There was no dispute as to which one of Brandon Sewell's home runs had a bigger impact Wednesday in Gainesville's two-game sweep of Sequoyah during the second-round playoff series at Ivey-Watson Field.
ROSWELL – North Hall's Andrew Smith felt a hint of déjà vu following the Trojans' split with Blessed Trinity on Wednesday in their Class AAA second-round baseball state playoff series.
Flowery Branch opened the second round of the Class AAAAA state baseball playoffs with a 6-3 win against North Paulding and lost 7-5 in Game 2 during Wednesday's doubleheader in the best-of-three series in Dallas.
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.
Bailey Towles notched eight assists and seven aces to lead Lakeview Academy to a pair of wins against Johnson (25-9, 25-13) and Shiloh (25-14, 25-15) on Thursday in Oakwood.
Josie Coker went 4 for 4 at the plate, sparking East Hall to a 5-0 victory in seven innings over Stephens County on Wednesday in Toccoa.
Julie Daniels' 22 kills, seven-point service run and three aces led North Hall to a pair of wins against Hart County (25-5, 25-8) and Gainesville (25-22, 23-25, 25-16) on Tuesday.
Kaitlin Edwards pitched a complete-game, one-hitter for North Hall in a 11-2 win against West Hall on Monday. Kailee Dyer drove in two runs with a triple for the Lady Trojans, while Michaela Young and Carson McCormack each had a double with two RBIs. Ashley Goines and Camilla Howell each drove in a run with a double for North Hall.
There's a certain expectation to being a senior on coach Tony Wolfe's Buford softball team.
Quintin Miles took second overall and Bryce Schuebert, who finished ninth, led the North Hall boys cross country program to the title at the Northeast Georgia Championship on Saturday in Athens.
Gainesville's softball program swept games against Johnson, 10-1, and Lakeview Academy, 14-1, on Saturday.
Sydney Cleveland notched 11 kills with a seven-point service run and one ace to lead North Hall to a 25-11, 25-12 win against Chestatee in the first match of the Forsyth Challenge on Friday in Cumming.
Katie Gay recorded eight digs, four kills and four aces to power Lakeview Academy to a pair of volleyball wins against Chestatee (25-16, 27-25) and Winder-Barrow (25-16, 25-22) on Thursday in Gainesville.
An hour-long lightning delay didn't stop Kali Turner from going 2-for-3 with two singles to help East Hall beat North Hall 10-5 Wednesday night.
Long before Jeremiah Goss ever donned a varsity football uniform - back when he was still steamrolling linebackers in youth games - Flowery Branch coach Chris Griffin saw a future high school star.
Whitney Ledford, Madison Oliver and Kara England each put up two hits for Gainesville in a 6-2 win against Chestatee on Tuesday.
The Banks County softball team scored a trio of victories on Saturday to win the Stephens County Threads Tournament for the second straight year.
CLEVELAND – Even without Deshaun Watson, Gainesville's offense still looks awfully tough to stop.
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