Jefferson sweeps Hebron in regular season finales
GAINESVILLE - Despite considering themselves a young and inexperienced team, the Riverside Military Academy wrestlers proved to the rest of the Georgia Independent Schools that they are indeed still a force to be reckoned with. The Eagles advanced nine wrestlers to the quarterfinals of the GISA State Wrestling Tournament on Friday night at Riverside. "We were hoping to punch one or two more through, but ...
GAINESVILLE - The pressure is there. Just ask veteran Riverside Military Academy wrestlers like Bill Dearybury and Tersoo Uhaa who have been a part of previous Eagles state championship teams.
GAINESVILLE - With only two seniors on a Riverside Military Academy roster dominated by underclassmen, a sixth straight state championship was probably too much to ask for. So, it's probably just as well that the team scoring element was removed from this year's Georgia Independent Schools Association traditional wrestling tournament. Riverside has set the bar for GISA wrestling excellence since 2003, winning five consecutive state championships, but in a ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - They say that home is where the heart is, and for Katie Wood that statement couldn't be more true.
The 2008 soccer season begins this week and like in years past, the teams in Region 7-AAA are preparing themselves for the unexpected.
GAINESVILLE - A lackadaisical first quarter had Gainesville boys basketball coach Jerry Davis fuming and his team down by four points to the second-to-last team in the Region 7B-AAA standings.
Jaybo Shaw's motivational tools were never far away during his prolific high school football career at Flowery Branch. The Falcons' four-year starting quarterback always saw his reason to succeed right in his locker.
Across northeast Georgia and the rest of the country Wednesday morning, fax machines whirred and buzzed and transmitted the pledges of high school athletes from gyms and media centers where the letters of intent were signed, to the college athletic departments that will soon be like a second home to the former prep stars.
Today's the day when high school athletes make their decisions final and pledge their futures to a college program. Below is a list of the letters of intent that have been confirmed. Check back for updates throughout the day.
Today's the day when the top high school football prospects put the pen to paper and sign their letter of intent to play college football. National signing day makes all those flimsy verbal commitments finally the real thing.
Gainesville High senior Tyler Adetona always knew his family background was quite unique, but a trip to Texas for a family funeral last summer made everything much more vivid.
The Chestatee girls shook things up in Region 7A-AAA Tuesday night, picking up an important subregion win, 55-38, over No. 8-ranked Gilmer.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A 16-1 run to start the third quarter, and 55-point second half, gave the Flowery Branch boys an 85-52 win over Region 7B-AAA rival Gainesville on Tuesday night at Flowery Branch High.
Buford Blanche Alverson led the Lady Wolves with 16 points in a 50-28 win against Avondale on Tuesday. Alverson finished with 19 points and Shereese Williams added 13 in a 63-29 win against Decatur on Friday. Williams scored 13 points and Alverson added 11 in a four-overtime victory over North Hall on Saturday. Jeramie Moore led the Wolves with 19 points ...
Gainesville's second-round playoff series, beginning with a doubleheader against the winner of the Creekview/Lakeside-Dekalb series has been moved to Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Ivey-Watson field in Gainesville.
At first glimpse, a boys state playoff matchup between Class AAAA soccer powers Johnson and Dalton would be expected in the championship game, or at least the semifinals.
Johnson's girls golf team placed sixth and Lumpkin County's girls took 11th at the Class AAAA sectionals on Monday at Applewood Golf Course in Waynesboro.