Lucas Pain scored a game-high 24 points and Jackson Putnam added 19, leading Dawson County's boys to a 70-59 victory over White County on Wednesday in Dawsonville. Levi Whitmire (13 points) and Cameron Millholland (12) were also in double figures for the Tigers.
The East Hall Lady Vikings had an admittedly rough start to the season, but first-year coach Justin Wheeler made some adjustments over winter break and the team has come back ready to compete.
West Hall High interim principal and athletic director Scott Justus has been named Region 7-AAA Athletic Director of the Year.
The outcome of Tuesday's game wasn't what Riverside Military basketball coach Lazarus Chennault wanted, but he still feels good about the direction his team is heading this season.
Seven-year Gainesville High defensive coordinator Jim Pavao has accepted a head coaching position at Fannin County High, which was confirmed Tuesday by Red Elephants head coach Bruce Miller.
Schyler Miller recorded 21 points to lead the Lakeview Academy girls as they rolled to a 62-23 win against Providence Christian Academy on Tuesday in Lilburn.
Riverside Military basketball coach Lazarus Chennault knows he has a constant competitor on his hands with junior Avery Cagle on the floor.
LILBURN - Buford boys basketball coach Allen Whitehart knew a big run by Johnson was coming.
East Hall built a double-digit first-half lead and coasted to a 72-39 win over Fannin County on Saturday in Gainesville.
The Gainesville boys were dealt an unfortunate night to face Apalachee.
A double-digit comeback wasn't enough for the East Hall Vikings to get past region power Buford on Friday night.
Bridgette Kelly put up 23 points for the Chestatee girls in a 50-39 victory against Eastside on Friday in Gainesville, keeping them undefeated in Region 8-AAAA.
High school wrestling season is a complex two-part puzzle, where coaches have to prioritize team structure and athlete training to fit that given portion of the year.
Camille Anderson believes Buford's opponents expected to face a vulnerable, beatable Lady Wolves squad on the basketball court this season.
Ty Cockfield put up 21 points, six rebounds and five assists to lead the Johnson boys to a 75-45 win over Lumpkin County on Tuesday in Oakwood.
Colton Chester hit a three-run home run as part of a seven-run third inning that powered Dawson County in a 10-2 win against Chestatee on Saturday in Gainesville.
Gainesville's boys soccer team tested McIntosh as well as any squad has since the end of the 2012 season.
Michael Gettys looked like he was in mid-season form on Friday night in the Gainesville baseball team's season opener.
Stephen Murray notched four RBIs in a 2-for-3 performance for North Hall in a 13-3 win against Chestatee on Friday in Gainesville.
BUFORD - The Buford boys' basketball team didn't panic. Instead, the Wolves stayed focused on the game plan and methodically worked their way out of a double-digit deficit and into the state semifinals.
JEFFERSON – Even in the boisterous confines of its own gym, the Jefferson boys' basketball team knew it couldn't let a team like top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian get ahead.
The Gainesville girls snagged three singles tennis wins to overcome North Hall 3-2 on Thursday in Gainesville.
J.T. Eggert pitched five shutout innings with eight strikeouts and three hits and hit a three-run homer to lead Dawson County to a 12-0 victory against East Jackson on Wednesday in Commerce.
BUFORD - Defense wins championships. A good offense doesn't hurt either.
The first words used by Johnson coach Jeff Steele to describe his team's effort in a difficult second-round playoff loss to Sandy Creek were character and heart.
ATHENS - Charles Mann scored 19 points, Marcus Thornton added 15 and Georgia won its second straight game with a 71-56 victory over Missouri on Tuesday night.
Sadie Foote scored a goal and notched an assist to lead the Chestatee girls to a 4-0 win against Cedar Shoals in their first home game of the season on Tuesday.
BUFORD - Allen Whitehart's message to his Buford boys basketball team before Tuesday night's second-round matchup against Blessed Trinity was simple.
Hanna Grogan scored a game-high 24 points but it wasn't enough as the Lakeview Academy Lady Lions fell to Mount Paran 52-49 in the first round of the Class A state basketball playoffs on Monday night in Kennesaw.
ATLANTA - With a late-season surge fueled by a young roster, East Hall's girls showed they have a bright future ahead of them.