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.
BUFORD - In the week leading up to their Class AA state championship game against Lovett, the Wolves' practice field took on the appearance of a college coaches' conference.
GAINESVILLE- East Hall High senior Trevor Bishop feels like things are finally starting to come together for the Vikings.
GAINESVILLE - Class AAA No. 5-ranked Flowery Branch got scoring contributions from 11 of its 16 roster players en route to an 84-77 win over Chestatee in the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament semifinals Friday night at East Hall High.
GAINESVILLE- East Hall high basketball player Sada Wheeler entered Friday night's game with Flowery Branch seeking revenge.
GAINESVILLE - The intensity exuding from the North Hall side of the court during warm-ups was palpable.
The Lanierland basketball tournament tips off Saturday at Flowery Branch High with the same luster and excitement that has sustained the annual tradition into the 54th edition of this Hall County exclusive high school tournament.
Chestatee's Bridgette Kelly knew basketball season would be different for her this year as the only returning starter on the squad, but she didn't expect to find her groove shooting as early as she has.
BUFORD - In the end, Buford's height and athleticism was too much for East Hall.
J.B. Britte scored with just half of a second left in regulation for Lakeview Academy to earn the 54-53 win against Commerce on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Avery Cagle poured in 31 points for Riverside Military in a 65-27 victory over Atlanta International on Saturday in Atlanta. C.J. Howarded added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (3-1). Riverside hosts Towns County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
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