The Sonoraville Phoenix picked up victories on the court over the Darlington Tigers Tuesday at Sonoraville High School.
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The Gordon Central Lady Warriors (5-1, 2-0 Region 7-AA) knocked off the Model Blue Devils 63-59 at Model High School on Tuesday night. GC's boys basketball team (0-6, 0-2 Region 7-AA) fell to Model 73-40, also on the road. Both teams return to action Friday, Dec. 6 with a road matchup agains…
On Tuesday, the Atlantic Coastal Conference announced its all-conference team. Former Calhoun offensive lineman Jack DeFoor was selected as an All ACC Team Honorable Mention. The redshirt junior suited up for Georgia Tech this past season, as the Yellow Jackets begin to transition from a tri…
Last Wednesday, the Calhoun Lady Jackets and the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix met for the first time in the 2019-20 varsity girls basketball season. The Lady Phoenix cruised to a 19-point victory, 56-37, in the third-place game of the Border Wars Tournament at Northwest Whitfield High School.
The SEC Championship Game is upon us and this year’s matchup features a familiar opponent representing the Eastern Division vs. a relative newcomer from the West. The No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs will meet the No. 2 LSU Tigers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday at 4 p.m. It’s a College Football Pla…
Gordon Central’s 2018-19 season came to an end in the first round of the state playoffs, falling to eventual state champion Douglass 63-51. The Lady Warriors are back on the hardwood after completing 2018-19 with a final record of 13-11, including 10-5 in Region 7-AA competition.
The times are changing at Calhoun High School for the girls basketball program. The Calhoun Lady Jackets are in the midst of new beginnings with a new head coach at the helm in Jaime Echols.
Last year, the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix made it all the way to the Final Four in the GHSA state playoffs. This year, they’ll be looking to replicate those results, and more.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets begin the 2019-2020 season looking to capture their seventh region title in eight years. To do that, they’ll need to take back Region Six in their final year in Class AAA.
The Gordon Central Warriors enter the 2019 season in search of greater consistency in the 2019 season. Head coach Derrick Broom, entering his third full year at the helm, said GC lost several seniors, but there is a young core in place.
Larry Brown, Calhoun Football’s equipment manager from 2001-2012, died Monday at the age of 78. Brown loved football and had a passion for both the Calhoun and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Varsity basketball is underway in Gordon County. On Monday, all three of the county’s varsity girls teams took to the hardwood, battling it out in tournament play.
The Road to Atlanta ran out of real estate in Fort Valley. Guided by a consistent offense and stifling defense, the Peach County Trojans (11-1) shut out the Calhoun Yellow Jackets (10-2), 35-0 at Peach County High School Friday. The loss ends Clay Stephenson’s first year at the helm of the p…
Sonoraville senior Shayna Dutton has officially signed to continue her collegiate softball career at Young Harris College. Dutton was honored in a signing ceremony at Sonoraville High School on Wednesday, surrounded by family, friends, coaches and Sonoraville administrators.
Sonoraville senior Grayson Boley has officially signed a tennis scholarship with Point University. Sonoraville High School held a signing ceremony for Boley on Monday afternoon with family, friends and Sonoraville High School administrators in attendance.
The Calhoun High School Swim and Dive Team competes in a home meet against Northwest Whitfield, Gilmer, Darlington, Pickens and Central High Schools at the Calhoun Aquatic Center on Thursday, Nov. 14.
The memory still burns in the minds of the Calhoun Yellow Jackets and their fans. In the 2018 state semifinal, the Peach County Trojans entered Phil Reeve Stadium and earned a 22-7 victory, sending the Trojans to Atlanta for a championship game and dashing the Jackets’ aspirations of back-to…
Sonoraville senior Wyatt Castoe made it official, signing with College of Charleston to continue his baseball career at the next level. Castoe signed his papers Wednesday at Sonoraville High School in front of friends and family.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets (10-1) are on to the second round of the GHSA State Football Playoffs for the 19th year in-a-row after a 38-10 win over the Morgan County Bulldogs (7-4) Friday at Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve Stadium. The victory is head coach Clay Stephenson’s first in the playoffs.
In a battle of fire-breathing animals, the Sonoraville Phoenix (5-6) saw their season extinguished after falling on the road to the Jefferson Dragons (9-1) 49-17 Friday night at Jefferson Memorial Stadium.
Sonoraville senior Averi Walraven has officially signed with the North Florida Ospreys, becoming the first Lady Phoenix girls’ soccer player to sign with an NCAA Division I school.
