The Riverside Military Academy track and field team won its sixth consecutive GISA Region 1-AAA Championship on Thursday in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The chip on Johnson High's boys tennis team's shoulder is now gone.
East Hall's baseball team is hoping its fortunes have reversed.
FLOWERY BRANCH - On a cloudless day on courts at two Flowery Branch locales, Sterling on the Lake and Alberta Banks Park, tennis teams from Region 7-AAA began their bids for not only a region title but, also, a state playoff berth.
North Hall High freshman Tess Patton scored four goals en route to a 7-0 win against Lumpkin County on Wednesday in Gainesville.
After being upset in last year's Region 7-AAA tennis tournament, the Johnson Knights are entering this year's tournament with a bit of a chip on their shoulder.
The White County High baseball team remained tied with North Hall for fourth place in region 7-AAA with a 7-6 win against Johnson on Tuesday night in Cleveland.
It began with two goals by Lady Falcons' sophomore forward Lindsay Porter in the first half and ended with a bang off the foot of senior defender DeLana Thomas who, on a direct kick with two minutes left in the game, gave Flowery Branch its fifth and final goal in a 5-2 win over Chestatee on Tuesday at Chestatee.
Allow one run on the pitchers mound, then save the day in extra innings with a game-winning home run. All in a typical day of work for Gainesville High's Zach Bennett.
While most of his peers were doing whatever they could during spring break last week, East Hall's Drew Adams was doing what he loves, playing baseball.
The Flowery Branch Falcons took advantage of seven walks and seven hit batters to defeat East Hall 11-3, increasing their win streak to six games on Monday.
North Hall High won't be getting field turf after all.
I've never really been all that good at solving word problems.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The already close race for the Region 7-AAA baseball title just got tighter. Faced with stopping the hottest team in the region - the Gainesville Red Elephants - Cody Ackerman and the Flowery Branch Falcons showed no signs of fear and ended Gainesville's 10-game winning streak to the tune of a 9-1 victory on Friday at Hog Mountain Sports Complex. "I thought ...
Jefferson's Jed Gurley isn't used to being the center of attention, but after the game the Dragons' No. 9 hitter had Friday night, it would be hard to get overlooked. Gurley, a senior, connected on his only home run of the season for Jefferson (11-3, 10-0 Region 8-A) and drove in six runs as part of a 14-2 win over Lakeview Academy (10-6, 7-2) in Gainesville. He finished ...
The Lanierland basketball tournament tips off Saturday at Flowery Branch High with the same luster and excitement that has sustained the annual tradition into the 54th edition of this Hall County exclusive high school tournament.
Chestatee's Bridgette Kelly knew basketball season would be different for her this year as the only returning starter on the squad, but she didn't expect to find her groove shooting as early as she has.
BUFORD - In the end, Buford's height and athleticism was too much for East Hall.
J.B. Britte scored with just half of a second left in regulation for Lakeview Academy to earn the 54-53 win against Commerce on Tuesday in Gainesville.
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.
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