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.
High School Sports
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.
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.
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.
Calhoun High senior Cade Walker (front row, second from left) signed a football scholarship with Birmingham-Southern College (Birmingham, Ala.) on Thursday.
The Model boys’ soccer team led for more than half the match before losing 2-1 to Gordon Central in a Region 7-AA battle Wednesday at home.
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.
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.
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.
Both Calhoun and Gordon Central traveled to LaFayette Golf Club on Saturday to play in the Rambler Invitational and came away with solid results.
The Calhoun girls came away with a third-place and 12th-place finish against tough competition at the Glynn County Ryder Cup in Jekyll Island on Saturday.
The Gordon Central girls and boys teams each finished atop the team standings to sweep wins at a home meet on Thursday against four other teams.
Kayla Ralston has played for and coached alongside Jerry Pruett. Now, she will take the reins from him and usher in the next chapter of Calhoun Lady Jackets basketball.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets keep proving people wrong…and they wouldn’t want it any other way.