The Riverside Military Academy tennis team's first season back in the Georgia High School Association ended Tuesday in Gainesville with a 3-0 loss to Greater Atlanta Christian in second round of the Class AA state playoffs.
Three area golf teams are ranked in the Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association Boys AAA Poll released Tuesday. North Hall leads all Class AAA teams, receiving five first-place votes to earn the top ranking. Only second-ranked Columbus had a first-place vote. Lumpkin County comes in at fourth, while Gainesville follows three spots back at seventh.
There comes a time during every athletic season when a team is faced with an inevitable dilemma: With no chance at making the playoffs, do they just tank the rest of the season or play it out and see what the future holds?
JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Dragons, the No. 1 overall seed in the Region 8-AA Tournament started the postseason in impressive fashion Friday against Rabun County in Game-1 of their double-header. The Dragons knocked off the Wildcats 10-0 in six innings in the first game of the Region 8-AA tournament while making a strong case for their postseason hopes.
April 25, 2009|
BY RENALDO STOVER
For The Times
As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.
Gainesville High senior Spencer Ralston earned second place, behind a strong third-round 67, at the Georgia Junior Championship on Wednesday in Augusta. Ralston, the Class AAAAA Golfer of the Year, finished the 54-hole, three-day outing with a total score of 8-under (208).