OAKWOOD - A track meet was held in the Frank J. Knight Center on Friday night between the East Hall and Johnson basketball teams.
GAINESVILLE-Flowery Branch High wrestling coach Shane Lancaster couldn't have been more pleased with the way his Falcons opened up the Hall County Duals on Thursday evening at Chestatee High. Six of seven Flowery Branch grapplers that reached the finals of the traditional format emerged with an individual title. Now the real test begins with the duals battle tonight and Saturday for county bragging rights. "I ...
Chestatee High senior Parker Smith scored 46 points and led the War Eagles (10-3) to a 86-44 win against Atlanta International Thursday night in Atlanta. It marks the Tennessee State signee's second highest point total this season after finishing with 53 on Dec. 21 against Johnson.
Hall County's wrestling coaches found a problem after last year's Hall County Duals at West Hall High. After some tinkering to the tournament format, they hope that the problem is now just a thing of the past. At the time, it became apparent among the group that a better way could be implemented to crown the individual champions. In the past, coaches simply voted at the end of the meet ...
University of South Carolina signee Sada Wheeler led the three East Hall scorers in triple digits, all seniors, with 24 points Wednesday night en route to a 60-49 win against West Hall in Valhalla. Tierra Benton added 20 points for the Lady Vikings (9-4) and Jessica Blackwell had 10.
In this season of top stories, year in review pieces and best of the best lists, I think it important to bring attention to the moments and stories that won't be anyone's No. 1 of 2007, in anyone's year in review piece or on a best of the best list.
Bo Wren was at the right place at the right time this season.
Davenport breaks record
It has been a productive break for Buford graduate Matt Pridemore.
Johnson wrestlers Joey Wirsing and Micah Mills earned medals at a tournament held at Winder Barrow High over the weekend. Both wrestlers were the top seed in their respective weight class. Wirsing finished first at 171 pounds with a second period pin of his opponent from Winder in the tournament finals. He won by pin over a wrestler from Dacula in the semifinals. He also pinned an opponent ...
COLUMBUS - Camden County quarterback Major Herron passed for one touchdown and ran for another and the South overcame five turnovers to beat the North 28-6 on Saturday in the GACA All-Star Classic. Herron, who had 91 yards rushing on nine carries, scored on a 10-yard run to give the South a 14-0 lead in the third quarter. The North cut the lead to eight points in ...
The Lakeview boys basketball team rebounded from a 74-69 loss against Broom (S.C.) High School on Friday night to beat Brevard (N.C.) 91-79 Saturday night in the Battle of the Border Shootout in Landrum, S.C.
Devin Reed has a mature outlook on his freshman year at Wofford College. This Flowery Branch High graduate and freshman wide receiver for the Terriers football team used his first season as a learning experience to be ready next season to compete at a high level of college football.
Trojans start strong in local tournament
Gainesville High senior receiver Gerald Ford was in for the surprise of his life when he met with Red Elephants coach Bruce Miller recently. He wasn't in trouble. In fact, quite the opposite.
BLACKSHEAR - This much is certain: one way or another, North Hall will end its historic season in the friendly confines of Jody Davis Field.
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.