The Banks County High football team is one win away from its first state playoff appearance since 1997 after a 28-21 win against Dawson County on Friday night in Dawsonville. The Leopards (4-5, 3-1 Region 8B-AA) next face Washington-Wilkes at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a region play-in game.
DAHLONEGA - Chestatee defensive back Cam Phillips stuck his arm right where it belonged Friday night. The sophomore deflected a pass intended for Lumpkin County (5-4, 2-2 Region 7A-AAA) senior Ken Jackson in the end zone in the waning minutes of Chestatee's 24-22 win over the Indians on Friday night in Dahlonega. Phillips' deflection wasn't the only time during the game that the War Eagles' defense ...
Habersham Central remained undefeated in subregion play with a 41-10 rout of Jackson County on Friday night in Jefferson. The Raiders (8-1, 6-0 Region 8A-AAAA) next play either Rockdale County or Heritage for a playoff spot at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Larry Black Memorial in Mount Airy. The Raiders struck quickly Friday as Josh Anderson hauled in a 36-yard touchdown pass from Habersham Central quarterback Bo Hatchett just ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch's season is going just as the Falcons had hoped.
The Jefferson High football team ended a 12-game losing skid to arch rival Commerce with a 42-7 win Friday night at Jefferson Memorial Stadium. With the win, the Dragons (7-2, 3-0 Region 8-A) will visit Athens Academy at 7:30 p.m. Friday to decide the Region 8-A championship.
Gainesville ended its regular season the same way it started it, with a blowout win. By beating West Hall on Friday night 40-14 in Oakwood, the Red Elephants also ended their 2007 regular season the same way they have in the past seven regular seasons, with a playoff game on the schedule.
White County's playoff hopes remain alive after a 23-20 victory against Gilmer on Friday night in Cleveland. If the Warriors (6-3, 3-1 Region 7A-AAA) defeat Lumpkin County on Friday, White County will advance to the Class AAA playoffs for the first time in school history.
There's no such thing as an off night for the North Hall High football team.
Here are previews for all of tonight's area games.
Going into Week 9 of the 2006 season, Lumpkin County had just suffered its worse loss of the season, a 53-0 rout by North Hall, and was hoping for a painless end to what would end up being a winless season. Chesatee, the Indians opponent that week was, on the other hand, riding a three-game winning streak and ready for a run in the Class AAA state playoffs. ...
Gainesville clinched a playoff berth in Region 7B-AAA on Friday night with a 40-14 victory over West Hall in Oakwood.
The Flowery Branch High boys and girls cross country programs are each becoming impressive models of consistency in Region 7-AAA. The Falcons boys and girls teams each earned their fifth consecutive trip to the state meet with top four finishes Thursday at the Region 7-AAA meet at Unicoi State Park in Helen. Daniel Martinez finished third overall (16-minutes, 55-seconds) in the boys race to pace the ...
At the end of Week 9 the Hall County football teams have created the following power ratings. As the season goes on I take into consideration the following criteria: 1) Head to head competitions; 2) win/loss record; 3) ratio of points scored vs. points allowed; 4) opponents win/loss percentage.
North Hall's Jennifer Morris has been a busy young lady with her athletic endeavors this fall. She's been constantly challenged with keeping precise time management and enough self-determination to make it through a rigorous practice schedule each afternoon as a dual-sport athlete with the Lady Trojans volleyball and cross country teams. Morris, a senior, found out quickly that playing two sports in the same season is ...
Here are the area's leaders after Week 9.
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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