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Recent Gymnastics News

Positive Athlete Regional Coach of the Year

By Buford Gymnastics 05/03/2020, 12:00am EDT

Congratulations to Head Coach Amanda Allen, Positive Athlete Girls Coach of the Year Regional Winner for 2019-2020!


Senior Spotlight

By Amanda Allen 04/28/2020, 8:45pm EDT

BHS Senior Gymnast Cyrena Whalen

Cyrena Whalen, daughter of Brian and Brenda Whalen, has been a gymnast since the age of four.  Now, as a Senior, she brings beauty and poise to the sport of gymnastics and is simply inspiring to watch in the gym. Her smile keeps team spirits up and her dedication to her craft makes her one of the best gymnasts in the state of Georgia.  Cyrena has been part of the BHS Varsity Gymnastics team for the past four years and has led our team to three top three State Championship finishes.  She earned an individual State Bar title with a 9.9 and school record in 2017 and  in 2019 she earned a third-place All- Around state finish and a school record with a score of 38.075. 

Cyrena will be competing for the Owls of Temple University this coming fall. We are so proud of all that Cyrena has accomplished as a  Buford Wolf and look forward to seeing her soar as an Owl!  

Buford Gymnastics Wins First Competition

By BHS Gymnastics 02/01/2020, 5:45pm EST

BUFORD — Cyrena Whalen finished first on three different apparatuses to take the all-around title and help Buford win their first team competition of the season.  Competitors in the  quad-meet included Cambridge, Etowah and North Oconee on Saturday at the Gymnastics Training Center in Buford.

Whalen won the vault with a score of 9.8, the uneven parallel bars with a 9.8 and the floor exercise with a 9.7 to take first in the all-around with a total score of 38.75 to help the Wolves put up 113.6 team points.

The Wolves also got strong individual performances from Jewel Clark, who scored a 9.7 on vault, and Marisa Ashton, who tied Whalen’s score of 9.8 on the bars, placed second on the floor  with a 9.6 and tied for third on vault  with a 9.5 to place second in the all-around with 38.35.

Great start to the year ladies! 


Senior Night @ St. Patty's Day Invite

March 7, 2020

Congratulations to Cyrena Whalen, BHS Senior Gymnast for a great night at the St. Patty's Day Invite on March 7, 2020. Cyrena led her team to victory with a win at her last home meet of her BHS career.