Calhoun High School has a new coach for the Lady Jackets basketball team in coach Jaime Echols. Coach Echols brings an impressive level of experience and proven success as a head coach at Grovetown High School outside of Augusta.
High School Sports
The boys’ edition of the Calhoun-Sonoraville rivalry displayed a lot more offense, but only from one side as the Yellow Jackets shut out the Phoenix, 4-0, on Thursday. The Yellow Jackets earned their fourth shutout of the season.
A day after falling to non-region opponent Baylor, the Calhoun boys soccer team took down Ringgold 4-0 on Wednesday, with goals from four different players.
Posed with the challenge of facing one of the state’s girls basketball powerhouses on Saturday, the Lady Phoenix followed a running theme of their season — despite facing early adversity, they battled back until the buzzer sounded.
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.
All year long Sonoraville head wrestling coach Randy Steward has prompted his grapplers to “Make Sonoraville Greater.” The group has taken the message to heart, responding in a resounding way this past weekend to etch their names in the history books.
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.
The Gordon Central Lady Warriors continue their great season by clinched their second consecutive AA state playoff berth Tuesday night with a convincing win over the Armuchee Lady Indians, 55-33.
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.
Gordon Central football standout Abraham Reyes participated in National Signing Day to continue playing football at the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) on Wednesday amongst his family, friends and coaches.
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…
The Gordon Central Warriors witnessed its season come to an end on Monday night with a heartbreaking overtime loss to the Armuchee Indians by a score of 60-52.
The Sonoraville Firebird and Calhoun Yellow Jacket grapplers each put forth one of its best performances this past weekend at the Area 4-AAA traditional tournament at LFO.
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.
The Calhoun wrestling team traveled to Pickens High School to compete against some the state’s elite talent at the Burnt Mountain Classic over the weekend, emerging with a fifth-place finish out of 21 teams competing.
It was a night of jubilation, celebration and domination for the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix, who soundly defeated the Murray County Lady Indians 63-29 on Tuesday and recognized its decorated group of upperclassmen in a ceremony afterwards.
The Calhoun Lady Jackets put together one of its most resilient and robust performances of the season against the Adairsville Lady Tigers on Tuesday evening, snatching an early lead and holding on to earn a 54-52 Region 6-AAA victory over the Highway 41 foes.
When Mercedes Coleman entered high school, she was already on the radar of Gordon Central girls basketball coach Matthew Swanson, after making a name for herself as a player throughout her middle school years with more than 1,300 points.
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.
As the team continues to round into form with the postseason on the horizon, Calhoun avenged one its worst non-region losses on the season on Saturday at the Hive.
With an experienced group of skilled, veteran players, the Gordon Central Lady Warriors set out to become a bigger factor in Region 7-AA this season. The team further established itself as just that, withstanding a comeback and earning an impactful, tightly-contested 66-65 victory over the f…
It was a dominant and decorated night for the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix, who snagged a crucial 85-46 home region win over the Calhoun Lady Jackets last Friday at the furnace.
The Firebirds fully lived up to its name on Saturday, staying scoring hot and capping off its commanding run through Area 5-AAA to capture the Area 5-AAA Duals Championship and locking in a first-round bye in the state tournament in the process.
The Sonoraville Firebirds closed out 2018 as solidly as it started it, accumulating even more momentum and continuing head coach Randy Steward’s vision of improving each day with a first-place tournament win at the Calhoun New Years Duals.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets experienced a mostly successful tune-up at the Model Big Blue Classic holiday tournament, which took place in the latter part of last week and over the weekend. The Jackets notched two wins and narrowly lost its other contest.
Senior Calhoun football player Davis Allen, who has made elite and dynamic contributions on 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 footba…
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.
The Sonoraville Firebirds exited the weekend with yet another championship, this time dominating the field at the Wolfpack Duals at North Paulding High School.
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 …
The fast break and long-range shooting prowess of the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix proved to be overwhelming in a 79-49 victory over the Adairsville Lady Tigers, giving the Lady Phoenix a second region win to add to its early-season total.
The Gordon Central wrestling team put forth a solid showing on Wednesday night, with the Warriors picking up a dominant 66-6 win over Temple before losing an intense and hard-fought match against Murray County.
In the first of the games featuring the varsity basketball squads of Model and Gordon Central, the Lady Warriors sought to get their second region win of the year against the Lady Blue Devils in Calhoun. After a back-and-forth game, the visitors pulled away at the end and defeated Gordon Cen…
It was a dynamic and dominant performance for the Calhoun Highs School Swim and Dive Team in a home meet at the Calhoun Aquatic Center last Thursday.
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 …
Whether it’s the will to emerge victorious, trying to bask in championship glory, cementing a spot in the history books or proving doubters wrong, there are a multitude of motivational factors heading into a pivotal playoff match-up.
Gordon Central softball senior standout Morgan Franks (first row, fourth from left) signed to continue her playing career at Reinhardt University amongst family, friends and coaches at Gordon Central on Tuesday.