BUFORD - The Buford girls' basketball team is back in a familiar place.
CUMMING - Flowery Branch suffered from a variety of self-inflicted wounds against West Forsyth, including a few that provided Chris Cullen and Alec Wilson opportunities to compound the damage.
White County senior Spencer Adams pitched a complete-game shutout with eight strikeouts in a 4-0 win against Hart County on Wednesday in Hartwell. At the plate, the highly-touted MLB draft prospect Adams was 4 for 4 with a single, double and triple. Also for White County (5-0), Will Flowers had a pair of doubles and finished 3 for 4 at the plate.
Bill Hood scored the winning goal in overtime as Gainesville's boys lacrosse program topped Martin Luther King Jr. 5-4 on Tuesday at City Park Stadium.
It took eight minutes for North Hall's boys soccer team to turn a tight game into a comfortable lead.
With every passing game in the Class AAA state basketball playoffs, Buford's Rakim Lubin seems to get a little bit better.
Cameron Johnson hit a two-run home run to lead West Hall to an 8-1 victory over Berkmar on Monday.
MILLEDGEVILLE – Green and gold will be well represented in the Class AAA basketball state championship games this season.
Colton Chester hit a three-run home run as part of a seven-run third inning that powered Dawson County in a 10-2 win against Chestatee on Saturday in Gainesville.
Gainesville's boys soccer team tested McIntosh as well as any squad has since the end of the 2012 season.
Michael Gettys looked like he was in mid-season form on Friday night in the Gainesville baseball team's season opener.
Stephen Murray notched four RBIs in a 2-for-3 performance for North Hall in a 13-3 win against Chestatee on Friday in Gainesville.
BUFORD - The Buford boys' basketball team didn't panic. Instead, the Wolves stayed focused on the game plan and methodically worked their way out of a double-digit deficit and into the state semifinals.
JEFFERSON – Even in the boisterous confines of its own gym, the Jefferson boys' basketball team knew it couldn't let a team like top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian get ahead.
The Gainesville girls snagged three singles tennis wins to overcome North Hall 3-2 on Thursday in Gainesville.
As Buford's Chip Ness went through drills practicing for his final state tournament in February, he broke out into a grin. Wolves coach Rob Carlyle wanted to know what was so funny.
It might be hard for Rob Carlyle to match what he accomplished this season as Buford's wrestling coach, but he's eager to give it a shot. Led by four-time state champion Chip Ness, the Wolves capped off a historic season with Class AAA state titles both in duals and traditionals in 2014.
First-Team All Area
Garrett Bishop drove in three runs to lead East Hall to an 8-2 win over Region 7-AAA foe Dawson County Friday night at East Hall Park in Gainesville.
All of a sudden, Gainesville's rematch with Loganville on Monday became that much more important, after its first meeting Friday resulted in a 4-1 loss for the Red Elephants at Ivey-Watson Field.
OAKWOOD - After earning a lopsided win over Fannin County on Friday night, a few West Hall baseball players stood in the corner of the home dugout holding a rolled up 2003 playoff banner, a symbolic reminder of the Spartans' last trip to the postseason.
Kelsey Dumanowsky notched a pair of goals and an assist to lead Johnson to a 6-0 win against Eastside on Thursday.
Zack Collins hit two home runs and tallied six RBIs to lead West Hall in a 19-2 win against Fannin County on Wednesday in Blue Ridge.
CLEVELAND - Even with the tremendous zip on the fastball for Buford lefty Jake Higginbotham, it was the knee-buckling curveball that got him out of trouble and preserved a 7-0 win against White County on Wednesday in Cleveland.
Evelin Aviata's hat trick fueled the Johnson girls to a 6-0 win against Rabun County on Tuesday in Oakwood.
The Buford boys soccer team's recent turnaround has expanded the Region 7-AAA playoff race from four teams to five.
Jefferson coach Tommy Knight was curious to see how his team would perform in a Region 8-AA contest on the road during spring break.
BUFORD - Stan Luttrell had nothing but great things to say about his time leading the Chestatee football program, but he's also excited about his future as an assistant coach at a perennial state power.