Atlanta Falcons star Vic Beasley Jr. visited Calhoun on Saturday for a meet and greet and autograph signing at the Calhoun Wal-Mart.
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — A pair of Union College track & field standouts collected honors from the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) as Stephen Gray (JR/Louisville, Ky.) and former Calhoun High standout Tamia Wade (SO/Calhoun, Ga.) were named the men’s and women’s Field Athletes of the We…
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets once again showed off their depth and skill on Friday several different players contributing in a big way for a dominant region home win.
Although it was able to string together a handful of hard hits and was bolstered by a steady pitching performance, Sonoraville was unable to rally after a couple of costly mistakes in a 3-1 loss against the Adairsville Tigers on Thursday.
The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix continued their strong season and potential region title bid with another solid 6-AAA win on Friday night at home.
Sonoraville High senior Bailey Reece (front row, center) signed a football scholarship with Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Ala.) on Wednesday.
Just a few miles down the road from the Gordon County Campus of Georgia Northwestern sits Georgia Cumberland Academy and it’s the first stop of what head coach David Stephenson hopes will be a long and fruitful 2017 recruiting trail for the Lady Bobcats.
On Monday, March 20, 2017, Coach Dwight Sanderson was inducted in to the Alabama High School Sports Coaches Hall of Fame.
The Calhoun girls and boys tennis teams each racked up two wins on Wednesday, and in the process, they both locked up No. 1 seeds for the Region 6-AAA Tournament in a few weeks.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets got several hits to set the table but couldn’t seem to find a timely hit to drive them in on Tuesday in a region loss at home.
The Georgia Highlands baseball team hosted Three Rivers Community College in a three game series this weekend at LakePoint in Emerson, their final series before starting GCAA play.
WALESKA, Ga. -- Reinhardt’s Rebecca Cheeks, a former Sonoraville High standout, has been named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American following an outstanding 2016-17 season.
ROME — The end of any high school basketball season also means the end of the careers of many local seniors. But for one night at Georgia Highlands College, the best seniors got a chance to showcase their game while having a little fun as well.
Sonoraville’s Clara Hulsey traveled to Brunswick over the weekend to face some stiff competition and came away with an impressive showing.
Gordon Central hosted the annual Mohawk-Warrior Invitational on Saturday at Ratner Stadium as 15 teams from all over Northwest Georgia came together to showcase their skills.
The Sonoraville boys hosted the Adairsville Tigers on Friday night, and they showed their strength from top to bottom. It wasn’t even close as the Phoenix dominated from start to finish. Sonoraville’s offense was clicking in the game, and it was way too much for the Tigers to handle as the P…
The Sonoraville fishing team traveled to Lake Nickajack in Marion County, Tenn. for their second tournament of the NWGHSAA season and came away with another solid resulty.
The Calhoun Yellow Jacket fell behind early during Thursday evening’s contest against the cross-town rival Sonoraville, but were quickly able to mount a comeback by leaning on a superb combination of timely hitting and quality pitching to clinch a 5-3 victory.
Gordon Central’s Kevin Valencia displayed his total package of skills on Wednesday night, using speed, agility, vision, instincts and finishing touch to have a record-breaking effort and lead his team to a dominant region win.
It wasn’t an ideal day for tennis on Tuesday afternoon with a wind chill in the low 30s and snow flurries falling, but that didn’t hinder the Calhoun boys and girls teams from picking up three wins apiece, including one over their crosstown rival.
The Sonoraville baseball team had to do a little extra work on Tuesday night in their Region 6-AAA opener, but it was worth it in the end thanks to a clutch hit from junior Storm Carnes.
Over the last month, several local seniors took off their high school jersey for what they thought was the final time once their teams’ season came to an end. But a few of them will get one more chance to wear it after all.
The Northwest Georgia Nitros, a local swim team that operates out of the Calhoun Aquatic Center, will send four swimmers to the NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, Fla. this week. They began the meet on Tuesday and it will wrap up on Saturday.
When USC Lancaster got off the bus on Saturday, the Lancers boasted perhaps the best offense in the NJCAA. USCL is currently leading the nation in home runs and is second in the country in runs scored, so Chargers skipper Dash O’Neill knew his club would be facing a tough challenge this weekend.
No. 16 Reinhardt closed out its Spring Break trip with two more wins in Titusville, Fla., Saturday morning as the Lady Eagles defeated Lynn, 4-3, and Cumberlands, 7-4, to close the trip with an 8-2 mark.
It was a cold day at the Calhoun High track, but the weather certainly didn’t cool down the competition at the first- ever Yellow Jacket Invitational.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Host Eckerd College took advantage of a 42-31 lead at the half and also had the Lady Flames in serious foul problems the entire first half in the opening round of the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament.
Reinhardt’s women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end at the hands of College of the Ozarks Friday as the Lady Eagles fell, 81-62, in Sioux City, Iowa, in the first round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship.
Former Calhoun High baseball stars Charlie Culberson and Josh Smoker reported to Spring Training in February and both have eyes on breaking camp in late March with their respective Major League Club.
Aside from a couple momentary lapses, Calhoun dominated their region opener against LFO on Thursday night, and several different Jackets got in on the action.
Several former local baseball and softball standouts are continuing what they did on the high school fields by making an impact on the college level.
Calhoun High senior Cade Walker (front row, second from left) signed a football scholarship with Birmingham-Southern College (Birmingham, Ala.) on Thursday.
Former Sonoraville softball standouts Erin Whitlock and Abby Connally have gotten their college careers off to a solid start at Wallace State (Hanceville, Ala.), both contributing to their team as freshman.
The Calhoun track team got a chance to test their skills early in the season and got to do it on their home track as a bonus as they came away with solid results on Wednesday.
Fort Scott, Kan. — The Oklahoma Panhandle State University Rodeo team had a solid performance at the Fort Scott Community College rodeo this past weekend. The men’s team battled hard and captured the win and the women’s team finished the rodeo with a strong second. The Aggies had at least on…
WALESKA, Ga. - Maddie Evans and Melora Kay had big hits in game one, while former Gordon Central standout Maci Mills hurled a shutout in game two as No. 16 Reinhardt defeated Milligan, 4-2 and 4-0, in an Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader at Ken White Softball Field Monday afternoon.
The Sonoraville and Calhoun High fishing teams both opened their season recently at Lake Chickamauga in Tennessee to kickoff another Spring with the NWGHSAA. A total of 162 boats braved the chilly weather and wind gusts of 20 mph, and two local teams finished in the top five in total weigh-in.
Brandon Bell hit his second homer in as many games and former Sonoraville High standout Drew Wilson carried a no-hitter through five innings in a 10-0 defeat of NJCAA DII power Cuyahoga CC in the first of a split team doubleheader on Saturday.
Sonoraville visited Cartersville Country Club on Monday for a tri-match against Cartersville and Woodland and came away with solid results.
SAVANNAH — The last offensive drought was one too many for the Calhoun Yellow Jackets on Saturday night in the semifinals of the Class AAA Final Four.