“It’s been a long time coming” as Calhoun senior Carlie Henderson officially put pen to paper, signing with the University of South Carolina on Wednesday at the Calhoun High School Media Center. Henderson, Calhoun Softball’s leadoff hitter for the previous three seasons, will start at USC in…
On Tuesday, the GHSA Reclassification Committee denied Calhoun High School’s reclassification appeal, according to Jennie Coker, School and Community Relations Director of Calhoun City Schools, said in an emailed statement.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets and the Sonoraville Phoenix begin their respective playoff journeys this Friday night, in a quest to reach the state capital and play for ultimate glory. However, 30 other teams have the same mission. The records are, essentially, 0-0. Here are round one’s playoff …
The Ashworth Middle School Varsity Warrior Wrestling Team kicked off the season on a positive note at the Jr. Screaming Eagle Individual Tournament in Mt. Zion last Saturday.
Gordon Central (3-7, 3-4 region) withstood a furious Coosa Eagles’ (1-9, 1-6 region) rally in the final quarter to end their season with a 21-14 win at Eagle Stadium on Friday night.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets (9-1, 7-1 region) kept their positive momentum going heading into the playoffs, cruising past Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (4-6, 4-4 region) 44-7 in Fort Oglethorpe.
The Sonoraville Phoenix could not contain North Murray quarterback Ladd McConkey as the North Murray Mountaineers pulled away in the fourth quarter to win 45-21 at North Murray High School. However, with a Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe loss to Calhoun, the Phoenix grab hold of Region 6-AAA’s No. …
Last Saturday, Gordon County’s schools competed in the 2019 GHSA State Cross Country Championships in Carrollton. Below are Calhoun and Sonoraville’s results for the 3A championship and Gordon Central’s for the 2A championship.
If you have attended a Gordon Central sporting event in the past five years, chances are you have come across Jesse Walters. Walters, a five-year senior with special needs, has been described as Gordon Central’s No. 1 fan and is as constant presence on the GC sideline.
On Tuesday, the Georgia High School Athletic Association announced classification realignments for Georgia high schools for 2020-22. For Gordon County-based schools, only one will be making a move. The question is, how high up?
Well, here we are. Twelve weeks ago we kicked off Gordon County varsity football with Calhoun facing Ridgeland in the 2019 Corky Kell Classic. This Friday, the regular season will end, but a definitive is the county will be represented in the GHSA state playoffs. The question that remains is…
The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Florida Gators in their annual rivalry game in Jacksonville. Relive today's action from TIAA Bank Field as the Dawgs took care of business 24-17 to move to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in SEC play.
After a tough loss last week, the Sonoraville Phoenix were in need of a big win at Coahulla Creek on Friday night to aid the visitors’ quest to reach the postseason. The Phoenix did just that as they soundly defeated Coahulla Creek 54-17.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets winning streak goes to five games as they top the Haralson County Rebels 28-14 in Tallapoosa on Friday. The victory earns Calhoun a first-round playoff game at Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve Stadium on Nov. 15.
Gordon Central just couldn’t stop Rockmart despite their best efforts and fell at home, but not before a longtime fixture in the Warriors community got to score.
Calhoun’s Reilly Fain and Sonoraville’s Raleigh Hooper have been selected to participate in the 2019 Georgia Athletic Coaches’ Association’s North-South All-Star Junior Volleyball Classic. The match will take place at Westside Macon High School on Saturday, Nov. 16.
Gordon Central High School’s JROTC Raider team competed in last Saturday’s Georgia State Raider Competition, taking second place (out of 15 teams) in the Rope Bridge event with a time of 1.38.
We are now less than two weeks away from the end of the varsity football regular season. It’s crunch time as we’ll soon find out who’s marching on the playoffs. This week, we take a look at the matchups and what needs to happen in order to clinch a spot in the GHSA football playoffs.
The Calhoun Lady Jackets softball season is over as the team fell in walkoff fashion to region rival (and eventual state champion) Ringgold 8-7 last Saturday afternoon at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. The Lady Jackets went 2-2 in the state tournament, taking down Jefferson …
The Calhoun Lady Jackets volleyball season came to an end last Saturday at the hands of a Westminster sweep. Despite the result being not the one desired, the 2019 campaign featured the Lady jackets winning 90% of their games, along with an area championship and two tournament victories.
The Sonoraville Phoenix played host to the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors on Friday night in a game that was undoubtedly impacted by the rainy conditions. With a win, the Phoenix would have clinched a playoff spot, but LFO had different ideas. The Warriors defeated Sonoraville 27-26.
On a rainy and chilly night, the run game and turnovers led the Model Blue Devils (4-4, 4-1 region) to a key region victory over the Gordon Central Warriors (2-6, 2-3 region), 21-0.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets rolled to an easy victory Friday night on a damp Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve Stadium as they defeated the visiting Coahulla Creek Colts, 46-6, thanks to a barrage of early scores from senior quarterback Jake Morrow and junior running back Jerrian Hames.
The Calhoun Lady Jackets struggled the entire evening offensively and fell to the Lovett Lady Lions 3-0 Thursday at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. They will now battle Jefferson High School in the loser's bracket with no margin for error from this point forward.