Buford's girls soccer team knew heading into the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs that Blessed Trinity would be one of the biggest challenges standing in the way, but that didn't deter the team from peppering the net with shots and leaving everything on the field.
COLLEGE PARK - With overtime appearing more likely by the minute, West Hall's boys soccer team broke through in a big way against top-ranked Woodward Academy.
Gainesville's boys soccer team advanced to the Class AAAA quarterfinals with a 4-0 win against Lithia Springs on Tuesday in Lithia Springs.
Bryant Anaya didn't falter when placed in an unfamiliar situation Tuesday.
West Hall High principal Scott Justus and athletic director Ethan Banks named Kasey Knight the new softball coach for the Lady Spartans on Tuesday.
Scott Myers believes the Flowery Branch baseball team is playing with a renewed sense of confidence following a stretch of recent victories.
RINGGOLD- West Hall coach Dustin Rennspies threw about everything he had at Ringgold on Saturday, including five pitchers.
The Gainesville boys golf team won it's 10th tournament title of the season at The Invite on Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
White County's Jenna Gearing earned two state titles, while North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman and Harper Seymour, and West Hall's Maia Booker also garnered state titles at the girls state track and field championships this weekend at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
A sophomore on a squad loaded with seniors, Fabian Abarca knows what a state title would mean to his elder teammates on their way out of the Johnson soccer program.
Lane Miller was failing five of his seven classes this year.
A bad case of strep throat left Michael Gettys less than 100 percent for Gainesville's first round playoff series.
Fourth-seeded Flowery Branch upset top-seeded Dunwoody with a first-round sweep in the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Friday in Dunwoody.
Dominant pitching from North Hall's starters Corbin Lewallen in the opener and by Brandon Delong in the second game was more than enough to provide for two painless 8-1 and 11-0 wins against Sonoraville to open the Class AAA state tournament Friday in the best-of-three series at Jody Davis Field.
Samuel Coto's second-effort shot wiped away 40 minutes of frustration for West Hall's boys.
Ben Corley's background could go a long way toward making him a coach's best friend.
Lakeview Academy athletic director Deuce Roark will see a lot of familiar faces this year, both within the walls of his own school and from the teams the Lions' athletic programs compete against.
It's been a banner year for soccer in the United States, where record numbers of viewers watched the U.S. escape from the Group of Death and into the knockout rounds of the World Cup.
To those who knew him, Keaton Coker was a face and voice of strength through tremendous adversity.
Jimmy Lawler has watched Flowery Branch High School grow on a near-daily basis since its infancy in 2002.
Flowery Branch High Principal Dr. Jason Carter said the school expresses sincere condolences to the family of Sharon and Miles Coker over the loss of their son Keaton Coker, who died Tuesday evening following a long battle with brain cancer.
ALL-AREA GIRLS FIRST TEAM
Even before his freshman year at Johnson High, Fabian Abarca announced his arrival on the high school soccer scene.
Jessi Vaverka did everything she could to make sure she would be with her Buford High teammates when the Lady Wolves' soccer season started in February.
Winning has become the expectation for Johnson boys soccer coach Brian Shirley, even though it's a yearly grind to make it deep into the postseason.
West Hall athletic director Ethan Banks will proudly tell you "it's a great time to be a Spartan."
Marc Paglia has been navigating the unique challenges faced by Riverside Military Academy for the better part of three decades.
KENNESAW - Dawson County's Madison Caldwell shot a 7-over 79 in U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifying held at Pinetree Country Club on Tuesday.
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