Three local players earned first-team All-Region softball honors for Region 8-AAAAA.
Norris Rettiger and Justin Law combined for 30 points, and the North Georgia Christian boys basketball team defeated Maranatha Christian Academy 57-37 Monday in Oakwood.
After two seasons at the helm of the Raiders, Habersham Central head coach Michael Pollock has resigned, the school announced Thursday.
North Georgia Christian's boys basketball team defeated Barnes Academy 81-41 in the season opener on Tuesday.
It was a trailblazing season for the Hall County-Prima Tappa High School Mountain Bike Team in numerous ways.
CARROLLTON - The tension was palpable as the Flowery Branch High boys cross country team awaited word on whether it had won a second consecutive state championship Saturday at Carrollton High.
The work has been put in. Now it's time to run.
CONYERS - The Flowery Branch High cross country teams scored decisive team titles in the Region 8-AAAAA championships at Georgia International Horse Park on Saturday.
MARIETTA - The future of Buford volleyball is brighter than ever, head coach Hadli Daniels said minutes after the Lady Wolves emerged from their locker room as Class AAAA state runners-up.
Lakeview Academy's Lewis Brooks finished fourth overall in the Region 8-A cross country meet and will run in the state meet in Carrollton.
HELEN - Quintin Miles didn't have to look far for motivation at the Region 8-AAAA cross country championship.
TYRONE - Tatum Shipes danced all through the pregame, hollered during the warmups and high-fived her teammates after just about every point of Wednesday's volleyball state semifinal win 25-20, 30-28, 23-25, 25-20 over Sandy Creek.
The Riverside Military Academy cross country team qualified for the state championship meet with a third-place finish in the Region 8-AA meet it hosted Wednesday in Gainesville.
Building championship cross country teams is all about peaking at the end of the season, according to Flowery Branch coach Jimmy Sorrells.
Banks County's individual runners dominated the Region 7-AAA cross country championships on Tuesday in Homer.
Ten of Commerce's wrestlers went undefeated throughout the Tigers' romp to a second straight state team duals title in Class A this weekend at the Macon Centreplex.
Ty Cockfield scored 46 points, including 26 in the fourth quarter, to lead Johnson to a comeback 82-76 win over Apalachee that keeps the Knights undefeated.
Jake Shewbert completed quite a change of fortunes individually at the state cross country meet on Nov. 8.
Jenna Gearing knew nothing would come easy in 2014.
The Flowery Branch girls swimming team closed out its seventh straight Hall County championship in style Friday, sweeping the top two spots in the meet-capping 400-yard freestyle relay at Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center.
Banks County's Austin Venable scored his 1,000th career point as the Leopards defeated West Hall 76-48 on Friday in Homer.
When Buford's girls need a shot of energy into the offense, the ball automatically goes into the able hands of senior guard Camille Anderson. Although she's a versatile weapon, scoring is where her skills were most apparent against North Hall on Friday.
Flowery Branch's swimmers haven't grown complacent during their ongoing run of success at the Hall County championships.
Gainesville is approaching its trip to the 16-team wrestling state duals this weekend as a building block for what coach Nick Niesielowski hopes is a bright future for the program.
On a night where Johnson needed a strong offensive showing to secure a victory, Ty Cockfield answered the call.
Jordan Pulliam's 20 points powered Chestatee to a 54-45 win against Monroe Area on Tuesday.
Winning 20 straight games to open the season is quite the accomplishment for Dawson County's girls. On Tuesday, it was 20 straight points the Lady Tigers scored to open the game and assure a victory, 73-47, against West Hall in Oakwood.