The numbers North Hall has put up so far this season are incomparable. The undefeated Trojans (9-0, 4-0 7A-AAA) are averaging 50.6 points per game, 447.1 yards per game and have scored more than 40 points in eight of their nine wins.
There are two certainties going into tonight's matchup between White County and Lumpkin County in Dahlonega. The Indians (5-4, 2-2) are not going to the playoffs and if Lumpkin County gets a win tonight on its home turf, the Warriors (6-3, 3-1) aren't going to the post season either. Lumpkin County fell out of contention for post-season play with its 24-22 loss to Chestatee last Friday ...
GAINESVILLE - Riverside Military coach Chris Lancaster summed it up well after the Eagles locked up home field advantage in the first round of the GISA Class AAA state playoffs with a 49-6 win over George Walton on Thursday night at Maginnis Field. "I couldn't have scripted it any better myself," Lancaster said. The source of Lancaster's joy was three-fold: the Eagles (6-4, 4-1) racked ...
Here are the statistical leaders after Week 10:
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 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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