High School Sports

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.

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 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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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.

Gordon Central and Calhoun’s cross-country teams competed in their respective region championships on Tuesday. Results from the meets are below as follows:

We are closing in on the home stretch of the 2019 varsity football season (Where has the time gone?), but the push for the playoffs is on as key region matchups are set for Friday night showdowns. Calhoun and Sonoraville will host while Gordon Central travels. Read up on the games happening …

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix volleyball team was swept out of the first round of the 2019 GHSA 3A Volleyball state playoffs by the Cherokee Bluff Bears Saturday at North Hall High School. Sonoraville finishes the 2019 season with a record of 25-23.

Thanks to a big fourth quarter, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets (6-1, 4-1 region) overwhelmed the Murray County Indians (4-4, 2-4 region) 35-0 at Murray County High School on Friday. It is Calhoun’s second shutout of 2019.

The Gordon Central Warriors (2-5, 2-3 region) picked up their first home win of the 2019 season, downing the Armuchee Indians 41-7 Friday at Ratner Memorial Stadium. It is head coach T.J. Hamilton’s second win at the helm of the program.

The Calhoun Lady Jackets are heading to Columbus for the 2019 GHSA 3A State Softball Tournament after sweeping the Rutland Lady Canes in the second round of the playoffs by scores of 9-1 and 9-2. It is Calhoun’s seventh consecutive trip to the Columbus-hosted tournament.

Gordon County’s varsity cross-country programs competed this past Tuesday at the Gordon County Cowbell Classic, which serves as the championship cross country race for all public schools within Gordon County. Calhoun High School secured victories in both races, with Felipe Barrios finishing …

Crunch time is upon us as the 2019 varsity football regular season concludes in less than one month (time has really flown by). All three Gordon County varsity teams are in action this Friday night, as Gordon Central will host while Calhoun and Sonoraville travel.

The Calhoun Lady Jackets head into round two of the state playoffs this Wednesday as the team travels south to battle the Rutland Hurricanes in a best-of-three series.

The Calhoun Yellow Jackets (5-1, 3-1 region) defended The Reeve as they topped the Adairsville Tigers (3-4, 2-3 region) 39-14 in a Region 6-AAA showdown Friday at Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve Stadium.

The Sonoraville Phoenix welcomed the undefeated Haralson County Rebels to The Furnace on Friday night, seeking to earn a huge region win in their sixth game of the season. Haralson and their powerful rushing attack had different plans.

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix volleyball team celebrated senior night at the Sonoraville Recreation Center on Tuesday. The three seniors: Lauren DeFoor, Alexis Lincoln and Caitlyn Gibson, were honored in a pregame ceremony along with their families and the rest of the team.

The Sonoraville Phoenix brought the fire to Catoosa County as they shut out the Ringgold Tigers, 41-0, Friday at Ringgold High School. The victory pushes Sonoraville’s overall record to 3-2 and region mark to 2-1.