Lane Miller was failing five of his seven classes this year.
A bad case of strep throat left Michael Gettys less than 100 percent for Gainesville's first round playoff series.
Fourth-seeded Flowery Branch upset top-seeded Dunwoody with a first-round sweep in the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Friday in Dunwoody.
Dominant pitching from North Hall's starters Corbin Lewallen in the opener and by Brandon Delong in the second game was more than enough to provide for two painless 8-1 and 11-0 wins against Sonoraville to open the Class AAA state tournament Friday in the best-of-three series at Jody Davis Field.
Samuel Coto's second-effort shot wiped away 40 minutes of frustration for West Hall's boys.
CHATSWORTH - Through 80 minutes, neither North Hall nor North Murray could generate much in the way of offense. By the time the extra 10 minutes of overtime were done, North Hall had done just enough.
Chestatee High principal Suzanne Jarrard and athletic director Ben Corley announced Thursday the hire of three new coaches for the 2014-2015 season.
After beginning the 2014 season 0-5-1, the Johnson girls soccer team wasn't sure it could even make the Class AAAA state tournament. A midseason turnaround led to a 10-game winning streak and a matchup against Chamblee in the first round of the state playoffs on Wednesday, but the Lady Knights couldn't continue their winning ways, falling 4-1 in Oakwood.
For 60 minutes, a young Gainesville girls soccer team opened the postseason with poise.
North Hall is celebrating the 13-year career of coach Bob Christmas with a final tailgate celebration at 6 p.m. on May 9 at the Brickyard.
Even without its head coach, the Gainesville boys soccer team produced enough scoring chances to win its postseason opener by a wider margin.
Katherine Wright found herself in a familiar situation Monday.
Riverside Military saw its perfect season hit a roadblock last year in the second round of the state tennis playoffs.
Bill Forman believes there's more than one right way and more than one wrong way to do everything.
Gainesville High's Spencer Ralston fired a 4-under par 68 Saturday and is tied for second place, one shot behind leader John Augenstein of Owensboro,Ky, after the first round of the American Junior Golf Association Wells Fargo Junior Classic being held at The Country Club of the South in Johns Creek.
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.