This past basketball season, the Lookout Valley Yellow Jackets quietly turned in an 18-win campaign and captured the District 4-A regular season championship, all while being led by a 5-foot-11 guard that played much bigger than his size.
For the second straight year, the LaFayette Ramblers chance to make up ground on the second day of the Class 4A state golf tournament was thwarted by Mother Nature.
The Georgia Northwestern Cheer Cats continued to add to their 2018-2019 roster as they picked up a signature from athletic Dalton High School senior Maggie Scruggs last Tuesday.
I'm sitting here at my kitchen table pecking away on my laptop, quietly celebrating what has been an unbelievable day for prep sports in northwest Georgia, specifically for Gordon Lee High School.
All-Region baseball teams for Regions 6-AAA and 6-AAAA were announced this week and several players from the Catoosa-Walker County area were selected.
Back in December, following her selection as the Catoosa County Volleyball Player of the Year, Ringgold’s Ricki Lynn Bickley said she would like to play volleyball in college, but only if the right opportunity presented itself.
The LaFayette Ramblers have finished fourth in Class 4A the past four seasons, but they will have their work cut out for them if they are to make it five in a row.
Eighteen holes of the Class 1A public school boys' state golf championship are in the books and the Gordon Lee Trojans are halfway home to another state championship.
An outstanding season for the senior-heavy Heritage Generals came to an abrupt end as the six-time state champion Cartersville Hurricanes, loaded with several Division I commitments, sent the Generals back to Boynton with sweep of their Class 4A state semifinal series, 6-5 and 10-2.
After finally making it past the third round of the Class 3A state playoffs, the Ringgold Tigers' quest for a state championship ended on Tuesday one round short of the championship finals.
LaFayette’s Skylar “S.J.” Oxford was already planning to attend Berry College in Rome this fall and stay in a dorm just across the street from the Vikings’ on-campus basketball arena.
The Gordon Lee Trojans and Lady Trojans entered the final day of the Class 1A public school state track championships in Albany leading the team standings.
A good-sized contingent of Ridgeland football supporters got their first chance to see the Panthers under new head coach Cortney Braswell Friday night during Ridgeland's spring scrimmage against the visiting Cleveland Blue Raiders from Tennessee.
With just eight events left to run in the Class 1A Public School state track meet in Albany, the Gordon Lee Trojans and Lady Trojans are both leading the pack.
First-year LaFayette head football coach Paul Ellis got a good look at the state of his team on Friday when the Ramblers made the trip to Coosa to meet the Eagles and the Jacksonville (Ala.) Golden Eagles.
The traveling party of Charlton County Indians supporters arrived in northwest Georgia on Friday and immediately put up several signs temporarily renaming Claude Hendrix Field "The Swamp" and self-proclaiming the Chickamauga baseball complex as "The Home of the Indians".
The Cleveland State Cougars are getting set for their second season in the ever-growing world of college cross country and on Tuesday, they tapped into northwest Georgia to help boost their program.
Gordon Lee seniors Kannen Derryberry and Hayden Murphy have been teammates for a while now and they see no reason to let a little thing like graduation keep them playing together for a while longer.
In a little less than two weeks, LaFayette High School senior Matthew Newsom will enjoy one of the biggest days of his life as he will don cap and gown, walk across a stage and collect a diploma, signaling the unofficial finish line of his childhood.
There's no place like home, and if you are the Ringgold Tigers, there's been nowhere else but home when it comes to the Class 3A state baseball playoffs.
RINGGOLD - The Heritage Generals found themselves in what was essentially a staring contest Wednesday night and it was visiting West Laurens that blinked first.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles gave up four runs in the top of the first inning, trailed 5-1 going into the bottom of the third, but still found a way to rally for a 7-6, five-inning victory over visiting Berean Academy on Monday.
After the top two teams in the North Georgia Athletic Conference faced off in a one-run contest just over a week ago, everyone expected two - or possibly three - close games between Ringgold and Gordon Lee when play began in the tournament finals Monday at Frank Seabolt Field in Boynton.
Even with music blaring over the stadium speakers, the distinctive voice of Cortney Braswell was still loud and clear across Bowers and Painter Field during a little intersquad session early Friday evening.
There are a lot of things LaFayette head coach Paul Ellis is trying to get accomplished with his new team, not the least of which is trying to learn who everyone is.
Ridgeland High School is set to graduate two senior competition cheerleading squad members later this month and both will continue to cheer in college.
A love of the game of soccer and a desire to grow as a player and a person were two factors in what led Ridgeland senior Whitney Boehm to sign her letter of intent to attend and play for Truett-McConnell University this upcoming fall.
The LaFayette Parks and Recreation Department will be holding a 1 Day Challenge baseball tournament on Saturday, May 12 at Lowell Green Park.
The LaFayette High School JROTC competed in the GHSA state rifle championship on April 28 at the Pool International Shooting Complex at Fort Benning. Only the top 17 teams in the state earned a spot in the state championships.
The finals of the 2018 North Georgia Athletic Conference baseball tournament are set and it will be the top two teams in the regular season battling it out for the title.
The Ringgold Tigers took advantage of control issues by Franklin County pitchers and punched their ticket to the Class 3A state quarterfinals for a third consecutive season with a sweep of the visiting Lions Thursday evening at Bill Womack Field.
Gordon Lee High School will host its annual Trojan Baseball Camp, June 4-7, from 8 a.m.-12 noon each day. The camp is for players, ages 5-12, with a cost of $100 per camper, which includes snacks and drinks.
For the third straight year, Ringgold's Gavin Noble will participate in the Class 3A boys' state golf tournament as an individual player after the junior shot a 72 at the Area 6-AAA tournament at Fields Ferry in Calhoun on Tuesday.
Watching the LaFayette Middle School Ramblers golf team as a fifth Grader, Grant Langford set a goal for himself - to win the North Georgia Athletic Conference individual title all three years he was in middle school.