GAINESVILLE - An hour before practice Thursday, the Lakeview Academy boys sat together in silence watching a video about former Green Bay Packers' coach Vince Lombardi entitled, "What It Takes To Be No. 1."
For the first time this season, Class AAA's West Hall boys basketball are not ranked in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association state basketball poll. The Spartans received votes, as did Class AAA's Creekview and Class AA's Jefferson, but not enough to stay in the top 10.
January 26, 2009|
From staff reports
In just six days, the NFL season will conclude with the biggest game of the year and the crowning of a new champion in Super Bowl XLIII. But Sunday's title tilt between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers is not the only critical game that will be played this week, especially locally.
As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.
Gainesville High senior Spencer Ralston earned second place, behind a strong third-round 67, at the Georgia Junior Championship on Wednesday in Augusta. Ralston, the Class AAAAA Golfer of the Year, finished the 54-hole, three-day outing with a total score of 8-under (208).