The Banks County Lady Leopards didn't get a victory last week, but just because the team lost didn't mean the whole week was a wash.
With 4:32 left during Friday's game, Sawyer Pace hit a 3-pointer to give the Banks County Leopards momentum and the lead, 53-50.
Last season, the Banks County High School boys' basketball team got pushed into overtime during its region road trip to Social Circle.
After falling to Union County at home (Jan. 7), the Banks County High School girls' basketball team found its footing during the team's Jan. 10 trip to Social Circle.
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After dropping a close Region 8-AA game to Elbert County, 57-54, on Friday (Jan. 3), the Banks County girls' basketball team bounced back in a massive way on Saturday (Jan. 4).
After nearly knocking off Buford in Panama City, Fla., for a tournament title over the Christmas break, the Banks County boys' basketball team returned home and looked as sharp as they have all season.
Jake Dalton, 13, was recently recognized by the Banks County Board of Education. Dalton, a Banks County Middle School student, was named the 2019 PGA Georgia Section Junior Tour Player Of The Year in the boys' 11-13 age division. Dalton competed in eight tournaments in 2019, winning at the S…
Former Banks County basketball player, Zez Steeple, surpassed the 1,000-point mark in his college basketball career. Steeple currently plays guard for the University of North Georgia Nighthawks in Dahlonega. Steeple achieved the milestone during the Nighthawks' game vs. Southern Wesleyan on …
With region play looming, the Banks County boys' basketball team continues to build momentum, not only in Homer but in another state.
The 2019 sports calendar is getting ready to flip to 2020, and for all the highs and lows that 2019 brought for Banks County sports, next year will have a tough act to follow.
After suffering an 18-point home loss Friday (Dec. 20) to Lumpkin County, the Banks County girls’ basketball team looked to get back on track Saturday (Dec. 21) vs. East Hall.
If the Banks County High School wrestling team wanted a win for Christmas, then it got what it asked for during Saturday's (Dec. 21) D. Marlow duals.
Tybee Denton was named the MainStreet Newspapers' softball Player Of The Year. Denton helped lead the Banks County Leopards to the Class AA state championship. During her senior campaign, Denton had an 0.47 ERA and recorded 412 strikeouts. At the plate, Denton batted .460 with 12 home runs a…
Even though the Banks County wrestling team hasn't been at full strength during the early part of the season, the team is still performing well.
In the midst of a hostile crowd last Friday (Dec. 6) at Stephens County, the Banks County Leopards showed the right amount of poise to stay unbeaten.
The Banks County Lady Leopards are on a two-game winning streak thanks to an eight-point road win last Friday (Dec. 6) at Stephens County.
Banks County didn't have every weight class filled during its weekend (Dec. 6-7) excursion to Young Harris.
After picking up its first win of the 2019 season on Nov. 23, the Banks County High School girls' basketball team then entered Thanksgiving break.
State titles are the ultimate goal, but there are other trophies to grab along the way. And Banks County wrestlers snagged a first-place title Saturday (Nov. 16), winning the Rabun Gap Tournament.
Pierce Martin said he knew Jefferson was a good basketball team, and knowing that may have given him more motivation to step up and the take season-opening game by storm.
The last time the Banks County Lady Leopards were on the hardwood, they were watching Douglass (Atlanta) celebrate advancing in the Class AA state tournament.
Even though it wasn't first-place finishes for the Banks County cross country teams in Carrollton, the Leopards still had a great showing to conclude the 2019 season.
After finishing third and second the last two seasons in Class AA – and surviving a rain-suspended game, which carried over from Columbus on Saturday to Homer on Monday – the Banks County Leopards’ quest for a state championship is complete.
The Banks County Leopards were hoping to bring the Class AA state championship trophy back home to Homer on Saturday, and the trophy will be in Homer but not because the Leopards won it. At least not yet.
HOMER – Banks County’s defense was up to the task Friday night against the high-powered Union County offense. However, three turnovers, two in Panther territory ended any chance of an upset.
Homer is home for the Banks County softball team, but Columbus is beginning to become a second home for the team, especially the last week in October.
Going into Friday night’s matchup at Rabun County, head coach Jay Reid said his team needed to clean up two things: the number of penalties and turnovers.
When Brookely Lewis stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning of the Region 8-AA championship game vs. Union County, Tybee Denton was given first base via an intentional walk, and Lewis took that as a slight against her hitting abilities.
The Banks County Leopards enjoyed scoring 45 points in the region-opening win over Social Circle so much, the team decided to up the ante at Oglethorpe County.