Tersoo Uhaa and Bill Dearybury don't have enough hours in the day to do everything that needs to be done. This pair of high school seniors have ambitious, yet grueling schedules from dawn to dusk. Uhaa and Dearybury, cadets at Riverside Military Academy, have earned the highest respect of the administration through a résumé of exemplary personal conduct and achievements each has assembled since entering as seventh graders ...
At the end of Week 10 the Hall County football players have created the following power ratings. As the season goes on I take into consideration the following criteria: 1) Head-to-head competitions, 2) win/loss record, 3) ratio of points scored vs. points allowed and 4) opponents win/loss percentage.
JEFFERSON - Jefferson High quarterback Josh Bohanan grew up dreaming about playing in the annual Jefferson-Commerce rivalry. He just never imagined that he'd play such a historic role in the Region 8-A conflict.
Here are the football players that stood out in Week 10:
At the Atlanta Falcons complex in Flowery Branch, the practice fields are as lush and green as ever, showing few signs of the drought that is ravaging lawns across Northeast Georgia. Just across the street, a distance of just a few football fields away, Flowery Branch High's Falcon Field tells a different story. The grass there is withering, brown and dying - if not already dead. <font ...
The Associated Press Georgia high school football poll after the tenth week of the schedule, with first-place votes in parentheses, total points, and record.
"Don't be content with being average. Average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top."
ATLANTA - Heading into the final week of the regular season the Class AAA's top four teams remain in place in the Associated Press high school football poll.
This time of the season all the talk is about the playoffs. Who's in, and who's out? In Region 7-AAA, we're pretty close to knowing who is going to the playoffs. North Hall (9-0), Flowery Branch (8-1) and Gainesville (7-3) are all in. White County and Chestatee are battling for the last spot. Most people can agree that it's tough to earn a playoff spot in our region here at home.
After a rain-soaked practice last week, Gainesville High senior wide receiver Gerald Ford, who in this season has amassed 1,213 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns, made his way to his locker in the football fieldhouse, his cleats tracking mud on the linoleum floor.
The playoff picture in Region 7-AAA is starting to take shape after last Friday night's action.
The Banks County High football team is one win away from its first state playoff appearance since 1997 after a 28-21 win against Dawson County on Friday night in Dawsonville. The Leopards (4-5, 3-1 Region 8B-AA) next face Washington-Wilkes at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a region play-in game.
DAHLONEGA - Chestatee defensive back Cam Phillips stuck his arm right where it belonged Friday night. The sophomore deflected a pass intended for Lumpkin County (5-4, 2-2 Region 7A-AAA) senior Ken Jackson in the end zone in the waning minutes of Chestatee's 24-22 win over the Indians on Friday night in Dahlonega. Phillips' deflection wasn't the only time during the game that the War Eagles' defense ...
Habersham Central remained undefeated in subregion play with a 41-10 rout of Jackson County on Friday night in Jefferson. The Raiders (8-1, 6-0 Region 8A-AAAA) next play either Rockdale County or Heritage for a playoff spot at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Larry Black Memorial in Mount Airy. The Raiders struck quickly Friday as Josh Anderson hauled in a 36-yard touchdown pass from Habersham Central quarterback Bo Hatchett just ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch's season is going just as the Falcons had hoped.
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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