The Flowery Branch High wrestling team has a golden opportunity of making history again. Fresh off the Falcons' first Hall County Duals title last weekend, they have a shot this weekend at the Area 7-AAA Duals to earn the school's first berth in the state duals. The top two finishers at the Area meet advance to face the state's best teams in Class AAA Duals next weekend at ...
GAINESVILLE - The three lanes the Flowery Branch swim team uses during practice at the YMCA in Gainesville are crowded. With 20 memebers, the team has to divide each lane into pairs, with two smaller lanes going in opposite directions in each of the three main lanes. It is a problem coach Valerie Krause is delighted to have. "It is very different from ...
There goes that plan.
The Gainesville High girls basketball team rebounded from a 28-16 halftime deficit Tuesday night, scoring 31-fourth quarter points en route to a 59-54 win against Pickens in Jasper.
OAKWOOD - The Flowery Branch boys basketball team made sure it was known Tuesday night that their attitude is team-first, both on and off the court.
Basketball Buford Josh Penland led the Wolves with 14 points en route to a 76-52 win against Walker last Wednesday. Blanche Alverson scored 21 points to lead the Lady Wolves to a 57-31 win against North Hall last Saturday. Alverson also scored 13 points on Wednesday and Friday. Chestatee Senior guard ...
The Johnson High wrestling team defeated Chestatee (72-12) Monday. Johnson received first period pins from Austin Hendrix (112), Winston Arnold (130), Nic Roberson (135), Joey Wirsing (171), Micah Mills (189) and Aaron Black (215), as well as a second period pin from Omar Madrigal (152). Chestatee got wins from Conner Comeaux (125) and Ward (160).
Flowery Branch High wrestler Tom Pennington just scratched another goal off of his lengthy preseason list.
Thank goodness that meaningful basketball has returned.
East Hall High freshman Chaz Cheeks rarely sees the floor this season with the Vikings varsity team, but still has more basketball game experience than many high school players in Hall County.
Flowery Branch's boys basketball team let an early lead slip away, then couldn't put away White County late as the Warriors upset the No. 9-ranked Falcons, 66-64 in overtime Saturday night in Flowery Branch.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County Wrestling Championships played out just like they were supposed to heading into the day's final round at Chestatee High. West Hall and Flowery Branch, the county's top two teams with its top two wrestlers, remained undefeated and conveniently faced off in the seventh and final round of the duals tournament with the title on the line. After that, it was ...
GAINESVILLE-The look on West Hall wrestler Colby Yates' face displayed how badly he wanted to lead the Spartan wrestling team to their third consecutive Hall County Duals Championship.
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team rebounded from a fourth quarter deficit to defeat Social Circle 65-63 in overtime Friday night in Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE - If the Gainesville High girls basketball team got graded for its performance this week, the Red Elephants certainly earned an "A" after picking up two wins over top 10-ranked Class AAA opponents.
The Jefferson baseball team split a doubleheader with Wesleyan in the second round of the Class AA state tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.
Not even the scouting report could accurately demonstrate how fast a team the Chestatee boys soccer team would encounter in Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday at War Eagle Stadium.
It was a defensive battle, and although West Hall's boys soccer team had a number of chances to score, the Spartans couldn't capitalize in a 2-0 loss to Oconee County in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament on Wednesday in Oakwood.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls aren't the first soccer team to discover that no lead is safe in the second round of the state playoffs.
BUFORD - After starting slow offensively against Decatur in the first round, the Buford Lady Wolves made sure Tuesday night that they attacked, and turned opportunities into goals.
The Union County baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class AA state tournament with an 8-1 win against Bowdon in the third game of its first-round series on Tuesday in Blairsville.
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.