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Winder-Barrow senior forward Allison Richardson (12), seen here in action against Gainesville earlier this season, recently signed with Georgia Military College and will begin playing there in the fall. Richardson will join her Winder-Barrow teammate Jenny Gomez at the school, while Apalache…
For Skylar Gordon, Sarah Currey and their 11 other senior teammates on the Apalachee girls’ soccer team, this was supposed to be a special season.
Following Gov. Brian Kemp’s order Wednesday closing all of the state’s public schools to in-person instruction for the remainder of the academic year, the Georgia High School Association formally announced Thursday the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season has been canceled as the state…
Four Apalachee High School senior girls’ soccer players recently signed to continue their playing careers in college, and three of them will remain teammates.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday, March 26, that all of the state's public schools would remained closed until April 24 due to the coronavirus outbreak, essentially extending the shutdown of spring sports until then, too.
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With Winder-Barrow and Apalachee high schools no longer in the same athletic region, the annual “Battle of Barrow” football game will be held much earlier in the season in 2020.
With all Georgia public schools ordered closed through the end of March by Gov. Brian Kemp, and most private schools closed as well, spring sports around the state are on hold amid the coronavirus epidemic.
A solid crowd turned out Friday, March 13, at R. Harold Harrison Stadium to watch the Apalachee and Winder-Barrow soccer teams battle in what were the last high school sports contests in Barrow County for at least the next four weeks as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues its spread a…
Bethlehem Christian Academy athletic director and head football coach Gus Felder resigned last week after just under a year with the school to take a position with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers organization.
While last Friday evening, March 6, did not exactly feel like spring as I covered local high school soccer matches, my mind did think about just how many offerings our local schools have this time of year.
The Apalachee High School boys’ soccer team blanked visiting Lanier High School 1-0 on Friday, March 6, but then suffered their first region loss at Habersham Central, 3-1, on Tuesday, March 10.
Apalachee High School senior soccer player Sarah Currey signed with Truett McConnell University of Friday, March 6. Currey is a four-year varsity starter and has scored 50-plus goals during her career. She’s one of the most versatile players the program has seen, AHS coach Paul Thornton said…
Former Apalachee High School basketball standout and Butler University shooting guard Kamar Baldwin was honored Wednesday, March 4, during Senior Night festivities in Indianapolis. Baldwin, a four-year starter, is having a stellar senior season, averaging 16.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.3 assis…
Bethlehem Christian Academy’s baseball team made its annual trip to Phenix City, Ala., for the Border Wars Baseball Tournament last weekend and came away with a 1-2 mark in three time-shortened games against teams from Alabama.
Playing against some of the top competition in the Southeast, the Winder-Barrow baseball team went 2-2 during the Perfect Game Invitational last week in Hoover, Ala.
The Apalachee High School track and field teams continued their solid start to the season Monday, March 9, easily winning an afternoon meet at George Walton Academy.
The Winder-Barrow High School varsity boys’ soccer team took a 1-0 lead against visiting Gainesville High School on Tuesday, March 10, and then made that slim margin hold up.
The Winder-Barrow baseball team has once again assembled a deep and talented roster that goes well beyond the starting nine, and that was once again on display against some tough competition last weekend in the team’s annual early regular-season trip to Evans.
Bethlehem Christian Academy's tennis teams won their GISA Region 4-AAA openers against Loganville Christian Academy at Victor Lord Park on Thursday, Feb. 27. The Lady Knights won 5-0, while the BCA boys prevailed 3-0. Senior Iris Hundeby, part of the No. 1 doubles pair for the Lady Knights, …
The second goal of the night by Aaron Diaz proved to be the difference for the Winder-Barrow High School boys’ soccer team in its 2020 GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA opener.
The Mike DeSantis era for Bethlehem Christian Academy baseball got off to a resounding start Friday, Feb. 28, but the Knights’ new head coach said the expectations will be much higher going forward.
The Apalachee High School baseball team had a successful road trip to Macon on Saturday, Feb. 22, earning a sweep of Rutland High School.
The Apalachee boys’ track and field team finished third out of 18 teams while the girls were 10th out of 17 teams Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Parkview Invitational in Lilburn.
MACON — The Bethlehem Christian Academy boys’ basketball team knew it would have to play practically mistake-free to have a shot at knocking off defending state champion The Heritage School of Newnan on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the GISA Class AAA quarterfinals at Tattnall Square Academy.
The Bethlehem Christian Academy girls’ basketball team nearly pulled off a surprising upset in the first round of the GISA Class AAA playoffs on Tuesday, Feb. 18, but couldn’t hold onto a late lead at top-ranked Deerfield-Windsor in Albany.
The Winder-Barrow High School baseball program will host a speaking engagement by college baseball coaching legend Ron Polk at 6 p.m. March 9 at the Barrow County Leisure Services Center, 175 Second St., Winder.
For the second straight season, the Bethlehem Christian Academy boys' basketball team is heading to the Elite Eight.
The upset-minded Winder-Barrow girls’ basketball team gave heavily-favored Harrison nearly all it could handle Friday, Feb. 14, in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA playoffs in Kennesaw.
The Winder-Barrow boys’ basketball team’s turnaround season came to an end Friday, Feb. 14, but that didn’t diminish the strides the team made in year one under Travis McDaniel, in the head coach’s eyes.
There was no Cinderella championship run through the GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA tournament this year for the Apalachee boys’ basketball team.
The 2019-20 season was not the one Derrick Allen necessarily envisioned when he took over the Apalachee girls’ basketball program, seeking to lead the Lady Wildcats to a state playoff berth.
Things seemed pretty bleak for the Winder-Barrow boys’ basketball team with 11 minutes to play Feb. 6 in the first round of the GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA tournament. The Bulldoggs trailed by 15 points and were on the verge of seeing a turnaround season under first-year head coach Travis McDaniel …
Winder-Barrow girls’ basketball coach Kimberly Garren knows it will take a team effort for the Lady Bulldoggs to make a postseason run, and that’s what she got Monday, Feb. 10.
The Apalachee High School Lady Wildcats soccer team used a strong defensive performance in its season opener for a 1-1 tie against visiting Jackson County on Friday, Feb. 7.
The Apalachee High School boys’ soccer team engaged in a defensive struggle in its season opener with visiting Jackson County on Friday, Feb. 7, at R. Harold Harrison Stadium, but held on for a 1-0 victory.
A turnaround season for the Winder-Barrow boys' basketball team nearly came to a quick and bitter end Thursday night, Feb. 6. But the Bulldoggs rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat Habersham Central 77-68 in overtime in the first round of the GHSA Region 8-AAAAAA tournament at…