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.
West Hall High graduate Steven Smigelsky is making an impact for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga football team. Smigelsky, a third-year sophomore, played in all 11 games this season for the Mocs and recorded 11 solo tackles, three assisted tackles, two for a loss and a sack.
North Hall High grad Derek Rich is settling in just fine at the University of Connecticut. The sophomore played in all 12 games this season, assuming duties as the starting long snapper and back-up tight end.
Basketball is a tournament sport. In order to win any type of championship, from local to state, a basketball team has to be able to weather the storm of playing on consecutive days and, often times, do it without the luxuries of playing at home.
At 7:40 last night I was nowhere.
Former East Hall football and basketball standout Lee Coleman is currently a redshirt freshman wide receiver at Northwestern University in Chicago. Coleman, a high school quarterback, was a legitimate redshirt his freshman year at Northwestern but redshirted this year on account of injuries.
Here is The Times 2007 All-County First Team:
When he was still an underclassman, Habersham Central's Tavarres King was referred to as "the best receiver no one has heard of" by his coach, Gene Cathcart. It is safe to say that is no longer the case.
Here are The Times 2007 All-County Second Team and Honorable Mentions:
Here are The Times 2007 All-Area Second Team and Honorable Mentions:
Here is The Times 2007 All-Area First Team:
North Hall football coach Bob Christmas got the Trojans over the hump this season. The Trojans (13-1) made their first appearance in the Class AAA state semifinals - a welcomed change of pace after the school's first two appearances in the state quarterfinals in 2004 and 2006 yielded less favorable results. But something other than the Region 7-AAA championship and a trip to the semifinals linger ...
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.