For a middle school kid, eighth-grader Alex Thomas was already a pretty good runner.
Mother nature and First Presbyterian Day could not keep the Athens Academy boys tennis team from reaching the state championship Monday.
Marching into Bogart on Monday was that team again.
My God, a freshman.
Character, Christian values and charisma, all of those were positives about Greg Vandagriff that Prince Avenue athletic director Richard Ricketts continued to check off his list when interviewing for the Wolverines’ head football opening.
Oconee County High School athletic director Kevin Yancey and I stood in the infield of the Area track and field meet two weeks ago watching student-athletes accomplish mind-numbing feats.
Prince Avenue Christian announced in a statement Friday that Greg Vandagriff will be its next head football coach.
“Soccer is not my identity, my identity is in Jesus Christ,” Westminster freshman forward Calvin Koslowsky said when asked about his thoughts of having the game he loved taken away from him for months while he fought through the rehab process of recovering from a broken back.
Winning the Region 8-AAAA 800-meter race last week by nearly four seconds was the norm for North Oconee’s Harper Sigler; after all he’s on top of the results nearly every time he runs the event.
The Oconee County High School boys tennis team advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row after a 3-0 sweep of Coahulla Creek Tuesday.
Should we be so lucky as to crown a champion of spring sports, I can’t believe that another county could produce as much success as Oconee County.
As of Wednesday, the final Class A-Private Power Ratings released by the Georgia High School Association didn’t make the playoff picture too clear for Prince Avenue Christian.
ATHENS — Like the 29 that came before it, this wasn’t going to be the Athens Academy boys team that ended the streak.
ATHENS — It had been sold and sold and sold but many wondered, even as soon as 15 minutes until kickoff, if the fan base would buy into Kirby Smart’s optimistic goal of 93,000 fans filling Sanford Stadium for Saturday’s G-Day scrimmage.
It was a bit hard watching Lakers’ great Kobe Bryant finish out his 20-year career.
North Oconee senior girls soccer player Erin Roche’s high school soccer career is quickly coming to a close as the Lady Titans held their annual senior day to honor the team’s seniors.
Winning for the North Oconee’s boys golf team has become a tradition.
After a lengthy search, Athens Academy has named Ed Wilson as its next boys basketball coach according to a release by athletics director Kevin Petroski.
Most good baseball teams have a solid offensive presence in the middle of the lineup to pivot the other offensive pieces.
Monroe — The Prince Avenue baseball team dropped its second game in a row, falling in a 6-1 decision to Region 8-A co-leader George Walton Academy on Thursday, a day after losing to it 9-4.
Julia Harisay’s face turned from intense to relief, from a grunt to a smile all in the matter of seconds.
With just six holes remaining, the Oconee County High School girls golf team was trailing Jefferson by two strokes in the Region 8-AAA golf championships Monday, when the Dragons’ top golfer had a blowup on the 12th hole.
If there’s one thing that really chaps my fiancée it’s how Final Jeopardy often plays out to crown the not-so-deserving winner.
Prince Avenue Christian School’s Jeff Herron was happy at the school, didn’t have any particular reason to leave and had planned to stay at the school for the distant future.
Athens Academy sophomore Katie Phillips showed some of her versatility and speed at a track meet at Marist High School last Wednesday.
Prince Avenue Christian’s bats weren’t necessarily freezing cold last Thursday, they were just defrosting.
The rain could not wash out the annual highway 53 rivalry Saturday night as the Oconee County Lady Warriors made the four and a half mile trek over to North Oconee High School to face the Lady Titans.
On Saturday night the highway 53 rivalry was renewed on the soccer pitch as North Oconee High School clashed with Oconee County High School in what was a highly emotional match, as both teams wanted to earn the bragging rights that come along with beating the school that sits less than five miles away.
Perhaps so far this spring you’ve noticed that there’s been a lot of golf in our paper.
The Oconee County baseball team has found some punch in the middle of the lineup to go along with twins Connor and Cole Tate.
Jack White wasn’t expecting to have much of an impact in Athens Academy’s contest with Lakeview Academy Friday, and through six innings his expectations held true.
According to recently released football schedules by the Georgia High School Association, North Oconee and Oconee County won’t have to wait too long to renew their region rivalry on the football field.
The local high school basketball coaching carousel continues to turn as Prince Avenue Christian will have to fill both its girls and boys positions.
ATHENS — PGA golf professional Cutts Benedict was writing scores on the big board at the Athens Area Junior Golf Tour’s Athens Classic at the University of Georgia Saturday when he spotted Prince Avenue’s Will Kahlstorf walking by.
Westminster Christian School junior baseball player C.J. Smith had a week that would have made ESPN’s Chris Berman proud.
North Oconee and Oconee County High Schools will have to wait until next year to be back in the same classification and region, but that didn’t make Friday’s tennis matchup any less meaningful.
Spring brings about new beginnings and rebirth, for the North Oconee County High School baseball team spring brings about region play and a clean slate.
All right, let the madness commence. Today is the (real) day that March Madness begins.
He’s just having fun and running fast. Doesn’t sound like the average high school senior and there isn’t anything ordinary or slow about North Oconee County’s Harper Sigler.
The Oconee boys’ soccer team felt a roller coaster of emotions in the final minute of Tuesday night’s match against Gainesville.
Passing the buck. It’s something the Georgia High School Association seems to be good at, and this time I don’t mean dollars and cents.
With four state titles already in hand, Oconee County High School swimmer Danielle Della Torre has proven she’s one of the best swimmers in Georgia.
Former Oconee County High School standout Adam Frazier is getting his first taste of the big leagues this spring, but he’s enough of a veteran in the game to know how the system works.
The Oconee County baseball team hosted its Diamond Day Saturday and honored longtime head coach Stan Fricks after the first game of the team’s double-header.
“You can’t build a skyscraper without having a foundation.”