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.
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.
Paul Powers appears to be preparing for a situation that, from the outside, seems ideal. On Monday, the rising North Hall High senior and four-time swimming state champion, gave a verbal commitment to compete for the 2013 National Champion University of Michigan starting in 2014.
Gainesville High's Grant Lasseter is currently tied for 14th after a first-round, 1-over par 73 on Monday in the Georgia State Golf Junior Championship at The Farm in Rocky Face. Lasseter is currently tied with five other players heading into Tuesday's final 18 holes.
Austin Montgomery was never the typical college basketball prospect. His faith and family have always outweighed any desire to play at the next level.
Veteran Atlanta Falcons linebacker Stephen Nicholas struck just the right tone for the audience of high school football players and their participating coaches Thursday during the NFL's High School Player Development Camp at East Hall.
Pep Brown is finding that a confident approach to an unfamiliar course is paying off well at the Southern Junior Championship.
Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston shot a 3-under par 69 for a third-place finish at the Alpharetta Athletic Club on Monday.
Jared Hodge couldn't have asked for better training prior to landing his first head baseball coaching job at Johnson.
North Hall's Preston Graham was named the Region 7-AAA Pitcher of the Year, announced Tuesday.
Preston Graham and Colton Duttweiler are looking to play together one last time before heading off to different colleges. Both of the left-handed pitchers who helped North Hall advance all the way to the Class AAA baseball state finals will represent Team Georgia in the upcoming Heartland Baseball Classic.
Brad Keller was informed ahead of time that his selection in the 2013 MLB Draft was drawing near.
In a three-year span, Tyler Porter has gone from a broken back to broken personal records.
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