Parity in sports - is it a product of a down year for the usually dominant teams or a result of the other teams catching up in regards to talent?
GAINESVILLE - The frustration that exuded from the North Hall bench was palpable.
The Class of 2008 recruiting class isn't even officially finalized yet, but the University of Georgia's 2009 class is already taking shape. And for the third year in a row the Bulldogs will be taking a member of The Times Football All-County or All-Area team. Chestatee's Chase Vasser, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound junior linebacker, became Georgia's third commitment for the class of 2009 on Monday. Vasser joins former East ...
Thinking about particular moments in life lead to the realization that the past is merely a jumbled memory. It takes more thought than it's worth to try and decipher between five- or six-years old, ninth grade or tenth and frankly it isn't the time frame that matters but that the memory exists at all.
The numbers don't lie when painting the picture of Jerry Davis' remarkable coaching career at Gainesville High: he's a local legend. The Red Elephants' coach reached the latest milestone in his 34-year career with win No. 700 coming against Buford on Saturday night in Gainesville. It's the most recent accomplishment for the coach who led the Red Elephants to two state titles (1983 and 1984), eight state semifinal ...
Saturday night belonged to Jerry Davis.
In regard to Tierra Benton, East Hall teacher Steve Pettit said, "She's got a bright future." With a 4.07 GPA while taking an Advanced Placement course load at East Hall, she's ranked 12th in her class; modeling shots of her in Macy's catalogue and Jezebel magazine, region championships in three different track and field events and a tireless will on the basketball court; a limitless future is more ...
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a win against Prince Avenue Christian 54-27 Saturday night in Gainesville.
The Riverside Military Academy swim team captured its sixth consecutive GISA state title with a win Saturday at Riverside. The Eagles finished with 101 points ahead of second place finisher Augusta Prep Day School. Mount de Sales Academy finished third with 65 points. First Presbyterian Day finished fourth with 57 points. The rest of the finishers in order were Brookwood School, Dominion Christian, Southland Academy, Stratford Academy, Westminster Schools of ...
The East Hall boys shoot free throws at 7:15 every morning in preparation for games like the one played Thursday night against Chestatee.
Another pair of Buford High football players have made decisions for where to play in college. Wolves linebacker Jay Tee Swanson gave a verbal commitment to Miami of Ohio on Friday. He chose to play football for the Red Hawks over the Air Force Academy. As a senior, Swanson made 107 tackles, seven quarterback pressures and a sack. Buford offensive lineman J.J. Miller committed to Wofford College. Miller was a two year ...
DAWSONVILLE -Coaches always want their teams to be playing their best come playoff time.
East Hall girls 56, Gilmer 36
The Flowery Branch boys basketball team is quick to take advantage of any opportunity this season. The Falcons (17-2, 6-0 Region 7B-AAA) made another step toward the No. 1 spot in the Region 7-AAA tournament with a resounding 76-59 win against West Hall Friday night in Flowery Branch. With the win, the Falcons maintained its two game cushion in the subregion ahead of Gainesville, to ...
Creating a free summer workshop for wrestlers in Hall County was a 'no-brainer', says Flowery Branch coach Shane Millwood.
Rising Gainesville High sophomore Spencer Ralston finished the Georgia Junior Golf Championship tied with five other golfers at ninth overall with a three-round, 10-over par 226 on Wednesday at The Farm in Rocky Face. Ralston carded a 74 in the second round and a 75 in Round 3 to complete the event.
Kaleb Holbrook was preparing for his second game as a catcher for a summer league in Connecticut on June 8 when his phone began to ring with calls and text messages of congratulations.
Paul Powers appears to be preparing for a situation that, from the outside, seems ideal. On Monday, the rising North Hall High senior and four-time swimming state champion, gave a verbal commitment to compete for the 2013 National Champion University of Michigan starting in 2014.
Gainesville High's Grant Lasseter is currently tied for 14th after a first-round, 1-over par 73 on Monday in the Georgia State Golf Junior Championship at The Farm in Rocky Face. Lasseter is currently tied with five other players heading into Tuesday's final 18 holes.
Austin Montgomery was never the typical college basketball prospect. His faith and family have always outweighed any desire to play at the next level.
Veteran Atlanta Falcons linebacker Stephen Nicholas struck just the right tone for the audience of high school football players and their participating coaches Thursday during the NFL's High School Player Development Camp at East Hall.
Pep Brown is finding that a confident approach to an unfamiliar course is paying off well at the Southern Junior Championship.
Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston shot a 3-under par 69 for a third-place finish at the Alpharetta Athletic Club on Monday.
Jared Hodge couldn't have asked for better training prior to landing his first head baseball coaching job at Johnson.
North Hall's Preston Graham was named the Region 7-AAA Pitcher of the Year, announced Tuesday.
Preston Graham and Colton Duttweiler are looking to play together one last time before heading off to different colleges. Both of the left-handed pitchers who helped North Hall advance all the way to the Class AAA baseball state finals will represent Team Georgia in the upcoming Heartland Baseball Classic.
Brad Keller was informed ahead of time that his selection in the 2013 MLB Draft was drawing near.
In a three-year span, Tyler Porter has gone from a broken back to broken personal records.
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