MACON - The Chestatee and Lumpkin County wrestling teams both earned victories on the first day of the GHSA Class AAAA Team Dual Wrestling Championships on Thursday in Macon, while Flowery Branch lost its match in Class AAAAA.
BUFORD - Rakim Lubin and D'Marcus Simonds are building serious chemistry, and Region 7-AAA teams are paying for it.
Bridgette Kelly and Deanna Bradberry each notched 11 points for the Chestatee girls in a 61-27 win against Lumpkin County on Wednesday in Dahlonega.
There's no greater motivator than a chance at redemption.
Kaylee McClendon notched 14 points to lead the Lakeview Academy girls in an 80-29 win over Tallulah Falls on Tuesday in Tallulah Falls.
Transitioning from Johnson's sixth man to a role in the starting lineup hasn't been very difficult for James Hodges.
All sporting events scheduled for Hall County schools on Tuesday are canceled, according to a statement from Hall County School District Director of Community Relations and Athletics Gordon Higgins.
Camille Anderson's 20 points powered the Buford girls in a 74-49 win over White County on Saturday in Cleveland.
ATHENS – The Flowery Branch wrestling team couldn't defend its area crown, but there's still an opportunity for improvement at the state level.
On a night when baskets were hard to come by for both teams, White County's Juwan Dorsey broke it wide open with a run of second-half 3-pointers and a 60-42 win against North Hall on Friday in Gainesville.
Julianne Sutton recorded 18 points to lead Flowery Branch's girls to a 65-23 win over Heritage on Friday in Flowery Branch.
Doug Thurmond's message to his Jefferson wrestling team heading into this weekend's area duals was simple: Don't be the team that ends the streak.
Dawson County junior post player Sheyenne Seabolt has had no issues transitioning into her role as a leader for the Lady Tigers.
Spencer Adams and Jordan Egerton each scored 12 points as the White County boys basketball team defeated Wesleyan 69-44 to finish third in the FCA Gold City Classic on Saturday in Dahlonega.
Tae Turner put up 26 points for Lakeview Academy boys in an 84-76 win against Chestatee in the finals of the Swirlies Fro-yo Classic at East Jackson High on Monday in Commerce.
With every passing game in the Class AAA state basketball playoffs, Buford's Rakim Lubin seems to get a little bit better.
Cameron Johnson hit a two-run home run to lead West Hall to an 8-1 victory over Berkmar on Monday.
MILLEDGEVILLE – Green and gold will be well represented in the Class AAA basketball state championship games this season.
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.