first team, announced Wednesday.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park.
Although it was a not-so-perfect ending to an almost perfect season for the Buford Lady Wolves soccer team, coach Crystal Fowler knows that this season is one for the history books for the girls soccer program.
West Hall High named Adam Rich as new softball coach on Tuesday by athletic director Scott Justus, replacing Warren Sellers, who stepped down from the softball program following the 2012 season.
North Hall and Gainesville both have a number of things in common, such as strong pitching, exemplary senior leadership and playoff experience. But while the Red Elephants are appearing in the state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, the Trojans are making their first-ever appearance in the third round.
Nine local tennis players were named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region first team, announced Monday.
Gainesville soccer players Ricardo Gomez and Hartley Carter were named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys and Girls Most Outstanding Players, respectively.
West Hall sprinter Maia Caldwell-Booker recorded a time of 11.95 seconds to finish first in the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the girls state track and field meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
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.