OAKWOOD - The Flowery Branch boys basketball team made sure it was known Tuesday night that their attitude is team-first, both on and off the court.
Basketball Buford Josh Penland led the Wolves with 14 points en route to a 76-52 win against Walker last Wednesday. Blanche Alverson scored 21 points to lead the Lady Wolves to a 57-31 win against North Hall last Saturday. Alverson also scored 13 points on Wednesday and Friday. Chestatee Senior guard ...
The Johnson High wrestling team defeated Chestatee (72-12) Monday. Johnson received first period pins from Austin Hendrix (112), Winston Arnold (130), Nic Roberson (135), Joey Wirsing (171), Micah Mills (189) and Aaron Black (215), as well as a second period pin from Omar Madrigal (152). Chestatee got wins from Conner Comeaux (125) and Ward (160).
Flowery Branch High wrestler Tom Pennington just scratched another goal off of his lengthy preseason list.
Thank goodness that meaningful basketball has returned.
East Hall High freshman Chaz Cheeks rarely sees the floor this season with the Vikings varsity team, but still has more basketball game experience than many high school players in Hall County.
Flowery Branch's boys basketball team let an early lead slip away, then couldn't put away White County late as the Warriors upset the No. 9-ranked Falcons, 66-64 in overtime Saturday night in Flowery Branch.
GAINESVILLE - The Hall County Wrestling Championships played out just like they were supposed to heading into the day's final round at Chestatee High. West Hall and Flowery Branch, the county's top two teams with its top two wrestlers, remained undefeated and conveniently faced off in the seventh and final round of the duals tournament with the title on the line. After that, it was ...
GAINESVILLE-The look on West Hall wrestler Colby Yates' face displayed how badly he wanted to lead the Spartan wrestling team to their third consecutive Hall County Duals Championship.
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team rebounded from a fourth quarter deficit to defeat Social Circle 65-63 in overtime Friday night in Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE - If the Gainesville High girls basketball team got graded for its performance this week, the Red Elephants certainly earned an "A" after picking up two wins over top 10-ranked Class AAA opponents.
OAKWOOD - A track meet was held in the Frank J. Knight Center on Friday night between the East Hall and Johnson basketball teams.
GAINESVILLE-Flowery Branch High wrestling coach Shane Lancaster couldn't have been more pleased with the way his Falcons opened up the Hall County Duals on Thursday evening at Chestatee High. Six of seven Flowery Branch grapplers that reached the finals of the traditional format emerged with an individual title. Now the real test begins with the duals battle tonight and Saturday for county bragging rights. "I ...
Chestatee High senior Parker Smith scored 46 points and led the War Eagles (10-3) to a 86-44 win against Atlanta International Thursday night in Atlanta. It marks the Tennessee State signee's second highest point total this season after finishing with 53 on Dec. 21 against Johnson.
Hall County's wrestling coaches found a problem after last year's Hall County Duals at West Hall High. After some tinkering to the tournament format, they hope that the problem is now just a thing of the past. At the time, it became apparent among the group that a better way could be implemented to crown the individual champions. In the past, coaches simply voted at the end of the meet ...
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.