High School Sports

It was a second half to forget for the Gordon Central Warriors as they fell to the Pepperell Dragons, 28-7, at Pepperell High School on Friday.

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix secured a much-needed region win over the Adairsville Tigers 4-0 on Senior Night at Sonoraville High School on Thursday. The victory pushes Sonoraville's region record to 5-2, assuring the Lady Phoenix of at least third place in the group. 

Following a strong performance at the Big Peach Mustang Stampede last Saturday, Sept. 14, Felipe Barrios was name the boys 3A runner of the week by GA Milesplit (ga.milesplit.com). Barrios completed the course with a time of 16:57, placing 5th overall against a field of schools ranging in si…

The Calhoun Lady Jackets took care of business Tuesday, sweeping Dade County and Gordon Central at Gordon Central High School. Calhoun (33-3) extends its winning streak to three matches.

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix volleyball team walked away with a tri-match split against Gilmer County and Pickens County on Tuesday at Pickens County High School. Sonoraville dropped the first match to host Pickens County 2-1 (25-19, 23-25, 16-18), but rebounded for a win over Gilmer County …

In February, surprise ran through the Calhoun and Gordon County community when Calhoun head football coach Hal Lamb announced his retirement from the game.

The Calhoun Yellow Jackets (3-0, 1-0 region) started region play off on the right foot with a 17-7 road victory over the Sonoraville Phoenix (1-2, 0-1 region). It is also Yellow Jacket head coach Clay Stephenson’s first region and rivalry-game win in his career.

The Gordon Central Lady Warriors picked up their third win of the 2019 season, sweeping Morris Innovative at Gordon Central High School on Tuesday. The victory is also Gordon Central’s first in area competition.

The Calhoun Lady Jackets (11-5, 4-0 region) were on the other end of a shutout as the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans left town with a 6-0 win at Calhoun High School on Monday.

The Calhoun Yellow Jackets used a 23-point third quarter to shut out the Therrell Panthers, 30-0, Friday at Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve Stadium. The win is head coach Clay Stephenson’s first regular-season victory at The Reeve.

Sonoraville suffered its first region defeat of the season as the Lady Phoenix fell to the visiting Ringgold Lady Tigers, 16-2, on Wednesday at Sonoraville High School. The loss drops Sonoraville’s overall record back to .500 at 5-5.

The Calhoun Lady Jackets continued their winning ways after sweeps of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe and Model Tuesday at Calhoun High School.

After two weather delays and two separate postponements, the first meeting of 2019 between the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix and the Calhoun Lady Jackets has ended. On Monday, Sonoraville walked off in the eighth inning, 3-2, at Sonoraville High School.

Calhoun answered a lot of questions Thursday night in the Corky Kell Classic after a 38-8 victory over the Ridgeland Panthers to kick off the 2019 GHSA football season. For those wondering about the new era in Northwest Georgia, the Yellow Jackets are still there.

Randy Steward has yet another accolade to add to his impressive resume. On Thursday, the National Wrestling Coaches Association recognized Steward as the Section 3 high school boys coach of the year.

The Calhoun Lady Jackets suffered their first loss of 2019 at the hands of the Northwest Whitfield Lady Bruins, 3-2, on Tuesday at Calhoun High School.

Coming off a scrimmage at Sonoraville High School, the Gordon Central Warriors prepare for a battle with 3A Haralson County on Friday. The Haralson County Rebels, led by head coach Scott Peavey, enter 2019 coming off a 8-3 season last fall.

The first meeting of the 53 Frenzy softball edition has been delayed another week due to inclement weather. Monday’s afternoon thunderstorms, accompanied by lightning, forced another postponement of the Calhoun-Sonoraville softball game at Sonoraville High School.

Last month, Phoenix head coach Denver Pate said there was no definitive starter for the 2019 Sonoraville Phoenix. Blade Bryant and Brady Lackey were battling it out for the starting role, and Pate said the two were like a 1A and 1B.

Middle school football is focused on getting kids ready for the high school varsity level. Many of the athletes you’ll soon see on Friday nights at Calhoun, Gordon Central and Sonoraville are preparing for that stage this fall. The Calhoun Times gives you a look into the upcoming middle scho…

For the first time in the 21st Century, Hal Lamb will not be on the Yellow Jackets’ sideline with headset on Friday nights. A new era begins in Calhoun Football as Clay Stephenson takes the reins of a program that has won 18 consecutive region titles.

After going 4-6 the previous two seasons, the Sonoraville Phoenix are striving for a winning record and a return to the state playoffs. Head coach Denver Pate enters another season at the helm of the program, and has much optimism based on what he has seen over the team’s offseason.

Varsity high school football is not for the faint of heart. There is the risk for injury and while it might seem easy to execute different types of plays, there’s a lot more to it than just in the game itself. There is much preparation in the months and weeks leading up to the beginning of t…

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix volleyball team went 2-2 at Adairsville’s “Welcome to the Jungle” tournament on Saturday. The Phoenix captured wins over Pickens County (25-14, 13-25, 15-5) and North Murray (20-25, 25-10, 15-10), but dropped a match to Fannin County (14-25, 25-19, 11-15), and we…

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix got off on the right foot to begin their 2019 campaign as they swept the Gordon Central Lady Warriors 3-0 at Sonoraville High School on Friday.

Volleyball is back as the first games of varsity are getting underway in Gordon County. For the Gordon Central Lady Warriors, they begin their second season under head coach Alicen Pearson.

If you’ve been patient since last December for the return of varsity football to Gordon County, the wait is almost over. This week marks the first week in 2019 of varsity football on the docket.