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State basketball playoffs: Johnson, East Hall boys fall in quarterfinals

February 26th, 2015 07:36 p.m.


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Prep scoreboard: Gainesville wins ninth straight

Gainesville senior pitcher Zach Bennett recorded eight strikeouts and only allowed three hits in an 8-1 win against Pickens on Monday at Ivey-Watson Field. With the win, the Red Elephants (11-4, 10-1 Region 7-AAA) extended their winning streak to nine games and keep the top spot in the region.

April 18, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep Scoreboard: Farmer hits game-winner for Westminster

Ryan Farmer hit the game-winning RBI for Westminster in the seventh inning to score Matt Cox and carry his team to a defeat of Heritage Academy 12-11 on Thursday.

April 16, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Flowery Branch/Lumpkin County soccer game postponed

Tonight's soccer games in Dahlonega between Flowery Branch and Lumpkin County have been canceled due to rain. The make-up game is tentatively scheduled to be played on April 14.

April 15, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Chestatee girls earn playoff berth

Kelsey Neukum scored off an assist from Megan Fligg for the Lady War Eagles with less than two minutes left in regulation to defeat West Hall 1-0 and clinch a state playoff spot Thursday night at Chestatee High.

April 14, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep soccer: Lady Trojans win third straight area title with 4-0 victory over Gainesville

Louisa May Alcott, author of the classic novel "Little Women" once said that, "Rivalry adds so much to the charms of one's conquests."

April 14, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep baseball: Falcons rally late to win

When Flowery Branch High senior Cody Ackerman made a request last month to Falcons coach Jimmy Lawler asking for a chance at his first career start on the mound, he couldn't have possibly imagined how timely it was.

April 14, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Gainesville takes first place

The Gainesville High baseball team jumped to first place in Region 7-AAA with a 15-4 win against Gilmer on Wednesday night in Ellijay.

April 13, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Flowery Branch tabs assistant to take over girls hoops

FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch High athletic director Shannon Benton was looking for a girls basketball coach that would instill a hard-nosed work ethic to the program. He feels like he found the right candidate in former assistant coach Hazel Hall, who was announced as the new Lady Falcons coach on Wednesday.

April 13, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep baseball: Warriors get needed win

GAINESVILLE - Sometimes, seven innings just aren't enough.

April 12, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Athlete of the week: Haymore sparked Trojans' big week

GAINESVILLE - North Hall's Josh Haymore didn't mind being moved out of the lead-off position midway through the season, but since his reinsertion to the top of the lineup, the senior center fielder has been on a roll.

April 12, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep scoreboard: North Hall girls stay unbeaten

Class AAA's second-ranked North Hall girls tennis team continued their dominance in Region 7-AAA defeating Gainesville 5-0 and remaining unbeaten on Tuesday in Gainesville.

April 12, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep tennis: North Hall girls pursue perfect season

The 2008 season for the North Hall girls tennis team can be summed up in one word, dominant.

April 12, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Lady Trojans lose first game of the year

The Lady Trojans undefeated season came to an end Monday night, as North Hall lost to Class AA/A second-ranked Walker 5-0.

April 12, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Zopf: Play the game the right way

Every young baseball player dreams of one day becoming a major leaguer.

April 11, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Gainesville girls place first at Chestatee Invitational

Kiki Thompson won the long jump and Somer Graham won the pole vault for the Gainesville High girls track and field team as part of a first place finish in the Chestatee Invitational on Saturday.

April 09, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


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High school scoreboard: Feb. 20

Hanna Grogan scored 17 points for the Lady Lions, but Lakeview Academy fell 51-43 to Calvary Day in the first round of the Class A Private basketball state tournament on Friday in Savannah.

February 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Buford girls ride defense, free throws to 46-34 win over Westover

BUFORD - Buford coach Gene Durden had to get the Lady Wolves back to their "bread and butter" to finally gain the separation they needed against Westover.

February 20, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


Gainesville girls reach quarterfinals on Hawks' buzzer-beater

EVANS - The ball was in the right hands for Gainesville in the final seconds of Friday's second-round playoff game against Greenbrier. Sophomore Taylor Hawks took the pass from Shikiya Brown, looked both ways and just before time expired drained a finger-roll shot in the lane to secure the upset win of the second-ranked Lady Wolfpack in Evans.

February 20, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Jones sisters lead Commerce girls to first-round win

COMMERCE - Freshmen normally aren't the go-to players for any team, especially during the playoffs.

February 20, 2015 | Charles Phelps | High schools


Banks County boys top East Jackson in first round of Class AAA playoffs

HOMER – If there's a winning formula for the second-seed Banks County Leopards in the Class AAA state playoffs, it is get it to the big men.

February 19, 2015 | Times regional staff | High schools


Cockfield's 31 points lead Johnson boys to 72-44 win over Southeast Whitfield

Behind smothering defense and Ty Cockfield's game-high 31 points, Johnson's victory over Southeast Whitfield was never in question.

February 19, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


Gainesville boys pull off upset over No. 1 seed North Atlanta

Gainesville junior D'Marcus Simonds scored 33 points and knocked down a game-winning shot at the buzzer in overtime for a 56-54 win against North Atlanta in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state tournament on Thursday.

February 19, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Chestatee girls fall to Pickens 42-37 in first round of state

Chestatee allowed five quick points by Pickens' Haley Kalson in the final minute of the first half Thursday to open the postseason in Gainesville. It didn't appear to be too much to overcome at the time, trailing by only three at intermission.

February 19, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


East Hall girls, boys win in first-round state playoff games

In some ways, it took East Hall an entire season to hold off and ultimately defeat Oconee County in Wednesday's first-round state playoff game.

February 18, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Banks County girls knock off Jefferson in first-round state playoff game

JEFFERSON - The Banks County Lady Leopards' tough region served them well in the opening round of the Class AAA state basketball tournament.

February 18, 2015 | Charles Phelps | High schools


High school scoreboard: Feb. 18

Shikiya Brown tallied 13 points to lead Gainesville's girls to a 54-34 win over Kell in the first round of the Class AAAAA tournament on Wednesday in Marietta.

February 18, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Many of tonight's basketball playoff games postponed

For the second straight day, icy conditions are taking a toll on the basketball state playoffs in Northeast Georgia.

February 18, 2015 | Times staff reports | High schools


Buford girls roll past Heritage in first round of Class AAAA playoffs

With his team missing each of its opening eight field goal attempts, Buford Lady Wolves coach Gene Durden yanked his starters and hoped the move would send a message.

February 17, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Lakeview basketball teams make playoffs

The Lakeview Academy basketball teams have qualified for the Class A Private playoffs, according to GHSA power ratings released Tuesday, with the Lions boys the 16th and final team to make their bracket.

February 17, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


Heath, Cox aid Georgia Tech in rare basketball win against Clemson

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory has tried to help his players keep faith that the season is not lost.

February 17, 2015 | Associated Press | High schools


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