Colton Duttweiler earned the complete-game win with six strikeouts over seven innings and went 2 for 4 with a pair of RBIs for North Hall in a 14-0 win against White County that clinched the Region 7-AAA title on Monday in Cleveland.
After a disappointing offensive performance on Saturday at North Hall, the Buford baseball team had its bats clicking on all cylinders on Monday for a 14-3 victory over West Hall on Monday in Oakwood.
Confidence, calmness and chemistry are key to Johnson forward Chandler Steele's success on the soccer field this season.
Area teams dominate both the latest boys and girls Class AAA state soccer coaches rankings, which were released Monday.
Flowery Branch sophomore wrestler Grant Simonds has been invited to represent Georgia at a first team selection on the West Central Conference wrestling team at the 15th annual Down Under International Games over the summer in Auckland, New Zealand.
White County's Brett Westmoreland knows the onslaught of home runs can't last forever, but he's going to enjoy it while he can.
Garrett Bishop finished with two hits, drove in three RBIs and also scored a run for East Hall in a 14-4 win against West Hall on Saturday in Gainesville. Hunter Buffington had two hits and scored four runs for East Hall.
Trey Rogers' two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth gave Young Harris College a 6-5 Peach Belt Conference baseball victory over Georgia College & State University on Saturday in Young Harris.
With runners on first and second and two outs in the top of the seventh, Buford's Dillon Satterfield stood at the plate representing the game-tying run. Meanwhile, North Hall's senior pitcher Preston Graham did what he did all game long for the Trojans when faced with adversity; he stepped back, made a good pitch to get himself, and ultimately his team, out of a jam.
With a recent rough stretch of play and some injuries to add on top, the Gainesville girls soccer team came into Friday night looking for a spark to turn their play around. But a tough foe in Heritage stood in the way.
Brittany Martin scored a pair of goals for Johnson in a 4-1 win against Stephens County on Friday in Oakwood.
Gainesville girls tennis coach Kellie Smith knew the talent was there this season with just one major contributor from the previous season gone. Her main job was making all the pieces fit with a blend of experienced varsity standouts and promising freshmen.
Merritt Wilburn and Sipho Khoza earned singles wins to lead Riverside Military to the Region 8-AA championship with a 3-0 win against Jefferson on Thursday in Jefferson.
A 3 1/2-mile move between campuses across town has Todd Cottrell back in a familiar role: filling the shoes of a legend.
DAWSONVILLE - The Buford track and field team outpaced the competition and ran to a decisive Region 7-AAA boys championship, defeating second-place finisher North Hall 162-135 on Thursday afternoon at Dawson County High.
Jackson County baseball players Nick Corso, Chase Dunlap, Joel Ellis and Coleman Barbee were named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region first team, announced Wednesday.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park.
Although it was a not-so-perfect ending to an almost perfect season for the Buford Lady Wolves soccer team, coach Crystal Fowler knows that this season is one for the history books for the girls soccer program.
West Hall High named Adam Rich as new softball coach on Tuesday by athletic director Scott Justus, replacing Warren Sellers, who stepped down from the softball program following the 2012 season.
North Hall and Gainesville both have a number of things in common, such as strong pitching, exemplary senior leadership and playoff experience. But while the Red Elephants are appearing in the state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, the Trojans are making their first-ever appearance in the third round.
Nine local tennis players were named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region first team, announced Monday.
Gainesville soccer players Ricardo Gomez and Hartley Carter were named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys and Girls Most Outstanding Players, respectively.
West Hall sprinter Maia Caldwell-Booker recorded a time of 11.95 seconds to finish first in the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the girls state track and field meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The East Hall boys soccer team will make its first appearance in the state semifinals following its 4-1 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Pierce County on Saturday in Blackshear.
Elexa Bahr recorded a hat trick with three consecutive goals for the Buford girls soccer team in a 5-0 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Savannah Arts Academy on Friday in Savannah.
As a freshman, White County's Jenna Gearing has taken the Class AAA long distance events by storm.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky junior safety and White County graid Ashely Lowery has been released from the hospital less than a week after a serious car accident and could be back on campus by June.
The Gainesville baseball team has found success this season by playing a relaxed game, even in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.