After hearing about Chestatee assistant basketball coach Shumbe Hunter's mother dying recently, the War Eagles made a tribute for their coach - a 66-62 win against Class AAA's ninth-ranked Gainesville on Tuesday.
Playing football at Flowery Branch in the postseason means packing some patience for a long road trip. It means playing in a hostile environment. And it means entering as the lower seeded of two teams.
The Gainesville Red Elephants will take to the road next week for the first time in almost a month when they meet Carver-Columbus in the quarterfinals of the Class AAA state football playoffs. Since both teams are their regions No. 1 seeds, the site was determined by a coin flip Saturday.
November 30, 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?