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Boys Track Athlete of the Year: Long leaves indelible mark on track, North Hall record books

Nick Long has already heard people say he's the most successful athlete in North Hall history. The Trojans senior runner has a pretty solid track record to back up such claims.

June 04, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Homegrown Talent: Gainesville grads Owings and Humphrey return as pros

Charles Dickens once wrote that home was a word "stronger than magician ever spoke or spirit ever answered to."

June 03, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Local golfers set to tee off at Chateau Elan

West Hall High's Will England likes to think of the Medicus Preseason Junior event that starts Sunday at Chateau Elan as a shootout. The Hall County champion will be pitted against 32 other golfers from Georgia, and 96 players in all, representing 14 different states playing in this weekend's two-day event.

June 03, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Jefferson's season ends in quarterfinals

COLUMBUS - When Jefferson gave Charles Rossi a second chance, he took advantage of the opportunity.

June 01, 2008 | Kevin Price For the Times | High schools


Prep baseball: Jefferson ready to roar

Jefferson coach Tommy Knight had one message for his team after its 13-3 series-clinching win against Eagle's Landing on Friday: Enjoy it, but move on.

"It was a big win, but it was just a stepping stone," Knight said of the win that advanced the Dragons to the Class A state baseball quarterfinals for the second consecutive year.

May 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Westminster Christian hires new football coach, prepares for 11-man football

As Westminster Christian School prepares to change its name and move to a new facility, it's also making some changes to its football program.

The school has hired former Collins Hill High assistant coach David Stephens as head coach for its developing football program, which is looking to move from eight-man to 11-man football.

May 30, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Zopf: Carlton proves heart matters

In sports, an athlete's success is often predetermined by numbers.

May 29, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


The Times 2008 All-Area Tennis Team

Boys First Team

May 29, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Johnson's Seth Hester

OAKWOOD - Boredom caused Seth Hester to start playing tennis. His love for the sport caused him to strive for perfection.

May 28, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Boys tennis coach of the Year: Johnson's Marsha Wilkes

Johnson High's boys tennis coach Marsha Wilkes has been, in her seven years at the helm of the boys program, focused on one thing: making sure her players don't just play the game, but love the game.

May 28, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Girls Tennis Coach of the Year: Lakeview Academy's Steve Lewallen

Lakeview Academy first-year girls tennis coach Steve Lewallen figured out quickly how to create a winning team.

May 28, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


A balancing act: Local gymnast battles dyslexia, deafness

HOSCHTON - Trent Jarrett is not your average high schooler.

May 28, 2008 | Corey Wilson | High schools


Prep baseball: Jefferson routs Eagles Landing Christian in Game 3

JEFFERSON - Sometimes pre-game antics can foreshadow the outcome of the game.

May 28, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Prep baseball: Flowery Branch ousted in 3 innings

Flowery Branch baseball coach Jimmy Lawler didn't try to make any excuses for his team's performance after getting ousted from the playoffs with a 16-0 loss in three innings to Stephens County on Friday night at the Hog Mountain Sports Complex.

May 28, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


North Hall's Courtney Wiley/Lauren Bolton: Girls Tennis Players of the Year

Lauren Bolton and Courtney Wiley never lost perspective of why they were playing tennis at North Hall. Even with a remarkable string of success, the North Hall High seniors never made the competition more important than the team camraderie and time spent with friends.

May 28, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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High school scoreboard: April 11

Logan Burt hit the walk off home run in the bottom of the seventh to secure a 14-12 win for Dawson County against West Hall on Friday in Dawsonville.

April 11, 2014 | From staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: April 10

Brian Newman went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs to lead West Hall to a 5-4 win against White County in eight innings on Thursday in Cleveland. With the win, the Spartans completed a two-game sweep of the Warriors.

April 10, 2014 | From staff reports | High schools


Girls Athlete of the Week: Gainesville's Meg Callahan

The Gainesville girls golf team has looked to Meg Callahan to be a soft-spoken but strong leader since her freshman season, when she finished with the lowest stroke average in the program and won the team's player of the year award.

April 10, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | High schools


High school scoreboard: April 9

Colton Chester hit two home runs for Dawson County as the Tigers upset previously unbeaten Buford 3-2 on Wednesday in Dawsonville.

April 09, 2014 | From staff reports | High schools


West Hall's English outduels White Co.'s Adams, 4-1

While there were about 30 Major League Baseball scouts huddled behind home plate to get a look at White County pitcher Spencer Adams, it was West Hall pitcher Zach English who managed to steal the show Wednesday night.

April 09, 2014 | Ed Hooper | High schools


Newton efficient pitching for Gainesville in 12-2 win against Clarke Central

Gainesville's starting rotation has strung together quite the pitching line against Clarke Central in two years of Region 8-AAAAA meetings. A year after Gainesville pitchers tossed a pair of no-hitters against the Gladiators, senior Chandler Newton gave up just two hits in a complete-game, 12-2 victory in five innings on Wednesday at Ivey-Watson Field.

April 09, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Flowery Branch baseball struggles early in 9-2 loss to Heritage

A rough start to a crucial region game made the Flowery Branch baseball's team playoff hopes a little less comfortable.

April 08, 2014 | | High schools


High school scoreboard: April 8

Michael Gettys hit two doubles, a home run and drove in two runs as Gainesville defeated Loganville 9-6 on Tuesday in Loganville.

April 08, 2014 | From staff reports | High schools


Lewallen throws 2-hitter in North Hall's 8-2 win over East Hall

After losing the top three pitchers from last season's state runner-up team, the North Hall Trojans seem to have found a new ace for their pitching staff.

April 08, 2014 | Ed Hooper | High schools


Falcons add two potential starters to secondary

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have added two potential starters to their secondary by signing safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson.

April 08, 2014 | Associated Press | High schools


Boys Athlete of the Week: Dawson County's Logan Burt

While Logan Burt patrolled center field against Fannin County on March 31, he knew he was about to be called on to pitch Dawson County out of a jam.

April 07, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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