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.
It's a fairly common situation high basketball coaches are faced with before the season begins: Key players, often starters, are absent from those crucial early practices because of commitments on the football field.
When he began coaching basketball, Dawson County's Steve Sweat never imagined that he would be coaching a girls' team, much less guiding them to a state championship game.
BOYS 2013 ALL-AREA BASKETBALL First Team Shaquan Cantrell Gainesville 6-4 G/F Sr. Notable: 19.2 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.9 apg, Region Player of the Year Kyle Doyle Buford 6-7 PF Sr. Notable: 20 ppg, 11.8 rpg 2.1 spg, 1.8 bpg, Region Co-Player of the Year Brian Edwards East Hall 6-2 G/F Sr. Notable: Area-best 21.7 ppg, 8 rpg, 2.5 spg Montrell McKenzie Johnson 6-6 C/F Sr. Notable: 17 ppg, ...
GIRLS 2012 ALL-AREA BASKETBALL First Team Haley Gerrin Habersham Central 6-1 F/C Sr. Notable: 16 ppg, 8 rpg, signed with Georgia Southern Carly Gilreath Dawson County 5-8 PG Sr. Notable: 15.6 ppg, 2.6 apg, 2.2 rpg, 2 spg, signed with USC-Aiken Maegan Kenimer Chestatee 6-2 C Sr. Notable: 15 ppg, 7 rpg, 1.7 bpg, Region Player of the Year Kristina Nelson Buford 6-4 C Sr. Notable: 11. 6 ...
In his only at bat of the night, Andy Nicolaus drove in two runs in the seventh inning to lead the Jefferson baseball team to a 4-3 win over county rival Commerce on Saturday in Commerce.
Tyler Sanders feels like he's taking the torch from his big brother. On Friday, the 27-year-old Sanders, a five-year assistant coach for the North Hall boys basketball program, was promoted to the head coaching job by principal Joe Gheesling. He takes over for now-former Trojans coach Benjie Wood, who on March 21 took the boys basketball coaching position at Flowery Branch. Sanders spent his first five years coaching at the school under Wood's guidance. The ...
One thing is becoming certain about boys soccer in Region 7-AAA this year: A team deserving of a playoff spot is probably going to be left out.
Dylan Gibeau hit a pair of home runs with six RBIs on three hits for Flowery Branch in a 15-3 win against Salem on Friday in Conyers.
Junior Avalos led North Hall with a pair of goals in a 3-2 win against East Hall on Thursday in Gainesville.
COLLEGE PARK – Through 79 minutes of play, the East Hall boys soccer team had every opportunity to keep its historic playoff run alive in Thursday's Class AAA state semifinal match against Woodward Academy.
Jackson County baseball players Nick Corso, Chase Dunlap, Joel Ellis and Coleman Barbee were named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region first team, announced Wednesday.
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.