High School Sports

Using their trademark ground-and-pound style, LFO opened up a big lead at halftime and went on to a 33-14 victory over Sonoraville on Friday night. The win secured the Warriors' first state playoff berth since 2007 and put a severe cramp in the Phoenix's playoff hopes with just two games lef…

After a dominant win over Murray County at home last week, the undefeated Calhoun Yellow Jackets travelled to Coahulla Creek High School in Dalton to take on the Colts on Senior Night. The Jackets came into the game with a lot of momentum and sought to earn a similar result on the road as th…

Cory Nix was driving down I-75 on the way to watch his son’s travel baseball team practice in the Kennesaw, Georgia, area. As soon as he arrived at the facility, he received a phone call. It was Gordon Central High School principal Doug Clark. He was offering Nix the position of head footbal…

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After further cementing themselves at the top of the 6-AAA standings with another landslide victory over Murray County at The Reeve last Friday, Calhoun will load up the buses and hit I-75 this Friday for a road contest against a Coahulla Creek team that looks to be on the rise, with kickoff…

After suffering a tough season so far, the winless Murray County Indians travelled to Phil Reeve Stadium in Calhoun, to take on the daunting task of facing an undefeated Calhoun team, fresh off a dominate win over rival Adairsville. As expected, Calhoun dominated this game in all phases and …

The Sonoraville volleyball team commemorated its Senior Night with a dominant victory. The Lady Phoenix opened against AAAA Ridgeland (20-18) and came away with a resounding 25-12, 25-18 victory. Following a ceremony honoring the six SHS seniors, the Phoenix coasted to a second win over fell…

In what turned out to be an ascendant and decorated evening for the Sonoraville softball program all around, the Lady Phoenix leaned on its reliable  formula of  unshakeable starting pitching and timely hitting to coast past the visiting North Hall Lady Trojans in a two game sweep to advance…

Calhoun head coach Hal Lamb emphasizes week-in and week-out the importance of winning the turnover battle to his team, and the Jackets responded in a big way on Friday, securing six turnovers in what quickly escalated into a dominant 61-0 win over the Adairsville Tigers.

Fresh off a tough loss to Dade County at home, the Gordon Central  football team aimed to put the bad taste out of its  mouth and rebound on its road trip to Armuchee. The Warriors overcame a sloppy first half to win big over the hometown Indians 36-7.

Coming off of a nail-biting loss to Dade County on Homecoming night, Gordon Central is hoping to revamp  its offense and maintain its steady defensive play when the team travels south to square off with the upstart Armuchee Indians on Friday at 7:30.

It has been a mixed start to Region 6-AAA play for the Sonoraville Phoenix, who easily soared  past the Murray County Indians with its dynamic aerial attack 62-18 two weeks ago before falling in a gritty, defensive slugfest against Ringgold Tigers 28-7 at home last Friday.

After an idle week afforded Calhoun an opportunity to rest and recuperate, the Yellow Jackets will attempt to pick right back up where it left off at the top of Region 6-AAA as the team makes the short trip down US Highway 41 on Friday at 7:30 p.m. to take on the Adairsville Tigers, who have…

After a big offensive output in their lopsided victory against Murray County last week, the Sonoraville Phoenix hosted the Ringgold Tigers, who had just come off a shellacking at the hands of Calhoun. The game was a hard-fought defensive battle for three quarters, but the visiting Tigers ran…

In what unfolded as a tightly-contested, gritty Region 7-AA game between Gordon Central and Dade County Wolverines Friday night, the Warriors fell victim to a late-game winning drive in final quarter by the Wolverines to lose the Homecoming showdown 13-12.

The Calhoun Yellow Jackets got their pursuit of a state-record 18th straight region title off to a flying start last Friday, but they will face a different kind of challenge this week as they head on the road into another team’s house that would like nothing more than to play spoiler.

Sonoraville head coach Trace Vaughn taught his daughter Kailey (Vaughn) Martin a lot of what she knows about the game of volleyball. On Thursday, Martin got a chance to show her father what she has learned over the years from him when her Adairsville Lady Tigers took on the Lady Phoenix in a…

Football is back and baseball is rolling down the stretch with pennant races heating up. I was talking to some of my friends the other day about how weird it will be for the Braves to be relevant in September again this year as for the last several years, I’ve been fully focused on football …

Coming off an emotional, hard-fought, extra-innings win over their rival Sonoraville last Thursday, the Calhoun Lady Jackets could’ve looked at the matchup against Murray County, who is winless in region play this year, and gone through the motions against a lesser opponent. They did the exa…

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