Gabrielle Hoffman never planned on being a pole vaulter. But a quick exchange at practice as a freshman at North Hall jumpstarted a passion that led to a pair of state championships.
Andrew Smith and Sims Griffith are friends with the same expectations in the Heartland Baseball Classic, even though they will take very different roads once this week-long baseball showcase for some of the nation's top talent representing seven different states is complete in Oklahoma.
Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston shot a 6-under par 210 (69-70-71) over three days to finish third in the Georgia Junior Championship on Wednesday at the Brunswick Country Club in Brunswick.
ATHENS - West Hall graduate Hunter Atkinson has decided not to pursue a football career at the University of Georgia, the school announced Wednesday in a press release.
Gainesville High's Spencer Ralston remains in striking distance of a victory in the Georgia State Golf Association's Junior Championship at the Brunswick Country Club after a second-round 2-under 70 on Tuesday.
Gainesville High's Spencer Ralston fired a 3-under par 69, while Nathan Williams carded a 2-under par 70 Monday in the first round of the Georgia State Golf Association's Junior Championship at the Brunswick Country Club in Brunswick.
East Hall's Devin Watson didn't try to dial back his athletic brilliance, even though Monday's competition against Johnson was just the first of two days in the NFL High School Player Development Camp sponsored by the Atlanta Falcons at East Hall Stadium.
Jake Higginbotham didn't start pitching until he was 15, the summer before his freshman year of high school. By the end of his junior year at Buford High, opposing batters probably wished the lefthander had never set foot on a mound.
Michael Gettys changed the face of the Gainesville High baseball program.
No matter the situation, West Hall baseball coach Dustin Rennspies could always count on his bunch to compete vigorously this season.
ALL-AREA FIRST TEAM
Thursday night action for the Gainesville High football program is like a mini-season early in the summer.
Buford's Jake Higginbotham, White County's Spencer Adams and Dawson County's Logan Burt finished in a three-way tie for the Region 7-AAA All-Region Pitcher of the Year, announced Monday.
Spencer Ralston didn't always finish atop the leaderboard.
North Hall's Sydney Cleveland isn't about to allow a past injury to interfere with enjoying her senior year on the basketball court.
The North Georgia Christian varsity boys basketball team defeated Mountain Area Christian Academy 49-45 on Monday night in Flowery Branch.
COMMERCE GIRLS 66, EAST JACKSON 52: Point guard Mya Jones led the Lady Tigers with 27 points, and her twin sister Asia Jones added 24 points for Commerce.
The East Hall Lady Vikings defeated Northside Christian Academy 58-51 in the Charlotte Hoops Classic on Friday in North Carolina.
Bruce Miller knows exactly what it takes to get a reaction out of prized linebacker J.D. Sosebee.
D'Marcus Simonds scores 32 points for Gainesville in a 74-71 win against St. Martin (Miss.) on Wednesday in Foley, Ala.
Sadie Cleveland scored 20 points to lead North Hall's girls basketball team to a 61-56 win over Lakeview Academy in the Piedmont College Tournament final on Tuesday in Demorest.
Three Red Elephants scored in double figures Monday night in a 76-52 Gainesville win over Daphne High School in Alabama.
Just when it seemed like the Johnson boys basketball team finally had some breathing room, King's Ridge Christian wouldn't go away.
COAL MOUNTAIN - North Forsyth head coach Brian Moon leaned forward in his chair after the first quarter and asked Flowery Branch coach David Sokol if the Falcons were ever going to miss a shot.
The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team defeated host Chattanooga Christian 66-40 in a Saturday game in Tennessee.
Sydney Cleveland posted a double-double with 27 points and 10 rebounds for the Lady Trojans as North Hall defeated Clarke Central 70-68 on Friday in Athens.