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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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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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As the gleaming sun permeated every inch of Frank Seabolt Field on Monday, the proverbial pin could be heard dropping on the field as middle school baseball players did their best to accentuate every baseball task they learned throughout the year, and their whole lives playing America’s past…

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The Georgia Northwestern Athletic Department celebrated its 2016-2017 sports season this past Thursday night with its annual banquet on the school’s Gordon County campus and the night concluded with two more inductees into the Bobcat Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Coming off a second straight state playoff appearance and the program’s fifth region championship since 2008, the Ridgeland Panthers began their annual spring practice last week in preparation for the build-up to the 2017 season.

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Shortly after adding Courtney Blair to next year's Georgia Northwestern Cheer Cats squad, head coach Karen Stoker went back to Coahulla Creek High School to pick up another soon-to-be Colt alum.

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