A 3 1/2-mile move between campuses across town has Todd Cottrell back in a familiar role: filling the shoes of a legend.
DAWSONVILLE - The Buford track and field team outpaced the competition and ran to a decisive Region 7-AAA boys championship, defeating second-place finisher North Hall 162-135 on Thursday afternoon at Dawson County High.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Even with two nationally-ranked teams, Region 8-AAAAA isn't without the occasional baseball upset.
Chestatee's Blaine Brown has been selected as one of the top-10 male student-athlete finalists for the Vincent J. Dooley Foundation scholarship.
Members of the Gainesville High Class AAAAA state championship team received their rings during a ceremony at the school on Thursday afternoon.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch boys tennis team demonstrated why a tournament seeding can mean so little in the long run.
Reed Johnson and Tyler Burgess earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 doubles to spur Chestatee to a 3-0 win against Eastside in the Region 8-AAAA tennis tournament on Wednesday at Madison County High in Danielsville, giving the War Eagles just their second state tournament berth in school history.
East Hall girls basketball coach Joey Rider announced his decision to step down from his position on Wednesday.
OAKWOOD - Edwin Mendieta wanted to do something special for his mother on her birthday Tuesday night.
In the region 8-AAAAA tennis tournament in Flowery Branch, Gainesville's boys team earned a pair of wins on Tuesday in Flowery Branch to advance to the championship match.
Zach Bricknell and Trey Rogers combined to drive in five runs as Young Harris College won 6-5 against Southern Wesleyan University on Tuesday in Central, S.C.
Football has taken Biff Parson to different parts of the globe, but he insists he's always been a Banks County Leopard at heart. Now he's the school's new football coach. On Tuesday, Parson, 34, was hired to coach at Banks County, the same school his father Ronnie guided as football coach from 1979-1988.
Buford's Josh Bryan admits to having some weaker games early in the Wolves' season, but recently, Bryan found a groove and has been leading Buford on offense in some key region wins.
Eleven local soccer programs are ranked in the state's top 10 in their classifications in the state poll released Tuesday.
Banks County head wrestling coach Kasey Hanley and Gainesville native Shane Haff will be honored by the Georgia chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame at a banquet at 3 p.m. on May 5 at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast in Norcross.
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.
North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman won the Class AAA state title in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
Chestatee's doubles pair of Blaine Brown and Juan Carrion were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region first team, announced last Friday.
North Hall fed off the production of senior pitcher Preston Graham so far this postseason. Through two rounds, Graham has posted two complete-game shutouts.
The second-round Class AAAAA baseball doubleheader between Gainesville and Creekview has been moved to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Ivey-Watson Field in Gainesville. The time was changed from the original start time of 4 p.m.
The Jefferson baseball team split a doubleheader with Wesleyan in the second round of the Class AA state tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.
Not even the scouting report could accurately demonstrate how fast a team the Chestatee boys soccer team would encounter in Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday at War Eagle Stadium.
It was a defensive battle, and although West Hall's boys soccer team had a number of chances to score, the Spartans couldn't capitalize in a 2-0 loss to Oconee County in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament on Wednesday in Oakwood.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls aren't the first soccer team to discover that no lead is safe in the second round of the state playoffs.
BUFORD - After starting slow offensively against Decatur in the first round, the Buford Lady Wolves made sure Tuesday night that they attacked, and turned opportunities into goals.
The Union County baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class AA state tournament with an 8-1 win against Bowdon in the third game of its first-round series on Tuesday in Blairsville.
Gainesville's second-round playoff series, beginning with a doubleheader against the winner of the Creekview/Lakeside-Dekalb series has been moved to Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Ivey-Watson field in Gainesville.