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West Hall boys stay at No. 6 in polls

The West Hall boys basketball team remained at No. 6 this week in the Georgia Sportswriters Association Poll which was released on Monday. Buford's girls moved up to No. 1 in Class AA. The Gainesville girls dropped to No. 9 in AAA.

January 13, 2009 | From staff reports | High schools


Flowery Branch takes up fencing

FLOWERY BRANCH - When Jordan Frost walks into the Flowery Branch High cafeteria each Monday afternoon, she goes through a meticulous process. This Flowery Branch High fencing club member puts on protection for her chest and shoulders, a jacket, face mask, pants and a glove.

Then the only female member of the first-year fencing club at the school is joined by 11 males athletes on the team as they proceed to fold up and slide away lunch room tables to make room for practice with Hall County's only fencing program at the high school level.

January 13, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Lumpkin County wrestling team disqualifed from state duals

The Lumpkin County High wrestling team has been disqualified from the Class AAA State Team Duals this Friday and Saturday for using an ineligible wrestler.

January 13, 2009 | From staff reports | High schools


The week ahead: Hot teams to be tested, old coach returns

The Chestatee girls basketball team, winners of five consecutive games and seven of its last eight, is about to embark one of its toughest weeks of the season.

January 12, 2009 | Brent Holloway | High schools


Davis: Beastly ballers make big impression

A beast, in sports lingo, is a no holds barred type of player.

January 12, 2009 | Katie B. Davis | High schools


High school scoreboard: West Hall boys top Habersham Central

Fresh off a 28-point performance on Friday night, West Hall senior Kavon Williams scored 19 points in a 58-50 win against Habersham Central on Saturday night in Mount Airy.

January 10, 2009 | From staff reports | High schools


West Forsyth wins Area 7-AAA Duals

CUMMING - It's nothing new to Dennis Stromie to coach a top-notch wrestling program. During his 22-year career at Parkview, he coached the Panthers to 12 area titles.

January 10, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


DuBose down but not out

JEFFERSON - She's been on the bench for each of the Lady Dragons basketball games and is arguably the best player on the team despite not playing a single minute this season.

January 10, 2009 | By RENALDO STOVER Times regional staff | High schools


Jackson County advances to state duals

WATKINSVILLE - Coach Jason Powers and the Jackson County wrestling team wrapped up a solid weekend Saturday at the Region 8-AAA Area Duals with a second-place finish at Oconee High School.

January 10, 2009 | BY RENALDO STOVER Times Regional Staff | High schools


High school scoreboard: Chestatee holds off late Pickens rally

The Chestatee boys basketball team held off a late rally to defeat Pickens 51-50 and earn its first subregion win of the season on Friday in Jasper.

January 09, 2009 | From staff reports | High schools


High school basketball: Jefferson speeds past Riverside

With their tallest player listed at 6-foot-3, the Jefferson Dragons knew they would have to find a way to combat the pair of 6-6 post players from Riverside Military Academy. The answer? Speed and intense pressure on the ball handlers.

January 09, 2009 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


Leaders emerge at Area 7-AAA Duals

CUMMING-The storyline has been a pretty consistent one at the Area 7-AAA Duals since Gilmer joined the mix in 2005.

January 09, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Wrestlers hit the mat for area meets

The difference between county wrestling meets and area ones are like night and day.

January 09, 2009 | Jonathan Zopf | High schools


High school scoreboard: Riverside wins in double overtime thriller

The Riverside Military Academy basketball team returned from its holiday furlough with a 87-85 double overtime win against Banks County on Wednesday in Homer.

January 07, 2009 | From staff reports | High schools


Basketball players make transition from gridiron to hard court

A 2-3 start to the basketball season didn't give Gainesville boys coach Todd Cottrell any reason to panic. Any questioning the Red Elephants level of talent after losing in the first round of the Lanierland tournament and then losing 2-of-3 games in the Wolverine Christmas Invitational, would have to be left to the spectators.

January 07, 2009 | Bill Murphy | High schools


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North Hall swept in quarterfinals by Whitewater

FAYETTEVILLE - The second-longest playoff run in North Hall baseball history came to an end at the hands of a team steeped in recent postseason success.

May 13, 2015 | Clark Leonard | High schools


Blessed Trinity ends Lumpkin County's undefeated season with 4-0 Class AAA semifinal win

DAHLONEGA - Blessed Trinity proved to be a little too much for a young Lumpkin County team to handle Tuesday night at the Burial Grounds. The previously unbeaten Lady Indians fell 4-0 to the Lady Titans in the GHSA Class AAA girls soccer semifinals.

May 12, 2015 | By Colin Ochs sports@gainesvilletimes.com | High schools


West Hall boys soccer team defeats Oconee County 2-0, advances to Saturday's AAA state title game

The feeling still didn't sink in for Bradley Hodgson, as he jogged off the pitch at Spartan Field to greet his jubilant family Tuesday night in Oakwood.

May 12, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Gainesville splits quarterfinal doubleheader, forces Game 3 against South Effingham

Gainesville senior Mikey Gonzalez was cool and calm about the reality that his team's season rests on today's Game 3 in a quarterfinal series against South Effingham at Ivey-Watson.

May 12, 2015 | Bill Murphy | High schools


Injuries a concern for West Hall boys heading into semifinal soccer match

Entering the biggest match of West Hall's season, the Spartans are closely monitoring the health of three key starters.

May 11, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Gainesville High's Spencer Ralston finishes first at US Open local qualifier

Gainesville High junior Spencer Ralston carded a 5-under 67 to win the US Open local qualifier Monday at Chateau Elan in Braselton.

May 11, 2015 | Times sports reports | High schools


Castruita's hat trick leads West Hall boys soccer team to 2nd straight semifinals appearance

Patience isn't one of Richie Castruita's strong suits. Luckily for West Hall, the junior timed his goal-scoring runs to perfection on two separate occasions to help lead the Spartans (11-1-2) to their second straight appearance in the state semifinals.

May 09, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Johnson boys soccer team falls to Cross Keys, 3-2, after having late goal waved off

Fabian Abarca gave the home crowd at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium a moment of jubilation when he put the ball in the back of the net with less than two minutes remaining.

May 09, 2015 | Jared Putnam | High schools


Riverside Military shut out in quarterfinal soccer loss to Pace Academy

Diego Vacca has seen the top of the mountain - and he'll hope to use this year's strong playoff run to fuel his Riverside boys soccer team for its new crop of players.

May 09, 2015 | David Thackham | High schools


Buford girls come up short against Woodward in state championship tennis match

JONESBORO - The Buford girls tennis team was unable to cap off their historic season with a championship. The Lady Wolves ended up losing out to Woodward Academy 3-0 on a hot Saturday afternoon in the GHSA class AAAA state championship at the Clayton International Park Tennis Center.

May 09, 2015 | By Colin Ochs For The Times | High schools


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