FLOWERY BRANCH - Drew Miles made sure a couple of bad hops didn't come between Flowery Branch and its postseason ambitions.
Adam Kelly struck out six over five innings and recorded two RBIs in a 2-for-2 performance for North Hall in a 13-2 win against Banks County on Friday in Homer.
The Gainesville boys golf team has yet to be beaten this season, but the Red Elephants have also yet to achieve one of their main goals.
OAKWOOD - West Hall baseball coach Dustin Rennspies was nearly at a loss for words about his team's performance Wednesday night.
Jonathan Gettys threw a no-hitter and recorded 14 strikeouts for Gainesville in an 8-1 win over Clarke Central on Wednesday in Athens.
Marcquel Woodard is broadening his horizons in order to try to become Gainesville High's most successful track and field athlete.
Lakeview Academy coach Deuce Roark knows his team is close to where he wants it to be. The fact that the Lions hung close until the final out of a 2-1 loss to fourth-ranked George Walton Academy on Tuesday is good proof of that with the second half of the Region 8-A schedule still remaining.
The Gainesville men's golf team claimed their seventh victory in seven events with a win at the North Georgia High School Invitational on Tuesday at Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega.
Georgia High School Soccer Coaches' Poll Boys Class AAAAAA 1. Lassiter 2. East Coweta 3. Centennial 4. Lambert 5. Central Gwinnett 6. Brookwood 7. Harrison 8. Duluth 9. Collins Hill 10. Roswell Class AAAAA 1. McIntosh 2. Glynn Academy 3. Starr's Mill 4. Houston 5. Allatoona 6. Tucker 7. Greenbrier 8. Heritage 9. Lakeside Evans 10. Gainesville Class AAAA 1. Dalton 2. Chestatee 3. Carrollton ...
Gainesville's Shaquan Cantrell, Buford's Kyle Doyle, North Hall's Ebo Smith and Dawson County's Carly Gilreath were all named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Basketball First Teams for their respective classifications, announced Tuesday.
Chandler Newton struck out 10 for Gainesville in a complete-game, 8-0 win against Heritage on Monday at Ivey-Watson Field in Gainesville.
North Hall third baseman Griffin Olson signified both the early frustration and late elation of the Trojans' hitters Monday night.
Flowery Branch center back Alex Lee may not always be in the spotlight, but she is an essential part of the Lady Falcons' soccer success this season.
Ebo Smith always felt like he had something to prove through his high school basketball career at North Hall. With every fourth-quarter comeback, game-winning shot and exciting playoff victory, he put the pressure on himself to be even better.
Dawson County senior Carly Gilreath had a couple of big goals to accomplish in her final high school season.
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.
North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman won the Class AAA state title in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
Chestatee's doubles pair of Blaine Brown and Juan Carrion were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region first team, announced last Friday.