Although weather conditions played their part, a 39-2 three-year record proved to be the overwhelming reason Buford was crowned the champs in Class AA. Playing in heavy rain and winds Buford demolished No. 2 Lovett 50-0 last Saturday and finished on top of the Class AA Associated Press poll.
GAINESVILLE - The Red Elephants got scoring contributions from 12 of their 15 roster players and, thanks to a smothering 1-2-2 half-court defense, held Lumpkin County to 20 points in their 61-20 rout of the Indians on Tuesday night in Gainesville. "We have been working hard on defense and trying to execute a lot better," Gainesville coach Jerry Davis said. "We wanted to play some defense that ...
On March 1 of this year a tornado tore through the town of Enterprise, Ala. In the path of the twister that left a space of devastation about 200-yards wide was Enterprise High School. The tornado ripped the roof off parts of the school, in which students were sheltered in hallways as the storm struck, destroyed the gym and football stadium and left five students dead. <font ...
GAINESVILLE - All the Gainesville girls' basketball team needed was a little talking to. Following the first quarter, a quarter in which the Class AAA No. 7-ranked Lady Red Elephants allowed Lumpkin County to jump out to a seven-point lead with all-around lackadaisical play, coach Manson Hill spoke to his team in the calmest of angry voices. The result? The Lady Red Elephants ...
Led by four players in double figures, including a 20-point effort by power forward Izaan Cross, the Class AAA No. 5-ranked Falcons recovered from a disappointing loss in the finals of Lanierland to beat North Hall, 76-63, on Monday.
BY KATIE B. DAVIS firstname.lastname@example.org She averaged 21 points in three wins during the Lanierland Basketball Tournament which not only led her team to it's first title in years, but also garnered her Most Valuable Player honors for the tournament. As a result of her play in the semifinals and finals of Lanierland, North Hall's Letiecia Davenport has been named this week's Athlete of ...
GAINESVILLE - The North Hall girls picked up right where they left off.
West Hall's girls dropped a Region 7-AAA contest Monday night at Gilmer, falling to the Lady Bobcats, 54-40.
The Flowery Branch wrestling team beat East Hall 48-33 on Monday night at East Hall High.
Lanierland No. 48 has come and gone and while the obvious kudos go to the North Hall girls team and East Hall boys team, there were some under-the-radar notables that shouldn't go unmentioned.
Region 7-AAA will be expanding by one next fall after the Georgia High School Association reclassification committee approved Creekview's request to join the league Monday.
I've seen a lot of great high school football this season. From the flooding rains back on opening night to the Buford Wolves hoisting the Class AA state championship trophy just a couple days ago in a chilly rain, it's been a season to remember.
Jackson County's Ana Rodriguez hit a pair of late free throws to ensure its 34-32 win against first-year, cross-county rival East Jackson on Saturday night in Jefferson.
GAINESVILLE-Gainesville High girls basketball coach Manson Hill could have been more pleased, but he was nonetheless happy with the way his Lady Red Elephants concluded the Jackson EMC Lanierland Tournament.
Sharon Qualls built quite a foundation with West Hall's volleyball program. In seven years at the helm, the first and only coach in the program's eight-year history she's set the bar high for future Lady Spartans team.
The Lanierland basketball tournament tips off Saturday at Flowery Branch High with the same luster and excitement that has sustained the annual tradition into the 54th edition of this Hall County exclusive high school tournament.
Chestatee's Bridgette Kelly knew basketball season would be different for her this year as the only returning starter on the squad, but she didn't expect to find her groove shooting as early as she has.
BUFORD - In the end, Buford's height and athleticism was too much for East Hall.
J.B. Britte scored with just half of a second left in regulation for Lakeview Academy to earn the 54-53 win against Commerce on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Avery Cagle poured in 31 points for Riverside Military in a 65-27 victory over Atlanta International on Saturday in Atlanta. C.J. Howarded added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (3-1). Riverside hosts Towns County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
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.
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