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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.
It isn't exactly a revolution, but the style of basketball being played by the boys' high school teams in Northeast Georgia is changing. The number of teams running patient, half-court sets is decreasing. The number of teams running a fast-paced, full-court style is increasing. Whether or not that change is for the better is up to the individual teams, but the coaches, players and fans embracing ...
The Gainesville High girls basketball team opened its season with a 54-44 win over Roswell on Saturday in the South Forsyth Turkey Shootout.
Flowery Branch's class of 2008 started their career with a 2-8 mark and finished four years later having amassed a 32-14 record while making it to the playoffs for three straight years.
The North Hall High football team found itself in an unusual position Friday night at the Brickyard.
The North Hall High football team stands alone in Hall County.
The White County High football team failed to overcome a Carver-Atlanta overtime touchdown, falling to the Panthers (11-0) 20-13 in the opening round of the Class AAA state playoffs Friday night in Atlanta.
Previewing tonight's Bowdon/Jefferson playoff game:
Previewing tonight's Washington-Wilkes/Buford playoff game:
Gainesville's second-round playoff series, beginning with a doubleheader against the winner of the Creekview/Lakeside-Dekalb series has been moved to Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Ivey-Watson field in Gainesville.
At first glimpse, a boys state playoff matchup between Class AAAA soccer powers Johnson and Dalton would be expected in the championship game, or at least the semifinals.
Johnson's girls golf team placed sixth and Lumpkin County's girls took 11th at the Class AAAA sectionals on Monday at Applewood Golf Course in Waynesboro.