Members of the Gainesville High Class AAAAA state championship team received their rings during a ceremony at the school on Thursday afternoon.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch boys tennis team demonstrated why a tournament seeding can mean so little in the long run.
Reed Johnson and Tyler Burgess earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 doubles to spur Chestatee to a 3-0 win against Eastside in the Region 8-AAAA tennis tournament on Wednesday at Madison County High in Danielsville, giving the War Eagles just their second state tournament berth in school history.
East Hall girls basketball coach Joey Rider announced his decision to step down from his position on Wednesday.
OAKWOOD - Edwin Mendieta wanted to do something special for his mother on her birthday Tuesday night.
In the region 8-AAAAA tennis tournament in Flowery Branch, Gainesville's boys team earned a pair of wins on Tuesday in Flowery Branch to advance to the championship match.
Zach Bricknell and Trey Rogers combined to drive in five runs as Young Harris College won 6-5 against Southern Wesleyan University on Tuesday in Central, S.C.
Football has taken Biff Parson to different parts of the globe, but he insists he's always been a Banks County Leopard at heart. Now he's the school's new football coach. On Tuesday, Parson, 34, was hired to coach at Banks County, the same school his father Ronnie guided as football coach from 1979-1988.
Buford's Josh Bryan admits to having some weaker games early in the Wolves' season, but recently, Bryan found a groove and has been leading Buford on offense in some key region wins.
Eleven local soccer programs are ranked in the state's top 10 in their classifications in the state poll released Tuesday.
Banks County head wrestling coach Kasey Hanley and Gainesville native Shane Haff will be honored by the Georgia chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame at a banquet at 3 p.m. on May 5 at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast in Norcross.
Gainesville High senior Pep Brown shot his first career hole-in-one on the 177-yard hole No. 3 at a Hurricane Junior Golf Tour event last weekend in Jekyll Island.
Colton Duttweiler and Preston Graham combined on the mound to lead North Hall to an 8-4 victory against West Hall on Monday in Oakwood.
Hunter Anglin is taking every opportunity he can get to be a top contributor for the Gainesville pitching staff once again.
Growing up, Chestatee's Alexis Rebollar was trained as a goalkeeper for her soccer teams. Now, as a senior for the Lady War Eagles, this knowledge of the net gives her an advantage as a striker that makes her an offensive threat against any team Chestatee faces.
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.
North Hall's Gabrielle Hoffman won the Class AAA state title in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet on Thursday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
Chestatee's doubles pair of Blaine Brown and Juan Carrion were named to the Region 8-AAAA All-Region first team, announced last Friday.