JEFFERSON - Two storied prep careers came to an end Saturday during the final day of competition at the Georgia Olympics on Bryan-Keen Track at Jefferson Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
Gainesville's Wayne Vickery didn't have the words to console his team.
JEFFERSON - The day started slow but finished with a flurry Friday for local athletes at the Georgia Olympics on Bryan-Keen Track at Jefferson Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.
Banks County vs. Holy Innocents When: Game 1, 2:30 p.m. today, Game 2 5:30 p.m.; If necessary, Game 3, 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Atlanta Coaches: Banks County, Joe Lord. Holy Innocents, Dylan Deal Records: Banks County (16-9, No. 3 Region 8-AA); Holy Innocents (21-4, No. 2 Region 6-AA) Key players: Banks County, P/OF Alex Gailey Sr. (.354 ...
Gainesville had its first taste of playoff action this season, and will have more of it today.
The Georgia State Soccer Coaches Association has announced its award recipients for the 2008 season and Chestatee's Megan Fligg and Lauren Ables are among the honorees. Fligg, who led the Lady War Eagles with 13 goals and six assists in 2008 has been named the Class AAA Player of the Year, while Ables was selected as the Player of the Month.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mason Roberts doesn't mind the pressure.
Jefferson cruised through the first round of the Class A state playoffs with 10-0 and 18-0 wins against Trion on Friday night in Jefferson.
It was only fitting that the conclusion of Lakeview Academy's first-round playoff series with Gordon Lee was decided by a comeback.
On the strength of an 11-run second inning, Class AAA's top-ranked Flowery Branch defeated Riverwood 15-0 Friday in Game 1 of the best-of-three first round playoff series.
The White County girls golf team placed fifth in the Class AAA state tournament on Monday at the Trophy Club in Alpharetta.
JEFFERSON ­­- The Flowery Branch boys track and field team got state titles from junior Daniel Drummond in the discus (171 feet, nine inches), and Otis Clark won the Class AAA state title in the high jump (6-8) to take the lead after the first day of the state meet (28 points) Thursday at Jefferson Memorial Stadium.
Ron Smith was announced as the new Johnson High girls basketball coach Thursday by principal Damon Gibbs.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch senior Cody Ackerman isn't going to knock your socks off when you see him pitch.
The Jefferson High and Lakeview Academy baseball teams were well represented in the Region 8-A All-Region team released on Tuesday.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Kayla Watson notched 18 points to lead Chestatee to a 53-39 win against Jefferson in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament on Tuesday in Jefferson.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
Chestatee's girls basketball team earned a 44-42 win over Class AAAAAA power Collins Hill on Saturday. The Lady War Eagles built a 14-9 lead after the first quarter before holding a narrow two-point lead, 21-19, at halftime.
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