Elizabeth Williams knew that last week would prove to be a big one for the North Hall girls basketball team.
Parity in sports - is it a product of a down year for the usually dominant teams or a result of the other teams catching up in regards to talent?
GAINESVILLE - The frustration that exuded from the North Hall bench was palpable.
The Class of 2008 recruiting class isn't even officially finalized yet, but the University of Georgia's 2009 class is already taking shape. And for the third year in a row the Bulldogs will be taking a member of The Times Football All-County or All-Area team. Chestatee's Chase Vasser, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound junior linebacker, became Georgia's third commitment for the class of 2009 on Monday. Vasser joins former East ...
Thinking about particular moments in life lead to the realization that the past is merely a jumbled memory. It takes more thought than it's worth to try and decipher between five- or six-years old, ninth grade or tenth and frankly it isn't the time frame that matters but that the memory exists at all.
The numbers don't lie when painting the picture of Jerry Davis' remarkable coaching career at Gainesville High: he's a local legend. The Red Elephants' coach reached the latest milestone in his 34-year career with win No. 700 coming against Buford on Saturday night in Gainesville. It's the most recent accomplishment for the coach who led the Red Elephants to two state titles (1983 and 1984), eight state semifinal ...
Saturday night belonged to Jerry Davis.
In regard to Tierra Benton, East Hall teacher Steve Pettit said, "She's got a bright future." With a 4.07 GPA while taking an Advanced Placement course load at East Hall, she's ranked 12th in her class; modeling shots of her in Macy's catalogue and Jezebel magazine, region championships in three different track and field events and a tireless will on the basketball court; a limitless future is more ...
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a win against Prince Avenue Christian 54-27 Saturday night in Gainesville.
The Riverside Military Academy swim team captured its sixth consecutive GISA state title with a win Saturday at Riverside. The Eagles finished with 101 points ahead of second place finisher Augusta Prep Day School. Mount de Sales Academy finished third with 65 points. First Presbyterian Day finished fourth with 57 points. The rest of the finishers in order were Brookwood School, Dominion Christian, Southland Academy, Stratford Academy, Westminster Schools of ...
The East Hall boys shoot free throws at 7:15 every morning in preparation for games like the one played Thursday night against Chestatee.
Another pair of Buford High football players have made decisions for where to play in college. Wolves linebacker Jay Tee Swanson gave a verbal commitment to Miami of Ohio on Friday. He chose to play football for the Red Hawks over the Air Force Academy. As a senior, Swanson made 107 tackles, seven quarterback pressures and a sack. Buford offensive lineman J.J. Miller committed to Wofford College. Miller was a two year ...
DAWSONVILLE -Coaches always want their teams to be playing their best come playoff time.
East Hall girls 56, Gilmer 36
COLLEGE PARK – Through 79 minutes of play, the East Hall boys soccer team had every opportunity to keep its historic playoff run alive in Thursday's Class AAA state semifinal match against Woodward Academy.
Jackson County baseball players Nick Corso, Chase Dunlap, Joel Ellis and Coleman Barbee were named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region first team, announced Wednesday.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park.
Although it was a not-so-perfect ending to an almost perfect season for the Buford Lady Wolves soccer team, coach Crystal Fowler knows that this season is one for the history books for the girls soccer program.
West Hall High named Adam Rich as new softball coach on Tuesday by athletic director Scott Justus, replacing Warren Sellers, who stepped down from the softball program following the 2012 season.
North Hall and Gainesville both have a number of things in common, such as strong pitching, exemplary senior leadership and playoff experience. But while the Red Elephants are appearing in the state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, the Trojans are making their first-ever appearance in the third round.
Nine local tennis players were named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region first team, announced Monday.
Gainesville soccer players Ricardo Gomez and Hartley Carter were named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys and Girls Most Outstanding Players, respectively.
West Hall sprinter Maia Caldwell-Booker recorded a time of 11.95 seconds to finish first in the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the girls state track and field meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The East Hall boys soccer team will make its first appearance in the state semifinals following its 4-1 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Pierce County on Saturday in Blackshear.