Paul Powers has the swimming world at his fingertips after years of dedication in the pool. This month has produced the biggest milestone in the career of Powers, a North Hall High senior. After posting the second-best time in a pair of events at the Speedo Junior Nationals recently in Irvine, Calif., he'll travel to the Persian Gulf region for the FINA Junior World Championships for a five-day competition starting Aug. 26 in Dubai, United ...
SNELLVILLE - Flowery Branch head coach Chris Griffin took a lot of good things away from Wednesday night's scrimmage against the Brookwood Broncos. He also took away some things the Falcons need to work on before their Aug. 30 season opener at Northside-Warner Robins.
The North Hall volleyball opened the 2013 season with a 25-13, 25-9 win over Lumpkin County and a 25-19, 25-21 win over Lakeview Academy on Tuesday in Gainesville.
High school football makes its unofficial return tonight.
All-Area Boys Track & Field Team Mason Hamrick, Jefferson: Class AA pole vault state champion, 15 feet Micah Eason, Commerce: Class A public shot put state champion, 48 feet, 2.5 inches Dekerrio Ramsey, Commerce: Class A public triple jump state champion, 44 feet, 2 inches; 400 meter dash state runner-up, 50.75 seconds; 4x100 meter relay state runner-up, 43.61 seconds; long jump state runner-up, 21 feet, 1 inch Witt Nix, North Hall: Class AAA 3200 meter state ...
Maia Caldwell-Booker nearly quit running track in the middle of her junior season.
Mason Hamrick is the latest installment of a historically successful pole vault program at Jefferson High.
Drew Rogers says that it was a total team effort. From the athletes to the group of four coaches, the success of North Hall's girls' track and field team was a collaborative effort in which many people are deserving of recognition.
The East Hall High volleyball program won all five matches in straight sets in the Eastside Eagle Playdate on Saturday in Covington.
The Lanier Point Invitational was a bit abbreviated for the 21 teams that attended the season-opening softball tournament at the Lanier Point Softball Complex, but it gave a good indication of what's to come for many area programs that attended the two-day event, which was cut short abruptly by a series of lightning strikes and heavy rain Saturday in Gainesville.
North Hall wasn't the only Hall County softball team that was fortunate enough to enjoy a victory in its first game of the 2013 season.
Olivia Przybysz set a Jefferson school record with 18 digs for the Lady Dragons volleyball team in a 3-0 win against Gainesville on Thursday in Jefferson
BUFORD - At Buford, winning state championships has become as much of a normal routine as going to class for its student-athletes. For members of the Lady Wolves' softball team, winning state championships has almost become a way of life.
West Hall softball coach Adam Rich has a perfect opportunity to get a feel for his new environment by having the Lady Spartans compete this weekend in the 12th annual Lanier Point Invitational.
Cassida Shockley had 11 points on serve and 30 combined assists for East Hall in a 27-25, 25-16 win against Flowery Branch and 25-14, 25-16 against Lumpkin County to open the season on Tuesday in Dahlonega.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Kayla Watson notched 18 points to lead Chestatee to a 53-39 win against Jefferson in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament on Tuesday in Jefferson.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
Chestatee's girls basketball team earned a 44-42 win over Class AAAAAA power Collins Hill on Saturday. The Lady War Eagles built a 14-9 lead after the first quarter before holding a narrow two-point lead, 21-19, at halftime.
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