When Johnson's Fernando Carrillo was tripped in the box within the first 50 seconds of Tuesday's game against West Hall, junior Fabian Abarca was the first to offer to take the resulting penalty kick.
Taylor Buffington tallied two goals and an assist to push the Chestatee girls to a 4-0 win over White County on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Winter storms and missed school days have forced area baseball coaches to get creative.
Johnson won its first baseball game of the season, thanks to Joel Munoz's walk-off grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the seventh for a 6-3 victory against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Oakwood.
The East Hall High baseball team opened its season with an 8-2 victory against county rival Johnson on Saturday.
COLUMBUS - Two state playoff games games in 24 hours proved a bridge too far for East Hall.
CARROLLTON- Camille Anderson had taken a hard fall and hurt her knee. Yet there she was half a quarter later back at the scorer's table to check in before the second quarter.
The Flowery Branch High baseball team won 9-1 at Central Gwinnett in its season opener Friday.
CALHOUN - The East Hall girls basketball team was almost a two-hour drive from its campus, but the Lady Vikings looked right at home Friday afternoon at Calhoun High.
Jeff Steele could only tip his hat to a performance unlike anything the Johnson boys basketball coach had ever seen - one good enough to end the previously unbeaten Knights' historic season.
The Laney Wildcats were relentless on both ends of the court and East Hall couldn't find an answer.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.
The Johnson boys basketball game against Jonesboro in the Class AAAA state quarterfinal round has been moved up 90 minutes and will begin at 6 p.m tonight.
The North Georgia Christian boys defeated Trinity Christian Academy-Statesboro 73-50 in the GICAA state playoffs on Tuesday in Macon.
BUFORD - Camille Anderson wore a smile from ear to ear after the best game of her career Tuesday night, a battle between two elite high school players.
J.T. Eggert hit two home runs and had four RBIs as Dawson County defeated Banks County 5-2 on Friday night.
A blister on his left hand made pitching less comfortable for Jonathan Gettys, but didn't negatively impact his swing at the plate at all Friday against Winder-Barrow.
Fowler Brooks finished with two hits and two RBIs as North Hall defeated Johnson 7-0 on Wednesday in Oakwood.
East Hall scored four runs in the sixth inning to down Banks County 8-0 on Tuesday in Homer.
After three years of consecutive penalty shootouts, East Hall's Chris Horton said he and Dawson County coach Jed Lacey have joked that it's not even worth his teams playing the decisive region battle.
Derek Eder struck out six batters as the Flowery Branch baseball team defeated Clarke Central 10-0 on Monday.
Soaking wet after a five-inning stint on the mound Monday, Caleb Whitenton did everything possible to ensure Gainesville got back into a first-place tie with Loganville in the Region 8-AAAAA standings.
Leo Toledo scored five goals and added three assists as the fifth-ranked East Hall Vikings defeated the Banks County Leopards 11-1 on Friday in Gainesville.
It isn't a good idea to sleep on Elliott Raiford. Truth be told, it's probably not worth sleeping at all.
Jonathan Hughes struck out 18 batters and allowed just one hit for Flowery Branch in an 8-0 win against Clarke Central on Friday.
Connor Bennett did everything on the mound Friday that would be expected from a pitcher who is signed with a major Division-I program and also on the radar of the pro scouts.
Liz Fischer scored both goals as the Gainesville High girls soccer team won 2-0 at Loganville on Thursday night to secure the Region 8-AAAAA title, its first region championship in three years. Margaret Carpenter and Breana Fair had the assists on Fischer's goals.
The Flowery Branch High fencing team capped off a strong season with a rewarding finish.