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2008 brings changes for area football teams

Riverside Military Academy athletics director Scot Sloan is most excited about creating a 'Friday Night Lights' atmosphere. Eagles football coach Chris Lancaster just hopes his home crowd isn't dwarfed by the opposing fan base of traditional public schools.

The apprehension, good and bad, is all part of the anticipation of Riverside's move this season from the Georgia Independent Schools Association back into the mainstream Georgia High Schools Association.

August 30, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


War Eagles eye playoff return

Looking back on the 2007 season, Chestatee coach Stan Luttrell realizes that mistakes cost his team its third consecutive trip to the state playoffs.

August 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Vikings sets sights on improvement in '08

There is a fine line between apprehension and excitement.

August 30, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Rising stars: Next generation ready to shine

High school football and elections have a lot in common.

August 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Something new in Year 2 for Kirk, Panthers

The practice field is ready. The weight room is ready. The new jerseys have been ordered. Year two of the Billy Kirk regime will provide the players with new amenities, but will the team garner any wins? That's the big question.

August 30, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Leopards look to answer the call

Before the season ended last year, Banks County almost surprised its entire region.

August 30, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


Prep volleyball: Chargers drop home opener

The North Georgia Christian volleyball team lost its home opener against Loganville Christian (25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 25-7) on Monday in Gainesville.

August 29, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Athlete of the week: Rogers, Trojans off to fast start

North Hall High pitcher Megan Rogers hasn't taken any time getting settled into the 2008 softball season.

August 29, 2008 | Mitch Blomert | High schools


The spread offense is here to stay, and to baffle opposing defenses

Some coaches hate it, some coaches love it.

August 28, 2008 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Murphy: Tests for teams are best for fans

I have to say that the new scheduling format in Region 7-AAA appears to be much more fan friendly.

August 28, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Murray County wins first game in two years with 17-13 comeback victory over Vikings

CHATSWORTH - The late-season momentum of 2007 carried over for East Hall, almost.

August 28, 2008 | By Adam Krohn For The Times | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Flowery Branch runs well at Westminster

The Flowery Branch boys cross country team opened the season with a second place finish in a 10 team field, including three defending state champions, Saturday at the Kosh Classic at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta.

August 27, 2008 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep scoreboard: Buford tops Northside Columbus in invitational

The Buford High softball continued pool play of the Hawk/Bulldog Invitational with a 4-1 win against Northside Columbus on Friday at North Gwinnett High in Suwanee.

August 26, 2008 | | High schools


East Hall hoping to gain momentum by opening season a week early

If people should, as Benjamin Franklin once said, jump as quickly at opportunities as they do conclusions, then East Hall coach Bryan Gray is his living example.

August 26, 2008 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Lady Trojans trounce East Hall

Megan Rogers was flawless for the North Hall softball team Thursday night. The Lady Trojans' pitcher recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts and allowed only two hits in an 8-0 victory against East Hall at the East Hall Park.

August 25, 2008 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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Healthy, confident Cleveland leading North Hall girls

North Hall's Sydney Cleveland isn't about to allow a past injury to interfere with enjoying her senior year on the basketball court.

December 01, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Dec. 1

The North Georgia Christian varsity boys basketball team defeated Mountain Area Christian Academy 49-45 on Monday night in Flowery Branch.

December 01, 2014 | | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Nov. 29

COMMERCE GIRLS 66, EAST JACKSON 52: Point guard Mya Jones led the Lady Tigers with 27 points, and her twin sister Asia Jones added 24 points for Commerce.

November 29, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 28

The East Hall Lady Vikings defeated Northside Christian Academy 58-51 in the Charlotte Hoops Classic on Friday in North Carolina.

November 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


Gainesville's Sosebee a rock-solid performer at linebacker

Bruce Miller knows exactly what it takes to get a reaction out of prized linebacker J.D. Sosebee.

November 27, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Realignment adds intrigue for area basketball teams

Realignment has made for some intriguing region title races for the 2014-15 basketball season.
In Region 8-AAAA especially, the competition should be fierce. The Johnson boys and Chestatee girls are the defending region champions, but both face an infusion of top-level contenders.
The Buford boys were 7-AAA champs last season, and the Buford and North Hall girls were the top two 7-AAA teams in the 2013-14 regular season. All three of those programs are now a part of Region 8-AAAA.
Johnson boys coach Jeff Steele, in his 17th season, knows it won't be an easy road as the Knights ...

November 27, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 26

D'Marcus Simonds scores 32 points for Gainesville in a 74-71 win against St. Martin (Miss.) on Wednesday in Foley, Ala.

November 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 25

Sadie Cleveland scored 20 points to lead North Hall's girls basketball team to a 61-56 win over Lakeview Academy in the Piedmont College Tournament final on Tuesday in Demorest.

November 25, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Nov. 24

Three Red Elephants scored in double figures Monday night in a 76-52 Gainesville win over Daphne High School in Alabama.

November 25, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


Johnson grinds out victory over King's Ridge Christian, 77-70

Just when it seemed like the Johnson boys basketball team finally had some breathing room, King's Ridge Christian wouldn't go away.

November 24, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Bourdage, Flowery Branch defeat North Forsyth

COAL MOUNTAIN - North Forsyth head coach Brian Moon leaned forward in his chair after the first quarter and asked Flowery Branch coach David Sokol if the Falcons were ever going to miss a shot.

November 24, 2014 | By Foster Lander Times regional staff | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Nov. 22

The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team defeated host Chattanooga Christian 66-40 in a Saturday game in Tennessee.

November 22, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 21

Sydney Cleveland posted a double-double with 27 points and 10 rebounds for the Lady Trojans as North Hall defeated Clarke Central 70-68 on Friday in Athens.

November 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


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