Korentheus Bailey will finally be able to exhale when he leaves his home in Lula on May 31 to attend Western Kentucky University on a football scholarship. Only then will this former standout for the East Hall High football team be able to put the struggles he's endured in the past year to rest.
GAINESVILLE - Laura Demby wasn't about to lose on senior night.
GAINESVILLE - Todd Cottrell is trading in his wings for hooves.
CLEVELAND - The Gainesville High baseball team hit five home runs in their four-inning 19-4 win against White County on Friday night in Cleveland.
Class AAA's No. 3 ranked North Hall High girls tennis team remained undefeated on the season and recorded their 10th shutout with a win against Chestatee on Thursday in Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE - Prior to Wednesday night, the baseball teams in Region 7-AAA had no answer for Gilmer's high-powered offense. And then the Bobcats played North Hall. The Trojans limited Gilmer to two runs on five hits and defeated the Bobcats 11-2 on Wednesday at Jody Davis Field. With the loss, Gilmer (9-2, 6-1 Region 7-AAA) moves into a tie with Gainesville for the lead in ...
It only took five games in the Region 8-A schedule for the Jefferson High baseball team to become the clear front runners.
GAINESVILLE - Sloan Strickland walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning to score Justin Fordham as the Gainesville High baseball team defeated East Hall 9-8 in eight innings on Wednesday night at Ivey-Watson Field.
FLOWERY BRANCH - When the Flowery Branch boys soccer team pushed, Johnson pushed back. When the Knights looked to have stolen the momentum, Flowery Branch took it right back from them.
GAINESVILLE - Lakeview Academy is extremely familiar with winning streaks.
Cameron Blinn struck out seven hitters and allowed only two hits in five innings pitched for the Jefferson High baseball team in its 11-1 win against Hebron Christian on Tuesday night in Dacula.
GAINESVILLE - When Landry Haynes hit the clubhouse at Chattahoochee Golf Course on Monday afternoon he could finally relax - and try to warm up. "It was pretty rough out there today," Haynes said. "It was cold and very windy." Playing in blustery conditions, Haynes led the North Hall High golf team to a second-place finish in the 14-team field of the Big Red Shootout ...
North Hall runner Nick Long wanted to get his final year of running track for the Trojans off to a strong start. Over the course of one week he managed to accomplish that goal.
Zach Bennett led Gainesville at the plate and on the mound Monday night at West Forsyth in the Red Elephants' 14-1 win over the Wolverines in five innings.
Gym rat is a phrase used by coaches to describe those players with an insatiable desire, an obssession if you will, to get better.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park.
Although it was a not-so-perfect ending to an almost perfect season for the Buford Lady Wolves soccer team, coach Crystal Fowler knows that this season is one for the history books for the girls soccer program.
West Hall High named Adam Rich as new softball coach on Tuesday by athletic director Scott Justus, replacing Warren Sellers, who stepped down from the softball program following the 2012 season.
North Hall and Gainesville both have a number of things in common, such as strong pitching, exemplary senior leadership and playoff experience. But while the Red Elephants are appearing in the state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, the Trojans are making their first-ever appearance in the third round.
Nine local tennis players were named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region first team, announced Monday.
Gainesville soccer players Ricardo Gomez and Hartley Carter were named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys and Girls Most Outstanding Players, respectively.
West Hall sprinter Maia Caldwell-Booker recorded a time of 11.95 seconds to finish first in the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the girls state track and field meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The East Hall boys soccer team will make its first appearance in the state semifinals following its 4-1 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Pierce County on Saturday in Blackshear.
Elexa Bahr recorded a hat trick with three consecutive goals for the Buford girls soccer team in a 5-0 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Savannah Arts Academy on Friday in Savannah.
As a freshman, White County's Jenna Gearing has taken the Class AAA long distance events by storm.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky junior safety and White County graid Ashely Lowery has been released from the hospital less than a week after a serious car accident and could be back on campus by June.
The Gainesville baseball team has found success this season by playing a relaxed game, even in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.