Ridgerunners ends 2023 with ‘December to Remember’
As the calendar year comes to a close, Ridgerunners has a few things up their collective sleeves, including a joyous and festive holiday get-together on Tuesday, Dec. 12, plus many plans for the new year. Interested members and their female friends can register until Dec. 5 for the Ridgerunners’ “December...
Live Stream Guide for Today's Boys High School Basketball Games in Forsyth County, Georgia
• High school boys basketball games are scheduled in Forsyth County, Georgia today, November 28. • The games can be watched live on the NFHS Network. • The first game is between Flowery Branch High School and Forsyth Central High School, starting at 7:30 PM ET.
AJ White Named Chick-fil-A Nighthawk of the Week
University of North Georgia men’s basketball player AJ White has been named as the Chick-fil-A Nighthawk of the Week after helping lead UNG to two wins in three games over the Thanksgiving break, highlighted by a 32-point performance against 25th-ranked Florida Southern. White, the reigning Peach Belt Conference Freshman...
No. 10 North Georgia Earns Ranked Win Over No. 25 Florida Southern
AJ White and Frank Champion put on a show in the No. 10 University of North Georgia’s 95-83 victory over 25th-ranked Florida Southern in the final game of the FSC Mocs Thanksgiving Classic. In a shootout from the start, White and Champion brought the firepower for the Nighthawks as both players combined for 62 points.
Gainesville Chestatee crushes Dahlonega Lumpkin County
Gainesville Chestatee's powerful offense dominated to a resounding victory by pulling away from Dahlonega Lumpkin County 68-47 on Nov. 28 in Georgia boys high school basketball action.
Lumpkin County much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
Lumpkin County Football has a lot to be thankful for heading into the holiday season, as they celebrate a number of firsts. FOX 5's Victor Prieto has the story.
Savannah Christian crushes Dahlonega Lumpkin County
Savannah Christian earned a convincing 42-21 win over Dahlonega Lumpkin County in Georgia high school football action on Nov. 24.
Trushel Named PBC Player of the Week
University of North Georgia women’s basketball player Emily Trushel has been named as the Peach Belt Conference’s Player of the Week after helping lead UNG to two wins at the Nighthawk Classic over the weekend. Trushel averaged 20.5 points and 8.5 rebounds over two wins last week, shooting...
'The water saved me' | Georgia Paralympian competing in Parapan American Games hopeful for Paris
CUMMING, Ga. — Every time McKenzie Coan goes to the Cumming Aquatic Center, it takes her back to her childhood, where she learned the power of mindset and learned the body others see as limiting and fragile would reveal her real strength. “This is home,” she said, adding later,...
Women's Basketball Drops Non-Conference Matchup to North Georgia
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Lees-McRae women's basketball fell to North Georgia, 91-51, on Tuesday evening in Dahlonega, Georgia. Emily Barr led the Bobcats in the game with 12 points on 4-8 shooting and Essence Sumner tallied 10 points and five rebounds. THE BASICS. FINAL SCORE: North Georgia – 91; Lees-McRae...
X-Golf simulators allow players to perfect swing in perfect weather
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — In this day and age, there’s no need for a plane if you want to play golf at St. Andrews in Scotland. The world-renowned course is one of more than 50 at X-Golf, a new facility at Halcyon where golfers can improve their swing on a simulator that provides real-time data at 6,000 calculations per second while enjoying beer, cocktails and shareable appetizers from a fully stocked bar.
No. 10 North Georgia Wins Fourth Straight, Defeats Tusculum on the Road
Hours after earning the highest ranking in program history, the No. 10 University of North Georgia men’s basketball team defeated Tusculum 84-73 on the road, winning their fourth straight game to begin the season. Frank Champion added another double-double, scoring 26 points and grabbing 12 rebounds, finishing one assist...
All-region teams: Lumpkin County’s Faulkner named 7-3A player of the year
Here is the all-region team for 7-3A, as voted by the league’s coaches:...
UNG Nighthawks Roll to Victory Over Lees-McRae at Home
Winning their fourth straight game, the University of North Georgia women’s basketball team defeated Lees-McRae 91-41 at Lynn Cottrell Arena at the UNG Convocation Center, using a potent attack inside the paint to move to 4-1 on the season. Emily Trushel led the way in points, scoring 20 and...
Lumpkin County continues its storybook playoff run in Georgia
DAHLONEGA, GA–When Lumpkin County kicker Will Staples was a freshman, the Indians finished their season 0-10. On Friday, the now-senior continued his team’s historic, storybook run, drilling a game-winning field goal in double overtime to extend Lumpkin’s perfect season into the third round of the ...
TUSCULUM ROUNDUP: Pioneer Men, Women Fall On Home Floor
North Georgia’s Frank Champion poured in a game-high 26 points, including 21 in the second half, to lead the nationally-ranked Nighthawks to an 84-73 win over the Tusculum Pioneers in men’s basketball on Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena. UNG (4-0) remains undefeated as the Nighthawks are ranked 10th in the NABC Division II Coaches’ Poll and seventh in the Division II College Sports Communicators Media Poll. The Pioneers move to 2-2 after facing a tough early schedule that featured four teams that advanced to last...
List: 10 teams trying to reach quarterfinals for first time
Ten of the 128 remaining playoff teams have never made it to the quarterfinals or further. They’re a win away. Favored i...
3rd round playoffs: FGN crew dishes out thoughts on Buford, Lumpkin, Rabun Co. games
Six northeast Georgia area teams are still left in the Georgia High School Association playoffs. All have compelling storylines coming into Friday's quarterfinal-round showdowns. But there are three games in particular have caught the attention of the AccessWDUN/Friday Game Night staff, two involving first-ever matchups. A third involves a playoff...
Dahlonega Lumpkin County outlasts Watkinsville Oconee County in classic clash
Dahlonega Lumpkin County outlasted Watkinsville Oconee County 45-42 on Nov. 17 in Georgia football action. in an extra time thriller on Nov. 17 in Georgia football action.
Lumpkin Co. Head Coach Heath Webb Discusses Historic Season and Community Support on FFIG Podcast
Join the FFIG Podcast this week as Lumpkin Co. head coach Heath Webb discusses the team's historic unbeaten season, their first-ever region championship, and playoff win. Hear about the excitement and community support that's making this season unforgettable.