BUFORD - A state championship game featuring a rematch sounds like a rare occurrence. For Buford, it's an old trick.
BUFORD - In the week leading up to their Class AA state championship game against Lovett, the Wolves' practice field took on the appearance of a college coaches' conference.
GAINESVILLE- East Hall High senior Trevor Bishop feels like things are finally starting to come together for the Vikings.
GAINESVILLE - Class AAA No. 5-ranked Flowery Branch got scoring contributions from 11 of its 16 roster players en route to an 84-77 win over Chestatee in the Jackson EMC Lanierland Basketball Tournament semifinals Friday night at East Hall High.
GAINESVILLE- East Hall high basketball player Sada Wheeler entered Friday night's game with Flowery Branch seeking revenge.
GAINESVILLE - The intensity exuding from the North Hall side of the court during warm-ups was palpable.
BUFORD - Father and son stood at the corner of two walls outside Buford's fieldhouse Tuesday, mirror-images of each other with a few small exceptions. T.J. Pridemore, a senior linebacker for the Wolves, stood on one side with his hand against the wall, a smile sneaking through a brown, unkempt beard. Tom Pridemore, T.J.'s father, stood on the adjacent side of the corner, hand against the wall, ...
What do Bobby Bowden and Mark Richt, Bill Belichick and Eric Mangini and Geno Auriemma and Jenn Rizzotti have in common? Each first taught the second, and later in life each student came face-to-face with their teachers in the coaching arena.
Flowery Branch High senior quarterback Jaybo Shaw made a change in his college football plans Friday, switching his verbal commitment to Georgia Tech. The Falcons' signal-caller made the switch following a visit from newly named Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson and recruiting coordinator Charles Kelly.
After a head-coaching career that spanned 33 years, six at North Hall High and 27 at Gainesville High, Red Elephants boys basketball coach Jerry Davis is calling it a career. Davis will retire at the end of the 2007-2008 season.
Northside-Warner Robins quarterback Marques Ivory showed last weekend how not to count out a team, after they fell behind by three touchdowns with just the second half ahead. Ivory, who was still recovering from a broken left leg, didn't play in the first half in the semifinals against undefeated Tucker, leading 28-7 at halftime.
The Lumpkin County high boys basketball team defeated Pickens County 52-37 Tuesday night in Dahlonega.
Area wrestling powers, 14 in all, are converging on Gainesville High for the annual Big Red Rumble starting today. Gainesville, East Hall, North Hall, Chestatee, Flowery Branch, Buford, Johnson, Greater Atlanta Christian, Hill Grove and Grayson are all taking part in this year's Big Red Rumble.
BUFORD - After a few steps into Buford's fieldhouse, it is close to impossible to avoid the Wolves' rich history. A large trophy case on the left wall displays myriad trophies, ranging from region championships to state titles. The rest of the walls in the first few hallways are covered by pictures honoring past state champions and undefeated seasons. The first hallway ends with a ...
OAKWOOD-Johnson High shooting guard Brandon Sloan felt like it was time to provide the senior leadership that the Knights were lacking. According to Sloan, two consecutive losses on Johnson's home court wasn't something he wanted to experience. His leadership paid off, as the 6-foot-4 guard paced the Knights (5-3) with 25 points, defeating North Hall 72-67 in the consolation round of the ...
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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