Unseasonably warm, that's the proper description for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, but Josh Barrett proudly wore his Flowery Branch letterman jacket.
Buford High girls basketball coach Gene Durden has deliberately tried to create a little chaos during practice this week. The Class AA fourth-ranked Lady Wolves' (14-2) third-year coach has done his best to test his team's attention to detail. Whether it be full-court press on defense, seven defenders to try to disrupt the flow of the offense or loud noise with whistles and constant instruction, it's all a ...
OAKWOOD - This week certainly proved to be a welcomed change of pace for the West Hall High boys.
The West Hall High girls defeated Pickens 52-47 in overtime thanks in large part to some clutch free-throw shooting. The Lady Spartans (8-7, 2-1 Region 7B-AAA) hit 6-of-8 from the line in the closing moments of the game.
GAINESVILLE -- It takes more than one strong smack to create a hole in a cement wall. It's the consistent chipping away of one area that does the trick.
Basketball Buford Blanch Alverson scored 22 points to lead the Lady Wolves to a 61-49 win against Avondale last Friday night. She also scored 16 in Buford's 60-51 loss to GAC last Tuesday. Chestatee Tennessee State signee Parker Smith scored 30 points to lead the War Eagles past Lumpkin County 67-58 last Tuesday. Senior guard Branden Jovaag added ...
GAINESVILLE - Just the thought of having Peyton Robertson around for three more years makes Chestatee High girls basketball coach Web Daniel smile.
Stuck with the subregion setup, Region 7-AAA's football coaches decided on a schedule for the 2008 season Monday and the plan is expected to be ratified by the region's principals today.
First things first, I am a fan of Mark Twain.
ELLIJAY – It wasn't exactly what West Forsyth coach Dennis Stromie was hoping for: nobody wants to lose 73-3 in the finals. But the Wolverines' second-place finish at Saturday's Area 7-AAA Duals championship was more than the veteran coach expected from his first-year program. "I coached at Parkview for 22 years and won two state duals championships, and this is right up there with those," Stromie said ...
The East Hall and Gainesville boys basketball teams appear to be ships headed in different directions.
Flowery Branch's Josh Barrett had 26 points and two steals to lead the Falcons to a 84-62 win over Buford on Saturday night in Buford.
BY BILL MURPHY email@example.com Micah Owings would rather avoid the public spotlight for his individual accomplishments. But Gainesville High's most decorated baseball player in school history was front and center of a packed house at Gainesville High's gym to have his baseball jersey retired Saturday night during halftime of the boys' basketball game against East Hall. Owings' jersey was retired during basketball season ...
GAINESVILLE- Mary Mancin and Tess Patton know a good deal when they see it. Both of these North Hall High soccer players were among 800 girls on hand at the Allen Creek Soccer Complex on Saturday morning for a special opportunity to take part in an Olympic Development Program soccer camp right here in their own backyard. This weekend's camp brought in players from Olympic ...
ELLIJAY - It's all shaking out just as anticipated at the Area 7-AAA wrestling duals. The mountain schools are clearly the cream of the crop this season. Gilmer, Pickens, Lumpkin County and West Forsyth all advanced unbeaten to the semifinals of the 7-AAA Duals with wins Friday night at Gilmer High. The top two teams in the two-day area duals advance to the Class AAA state duals ...
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.
Chestatee's girls basketball team earned a 44-42 win over Class AAAAAA power Collins Hill on Saturday. The Lady War Eagles built a 14-9 lead after the first quarter before holding a narrow two-point lead, 21-19, at halftime.
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