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.
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.