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(Social Circle,GA) — The Braves battled back from a painful loss in game one of a doubleheader Friday to knock off the Social Circle Redskins in round one of the GHSA Class AA playoffs. After dropping game one 8-7 on a walk-off base hit, coach Trent Bianco’s squad persevered and won the nightcap of the […]
Gainesville High will send three pole vaulters to compete at the state track & field meet. Faith Moss finished in fourth place (8 feet, 6 inches) at Saturday’s sectionals. Nick Anderson (second place, 12 feet, six inches) and Hunter Mallard (fourth place, 12 feet) also picked up berths to the state meet.
Spencer Ralston was playing some of his best golf Saturday, even with a quick turnaround before attending prom. On Saturday, the Gainesville High senior finished off a two-day total of 15-under par at The Invite on his home course of the Chattahoochee Golf Club. Ralston was hitting blistering tee shots and was solid with the putter through both days and five playoff holes Saturday, before losing by one shot to Lee-Scott Academy (Ala.) junior Turk Pettit, who earlier this week won the Class AAA private school state title in Alabama.
Early on, Summerville, Georgia defensive lineman Michael Adams was only receiving interest from mid-major schools. The versatile 300 pound Adams is now getting interest from P5 schools including offers from two of those P5 schools.
Bethlehem Christian Academy golfer Luke Peavy has ridden his short game to a scholarship with Truett-McConnell College.
Will Pursell’s oldest dream was to become a college distance runner.
Entering Friday, the Knights of Bethlehem Christian Academy had a chance to finish as high as second in the region depending on how things shook …
Winder-Barrow got two home runs from junior catcher Beau Hanna and one from junior centerfielder Pat Demarco, paired with efficient pitching from Will Hardigree and …
The North Hall baseball team opened and closed the door on the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs Friday night with 5-3 and 10-1 victories over Carrollton in Gainesville. The Trojans (20-8) will play the winner between top-ranked Locust Grove and Crisp County, which split the opening doubleheader of their series Friday. The second-round matchup will be played on Wednesday.
Gainesville’s Spencer Ralston is sitting atop the leaderboard after Day 1 at The Invite at Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville. Ralston shot a 9-under par, including 7-under on the back nine on Friday to lead Turk Pettit of Lee Scott Academy (Auburn, Ala.) by two strokes heading into Day 2. Ralston’s day started off with a birdie and would continue as he finished with a total of 11 birdies.
CALHOUN — West Hall’s Josh Anderson had a double and an RBI in Game 1, and Tanner Ahmad drove in the only other run on a groundout in its first-round playoff loss Friday against Calhoun. West Hall’s Brian Newman went 3-for-3 at the plate in Game 2, but no other Spartan had more than one hit as Calhoun’s defense limited the offensive opportunities. The Yellow Jackets won Game 1 6-2 and the second game 4-0.
AJ Smallwood tried to keep himself as composed as he could, even in the heat of Gainesville’s biggest at-bat of Friday night’s doubleheader against Alexander. “I was just trying to relax,” said Smallwood. “Just trying to catch it as it came in there.” Fighting all the way to a full count, the junior laced a line drive down the third base line to earn a 2-RBI single, tying a decisive Game 2 in the bottom of the sixth.
Following his junior season at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone, Georgia, guard Elias Harden has gotten off to a strong start with his spring AAU season. The strong start has helped Harden’s offer total grow and more could be on the way.
With his team 40 minutes away from clinching the program’s first-ever playoff win, East Jackson coach Ezra Crumley issued a challenge to his squad with a one-goal lead at halftime: Don’t settle for a 1-0 win. Continue reading “Second-half outburst secures historic Eagle win ”
In a season rich with combines, camps, and seven-on-seven events, The Opening is considered to be a premier competition platform for the nation’s best talent. When area high school stars ventured to Charlotte’s event App State Mania was there to watch, learn, and even gather thoughts from some of the Mountaineers’ key early 2017 prospects.
For the sports fan, optimism is a great thing, maybe the best of things. For the University of Georgia football fan in April of 2016, optimism is higher than it has been in years, perhaps decades. A new coach has seemingly energized a base to the degree that 93,000 fans turned out for a gloried scrimmage simply because he asked them to do so.
•The Series: Class AAAAA State Baseball Playoffs, First Round, Best-Of-Three Series, South Paulding vs. Winder-Barrow High School, Charles W. Maddox Complex, Friday doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m., third game, if necessary, Saturday at 2 p.m.