Flowery Branch High's wrestling team certainly dominated the lightweight divisions in the individual matches of the Hall County championships. Whether that translates into a repeat team title for the Falcons will be determined today at East Hall.
In a year in which three teams reached the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs, two reached the quarterfinals and one reached the state title game, Region 7-AAA can now officially be called one of the top football regions in Class AAA.
The East Hall boys basketball team fell in the finals of the Playground Classic Holiday basketball tournament 65-58 against Mandeville High (La.) on Tuesday night in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Charles Perry led the Vikings (6-4) in scoring with 12 points. Dustin Duckworth and Kymmon Woods each finished with 11 for East Hall. Woods and Duckworth were named to the All-Tournament team. East Hall plays host to Johnson on Jan. 13.
December 31, 2008|
From staff reports
As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.
Gainesville High senior Spencer Ralston earned second place, behind a strong third-round 67, at the Georgia Junior Championship on Wednesday in Augusta. Ralston, the Class AAAAA Golfer of the Year, finished the 54-hole, three-day outing with a total score of 8-under (208).
Spencer Adams is not going to let the projections of his talent interfere with his preparation. The first-year minor league right-handed pitcher for Single-A Kannapolis Intimidators of the White Sox organization said he's going to continue to show up to the ballpark every day with one goal in mind: What do I have to do to get better?