The 12-year-old TYP Outlaws, a local travel baseball team based out of The Yard hitting facility in Calhoun, went to Cooperstown, New York last week to test themselves against some of the best competition in the country, and they came away as champions.
The Sonoraville Fishing team was represented well on Saturday, June 4 at the Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association Classic at Lake Chickamauga. Sonoraville had four boats fish, and three of them weighed in fish. Will Pritchett (pictured) fished by himself and placed ninth with 12.35 total pounds. Dustin Hall and Blade Parker (pictured) finished 12th with 11.17 total pounds. Gage and Chase Potter finished 44th with 3.26lbs.
As the summer continued this week, two more high school programs held their annual youth camp as Calhoun High Softball and Sonoraville High Soccer hosted groups of youngsters in hopes of teaching them about their respective games and having fun at the same time.
Six local baseball standouts will get another chance to wear their high school jerseys on Monday as they compete in the Georgia-Tennessee All-Star Baseball Classic at the McCallie School in Chattanooga.
For four days last week, the Gordon Central High football coaches and several players got a chance to pass their knowledge on to the next generation of Warriors… and have a little fun at the same time.
Both Calhoun and Sonoraville had outstanding years in athletics across the board, and that was evident by their finish in the Georgia Athletic Director’s Association Cup Regions Directors Cup standings.
GULF SHORES, Ala. — Union College freshman and former Sonoraville High standout Andrew Slaton registered another impressive performance, earning NAIA All-American honors and shattering the school record in the 100-meter dash on Saturday.
The second-ever Calhoun-Gordon County Sports Hall of Fame Class was announced this past week with seven former local legends earning induction after being nominated and voted on by the Hall’s Board of Directors.
The Calhoun High School Fishing Team competed at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Ala. last Saturday, and just like every other tournament this year, a cold front came through and the wind blew, making fishing conditions tough.
MACON, Ga. — Head coach Mike Sansing has been unanimously named 2016 Coach of the Year honors for leading the Kennesaw State baseball team to their first regular season title in program history, while six Owls were tabbed postseason awards, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced on Tuesday afternoon.
MACON, Ga. — Junior Corey Greeson and sophomore Griffin Helms of the Kennesaw State baseball team earned selections on the 2016 Atlantic Sun Conference Academic All-Conference team, the league announced Monday (May 23) afternoon.
With the NCAA DII Outdoor National Championships a week away the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its annual list of All-Region honorees for the outdoor season. The Lady Hawks saw 20 performances recognized; while the Hawks tallied 18 All-Region finishes.
TULSA, Okla. — The University of Florida men’s tennis team defeated the SMU Mustangs, 4-0 on Friday afternoon in NCAA Round of 16. Florida advances to the NCAA Quarterfinal round for the first time since the 2005 season.
TULSA, Okla. — The No. 9-ranked University of Florida men’s tennis team faces the SMU Mustangs on Friday afternoon in the NCAA Round of 16. First serve at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center is set for 1 p.m. ET
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The No. 9 University of Florida men’s tennis team swept the No. 17 University of South Florida Bulls on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Second Round at the Ring Tennis Complex. Florida advances to the NCAA Round of 16 at the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championships held in Tulsa, Okla.
The Calhoun High Fishing team competed at Lake Weiss in Cedar Bluff Alabama on Saturday. Conditions were once again rough as a cold front moved through and the wind blew. Fishing was good but, catching was poor according to Calhoun coach Randy Rice.
The Georgia Firebirds have started the travel basketball season with an 18-1 record. The team has been tournament champions four times with the most recent championship coming at the Girls Night out with the STARZ Tournament held at Kell High School in Cobb County on April 29-May 1.
FRISCO, Tex. — The Nicholls State University softball team garnered three of the six individual awards and had a total of seven players recognized — including three first-team selections — as the Southland Conference announced its 2016 all-conference softball teams Monday afternoon.
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Former Sonoraville High standout Thad Harris pitched seven stellar innings and Grant English drove in the game’s only run as Winthrop clinched the weekend series against Charleston Southern with a 1-0 victory in Sunday’s rubber match at Winthrop Ballpark.
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — Union College’s Andrew Slaton (FR/Calhoun, Ga.) earned his third Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week honor in the outdoor season, the conference announce on Monday.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Sports Hall of Fame voted at its April 12 meeting to recognize the Calhoun Yellow Jackets’ 1952 State Champion football team at its annual banquet on August 13, 2016. A new class of individual inductees will be selected for induction in the coming weeks from over 30 nominations received.
The Calhoun High Fishing team competed in a tournament on Saturday at Lake Chickamauga. Once again the wind blew and made conditions tough for the fishermen, but they were still able to have a successful day.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Georgia gymnastics team wrapped its season with a 196.8125 at the NCAA Gymnastics Championships, finishing sixth at the Super Six in front of 8,338 fans at the Fort Worth Convention Center.