OAKWOOD - With all eyes in Region 7-AAA baseball on Buford and North Hall, West Hall is making an attempt to sneak up and steal a playoff spot this season.
OAKWOOD - Gainesville proved to be the Hall County track and field team most capable of finding success in less-than-spectacular weather.
Luke Maddox recorded a hit and a pair of RBIs for Gainesville in an 11-0 win against Salem on Tuesday in Conyers.
North Hall senior Preston Graham is first and foremost a pitcher, a probable ace at that, with a 4-1 record that includes a complete-game win over fellow Region 7-AAA contender Buford on Tuesday.
The Gainesville boys golf team won for the fifth time in five tournaments this season by bringing home victory in the Big Red Shootout on Monday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. This is the first time in the tournament's 11-year history that Gainesville has captured the Red Elephant trophy.
Buford's Elexa Bahr might as well have been born with a soccer ball attached to her foot since the sport was certainly etched into her brain from infancy.
The West Hall and Dawson County boys soccer teams both moved up one spot in the Georgia soccer coaches' poll this week.
Speed, strength and endurance will be tested among all of Hall County's track and field athletes at a single meet this week.
Buford's Chip Ness is already one of the best wrestlers in the state. Now, he wants to be one of the best in the nation.
Kasey Hanley says it was a perfect storm. In his eighth season as wrestling coach at Banks County, Hanley guided the program to the duals state championship and third-place finish at the traditional meet this season. It was not only the school's first wrestling title, but also the school's first in any team sport, Hanley said.
First Team Jack Barber Buford 113, Freshman Notable: 53-6; Area champ, 2nd at sectionals, Class AAA state champ Wes Faulkner Banks County 160, Junior Notable: 45-5; Area champ, sectionals champ; 2nd at Class AAA state Brayden Hartley Buford 126, Junior Notable: 54-10; Area champ; 2nd at sectionals; Class AAA state champ Christopher Harvey Riverside Military 120, Senior Notable: 31-5; 2nd at region; 4th at sectionals, 2nd at Class AA state Greg Hilliard Lumpkin County 113, ...
The Gainesville boys golf team won its second consecutive Georgia-South Carolina Cup on Saturday at Willow Creek Golf Course in Greer, S.C.
Chestatee goalkeeper Andres Olivas made a big save in regulation just to get the game to overtime, another in overtime to get to penalty kicks, and another early in penalty kicks to keep the War Eagles alive.
Lincoln Hewett's grand slam in the fifth inning propelled North Hall past Dawson County 15-0 on Friday in Dawsonville.
Drake Hollander led the Lakeview offense with a double, a single and three runs scored in a 2-for-3 performance in an 11-1 win against Towns County on Thursday in Gainesville.
At first glimpse, a boys state playoff matchup between Class AAAA soccer powers Johnson and Dalton would be expected in the championship game, or at least the semifinals.
Johnson's girls golf team placed sixth and Lumpkin County's girls took 11th at the Class AAAA sectionals on Monday at Applewood Golf Course in Waynesboro.
Chestatee High senior Brandon Thompson finished second in the 100 meter race in the finals of the Georgia Olympics on Saturday in Jefferson.
The Gainesville High boys golf team shot a combined 157 over a rain-shortened nine holes to capture the team title at The Invite on Saturday at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.