The Southern Explosion celebrate a World Series title. Pictured are, kneeling (from left), Logan Turner, Hannah Brown, Tori Smith and Makayla Wilson. Standing are Paige Martin, Madeline Hall, Madison Tasker, Carleigh Hulsey, Allison Millwood, Kaitlyn
The Dawson boys basketball team extended their perfect start to the season to 13-0 -- their best opening in over 40 years -- on Saturday, claiming the Battle of the States tournament title in the process, 62-22 over Murphy, N.C., in Hiawassee.
The Flowery Branch girls basketball team may not have got the opening it wanted on Wednesday in the Region 8-AAAAA quarterfinals -- but the Lady Falcons more than made up for that in the second quarter.
The Piedmont College women's basketball team extended its longest winning streak since the 2010-11 team won 12 in a row to start the year earning a national ranking as the Lady Lions defeated Covenant College 78-44 Wednesday evening in the Cave.