MOUNT AIRY - Playoff games are won and lost by gutsy play calls. For Habersham Central High, a gutsy play call is the reason the Raiders are now headed to the Elite Eight for the second consecutive year.
WARRENTON - The Warren County Screaming Devils came into this season with very high hopes, aspiring to reach the Class A state championship with a team laden with seniors and heavy with talent.
BUFORD -- The Buford coaches, aside from winning, had one request for Friday night.
The Falcons breezed past St. Francis with an 85-53 win on Wednesday in the Papa Jack's Thanksgiving Hoop Fest in Flowery Branch.
North Hall High senior Bobby Epps doesn't let his role as a football player define who he is, even though it is a major part of his life.
Sandy Creek at North Hall
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - A Hollywood writer could not have scripted a better ending - a standout senior linebacker posts a school-record 20 tackles, helping his team to an upset of a top-20 program in his final game in a collegiate uniform. As make-believe as all this might seem to be, it was all that and more for Patrick O'Neal. The Lula native and East Hall ...
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From staff reports The top-ranked East Hall girls basketball squeezed past Centennial with a 45-40 win Tuesday night in the annual Pope High School Thanksgiving Tournament. University of South Carolina signee Sada Wheeler led the Lady Vikings in their second game of the season with 27 points, nine rebounds and five blocks. East Hall plays Pope in the tournament finals Saturday. <font ...
MOUNT AIRY - Habersham Central senior wide receiver Tavarres King is aware of his statistics, but they are the least of his concerns at this point in the season."I really don't focus on that too much," he said. "My mom does all that stuff."
FLOWERY BRANCH - With one game under its belt, Flowery Branch High basketball coach Angela Middleton realizes that her team has a long way to go before it's ready to compete with the elite of Region 7-AAA.
JEFFERSON - In a game that saw 61 fouls committed, it was only fitting that the outcome was decided at the free throw line.
North Hall's football program is in pretty good company these days. With a win on Friday at The Brickyard, the third-ranked Trojans (11-0) would be playing in the state quarterfinals for the third time in the past four seasons.
The Times previews all of the area's boys basketball teams.
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.
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