There has been plenty of talent on display on the local high school baseball fields over the last few years, and college coaches across the country have taken notice.
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CORNELIUS, N.C. — Calhoun High School Long Snapper Zane McCracken was named one of the top performers at the Rubio Long Snapping Camp in Cornelius, North Carolina on Sunday, March 11, 2018.
The Calhoun boys soccer team used the recipe of strong defense and opportunistic offense again on Tuesday night, and the result was another region win.
Sonoraville High senior Jacob Rickett (seated, second from left) signed a tennis scholarship with Point University (West Point, Ga.) on Friday.
Sonoraville High senior JoAnna Gallman (seated, center) signed a tennis scholarship with Point University (West Point, Ga.) on Friday.
For the Calhoun High Football team, the hard work they put in to make it a special season in 2017 led to the prize they got to put on their finger last Wednesday.
Gordon Central hosted 11 girls and boys teams from around the state, including locals Calhoun and Sonoraville, for the annual Mohawk-Warrior Invitational on Saturday at Ratner Stadium, and there were some impressive performances throughout the day.
Sonoraville’s Wil Walraven, Sonoraville's Lucas Brooks, Calhoun’s Porter Law and Calhoun’s Erin Davis and Sonoraville’s Lucas Brooks all played in the Northwest Georgia Tip-Off Club All-Star Game on Thursday at Georgia Highlands in Rome.
The Gordon Central boys’ soccer team played host to Model on Thursday night. Despite a hard-fought game, the Warriors came up just short as Model scored in the dying minutes of the game.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets put people around the state on notice this past season on their way to a 14-1 season and a Class AAA State Championship, and several players and head coach Hal Lamb received more recognition for that recently.
Tristan Key definitely uses his speed to his advantage on the football field and the track, but he also keeps a pretty high pace with his life in general.
BRADENTON, Fla. — Former Calhoun High standout Josh Smoker couldn’t remember the last automobile race he attended in person. Maybe it was in high school, after his days behind the wheel were over. But Smoker still felt at home Sunday, when he and George Kontos took a trip to watch the IndyCa…
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets utilized an ideal balance of opportunistic hitting and reliable pitching to snag an early lead and endure a late rally in a 7-5 victory over the Sonoraville Phoenix on Thursday.
There has been plenty of talent on display on the local high school softball fields over the last few years, and college coaches across the country have taken notice.
The Sonoraville Phoenix opened region play with a big 18-5 win on the road thanks to some explosive offense over the final four innings against Murray County.
Several local seniors will get a final chance to play in their high school uniforms, and one local coach will get the opportunity to lead the way on Thursday.
Two of the preseason favorites to win Region 6-AAA went at it on Tuesday night to open up the region schedule, and one team got an early leg up while the other will have to make up some ground due to the loss.
JACKSON, Tenn. – History was made on Friday afternoon as the Lee women’s basketball team won the program’s first NCAA National Tournament game with a thrilling a 66-64 victory over North Alabama in the South Region Quarterfinals.
The Calhoun girls and boys tennis teams have been the top dogs in their region for several consecutive years, coming through in the clutch in the region tournament on a routine basis. They are setting themselves up for a chance to do that again this year based on their play so far in the reg…
The Calhoun High School JV Soccer team competed in the Garden Lakes JV tournament in Rome on Saturday, March 10, and came back with a first-place trophy.
Sonoraville High senior Sandi McMullin (seated, fourth from right) signed a soccer scholarship with Berea College (Berea, Kent.) on Tuesday.
Gordon Central High senior Cam WIlliams (seated, center) signed a football scholarship with Bethany College (Bethany, West Va.) on Thursday.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Nineteen first-half points by First Team All-Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Eagle and former Sonoraville HIgh standout Rebecca Cheeks kept No. 7 Reinhardt standing tall against second-seeded Eastern Oregon in the 27th Annual NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Natio…
The Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association held its first tournament of the 2018 season on Lake Nickajack in Tennessee on February 24.
It was a night to honor the best in northwest Georgia basketball last Thursday as the Northwest Georgia Tip-Off Club held their 32nd annual Team of the Year Banquet at Berry College’s Krannert Center, and several local players earned recognition for impressive seasons.
The Sonoraville boys got off to a fast start on Tuesday night in their 6-AAA opener against defending region champ North Murray, but they weren’t able to sustain the momentum very long as the Mountaineers sent the Phoenix to a tough loss on their home field.
The Gordon Central girls and boys track teams got their first home meet under their belt on Saturday as they hosted the Farmers Insurance Relays at Ratner Stadium and came away as team champions for both the girls and boys.
The Gordon Central boys golf team kicked off their season in strong fashion on Saturday as they competed in the Windstone 18-hole tournament and finished third.
Gordon Central opened Region 7-AA play on Monday as things started going in the wrong direction early on against Armuchee, and the Warriors could never get back on track after that.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Lee women’s basketball standout seniors Erin Walsh and former Sonoraville High standout Carrie Cheeks were named to All-Gulf South Conference team the league office announced on Tuesday.
Despite a steady starting pitching outing and timely production from up and down the lineup, the Sonoraville Phoenix were narrowly defeated 6-4 in a highly competitive, back-and-forth home-opener against the Dalton Catamounts on Tuesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — No. 24 South Carolina softball’s Jana Johns was named SEC Freshman of the Week after posting an impressive .600 batting average in six Carolina wins last week, the conference office announced Monday.
The Calhoun softball and football teams had incredible seasons that ended in state championships for both this past Fall, and last Wednesday they were recognized for their accomplishments during a House of Representatives session at the Georgia Capitol.
ORLANDO, Fla. — No. 24 South Carolina softball extended its season-high winning streak to 12 games with a commanding 15-0 win in five innings over Lehigh on Sunday to close out the D9 Citrus Classic at the ESPN Wide of Sports Complex. Two South Carolina grand slams, one by Tiara Duffy and th…
ROME, Ga. — The Lee University women’s basketball team put an exclamation point on the regular season with an 84-51 defeat of Shorter University Thursday evening at the Winthrop-King Centre. The Lady Flames (22-6, 15-5) finished tied with Valdosta State University for third, but will be seed…
Calhoun High senior Erin Davis stays busy year-round as a student-athlete for the Lady Jackets, and she doesn’t just participate in three different sports, she excels in all three.
It’s often about quality of shots rather than quantity in soccer, and the Calhoun Lady Jackets proved that on Thursday night. Add to that a defense and goalkeeper that rose to the challenge every time they were tested, and you have a successful formula.
ATHENS, Tenn. – Sixty-eight points combined from a trio of Reinhardt Eagles – Jada Hubbard (27), former Sonoraville High standout Rebecca Cheeks (21) and JessAnn Nix (20) – was too much for No. 23 Bryan (Tenn.) on Monday night, as Reinhardt claimed victory, 78-62, in an Appalachian Athletic …
COLUMBIA, S.C. — No. 24 South Carolina softball extended its season-high winning streak to seven games with a 5-0 win over North Carolina on Tuesday night at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field. Dixie Raley, in just her second start at Carolina, moved to 3-0 on the season with the vic…