Tyler Sanders feels like he's taking the torch from his big brother. On Friday, the 27-year-old Sanders, a five-year assistant coach for the North Hall boys basketball program, was promoted to the head coaching job by principal Joe Gheesling. He takes over for now-former Trojans coach Benjie Wood, who on March 21 took the boys basketball coaching position at Flowery Branch. Sanders spent his first five years coaching at the school under Wood's guidance. The ...
One thing is becoming certain about boys soccer in Region 7-AAA this year: A team deserving of a playoff spot is probably going to be left out.
Dylan Gibeau hit a pair of home runs with six RBIs on three hits for Flowery Branch in a 15-3 win against Salem on Friday in Conyers.
Junior Avalos led North Hall with a pair of goals in a 3-2 win against East Hall on Thursday in Gainesville.
FLOWERY BRANCH - It took less than two minutes for the Flowery Branch girls soccer team to fall behind.
The celebration by the Gainesville High girls lacrosse program after a 14-11 win March 22 against Southwest DeKalb at City Park Stadium was well deserved. The Lady Red Elephants managed to break through with their first victory in the nine-year history of the program.
Michael Gettys started the game with a lead-off home run to power the Red Elephants in a 10-0 win against Salem on Wednesday in Gainesville.
BUFORD - Consecutive games in back-to-back days between North Hall and Buford did little to distinguish the frontrunner for the remainder of the regular season.
OAKWOOD - With all eyes in Region 7-AAA baseball on Buford and North Hall, West Hall is making an attempt to sneak up and steal a playoff spot this season.
OAKWOOD - Gainesville proved to be the Hall County track and field team most capable of finding success in less-than-spectacular weather.
Luke Maddox recorded a hit and a pair of RBIs for Gainesville in an 11-0 win against Salem on Tuesday in Conyers.
North Hall senior Preston Graham is first and foremost a pitcher, a probable ace at that, with a 4-1 record that includes a complete-game win over fellow Region 7-AAA contender Buford on Tuesday.
The Gainesville boys golf team won for the fifth time in five tournaments this season by bringing home victory in the Big Red Shootout on Monday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. This is the first time in the tournament's 11-year history that Gainesville has captured the Red Elephant trophy.
Buford's Elexa Bahr might as well have been born with a soccer ball attached to her foot since the sport was certainly etched into her brain from infancy.
The West Hall and Dawson County boys soccer teams both moved up one spot in the Georgia soccer coaches' poll this week.
The second-round Class AAAAA baseball doubleheader between Gainesville and Creekview has been moved to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Ivey-Watson Field in Gainesville. The time was changed from the original start time of 4 p.m.
The Jefferson baseball team split a doubleheader with Wesleyan in the second round of the Class AA state tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.
Not even the scouting report could accurately demonstrate how fast a team the Chestatee boys soccer team would encounter in Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday at War Eagle Stadium.
It was a defensive battle, and although West Hall's boys soccer team had a number of chances to score, the Spartans couldn't capitalize in a 2-0 loss to Oconee County in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament on Wednesday in Oakwood.