The East Hall girls basketball team followed up its Lanierland title by winning the McDonald's Shootout Friday. The Lady Vikings beat Elbert County 50-35 in the championship game at the Hart County gym.
The Southeastern Conference has unveiled its 2012 football schedule with its two newest members Missouri and Texas A&M opening play Sept. 8, and Alabama will visit LSU in a rematch of the Bowl Championship Series national championship Nov. 3.
On a day of upsets around the state in the opening round of the state baseball playoffs, local stalwarts Gainesville, Buford, and North Hall managed to come away with sweeps Friday to move into the second round.
On Friday, the Trojans enjoyed providing the types of answers they have managed all season, as they swept past Carrollton in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs, winning 5-3 and 10-1 to surge into the Sweet 16 for a fourth straight season...