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.
Gainesville High senior Pep Brown shot his first career hole-in-one on the 177-yard hole No. 3 at a Hurricane Junior Golf Tour event last weekend in Jekyll Island.
Colton Duttweiler and Preston Graham combined on the mound to lead North Hall to an 8-4 victory against West Hall on Monday in Oakwood.
Hunter Anglin is taking every opportunity he can get to be a top contributor for the Gainesville pitching staff once again.
Growing up, Chestatee's Alexis Rebollar was trained as a goalkeeper for her soccer teams. Now, as a senior for the Lady War Eagles, this knowledge of the net gives her an advantage as a striker that makes her an offensive threat against any team Chestatee faces.
It's rather easy to distinguish Michael Gettys from his younger brother Jonathan. Prolific pitching and faces that are nearly identical - even though the elder keeps a five o'clock shadow - are two of the traits these two Gainesville (18-2, 10-1 Region 8-AAAAA) pitchers share.
Elizabeth Bachmann had 11 saves in goal for the Flowery Branch girls in a scoreless tie with Collins Hill on Saturday in Flowery Branch.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls soccer team made a single minute go the distance against Loganville on Friday.
Michael Gettys earned the complete-game win for Gainesville, striking out nine and allowing six hits and one run in a 5-3 victory against Loganville on Friday in Loganville.
Nicole Ball, Taylor Stewart and Drake Spratlin scored for North Georgia Christian girls soccer team in regulation to send the game into penalty kicks in a 4-3 win over Heritage Christian on Thursday at Allen Creek Soccer Complex in Gainesville.
Jefferson tennis coach Michael Paul will not soon forget the back-and-forth battle that his lone senior Tristan McGarity pulled out for a victory Wednesday on Senior Night against Rabun County.
FLOWERY BRANCH - One walk-off win at a time, the Flowery Branch baseball team is making a statement to the rest of Region 8-AAAAA.
Colton Duttweiler pitched six innings for North Hall, striking out two and was 1 for 4 with a pair of RBIs in an 8-2 win against East Hall on Wednesday in Gainesville.
OAKWOOD - Region game or not, the Johnson boys continue to play their best soccer against neighboring rival West Hall.
Ramsey Hill went 2 for 5 with four RBIs on a double and a single for Lakeview in a 13-7 win against Athens Academy on Tuesday in Watkinsville.
Paul Powers appears to be preparing for a situation that, from the outside, seems ideal. On Monday, the rising North Hall High senior and four-time swimming state champion, gave a verbal commitment to compete for the 2013 National Champion University of Michigan starting in 2014.
Gainesville High's Grant Lasseter is currently tied for 14th after a first-round, 1-over par 73 on Monday in the Georgia State Golf Junior Championship at The Farm in Rocky Face. Lasseter is currently tied with five other players heading into Tuesday's final 18 holes.
Austin Montgomery was never the typical college basketball prospect. His faith and family have always outweighed any desire to play at the next level.
Veteran Atlanta Falcons linebacker Stephen Nicholas struck just the right tone for the audience of high school football players and their participating coaches Thursday during the NFL's High School Player Development Camp at East Hall.
Pep Brown is finding that a confident approach to an unfamiliar course is paying off well at the Southern Junior Championship.
Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston shot a 3-under par 69 for a third-place finish at the Alpharetta Athletic Club on Monday.
Jared Hodge couldn't have asked for better training prior to landing his first head baseball coaching job at Johnson.
North Hall's Preston Graham was named the Region 7-AAA Pitcher of the Year, announced Tuesday.
Preston Graham and Colton Duttweiler are looking to play together one last time before heading off to different colleges. Both of the left-handed pitchers who helped North Hall advance all the way to the Class AAA baseball state finals will represent Team Georgia in the upcoming Heartland Baseball Classic.
Brad Keller was informed ahead of time that his selection in the 2013 MLB Draft was drawing near.
In a three-year span, Tyler Porter has gone from a broken back to broken personal records.
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