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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.

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.

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 …

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 …

One key difference between the regular season and the postseason is that each postseason opponent is virtually guaranteed to present a larger challenge as each round passes.

In what proved to be nothing less than a knock-down, drag-out slugfest between two of Class AAA’s most talented and dynamic squads, Calhoun survived its toughest test to date and emerged victorious over the Lovett Lions 21-6 in the second round of the Class AAA state playoffs on Friday night.

With the fourth playoff seed in Region 7-AA up for grabs, the Gordon Central Warriors ran out of steam despite a prosperous start, and fell victim to the playmaking prowess of the Coosa offensive personnel in a 37-14 defeat. Even though the Warriors fell short of the postseason, the loss mar…

Armed with an offense that has averaged over 44 points per game and a defense that has permitted a touchdown or less on average per contest, not to mention more of games ending with a running clock than not, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets have answered head coach Hal Lamb’s call to maintain its …

With a small window still open for the Phoenix to earn a spot in the playoffs, Sonoraville will look to cap of the regular season with a win when the North Murray Mountaineers travel to the Furnace on Friday.

Gearing up for the Senior Night showdown with the Haralson County Rebels, Calhoun head coach Hal Lamb knew his team had accomplish two goals to ensure a win:  The first was to utilize the team’s swift defense to contain opposing dynamic rusher Treylon Sheppard, and the second was to use the …

The Sonoraville Phoenix rode their stout defense, which kept Coahulla Creek in unmanageable situations nearly all night long, to a homecoming victory Friday night, 19-8.

After taking care of business on the road against the upstart Coahulla Creek Colts last Friday, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets will seek to cement its spot atop the Region 6-AAA standings when the team welcomes the Haralson County Rebels and its relentless rushing attack to Phil Reeve Stadium  f…

Using their trademark ground-and-pound style, LFO opened up a big lead at halftime and went on to a 33-14 victory over Sonoraville on Friday night. The win secured the Warriors' first state playoff berth since 2007 and put a severe cramp in the Phoenix's playoff hopes with just two games lef…

After a dominant win over Murray County at home last week, the undefeated Calhoun Yellow Jackets travelled to Coahulla Creek High School in Dalton to take on the Colts on Senior Night. The Jackets came into the game with a lot of momentum and sought to earn a similar result on the road as th…

Cory Nix was driving down I-75 on the way to watch his son’s travel baseball team practice in the Kennesaw, Georgia, area. As soon as he arrived at the facility, he received a phone call. It was Gordon Central High School principal Doug Clark. He was offering Nix the position of head footbal…

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