BUFORD - A banner Friday night read "Let the Real Games Begin." If the Buford High football team's lopsided victory at Tom Riden Stadium was indeed a real game, the rest of Class AA should be worried.
Previewing tonight's White County/Carver-Atlanta playoff game:
It was supposed to be the key, exploitable weakness for Gainesville this year. But after the Red Elephants won their final regular season game two weeks ago, stamping their ticket for their seventh consecutive trip to the playoffs, senior quarterback Justin Fordham could only sing the praises of his offensive line. "They have done an amazing job this year," he said. "I wouldn't trade them for ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - No longer is Flowery Branch High sophomore Connor Shaw just the starting quarterbacks little brother. He's doing just fine making a name for himself.
It was their first game of the 2007 season and they won it in the waning minutes on a broken up two-point conversion.
The Riverside Swimming Eagles defeated seven other teams to win their swim season opener last Saturday.
BUFORD - Buford High defensive lineman Omar Hunter always has a tune at the tip of his tongue, and a witty comment in his back pocket. Dallas Lee is usually right beside him to grin and shake his head.
The Georgia high school Top 10The Associated Press Georgia high school football poll after the eleventh week of the schedule, with first-place votes in parentheses, total points, and record.
ATLANTA - Class AA welcomes two first-time members - No. 9 Swainsboro and No. 10 Fannin County - while Early County and Lovett exit with two losses in this week's Associated Press high school football poll. The top three remain, with Buford leading the ranks, while the middle three each move up a position. No. 7 Savannah Christian climbs two as No. 8 Dodge County falls four. No. 8 ...
Watching North Hall's football team play this season has me intrigued about their playoff possibilities. I saw the Region 7-AAA Trojans (10-0) look completely consistent in their absolute domination in wins against Johnson, Pickens, Gainesville, Flowery Branch and Lumpkin County.
Dion Dubose didn't want to take his helmet off and D.J. Adams couldn't stop smiling.
The competition between Flowery Branch's and West Hall's boys cross country teams was only natural for Saturday's state cross country meet in Carrollton. And that worked to the advantage of both programs. The Region 7-AAA champion Falcons (132) matched a school-record with a third place finish in the boys race, and West Hall was only one spot back in fourth (219). Daniel Martinez led Flowery Branch ...
East Hall Coach: Joey Rider Region: 7A-AAA 2006-07 record: 31,1, 14-1 Won the Lanierland, Region 7-AAA and Class AAA State championships Returning starters: C Sada Wheeler (6-3, Sr.) Key losses: SG Kela Coleman; PG Leania Bulloch; SF Lisa Coleman; C Jennifer Harris Key newcomers: SG Hannah Strickland (5-9, Jr.); SG Erin McGonigle (5-8 Jr.); ...
North Hall High's regular season is indicative of all the regular season records the Trojans (10-0) broke on their way to the Region 7-AAA championship. It marks their third region title in the past four years (2004, 2006 and 2007).
The more things change, the more they stay the same. When French novelist Alphonse Karr first used that proverb in the 1800s, he more than likely didn't have the East Hall girls basketball team in mind.
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.
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.
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