CARNESVILLE - East Hall was playing to survive and advance. Franklin County was playing with revenge on its mind in the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs on Tuesday night in Carnesville.
GAINESVILLE - A play here or a play there and the outcome is different.
FLOWERY BRANCH - No matter the condition, it's always good to start the baseball season off on a winning note.
Buford High senior quarterback Twoey Hosch has accepted a preferred walk-on spot to play football at the University of Georgia in the fall. Hosch picked Georgia over Jacksonville State. He finished his career with Buford with a 27-1 record as starting quarterback. In his career, Hosch completed 145 of 242 passes for 2,635 yards and led the Wolves to the Class AA state title in 2007.
White County's Sarah Holmes connected on two birdies and shot a new nine-hole school record (38) to lead the Lady Warriors to a tri-match victory against Dawson County and West Hall on Thursday night at Mossy Creek in Cleveland. White County carded an 85, Dawson County shot a 94 and West Hall finished with a 102. Kasay Holbrook, a senior, shot a 45 for ...
Area high school girls teams are playing tonight in the second round of their respective state basketball tournaments.
CARTERSVILLE - The East Hall High basketball team is heading to the Class AAA state quarterfinals.
The North Hall-Habersham Central baseball game originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been rescheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday and will be played at North Hall.
Tess Patton scored two goals and had three assists in the Lady Trojans' 5-0 win over Johnson Wednesday night in Gainesville.
East Hall High graduate Korentheus Bailey signed a letter of intent on Tuesday to attend Western Kentucky University next year to play football. Bailey was a Times 2006 First Team All County selection as Hall County's leading tackler with 118 tackles and 22 tackles for a loss. Bailey originally committed to play at Mississippi State his senior season.
GAINESVILLE - Early in Tuesday's game at Walters Athletic Center, it looked like Whitefield Academy's frenzied full-court pressure would simply overwhelm Lakeview Academy.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The No. 2 seed out of Region 6-AAA, Sandy Creek, had a huge cross to bear in its matchup with Region 7-AAA champion Flowery Branch on Tuesday night at Falcon Fieldhouse.
Lakeview Academy boys basketball coach Seth Vining doesn't try to sugarcoat the fact that the Lions are playing against a more athletic basketball team in the second round of the Class A playoffs tonight. On top of that, the visitors from Whitefield Academy (19-8) are bigger, stronger, and almost always playing for a Class A title this time of the year.
The season opener for the North Hall baseball team, scheduled for today against Habersham Central has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather.
Johnson High senior Will Rowlett pitched a complete game, allowing only two hits, en route to a season opening 2-1 win against Class AAAA's Cedar Shoals on Monday in Oakwood.
At first glimpse, a boys state playoff matchup between Class AAAA soccer powers Johnson and Dalton would be expected in the championship game, or at least the semifinals.
Johnson's girls golf team placed sixth and Lumpkin County's girls took 11th at the Class AAAA sectionals on Monday at Applewood Golf Course in Waynesboro.
Chestatee High senior Brandon Thompson finished second in the 100 meter race in the finals of the Georgia Olympics on Saturday in Jefferson.
The Gainesville High boys golf team shot a combined 157 over a rain-shortened nine holes to capture the team title at The Invite on Saturday at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.