Youth Sports

The Calhoun High Volleyball Program hosted its annual Youth Volleyball Camp this week from Monday through Thursday for campers in the third through eighth grade. The camp was directed by Calhoun High coaches and volleyball players, and campers were taught the basics of the sport through drills,

The Calhoun High Soccer Program hosted its Youth Soccer Camp this week from Monday through Thursday for campers ages 3-12 years old. The camp was directed by Calhoun High coaches and soccer players, and campers were given the chance to learn and improve in the sport through instruction, dril…

The Sonoraville Basketball Program hosted its Youth Basketball Camp this week from Monday through Wednesday for campers in first through ninth grade. The camp was directed by Sonoraville High coaches and basketball players, and campers were taught the basics of the sport through drills, inst…

The Calhoun High Track and Field Program hosted its Youth Track Camp this week from Monday through Thursday for campers in kindergarten through eighth grade. The camp was directed by Calhoun High coaches and track athletes, and campers were introduced to the different events in the sport and…

The Sonoraville Wrestling Program hosted its Youth Wrestling Camp this week from Tuesday through Thursday for campers in kindergarten through eighth grade. The camp was directed by Sonoraville High coaches and wrestlers, and campers were taught the basics of the sport through drills, instruc…

The Calhoun High Baseball Program hosted its annual Calhoun Youth Baseball Camp last week from Monday through Thursday from 12:15-2:45 p.m. each day. The camp was directed by Calhoun High coaches and players, and campers were taught the fundamentals of the game through drills, instruction, s…

The Calhoun Basketball Program hosted their annual Youth Basketball Camp this week from Monday through Thursday for campers in kindergarten through eighth grade from 9-11:30 a.m. The camp was directed by Calhoun High coaches and players and campers were instructed on the basic aspects of the…

The Sonoraville High Cheerleading Program hosted their Sonoraville Community Camp this week from Monday through Wednesday for campers ages 3-12 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. each day. The camp was directed by Sonoraville High cheerleaders and coaches, and campers were taught the fundamentals of cheer…

School might be out, but local high school athletic programs aren’t taking the Summer off as several are giving back by hosting instructional youth camps.

Local girls team the CFA ‘08 competed two straight weekends in high level soccer tournaments in which they were able to take gold in the Georgia Soccer Academy Cup and UFA Xtreme Cup. The team finished both tournaments with record of 6-1-1 competing in the U10 bracket, and that placed them w…

The Phoenix of the Gordon County Parks and Rec 9-10 boys basketball league recently completed an undefeated season at 8-0 and were crowned league champions. The team is coached by head coach Shannon Oolee Belcher and assistant coach Sean Belcher.

Two local youth state champion teams were recognized on Tuesday night at the Gordon County Commission Meeting. The Gordon County 8-under Girls All-Stars (pictured first) who won the GRPA Coach Pitch State Softball Championship, and the Gordon County 8-under Boys All-Stars (pictured second) w…

The Calhoun High girls and boys soccer programs got their chance to give back this week as they hosted their annual youth camp to teach young players more about the game while also having some fun.

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston and the Sheriff’s Auxiliary hosted their annual Football Clinic on Saturday at the Calhoun Rec Dept. Football Field for players ages 6-13 with special guests, local coaches and players and others instructing.

The Sonoraville 8-under Phoenix All-Stars have been together al-most two months since the end of the regular season at the Gordon County Parks and Rec, and they have worked hard since starting the All-Star season to reach their potential. That work paid off on Friday night as they can now ca…

Wrestling is a sport in which the success a person has is a direct reflection of the amount of work and time they put into it. For Cole Hunt, this Summer has shown how hard he’s worked and how dedicated he is to wrestling.

Two local teams were the final teams standing in their respective tournaments on Tuesday night as they were each crowned District 5 champs at the Calhoun Recreation Department Complex.

The word of the week was improvement at Calhoun Youth Softball Camp as the Lady Jackets program got an opportunity to work with younger players at getting better in several different areas.

The Sonoraville High football coaches and players got a chance to work with a big group of youngsters that could be wearing the red and white in the future as the program hosted its annual Future Phoenix Football Camp this week.

The Northwest Georgia Nitros, a local swim team that operates out of the Calhoun Aquatic Center, will send four swimmers to the NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, Fla. this week. They began the meet on Tuesday and it will wrap up on Saturday.

The Crushers Travel team out of Calhoun recently played in the eighth annual Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic in Alpharetta and were the last team standing in the 8-under division as they were crowned tournament champs.

The Calhoun Gold All-Stars competed well in last week’s Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A/B Flea Coach Pitch (8-under) State Tournament and came away with a second-place finish after a hard-fought battle in the championship game against Cartersville.

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