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The exciting playoff run for the Sonoraville girls basketball team came to an end in their Final Four game on Saturday, falling to Johnson 64-52 at the Armstrong campus of Georgia Southern University.

Gordon Central head football coach Cory Nix stepped down from his position with the team Wednesday morning, a day after a meeting in which he was presented with the “ultimatum” of either being removed from his post or resigning on his own.

Firing on all cylinders and continuing to hit its stride more and more with each passing AAA state playoff game, the Sonoraville girls basketball team extended its momentous, historic playoff run by coasting past Rutland 75-51 at The Furnace to lock in a one-in-four opportunity to hoist the …

Sonoraville’s Brandon Busby picked up a win Thursday in tennis action against Gordon Central. Overall, the Phoenix boys tennis team won 4-1. Joining Busby with single wins were John Lister and Tripp Morrison. Grayson Boley and Spencer Ford won in doubles action, and Josiah Vincent and Zane S…

Sonoraville’s Cole Godrey drives the ball while at-bat against Armuchee on Thursday, Feb. 27. The Phoenix swept the Indians — 18-17 in the first game and 9-5 in the second. The next game for the Phoenix is planned for Saturday against Southeast Whitfield, for an away double-header scheduled …

After the dust had settled from a physical, tumultuous clash in the second round of the AAA state playoffs, the Sonoraville girls made school history on Wednesday evening, becoming the first Lady Phoenix squad to advance to the Elite Eight by defeating Pace Academy 61-46.

With the ability to rack up points in the post, knock down shots at an impressive clip behind the arc and defend tenaciously down the length of the court, the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix have proven all season that it is perhaps the most complete team in Region 6-AAA.

Calhoun’s Tripp Hoblitzell is headed off to play football at Birmingham Southern College in the fall after signing a scholarship during a ceremony at the high school Wednesday.

Bralin Barton, one of the most dangerous and elusive wide receivers in Region 6-AAA over the past few seasons and a key cog in the Calhoun offense, shared that he is taking his talents to the University of Pikeville (Ky.) on Wednesday as part of Calhoun High’s National Signing Day festivities.

Calhoun’s Drew Rutledge signed to play football at Georgia Southern University during a ceremony at the high school on Wednesday, surrounded by his family, friends and coaches.

Dawson Lackey, one of the key leaders on both sides of the ball for the Gordon Central Warrior football team over the past four  seasons, signed to extend his football career at the University of Pikeville (Ky.) during National Signing Day on Wednesday in a ceremony at Gordon Central amongst…

Talented Calhoun High track and cross country standout Brody Blalock signed to continue his running career at the next level by signing to join the Reinhardt University track and cross country teams in a ceremony featuring family, friends and coaches on Wednesday afternoon.

After suffering a narrow defeat in the semifinals on day two of the tournament, the Sonoraville Firebirds capped off a dominant and tremendous 2018-2019 duals campaign with a third-place finish at the state duals in Macon this past weekend.

Calhoun football standout Brannon Spector, who has flashed both skill and versatility on both sides of the ball for the Yellow Jackets over the past four seasons, took part in National Signing Day on Tuesday afternoon, signing a scholarship to join the illustrious Clemson Tigers football pro…

The red-hot Sonoraville Firebirds snatched another first-place trophy to add to its steadily growing current 2018 collection on Wednesday, defeating Calhoun and Gordon Central at The Hive en route to claiming the Gordon County High School Wrestling Championship.

Calhoun football head coach Hal Lamb, his coaching staff, his current and former players and the rest of the Calhoun football program were recognized by the GHSA at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Tuesday for being one of an elite group of programs to win multiple state championships over the past …

In what turned out to be just as much of a brutal, physical slugfest of a game  as initially advertised between a pair of Class AAA’s most dynamic and complete rosters,  the Peach County Trojans proved more opportunistic, defeating Calhoun 22-7 on Friday at The Reeve and closing the door on …

One key difference between the regular season and the postseason is that each postseason opponent is virtually guaranteed to present a larger challenge as each round passes.

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