Flowery Branch football coach Chris Griffin had to debate what was best for his program when it came to conducting spring drills this month, which is an opportunity for every school to hit the gridiron for a couple weeks to do some early evaluating of talent.
BUFORD - Buford made one critical error early in the deciding third game of its state semifinal series against Cartersville, and it proved too much to overcome.
Going into Game 3 of the state semifinals, Houston County's prolific offense had not scored less than four runs in any of its 32 games this season.
Dawson County's Madison Caldwell carded a 76 for second place in the Class AAA girls state tournament on Monday at Waynesboro Country Club in Waynesboro.
A video camera in the dugout will cost defending champion Cartersville its head coach for today's decisive Game 3 of a Class AAA state semifinal at Buford.
EVANS – Gainesville's bid for a third straight state boys golf title became a battle of winning tradition versus home course advantage.
Sims Griffith wasn't afraid to take one for the team any way he needed to, even if it was a curveball to the top of his batting helmet.
KENNESAW - Johnson had quality moments against top-ranked Dalton in an attempt to dethrone Class AAAA's kings of soccer.
The Johnson boys soccer team's road to the Class AAAA state finals didn't start at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium.
BUFORD - Before their state quarterfinal series was over, the top two teams in Class AAA had abandoned playing baseball in favor of a makeshift game of Army on Gerald McQuaig Field.
Chestatee High School has named Chad Pittman its new head boys basketball coach, according to an announcement made Wednesday by Hall County Schools Director of Community Relations and Athletics Gordon Higgins.
A typical night for the Johnson boys soccer team often features a brilliant pass by Barut Perez to Fabian Abarca, who buries the shot.
Caleb Whitenton's arm injury gave Starr's Mill a brief glimmer of hope toward stealing a split with Gainesville.
ATLANTA - After three road playoff wins, the battle-tested North Hall boys soccer team needed one more win to secure a berth in the state championship game.
WATKINSVILLE - Last season, Oconee County fell just short of a state final appearance.
TYRONE - Tatum Shipes danced all through the pregame, hollered during the warmups and high-fived her teammates after just about every point of Wednesday's volleyball state semifinal win 25-20, 30-28, 23-25, 25-20 over Sandy Creek.
The Riverside Military Academy cross country team qualified for the state championship meet with a third-place finish in the Region 8-AA meet it hosted Wednesday in Gainesville.
Building championship cross country teams is all about peaking at the end of the season, according to Flowery Branch coach Jimmy Sorrells.
Banks County's individual runners dominated the Region 7-AAA cross country championships on Tuesday in Homer.
The East Hall High volleyball program lost its state quarterfinals playoff matchup against Oconee County 25-22, 25-18, 25-13 on Saturday in Watkinsville. The Vikings' season is now complete.
DAWSONVILLE - Joy Lewis fielded the final out from the pitchers circle and fired the ball over to teammate Brooke Wende at first base.
BUFORD - Samantha Thomas and Tessa Daniels have identical expectations for the Buford softball program in the upcoming state championship rounds, even though they have very different experiences playing in Columbus.
Sydney Cleveland led North Hall with 17 kills, 11 digs and an ace to lead North Hall to the Elite 8 in the AAAA state championship.
Emily Roberts says she is usually a little "off and on" when she puts in serious time in the front court blocking for East Hall.
Chris Williamson is too valuable an asset to stand on the Gainesville sideline for long.
Freshman Lindsey Grater finished second out of a field of 106 runners for the Chestatee War Eagles Saturday morning at the Sharptop Invitational in Jasper.
Dawson County softball capped off a rally from an early 8-0 deficit by scoring four runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat East Jackson 10-9 in Game 3 of their Class AAA first round playoff series on Thursday in Dawsonville.
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