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This past weekend, the Banks County High School cross country teams competed at the Carrollton Orthopedic Invite, which is run on the same course as the state meet. Both girls and boys teams competed in the small school division, A-AAAA.

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The Banks County Leopard football team will face East Jackson at home Friday night after coming off a 35-6 loss this past week against the Franklin County Lions.

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It had been three years since the two teams faced each other but this past Friday night Banks County High School and Commerce High School fans packed the stands for the rivalry game. Emotions were high as fans and players anticipated the start of a season that has been questionable at times …

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The Banks County High School Leopards are shown at a practice session for the season which begins Friday, Sept. 4, at a home game against Commerce High School.

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Members of the Banks County High School cross country team are shown at the recent North Georgia Championships.

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The Banks County High School cross country team faced tough competition from region rival, Rabun County, this past Wednesday at Banks County High School. The boys team did not disappoint and finished with a perfect score for the team.

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Waterfowl hunters, are you ready to get out in the field? Then get ready for early teal and early Canada goose hunting seasons, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Early Canada goose season is Sept. 5-27, with a daily limit of 5 geese, and e…

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Volleyball is making history this year and making its debut at Banks County High School. With strong support from the community, the volleyball program brings a sport that enhances an already strong sports program at BCHS.

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Kinley Griffin setting up a play at the first Banks County High School volleyball game.

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Jadelyn McClure sets the ball at the first Banks County High School volleyball game.

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On a recent fishing trip with his dad, Trey Murphy a fourth grader at Banks County Elementary School, hooked this 8 pound large mouth bass. Trey is the son of Gary and Courtney Murphy, Homer. He is the grandson of Greg Carlan, Commerce, and Raleigh and Sheree Pastrick, Jefferson. He is the g…

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After a long anticipated wait for school to resume, the Lady Leopard softball team finally began their season this week. With a rain cancellation forcing Monday’s game (Aug. 10) to be cancelled, Coach Cronic and 2020 seniors, Madison Cronic and Katie Gooch, had some time to reflect on the up…

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Ready to get into the woods for some hunting? Squirrel hunting season provides the first opportunity of the year, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

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Online, on the app, and in print, the 2020-2021 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

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Banks County High School Cheer Coaches led a 'Lil Leopards cheerleading camp at the recreation department. Participants in the three-day cheerleading camp are shown.

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A girls basketball camp was held at the Banks County Recreation Department last week. Participants are shown working on their dribbling skills.

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Caden Cotton was putting together a monster senior year on the diamond before the season was cut short. Fortunately for Cotton, there will be more baseball as the Banks County standout recently signed a college scholarship with Division II Southern Wesleyan University.

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With the 2020 season up in the air due to school closing because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), one thing is for sure, the Banks County Leopards found their stride as the two-week hiatus was announced. 

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After starting the week of March 9 off rough with a 1-0 loss to region foe Union County and a six-goal loss to non-region competitor White County, the Banks County boys' soccer team wanted to end the week right against region foe Oglethorpe County. 

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The Banks County High School boys' golf team finished seventh out of 12 teams at the Valhalla Cup March 9 at Chimney Oaks in Homer. 

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After splitting the first region series of the season, the Banks County Leopards got the region sweep March 6. 

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Former Banks County High School student and lifelong Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan, Kacey Reynolds, who was granted his Make-A-Wish experience of announcing the Bucs' first-round selection during last year's NFL Draft, died Sunday (Feb. 23) after a three-year battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 20.

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Evan Clark (132) poses with his medal after finishing second in the 132-pound weight class at the GHSA State Championships traditional tournament in Macon. Banks County finished fourth in Class AA.