With highs of 73 and 77 degrees and sunshine in the forecast for Friday and Saturday, cross country runners from across Georgia will be breathing a sigh of relief after last year's rainy, muddy version of the GHSA State Meet in Carrollton.
Logan Caymol pitched a 12-strikeout shutout for Buford in a 2-0 win against Walnut Grove, advancing to the Class AAAAA state championship series on Friday in Columbus. With the win, the Lady Wolves face Harris County, looking for their 10th straight state championship.
October 28, 2016|
Times sports reports
Chestatee's Ivan Martin finished fourth with a time of 16 minutes, 20.1 seconds at the Region 7-AAAA Championship meet, leading his team to a third-place spot Wednesday at Unicoi State Park in Helen. With the top four finish, Chestatee earned a spot to the state championship next week at Carrollton. White County's boys finished fourth overall.
October 26, 2016|
Times Sports Reports
When Chestatee's Nick Beard was sprinting into the end zone for a defensive go-ahead score late in Friday's win against White County, his mind was racing a mile a minute. It's the kind of dream scenario for a battle-tested linebacker getting to score a pivotal touchdown that anyone his age grows up thinking about. Beard was at the right place at the right time to be the hero of the game.
Buford swept South Effingham 15-2 and 2-1, in the second round of the Class AAAAA state softball playoffs, earning a spot in the state tournament starting Oct. 27 in Columbus. The Lady Wolves will play Starr's Mill at 2 p.m. on Oct. 27.
October 19, 2016|
Times staff reports
Josh Joiner wasn't happy with the outcome of Wednesday night's doubleheader against Cook High in which his East Hall softball team was swept in the second round of the Class AAA playoffs. He was, however, excited with what it shows for the future.