Melissa Mullis said she isn’t one for revenge, but the Commerce softball coach does like the idea of her team’s run through the state tournament being a revenge tour.
The Commerce softball team battled back to keep its season alive, beating Lanier County 10-2 to spilt a Monday doubleheader in the Elite Eight. The Tigers lost the opener 5-0.
Commerce’s softball seniors are laser-focused on winning a state championship, and, so far, the Tigers have shown nothing to suggest that can’t happen.
As Commerce football coach Michael Brown puts it, the Tigers have “trimmed all the fat” from their offensive game plan at this point.
The Commerce softball team routed Chattahoochee County 12-0 and 18-0 in the first round of the Class A-Public state tournament (Oct. 20).
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Scoring 30 runs over the course of two games, Commerce moved on to the second round of the Class A-Public state tournament convincingly.
Commerce took care of all its scoring in the first half and then made way for the halftime homecoming festivities during a rout to open region play.
Commerce was shut out at home Thursday (Oct. 15) in a 2-0 loss to Class A-Private No. 1-ranked George Walton Academy to end the regular season.
On the heels of having to take a rare road trip to west metro Atlanta to play a non-region game, the Commerce football team is ready to enter into more of a routine.
The Class A-Public No. 3 ranked Commerce softball team fell to Class AAAAAAA No. 8-ranked Peachtree Ridge Wednesday (Oct. 14), 6-5, coming up just short after scoring four seventh-inning runs.
SUWANEE — For the second-straight week, Commerce took on a highly-ranked Gwinnett County team on the road. And for the second straight week, it walked out of the ball park thinking it should have won.
Paden Bell ran to a fourth-place finish at Tallulah Falls Tuesday (Oct. 13) to lead the Commerce girls to a fifth-place finish in an 11-team meet.
Here's a rundown of local high school football action for Friday, Oct. 9:
The Commerce softball team saw a five-game winning streak end Wednesday (Oct. 7) on the road with a 4-0 loss to Class AAA No. 4-ranked Franklin County.
Running the best time of his banner high school career, Commerce’s Brandon Martin won his fifth race this season with a victory Thursday (Oct. 1) at the Mountain Invitational in Helene.
On a rainy night at Pardue Field, Paige Vickery and Maggie Mullis each hit home runs and Commerce (12-6-1) coasted to another region win, beating 8-A Public opponent Lincoln County 13-2 in five innings Thursday (Sept. 24).
The Commerce cross country team placed five runners in the top 20 Thursday (Sept. 24) to win a 10-team meet at Social Circle.
Commerce’s Brandon Martin remembers being in middle school and admittedly not being in the best of shape.
Behind a no-hitter from Carson Hobbs and plenty of offense, the Commerce softball team routed Lake Oconee Academy again, beating the Titans 11-0 Tuesday (Sept. 22) in five innings on the road. The Tigers won 12-0 over Lake Oconee Academy back on Aug. 20.
The Commerce volleyball team dropped a pair of area matches at Rabun County on Sept. 22, falling to the host Wildcats 25-1, 25-6 and to Banks County 25-5, 25-15.
The Commerce softball team capped a four-game stint in a tournament in Carrollton with an 11-4 loss to Heard County Saturday (Sept. 12). The Tigers went 1-2-1 in the tournament.
The Commerce softball team rallied to win a slugfest over Social Circle, 9-8, on the road Thursday (Sept. 10) to remain undefeated in Region 8-A Public play.
Commerce runners Paden Bell and Brandon Martin each won their respective races, while the boys’ team took first in the team standings at a Tuesday (Sept. 8) meet at Tallulah Falls.
Freshman running back Sammy Brown broke onto the scene with three touchdowns — two rushing and one receiving — in his high school debut as the Commerce football team handled Banks County 41-18 on the road Sept. 4.
Commerce distance-running standout Brandon Martin ran to a second-place finish at a Thursday (Sept. 3) cross country meet at North Oconee High School.
The Commerce football team asks all of its seniors to take an eight-lesson leadership course. Perhaps in no other season will that syllabus be more useful than in a year of uncertainty like this one.
Kylee Taylor went 3-for-3 with an RBI, Paige Vickery was 1-for-3 with two RBIs, and Emma Davis went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs as the Tigers blasted Lincoln County 9-1 in five innings Thursday (Aug. 27) on the road.
When Commerce’s Emma Davis stepped to the plate back on Aug. 11 with the bases loaded at Towns County, she was calm, and she was confident.
Facing two power programs in their respective classifications, the Commerce softball team earned a split Saturday (Aug. 22) in a pair of non-region games in Madison County.
With storms approaching Thursday evening, the Commerce softball team took care of business swiftly enough that wet weather wouldn’t be a factor.
While Commerce’s boys captured the ultimate prize with a state cross country championship in 2019, coach Mark Hale is quick to point out “that was last year.”
Coach Robin Richards remembers Commerce High School’s first-ever practice on June 24. That day, players began learning how to serve … on a tennis court.