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Qualls calls it a day

"Don't be content with being average. Average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top."

November 10, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep football: AAA's top teams hold their ground

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.

November 10, 2007 | From staff, wire reports | High schools


Standard for playoff qualifying would help

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.

November 09, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


My brother, my keeper

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.

November 08, 2007 | By Jeff Cochran The Times | High schools


Prep notebook: A spot in the playoffs goes to?

The playoff picture in Region 7-AAA is starting to take shape after last Friday night's action.

November 08, 2007 | By Bill Murphy The Times | High schools


Prep football: Banks County 28, Dawson County 21

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.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: Chestatee 24, Lumpkin 22

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.

November 07, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


Prep football: Habersham Central 41, Jackson County 10

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 four minutes into the game.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: Flowery Branch 43, Johnson 14

FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch's season is going just as the Falcons had hoped.

November 07, 2007 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Prep football: Jefferson 42, Commerce 7

The Jefferson High football team ended a 12-game losing skid to arch rival Commerce with a 42-7 win Friday night at Jefferson Memorial Stadium.

With the win, the Dragons (7-2, 3-0 Region 8-A) will visit Athens Academy at 7:30 p.m. Friday to decide the Region 8-A championship.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: Gainesville 40, West Hall 14

Gainesville ended its regular season the same way it started it, with a blowout win.

By beating West Hall on Friday night 40-14 in Oakwood, the Red Elephants also ended their 2007 regular season the same way they have in the past seven regular seasons, with a playoff game on the schedule.

November 07, 2007 | Jeff Cochran | High schools


Prep football: White County 23, Gilmer 20

White County's playoff hopes remain alive after a 23-20 victory against Gilmer on Friday night in Cleveland.

If the Warriors (6-3, 3-1 Region 7A-AAA) defeat Lumpkin County on Friday, White County will advance to the Class AAA playoffs for the first time in school history.

November 07, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Prep football: North Hall 73, East Hall 20

There's no such thing as an off night for the North Hall High football team.

November 07, 2007 | By Blake Trent For The Times | High schools


Football: Week 10 Previews

Here are previews for all of tonight's area games.

November 06, 2007 | From staff reports | High schools


Football: Indians, War Eagles make playoff push

Going into Week 9 of the 2006 season, Lumpkin County had just suffered its worse loss of the season, a 53-0 rout by North Hall, and was hoping for a painless end to what would end up being a winless season.

Chesatee, the Indians opponent that week was, on the other hand, riding a three-game winning streak and ready for a run in the Class AAA state playoffs.

November 06, 2007 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


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Healthy, confident Cleveland leading North Hall girls

North Hall's Sydney Cleveland isn't about to allow a past injury to interfere with enjoying her senior year on the basketball court.

December 01, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Dec. 1

The North Georgia Christian varsity boys basketball team defeated Mountain Area Christian Academy 49-45 on Monday night in Flowery Branch.

December 01, 2014 | | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Nov. 29

COMMERCE GIRLS 66, EAST JACKSON 52: Point guard Mya Jones led the Lady Tigers with 27 points, and her twin sister Asia Jones added 24 points for Commerce.

November 29, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 28

The East Hall Lady Vikings defeated Northside Christian Academy 58-51 in the Charlotte Hoops Classic on Friday in North Carolina.

November 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


Gainesville's Sosebee a rock-solid performer at linebacker

Bruce Miller knows exactly what it takes to get a reaction out of prized linebacker J.D. Sosebee.

November 27, 2014 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Realignment adds intrigue for area basketball teams

Realignment has made for some intriguing region title races for the 2014-15 basketball season.
In Region 8-AAAA especially, the competition should be fierce. The Johnson boys and Chestatee girls are the defending region champions, but both face an infusion of top-level contenders.
The Buford boys were 7-AAA champs last season, and the Buford and North Hall girls were the top two 7-AAA teams in the 2013-14 regular season. All three of those programs are now a part of Region 8-AAAA.
Johnson boys coach Jeff Steele, in his 17th season, knows it won't be an easy road as the Knights ...

November 27, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 26

D'Marcus Simonds scores 32 points for Gainesville in a 74-71 win against St. Martin (Miss.) on Wednesday in Foley, Ala.

November 26, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 25

Sadie Cleveland scored 20 points to lead North Hall's girls basketball team to a 61-56 win over Lakeview Academy in the Piedmont College Tournament final on Tuesday in Demorest.

November 25, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Nov. 24

Three Red Elephants scored in double figures Monday night in a 76-52 Gainesville win over Daphne High School in Alabama.

November 25, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


Johnson grinds out victory over King's Ridge Christian, 77-70

Just when it seemed like the Johnson boys basketball team finally had some breathing room, King's Ridge Christian wouldn't go away.

November 24, 2014 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Bourdage, Flowery Branch defeat North Forsyth

COAL MOUNTAIN - North Forsyth head coach Brian Moon leaned forward in his chair after the first quarter and asked Flowery Branch coach David Sokol if the Falcons were ever going to miss a shot.

November 24, 2014 | By Foster Lander Times regional staff | High schools


High School Scoreboard: Nov. 22

The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team defeated host Chattanooga Christian 66-40 in a Saturday game in Tennessee.

November 22, 2014 | Times sports reports | High schools


High school scoreboard: Nov. 21

Sydney Cleveland posted a double-double with 27 points and 10 rebounds for the Lady Trojans as North Hall defeated Clarke Central 70-68 on Friday in Athens.

November 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | High schools


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