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After helping to lead Heritage to the first Final Four of the Class AAAA state playoffs in school history, Joseph Hill and Alex Barbee signed their letters of intent to play collegiate baseball.

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After continuing to exemplify a top caliber football player in the state of Georgia, executing solid tackles and sacks for losses, former Heritage Generals’ defensive tackle Justin Adekoya made the play of plays on a fall evening in October 2012. Following a series of run plays—Adekoya waite…

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Rising Ridgeland senior football player Jalyn Shelton made a verbal commitment this week to attend and play football at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. He is the first Ridgeland football player to ever commit to playing for a service academy.

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Locations all over the northwest Georgia area will be buzzing with baseball excitement starting the weekend of June 9 as the 2017 Dizzy Dean District 1 Baseball Tournaments will get underway.

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The offense showed flashes of what they could do and the defense was Flash-like as the Ridgeland Panthers closed the book on spring football practice Friday night at Bowers and Painter Field with a scrimmage against the McMinn County Cherokees, a Class 6A team from Athens, Tenn.

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The Oakwood Christian Eagles basketball roster will have a different look to it next season as for the first time since the high school program’s inception, Matthew McDonough will not be in an OCA uniform.

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On Thursday night, pads were cracking, coaches were hooting and hollering, and players were protecting, catching and carrying a pigskin on the gridiron as Heritage High School held their annual spring football game, which was actually a controlled scrimmage.

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In the broiling heat dozens of America’s pastime aficionados were cheering on their favorite baseball teams—the Heritage Generals and the Blessed Trinity Titans. As the temperatures cooled down in the evening at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, supporters of the Generals—folks that jour…

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Former LaFayette High School state long jump champion Damarcus Simpson, who went on to become a two-time NCAA Division II outdoor national champion and a two-time indoor runner-up while competing for Chadron State (Neb.), is proving what he can do at the highest levels of NCAA track.

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Heritage High School Class of 2017 graduates Trent Kiniry and Corbee Wilson wrapped up an exceptional season with the Generals on the gridiron by signing on to institutions of higher learning on Friday.

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Cleveland State has made plenty of inroads into northwestern Georgia over the past couple of seasons while on the baseball recruiting trail and Chickamauga is certainly a familiar stop for the Cougars' coaching staff.

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The Gordon Lee High School baseball team will hold a youth camp June 5-8 from 8 a.m.-12 noon each day at the high school baseball complex on Crittenden Avenue in Chickamauga for players ages 5-12.

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Day 2 of the Class A Public School state track meet wrapped up in Albany on Friday night, and while the Gordon Lee girls aren’t leading the pack like the Gordon Lee boys did after their first day of action, the Lady Trojans are certainly within striking distance.

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The retooling of the Georgia Northwestern golf roster recently found head coach Eddie Jackson in Tunnel Hill as he signed two more players to bolster the ranks.

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After tying the school record for the most wins in a season following a sweep of Appling County in the Sweet 16, the Ringgold Tigers weren’t able keep momentum going in the Class AAA Elite Eight on Thursday.

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Dozens of America’s pastime lovers—and lovers of Heritage and Ringgold middle school baseball—were in a blithesome nature as they shouted words of encouragement to their favorite team. By the end of Game 3 in the NGAC Championship, Heritage Middle School players were looking for the nearest …

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The Ringgold Tigers finished with a 365 in their final Class AAA tournament of the year at Indian Trace on Monday.

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