With a steady rain falling, tough field conditions and cool temperatures, Friday night's first-round playoff game between the Gainesville Red Elephants and the Hiram Hornets was summed up by Gainesville Coach Jeremy Kemp as, "not fun baseball".
North Hall distance runner Witt Nix finished second in the boys 3200-meter finals with a time of 9 minutes. 30.34 seconds on the second day of the Georgia Olympics on Friday at Jefferson Memorial Stadium.
Great pitching by North Hall made for an impressive doubleheader sweep of Decatur to open the Class AAA state playoffs on Friday at Jody Davis Field.
Despite a slick field, gusts of wind and the cold, the West Hall boys soccer team was able to create chances that led to a 4-0 win against Decatur in the first round of the Class AAA state tournament on Friday in Oakwood.
JEFFERSON – Mason Hamrick knew what kind of battle he was about to endure when the Class AA state pole vault final came down him and Riverside Military's Skyler Toney.
Chestatee's Cristian Felix has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/TopDrawerSoccer.com High School Player of the Week, announced Monday. Felix led the War Eagles to their first region championship in school history.
After escaping Decatur earlier this season with a slim victory in overtime, the Buford Lady Wolves, the No. 1 seed from Region 7-AAA, wanted to do two things in the rematch: Score fast and play a mistake-free game.
The sights have never been set higher for the Chestatee boys soccer team, and coach Mike Herrin is well aware of his team's potential.
The Johnson boys soccer team took a lead into halftime and held on to win 2-1 against Columbus in the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament on Wednesday in Oakwood.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls soccer players still had their last game as a No. 1 seed in the state playoffs etched in their minds.
The Johnson High girls soccer team lost 1-0 to Alexander in the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament on Tuesday in Douglasville.
In a season where the expectations may have not been high, the Chestatee girls shocked teams throughout the regular season as they made their way to the No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAA for the state playoffs.
Over the years, Gainesville's Pep Brown has learned that with golf, it's best to take a match one hole at a time and worry less about the big picture.
Benjie Wood says the last few days have been nothing short of gut wrenching. He knew making his second coaching change since the 2013 season ended with North Hall's trip to the semifinals would be frowned upon by some.
According to head coach Adam Johnson, West Hall's Gabrielle Ligas always does one of two things on the soccer field. Either she shines on her own, taking opportunities to score whenever the defense is looking away from her, or she takes a chance to make a play so that someone else can shine.
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.
Chestatee High senior Brandon Thompson finished second in the 100 meter race in the finals of the Georgia Olympics on Saturday in Jefferson.
The Gainesville High boys golf team shot a combined 157 over a rain-shortened nine holes to capture the team title at The Invite on Saturday at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.