Cassida Shockley had 11 points on serve and 30 combined assists for East Hall in a 27-25, 25-16 win against Flowery Branch and 25-14, 25-16 against Lumpkin County to open the season on Tuesday in Dahlonega.
Randi Orr is in the midst of her second rebuilding project at the helm of the Gainesville High volleyball program.
The first few days of high school football practice turn into an unbelievable time crunch for coaches and players. They're all wanting to start strong in hopes of getting the regular season going in the right direction at the end of the month.
Brandon Thompson wasn't about to miss out on the opportunity to make a splash on the biggest stage.
West Hall High may have searched the state for a new head boys' soccer coach, but in the end, the Spartans found their best match was already in the system. West Hall appointed long-time teacher and junior varsity soccer coach Tim Gale to the head boys position, athletic director Scott Justus announced Thursday.
Thousands of fans will convene on the Atlanta Falcons' training facility in Flowery Branch today as the Falcons open their 2013 training camp. Among those spectators taking in practice will be members of various high school football programs – players looking to gain some knowledge and insight as to how the professional players prepare for the upcoming season.
ATLANTA - A brain tumor caused the death of a northeast Georgia high school football player, Gwinnett County Medical Examiner's officials said Tuesday.
First Team DH Brett Westmoreland (Hitter of the Year) White County Sr. .538 batting average (area leader) | 13 home runs (area leader) | .673 on-base percentage (area leader) | 34 RBIs | 31 runs | 24 BB Region 7-AAA Hitter of the Year SS Andrew Smith North Hall Jr. .421 batting average | 27 RBIs | 53 runs (area leader) | 41 steals (area leader) OF/P Michael Gettys Gainesville ...
In his 42 years of coaching high school baseball, White County's John Brown can think of only one player that demonstrated more power than Brett Westmoreland did in 2013.
As a kid, Preston Graham never dreamed he would develop into a great pitcher. If the eventual hard-throwing lefty had his way back in fourth grade, when he couldn't throw a strike, he would have quit the game altogether. It was only the insistence of his father, Jeff, that kept Preston playing with the youth leagues in North Hall. Turns out dad was right. As a senior at North Hall in 2013, Graham developed his ...
Trent Mongero knew long before the season started that his North Hall baseball team could have a special year in 2013. He just didn't picture the Trojans coming two wins shy of hoisting the Class AAA state championship, which would have been the school's first.
Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston sits in fourth place at 3-under par with a two-day total of 139 at the American Junior Golf Association's Huntsville Junior Classic at the Ledges golf course in Huntsville, Ala.
For Gainesville's boys golf team, everything fell into place this season. The Red Elephants' hard work and focus on the game paid off with a perfect record, a region championship and even a state championship. For their dominance, five Red Elephant golfers were named to the Class AAAAA All-State First Team.
Gainesville High's two golf coaches have a lot of overlap in their approach to building winning programs.
Madison Caldwell has been blessed with an ability to play golf well and she's not about to take it for granted. With a long windup and smooth follow through, she's developed a rare ability to blast a golf ball off the tee with driver in hands well in excess of 250 yards.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Kayla Watson notched 18 points to lead Chestatee to a 53-39 win against Jefferson in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament on Tuesday in Jefferson.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
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