Disappointment. Disbelief. Crushed. Those are some words that could describe what transpired Friday night under the lights in Calhoun.
High School Sports
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 …
The Gordon Central Warriors (0-3, 0-0 region) are coming off their bye week and face a tough test at Pepperell (2-1, 1-0 region) on Friday night. It will be both teams first regional bout of 2019.
This Friday, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets (3-0, 1-0 region) return to action as they host the North Murray Mountaineers (2-1, 1-0 region) at Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve Stadium.
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.
Last Saturday, the Calhoun Lady Jackets became the first cross-country team in school history to win the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational.
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.
The Sonoraville Phoenix (1-1) took a series of punches in the first quarter as the visiting Darlington Tigers (3-0) scored 31 unanswered points, ultimately coming out on top, 38-28.
The Calhoun Lady Jackets remain undefeated in region play as they took down Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, 4-1, at Calhoun High School on Thursday.
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 Hardin brothers are now officially Bears. On Wednesday, Jordan and Joshua Hardin signed golf scholarships with Truett McConnell University in a signing ceremony at Gordon Central High School.
Another Friday is just around the corner, which means its time for more football. This week features all three varsity teams in Gordon County hosting home games.
The Gordon Central’s bid for their first win of the season and the first victory for new head coach T.J. Hamilton’s career came up short against A-Private Christian Heritage Lions, 41-7.
It certainly was not the prettiest season opener, but the Sonoraville Phoenix found a way to get the road win over the Model Blue Devils, 18-10, Friday at Model 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.
While the result might not have been the one desired, the Gordon Central Warriors showed improvement in a 28-10 loss to the Haralson County Rebels Friday at Ratner Memorial Stadium.
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 Corky Kell Classic is upon us! The Calhoun Yellow Jackets kick off their 2019 season at the 28th edition of the football series against the Ridgeland Panthers in Rome.
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.
When the Calhoun Lady Jackets and the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix took the field on Tuesday night, most people probably expected the contest to be a close battle throughout. The patrons got just that, and a little bit more, as the game technically has not ended yet.
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 times are changing at Gordon Central High School. Despite three wins in 2018, the Warriors are ready to turn their fortunes around with a new coach at the helm of the program.
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 preseason scrimmage is in the books for the Calhoun Yellow Jackets as they defeated the Northwest Whitfield Bruins, 23-14, at Phil Reeve Stadium on Friday. It was the first-ever game for many, including Calhoun head coach Clay Stephenson.
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.