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The Sonoraville High Volleyball Program hosted its annual Lady Phoenix Youth Volleyball Camp last week from Wednesday through Friday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. each day. The camp was directed by Sonoraville High coaches and players, and campers were taught the fundamentals of the game through dril…
The focus was on learning and fun this week as the Sonoraville High Volleyball Program hosted its annual youth volleyball camp at the high school gym.
On Saturday, July 14, the Sheriff’s Auxiliary hosted the Ninth Annual Youth Football Clinic at the Recreation Department football field on McDaniel Station Road. The weather cooperated perfectly with a cloud cover and breeze in place of recent high temperatures.
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 Gordon County 8-under All-Star Girls team recently showed that they were the best team in the state in their age division with a dominant trip in Whitfield County.
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…
The Gordon County 5-6 year-old All-Stars recently finished fourth at the district tournament. That finish qualifies them for the sanctioned state tournament on June 21 in Powder Springs.
The Calhoun High Cheerleading Program hosted their annual Youth Cheer Camp this week from Monday through Thursday for campers ages 3-13 years old.
The Calhoun Football Program hosted their annual Youth Football Camp this week from Monday through Thursday for campers in kindergarten through eighth grade.
The Sonoraville High Baseball Program hosted their Phoenix Youth Baseball Camp last week from Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. each day.
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.
The Sonoraville Football Program hosted their annual Future Phoenix Youth Football Camp this week from Tuesday through Thursday for campers ages 5-14.
The Rome Hilltoppers 14U basketball team finished our spring schedule recently winning the Northeast Cobb Basketball Spring League Championship.
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.
It was a wild ride on the local sports scene in 2017 from thrilling games and performances to milestone accomplishments to region, area and state titles to coaching changes and so much more.
The Calhoun High Lady Jackets basketball program hosted a preseason youth basketball camp on Saturday for local youngsters to improve and learn some new skills before the season starts in a few weeks.
The 7-8-year-old Trojans recently completed an undefeated season through the Gordon County Parks and Rec at the Sonoraville Rec Complex.
The Gordon County Parks and Rec and Calhoun Rec are both in the middle of their youth football seasons. For a list of recent scores, see page 6C of Wednesday's Calhoun Times.
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…
Sonoraville High 10th grader Jacob Cornette recently played in the Dizzy Dean World Series and helped the Trion Bulldogs capture the 16U championship.
The Calhoun Blue Barracudas made the long drive to Tifton last weekend to compete in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class B/C State Swim Meet, and the long drive back was certainly a happy one.
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.
It’s almost time for football again, and the Gordon County Sheriff’s Auxiliary is giving local youth players a chance to learn some new tips and tricks before the season starts in the next couple months.
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.
An enthusiastic group of local youth soccer players spent the week on the pitch sharpening their goal-scoring abilities and absorbing information about international cultures during the Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp at the Calhoun Recreation Department.
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 Phoenix 8-under All-Stars traveled to Adairsville this past weekend and came away with a runner-up finish at the SBO All-Star Challenge.
Another week of summer vacation brought with it three more local youth summer camps as youngsters got a chance to learn some new skills as well as have a lot of fun.
Ashworth Middle student Wyatt York and Red Bud Middle student Logan Thomas are each headed to the National Junior High School Finals Rodeo after their performances at the GJHSRA Finals last weekend.
The Sonoraville High Softball Program hosted three days of instruction, learning and fun last week as they held their annual Lady Phoenix Youth Softball Camp.
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 seven-year old co-ed soccer team representing the Calhoun Recreation Department earned a state championship trophy last weekend by finishing first after two wins in Thomasville.
The youth in our community are constantly bombarded with some degree of influence. It can be very easy to overlook these moments, good or bad, especially in the busy lives we lead.
The Gordon Central girls and boys basketball program held their annual preseason youth basketball clinic this past weekend, and it was a big success according to Gordon Central girls head coach Erick Hopper.
Calhoun Middle seventh-grader Dylan Faulkner recently competed in the National AAU Junior Olympics in Houston, Tex. and came way with some impressive finishes.
Fusion 10-under Girls recently won the ISA World Series at The Summit in Chattanooga. In the photo they proudly displaying their trophies, plaque and championship rings following their title-game victory.
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.