FLOWERY BRANCH - If Flowery Branch High senior Kyle Ellis hadn't yet made a name for himself in his first year playing soccer for the Falcons, he certainly has now.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Cody Ackerman was waiting on a fastball when he stepped to the plate in the eighth inning for No. 1-ranked Flowery Branch Friday night and he was more than willing to be the one to play the role of hero for the Falcons with the bases loaded and the score tied 3-3 against Lumpkin County.
The White County High baseball team qualified for the state playoffs for the first time since 1990, with a 14-5 win against West Hall on Friday night in Oakwood.
The Flowery Branch High baseball team earned the No. 1 rank in Class AAA in the most recent GACA Coaches baseball poll.
In a blink of an eye, the North Hall girls soccer team were on their way to making history.
Members of the Gainesville and North Hall High girls track team qualified for the finals in day one of the Class AAA girls state track meet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
WATKINSVILLE - The Lady Falcons added their name to Oconee County's list of frustrated offenses Wednesday.
The baseball playoff picture for local schools in Region 8-A is much more cemented than in Region 7-AAA heading into today's final day of regular season play.
CUMMING - North Hall's baseball team didn't want to resort to cheering for another team in order to qualify for the playoffs. However, that is what it has come to for the Trojans (16-10, 13-9 Region 7-AAA) after falling to West Forsyth 13-3 in six innings Thursday night in Cumming. North Hall must have White County (14-11, 12-9) lose to West Hall (7-18, 6-15) tonight in order ...
Gainesville High baseball coach Wayne Vickery was stretched to find anything nice to say about his team after its 11-7 win over Gilmer Wednesday night at Ivey-Watson Field.
The Flowery Branch High baseball team moved one game closer to a region title with a 8-5 win against North Hall on Wednesday at Jody Davis Field. Cody Ackerman picked up the win for the Falcons (23-2, 19-2 Region 7-AAA), pitching a complete game.
The coaching changes in Region 7-AAA continue.
From Little League to the Major Leagues, baseball players everywhere dream of having the type of week that Jefferson High sophomore Jake Fields had last week.
Behind Ewin Holyfield's four first-place finishes, the Riverside Military Academy track team was crowned the Georgia Independent Schools Association's state champions in track and field on Saturday.
CUMMING - In track and field, a winner is often decided by a few seconds or a few inches, and while no photo finish was needed, the Region 7-AAA track and field champion was not determined until the final event.
Avery Cagle poured in 31 points for Riverside Military in a 65-27 victory over Atlanta International on Saturday in Atlanta. C.J. Howarded added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (3-1). Riverside hosts Towns County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
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.
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