DALLAS – Flowery Branch suffered a breakdown in defensive communication when it could least afford one Thursday against North Paulding.
BUFORD - With an opportunity for some good, old-fashioned payback right at his fingertips, Jake Higginbotham delivered his best.
There was no dispute as to which one of Brandon Sewell's home runs had a bigger impact Wednesday in Gainesville's two-game sweep of Sequoyah during the second-round playoff series at Ivey-Watson Field.
ROSWELL – North Hall's Andrew Smith felt a hint of déjà vu following the Trojans' split with Blessed Trinity on Wednesday in their Class AAA second-round baseball state playoff series.
Flowery Branch opened the second round of the Class AAAAA state baseball playoffs with a 6-3 win against North Paulding and lost 7-5 in Game 2 during Wednesday's doubleheader in the best-of-three series in Dallas.
Buford's girls soccer team knew heading into the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs that Blessed Trinity would be one of the biggest challenges standing in the way, but that didn't deter the team from peppering the net with shots and leaving everything on the field.
COLLEGE PARK - With overtime appearing more likely by the minute, West Hall's boys soccer team broke through in a big way against top-ranked Woodward Academy.
Gainesville's boys soccer team advanced to the Class AAAA quarterfinals with a 4-0 win against Lithia Springs on Tuesday in Lithia Springs.
Bryant Anaya didn't falter when placed in an unfamiliar situation Tuesday.
West Hall High principal Scott Justus and athletic director Ethan Banks named Kasey Knight the new softball coach for the Lady Spartans on Tuesday.
Scott Myers believes the Flowery Branch baseball team is playing with a renewed sense of confidence following a stretch of recent victories.
RINGGOLD- West Hall coach Dustin Rennspies threw about everything he had at Ringgold on Saturday, including five pitchers.
The Gainesville boys golf team won it's 10th tournament title of the season at The Invite on Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
White County's Jenna Gearing earned two state titles, while North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman and Harper Seymour, and West Hall's Maia Booker also garnered state titles at the girls state track and field championships this weekend at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
A sophomore on a squad loaded with seniors, Fabian Abarca knows what a state title would mean to his elder teammates on their way out of the Johnson soccer program.
BUFORD - Tony Wolfe does his best to avoid dwelling on the streak.
John McCrary compiled a 236-94-6 record during his 20-year career as head coach of the Lumpkin County High wrestling program from 1986-2006. His wrestlers won seven individual state titles during that time, including a pair of two-time state champions, and he led the team to a state-runner up finish in 2001.
The East Hall community might be the most unique in Hall County.